Petracca – 6.3.17

Our first impressions of Natalie and Brad were that we had a very active, energetic, and affectionate couple in our hands. Brad is this strong, muscular guy who found himself this tiny pip of a girl in Natalie and we were so excited to be able to work with them. We were thrilled to get a couple with an active lifestyle (because it usually means we can get a lift or two in 😉 for photos). Throughout the wedding process we became even more impressed by them as a couple. Both being from the area, work took Brad to Louisville, Kentucky and Natalie happily followed, although their hearts were still in Sandusky. Fortunately the stars aligned and they were able to move back home… but did we mention that moved happened the week before their big day? Talk about a lot being on their plate! But these two handled it like champs. We loved the traditional black and white elements of their wedding paired against the amazing lake views that the Sandusky Yacht Club has to offer. And during their day we discovered that Natalie and Brad were so much more than we ever expected them to be. Our muscle-man that is the epitome of strength was also the sweetest, most sincere teary eyed groom we’d ever had. Our hearts melted every time Brad got worked up over his beautiful bride and the thought of being married to her for the rest of their lives. And our teeny spit-fire bride is also a super-mom to two sweet little boys. We’re very lucky to have clients who make us feel like friends and guests at their wedding and are always grateful for the relationships we build with them.




  • Ceremony – Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church
  • Reception – Sandusky Yacht Club
  • Rings – Levit Jewelers
  • Hair Stylist/MUA – Scarlett O’Hair
  • Florist – Tina B Distinctive Florals
  • DJ – DJ Ron w/ The Class Act by Bob Norris
  • Cake Artist – Nancy Schaner

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