You might remember Jay and Kristen from their wave crashing engagement session last year. You may also recognize some familiar faces in this wedding party! We first met Jay and Kristen at Jay’s sister Janine’s wedding back in 2011. Since then, we’ve reunited again and again as we had opportunities to photograph many of their friends’ weddings too. It was so natural to photograph them on their wedding day, we felt right at home amongst our little Manifesto family.
Their heartwarming ceremony took place on Jay’s parents’ property. It was beautiful, intimate, and meaningful. Afterwards we headed over to Coventry Gardens for a few group photos, and then to Mackenzie Hall for some private moments with just the bride and groom. The reception took place at St. Clair College Centre for the Arts. Designs by Diane did a great job as usual with the decor, and Maple City Bakery filled everyone’s bellies with delicious treats for dessert. Of course, we cannot forget to mention the phenomenal band that kept the party going late into the night, Fifty Amp Fuse. They are so good! We finished off our time together with the couple by taking a few sunset photos at Dieppe Gardens on Windsor’s waterfront.
Jay and Kristen, we are so incredibly grateful that we have gotten to know you and all your wonderful crew that we now consider friends! You really are so blessed to have such incredible longstanding friendships in your life, not mention fabulous families. You are loved. We wish you both the best in your married life!
“When someone else’s happiness is your happiness, that is love.” – Lana Del Rey
Dress: Le Salon Bridal Boutique, Southfield Michigan
Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Men’s Suits: Freeds
Ceremony: Groom’s Parents’ Home
Post Ceremony Catering: Casa Bella Catering
Officiant: Gloria of Royal Wedding Gardens
Wedding Panner: Beautiful Wedding by Me, Lisa Best
Makeup Artist: Carly of Lipsn Tips
Florist: Flowers by Design
Reception Venue: St. Clair College Centre for the Arts
Cake & Desserts: Maple City Bakery
Band: Fifty Amp Fuse
Decorator: Designs by Diane
Chivari Chairs: Exquisite Event Rentals