Photographed a Wisconsin wedding Saturday, August 4, 2012 with Steve and Carrie up by Green Bay, Wisconsin. It started out really hot, up in the 90’s. The ceremony was outside at her parents home. Everything was beautiful! Everyone spent so much time in decorating and all the beautiful landscaping, it was simply amazing to see. The reception was at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
As the Wedding Ceremony starts it gets darker, and then the wind picks up. Then it gets extremely windy, rain starts, and then it just starts pouring, coming down sideways in buckets. Keep in mind there was no cover over the Bride and Groom or the guest seating area. Guest were running for cover under the text area, few at a time. The pastor keeps asking them if they want to continue and they keep saying yes. Needless to say it was quite the experience. Musicians music blew away, flower vases blowing over, champagne glasses, decorations, little baskets of food for guest, with popcorn, etc … everything got wet and was blowing away. Small flower tubes with rose petals were flying through the air. Through it all the Bride and Groom kept smiling and laughing and still completed the whole ceremony. Scott got completely soaked, thank goodness we brought extra clothes for backup. Was amazing to see and photograph. Thank goodness we had our assistant Emily with us to capture more images and help.
Then when we were driving to the reception we had to pull off on the side of the road because you couldn’t see anything in front of us. The hail and wind was horrific, our car was rocking back and forth with the wind, thought we were caught in a tornado. Quite the experience yesterday. Everyone loved seeing all the images right away yesterday when we put together a slideshow for the reception. All in all .. they didn’t let the weather bother them, they kept smiling and still enjoyed their beautiful wedding day. Will be posting a slideshow of images later, be sure to check back to see the slideshow.
Wedding Photographers: Ambiance Studios, Scott and Cathy Erickson www.ambiancestudios.com
Florist: Petal Pushers, Barbi, www.petalpusher.com
Bridal: Mothers wedding gown designed/sewed by her Mom. worn by her Mom, altered in Chicago at The Dress Doctor
Formal Wear: Dubois Formalwear
Entertainment: Midwest Sound DJ Entertainment
Cater: Runaway Spoon
Cake: Runaway Spoon
Wedding Ceremony Music: The Green Bay Heritage String Quartet, www/heritagestringquartet.com
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Ambiance Studios by Scott and Cathy Ann Erickson is located in West Bend Wisconsin; servicing Wisconsin and Illinois; available for traveling worldwide. We are a husband and wife team with over 20 yrs of experience and we LOVE photographing weddings and people, events, moments and lifestyle events.Dedicated to creation of cherished images that capture the love and romance of your wedding day. Capturing the essence of you … your emotions and feelings … telling the story of you with pictures. Your memories are priceless … and will be passed down for generation to come.
Scott and I are full of imagination, creativity and I have fun in all things we do in business!
Energizing and creative; define it as a contemporary style; Photojournalist with a High End and Fashion attitude … You will LOVE your images and album! Your wedding photographs will be “Elegant” with Dynamic lighting and composition … rich beautiful colors, individual dramatic cropping to give each image the attention it deserves. Your personality will shine through. Your images will make an artistic statement, distinctive and filled with honest emotion. Photojournalist style combined with relaxed formals; showing the love and affection between you and your family and friends, while being done in a timely manner so as not to keep you from your guests and special day. Creating award winning photography, portrait art and custom story book designs.
Well known for our custom designed Italian Fine Art Books everyone is raving about. The ORIGINAL Italian “celebrity style” fine art books are hand crafted in Italy with each book being a custom one of a kind design to our client’s style and taste. Same books our celebrity photographer friends and mentors use; so you know they are of the highest standard and quality available today.
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Scott and I had the pleasure of participating in the Wisconsin bridal show at the Hilton Garden Inn, Milwaukee Park Place. Everything was amazing, and done beautifully. Met some awesome wedding couples and vendors. Was great to see all the wonderful staff there again. They do an amazing job at The Hilton Garden Inn, you are sure to be please if your book your wedding or event with them.
Our wedding collection promotions will be ending in 30 days. Our dates for 2012 are filling up fast, we are only accepting up to 6 more weddings for the year of 2012.
Contact Scott or Cathy Ann to schedule a meeting or to book your event.
(262) 338-0922 http://www.AmbianceStudios.com
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Scott and I had the pleasure of photographing Lucas and Ciara’s engagement session in Cedarburg, Wisconsin at covered bridge in our cold winter weather. These are just a few of our favorites. We had so much fun, cant wait until their wedding, its going to be so much fun.
Scott sand I have been in business for over 20 years and LOVE photographing wedding proposals, engagement sessions, weddings, destination wedding photographers, after sessions, trash the dress sessions, fashion, cultural events, lifestyle sessions and special events worldwide. We have a passion when it comes to those special moments and memories and especially love capturing the details, emotion and fun and laughter from your special day.
To reserve your date we require $1000.oo for your retainer to reserve your date and price.
Two thirds of your balance is due 60 days before your event.
The final payment is due 10 days after your event. This allows you time to use all of your gift certificates towards your wedding photography.
Payment plans are also available for your special day.
Call us and we can discuss your event in more details or schedule a free consultation at our studio.
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Scott and I are so excited to announce we have a brand new Logo. Finally something we LOVE. Hope to get it posted later today. Watch for the update on our website ….
Cathy and Scott Erickson
Scott and I are looking to add on another photographer and Inter to help assist us in shooting weddings. If you or you know someone that may be interested, please contact us for more details. We look forward to hearing from everyone …
Cathy and Scott Erickson
We would like to announce that Ambiance Studios by Scott and Cathy Erickson will be taking our photography on the road to Las Vegas, Nevada.
This is your chance to have your photography done in this beautiful magnificent city at a fraction of the cost.
Take a look at just one of the amazing backdrops that Las Vegas has to offer…
If you are considering having us do your Engagement photos, an After Session or have always just dreamed of a Vegas wedding, now is your chance.
Gentlemen, if you are getting ready to propose to the lady of your dreams, why not do it in Las Vegas and let us capture that magic moment?
This is such a beautiful city with beautiful backdrops and scenery; you won’t want to miss out on this. This is limited to the first 5 – 8 couples; so contact us right way for more details. We would normally charge a fee for travel expenses, but seeing we will be there anyway, we will waive the travel expenses.
Special note to our current clients:
If we are already photographing your wedding and still need your engagement or already photographed your wedding and would like to do an after session or trash the dress session; contact us so we can work you into the schedule.
We look forward to photographing you in this exciting city.
Call us today to schedule your session or wedding
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