Independence Day is a holiday for fireworks, so what could be more explosive than an almost July 4 Wedding at the Mansion in Saratoga NY?  It was a hot, gorgeous day with lots of love and laughs.  Team Mansion was on point as always and it was a joy to photograph this wedding.  Below are some of my favorite images from the day.

Wedding Invitation Photo

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The guys got ready downstairs at the Mansion. The socks were so perfect!

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Ring Security.  How cute is this?

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I personally like to use black and white for the getting ready portion of the wedding day a lot, especially with the guys.

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A little help from Mom.

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Wedding Preparation Photo

The Mansion recently installed a beauty salon area for all the girls to get ready–perfect!

Bridal Boudoir Photo

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A calm moment before the excitement begins.

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Bridal Preparation Photos

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Seriously, moments like these are why I do what I do.

Black and White Bridal Photo

And voila! All dressed and ready to take on the world.

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That front room on the second floor with the huge mirror is such perfection!

Bridal Portrait Photos

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How about the groomsmen and those spectacular socks!

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I just love the emotion in these photos.

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How adorable are the ring bearers?

Bridesmaid Bouquet Photos

Roses and Eucalyptus from the Posie Peddler--so pretty with the navy bridesmaid dresses.

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The incomparable Reverend Joy Burke working her magic at the wedding ceremony.

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Tying the knot–for real!

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Did you check out that arbor, mantel and chandelier?

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Some of my favorite wedding photos to capture are the candid moments.

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Ashley’s gorgeous dress and veil were from LIly Saratoga.

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Black and White or color? Which is your favorite?

Contemporary Bridal Portrait Photo

Love the look of high key photos and this backdrop is perfect.

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The falls also make a great backdrop.

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How fun!

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The topiary wall from Total Events was a nice touch, as were the Saratoga Water Bottles.

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The blue was perfect for an Independence Day Wedding!

Mansion Wedding Reception Photos

Entertainment by Saratoga Sound is always great.

Wedding Reception Photos

Wedding Reception Toast Photos

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We took just a quiet moment to capture this image, and I am so thankful we did!

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The details at this wedding very much were in keeping with the venue’s ambiance.

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What better way to send the bride and groom off on Independence Day than with a sparkler exit? Well done!

Wedding Venor Team for Ashely and Michael’s July 4 Wedding:

Venue:  The Mansion Saratoga                                             Wedding Officiant:  Reverend Joy Burke

Florals:  The Posie Peddler                                                   Entertainment:  Saratoga Sound

Dress:  Lily Saratoga                                                             Decor Rentals:  Total Events

Did you enjoy this Summer July 4 Wedding at the Mansion?  You might also enjoy Lydia and Carter’s Canoe Island Lodge Destination Wedding as well.

Are you ready to book a photographer?  Let’s chat–call (518) 584-4237.