The Wedding of Katie Russell and Doug Kempner

[sound of cheering in the background!!]

April 28, 2018 at Yesterday Spaces

105 Sluder Branch Road, Leicester, NC

Ceremony Start Time: 4:30

Yesterday Spaces, Map for Photos.jpg

Photography Timeline (Jennifer, Primary Photographer)

1:00 to 2:30:

Getting Ready Photos with the Bride

  • At her parents house in Asheville (Brent and Lee Ann Russell)
  • Address is 105 Big Spring Drive, Asheville NC 28804
  • 3 bridesmaids will be there along with parents and grandparent
  1. Candid, natural photos of the wedding party getting ready – last touches
  2. **Family and bridesmaids should plan to be in their wedding attire by 1:00 or 1:30 with hair and makeup complete

  3. Katie putting on her dress
  4. Quiet moment with mom and grandmother - candid
  5. Photo of the bride seeing her dad after she's in her wedding dress 
  6. Portraits with the bride + portraits with bridesmaids + photos with your mom (also dad and grandma)

2:30:

Drive to Yesterday Spaces

3:30:

Katie Arrives at Yesterday Spaces 

  • Goes to the reception space, upstairs. Jennifer will find you there.

3:45:

First Touch – Photo of Katie and Doug (in the stall area under the reception barn)

4:00:

Photos of guests arriving for the ceremony

4:30: 

Ceremony (about 30 minutes long)

5:00 TO 5:45

PHOTO 1:

Group family photo: bride and groom + bride’s immediate + extended family

  • Brent and Lee Ann Russell
  • Susan Russell
  • Mary Anne & Gunther Rankenburg
  • Susen, Allen, Elizabeth, and Ethan Sanders
  • Deck and Sue Goetz
  • Sally and Larry Foister
  • Melanie and Sam Foister
  • Terri and Mark Sutton
  • Mary Kate and Mitchell Sutton
  • Matthew Sutton
  • Susan Swart
  • Hisham & Joe Kamal
  • Audrey and Sam Swart
  • Katie and Doug
  • = 29 people

[LEE ANN’S aunts, uncles, and cousins go to cocktail hour - Mary Anne, Gunther, Sanders family, Deck and Sue]

PHOTO 2:

Group family photo: bride and groom and bride’s immediate + extended family 

  • Brent and Lee Ann Russell
  • Susan Russell
  • Sally and Larry Foister
  • Melanie and Sam Foister
  • Terri and Mark Sutton
  • Mary Kate and Mitchell Sutton
  • Matthew Sutton
  • Susan Swart
  • Hisham & Joe Kamal
  • Audrey and Sam Swart
  • Katie and Doug

[KATIE’s aunts, uncles and cousins on Lee Ann’s side go to cocktail hour]

PHOTO 3:

Group family photo with the bride and groom and bride’s immediate + extended family

  • Brent and Lee Ann Russell
  • Susan Russell
  • Sherry & Gene Hubbard
  • Justin Hubbard
  • Vanessa & James Rastberger
  • Tracy Russell and Lisa McLaughlin
  • Katie and Doug

[Katie’s aunts, uncles, cousins on Brent’s side go to cocktail hour]

PHOTO 4:

Group family photo with the bride and groom and groom's immediate + extended family (aunts, uncles, cousins - mom's side)

  • Betsy and Paul Kempner
  • Marga Kempner
  • Russell and Nancy Ellis
  • Rebecca Ellis, Michael Rossi, Ian and Myles Rossi
  • Deborah Ellis
  • Fred Ellis
  • Katie and Doug

[Doug’s aunts, uncles, cousins on Betsy’s side go to cocktail hour]

PHOTO 5:

Group family photo with the bride and groom and groom's immediate + extended family (aunts, uncles, cousins - ad's side)

  • Betsy and Paul Kempner
  • Max and Paige Kempner
  • Marga Kempner
  • Daphne Kempner, Joel Meyerson, Quinn Meyerson
  • Peter Kent, Megan Evans, Dae and Noah Kent
  • Katie and Doug

[Doug’s aunts, uncles, cousins on Paul’s side go to cocktail hour]

PHOTO 6:

Bride with her mom and her grandmother: Katie, Lee Ann and Audrey Swart

PHOTO 7:

Bride with her grandmother : Katie and Audrey Swart

PHOTO 8: 

Katie and Doug with the bride’s grandparents ()Audrey and Sam Swart

[Audrey and Sam Swart go to cocktail hour]

PHOTO 9:

Groom and bride with the groom’s grandparents: Russell and Nancy Ellis

PHOTO 10:

Groom and bride with the groom’s grandparents: Max and Paige Kempner

PHOTO 11:

Groom and bride with the groom’s parents + grandparents: Russell and Nancy Ellis, May and Paige

[All of Doug’s grandparents go to cocktail hour]

PHOTO 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17:

  • Bride with her mom (Lee Ann and Katie)
  • Bride with her dad (Brent)
  • Katie and Doug with Katie's parents (Brent and Lee Ann)
  • Bride with her sister (Susan)
  • Bride with her mom, dad and sister (Lee Ann, Brent and Susan)
  • Bride and groom with bride’s parents + bride’s sister and bride's sister's boyfriend 

[Brent and Lee Ann go to cocktail hour]

PHOTO 18 through 27:

  • Groom with his mom (Betsy)
  • Groom with his dad (Paul)
  • Groom and bride with the groom’s parents
  • Groom and bride with groom’s parents + groom's sister

[Paul and Betsy go to cocktail hour]

  • Groom with his sister (Marga)
  • Katie and Marga (bridesmaid)
  • Bride with Erika (bridesmaid)
  • Bride with all bridesmaids (Susan, Erica, Marga)
  • Bride and groom with all wedding party (Ryan, Casey, Erika, Marga, Susan)
  • Groom with all groomsmen (Ryan and Casey)

[Wedding party goes to cocktail hour]

    5:45 TO 6:15: Bride & Groom Portraits, about 30 minutes

    6:15: Reception (about 120 guests):

    • Bride and groom announced and enter followed by 4 toasts)
    • About 120 guests
    • Dinner
    • Dances after dinner
    • Dances with parents
    • Cake cutting
    • Dancing

    7:55:

    * Start of dancing: golden hour photo with Katie and Doug

    10:15: Send Off


    Timeline: Second Photographer: 2:00 to 7:00

    Address: 305 Sluder Branch Rd, Leicester, NC 28748

    • Vendor parking: as you pull up the hill, go to the left for vendor parking on the bottom floor of the barn
    • park so you won't be blocked in by other vendors, as you're leaving earlier

    2:00 to 2:15: Detail photos of the bout's, overhead shot of the bout's laid out (metal table is usually on the porch)

    2:15 to 3:15/3:20: Groom getting ready photos 

     Reception Barn, Porch is on the left of the photo

    Reception Barn, Porch is on the left of the photo

     
    • Location: Covered porch at the reception barn at Yesterday Spaces
    • Groom and groomsmen slipping into their jackets, adjusting cuff links and neck ties
    • Groomsmen getting their bout's pinned
    • Candid photos of groom and groomsmen on the porch + groom's dad
    • Treelined walkway beside the reception barn - portraits of the groom + groom's dad + groomsmen

    IMPORTANT: BRIDE WILL ARRIVE AROUND 3:20/3:40, AND THE BRIDE AND GROOM DO NOT WANT TO SEE EACH OTHER BEFORE THE CEREMONY

    invite doug to go to the stalls when the photos are done

    3:15: Photos of the setup of the reception spaces, flowers, decor, cake, etc. (wide shots and detail shots) + photos of the setup for the ceremony

     ceremony field at yesterday spaces

    ceremony field at yesterday spaces

     

    4:00: Second photographer moves toward the ceremony space for photos of guests arriving – getting shots of folks as they walk up the treelined walkway and also taking their seats for the ceremony

    4:30: Ceremony

    5:00 to 6:00: Photography of the cocktail hour – guests and mingling

    6:00 to 7:00: Photography of the 1st hour of the reception (Bride and groom announced and enter followed by 4 toasts)

    Vendor meal avaialble at 6:45/7:00


    Vendors:

    wedding planner: Sara Tagliarino, Front Porch Events, sara@frontporcheventsnc.com

    Wedding flowers: Shady Grove Flowers

    Wedding cake: Waynette at Sweet Promises

    Caterer: Coloful Pallete