Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Dara & Eric's Wedding ~ Pier Wisconsin

Dara and Eric’s wedding theme was none other than her favorite color... PURPLE :) And what a gorgeous purple wedding it was, with the clean, modern architecture of Milwaukee's Pier Wisconsin as their backdrop.

From Dara’s shoes, to the flowers, to the chair linens, to their gorgeous custom Ketubah (marriage contract), purple was incorporated everywhere to the finest detail. It was so much fun to see how their theme was carried throughout.

As prevalent as the purple was the love and excitement of their family and friends, who were glowing as much as the bride and groom that day!

We love this shot from their First Look. Dara and Eric, in tears of joy after seeing each other for the first time, held each other outside on the Pilot House terrace of Pier Wisconsin. Following some kisses, they waked inside to find their family and wedding party (who had been watching through the windows) all sharing in their tears... such a touching moment :)

I hope Eric enjoys these shots with the wall of typography... he’s a fellow (and very talented) graphic designer :)

After the First Look, we photographed their Bride and Groom, Family and Wedding Party photos all before the wedding, followed by the pre-wedding, very intimate Ketubah signing ceremony (there wasn’t a dry eye in sight). Here’s a close-up of their beautiful Ketubah with Dara’s equally stunning ring...

Dara’s dad beautifully sang “Love Me Tender” in the beginning of the wedding ceremony (it’s actually been stuck in our heads as we process their photos!).

The breaking of the glass, followed by a passionate first kiss as Husband and Wife :)

Dara and Eric during the Hora...

Their amazing band kept the dance floor PACKED. In fact, Adam and I have never seen a wedding with SO many people dancing. The dancing even extended far beyond the dance floor... so much fun to photograph!

Before the night was over, Adam and I made sure to get some shots of Dara and Eric under the changing lights by the “Great Lakes Future” exhibit and grand staircase. We looove these shots... as much as we loved photographing their day.

Congrats Dara and Eric! We agree with your family and friends’ speeches that you’re such a great couple! :)

~Miranda & Adam

What kinds of amazing wedding themes have you seen? Are you planning a cool theme for your own wedding? What types of materials do you look at for inspiration?

Ceremony & Reception: Pier Wisconsin
Officiant: Rabbi Ron Shapiro
Florist: Impressions by Esther Flemming
Cake: Delicately Delicious
Caterer: Bartolotta’s
Band: Bob Filler Orchestra
Videographer: Jerry Hall
Coordinator: Gail Fode


  1. These are awesome. I love the window images and the detail shots. But all are so great. My fav is the last one. WOW!

  2. We can't wait to shoot here! All of the fun glass and available light inside rocks:) Great work!

  3. Amazing pictures! I love the great use of angles and lighting.

  4. nice pics guys!