January 22, 2014

Philadelphia Wedding Photographer | Amada | Tomer + Sarah

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Tomer and Sarah knew what they were doing. After dating for three years and knowing each other even longer, Sarah and Tomer eloped atop a mountain in Virginia, a 3 mile hike where Tomer had popped the question just two months before. It was just them and their officiant, a very close professor who was ordained just for them. It was important that they have something very intimate from day 1.

But where’s the fun in that if there’s not a group of friends and family to help them celebrate their marriage? Enter their reception party help at the delicious Garces restaurant, Amada, in Old City.

It was a chilly December night when their closest 40-something friends and family gathered together for a night of congratulations, drinking, dining, and mingling.

I met up with them a little bit before the party started for a few nighttime pictures in the area.

Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures

Tell me you don’t adore Sarah’s party-length ruffled gown and stunner pumps!

Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures
Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures
Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures
Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures
Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures

The party inside was filled with the expected revelry!

Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures
Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures
Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures

And because I couldn’t help but snatch the shoes when I saw Sarah kick them off later in the night.

Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures
Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures

I am so, so happy for these two. They both have hearts of gold. Sarah is finishing up school to be a vet and Tomer just earned his doctorate. They live with four big, happy puppies in Virginia.

Old City Philadelphia wedding pictures

“It is a risk to love. What if it doesn’t work out? Ah, but what if it does.” ~ Peter McWilliams

Wedding Reception: Amada, Philadelphia, PA
Wedding Photographer: Lindsay Docherty Photography
Wedding Dress Shop: Elizabeth John’s
Hair & Makeup: Courtney Shannon
Shoes: Benjamin Adams
Wedding Rings: Rosenberg Diamond Company

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