May 8, 2013

Philadelphia Wedding Photographer | Glen Foerd Mansion | Jen + Joe

Wedding

We had a few days of strange 80+ degree days and then came the day for Jen and Joe’s wedding and Glen Foerd Mansion. It was chilly and damp, which really only made the grand estate feel more proper somehow. The beautiful venue on the Delaware River was vibrant with green and overflowing with history and charm. It’s a place Jen has known practically her whole life.

Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion

Despite coordinating a wedding and four very little ones, Jen looked radiant.

Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion

They had a first look before the ceremony. It was great to wander the grounds and spend some quiet time together.

Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion

As I said, Glen Foerd is beautiful and oh-so-charming.

Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion

The ceremony was held in the drawing room, just the right size to hold the couple’s intimate 35 guests. This room with lush red tapestries, gilded mirrors and chandeliers, and piano player in the background felt perfect. Governor Ed Rendell, a close family friend, presided over the ceremony.

Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion

There were little ones everywhere. The couple opted for a low key dinner reception and I stayed through the cocktail hour to get a few images of the day’s revelry.

Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion
Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion

Congratulations, Jen and Joe, on your happy day! Here’s to many, many more!

Philadelphia wedding at Glen Foerd Mansion

“Love is the only gold.”
~ Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Wedding Ceremony: Glen Foerd on the Delaware, Philadelphia, PA
Wedding Reception: Glen Foerd on the Delaware, Philadelphia, PA
Wedding Photographer: Lindsay Docherty Photography
Dress Designer: Demetrios
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Catering: Conroy Catering

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