April 5, 2018

Romantic Winter Wedding at Swarthmore College | Springfield Country Club Wedding | Erin and Alex

The day was still, peaceful.  The sun shone down, spilling its light on the hills and valleys of this beautiful February day in Pennsylvania.  Erin was preparing at her parents home to make a huge step with her incredible partner in crime, Alex.  She has such a beautiful grace about her that completely matched the tone of the day- calm, peaceful and filled with beautiful light.  After zipping into her wedding gown, Erin shared a moment with her mother, father and their family pup.  As she descended the stairs of her childhood home, her bridesmaids were waiting and so incredibly excited to see their best friend ready to get married!  These are the moments that a wedding day is built on.  The moments of quiet anticipation, moments of closing one chapter and beginning a new one.  

Alex and Erin opted for a beautiful church ceremony and were celebrated into married life with a beautiful streamer exit from the church!  From there we headed to Swarthmore College for the two to have a quiet moment together an enjoy being husband and wife.  They snuggled, held hands and soaked in this beautiful February day.  When we arrived at Springfield Country Club, Erin and Alex headed out into the fields during golden hour to exchange some personal vows to each other.  It was one of the most beautiful and touching moments.  They expressed their love to each other as the sun faded behind them.  What a beautiful way to cap off the day before heading in to celebrate with their friends and family.  What an honor to capture these memories for Erin, Alex and their amazing families!  We can’ wait to see what life brings them next!

Song of the Day: Promised Land by The Milk Carton Kids


Ceremony: St. Denis Church

Reception Venue:  Springfield Country Club

Photography: Samantha of Samantha Jay Photography

Personal Florals & Bridal Table:  Fresh Designs Florist

Makeup:  True Beauty Marks 

Hair: Emily Lewis

Dress:  Bijou Bridal 

DJ:  Silver Sounds DJs

Cake: The Master’s Baker


Samantha Jay Photography is run by Samantha Moore, a dedicated wedding and lifestyle photographer with an emphasis on creating romantic, heirloom images for adventurous couples in love.  She is based in the Philadelphia area and offers travel anywhere in the world!  Some dream travel locations are Ireland, California, Marfa, Washington, Colorado, New Orleans, London, Barcelona.  She believes in timeless, organic, romantic images that show the beauty of love.

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