Sofia & Jake – Backyard Wedding

Summer weddings have a special charm, with their warm breezes, blooming flowers, and the promise of new beginnings. And when the venue is a beloved family home, the celebration takes on an even more intimate and meaningful tone. In this post, we’re diving into the magic of Sofia & Jake’s summer backyard wedding.

Picture a beautiful property in Beavercreek, where lush green lawns stretch out under the golden rays of the summer sun. Amidst this forrest setting stands the charming home of Jake’s aunt, a place filled with laughter, memories, and love. The backyard, with its towering trees becomes the perfect canvas for a wedding celebration.

When I arrived at the property, I began photographing precious details and the final getting ready touches before their first look. Sofia & Jake had a private moment amongst the trees for their first look and the reading of their vows. We got to take some gorgeous couple photos, fun pics with the wedding party, and group shots with all the fam.

As it gets closer to the ceremony, guests are greeted with handmade signs directing them to various points of interest – from the ceremony area to the reception space and the dance floor. White chairs and are aligned throughout the yard, inviting guests to relax and mingle as they await the main event.

Sofia, radiant in her flowy dress, made her entrance, escorted by her proud father. All eyes are on her as she walked down the aisle. Jakes expression was a mix of nerves and excitement as he waited.

Under the bright summer sun, they exchanged vows, promising to love and cherish each other for all the days of their lives. They seal their commitment with a kiss, officially becoming husband and wife.

With the formalities concluded, the real celebration begins. Guests are treated to a feast of delicious food and refreshing drinks, served buffet-style under the trees. Laughter and music fill the space as friends and family members raise their glasses in toast after toast to the newlyweds.

As the night progresses, the backyard pergola transforms into a lively dance floor, with guests of all ages joining in the celebration. From classic love songs to upbeat anthems, the music sets the tone for a night of energy and joy.

As the evening draws to a close, and the last dance is danced, guests bid farewell to the newlyweds, showering them with dried flower petals. And though the night may come to an end, the memories of this magical summer backyard wedding will live on forever in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to be a part of it. There’s something truly special about exchanging vows in the familiar embrace of a beloved family home. An experience like no other – a perfect blend of love, laughter, and cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

“Thank you so so much for capturing our day and our love so beautifully. Forever grateful for you 🫢🏼”

x, Hannah


Florist: Songbird Floristry

Lighting: West Coast Event Productions

Signage: Life in Letters

DJ: The Fire DJs

Coordinator: Samantha Rose Events

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