Thanks for stopping by and checking out the blog! Here, you’ll find love stories that will take your breath away, some wedding tips and tricks for soon-to-be-married couples, and so much more! I’m so glad you stopped by, and I’m so excited to share my heart with you!
I’m Lexi, a wedding photographer based in Columbus, Ohio, and Savannah, Georgia, and I’m so glad you’re here. I’m a hopeless romantic with a big smile and a big heart for capturing incredible couples across the globe. I believe in capturing relationships in a timeless, romantic way while still having those effortless moments of joy in between. I value experience in life more than anything else, so it’s important to me to have a great experience for my couples that are undeniably in love.
Madison and Brock’s Ivory Meadows Wedding day was absolutely perfect for them, and it was so much fun finally celebrating these two!!
Their wedding plans had changed a couple of times, so once they could figure out a date and secure a wedding venue, they couldn’t wait to marry one another finally! Brock and Madison were high school sweethearts, and they even dated long-distance for a few years as they were both college athletes. When Brock proposed, he made an amazing backdrop in her backyard and included her loved ones in on the celebration.
ALSO CHECK OUT: Madison and Brock’s Engagement Photos at Ault Park in Cincinnati
Once I arrived at Ivory Meadows, Madison’s mom helped her into her wedding dress while her bridesmaids waited outside so they could have a first look with her. As they all turned around, they cheered for how gorgeous she looked, and a few happy tears were shed. Next up, it was Madison’s dad’s turn for a first look. Father and daughter first looks are becoming one of my favorite parts of a wedding day because of how sweet they can be! Her dad turned around with a big smile.
Before their ceremony, Brock and Madison decided to share a first look and then have a private vow reading. This was one of the sweetest things I had ever seen, as they both were so emotional, and their vows came straight from the heart. If you are thinking of making your own personal vows but want to avoid doing them in front of everyone at your ceremony, do them before or even after the ceremony!
A few minutes before the ceremony began, Madison’s bridesmaids and mom took a few minutes to pray over her. Their faith is important to them, so they decided to take communion during the ceremony. After sealing their marriage with a dip kiss, we went into family and wedding party photos.
Madison’s first dress was a sweetheart neckline, and she added gorgeous detachable sleeves to the dress. The sunsets at this wedding venue are stunning, and they were so excited for sunset portraits! She changed into her second dress for these photos, a spaghetti-strap, lace mermaid dress.
When you have your wedding at Ivory Meadows, you can purchase their decoration package. Madison and Brock decided to do this, and it was such a great decision! The Ivory Meadows wedding venue team takes care of setup and tear down, and you don’t have to worry about ordering all the decor. There are so many benefits to choosing this add-on package!
It was a night to celebrate the newlyweds in the best possible way, with these two and their friends dancing the night away! When all the traditional dances were out of the way, Madison changed into a third dress, which was so cute! She even changed her shoes and put her hair into a high pony. After she changed, we went outside to take some nighttime portraits with direct flash. It’s super trendy to do this, and I love how they turned out!
Working alongside these two and capturing their love story was such a joy! Congratulations, you two! Enjoy scrolling through some of my favorites from their Ivory Meadows wedding!
Have you booked Ivory Meadows as your wedding venue, but you’re still searching for your dream wedding photographer? I loved photographing there and would love to chat with you about your wedding plans!
Ceremony venue: Ivory Meadows
Reception venue: Ivory Meadows
Photographer: Lexi Alexander, LRA Photo
Dress shop: Reading Bridal District
Dress designer: Martina Liana
Hair stylist: Lucy Gallagher
Makeup artist: Natalie Mays
Bridesmaids dresses: Baltic Born
Groom’s attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Florist: Furst The Florist
Cake: Cindy Mullins
Catering: Little Miami River Catering
Videographer: Chloe Barber
Signage: Southpaw Scribe Design