Royal Melbourne Country Club Wedding

Courtney and Josh – Intimate wedding at Royal Melbourne Country Club 

Well hi again, everyone! Let’s give it up for one awesome couple, who just so happen to be newlyweds. Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Stevenson!

Courtney and Josh

We absolutely loved photographing Courtney and Josh’s wedding on October 9th. They had to move the date because of the Covid 19 pandemic. We started at the Courtyard Marriott in Lincolnshire.

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The ceremony took place at Saint Mary’s  in Buffalo Grove. The church was very strict on rules regarding Covid `9 and had setup specific for Pandemic. Courtney said that “We didn’t see each other until we walked down the aisle. We loved doing it that way. It was such a raw experience which is why I wasn’t smiling because I was trying to control my crying 🙂 

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They met in physical therapy school and the’ve been together for 6 years.Josh proposed while they were hiking in California. Once they got in top of the mountain he got down on a knee and popped the question. Courtney’s favorite moments at the wedding was having her closest friends and family with them to celebrate. Walking down the aisle and seeing each other for the first time.

Once we got to the Royal Melbourne Country Club, we took few portraits of the couple with their bridal party then the reception started! 

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It was the best day of our lives says Courtney. After the cake cutting they had emotional speeches from their friends and parents.

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This amazing day would not have been possible without the help from: Cake Maker: Sarah Stevenson, Wedding Planner: Kim Muller,  Caterer: Royal Melbourne Country Club, Florist: Lewis florist

Videography: Laurence – Media in Black and photography: Doru & Claudia – H Photography 

We wish Courtney and Josh many more years of love and happiness and can’t wait to see them at the big reception on July 31st!!!

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2 Comments

  1. Linda S Stevenson October 24, 2020 at 11:55 am #

    Beautiful pictures capturing a very special love!!!

    • H Photography October 26, 2020 at 7:43 am #

      Thank you Linda! It was a beautiful day as well with wonderful families. Royal Melbourne offered a great backdrop for wedding pictures.

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