Shalyn and Ben are one of the most adorable couples I have ever met. They have a great sense of humor, style, and taste. Their wedding day took place on September 10th in the gorgeous Wadsworth Homestead Estate located in Geneseo, NY.
The day began as I pulled up to the estate on a gorgeous warm Fall day. The first thing that caught my eye was the huge field full of horses across the lawn of the estate. I walked into the estate and was amazed by the size and charm it had. It was a perfect place to have wedding.
I first met Shalyn upstairs in one of the suites. Shalyn and her bridesmaids were getting ready while they blared 90’s music. Shalyn’s dress was a gorgeous mermaid fit with a long lace train. After visiting with the girls, I walked over to the groomsmen’s suite and met Ben. He was getting ready for their first look before the ceremony. The first look took place out in front of the estate. Ben could hardly contain his excitement as he waited for his soon-to-be bride’s arrival. One of my favorite shots is Shalyn and her bridesmaids walking down the stairs to meet Ben.
The afternoon wedding began in the backyard under a canopy of trees. Shalyn and Ben shared their love for one another, reciting their handwritten vows. Their friend conducted the ceremony and she had everyone laughing and smiling until the end. The reception took place in a tent in the garden of the estate. The tent was decorated in elegant decorations. A chandelier hung from the center, tee-light candles set the mood, and gorgeous flower centerpieces brought the tables to life. The night was one to remember as the guests were treated to great music, s’mores, and an ice cream truck.
Shalyn and Ben are a couple I will never forget. Their love for their family and friends is very apparent and is what makes them such a lovely couple. A love story that began in Boston will forever stand strong as they made their commitment to be husband and wife on this beautiful Fall day. I wish them both all my best.
Hannah Marie Tree