Alaina & Alex | Weirton WV Weddings | 2017

I’ve known Alaina since she was a little girl. She’s now a beautiful young woman who married her soul mate. Alex is perfect and together they are magic! Their wedding took place at Sacred Heart of Mary (Weirton, WV) on a crisp, yet beautifully sunlit day on March 11th. After the ceremony, their elegant reception took place at the St. Florian Hall in Wintersville, OH. Catering by Piergallini’s, Flowers by Fern Landesberg-Myers, music and entertainment by the fabulous Jonathan Mihellis of Finest Events.
rings, flowers, wedding rings, engagement ring, red roses, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding

The Bling

bouquet, flowers, bouquet bling, red roses, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding

Keeping the Grandparents Close

groom, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding

Getting Ready

wedding gown, black and white photos, bouquet, flowers, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding

Almost Time!

wedding gown, lace, bouquet, flowers, boquet bling, red roses, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding

All Smiles

mother of bride, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding

Alaina and Her Mom

sacred heart of mary, aisle, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding

Alaina’s Mom Gives Her Away

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, vows

Vows

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, vows

He Only Has Eyes for Her

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, priest, homily, sermon

The Homily

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, sermon, divine mercy, bride and groom

Fr. Dennis making our couple laugh

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, church, ring exchange, bride and groom, altar

The Exchange of Rings

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, stained glass, unity candle

Lighting of the Unity Candle

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, unity candle, church, bride and groom

Lighting of the Unity Candle

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, blessed mother, our lady of czestowchowa

Flowers for the Blessed Mother

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, the kiss, stained glass, altar, lace, wedding gown

You May Kiss the Bride

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, furbaby, dog

Alaina and Alex’s dog Niko

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, stained glass, church

The beautiful parish of Sacred Heart of Mary

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, stained glass, church

Alaina and Alex

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, stained glass, church

Alaina and Alex

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, stained glass, church, flowers, bouquet

Alaina and Alex

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, stained glass, church, the bride, wedding gown, flowers

Beautiful Alaina

sacred heart of mary, weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, stained glass, church

Alex

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH

Wedding Cake

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH, cake cutting, wedding cake

Alaina and Alex cut their cake

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH, cake cutting, wedding cake

Cutting their cake at the beautiful St. Florian Hall

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH, cake cutting, wedding cake

Sharing Cake

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH, first dance

Alaina and Alex – First Dance

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH, first dance

Happy Together

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH, mother daughter dance

Happy Tears

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH, mother son dance

Alex and his mom

weirton wedding photographer, pittsburgh wedding photographer, spring wedding, bride and groom, st. florian hall, wintersville OH, shots, toasts, wedding toast

Limoncello Shots

I.B.E.W. Annual Awards Banquet | St. Florian Hall, Wintersville OH

Once again the I.B.E.W. Annual Awards Banquet and Christmas party was a wonderful event in a beautiful Venue! The St. Florian Hall in Wintersville, OH is a spectacular venue not just for reunions and parties, but wedding receptions as well. Click here to see the photos from this year’s event! To order photos, click here or send us an e-mail at: tamara@tamarascamera.com or call (304)670-7194. St. Florian Wintersville

St. Florian Hall, Wintersville OH

I.B.E.W – Local #246 Banquet | December 12th, 2015

It was a pleasure, once again, to photograph the Christmas Party and awards banquet for the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) local chapter #246. Years of service awarded were from 20 to 55 years! The event was held at the Serbian American Cultural Center in Weirton, WV. Once again the food was amazing and the staff at “The Serbs” (as we locals like to call it) outdid themselves. Everyone dressed for the season and the atmosphere was cheerful and festive. To see all the photos from the event, click on the word here!

Serbian American Cultural Center, IBEW, IBEW #246, TamarasCameraPhotography

Awards Banquet

Serbian American Cultural Center, IBEW, IBEW #246, TamarasCameraPhotography

Serbian American Cultural Center; Food Service

Serbian American Cultural Center, IBEW, IBEW #246, TamarasCameraPhotography

Celebrate

Serbian American Cultural Center, IBEW, IBEW #246, TamarasCameraPhotography

I.B.E.W Local 246, Holiday Party/Awards Banquet | 12.13.14

It’s important to say that Electricians really know how to throw a party! I was honored to be their photographer this year for their event. Based out of Steubenville OH, the I.B.E.W. chapter held their banquet at the Serbian American Cultural Center in Weirton WV. To say the center out-did themselves on food would be an understatement. Kudos to the chefs, staff and management who all did an outstanding job making this festive evening a great success! Did I mention how good the food was?!? There were pasta and seafood stations, meat carving stations, full salad bar with so many choices for the first time in my life I actually went back for seconds. Congratulations to all those who received awards as well – many industry service awards were given including one gentleman who celebrated 65 years! Enjoy these previews – but to see ALL the photos from the evening, please click here. Thanks for looking!

Serbian American Cultural Center, I.B.E.W, Event Photographer, Corporate Photographer

Meat Carving

Serbian American Cultural Center, I.B.E.W, Event Photographer, Corporate PhotographerSerbian American Cultural Center, I.B.E.W, Event Photographer, Corporate PhotographerSerbian American Cultural Center, I.B.E.W, Event Photographer, Corporate PhotographerSerbian American Cultural Center, I.B.E.W, Event Photographer, Corporate PhotographerSerbian American Cultural Center, I.B.E.W, Event Photographer, Corporate PhotographerSerbian American Cultural Center, I.B.E.W, Event Photographer, Corporate PhotographerSerbian American Cultural Center, I.B.E.W, Event Photographer, Corporate Photographer

65 Years Award

Market District Grand Opening, Dublin, OH | Corporate

Veggy Artist, James Parker, Cake Boss, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerCake Boss, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerCake Boss, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerCake Boss, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerCake Boss, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District Grand Opening, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerCake Boss, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerCake Boss, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerVeggy Artist James Parker, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerVeggy Artist, James Parker, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerCake Boss, Even Photographer, Dublin OH, Market District, Giant Eagle Corporation, Pittsburgh PhotographerJust a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of once again shooting the Grand Opening festivities for another Market District. This one in Dublin, Ohio – nestled in a beautiful shopping area that I only wish I’d had a little more time to explore! I had the joy of photographing talented “Veggy Artist” James Parker and Buddy Valastro (Cake Boss). Sincere thanks to Preston Ciranni of the NFM Group for hiring me – I truly enjoy the opportunity to shoot something completely different from the “norm”. I’ll admit, it’s also pretty cool working closely with some pretty awesome celebrities too! Here’s the link to all our photos and a few to post as well!

Pastor Marvin Taylor’s Retirement Party…Weirton WV | Events

What an extraordinary afternoon! We were honored to be able to shoot photos for Rev. Marvin Taylor’s retirement party as Pastor of the Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church in Weirton, WV. It was obvious how much his parishioners love him and his sweet wife, Katheryn. To see all the photos, please click the tab to the left of this post “Store” then click on “Storefront” – it will take you to our on-line storefront – click on “Taylor Retirement Party.” If you are looking at this on your smartphone, visit: http://www.tamarascamera.photoreflect.com to access the photos! Sincere thanks to Pastor Taylor’s family 🙂 Wesleyan Church, Weirton Wedding Photographer, Pittsburgh Wedding PhotographerWesleyan Church, Weirton Wedding Photographer, Pittsburgh Wedding PhotographerWesleyan Church, Weirton Wedding Photographer, Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer

Portraits and Weddings|Pittsburgh, PA

We have been all over Western PA, West Virginia and Ohio over the past three months!  It’s been a busy event calendar for us and I know I really needed to “catch up” on the blog.  Here’s just a sampling of what we’ve been up to at Tamara’s Camera Photography 🙂     Enjoy!!