From Brittany’s simply timeless Maggie Sottero bridal gown (that she was obviously BORN to wear) with her cathedral length veil to the stunning white florals paired with navy suits and mauve bridesmaids dresses, this classic Laurel Hall wedding was elegant and timeless from top to bottom! Brittany and Brandon deserved the sweetest most beautiful day and that’s esctly what I had the privilege of capturing! They were glowing in front of my camera all day which made it really hard for me to wrap up any portrait time they gave me!
From the moment I met Brittany, I knew she had a classic style. But I was not prepared for how timelessly elegant her and Brandon’s wedding day would be. Laurel Hall was the perfect backdrop for this classic wedding day and leading up to this was a washout! We had so much rain, the grounds were too soft for a ceremony in the grass. Turns out Brittany loved the rain plan much better! The ceremony on the terrace was intimate and the perfect way to commit to one another in front of all their loved ones.
What I loved most about working with these two was Brandon’s kind, go-with-the-flow mentality (and seeing the way he looks at her never gets old!) and Brittany’s everything-has-a-plan personality (just like me!). They balance each other out so much and being able to spend the whole day with them, watching them interact with each other and their friends was a joy!
To the newlyweds, Mr & Mrs Botts,
To say it was an absolute joy to be part of this season with you both is an understatement!! It was an honor to celebrate alongside you and meet your sweet family and friends (the Wright sisters officially feel like my own sisters!). Capturing your love yesterday warmed every part of my heart and did not want the day to end! You both have become friends and look forward to seeing you both at the sisters’ weddings someday! (because surely these girls love me as much as I love them haha Kayla’s up next!) Enjoy reliving your day through my favorite images because I HAD SOOOOOO MANY!
A fan favorite already!!
MY GOODNESS, HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THESE TWO?!
I can’t even handle this… I have to wonder how on Earth I got so lucky to have a couple this beautiful and classy!! Brittany, you were born to wear this Maggie Soterro gown, oh my goodness.
Everyone meet Grandma Pat! She’s Brittany’s GREAT grandmother and had an Irish blessing for the bride and groom (she’s 94, born in Liverpool of Irish parents, she told me several times!) and at the end, she said “God Bless America!” because she loves this country!
Laurel Hall, an iconic and historic wedding venue in Indianapolis, Indiana, exudes timeless charm and elegance that sets the stage for unforgettable wedding celebrations. Nestled in the heart of Indianapolis, this venue offers a picturesque backdrop that is a dream come true for any Indiana wedding photographer. With its rich history and exquisite architecture, Laurel Hall’s romantic ambiance captures the essence of love in each frame, making it a prime choice for couples seeking an enchanting and classic wedding experience. From the lush gardens to the stately interiors, this venue offers a diverse range of settings, ensuring that your wedding photographs will showcase the magic of your special day. When it comes to capturing the moments that matter most, Laurel Hall is the ideal canvas for Indiana wedding photographers to create lasting memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.
Photography Courtney Rudicel
Planner Bridget Davis Events
Venue Laurel Hall
Florist Pomp & Bloom
Bridal Boutique Here Comes the Dress
Dress Designer Maggie Sottero
Jewelry Olive & Piper
Shoes Badgley Mischka
Bridesmaids David’s Bridal
Groomsmen Louie’s Tux Shop
Hair Hayley Swan and Lauren Hunter
Makeup Hannah Kitchen and Miranda Hummel
Escort Cards The Lettering Grove
Catering A Cut Above Catering
Cake On the Corner of Sweet & Potato and Taylor’s Bakery
Music Complete Indy
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Courtney Rudicel is an Indiana Wedding Photographer and Educator. Her specialty is joyful, timeless & playfully romantic wedding photography for classic couples and helping other photographers build a business they love by delivering the ultimate client experience. Within Indiana, she serves Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Carmel, Noblesville, Zionsville, Lafayette, Bloomington and South Bend. Areas in surrounding states that she serves: Columbus, Dayton, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, Ohio; Ann Arbor, Battle Creek and Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is available for destination weddings and engagements. Contact her for more detailed pricing.