Rosamond Gifford Zoo Wedding | Brendan & Bethany - HHawkinsPhotography
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With all the rain we've had the past few months here in Syracuse, NY, Bethany and Brendan  hit the jackpot with a beautiful sunny day for their wedding!  Welcome to their wedding blog post full of their pictures!

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All of the bride's gorgeous details including both of their rings and, I assume, her "Something Blue" in this adorable wooden box!

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And here is the Bride!... all ready for her ceremony!

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I always love the nostalgic pieces that are incorporated into wedding days, and so when I found out that Bethany was wearing her grandmother's wedding headpiece, I knew I had to get some good photos of that as well!

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And the Groom... his helpful and definitely hysterical Groomsmen at his side!

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Brendan's smile just moments before their First Look!

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And Bethany's!

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The bride's and bridesmaid's beautiful flowers were arranged by The Floral Gardens in Cicero, NY and did a beautiful job!

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The First Look

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Sweet expressions... and a few happy tears

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Brendan and Bethany held both their wedding ceremony and reception at Syracuse's Rosamond Gifford Zoo, which is where we also did all of their pictures!

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Now I knew that Bethany's Maid of Honor Jill had requested a bridal party photo in front of the penguin tank, but I didn't realize she loved penguins so much until I saw that she had a couple  of penguins actually tattooed on her back!  So we definitely made that shot a priority! 

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The Bridesmaids and Their Fun

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The Groomsmen's serious side

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And their goofy side!

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On the way to their wedding ceremony!

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Here Comes the Bride!

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The Kiss

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Announcing for the First Time, Mr. & Mrs.!

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The First Dance

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Mother Son Dance

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Father Daughter Dance

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Best Man & Maid of Honor Toasts

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The Flower Girl and one of the Ringbearers... so cute I couldn't even help but post this one!!!

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The Wedding Cake made by a family friend!  And  the cake topper, a subtle nod to their love for Harry Potter!

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The Cake Cutting and Smashing!

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Time to Dance

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Brendan and Bethany, we are so excited for the two of your to begin this chapter of your lives together and were so glad to be able to capture your memories for you.  Many congratulations and best wishes!

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A Syracuse Zoo Wedding | Brendan & Bethany