Ashley + Patrick | Claytor Lake Wedding Photographer

Ashley + Patrick | Claytor Lake Wedding Photographer

Ashley + Patrick | Claytor Lake Wedding Photographer

Let me start out by telling you just how excited I have been for Ashley and Patrick’s Claytor Lake wedding! This couple is SO MUCH FUN!

I first met Ashley over Facetime when we had our first meeting. Ashley and Patrick live in Florida so we had to have a meeting that way. Right away I knew I loved this girl! What a sweet, fun, and hilarious person Ashley is!

I first met Patrick when he and Ashley came up from Florida for their engagement session. Ashley’s family owns a home on Claytor Lake. It turns out that this was the spot that Patrick first proposed to Ashley so it really holds a special spot for them! What a gorgeous location it was too! Be sure to check out that session here: Ash & Pat’s Engagement Session

Their wedding day was a bit overcast but that didn’t damper the mood at all! Everyone who came was there to celebrate two wonderful people and that was obvious! The ceremony was held on the lawn by the gazebo. It overlooked the gorgeous lake and was just perfect. Ashley’s dress was divine and she found it at David’s Bridal. She looked gorgeous! The flowers were from Best Wishes out of Blacksburg. Just look at that beautiful bouquet!

The reception followed at the Claytor Lake Water’s Edge Marina. Every single detail was meticulously planned by the always wonderful Sherri of Events by Sherri. That woman works wonders! From the minute I arrived to the moment I left everything was running like clockwork! I know Ashley and Patrick appreciated not having to stress about anything!

Dinner was prepared and served by Hazelbea Catering and OH MY GOODNESS was it delicious! My favorite had to be the little fried green tomatoes… or was it the pulled pork sliders??…. or maybe the shrimp and grits?? How does one decide??!!!! Trust me, everything was perfect!

Ashley and Patrick danced the night away and everyone had a blast. Russell Prusak with RSP Entertainment was the DJ and he kept the party going! I honestly cannot remember a moment when people weren’t up and dancing!

The cake was so perfect too! I loved how it was decorated. Kaitlyn Davidson who works with Sherri at Events by Sherri was responsible for that masterpiece!

Alright! I have certainly babbled on enough for one post! I bet you’d like to see more photos of this awesome wedding and this perfect pair!

*A special thanks to the always amazing Marica Walters of Rivers and Roads Photography for second shooting. She is always awesome!!!

Claytor Lake Wedding Photographer