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Backyard Wedding Photo from Pittsburgh, PA showing the branches of the tree giving the impression that it was embracing the chuppah

 Wedding Photographer for Pittsburgh, PA | the branches of the tree gave the impression that it was embracing the chuppah
Image Location: 
Private residence in Squirrel Hill/Pittsburgh/PA/USA

I wanted to shoot this wide enough to show the scene, but also the branches of the tree which gave the impression that it was "embracing" the chuppah which was "embracing" the couple. And that Clorox container stands out perfectly.

Jennifer "Frumie" and Steven were supposed to get married in New York but decided to instead have a scaled-back wedding on private property in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh where they currently live and work. They had an Orthodox Jewish wedding--only the 3rd one I've done in my 12-year career, so there were many elements that were unfamiliar to me, and therefore very interesting to me. They kept traditions such as the Badeken, Ketubah signing, etc., but I tried to select the photos that best reflected Frumie and Steven's unique story the best. I also tried to select the photos that highlighted their humor and playfulness, and photos that emphasized distance, as well as touches and embraces (ironic, given the times).