Chelsea & Rudi- Citizen's Bank Park

Chelsea & Rudi- Citizen's Bank Park

In honor of meeting up with Chelsae and Rudi recently to create their wedding album, I thought it would be great to share the highlights of their fun filled Phillies wedding. Chelsae and her girls got ready at Chelsae and Rudi's gorgeous home in the city. The guys got ready at the Marriott in Center City. We then met up at City Hall for the cutest first look. Chelsae and Rudi were surrounded by their 9 bridesmaids, 9 groomsmen, and parents who cheered them on from the sides. It was truly a special moment. We then headed to Rittenhouse Square for a quick stop for portraits before heading to the Phillies Stadium to get married!

Chelsae and Rudi got married at home plate on the Phillies field. It was such an awesome place to have their ceremony, walking out through the dugout. Family was watching from the stands and a row of immediate family on the field with them. Their ceremony was officiated by a friend and it was a gorgeous day for their special day. I also love how everyone in the stands was given foam fingers!

The reception took place for the FIRST time outdoors at the Citizen's Bank Park. It was a beautiful set up complete with citrus fruit and bold bright colors. You can tell Chelsae and Rudi put a lot of thought into the design. The night was filled with a lot of dancing and some polish traditions like the Apron dance and the Oczepiny. At the end of the night we were allowed to go down to the field to take some epic night time pictures. Truly a day to remember! Thanks again for choosing Ray of Sunshine Photography to capture your beautiful wedding.




Venue: Citizen's Bank Park

Flowers- Carl Alan

Cake- Vanilya

Catering- Aramark

Transportation- Philly Limo Rentals

DJ- Mark Rodgers

Ice Sculpture- Don Lowing

Bridemaids Dresses- EarlSalko

Groomsmen Tux's- Jos A Banks

Hair- Rogelio Tirado 

Make-up- Jessica Rosales

Headshots for Harvey- Donate What You Can

Headshots for Harvey- Donate What You Can

Ray of Sunshine Photography along with Elegance Artistry and Heather Vellner Hair are donating their services in exchange for donations to the Houston Humane Society. Headshots for Harvey!

Tia & Gordon- Longwood Gardens

Tia & Gordon- Longwood Gardens

Tia and Gordon's wedding is only one short month away! Tia has never been to Longwood Gardens and Gordon went once on a school field trip so I'm glad I got to show them around this gorgeous place. With all my sessions, I try to make it more of a fun experience then a 'stiff' photo shoot so it was awesome to see them laughing and going a long with all my crazy requests. Their happiness and laughter truly shows throughout their pictures.

My favorite moment from their session was the pictures at the fountain. They are having an intimate Philadelphia wedding in a garden and then guests will be heading to a restaurant for dinner. Tia and Gordon won't be doing some of the normal wedding traditions such as a first dance. So when we were next to the fountains the song "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong came on while the fountains moved to the music. I told them to take this time to have their first dance and it was truly a special moment. Gordon had the biggest smile on his face and they were engulfed with love in that moment. I hope that is something they remember about this day as well. 

Can't wait to capture your special day with your children by your side!