David & Ashley | Youngstown, Ohio | Megan Danser Wedding Photography

Not only have I ended the summer with the BEST weather…but this year has also given me the B-E-S-T couples everrrr!!! norris-5norris-6norris-7norris-8norris-9norris-10

I love when a groom sees his bride for the first time. Heart melter!norris-11norris-12norris-15norris-16

Married!!! Woot woot!

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More candles. Please always give me more candles. norris-31norris-33norris-34norris-35norris-37norris-38norris-39norris-41norris-43norris-44norris-45norris-42

CONGRATS you two!!! We can’t thank you enough for inviting us to be a small part of your beautiful day! It was incredible!! xoxo


ASHLEY + DAVID

Youngstown, Ohio

August 27, 2016

:: FROM ASHLEY ::

Describe your wedding day using 5 words :: Fairytale, Romantic, Elegant, Beautiful, Perfect

Funniest memory from the day :: When David stood on the chair during our Matron of Honor’s speech to reiterate how bad of a driver I am!

Most emotional memory from the day :: David dancing with his grandmother Baba in remembrance of his grandfather Dedo who passed away.

Any advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Your planning will pay off. Do not worry about what will go wrong, it all comes together!

Would you do anything differently :: Not a thing.

:: FROM DAVID ::

Describe your wedding day in 5 words :: Fairytale, Perfect, Exciting, Fast, Hot

Funniest moment from the day :: Standing on a chair with one shoe in my hand.

Most emotional memory from the day :: Seeing my beautiful bride walk down the aisle.

Any advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Don’t blink.

Would you do anything differently :: Wouldn’t change a thing.

:: SONGS ::

First Dance :: Jason Mraz “I Won’t Give Up”

Father Daughter Dance :: Carrie Underwood “The Girl You Think I Am”

Mother Son Dance :: Rascal Flatts “My Wish”

:: VENDORS ::

Ceremony :: http://www.stjohnthebaptist-campbell.org/

Reception :: http://mranthonysbanquet.com/

Florist :: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/gems-bridal-and-floral-youngstown-oh-405215

Limo :: http://www.fablimo.com/

DJ :: Chico Gonzalez – No website (DJ youngstown area)

Paper :: http://www.boardmanprinting.com/

Cake :: http://www.rullibrothers.com/

The Dress :: https://www.essensedesigns.com/stella-york/

Hair & Makeup :: https://www.instagram.com/hairandbeautyby_lauren/


Annnd as always, my day wouldn’t go as smooth as it does without this pretty lady helping out. I love Saturdays with you Jenny!!

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Annnnd we had a new member in our crew this weekend! My great and talented (and tall) friend Russ is an amazing videographer. He fit right in with us.norris-46

Check out his fab highlight film from this beautiful day.

October 6, 2016 - 10:50 pm

Brandy - Wow!! Such a gorgeous couple! Love all the purple. Great video too!

October 6, 2016 - 10:51 pm

Kathy - I love the sweet little girl with the curly hair. And the bride’s dress. Beautiful day that looks like it was spent with the ones they love most.

October 6, 2016 - 10:52 pm

Lori - The reception decor is gorgeous!! And i love the wedding party! Beautiful images!

October 6, 2016 - 11:52 pm

jenny g - How sweet! Those bridal portraits are beautiful in that light!! And can we talk about the bride’s gorgeous red hair?!! What a fun wedding! 🙂 XOXO

October 7, 2016 - 7:44 pm

Trisha Jones - Oh, what beautiful pictures! Looks like a great time was had by all….and Megan & Jenny again delivered! You guy’s rock!!

October 8, 2016 - 9:39 pm

Faye - LOVE LOVE LOVE all the B&G portraits! So So SO pretty! Details, light, love! You girls rocked it for sure!

October 9, 2016 - 11:49 pm

Gisselle - What a perfect day! Well done!!

October 11, 2016 - 9:10 am

Natalie - What a beautiful day!! Your colors are so rich & vibrant! Great job, Megan!!

October 11, 2016 - 9:52 am

Maike - Woah!!! What a beautiful church and such a fun party!!! Love this wedding!

October 11, 2016 - 10:17 am

Karen - This reception was rocking! love all of the fun action shots! That last dance shot is a keeper! It should be framed somewhere special. Love the little flower girl and the isle runner. Great job !

October 11, 2016 - 11:27 am

Chrissy - What a gorgeous day that you captured perfectly!!! Beautiful images Megan!

Asa & Katie | Columbus Ohio Wedding Photography | Megan Danser

Sooooo many special moments on this beautiful day! I first met Katie 4 years ago when she reached out for me to photograph her little sister’s senior portraits. I loved her family instantly and couldn’t WAIT to be a small part of her beautiful day with Asa. I mean, THAT RING!!khoury-10khoury-11khoury-7khoury-8khoury-9

These are the best cufflinks. Ever. khoury-16khoury-15khoury-13

First looks with dads melt me every time. khoury-17

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Married!! Mr & Mrs!! khoury-28khoury-29

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It was insanely hot & humid on this day in August. These two handled it like CHAMPIONS. You guys are the best. Below is my fave.

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KATIE!!! This gown. You are gorgeous, my dear. khoury-39

And you snagged yourself a handsome groom! khoury-41khoury-43

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These two had a choreographed dance. And it was amazing. khoury-47khoury-49khoury-50khoury-52khoury-53khoury-54

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!! For including us in your special day. It was amazing. I love you guys!


KATIE + ASA

Columbus, Ohio

August 20, 2016

:: FROM KATIE ::

5 words :: Amazing, beautiful, fun, memorable, and hot.

Funniest memory from the day :: When I spilled my drink all over Asa’s butt, so it looked like he had an accident the rest of the night. HAHA!

Emotional memory from the day :: Seeing my dad’s reaction when he saw me for the first time before we walked down the aisle.

Advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Enjoy every second of day! It goes by way too fast!

Do anything differently :: Nope. Loved every minute of it 🙂

:: FROM ASA ::

5 words :: Best Day Of My Life!

Funniest moment from the day :: When Katie spilled a drink all over my tux so it made it look like I had a really bad accident the rest of the night.

Most emotional memory from the day :: Seeing Katie for the first time.

Advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Listen to your future wife!

Do anything differently :: Not one thing

:: SONGS ::

First Dance :: John Legend – All of Me

Father Daughter Dance :: Tim McGraw – My Little Girl

Mother Son Dance :: Chicago – You’re the Inspiration

:: VENDORS ::

Ceremony & Reception :: The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral “https://www.greekcathedral.com/”

Florist :: The Flowerman “http://flowermanflowers.com/”

DJ :: Buckeye Entertainment (Wade was AMAzing) “http://www.buckeyeentertainment.com/”

Paper/Invites :: My Husband 🙂

Cake :: Alice’s Piece of Cake “http://www.alicespieceofcake.com/”

Caterer :: The Berwick (Stephanie and Orlando are the best) “http://the-berwick.com/”

The Dress :: Casablanca “http://wendysbridal.com/”

Hair & Makeup :: Hair – Beth “http://cutcolorstylestudio.com/” MakeUp – Leigh Ann (LOOVE HER) “http://makeyou614.com/”

Wedding Coordinator :: Rebecca Harvey – Friend and Me 🙂

Photographer :: Megan Danser & Jenny Barnes


Annnnnd I couldn’t accomplish all I do without the help of my talented friend and birthday twin. <3 thanks Jenny! Love you! #weareprofessionals

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September 30, 2016 - 11:49 am

Kristine B - What a gorgeous day!! I love that poppin’ purple! This couple is adorable & total champs for doing pics in the heat! Worth it!!

September 30, 2016 - 11:49 am

Karen - That bridal party looks like so much fun! I love the bride’s does, esp. the bottom, so pretty! pretty portraits of the two of them, great job!

September 30, 2016 - 10:43 pm

Jenny - There’s so much to love about these. Great work, Megan!

October 1, 2016 - 7:58 pm

natalie - What a beautiful day!! Everything looks perfect! Great job, friend!

October 3, 2016 - 2:46 pm

shannon - stunning work! your photos are so crisp, clear and colorful…i just love them!!! gorgeous wedding!

October 3, 2016 - 2:59 pm

jenny g - Oh man, I just love how you capture all things LOVE and genuine emotion throughout this special day for this sweet couple. I LOOOVE that BW shot of the pretty bride embracing her hubby after their dance. Fab work as always, Megan!!! XOXO

October 3, 2016 - 3:16 pm

Laurie - Ahhhhhhh – so gorgeous! I love all of the details, that dress is stunning!!! The portraits are absolutely stunning – you killed it girl!

October 3, 2016 - 3:19 pm

Maike - Oooh, what a stunning wedding! I’m SOOO in love with that church! It’s gorgeous!

October 7, 2016 - 7:40 pm

Trisha Jones - Great pics! You and Jenny are the best!!

October 11, 2016 - 11:59 am

Melissa Yocum - Perfect day!! And you can’t tell at all that it was hot and humid! Their portraits are beautiful!! LOVE the church and the party looks like it was a blast! These two are adorable together!

Chad & Candace | Columbus, Ohio Wedding Photography | Megan Danser

This wedding was straight out of a magazine! Everyyyyything was just perfect!

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Candace! This dress was MADE for you. Stunning!!!

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Their sweet First Look

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Time to get marrrrrried!!!

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Mr & Mrs!! Woot woot!!kettlewell-32

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I loved this wedding party. xokettlewell-17

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Thank you, thank you for having us be a small part of your day. We adore you guys and are so so happy for you. Cheers!! xoxo


CHAD + CANDACE

Zanesville, Ohio | August, 13, 2016

:: From Chad ::

Describe your wedding day in 5 words :: Best day ever!

Funniest moment from the day :: Oh wait, the margarita mix requires tequila to be added!?

Most emotional memory from the day :: The first look. Jims speach was a close second. And Uncle Frank.

Advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Photo booth was a huge hit.

Do anything different :: Buy tequila before hand.

:: From Candace ::

Describe your wedding day using 5 words :: Best day of my life. 🙂

Funniest memory from the day :: My flip flop flying off and hitting the ceiling while swing dancing with the groom.

Most emotional memory from the day :: Getting to see Chad during the first look

Advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Try to take in every moment! It goes so fast!

Do anything different :: More time visiting with friends and family

:: Songs ::

First Dance :: Better Today – Coffey Anderson

Father Daughter Dance :: I loved her First – Heartland

Mother Son Dance :: Simple Man – Lynyrd Skynyrd

:: Vendors ::

Ceremony & Reception Site:: http://www.wwvenue.com/

Florist  :://www.flowersonspringtreelane.com/

Limo/transportation :://www.nikkos-services.com/

DJ/band/entertainment :: Friend

Paper/invite designer :: Groom

Cake/dessert :: MOH/Friend of bride

Caterer  :://www.62bbq.com/

The Dress:: Wendy’s Bridal

Hair & Make Up :: Heather Jadwin/ http://www.thedesignstudiosalonandspa.com/

Wedding coordinator :: Ashlyn Gabriel/ Life’s Little Moments


And a big huge thank you to my friend and fabulous second shooter. #weareprofessionals.

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September 21, 2016 - 10:09 pm

Jenny - This wedding looks like it was SO fun! Every detail is perfect and so thoughtful. Your images do it justice – beautiful!

September 22, 2016 - 11:27 am

jenny g - LOVE these, Megan! I just love it when bride and grooms do that awesome string lighting at the reception. My favorite is the big sky photo with the groom embracing his beautiful bride. 🙂 XOXO

September 22, 2016 - 12:39 pm

Chrissy - I love EVERYTHING about this wedding!! Beautiful images, Megan!!

September 22, 2016 - 4:09 pm

Maike - What a gorgeous wedding! LOVE the shot walking down the aisle as husband and wife! So genuine and lovely!!! And the dress she changed into is awesome!!

September 22, 2016 - 5:20 pm

JennyBZ - Yesssssss!! Such a beautiful fun day!! Meg you did such an amazing job as always! Beautiful images!!! Candace and Chad, congrats again, it really was the best day!! Chad, was so good see you again! You found a gem, be good to her!

September 23, 2016 - 12:36 am

Kristine B - Gorgeous wedding!! I love her necklace and his tie!! Portraits are lovely and the reception looks like a dream!

September 23, 2016 - 2:15 am

Laurie - I am in love with this wedding story you captured!! It is absolutely stunning, that venue, those details, and their fun portraits!! You absolutely killed it girl : ) Gorgeous!!

September 23, 2016 - 1:32 pm

shannon - wowzers! beautiful! love the location, love the colors of the dresses, LOOOOVE the portraits, love the details….this is one gorgeous wedding!

September 24, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Natalie - SO BEAUTIFUL!!! That cloudy sky shot is my favorite!!! Amazing job.

September 26, 2016 - 12:25 pm

lauren - gorgeous location, beautiful couple, and best day ever! i love these images so much Megan – you are fabulous!

September 26, 2016 - 7:02 pm

kerri - BEAUTIFUL!!! This looks like my kind of wedding! I love the feel of the whole thing, the bride and groom are just beautiful, and you did an amazing job telling their wedding day story! Awesome work!

September 27, 2016 - 10:25 pm

Faye - SO SO SO Gorgeous! What a fun and beautiful wedding! You ladies captured it awesomely of course!

September 29, 2016 - 2:31 pm

Bobbi - OH MAN OH MAN OH MAN!!!!! Could is wedding BEEEE any more fun?! And can we talk about both her dresses?!? Beautiful images as always friend. 😀