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Marla & Eric | Mountain Lakes House destination wedding | Princeton, NJ

Marla and Eric were married at the outrageously beautiful Mountain Lakes House in Princeton, NJ last weekend.  Their wedding was serene and charming and very, very sweet.  Brunch weddings have a calmness to them that is missing sometimes in more bustling, late-night weddings.  And the light was really beautiful.  See? princeton, nj destination wedding photographer Mountain Lakes House is set in this incredible natural area just a long driveway down from a residential area.  It looks like we're way back in the woods - but downtown Princeton is just five minutes away.  I really dug the place.  Marla had a few of her girls along to help her into the dress. mountain lakes house wedding photography mountain lakes house wedding in princeton, nj getting ready at mountain lakes house Then we had time for a few portraits before things got underway. wedding photography at mountain lakes house, princeton, njmountain lakes house wedding photography Their rabbi was so great.  She even told everybody to put the cameras away during the ceremony and be present.  I love that, not just for the photography - but so that Marla and Eric's friends and family could really participate and enjoy the ceremony. ketubah signing at mountain lakes housebride and groom at mountain lakes housemountain lakes house ketubah signing ceremony Ketubah signed, it was time to rock. walking down the aisle at mountain lakes house wedding wedding ceremony at mountain lakes house jewish wedding ceremony at mountain lakes house If you tell me you've seen a prettier setting for a ceremony, you're probably lying. beautiful wedding overlooking a lake in princeton, nj Did I mention they were sweet?  There's very little that can make me go "awwww" at a wedding at this point, but this did. wedding ceremony in princeton, njprinceton, nj wedding photography Ceremony done, yechud had, it was time to party. first dance at mountain lakes house wedding And do the hora.  I love the hora. hora at mountain lakes house wedding hora during mountain lakes house wedding receptionparents dancing during the horadancing the hora at mountain lakes house weddingparents laughing at mountain lakes house wedding I was chatting with the mother of these two when they started throwing the leaves on their heads.  "Why?" I asked her.  She just shook her head. little boys playing at princeton, nj weddingspeeches at mountain lakes house wedding receptionspeeches during princeton, nj weddinglaughing at princeton, nj brunch weddingdancing with the baby at princeton, nj wedding Okay this is amazing.  I know it's hard to tell in a photo this size, but that spot to the right of this guy's neck is a bee.  That bee is in FOCUS.  My amazing second shooter Jeremy caught the run-from-the-bees action and this image is so neat. running away from bees at mountain lakes house wedding This one is Jeremy's too.  I'm basically tripping over it, but I don't know why. beautiful weird wedding photographyeating the cake at mountain lakes house wedding receptionmountain lakes house wedding reception Finally, the light was getting much lower, casting an incredible orange glow over the lake.  So of course we had to do a few last portraits at the end of the party. bride and groom at mountain lakes house wedding photography at mountain lakes house Tee hee. princeton, nj wedding photographyprinceton, nj wedding photographersbeautiful sunset at a lakeside wedding And finally, dancing like no one's watching. bride and groom having a last dance at mountain lakes house Congratulations you guys! Marla & Eric's vendor team: Ceremony and reception venue: Mountain Lakes House Catering: Chez Alice Catering String quartet: Liebesfreud String Quartet Officiant: Rabbi Vicki Tuckman Florist: Viburnum Designs Hair & Makeup: Radiant Spa & Salon Marla's gorgeous dress: Nicole Miller

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Celia MiltonSeptember 16, 2012 - 3:47 pm

The photos are amazing and the venue is one of my faves. Part of their vendor team was their wonderful rabbi, who should also get credit.

Amber WilkieSeptember 17, 2012 - 3:58 pm

Hi Celia – Happy to include a byline for the rabbi, if you have her information, let me know!

Karen JuliaApril 21, 2014 - 9:00 am

Beautiful set of photos, the light is just amazing! It looks like they had a fun wedding!

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