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St. Louis Wedding Photography

Yes, I have been nudged back into wedding photography. I photographed Jessie and Ian’s wedding on a 107 degree day last Saturday. Jessie and Ian were terrific and the heat really was not that bad. My son Timothy was the second shooter on this amazing wedding day and was so much fun to be with. Jessie and Ian’s St. Louis wedding photography was a fun filled day.

I started at the Chase with Jessie getting ready and Timothy went to the Pedroli household to capture Ian getting ready. We then went to the Basilica for a beautiful ceremony and then to Villa Duschene (Jessie’s high school) for fun photos. Jessie and Ian wanted some photos at the Arch – so we quickly took some photos in the 107 degree heat. And then back to the Chase for a beautiful and fun reception.

Redbird was the surprise guest of the evening. He stayed and entertained the guests. I have never seen so many cameras at one event.

The evening ended beautifully with a few last shots.

Wedding Vendors
Flowers – Bloomin Buckets
Cake – Sweet Peas

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St. Louis Wedding Photography

I am back in the saddle photographing weddings. I had retired from wedding photography but circumstances in our business now have me me back into St. Louis Wedding Photography. I was a bit apprehensive about photographing Melissa and Mike’s wedding. But they are so nice I felt at ease immediately. It actually felt great to be back in the wedding photography world.

We started out at their church Canaan Baptist Church for a beautiful ceremony and then for fun photos down at the St. Louis arch. And while we were downtown we swung by Busch Stadium. We ended the day at The Falls in Columbia, Illinois.

Here is a sneak peek of a few of my favorite images.

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Timothy and Becky’s Wedding

Last Saturday, March 17th, my son Timothy and Becky Winka got married. We had been looking forward to this special day for a very long time. Becky is a fantastic person and fits perfectly into our family.

We started off the festivities with the Rehearsal Dinner at Maggie’s Lunch Box. Maggies is located in the heart of Fenton’s industrial and business center.  This adorable cafe/bakery outdid themselves on the food.  The food was absolutely delicious.  We played an adorable slide show of Timothy and Becky growing up that always brings tears to a mom’s eyes.

Saturday the skies opened up and let loose with a ferocious rain storm. I have not seen rain like that in a long time. I knew right away that our wedding photographer, Susan Jackson, would not be able to take the wedding party anywhere for outdoor photos. So off to Andre’s West everyone headed for indoor photos. We were very pleased with Susan. Not only is she a fantastic photographer but she is also a good friend. She was so kind and nice to everyone and a trooper for putting up with all the Nordmanns.

Andre’s West was very accommodating. The reception hall was beautiful. And Becky’s table decorations added a nice personal touch. The hostess of the evening was very gratuitous and helpful.  And you can always count on Andre’s for a good meal.  My husband John was Timothy’s best man and outdid himself with a beautiful toast to the bride and groom.

Millenium Productions was the DJ service for the evening. The music was terrific and was enjoyed by everyone.  The dance floor was always filled with guests partying the night away.  I will say that my grandson Cameron was the best dancer of the evening.

Nordmann Productions was the videographer.  That is Timothy’s videography company specializing in weddings, corporate and sporting events. Phil Betts was the videographer, filling in for Timothy who was busy getting married.  Phil was so kind to be around and was very unobtrusive.  We appreciated that he did not use any blaring lights.  We haven’t seen the video yet but I know it will be amazing.

If you are interested in viewing all of the images of the evening go Nordmann Photography’s web site. Go to Client Log In and the Event is Nordmann and the password is BT. I am warning you there are a lot of photos to view. Here are a few of my favorites.

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Jenny & Craig-St Louis Wedding Couple

One of our wonderful wedding couples is featured in the current issue (February 22, 2012) of Town & Style Magazine. Congratulations to JENNY & CRAIG. Below are the images from their spread in the magazine. To read their story click HERE then go to page 27.

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Ruth & Patrick-St Louis Wedding 12.18.11

I had such a wonderful time photographing Ruth & Patrick’s Wedding on December 18th, 2011. They had a beautiful ceremony at the Hanley Road Baptist Church, and a wonderful reception at the Piper Palm House.
Butler’s Pantry provided a wonderful spread of food and drink and Jason from Millenium Productions kept the party in full swing. To top it off they had a Bag Pipe exit topped with sparklers.

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          Best of luck to Ruth and Patrick!

Ceremony – Hanley Road Baptist Church
Florist – Krissy McArthur of MCK Designs
Dress – Ultimate Bride
Brides Ring – Shane Company
Reception – Piper Palm House
Caterer – Bulter’s Pantry
Cake – Sugaree
DJ – Jason with Millenium Productions
Videographer – Tim Nordmann with Nordmann Photography

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Elle & Mike 12.10.11 St Louis Wedding

Our Dear friends Harry & Janet saw their last child married on December 10, 2011. Congratulations to Elle & Mike who had their ceremony at the beautiful St John Nepomuk Church highlighted by the processional being led by a bagpiper. Their reception was held at the wonderfully decorated Monsanto Hall at the Missouri Botanical Gardens with lovely flowers by Tina Barrera and the delicious cake by Sugaree Baking Company.

BEST WISHES TO THE HAPPY COUPLE!

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Welcome to our New Blog

Welcome to Nordmann Photography and our 1st blog for our new Nordmann Photography web site. Just to introduce ourselves, we are a family owned company, specializing in St. Louis High School Seniors, Portraits, Weddings and Children. We have two sons involved in our business. Our son, Kevin, is owner of Nordmann Sports and has become the premier St.Louis sports photographer. Our other son Timothy is the videographer and owns and operates Nordmann Productions specializing in weddings, sporting events, recruiting tapes and corporate events. My husband, John, does everything and I mean everything. St. Louis photographer, Lisa Nordmann, (that’s me) has been the owner and operator of Nordmann Photography for 19 years. I love photography. I am constantly learning by going to workshops, reading, testing, and seeking. It is my life.

We will be featuring some new things that we are doing at Nordmann Photography including some favorite images from our shoots. We will be featuring some of our clients and people we find interesting. You can follow us on Facebook for some of our latest endeavors – Nordmann Photography, Nordmann Sports, Nordmann Portraits, Nordmann Weddings and Nordmann Videography. So stay tuned until tomorrow when we will be officially starting our new blog.

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