George and Janalee's Enchanted Wedding

July 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

I feel very grateful for the opportunity to document George and Jana's wedding.  They are always such a pleasure to be around and fun to photograph.  I am consistently impressed with the skill and passion that is involved creating big events and weddings.  I feel like I'm living the dream every time I work with such talented vendors and dreamy clients.  

Thank you and Cheers, Brian Smyer


Ceremony and Reception Venue: Pierpont Place 
Décor, Design, Bartender and Florist: Pierpont Place 
Event Planner: Diverse Divas Weddings and Events
Bride’s Hair and Makeup: Heather Shelton

Caterer: Brown Brothers

DJ: DJ Pauly Events  
Cake: Salt Cake City
Chauffeured Vintage Car: Something Vintage Something Blue

Officiant: ChristopherT. Scuderi
Bride’s Fashion: Custom Dress made by Rebecca Fenton, Haunted Head Fashion
Groom’s Fashion: Custom suit from Bespoke
Groomsmen suits were also Bespoke, a gift from the groom.
Jeweler: The Shane Co.
Invitations: Beautiful Wedding Announcements
Bike Taxi: SLC Bike Taxi
Getting Ready Location: Hotel Monaco
Photography: Smyer Image

A special thank you to Trevor Hooper (2nd photographer).  I lucked out getting to work with this pro.  He was always in the right spot with the right lens.  


Speaking of talented and passionate, here's Angela Cordova from Diverse Divas Weddings and Events to introduce this wedding.


George and Jana’s Enchanted Wedding

When I met with Jana and George for their first consultation, Jana said that she was a little concerned about meeting wedding professionals and touring venues. You see, Jana is an amazingly friendly, beautiful and bubbly woman with goth/punk sensibilities and style, awesome tats and bright blue hair. Definitely not what you would call your "traditional bride”, I adored Jana and George immediately!! I assured her, she came to the right place with Diverse Diva since I specialize in offbeat and non-traditional couples. I also assured them that we would find the perfect vendors and venue for them. After talking for a while I learned that they envisioned an urban wedding. They loved the idea of goth elements and definitely wanted to go off the beaten path. They also wanted to weave personal elements, and still wanted a romantic feel with a punk/goth edge. I immediately reached out to Janice from Pierpont Place. If Pierpont was available on their date, I knew it was the perfect fit for Jana and George! I was right!! And it WAS available! As we spent nearly a year planning, the vision of their special day became clearer with each planning meeting. After scouring Pinterest for ideas and partnering with Janice and her team, we decided on a spooky, enchanted forest feel for the design and decor. With the additional of gorgeous blue up lights, an intricate goth-style wedding cake from Salt Cake City, a custom made smoky black, blue and white wedding dress (custom design and creation by Haunted Head Fashion), super fun transportation ideas such as bike taxis and a classic vintage car for the first look and sendoff and the incredible A-team of vendors, this wedding was epic in scope and flawless in execution.
~Angela Cordova



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