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Wedding Photography Notre Dame University

Notre Dame University in South Bend Indiana is one of Indiana’s best wedding venues period!  The Administration Building “Golden Dome” is truly a sight to see during any time of year. When planning your wedding at Notre Dame, make sure to scout out a few of the prime locations for some gorgeous wedding photography! After the wedding ceremony in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, It’s customary to take a few large family photographs and a few with just the bride and groom.  From there, the sky is the limit!

There are so many different places to choose from that it helps to have good communication with your photographer and limo driver (or personal chaueffer) The Grotto is a good place to start and  to have transportation waiting.  Saint Mary’s Lake is only a few steps away from the Grotto and the lake makes a very scenic background with the sun setting. There are many other beautiful places close to the Grotto however, depending on your schedule you might decide to venture on wheels toward N. Notre Dame Avenue and Notre Dame Stadium.  With a few special arrangements you are able to have photographs taken within the stadium and even on the field. It is truly awesome to walk out on the field in “The House That Rockne Built.”  Once you leave the Stadium through the North entrance, the Hesburgh Library “Touchdown Jesus” is a great place to take a few more photographs on your Notre Dame wedding photography excursion.

    This article just outlines a few of the many possibilities waiting for you and your bridal party during your wedding photography Notre Dame University. While I have included some great landmark areas, there are many more that are certain to make your wedding photography amazing! Let Contemporary Images Photography help you capture your wedding photography at Notre Dame like you have always imagined!

If you have guest coming in from out of town, I highly recommend the Morris Inn on the campus of Notre Dame University.

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South Bend Wedding Photographers Kelly Burden specializes in wedding and event photography at Notre Dame and surrounding South Bend area.

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Theresa and Brennan wedding photography By: Kelly Burden

Theresa and Brennan were married at Notre Dame University at the Basilica of  The Sacred Heart in South Bend Indiana.  Theresa is originally from Hammond, Indiana. She is a proud alumna of Saint Mary’s College and is working towards her Masters in Elementary Education at Ball State. She currently works as a fourth grade teacher.Brennan is originally from Poughkeepsie, New York. After attending Notre Dame and the University of Illinois College of Law, he was licensed as an attorney in Illinois.Theresa & Brennan met on Halloween night on their freshman year (2006). Brennan was an event assistant working a “Simpsons Treehouse of Horror” movie-watch, but hardly anyone came. Meanwhile, Theresa and her friend Justine were hanging out at Notre Dame when Justine suggested that they go check out the event (she promised Theresa there would be candy).  They sat down to do their math homework, and started talking to the event assistant. Brennan complimented Theresa’s handwriting and the rest is history!  They will live in Griffith, Indiana with their dog, Buddy!

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His perspective

First, I had to pick out a ring! I wanted to find something that was “her style,” while still being timeless. My parents and my dad’s Uncle Danny and Aunt Terri were a huge help in picking out the ring. After weeks of learning about the four C’s and scrutinizing imperfections, we finally found the perfect one! We had it sent to me, and it was supposed to arrive at my apartment on a Friday… but it still had not shown up on Saturday, when Theresa was there to visit! I told her the package I wouldn’t let her see was a book on choosing engagement rings…

She told me she wanted to be dressed up, but surprised… and she is hard to surprise. So I had our friends Tom and Jayne Fogle set up the situation. Jayne called her and told her that she had a coupon for a fancy restaurant, and said “I know you’ll dress up, but will you make sure Brennan does?” When we left, I made sure to put the ring in the pocket farthest from her in the car. Jayne eventually “decided” to take a quick walk through Saint Mary’s…

When we got close to the place in front of LeMans (which Theresa had said was her favorite spot on campus), we both started laughing and getting giddy. I still said all the romantic stuff I’d planned, but at the end, I said, “I wish I could ask you to marry me…” And then I knelt and asked! She said yes!!

Her perspective

Several weeks before the engagement, Brennan hinted that he wanted to walk around the lakes at Notre Dame on November 3rd. (The superstition is that if a couple walks around the lake, they will get married.) Little did I know, he said that to give me a decoy date. Once a month, we visit our good friends, Jayne and Dr. Fogle, and have dinner together. In September, they told me that because of fall break and other commitments, they could only meet on October 6th. I did not think anything of it because October is a busy month. Several weeks later, Jayne told me that they wanted to take us to Tippecanoe Place because she had a gift card that was about to expire.

On October 6th, we headed to South Bend. Jayne and Dr. Fogle wanted to show us pictures from their trip before we went to dinner, so we headed to Saint Mary’s to use the computer in Dr. Fogle’s office. Brennan led the way. I started giggling subconsciously when I realized we were not headed for the science building. I assumed we were heading for the bridge at Saint Mary’s. When we turned to walk away from the bridge and head towards the lawn in front of LeMans, the main building at Saint Mary’s and my residence hall for two years. While we were walking, Brennan kept saying really nice, sweet things. Even though that is normal for him, I kept giggling. At one point, he kissed me and said, “I really wish I could ask you to marry me right now…” I remember thinking that he definitely wasn’t going to propose at that point. Then he said, “So…” and got down on one knee! I was so excited!!! After I said yes, I noticed that Jayne and Dr. Fogle were filming the whole thing!

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Florist: Heaven and Earth

DJ: Todd Moorehead Rock N’ Roll Show

Videographer: Guy Batila, Our Wedding Movie

Photo Booth: DawnBobrowski, Say Memories

Cake: Ralph’s Bakery 

 

 

 

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It’s a real privilege to be a wedding photographer, to be part of a couple’s greatest day, capturing all the emotion of their family and friends to be remembered forever in the images captured by Kelly Burden with Contemporary Images Photography. We offer wedding photography throughout the Michiana area and even abroad, but our reputation for South Bend Wedding Photography has led us to become a preferred wedding photographer for weddings at Notre Dame, Mishawaka, Elkhart, Granger and Goshen.  We offer an inclusive pre-wedding meeting to get to know you and all the details before the day, allowing us to be as unobtrusive as we can while capturing all the wedding photographs that you as a couple want.  We know that every wedding is unique and Kelly will strive to capture the essence of your wedding day.  Are wedding photography pricing is designed to give you exactly what you are wanting. Some wedding plans come with albums. Some come with additional prints and all wedding plans include the wedding photographs on digital media with copyright release and unlimited rights to your photographs so that you are able to make prints from the images forever. Wedding Engagement sessions are also included with every wedding photographed.  Engagement Sessions are a great way to get to know bride and grooms expressions, style and personality.  Lake Michigan engagement photography is available as well and provides some breathtaking scenery as well as sunsets! 

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Valentines day is quickly approaching and there will be may wedding proposals in the South Bend area! I am running a wedding photography special that includes a free engagement session when you hire me to photograph your wedding!

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Notre Dame Wedding Photographer Kelly Burden

Notre Dame wedding photographer Kelly Burden and Contemporary Images photography want to tell your wedding story like none other!  Whether you are getting married in the Log Chapel, Basilica Of The Sacred Heart or St. Mary’s Kelly Burden and his team will capture the detail of your wedding day in an artistic and editorial style.  South Bend wedding photographer Kelly Burden has been capturing wedding events in the area for over a decade. Check out Theresa and Brennan’s  Notre Dame Basilica wedding photography here!  Theresa and Brennan

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It is a glorious thing when students fall in love and get married on the campus of Notre Dame University in South Bend, IN.  The Basilica of the Sacred Heart or Log Chapel at the University of Notre Dame provide a beautiful wedding ceremony location. South Bend and nearby Mishawaka have numerous reception venues and lodging for family.

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South Bend Engagement Photography | Kelly Burden

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Kerri and Brent will be getting married early this upcoming May at the Blue Heron at Blackthorn. This past fall I was able to take their engagement session portraits at St. Mary’s on the campus of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN. South Bend Wedding Photographers Kelly Burden with Contemporary Images Photography has been capturing special events in the South Bend area for over a decade! Call to see how we can give you the best wedding photography available! We understand how important it is to have photographs that do not just document the date with snapshots.  Kelly Burden takes pride in creating artistic memories that are timeless!  We cover your wedding day with a photojournalistic and editorial style of photography mixed with photographs that definitely add an artistic flair to your wedding photographs.

 

 

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Kelly Burden with Contemporary Images Photography had the pleasure to photograph Jeff and Laura Wroblewski who were married this past fall at Windsor Park in Mishawka. I love photographing couples that pay attention to details! We started out at Saint Mary’s  with some gorgeous Fall colors! I was able to photograph them seeing each other for the first time that day!

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Florist: Martin’s SuperMarket

Wedding Ceremony:  Windsor Park

Wedding Cake: Cio’s Italian Bakery

Music: In-Tune DJ

 

Michiana Wedding Photography by Kelly Burden

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Michiana Wedding Photography by Kelly Burden specializes in wedding and event photography in the Michiana area including Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s Mishawaka, Granger, Elkhart and Goshen. Contemporary Images Photography is reasonably priced and has been capturing South Bend wedding photography for over a decade!

 

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 Call for pricing and availability! I have custom wedding photography plans starting at under $1,000 and all wedding photography comes with copyright release to all of the wedding photographs! Our wedding photography gives you the wedding photography you want with no hidden extras.

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