We’re here to whisk you away on a journey into the heart of a love story—Alaina and Anthony’s. Picture this: a pair of high school sweethearts whose love story unfolds amidst the enchanting beauty of Cincinnati, Ohio. At Off Path Photography, we’re thrilled to be your companions, unveiling the candid moments, personal flourishes, and exquisite details that transformed their wedding into a remarkable tale. So, find a cozy spot and join us as we uncork the magic of Alaina and Anthony’s extraordinary love & candid wedding photography.
Alaina and Anthony, two hearts intertwined since their high school days, embarked on a journey painted with smiles and drenched in kindness. Their authentic connection and effervescent joy became the very essence of their wedding day—a celebration not just of their commitment, but a radiant testament to the love they share with everyone who knows them.
Every single detail was important in Alaina and Anthony’s wedding and wedding planning journey. And it showed! Imagine custom stationery, paper goods, and signage that were pure works of art. Each detail was an extension of their personalities. Right down to the custom cocktail napkins, adding a personal touch that turned the event into an intimate masterpiece. This commitment to cohesiveness elevated not just the aesthetics, but also showcased their devotion to making every element uniquely their own.
Now, imagine the setting—a canvas imbued with romance. The ceremony unfurled at The Wedding Chapel at St. Aloysius, an intimate haven that resonated with the vows they exchanged. Love enveloped them, and we felt truly honored to capture those unfiltered emotions as they sealed their commitment.
As the sun set, the celebration continued at the breathtaking Ault Park, where Cincinnati’s essence intertwined with nature’s splendor. A lush haven adorned with vibrant blooms and captivating decor echoed the couple’s vision, turning their reception into a true work of art.
Hidden behind the scenes lie the moments that truly make a wedding extraordinary. Alaina’s choice to prepare at home brought an intimacy to the day. Personal touches like these allowed us to seize candid moments, capturing their love story with authenticity and depth.
Our journey with Alaina and Anthony extended beyond the wedding day. We also got to document their engagement photos and rehearsal dinner, which was a window into their love behind the scenes. These intimate glimpses set the stage for the heartfelt celebrations that ensued, embodying the very essence of connection.
So you want to know the key to candid wedding photography… assembling an exceptional vendor team. Having an amazing team by your side on your most important day, helps take the extra layer of stress off the day. You can live in the moment && your photos can become that much more memorable and candid. Alaina and Anthony’s team of wedding vendors brought their vision to life, orchestrating a seamless day. The exquisite stationery, paper goods, and signage seamlessly wove their story. The breathtaking floral arrangements ushered nature’s beauty into the festivities. And the spirited DJ transformed the reception into a joyful celebration.
As photographers, storytellers, and fellow adventurers, we are truly humbled by our journey with Alaina and Anthony. Their kindness, connection, and the unshakeable foundation of love left a mark on us. Their Cincinnati wedding radiated authenticity and embraced their values—where being genuine, deliberate, and brimming with happiness reigned supreme. As you start your wedding planning journey, remember that your unique narrative deserves to be told with the same fervor and authenticity.
Hi! We’re Lauren & Ross, a husband & wife, adventure partners, dog parents, and full time RVers. We’re just a couple of midwestern natives who are now proud San Diegans & thrilled to call Southern California home. Together we follow our hearts and intuition wherever they may lead us. Which means our lives often look different from the “norm”. This is where “Off Path” was born; none of the paths laid out by society felt like a fit for us, so we tossed out the map and forged our own path.
At Off Path Photography, we thoughtfully capture images that you can feel, and we work with you to curate your dream wedding day experience. To us, being your photographers is more than just taking pretty photos. It’s about providing an experience and encouraging you to be fully present in the moment. So if you’re on the hunt for a Southern California wedding photographer, hit us up! We’d love to chat about your love story.
Planner: Natalia’s Event Planning
Photography: Off Path Phototgraphy
Venue: Premier Park Events + Ault Park
Floral Design: Carly Messmer Floral
Stationary Design: Kindly Delivered
Hair: Hair by Maddie Woff
Makeup: Makeup by Lindsay
Bridal Shop: Hyde Park Bridal
Dress Designer: Calla Blanche
Entertainment/DJ: Party Pleasers Services
Lighting: Cincy Lighting Services