Our Real Wedding: July 2, 2023
“I would 1000000% recommend Mike Staff. Both the photographer and videographer were so personable and made everyone so comfortable in front of the camera. The photographer even helped put on my veil, the boutonnieres, and even sewed on a button for my Father in Law.” – Happy bride, Sara
Our Love Story
Ranie and I met through mutual friends while he was stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base. We
quickly fell in love and when he got orders to move out of state we
started our love adventure, we
have lived in 4 states in the past 5 years. Ranie proposed to me in Las Vegas, right in front of the magical Bellagio fountains.
Our Wedding Vision We
both wanted a more intimate wedding
, with just close family and friends. We
also wanted to go with a traditional wedding
theme, but throw in more modern elements. We
incorporated our middle eastern culture throughout the wedding
but didn’t shy away from including those traditional American wedding
themes that we
Our Wedding Photography
Mike Staff Productions was amazing! Both our wedding photographer
and videographer team worked so hard to make sure they captured our special day. I received so many compliments from guests and family about how well they did and how well they interacted with everyone. Our wedding
photos turned out amazing, it so hard to pick my favorites because there is so many!
Our Wedding Video
I wanted to be able to see real action of our wedding
and be able to look back and relive those memories again with a wedding video
. Both the mini movie and documentary were done so well.
Our Favorite Wedding Memories
There were so many memorable moments from our big day. My favorite moment was seeing Ranie’s reaction to me walking down the aisle. Ranie’s favorite moment was the Dabke entrance, the dancers were amazing.
Our Wedding Planning Advice
I would advise people not to stress about the little things. I would also advise to enjoy the moments because it goes by so fast. Also eat your cake!
Julie & Ranie’s Wedding Vendors
- Ceremony & Reception: Private Estate – Lake Fenton, MI
- Florist: Pawlaks Florist – Cleveland, OH
- Wedding Cake: Shatila Bakery
- Wedding Dress: Lulu’s Bridal – Dallas, TX