Cliffs at Glassy Chapel Wedding

Cliffs at Glassy Chapel Wedding Photography

Danelle + Mark

Cliffs at Glassy Chapel wedding photos

Greenville, South Carolina

The Cliffs at Glassy Chapel is one of those iconic Greenville locations that is truly hard to miss.  And yet with all the weddings I have photographed around Greenville, the Cliffs at Glassy was one of those wedding venues that just slipped through the cracks for me. I have done other types of photography here, but never a wedding ceremony.  And with a similar feel to Pretty Place Chapel but with more infrastructure, it has always been high on my list to photograph.  So imagine how excited I was to have my debut here with Danelle and Mark, two people that I would argue are the sweetest, most down-to-earth people on the planet.  A couple who was always down for adventure,  always willing (and patient!) to try something new, and a couple who wasn’t afraid to show how they truly felt about each other.  Two different people from different paths who just happened to find each other at just the right time in their lives.  It was truly a pleasure to get to know these two better, to learn a bit more about their lives, and to capture their story in a way that hopefully does it justice.

So please enjoy some of my favorites from Danelle and Mark’s story below:

Bride getting ready for wedding at Green Valley Country Club bride having hair styled before wedding bride getting ready for wedding at Cliffs at Glassy Chapel flower girl watching as bride gets ready for day bride showing off hair to bridesmaids before wedding bride putting on dress at Green Valley Country Club bride putting on wedding shoes bridesmaid helping bride get dressed before wedding mother of the bride admiring bride after getting dressed bride looking out window at country club groom holding looking at wedding ring while holding it before ceremony groom adjust tie at Cliffs at Glassy Clubhouse Groom putting on jacket for wedding ceremony Groom reading letter before wedding groom tearing up while reading letter before ceremony groom showing off wedding gift bride reading letter from husband at Cliffs at Glassy Chapel bride reaching for wedding gift bridesmaid hugging bride before wedding

If you couldn’t tell already, Danelle got ready for the wedding at Green Valley Country Club, which was also to be her reception location.  Mark got ready at the Cliffs at Glassy Clubhouse, just a short distance from the chapel itself.  One look at the Cliffs at Glassy Chapel is all you need to understand why these two wanted to tie the knot here.

Cliffs at Glassy Chapel flower girl walking down aisle during Cliffs at Glassy wedding ceremony bride walking down aisle at wedding ceremony groom seeing bride walk down aisle groom's first look of bride at cliffs at glassy bride watching groom during wedding ceremony groom reacts as bride reads vows during wedding ceremony cliffs at glassy wedding ceremony bridesmaid wiping away tear at wedding ceremony wedding photos at Cliffs at glassy groomsmen walking outside after wedding cliffs at glassy wedding photos cliffs at glassy wedding bride and groom hugging tight after wedding Bride and groom holding hands and walking cliffs at glassy wedding photos

Reception at Green Valley Country Club

Similar to Pretty Place Chapel, If you are getting married at The Cliffs at Glassy, you will need to find a separate reception location.  Danelle and Mark chose Green Valley Country Club, another picturesque wedding venue about 30 minutes away.  Green Valley Country Club has just undergone an intense renovation, and this was my first time back here since it was finished.  They really went all-out: Beautiful chandeliers, an overhauled reception area, and a completely re-designed bridal suite made it the perfect location for a wedding reception like Danelle and Mark had in mind.  These two are full of surprises, and they capped the day with a flower petal grand exit – Another first for me.

Holly's Cakes wedding cake Green valley country club reception photos bride watches as groom reads speech at wedding reception wedding reception toasts green valley country club wedding reception wedding at green valley bride dancing with her father at wedding reception groom crying while watching bride and father dance flower girl watching wedding guests dance at reception wedding guests having fun at green valley country club flower girls dancing at wedding reception green valley country club reception photos wedding guests dancing at reception green valley country club reception bride and groom dancing at green valley country club flower petal wedding reception exitbride and groom hugging after wedding hotel domestique wedding photos hotel domestique wedding photos wedding photos at hotel domestique bride and groom hugging at hotel domestique at sunset hotel domestique wedding photography

Do those last few photos look familiar?  Since Danelle and Mark were staying at Hotel Domestique, and their wedding wrapped up right around sunset, we decided this would be an incredible way to cap off the evening.  There was no better way to wrap up their story, something that I enjoyed every second of.  Their was a day full of surprises, full of wedding photography firsts for me, and full of love and happiness.  I could never hope for anything more.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

Take some time to visit some of the wedding vendors that also helped make this day possible:

Ceremony venue: Cliffs at Glassy Chapel
Reception venue: Green Valley Country Club
Wedding planning and coordinating: Crystal Williams Events
wedding cake: Holly’s Cakes
Florist: Expressions
Videography: VideoFilm Productions
Reception DJ: DJ-EZ
Hair and Makeup: Cotton Rouge

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