Charlotte fine art
wedding photography

Caitlin & Matt’s Intimate Wedding at The Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte


September 27, 2017

Hi there! Welcome to the  journal about our lives, travels, fashion, and style. Stay a while and say hello!

Hi, I'm Amy.


After 15 years together, Caitlin and Matt opted to privately exchange their vows and elope in Italy. Knowing how much this moment meant to family, they decided to make it official with a beautiful and intimate wedding dinner at The Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte. For bridal portraits, Caitlin wore her gorgeous lace wedding gown she planned to wear in Italy. The grand staircase and the charming water fountain at The Ballantyne Hotel were the perfect backdrops. Before dinner, she changed into a gold sequin dress. At the dinner, they signed their wedding license and sealed it with a kiss and special toasts in front of ten of their closest family members. The setting for this intimate dinner did not disappoint. The table was adorned with fresh florals and gold candelabras. The gold-painted tier cake really tied this incredibly romantic and intimate dinner setting altogether.

Blush wedding high heals with crystal detail on backVersace Wedding Perfume and clutchLace wedding dress hanging in windowCharlotte Bride Getting ReadyBride and groom wedding bandsBride at The Ballantyne Hotel Bridal Portrait on Staircase of The Ballantyne HotelBridal Portrait in Charlotte HotelWedding tablescape with gold candelabrasgreen and gold wedding centerpieces wedding place settingGold Painted Wedding CakeGold tiered wedding cakeThe Gallery Restaurant at the Ballantyne Hotel bride and groom enter weddingchampagne toastbride and groom ringsBride and groom kissingbride and groom cutting cakebride and groom make a toast

Participating Vendors:

Photographer: Sunshower Photography

Dress Designer: Allure Bridal

Shoes: Badgley Mischka

Reception Venue: The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge

Jewelry: Ballantyne Jewelers

Floral Designer: Carolina Luxury Florals

Transportation: Charlotte Luxury Rentals

Bakery: The Ballantyne Hotel

Catering: The Gallery Restaurant at The Ballantyne Hotel




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

reader faves

browse by category


I'm Amy and I'm so happy you're here. This is a journal about my life as a photographer, mom, wife and friend. Stay a while and say hello!

welome to my blog



download my free Wedding guide

Keep your wedding day running on track with some of my top tips for a stress-free day!


© Amy Kolo 2024




Charlotte wedding photographers | Charlotte film wedding photographers | Asheville wedding photographers | Destination wedding photographers | Charlotte wedding photographer | Luxury wedding photographers | Maryland wedding photographers | Fine art weddings | NC wedding photographers | SC wedding photographers | Raleigh wedding photographers | Charleston wedding photographers | Duke Mansion wedding | Uptown Charlotte weddings | Mountain wedding photographers