Kathleen and Brett: Married | Kilmarnock Wedding Photographer | Virginia Northern Neck Wedding

Kathleen and Brett: Married | Kilmarnock Wedding Photographer | Virginia Northern Neck Wedding

When your family’s home looks like this…
you definitely get married there.

Kathleen and Brett imported all of their friends from their lives in New York City to the Northern Neck of Virginia for their wedding.
There were oysters and freestanding cathedral windows. There was SO much sun and there were the best breezes off of the Chesapeake Bay.
And there were handmade rings with surprise phrases they had picked out for each other.

Thanks to Rebecca for  second shooting.

VENDOR LOVE
Wedding Planning and Coordination 
| CCS Events 
Bridal Attire | Amsale at Kleinfeld NY
Bridesmaid Attire | BHLDN 
Groom’s Attire | Strellson Suit
Groomsmen | JCrew
Wedding Bands | Finely Wrought by Ryan Andes
Venue | Dameron Family Residence
Officiate | Father Jim 
Entertainment | Bellevue Rhythmaires
 Floral Design | The Wild Bunch
Catering and Cake | Table at Wilton
Lighting and Rentals | Big Top Entertainment
Invitations | INVITED by Audrina

 

Mariya and Ronny: Engaged | RVA Engagement Session | Creative RVA Wedding Photographer

Mariya and Ronny: Engaged | RVA Engagement Session | Creative RVA Wedding Photographer

Things I love about my clients:
I always feel like I’ve known them forever.
They’re always super easy to get along with and laid back and the most fun.
Mariya and Ronny are no exception to that rule.
I had the most fun walking around the canal walk and downtown for their RVA engagement session.
AND they brought sparklers… and let me play with double exposures (check out the last two images).

Kayla and Christian: Married | Creative Richmond Wedding Photographer | RVA Wedding Photographer

Kayla and Christian: Married | Creative Richmond Wedding Photographer | RVA Wedding Photographer

Kayla and Christian know how to wedding.
They designer their own invitations… got married in a super historic church… invited a small group of their most loved family and friends… and only did what they wanted to.
And they rode to their reception on a two-seater bike.
I don’t think there’s a more RVA thing to do.

Giant thanks to Sarah for coming out to second shoot. Some of these are hers.

VENDOR LOVE
Wedding Coordinator | Gowa Peshewa
Engagement Ring | Family Heirloom
Floral Design | Caroline Shelnut
Ceremony Venue | Historic St. John’s Episcopal 
Reception Venue | Metzger Bar and Butchery
Cake | Incredible Edibles Bakery
Papergoods | DIY design scanned and printed by Uptown Color 

Will and Kara: Married | District Winery Photographer | Creative DC Wedding Photographer

Will and Kara: Married | District Winery Photographer | Creative DC Wedding Photographer

Kara and Will got married during the cherry blossom festival in DC.
Scratch that… not just during it. On it. All up in it.
They got married the day of the parade.
Initially, we had made plans to head down to the basin on the way to the church for photos… but it just wasn’t going to happen.
I was dreading having to tell Kara not only were there WAY to many people and too much traffic to make it possible, but that the trees had kind of lost their oomph and were kind of bare.
And then I turned into her parents’ culdesac… and found the most perfect cherry blossom trees.
And all was solved.
You literally could not have asked for a more perfect spot… and there it was right in front of their house.

Big thanks to my awesome pal Carletta for second shooting.

VENDOR LOVE
WEDDING DESIGN | BEE INSPIRED EVENTS
BRIDAL ATTIRE | BHLDN GEORGETOWN 
BRIDESMAID ATTIRE | JENNY YOO (IN DESERT ROSE AND FIG)
GROOM’S ATTIRE | INDOCHINO
RINGS | JAMES ALLEN AND BRILLIANT EARTH
HAIR AND MAKEUP TEAMS | EYE DO MAKEUP AND HAIR LLC
CEREMONY VENUE | ST. ALYOSIUS CHURCH
OFFICIATE | FATHER WILLIAM METZGER
FLORAL DESIGN BEE INSPIRED EVENTS
RECEPTION LOCATION AND CATERING | DISTRICT WINERY
RECEPTION ENTERTAINMENT | FOR THE WIN 
CAKE BAKERY | HEIDELBERG BAKERY
VIDEOGRAPHY | DAVID KURLAND

Cheryl and John | Pop-up DC Elopement at the National Gallery of Art | DC Elopement Photographer

Cheryl and John | Pop-up DC Elopement at the National Gallery of Art | DC Elopement Photographer

Cheryl and John just so happened to run into all of their closest friends and family browsing the National Gallery of Art… all at the same time.
And they happened to be dressed up.
And she happened to have a bouquet.
And I was just casually there.
AND it just happened to be where they had their first date.
And they got married.
And then we all wound up at La Jambe.
And it was perfect.

Jen and Phil: Engaged | Richmond Engagement Session | Creative Richmond Wedding Photographer

Jen and Phil: Engaged | Richmond Engagement Session | Creative Richmond Wedding Photographer

I love the canal walk in Richmond.
I could shoot every session there and be a happy lady.
There are so many little spots.
And every session can look so different depending on the light and the couple and I’m obsessed.
Let’s just say there are quite a few more sessions coming your way in the same spots.

Amber and Max: Married | Maridor Wedding Photographer | Creative Roanoke Wedding Photographer

Amber and Max: Married | Maridor Wedding Photographer | Creative Roanoke Wedding Photographer

Amber and Max said I do on a day full of laughter and so much love… and also a lot of drizzling rain and a whole lot of cold.
A little rain didn’t stop them from saying their “I do”s outside… and it didn’t stop them from cheesin’ hard with their bridal party.

Biggest thanks to my long lost pal, Chelsea, for driving over from Blacksburg to second shoot with me.
Some of these bad boys are hers as well.

VENDOR LOVE
BRIDAL ATTIRE | LURELLY 
VENUE AND CATERING | THE MARIDOR 
FLORAL DESIGN | DAISY PATCH
DJ | DJ THE DJ | QUEST ENTERTAINMENT
CAKE | NATTICAKES BAKES

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