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Modern Gatsby-Inspired Wedding Inspiration at the Anderson House in DC

 

Using minimal but intentional florals by Sweet Root Village, a gorgeous bridal suit from Australian designer Karen Willis Holmes, and a real couple that got married during quarantine (but never got to have a proper wedding) as our models, we created a modern wedding inspiration shoot that was focused on highlighting the timeless elegance of the Anderson House, a classic DC wedding venue. In keeping a minimal but authentic focus on design, architecture, and genuine emotions, we didn’t use a planner or stylist for this shoot but instead drew from the existing elements for simple but poignant photos.

The inspiration was drawn from the novel of The Great Gatsby, creating the feel of an opulent and carefree party in a breathtaking manor house, but our hope with the impeccably designed suit was that the bride would take the role of the Gatsby inspiration.

This styled shoot was recently featured on Magnolia Rouge, keep scrolling to see some favorite moments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vendors

Dress Designer: Karen Willis Holmes
Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Stationery: Emily Baird Design
Cake Design: Buttercream Bakery
Models: Lisa Thorsen, Robert Thorsen, The Artist Agency

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Lindley Battle is a fine art film wedding photographer, serving the East Coast and beyond with modern and timeless wedding photos to capture the moments that matter most.

The best decision I made for my wedding was hiring Lindley. She said she would make magic and she really did. - Ammy

The best decision I made for my wedding was hiring Lindley. She said she would make magic and she really did. - Ammy

The best decision I made for my wedding was hiring Lindley. She said she would make magic and she really did. - Ammy

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