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    In celebration of Father’s Day, I’ve rounded up a few of my absolute favorite moments from first looks between brides and their father’s from previous weddings that I’ve been lucky enough to photograph! If you’ve never considered scheduling a first look with your father during your wedding day schedule, it can make for […]

Chic wedding portraits photographed by East Coast film wedding photographer at a fall Graylyn Estate wedding in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Florals by Green Bee Floral Design.

Happy Father’s Day: Our Favorite First Look with Father Moments

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A DC wedding photographer captures creative wedding day details during a DC wedding, styled by Kaleb Norman James.

  One of the biggest questions that I get from my future brides is what to bring on their wedding day to get these jaw-dropping wedding day detail shots. While I have an entire page in my Wedding Guide devoted to explain any and every thing that you could bring for your detail shots, here […]

Creative Wedding Detail Inspiration & What Details You Should Bring

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When you begin the process of planning your wedding, there are a few key vendors that you will likely reach out to first. Typically, you’ll start with your wedding planner and your wedding vendor (friendly reminder that if you’re planning on having a wedding planner for a full planning package, it’s often smart to wait […]

A DC film wedding photographer photographs a chic and modern winter wedding at The Kimpton in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

What to Consider When Finding a Wedding Photographer

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Romantic and modern DC wedding photography at the Lincoln Memorial, featuring a chic Oscar De La Renta wedding dress and a gorgeous bouquet from Sweet Root Village.

  Although we’ve been limited to celebrating with smaller guest counts in 2020, any engaged or just-married couple can still create frame-worthy portraits at a stunning couples’ session like Carly and Tyler, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Catching a sunrise over the reflecting pool is a magical scene unlike any other. Standing among the oversized […]

Stylish Lincoln Monument Elopement in Washington DC

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  Although the historic Anderson House in Washington, DC is typically the host of very lavish and traditional DC weddings, this creative shoot was intended to bring some chic and feminine floral style to the stunning venue. Featured on Style Me Pretty, this wedding inspiration shoot is the perfect reference for any couple hoping to […]

Creative wedding florals for an elegant wedding at The Anderson House in Washington DC, photographed by a DC film wedding photographer.

Whimsical Floral Wedding Inspiration at The Anderson House, Washington DC

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DC film wedding photographer photographs an elegant and floral wedding designed by Pamela Barefoot Events at The Anderson House in Washington.

Something funny happens the second you get engaged – the second anyone sees your new ring, instead of asking about the proposal, the ring, how you’re feeling, anything… everyone (even your mom’s random friends on Facebook) want to know when you’re getting married. With the holidays behind us, and the year ahead looking quite a […]

How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Date

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    When planning your wedding reception, one of the easiest ways to create something that is truly special and memorable is to think of ways to add in creative details that are reflective of you and your future partner. When you start working with your wedding planner, you’ll likely go through the initial steps […]

A DC wedding photographer captures bright wedding tablescapes during a Washington DC wedding styled by Grit and Grace.

How Creative Details Make a Perfect Wedding Reception Tablescape

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Fine art film wedding photography of a couple getting married at The Atrium in Wilmington.

      Wedding cakes are one of the most iconic (and important) wedding day details, but they are also the detail that I most often see being poorly displayed for photos at your wedding reception. We all re-pin these dreamy, light-filled shots of these gorgeous and elaborate flower covered wedding cakes, and then we […]

Planning Your Wedding Reception: Helpful Tips on How to Display Your Wedding Cake

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It’s finally here! The month of your wedding is such an exciting time – even though you may feel a little overwhelmed with the final details, the final guest count, and all the other fun things that go into wedding planning. Not to add to what I’m sure is already an impressive to-do list, but […]

A North Carolina fine art film wedding photographer captures a bride posing during her fall Providence Cotton Mill wedding. As featured on Magnolia Rouge

15 Things Brides Should Do The Month of Their Wedding

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Elegant and timeless wedding photography for a North Carolina fall wedding at Providence Cotton Mill. Featured on Magnolia Rouge.

If you’re reading this, you’re likely planning a wedding (or planning to start planning a wedding!), so congratulations to you. I’m sure your head is spinning just a little bit, and I know there is so much information on the internet about what you should be doing or planning or thinking right now. One of […]

What to Set Aside for Your Wedding Photographer

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