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Rebecca & Warren – Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology

Posted on May 30, 2017

I’m in the mood to spread a little love today. Reflecting on just over a year ago when I had the very awesome privilege of shooting Rebecca & Warren’s wedding at the University of Pennsylvania’s – Museum of Anthropology in Philadelphia. This wedding was nothing short of epic moments throughout the entire day. These two are both such beautiful people, inside and out. I loved their classic and stunning attire. I loved their expressive and amazing friends and family, who are all clearly the most perfect reflection of them. I loved their heartfelt and absolutely jaw dropping beautiful vows, reaching deep into each others’ raw hearts for all of us to hear and see. Their wedding day was the same day as the Kentucky Derby…and would you know it, Rebecca Nyquist’s namesake horse – Nyquist WON that same day! It just all made sense. It all flowed together, from the bride and groom passing each other on the South Street bridge without a glance on their way to the first look, to the two of them dancing their way down an excited parade of people who all love them into their reception of the epic Museum hall. One minute happy tears during speeches and parent dances, the next, being tossed in the air with all the adrenaline one could possibly take. It was one of those weddings where your body is still buzzing at the end. So, I really wanted to share it. Never too late to share a day full of joy.

Charlotte & Brian’s Wedding at the Philadelphia Racquet Club

Posted on June 22, 2016

 

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Charlotte & Brian gave me so many amazing opportunities to take unique and beautiful photos every time we were together. From their engagement shoot in Hickory Run State Park, to an amazing day at the Philadelphia Racquet Club and a stroll down to Rittenhouse Square , to their sweet and emotional vows,  photography has always been really important to them, and of course, that makes my heart sing! It was a beautiful day, and they were just so so so so so so happy. I’ve never seen a dress move like Charlotte’s – it flowed through the air like a dream, so dancing throughout the day served the purpose of amazing photos and practicing their epic first dance. But I think my favorite dance of all them was the one they did at the end of the night on Broad Street! Holy amazing you guys!
Charlotte and Brian, thank you so much for inviting me to be part of your story.

 

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Laurel & Dan’s Wedding in the Catskills

Posted on September 24, 2015

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Laurel & Dan’s wedding is too lovely not to revisit, and this time of the year is so incredibly beautiful….I wanted to remember it too. Like many of the weddings I shoot, I just wish we could do it all over again and go back to that awesome, magical day. Set in the beautiful Catskill mountains at a private home with a sweet little lily pad pond, these two celebrate their love with all their favorite people. Their ceremony was one of the most heart-felt, emotional ceremonies I have ever witnessed. Everything was so personal, so sweet and so special. I felt so special to be a part of it. I also really enjoyed taking all these beautiful pictures. I hope you like them too.

 

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Lydia & Tushar

Posted on August 26, 2015

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Lydia & Tushar rocked their wedding in style. It was colorful, cultural, warm and inviting, fashionable & fun. These are all the words that come to mind when I think back on their awesome day in Philly.  And although I wish I could have been at their wedding in India as well… I was pretty excited to rock the American celebration by taking them to some EPIC Philly spots. Can you guess where the one above was? It was one of those magical moments when everything just worked out and we got that mural all to ourselves after exploring some familiar tiny streets, and gorgeous museum grounds. Just another day in awesome wedding world land. 🙂
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Ann Marie & Jon

Posted on July 24, 2015

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When I first met Ann Marie & Jon, their joint wedding email came over as JAM…and when I met them… they explained the acronym that their friends lovingly address them by. I loved it too, and it was hard not to start every email with, “What’s up JAM!?” I also found out they have really good taste in music, have two big awesome dogs, like to run marathons, and take dance lessons.  I knew I was going to have fun with them.

 

So on a beautiful spring day at the College of Physicians in the middle of Philadelphia these two tied the knot. And there was lots of big smiling. And happy people. And kids in strollers awesomely photo bombing. And crazy dancing. And a great start to the 2015 wedding season had begun. 🙂

 

 

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Kristen & Christian

Posted on July 2, 2015

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Once upon a time I lived with two sisters…in a house beside a house with two sisters in the center of a city. We broke down the rickety old wall between the back patios (literally) and thus began a super fun time of some single ladies on an adorable little block called Mole Street. That’s where it all began. At least for me and Kristen. She moved to Philly (I think largely upon my suggestion, or at least I’d like to think so) when deciding where to go to grad school. Her sister Kara and I were room mates in college, and when the house next door to mine happen to come up for rent, I called upon the Howland sisters to make a move – and I’m so glad they did!!
Kristen & Christian’s romance began sometime in that era…the Mole Street era as I’ll call it. Christian was just about to embark on an epic entrepreneurial journey to China, but their connection was strong, and upon his return, these two were the newest new couple on the block. To say that Kristen and Christian are adventurous would be an understatement in describing their lust for life. They do more traveling than most people I know – and so it was only fitting that Christian finally popped the question in Paris, France earlier this year. These two are the team to beat every time at yard games, the king and queen of weekend trips, staying active and working to live rather than living to work.
So although I wanted them to go climb a mountain or jet ski on a lake, or take me with them to another country to photograph their engagement session, we went to the beach, which is pretty much the next best thing. The light was stunning that evening…ah the light, the pretty pretty early evening light with a sunset to knock your socks off. It’s great to see your friends that you’ve known forever fall into place when it’s their turn for wedding photography fun. And although there was some prompting which may have resulted in some face-licking, or ear-smelling…I think the end result here is pretty awesome.  🙂

 

 

 

 

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