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For the Love of Film: Wedding

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Love of FIlm: Engagement

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Elisa Bicker Workshop


What to Wear to Your Engagement Session

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. Spring is right around the corner. Spring is time to think about engagement and anniversary photos! Maybe as importantly, it’s time to think about what to wear to your engagement session. I’m especially excited about […]

Wedding Colors

Elisa Bricker Photography Workshop: Styled Shoot

I absolutely love styled shoots!  They are opportunity to slow a wedding day down, develop new techniques and try out new products.  I’ll share three posts from the Elisa Bricker Photography workshop I attended last year.  This post will focus on an amazing custom backdrop by Christine Olmstead.  You can see more of her work […]

Baltimore Wedding

1840s Plaza Wedding Reception | Erin & Patrick

With navy and gold details, fluffy peonies, and bridal portraits on the Baltimore Harbor waterfront, you have to check out Erin and Patrick’s 1840s Plaza wedding reception… oh, and Erin’s low back dress isn’t for everyone, but if you are as stunning as she is??  Bam!  This dress is for you! For more 1840s Plaza […]

Baltimore Wedding

1840s Plaza Wedding | Matt and Whitney Married

Matt and Whitney’s 1840s Plaza wedding in Baltimore featured so many ooh and ahh elements, I have to share it with you!  At Matt and Whitney’s 1840s Plaza wedding, they had boozey popsicles for cocktail hour, breakfast for dinner featuring a custom bloody Mary bar, and a donut bar for dessert. For more 1840s Plaza […]

Maryland Wedding Photos

Antrim 1844 Country House Wedding | Andrea and Patrick

An Antrim 1844 Country House wedding never disappoints.  Andrea and Patrick held their Antrim 1844 Country House wedding in early August, and it was HOT, beautiful and full of smiles. I love shooting Antrim 1844 Country House weddings.  If you’d like to see more, see here. Often, the bride gets ready in a regal blue […]

Washington DC

St Ignatius Chapel Wedding | Thomas and Theresa

Thomas and Theresa were married outside of the Catholic Church.  Being strong Catholics, however, it was important to them that their marriage to be sanctified by the Church.  Theresa and Thomas held a convalidation ceremony at St. Ignatius Chapel in Washington, DC, this summer– St. Ignatius Chapel is part of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in […]

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