Archive for 'kristie'

February 21, 2017
|

1most of the time, we get to know a lot about our couples before wedding day. between engagement sessions, many phone calls and emails, and the always welcome chat over coffee, we get to know them and their story. but rarely do I know the journey of a couple as well as I do with courtney and jeff. courtney and I have been friends for 10 years.. I owned a restaurant in snow hill when she opened her salon down the street ~ I wandered down to her space a week before she opened to introduce myself and from the start, we clicked. within minutes, we were talking as though we had known each other for years and I think I started sharing secrets with her that night. in the years since, our biggest moments and most difficult decisions have been shared within the 4 walls of her salon (‘now let’s have lunch!’) and I would be lost without her and her friendship. then this spring, during an editorial session that we were shooting, she received a text and after reading it.. she smiled bigger and wider than I had seen her do in years ~ she even blushed a little. I knew who it was from but acted as though I didn’t.. it was from jeff. a few weeks before, my cousin caitlin had suggested that courtney meet a co-worker of her husband and things went well ~ very well. let’s just say that their second date was in arizona :) caitlin had already given me a brief update about the date and was pretty proud of her matchmaking skills.. ‘but let her tell you herself!’ caitlin implored. so I did. after the text, all I had to do was look at her and courtney couldn’t hold it in. for the next 10 minutes, she excitedly shared with me all about their first date, the communication since, and she was literally glowing. after the shoot, we went back to her salon to hang out and courtney looked me straight in the eye, with calm confidence, and said that she was going to marry this man… and here we are.  I had met jeff a few months ago during their engagement session and saw firsthand what a perfect partnership this is. jeff never took his eyes off of courtney, even when I asked him to ~ courtney had a happy peace and joy that made my heart smile. so as kristie as I got ready to join them on wedding day, we knew what this day meant.. to everyone. to recall all of the moments that made this day so special would take pages and pages. to attempt to write down what it meant for us to be a part of this day would never be sufficient ~ so we will just let the photos tell this part of a love story that will last forever. we I love you and are so very happy for all of you! xoxox 

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 39a 40 40a 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 132aa 134aa 138aa 145aa 147aa 155aa 160aa 165aa 171aa 176aa 181aa 195aa 197aa 198 199 199a 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 224a 225 226 226a 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 431aa 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 448a 449 450 450a 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 462 463 464 465 467 468 469 469a 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 535aa 538aa 539aa 540aa 541aa 544aa 547aa 548 562aa 566aa 567aa 572aa 573aa 580aa 584aa 592aa 597aa 599aa 603aa 607aa 609aa 613aa 620aa 625aa 627aa

November 24, 2016
|

1ironically, according to facebook memories, the first time I met lea was three years ago today. she is the cousin of our associate photographer, laura, and had joined us to help out with our baltimore santa paws event. little did I know, that three years later, kristie and I would be photographing her beautiful wedding to jonathan. they met at washington college and this is where I photographed their engagement session a few months ago. they are such a wonderful couple who can’t help but smile when they look at each other and were laughing together the whole way through our session. as kris and I arrived at the hotel monaco, laura met us down in the foyer as family and friends also started to arrive. in the bridal suite, the music was playing, hair and makeup was in full effect, and all of lea’s ladies were helping her get ready for this magic day. meanwhile, kris was with jonathan and escorted him to the first look location. ‘he’s SO excited!’ she texted me, ‘it’s adorable..’. as lea descended the marble staircase to greet her love, both of them were overcome with emotion and love. it was so lovely to capture. and as we were joined by the bridal party, the excitement of the day was on full display. lea and jonathan love the beatles. love them. love. so much so, that everything from the decor, to the music selections, and even adorned on the tie clips, were fab four touches. as lea came down the aisle accompanied by a favorite song, friends and family stood.. and even sang along a little. lea and jonathan, we were so happy and honored to be a part of this beautiful day! the love that you two share is so lovely and an inspiration ~ we wish you so much happiness, joy, and love in your life together… xoxo

1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 1g 1h 1i 1j 1k 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 74aa 75aa 75bb 76aa 79aa 83aa 85aa 88aa 90aa 92aa 94aa 95 104aa 105 105a 105b 105c 105d 105e 105f 105g 105h 105i 105j 105k 105l 105m 108aaa 109 110 110a 110cc 113aa 114 119aa 119bb 120 120a 121aa 121bb 121cc 121dd 121ee 135aa 146aaa 174aa 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 183a 184 185 185a 218aa 247aa 253aa 253bb 254aa 259aa 262aa 263 264 264a 264b 272aa 273 274 275 275a 276 283aa 289aa 290 291 294aa 295aa 297aa 299aa 302aaa 303aa 308aa 311aa 313aa 316aa 317 318 321aa 322 323 326aa 328aa 329 330 330a 330b 330c 330d 331 332 333 503aa 504a 509aa 518aa 521aa 523aa 524aa 526aa 527 529aa 532aa 535aa 537aa 539aa 546aa 547aa 551aa 551bb 552aa 564aa 567aa 568aa 577aa 578aa 581aa 585aa 585bb 586aa 592aa 594aa 598aa 699aa 705aa 710aa 714aa 721aa 725aa 726aa 730aa 733aa 737aa 738aa 741aa 755aa 765aa 767aa 779aa img_5219aa

November 03, 2016
|

001furnace town is quickly becoming one of my favorite venues… and not because it’s only 7 miles from my house. this local landmark is such an ideal location that provides a unique backdrop that couples can make their own. as I met barbara at the main building, her bridal party was preparing to help her with her dress. it was a perfect fall day ~ absolutely stunning! kristie arrived with bo and headed with his groomsmen down to the furnace. the special touches that adorned every corner of the property welcomed their friends and family to their celebration. as barbara’s father escorted her down the long back lawn, bo became overcome.. they had waited a long time for this day. he and barbara first met at a halloween party shortly after he moved to maryland from texas. they started dating and creating a life together here, but bo always dreamed about moving back to texas.. and three years later, they did! now here they were, facing each other and making promises of forever as their friends and families looked on. as they shared their first kiss and walked hand in hand back down the aisle, cheers erupted and filled the air. kristie and I were so happy to share in this lovely day and wish you so much happiness in your life together!

2aa 10aa 11 14aa 18aa 19aa 23aa 25aa 26aa 31aa 34aa 35aa 36 48aaa 48bbb 51aa 74aa 74bb 75 75a 75b 75c 75d 75e 75f 75g 75h 75i 75j 76 77 78 78a 79 80 81 82 83 83a 83b 83c 83d 83e 83f 83g 83h 83i 83j 83k 83l 83m 83mm 83n 83o 83p 83q 83r 83s 83t 83u 83v 83w 83x 84 85 85a 85b 85c 85d 85e 85f 85g 85h 85i 85j 85k 85kk 85l 85m 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 319aa 331aa 337aa 357aa 358 358a 358b 358c 358d 358e 358f 358g 358h 358i 358j 358jj 358k 358l 358n 358o 358p 360 361aa 362 363 365aa 367 368 375aa 376 378aa 381aa 384aa 385aa 385bb 386aa 386bb 387aa 389aa 393aa 394 395aa 396aa 400aa 401aa 407aa 407bb 408aa 410aa 411aa 413aa 414 415aa 417aaa 421aa 428aa 432aa 433aa 434 439a 440aa 440bb 440cc 440dd 444aa 447aa 448aa 451aa 455aa 462aa 1000

November 01, 2016
|

001this was the first wedding where is felt like fall had truly arrived. as kristie and I drove up to frederick, the leaves were changing, the sun was golden, and there was a slight chill to the air. I had been anxiously awaiting this day since the first time I met kerry and matt last winter. they were so warm and funny.. I felt like I had known them for years. so as I entered kerry’s bridal suite, I was welcomed with a big hug as she introduced me to all of her girls. meanwhile, matt and his guys were busy putting the finishing touches on the reception space which I thought was so cool ~ he’s a keeper, for sure! as guests started to arrive, the grounds of the estate glowed in the afternoon sun and as matt took his place under the tree, he looked toward the manor for his bride. I love a ceremony that is officiated by someone who really knows the couple, and in matt and kerry’s case, it was his uncle. the familiarity and his humor as he guided them through their vows, their labradorite commitment ceremony, and their exchange of rings made every moment so special. as matt and kerry made their way into the reception, it was clear just how much they are loved by their friends and families ~ celebration filled the air from the first dance to the party that filled the starry night. kristie and I had such a wonderful day with all of you! we wish you so much love, laughter, and joy! xoxo

002 3 4 5 6 7 8 8a 8b 8c 8d 8e 8f 8g 8h 8i 8j 8k 8l 8o 8p 8q 8r 8s 8t 8u 8uu 8v 8w 8x 9 10 11 12 13 14 14a 15 15a 78aa 80aa 83aa 84aa 89aa 90aa 91aa 98aa 100aa 101 103aa 116aa 117 117a 118 119 120 120a 120b 120c 120d 120f 120g 120h 120i 120j 120k 120l 156aa 157 157a 157b 157c 158aa 158bb 158cc 158dd 159aa 160 165aa 166aa 166bb 167aa 170aa 173aa 174 175aa 178aa 179 186aa 189aa 196aa 197 198 198a 198b 199aa 204aa 209aa 212aa 217aa 218aa 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 229a 230 231 232 233 303aa 349aa 350 351 352 352a 352aa 352b 352c 352d 352e 353 368aa 370aa 377aa 387aa 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 399a 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 415aa 426aa 429aa 430aa 431 434aa 439aa 441aa 442 443 451aa 453aa 454aa 454bb 455aa 456aa 458aa 463aa 464 465aa 472aa 473 474aa 477aa 479aa 481aa 483aa 486aa 489aa 490aa 493aa 499aa 500 501 506aa 508aa 512aa 523aa 529aa 530 540aa 546aa 548aa 549 550 550a 551aa 554aa 557aa 558aa 559 561aa 564aa 568aa 578aa 584aa 586aa 1000_80 1000_81 1000_83 3000

October 28, 2016
|

1this was such a wonderful day! and I knew from the first time that I spoke with amanda, that this would be a wedding to remember. as I arrived at the hotel to meet up with my lovely bride, the sun was sparkling off the ocean, all of her friends were enthusiastically helping her get ready, and there was coffee waiting for me ~ winning! meanwhile, kris headed to lighthouse sound where ryan was hanging out with his friends and their son, liam. I don’t think anyone was more excited for this day than liam! all dressed up, he wandered the grounds of lighthouse sound, greeted a visiting turtle, and prepped for his ring bearer duties. as amanda and I arrived at lighthouse, ryan headed down to the bridge for their first look. as she approached ryan, what began as a slow walk but quickly evolved into almost a jog as she threw her arms around her love. those moments are my favorite… where they have a moment to privately share all that this day means to them… how they got here, and the excitement of their future together. the ceremony was one that included all of their family and friends, topped off by a sand unity session with liam. kristie and I had such a wonderful time sharing such a special day with all of you ~ we wish you so much love, laughter, and happiness! xoxo

1a 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 24a 25 32a 43aa 49a 50 55a 59a 62a 64a 64b 70a 71a 71b 75a 76a 76aaa 76aaaaa 76aaaaaa 76b 76bb 76bbb 76bbbbb 76bbbbbb 76bbbbbbb 76bbbbbbbbb 76bbbbbbbbbb 76c 76cc 77 77aa 77aaa 86a 88 89 89a 89b 89c 89d 89e 89f 89g 89h 89i 89j 89k 89l 89m 89n 89o 89p 89q 89r 89s 89t 89u 89v 89w 89x 89y 89z 90 91 92 92a 92b 92c 92d 92e 92f 92g 92h 92i 92j 92k 92l 92m 92n 92o 93a 93b 93c 94a 106a 107 107a 107b 107c 107d 107e 107f 107g 107gg 107h 107j 107k 107l 107m 107o 157a 193a 194 196a 199a 199aa 199aaaa 200 201a 202 203a 204 204a 204b 204c 207a 208 439a 440a 442a 447a 449a 456a 465a 467a 471a 474a 476a 477a 484a 495a 499a 507a 510a 519a 525a 526a 533a 543a 545a 546a 549a 550a 554a 555a 558a 559a 562a 566a 567a 574a 580a 581a 582a 583a 588a 589a 600a 601a 605a 607a 609a

September 09, 2016
|

1when I write a blogpost, I often comment on how I admire the laid back reactions to potential hiccups that my couples have to deal with. some are inevitable.. traffic jams in downtown DC that delay the whole day. some are unavoidable.. hurricanes, for one. all of my couples, while sometimes nervous or disappointed, look past these setbacks and instead focus on what this day is all about.. marrying their love. but never, in 13 years of photographing weddings, have I ever seen a couple overcome a true wedding day game changer like april and michael. the day started normally enough ~ kris and I met at the venue and went on in to greet our happy couple. everything was running on time and everyone was excited that a day which had called for storms was bright and sunny. as april put on her dream wedding gown, her sisters and mother gathered together to take it all in. and as the ceremony began, there wasn’t a dry eye in the crowd of family and friends. I knew that april and michael were a special couple when I photographed their engagement session, but to hear them recite their vows and to see the love in their eyes was so beautiful. as is the norm at most weddings, we took all of the family portraits after the ceremony and then headed down to the docks for portraits of the bridal party and then of april and michael. I arranged everyone on one of the docks and went back to get my camera. as I held it up to look through the viewfinder, I heard a sound that stopped me cold. crack.. crack.. CRACK! as the dock broke away from the pier and everyone fell into the bay. I ran to do what I could do to help and was joined by family and friends who raced out of the reception. we eventually got everyone out and I looked at april. she was smiling ‘everyone is okay,’ she said ‘that’s all that matters.’ and then… ‘can we still take some photos of us all wet?’ and she went to kiss michael. my heart melted. they walked into the reception, hand in hand, in the clothes that they had worn that morning and held each other close for their first dance. it didn’t matter that they were in yoga pants and cargo shorts, they were married and they were happy. so now it’s september, and I had the pleasure of working with them again. they had the wedding dress and the tux dry cleaned, they found a beautiful location, and we took their wedding photos. the two of you inspire me so much and I feel so lucky to have been chosen as your photographer. not only are you two of the coolest clients that I’ve ever had, but I consider you good friends and am so grateful to have met you. I know that the two of you will get through anything together and come out on the other side even closer. xoxox

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 34a 34b 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 66a 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105

July 28, 2016
|

1where to begin with this day… it was magical. it was a wedding that kristie and I had been looking forward to all spring. ever since first meeting julie and garrett, I was smitten. during their engagement session, they were already cuddling up with each other before I even had a chance to get my camera out of my bag. this is when I know. I can predict pretty accurately how the wedding day will be and julie and garret were all of ‘that’, that something that makes it so obvious that two people were meant to be, and more. they make each other laugh to the point that I don’t think they even realize that I’m there, sometime laying down in the sand to take their photograph. their attention is so clearly on each other and nothing else.. this is what it’s all about. this is love.

I met up with julie and her amazing wedding planner sheena a week before wedding day. already the three of us were stressing out about the weather. the way that everything was planned at their venue, the indian river lifesaving station and museum, decent weather was a must. although a plan b was and always is in place, I wanted so badly for everything to be perfect for julie and garrett. but has summer has a tendency to do in these parts, the forecast on the big day was iffy.. at best. I met up with julie and her girls at the salon while kris went to meet garrett at the cottage that they had rented for the day. everyone was busy.. but calm, happy, and excited. minor traffic scares and the thunderstorm threat didn’t seem to bother anyone and the schedule was like clockwork.

once everyone arrived at the museum, we all decided that it was a go! they were getting married on the beach as planned. the reception was unlike one I think I have ever photographed. no detail was too small, they had thought of everything and it was executed perfectly by little miss lovely. all of the guests were escorted over the dune walk and to the lovely ceremony location. as I was down on the beach, awaiting the procession, it happened. boom! crack! and a showing of lightning in the distance. as the guests retreated to the tent, I went back to check on julie. this is what I love about her. a lot of people would just dissolve.. after months of planning, to have it all turned on it’s head at the last minute is pretty heartbreaking. but as I entered the room, julie was all smiles, ‘this will probably be better’ she said ‘and the tent is beautiful!’.

for the rest of the day, it was all beautiful. from the first moment that julie and garrett’s eyes met, to the toasts full of laughter and happy tears. every moment was one fully shared with all of their friends and family. kristie and I are so very happy for all of you and wish you SO much happiness in you life together. in was an honor to share in your love and your day! xoxo

2aa 3aa 11aa 13aa 17aa 21aa 23aa 33aa 34 35 36aa 37aaa 42aa 43 44 45 46 46a 46b 46d 57aa 61aa 63aa 67aa 71aa 73aa 75aa 77aa 82aa 87aa 92aa 95aa 97aa 100aa 101 101a 101b 101c 101d 101e 106aa 110aa 114aa 120aa 126aa 139aa 140 140a 142aa 143aa 144 144a 144b 144c 144d 144f 144g 144h 144i 144k 144l 144m 144p 144q 144r 144s 144ss 144t 144u 144v 144w 144x 144xx 144y 144z 145 145a 145b 145c 145d 145e 145f 145ff 145g 145h 145i 145j 145k 145l 145m 145n 145o 145p 145q 145r 145s 145t 145u 145v 145w 145x 145y 145z 146 146a 146b 146c 146d 146e 146f 146g 146h 146i 146j 146k 146l 146m 146o 146p 146q 146r 146s 149 150 151 151a 151b 151c 151d 151e 151g 151h 151i 151j 151k 151l 151m 151n 158aa 162aa 164aa 165aa 168aa 171aa 174aa 177aa 182aa 182b 182c 187aa 188 188a 188b 188c 515aa 524aa 524b 528aa 531aa 534aa 537aa 543aa 544 545aa 545b 553aa 555aa 556aa 560aa 562aa 564aa 571aa 579aa 579b 579c 582aa 583aa 584aa 585 585a 588aa 603aa 609aa 614aa 619aa 620 620a 620b 630aa 631 631a 651aa 652 652a 652b 659aa 660 671aa 672 673 674 682aa 683aa 689aa 696aa 703aa 706aa 708aa 715aa 718aa 721aa 723aa 725aa 732aa 733 734 737aaa 739aa 757aa

July 05, 2016
|

1brooke and john robert are just one of those couples that make you smile. when they are together, they clearly make each other laugh all the time and their playful nature is infectious. I had already photographed the wedding of one of brooke’s bridesmaids, kerry, so I knew that this was a fun group. as I went upstairs to check in on brooke, she was a little nervous.. but SO excited. the weather was absolutely perfect and as we all headed to the church, it was the ideal day to get married! the ceremony was equal parts of emotional moments and joyful laughter.. the ring bearer got a little creative with his ring pillow as he was twirling and tossing his ring pillow to entertain the guests (no rings were lost during his tricks :) ) and once brooke and john robert kissed their way into man and wife, cheers erupted throughout the sanctuary. the party continued into the reception where kristie and I had the best time capturing so many fun and timeless moments. we are SO happy for you both and wish you all the happiness in the world.

bj-004 bj-005 bj-012 bj-014 bj-016 bj-017 bj-019 bj-023 bj-033 bj-039 bj-040 bj-043 bj-048 bj-056 bj-064 bj-066 bj-067 bj-068 bj-096 bj-099 bj-129 bj-138 bj-140 bj-143 bj-153 bj-154 bj-155 bj-170 bj-175 bj-184 bj-190 bj-192 bj-200 bj-203 bj-207 bj-220 bj-221 bj-225 bj-227 bj-242 bj-252 bj-257 bj-261 bj-266 bj-272 bj-275 bj-281 bj-304 bj-307 bj-311 bj-314 bj-385 bj-386 bj-387 bj-393 bj-394 bj-400 bj-401 bj-402 bj-416 bj-417 bj-442 bj-450 bj-455 bj-455a bj-456 bj-465 bj-467 bj-470 bj-472 bj-477 bj-478 bj-482 bj-488 bj-492 bj-499 bj-503 bj-520 bj-524 bj-527 bj-528 bj-533 bj-535 bj-542 bj-552 bj-556 bj-557 bj-561 bj-562 bj-565 bj-574 bj-576 bj-588 bj-591 bj-593 bj-594 bj-598 bj-601 bj-602 bj-610 bj-627 bj-634 bj-637 bj-638 bj-651 bj-654 bj-656 bj-659 bj-662 bj-664 bj-667 bj-671 bj-672 bj-676 bj-678 bj-681 bj-684 bj-688 bj-690 bj-691 bj-704 bj-708 bj-709 bj-718 bj-726 bj-732 bj-734 bj-738 bj-739 bj-741 bj-1000

May 10, 2016
|

01to kick off our spring/summer 2016 season, we couldn’t have asked for a better couple than kris and scott! their wedding was so unique and filled with many personal and unexpected surprises. some planed.. some not so much. but I digress.. kristie and I arrived at the annapolis waterfront hotel on a beautiful afternoon. with the unpredictability of the weather that has plagued the mid-atlantic all spring, we were grateful for a dry day and arrived early to check out the ceremony and reception spaces. as we turned a corner, we unexpectedly bumped into kris and she was glowing! all of her friends and family were on their way, the rain was staying away, and her groom was just one floor up. their first look was just around the corner and she was over the moon. special touches, such as her family tartan being used in her bouquet and scott’s pocket square as well as part of her wedding dress being sewn onto her mother’s purse are those little things which sometimes go unnoticed, but mean so much and will for generations to come. the spaces were coming together beautifully and although a plan b was available, it appeared that we were going to luck out. as kris put on her jewelry and finished getting ready, kristie brought scott out to the front garden for their first look. this is easily my favorite moment of a wedding day ~ whether it’s during a first look or when the bride comes down the aisle, that moment when their eyes meet, their smiles shine, and their hearts connect ~ that’s the moment. the moment that this day exists at all. as scott turned around to see his bride, it happened yet again. after some portraits with their families (who were all just so very cool!) it was showtime. the ceremony took place on the rooftop patio and couldn’t have been more perfect and as kris made her way down the aisle, her mom joined her and her dad to escort her into this new chapter. the vows were funny, touching, and poignant ~ telling the story of two people who had met several years ago and were now joining their lives with everyone they love. now when I mentioned that there were some unplanned ‘surprises’, this is what I was thinking about.. we have photographed many weddings. many. but never before have the rings been forgotten – we had a first :) when kris turned to her twin sister, caitlin, for scott’s ring, everything stopped. suddenly caitlin took off down the aisle, high hells be damned! as kris called out the location of said ring. as the guests were clapping and cheering her on, caitlin made it back in record time. we loved it! with the rings in place and the promises made, kris and scott shared their first kiss as man and wife to the delight of everyone who loves them. the reception continued to reveal more about what scott and kris love and their plans for the future ~ from a travel the world guest book to table numbers named after all of the vineyards they had visited together ~ who they are as a couple was displayed in every detail. and then there was the cake. again.. I have photographed wedding cakes with everything from seashells to edible photographs decorating these confections, but never have I needed a translator. another first. written on the top of the cake was a language called gallifreyan which is from ‘doctor who’ and it read kris loves scott. along the sides, written in elvish from ‘lord of the rings’ was scott loves kris. it was pretty awesome! as the party got started, the dance floor filled and never emptied – such a fun group of folks. and as the night winded down, their song came on and kris and scott slowly danced their way into tomorrow. we loved every moment that we spent with all of you and hope that your honeymoon is spectacular! we wish you so much love and happiness xoxo

02 03 04 04a 05 06 07 09 10a 10b 10c 10d 11a 11b 11c 11d 11f 11g 12 12a 12b 12c 12d 12e 12f 12g 12h 12i 13 13a 14 14a 14b 14c 14d 14e 14f 14g 15 16 17 17a 17b 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 59a 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 68a 69 70 71 72 74 74a 75 75a 76 549aa 553aa 555aa 562aa 563aa 565aa 565b 565c 572aa 585aa 587aa 593aa 594aa 597aa 598aa 608aa 616aa 616b 625aa 635aa 637aa 637b 638aa 641aa 642aa 644aa 649aa 653aa 654b 655 662aa 667aa 668 669 670 671 672 673 680aa 689aa 694aa 2493aa 2500 2501

February 16, 2016
|

001to say planning a wedding can be challenging is an understatement. to do it while your living on the other side of the world? well that takes the perfect combination of some thoughtful planning, a fabulous team, and the help of some pretty amazing friends and family. sarah and andrew’s careers currently have them living in pakistan and they were actually married for the ‘first’ time in england… but there was something missing. they wanted to celebrate their love and commitment with the people that meant the most to them and there was just one place where they wanted to throw this shindig – washington dc! the wedding was scheduled a week after one the worst snowstorms to ever hit DC practically shut the nation’s capital down. there was still evidence of some massive snow drifts and cars that were still buried under snow as kristie and I got to the venue. but this day.. this day was beautiful and as we went upstairs to meet our couple for the first time, everything was running as scheduled (early even!) and sarah and andrew simply couldn’t wait to see each other. as they had their first look outside of the national museum of women in the arts, there was no sign of them having done this before ~ the joy, excitement, and love was infectious. as their bridal party joined us on the streets of downtown, they braved the chilly air with humor and celebrated their friend’s big day. meanwhile, inside was quickly becoming a magical place for sarah and andrew to recommit their vows and partnership with all who gathered. everything was simply stunning.. from the main room decor to the special and personal touches that sarah and andrew had provided. full of heartfelt moments and family traditions, the reception was one to remember! this was such a perfect way to start our 2016 season and we couldn’t be happier to have spent it with such a fabulous group of people. sarah and andrew, you are such an awesome couple and we had the best time with you! we wish you so much love and happiness in your life together as you travel the world!

sa-001 sa-005 sa-007 sa-008 sa-008a sa-009 sa-013 sa-014 sa-014a sa-014b sa-015 sa-041 sa-048 sa-049 sa-051 sa-065 sa-069 sa-073 sa-082 sa-088 sa-089 sa-093 sa-102 sa-107 sa-108 sa-111 sa-116 sa-118 sa-119 sa-128 sa-129 sa-141 sa-142 sa-147 sa-153 sa-154 sa-155 sa-158 sa-163 sa-165 sa-169 sa-174 sa-175 sa-178 sa-183 sa-194 sa-200 sa-207 sa-214 sa-220 sa-241 sa-248 sa-254 sa-263 sa-265 sa-266 sa-267 sa-272 sa-273 sa-281 sa-290 sa-291 sa-294 sa-295 sa-296 sa-302 sa-303 sa-309 sa-316 sa-359 sa-373 sa-375 sa-378 sa-382 sa-387 sa-388 sa-397 sa-454 sa-455 sa-459 sa-464 sa-467 sa-471 sa-472 sa-488 sa-492 sa-493 sa-495 sa-498 sa-500 sa-501 sa-504 sa-508 sa-509 sa-519

sa-513

sa-520 sa-531 sa-543 sa-544 sa-547 sa-549 sa-550 sa-555 sa-559 sa-569 sa-572 sa-575 sa-578 sa-585 sa-594 sa-597 sa-619 sa-629 sa-632 sa-633 sa-637 sa-640 sa-641 sa-643 sa-644 sa-652 sa-723 sa-729 sa-732 sa-735 sa-736 sa-739 sa-749 sa-751 sa-753 sa-756 sa-758 sa-759 sa-763 sa-765 sa-772 sa-776 sa-779 sa-780 sa-782 sa-794 sa-797 sa-800 sa-802 sa-803 sa-810 sa-815 sa-816 sa-819 sa-820 sa-822 sa-826 sa-832 sa-847 sa-848 sa-857 sa-864 sa-878 sa-880 sa-892 sa-897 sa-902 sa-915 sa-920 sa-921 sa-922 sa-924 sa-925 sa-932 sa-937 sa-943 sa-948 sa-952 sa-958 sa-962 sa-974 sa-979 sa-983 sa-989 sa-995 sa-997