DIY Summer Wedding: Bright Colors, Casual Charm

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Real wedding by Kansas City wedding photographer Darbi G. and Lara Hanlon of Photography by Lara Lindsey and Aaron chose a very special wedding venue for their August nuptials. They returned to their Alma Mater, the University of Missouri-Columbia, and planned a gorgeous outdoor wedding ceremony. The couple first met freshman year while living in the same dorm, and the rest is history! Their wedding color palette was vibrant and fun, bright orange, yellow, pink and green. For...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Winter Wedding in New York City

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Featured Wedding by Photography by Verdi Heather and Mark were brave nearlyweds! They decided to plan a February wedding in New York City, and set the date for 2/27/2010. We started at the Ritz Carlton in Battery Park, New York, and it provided the perfect indoor location to get romantic shots of the blushing bride and her groom. Heather donned a stunning ivory strapless La Sposawedding dress, peep-toebridal heels, and held a beautiful all white bridal bouquet. Lighthouse at...

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Fall Wedding in New York and a Groom in Uniform: Kristy and James

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Featured Two Bright Lights wedding by Photography by Verdi Kristy and James said I Do on October 29th, 2010 at the historic Congregational Church in Patchogue, New York. This traditional church features amazing stained glass windows, so tons of natural light was shining down on the bride and groom during their wedding ceremony. The theme of the wedding was all about fall! Kristy and James' wedding programs featured a deep red leaf design, and the wedding reception escort cards...

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Real Wedding in Manhattan: Nicole and Michael

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Featured Manhattan Wedding by Bella Pictures Nicole and Michael chose the chic Manhattan Penthouse on 5th Avenue for their wedding venue. They decided on this venue because of its incredible city views and cozy, warm feel. Nicole looked stunning in her strapless Simone Carvalliwedding dress, and she wore her hair all down, with soft, sultry waves. The beautiful couple chose to have a king's wedding, which brought a unique twist to the table. A king's wedding is when there are no...

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Traditional Indian Wedding in Long Island: Batool and Salman

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  Featured wedding by SYPhotography     Batool and Salman tied the knot in Long Island, New York on August 1, 2010. This traditional Indian wedding was a two-day affair; the ceremonious Mehendi took place at home on day one, and the incredible wedding reception the second day. The Waterview Club was the wedding reception venue, and it offered stunning views of the picturesque Long Island Sound. And thanks to the sounds of DJ Insomnia, the couple's wedding DJ, Batool and...

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Today Show Wedding, 2010: Melissa McMillan and Jeremy Gilbert

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Featured Today Show Wedding by Bella Pictures On Sept. 30th 2010, Bella Pictures partnered with famed celebrity wedding photojournalist, Denis Reggie, to capture the wedding of Today Show couple, Melissa McMillan and Jeremy Gilbert. Denis Reggie is the most celebrated wedding photographer of our time. Anointed “the best in the business” by Oprah Winfrey and dubbed “the great wedding photographer of our day” by Town and Country magazine, Denis Reggie is known for capturing...

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A Real Eco-Chic Wedding From RecycledBride

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About Recycled Bride - Sophisticated green wedding style from a Brooklyn couple - When some people think of a "green wedding", it conjures up visions of granola and hemp. But that's SO yesterday! Welcome to the next generation of eco-conscious weddings- stylish, sophisticated, and chic as can be. When Jason Wachob of MindBodyGreen.com married his wife Colleen, their green wedding was all about local and sustainable choices that were budget-friendly and environmentally-friendly. And...

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Chelsea Clinton July 31 Wedding: The Venue, Guest List, Wine, And More!

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Chelsea Clinton’s long-awaited wedding to Marc Mezvinsky is less than one week away! And while the Clinton’s have gone to great lengths to keep the wedding details under wraps (asking all participating wedding professionals to sign an NDA), here’s what we know so far… The Venue: the private Versailles-inspired 13,000-square-foot mansion, Astor Courts, is situated on 50 lush acres in Rhineback, New York. The Wedding Budget: Carrie Underwood’s $500,000 wedding may pale in...

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Featured Wedding: Childhood Sweethearts

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Special Feature by Amanda McMahon of Amanda McMahon Photography Melissa and Kevin met when they were seven years old. The adorable couple waited a few years to start dating, until their freshman year of college. These two little lovebirds are full of smiles and laughs and their families were the same way. Their bridal party was a blast too…and despite the rain we were able to get outside for some super sweet shots! The ceremony was held at Most Holy Rosary Church in Syracuse, NY...

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Long Island Brides Do it Outdoors

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Special Feature by Claudia Copquin of Getting Married on Long Island Wineries …. Beaches …. Backyards… Lighthouses …. Parks ….Nature Preserves… Long Island brides frequently do it outdoors. Get married, that is. There’s something very special about exchanging vows surrounded by a natural setting – even for those of us who aren’t necessarily trying to have the greenest possible wedding. Based on my years of experience with Long Island weddings, I have some tips...

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