Real Weddings


Featured Wedding: Heidi and Eric

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Nick Corona Photography Heidi and Eric got married at the Ambassador Campus in Pasadena, CA. They had a beautiful outdoor ceremony, with access to the entire grounds for their pictures after the ceremony. The reception was picture-perfect... literally! Every detail of their day was immaculate. Their love for each other was reflected in every smile, every glance, every touch of the skin... it was beautifully romantic! Wedding Vendors~ Wedding Venue: Ambassador...

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Featured Tuscan Wedding: Cameron and Lucy

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Featured Wedding by Catherine of Catmon Photography Cameron and Lucy wed at the beautiful Podere Finerri in the Tuscan countryside. You truly could not ask for a more beautiful backdrop, with its blue bird skies, lush rolling hills, and fields of wheat and olive groves. It was an intimate wedding with a New Zealand flavor, as the groom’s family (from NZ) made the trip over to celebrate. Everything was perfect: the ambiance, the weather, the food, the party... A Tuscan dream...

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Featured Bridal Shoot: Vintage Glamour!

by Azure

Featured Bridal Shoot by Becky of Ravenberg Photography For a bride who doesn't want her groom to see her in her dress before the wedding, or who doesn't want to take time on the wedding day with individual portraits, a bridal photo shoot can be a great idea. As a photographer I love to do bridal shoots to get to know my brides better. It helps me to get to know their personalities, and gives me a chance to figure out what shooting angles are most flattering to that particular...

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Featured Wedding: Jennifer and David

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Kerry of Kerry Brooks Photography This beautiful December wedding in Alabama took place at Gorham’s Bluff. Jennifer’s bridal dress; from Something Blue in Hartselle, was stunning. The Bed and Breakfast was the perfect place for the ceremony which took place at the overlooking bluff. Thanks to the couple for the chance to work with a wonderful family in such a picturesque location! Disclosure: Kerry Brooks Photography is one of our wonderful paid advertisers....

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Featured Miami Wedding: Rachael and Matt

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Kat of Kat Braman Photography Rachael & Matt’s wedding took place at the beautiful National Hotel on famous Collins Avenue in South Beach and it could not have been a more perfect day. The South Florida heat was non-existent, the wind died down and the skies were perfectly clear throughout the day. Set in the heart of the Art Deco Historical District, the National Hotel Miami Beach was the perfect backdrop for Rachael and Matt’s ultra-stylish wedding. The...

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Featured Wedding: Rebecca & Wesley

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jessie of Emeric Photography & Design On September 19th we had the privilege of documenting Rebecca & Wesley's wedding. They are such a sweet, young couple. They had a large wedding party of 12, including the groom's little sister! They chose Rebecca's favorite color, lavender, as the theme and used pretty lavender roses in the floral bouquets and arrangements. Rebecca and Wesley had the ceremony at their local church and afterwards we went with the newlyweds...

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Submit a Real Featured Wedding

by Azure

It's all about the details! 4’ Swarovski-encrusted Manolo Blahnik bridal heels. A wedding cake so pretty it’d make Sylvia Weinstock swoon. The most eye-catching floral centerpiece you’ve ever seen. For featured wedding submissions, we adore all styles of weddings and all types of wedding photography. But the wedding must be spectacular, and the photos have got to rock! Thanks for the submission! If your wedding makes us swoon and we're interested in publishing, we'll be in touch...

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Featured Maui Wedding: Alec & Rhea

by Azure

Featured wedding by Karen Stott of Avayah Photography In keeping with both of their laid back personalities, Alec from Texas and Rhea from Oregon found themselves moving to Maui on a whim with some friends. Hawaii had more in store for them than they originally anticipated when they were introduced to each other through mutual friends. When Alec proposed Maui was an obvious place for their wedding since it was the very setting of them falling in love. They decided on the gorgeous...

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Featured Engagement Session: Hayley and Phillip

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Featured E-Session by Rebecca Enslein of The Studio B Photography Hayley and Phillip have come a long way since their first date in high school. Over the years their love has seen them through homecoming dances, sorority date functions, and law school formals. The pair are from Tallahassee, and are getting married there in July 2010. So naturally, they chose the town as the site for their engagement pictures. The shoot began at Maclay Gardens, a gorgeous Florida state park filled...

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Featured Wedding: Madison and Shannon

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Featured Wedding by Glenn Roberson Photography Madison White and Shannon Beard chose a beautiful white gazebo in historic Winston-Salem, NC for their outdoor wedding on Oct. 17, 2009, followed by a reception at the historic Brookstown Inn. The inn was built in 1837 as a textile mill and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Their families and friends joined them for the ceremony, with fall leaves as the backdrop in the historic park. They rode in a vintage car to the inn...

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Featured Wedding: Eric and Tara, Riviera Maya, Mexico

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Lem of Painting With Light Eric & Tara invited us and a few of thier closest friends and family to the Palace Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico on January 17, 2009. The feeling of closeness was extended to us, even as vendors, since the first meeting. When we were down there we felt like close friends as well. They made sure everyone was having as much fun as them. From inviting us to Karaoke, to checking on us durng the catamaran reception, it was awesome to work...

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Featured Engagement Session: Doug and Diana

by Azure

Featured Engagement Shoot from Ted Nghiem's Photography This engagement session took place in Baltimore, Maryland for Doug and Diana, both from Virginia Tech. Doug and I spoke back and forth about the engagement session, as the forecasters slated the day to have rain, but, thankfully it didn't start to rain til we were all done. These two were a real fun couple to work with, who couldn't work well with a lot of joking and laughter along with an occasional pose? Thanks for the good...

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Featured Wedding: Nancy and Adam

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Shannon of Shannon Lee Images Only 24 people were in the room when Nancy & Adam devoted their lives to each other on a rainy afternoon in Saint Louis, Missouri on October 9, 2009. Of these 24 teary eyed people (myself included) I felt absolutely honored to be one of them during this intimate expression of love. They wrote their own heartfelt vows and couldn't stop smiling at each other. It was a family affair as Adam's father married the couple and his uncle...

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Featured Wedding: Magdalena and Martin

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Kate Elliot of Kate Elliot Photography Magdalena and Martin were married on July 31, 2009 at the fabulous English Inn in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. The wedding day was relaxed and had a natural flow to it. I loved the earthy feel of the venue and wedding details. You could tell how happy Magdalena was, she smiled the entire day. The groom's brother-in-law performed the ceremony for the lovely couple, the amazing wedding details were by Petal and Forest, and the yummy...

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Featured Wedding: Dana and Jeff

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Pat Furey& Ted Nghiem of Ted Nghiem's Photography Dana and Jeff couldn't have chosen a more perfect place for their wedding than Stone Harbor Golf Club at the Cape May Courthouse in NJ. Along with the main wedding photographer, Pat Furey, we shot an absolutely awesome wedding! The weather held and instead of the forecasted rain, we had blue skies! I guess Dana and Jeff's magic rubbed the weather in the right way! I should also mention that their cupcakes were...

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Featured Wedding: Josh and Angela

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Dez Newcomb Photography Josh and Angela's outdoor wedding took place in Post Falls, ID on the Spokane River. The bride and groom prepared just about everything themselves, with help from friends. They rented a very large house for the week, which made it easy for them to hang out with their friends and family. I loved working with Angela and Josh because they were not the typical "Bridezilla" couple. They were so in love and had the attitude..."whatever, as...

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Featured Wedding: The Halloween Wedding that Wasn’t Scary

by Azure

A few weeks ago we told you about an upcoming non-Halloween Halloween wedding. Carmen and Brad got married on October 31 at the Barn at Valhalla in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. As promised, their photographer, Kate of This Little Light Photography has shared some pictures of the happy day with us.

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A Lego Proposal

by Azure

I have sort of a love/hate relationship with cute engagement stories. I LOVE the idea of someone being joyfully surprised, but I hate the idea that it puts pressure on everyone else to do something creative. That being said, how cute is this? A designer who met his fiancée while they both worked at a toy store decided to propose by making custom-designed Lego sets, featuring an engagement scene. Read the whole story here. Did you have a "creative" engagement?

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Featured Wedding: Sara and Tucker, Whidbey Island, WA 9.26.09

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Willa Kveta Photography Sara and Tucker seem to be such a perfect fit for one another! They love to laugh at themselves, enjoy life and their friends, and are truly, deeply in love. They were so much fun to photograph! They wanted a mix of slightly traditional portraits, but mainly, fun, candid portraits that showed off their personalities. Their wedding was at Fireseed Catering, a gorgeous venue in the woods outside of Langley on Whidbey Island. I could...

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Featured Wedding: Mark and Hannah

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Heather and Grayson of Jagger Photography Mark and Hannah got married at the BEAUTIFUL Malibou Lake Mountain Club Agoura Hills, CA (sort of another part of LA). It was a quite, lake community with beautiful surroundings. You'd never know it was coming when you're driving in the area. This couple was so funny! They were so quiet until it came to their wedding, they we one of the most fun couples we've seen at a reception. This wedding was so much fun to shoot...

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Chicago Spotlight: A City Full Of Fabulous Wedding Photo Ops!

by Azure

As we spotlight the city of Chicago this month, I got to thinking... Chicagoans are blessed to be surrounded by a city with such rich culture and history. We have the beautiful skyline, the Chicago Theatre, Museum Campus, Lake Michigan, Millennium Park, and the list goes on! As a bride getting married in Chicago, there are endless opportunities for amazing wedding photo ops! So today, I thought I'd share a couple of these perfect spots for the bride & groom... Photo 1: In...

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Featured Wedding: Sarah and Phil

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Ashley McFarlane Photography The wedding theme was Damask, Polka dots, and romance. The ceremony took place at the Manti, Utah Temple. The reception and ring ceremony was held at Mellor Hidden Meadows and Gardens. Sarah's wedding dress was designed and customized by the bride herself and made by Eve Mulligan. I loved working with Sarah and Phil because first of all, they are so sweet and down to earth. Second, right from the beginning I knew that we both had the...

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Featured Engagement Session: Shane and Jennifer

by Azure

Featured Engagement Session by Benfield Photography Shane Robertson and Jennifer Fann are such a gorgeous couple, it's hard to take a bad picture of them! Their Tulsa, Oklahoma engagement session with a vintage vibe included a few meaningful stops around the city. The majority of these pictures were taken on the 21st street pedestrian bridge. This bridge is special to the couple because it's where the grooms parents became engaged. There's never a dull moment with this excitable...

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