Not even a year ago, Valerie was a bridesmaid in her best friend Gina’s Disney wedding, and now she’s brought us to Manahawkin to photograph her wedding! :) The Bonnet Island Estate was an absolute dream to photograph, and these two little monkeys were one of my favorite starts to a wedding day, ever!

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Oh, just some flowers the florist designed. The florist who also happened to be the father of the bride. :)

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YOU GUYS, THIS WAS THE WEDDING VENUE. <3

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Valerie’s personality was so infectious, and her nervous giggles at the altar were my favorite!

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Valerie and Rob, thanks for letting us be a part of it- Can’t wait to share more! :)

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Candice and Jeremy’s wedding marked the first time in years we were able to photograph an Epcot wedding! Epcot weddings are my favorite. Even though Nate and I aren’t really “morning people” with our late night work hours, there’s something exhilarating about getting in the car to photograph a wedding and showing up at the hotel before the sun does. It reminds me of being a kid and getting up at 3am and driving to Walt Disney World in our pajamas.

I love showing up in a hotel room where the bride has been up since 4am, and was too excited to sleep the night before, and so everyone in the room is running on love and adrenaline. And I feel sort of like I belong to a special club- I mean, how many other wedding photographers in the world have a 6am start time on a Wednesday? :)

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Been a while since we’ve done a mirror photo! :)

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Photo time around the United Kingdom. :)

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Candice’s sweet nephew held his hand over his heart, national anthem style, as she walked down the aisle. <3

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These next few? Favorite favorite favorite!!

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Candice and Jeremy, thank you for letting us play around Epcot with you!! :)

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Ohhhhh, this was a fun one, you guys. Enjoy a peek into Emily and Chad’s day! :)

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This shot Nate grabbed of Emily and her dad in a Model A driving to their Sea Breeze Point ceremony? Favorite. :)

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So dapper! <3

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Nope, this one wins. Faaaaaaavorite! :)

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Happy marriage, Emily and Chad! Can’t wait to share more. :)

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Soooooooooooooooo excited to share some teasers from Erica and Shawn’s wedding at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando with y’all! :)

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Love this one with her amazing planner (and coincidentally our best buddy!) Lisa Stoner of E-Events doin’ her thing. :)

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That huppah!!! <3

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My all-time favorite ballroom reception- I certainly hope our photos did it justice!!

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Clint Wiley and the rest of his band, None Other, kept the guests (and every vendor within ear shot!) dancing all night! Erica and Shawn, I can’t wait to share the rest in the coming weeks!! :)

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