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Destination Wedding Photographers | Sandals Antigua

Chelsea and Matt are a pretty special couple to us – we first photographed their engagement session in Center City Philadelphia and we knew we were destined to be buds. This pair is incredibly laid back, goofy, and just plain fun to be around! They even brought their awesome labradoodle, Tanner, to the session – which we LOVED. As the big day approached we couldn’t help but be giddy with excitement…we were off to photograph Chelsea and Matt’s love story at one of the most romantic destination wedding in the world, Sandals Antigua! How awesome is that?! Let me start off by stating the obvious: destination weddings are the best – from the island vibe to the jaw dropping sunsets and pearly white beaches, Antigua is a photographer’s dream. While Lincoln photographed the boys donning Hugo Boss before the ceremony (aka rap music + Ice Age 4), I went off with Chelsea who was equally as playful all while looking truly stunning (not that Matt wasn’t looking stunning as well! haha). We had a great start to the day, angelic light and lovely subjects to photograph. The intimate ceremony took place in Sandal’s grand gazebo where Chelsea and Matt were surrounded by their best friends and beloved family members. After the ceremony we moved quickly around the shore and the resort to capture some breathtaking portraits of the couple. We were blessed with a heavenly sunset and couldn’t be happier with how the photos turned out! The reception took place by the reflection pool and the guests really let their hair down! From the heartfelt speeches to the wild dance moves – this was one celebration that will not be forgotten! We had so much fun and even developed a few special inside jokes with Chelsea and Matt (you know which pose I am thinking of!!) that they feel like friends, not just clients. Many many congratulations to you guys – you make an AMAZING pair and we were so happy to be apart of your adventurous Sandals Antigua destination wedding!

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Lake House Wedding in Virginia | Meredith & Ben

When I got a message from an old Penn State friend saying that she was looking for a wedding photographer and had fallen in love with our photography – I was super excited. Not only did I know we were going to be working with a beautiful, fun bride, but to top it off the super intimate ceremony was being held at her family’s lake house in Virginia. Let me tell you, it was well worth the 4 hour drive from Philadelphia! Meredith is as funny as she is pretty, so I was excited to work with her and meet her groom, Ben, for the first time. Lincoln later told me that while Ben was getting ready they were chatting and Ben just kept gushing about how he was so excited to marry Meredith and how he couldn’t believe he got so lucky. After spending the day with them, it was plain to see how head over heels in love they are. The ceremony was beautiful and we loved the special touches they put into it, including the oathing stone ceremony and the anniversary wine box that Ben made himself (so talented!). We had a blast doing their portraits after the ceremony – Lincoln and I even went out on the boat to get a different angle! It was such a special day and we loved being apart of it! Here’s to your “love story still being written.”

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Atrium at the Curtis Center Wedding & Basilica | Steph & Josh

Josh and Steph’s wedding day was truly an adventure to Philadelphia’s most romantic spots that can easily be summed up as a fairy tale. Each of their venue choices were spectacular and made our job easy. We began our day getting ready at the Downtown Marriott and then headed over to The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. We always love photographing ceremonies here and Josh and Steph’s wedding certainly lived up to the grandeur of the church! The ceremony was beautiful and suited the day’s epicness quite well. The couple shared some tender moments as we took the party bus around the city to capture some classic Philadelphia wedding portraits all around the Art Museum and Love Park. The reception took place at the stunning Curtis Center wedding venue. We love how open and bright the venue feels. Steph was amazing on the dance floor and definitely stole the show! They were such a fun, playful couple and make such a good pair. We’re super jealous of their month long honeymoon to Australia and a few other exotic places! p.s. the Curtis Center wedding maitre d’ and coordinator are some of the most professional/efficient people we’ve worked with, special thanks to Emily and Larry!

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West Chester Snowy Winter Engagement Session | Emily & Jason

You know those freezing winter days that make you just want to cuddle up on the sofa with some hot chocolate? Well, this time we decided to do the exact opposite by trekking into snowy winter West Chester for an adventurous engagement session, which was quite a different experience than our last West Chester engagement session. Emily & Jason allowed the survival of their extremities  to take a backseat to capturing unique engagement images, which is a shining example of their fun loving personalities. Did I mention we may have snuck past a few locked gates? Also of note: Lincoln makes a point of getting as dirty as possible during engagement sessions (less so during weddings :P); he tells me there’s a method to such madness, and we hope you agree with the results:

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Cairnwood Winter Wedding | Andrea & Collin

I don’t like to play favorites, but Lincoln and I had our own wedding at Cairnwood Estate, so needless to say we LOVE going back. The massive Christmas tree (so elegantly decorated by Cairnwood’s own miracle-maker: Shannon) was the centerpiece of a charming Christmas theme, complemented by plenty of other personal touches such as Christmas ornament guestbook . Outdoor portraits at Cairnwood in December can be brisk, but nothing a few fur shawls and wedding adrenaline can’t handle, and luckily Andrea had both ;) You know the maid of honor’s speech is successful when it requires ‘earmuffs’ for any nearby children. Joking aside, Andrea and Collin’s families treated us like their own and we have many fond memories of their big day, some of which are below:

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