When months of planning are summed up by a "let's elope..." because the health of my bride's father is far more important than to take a chance with Covid and the traveling from WV - It was a tough decision - not only all the planning was not completed but also emotionally and financially, can create small setbacks.
But, like a good couple of extraordinary people, their love kept them strong through making such decision - and still eloped... and came to The Crystal Coast s
Not just an ordinary post - But an EXTRA-Ordinary post of the celebrations - Thanks Pandemic! This was amazing! 2020... Graduations were at halt, weddings were Postponed - and big birthday milestones - Observed and not celebrated -
Our friends over at Make MY day event and Wedding Planning had to opportunity to mix 3-in-1 celebrations - and all was planned with family in mind - It went something like this: Austin & Jordan eloped last year - But, this weekend: they celebrate
Marisa and Mark had a very small and intimate wedding while on family vacation in the Emerald Isle area in Eastern NC - The couple children and their parents were the only guests to this special time.
A short one hour ceremony, we captured the lovely ceremony along with family shots with their children and their grandkids.
They spent a lovely week making memories while vacationing, they also had a few days of honeymooning their own way. A Seaside Weddings and Events prep
Kristen and Eric celebrated their private and romantic ceremony in the Crystal Coast with the help of wedding planner Krystal with Emerald Isle Realty's [ 'A Seaside Weddings and Events' ]
The spent a week in Pine Knoll Shores with only their parents, siblings and 4 children. They have opted to have something very small in a weekday by the seashore. Although the blazing sun, 100 degrees out and with winds of over 11 mph, this lovely couple were ready to say I Do!
Abigail + Kurtis tied the knot in a sunny and windy April day at the beautiful Islander Resort in Emerald Isle, NC Their destination wedding was intimate-type elopement with about 25 of their closest family and best friends from back home, Ohio.
Their two children were an essential part of their beautiful ceremony. As a family they had their sand ceremony and while it took a few Oreo cookies and a little "baby shark" singing to convince the littlest one to stay with us wh
It is never too late for true love, this is what the day was for Tracey and Raymond as they celebrated a very intimate ceremony by the ocean, under the bluest Carolina sky at The Gathering Place one early Sunday afternoon in October - The rental residence is located in Emerald Isle, NC - What a great idea to have a little time away to celebrate your love for each-other!
Tracey a school teacher and Raymond, he is retired - what a great week on the beach, spending time with c
Steve and Kristen have been happily together for about 10 years - Steve is an operation director for an nationwide event company and Kristen is an amazing CMT... Their love story: Kristen and Steve met at a 'King's of Belmont' show [ a local Charlottesville, VA band ] Seemed they had the same taste in music and so they met at a local dive bar. Marcelia, one of Kristen's best pals and roommate at the time, pointed Steve out from across the room, she went on to say: "He look
Star Wars Day, May 4, celebrates George Lucas' Star Wars. It is observed by fans of the media franchise. Observance of the commemorative day spread quickly through media and grassroots celebrations. Friday the 4th was the rehearsal dinner for Ryan and Brittany celebrated in Morehead City at Bistro By The Sea - in their Red-Room - The Start Wars theme expressed much of what the couple enjoys and even Milky Ways were found at every table. A movie-like introduction, much like th
Their Story: It was the brides sophomore year of college, and the grooms freshman year. Bride's best friend Shannon [ Maid of Honor), invited her to a party. Shannon, suggested that Kaitie find someone to talk to and she picked out Jared! It was instant chemistry and instantly hit it off. After three and a half years later, Shannon still remind herthat she is the reason we are together ;) - How blessed for best friends! The Proposal: She had a pretty good idea that he was g
Congratulations - You are engaged, and with this amazing milestone comes one of the most important life changing moments in one's world... Your weddings - You will become a wife, a partner and soon a mother and your own family will grow!
First things first, make sure you find a beautiful venue and great vendors [ a professional photographer, of-course!] to orchestrate the perfect day!
That said, your gown and bridal accessories [ shown - accessories - headpiece and earr
Something magical about planning and designing a shoot that stylized - Especially one that involves darker colors along with Pink and Ivories - A Black and Pink Shoot!
About 'Styled and Editorial' shoots, these are created to provide ideas for our brides to start planning - and help them to see how trends can influence the mood for their day and reveal a bit of originality in their details.
During September and in between weddings / clients - We teamed up with a few of o
We are so happy to be a share these - Chelsea is now married - We had a wonderful wedding on board of the Everest Yacht in Beaufort, NC -
Our bride wanted to have a different kind of session - With different light patterns and different settings without going too far, and I believe we delivered! Make Up - Color Couture Salon | Megan White Roberts
Florals - [Bouquet/Head Piece] - Tildy - Morehead City, NC
Dress - Justin Alexander - Sweetheart Collection #KimcakesNewport #
Jerrye Gordon Events, brought vendors to collaborate together for a BoHo shoot vision. The designer wanted to show the beauty of a summer late afternoon at the Octagon house - [ Now an event venue located in the mouth of the Oak White River in Swansboro, NC] A little history on the event site: This 150-year-old "Octagon House" sits on property that was originally granted by King George III to Thomas Lee in 1713. This land was once an Indian camping ground - evidenced by shell
Enchanted with this location in New Bern, NC - Isaac Taylor Gardens [The urban mansion was built in 1792 for Isaac Taylor, a successful merchant, ancestor of folk singer, James Taylor] and is located in historic downtown New Bern on Craven Street - This premium venue includes a bridal suite, catering kitchen, and outdoor bar area with a stage for entertainment. The vision for this editorial shoot was born when Jean Lloyd, owner of Blush Boutique in New Bern, NC had an idea t
On a Sunday afternoon in the last days of August and to kiss this beautiful North Carolina Coastal summer 'Good Bye' we decided this sweet couple needed their own session- Simple and truly intimate #destinationbrides #wilmingtonphotographers #wilmingtonbrides #weddingheirlooms #Ashevillephotographers #nikonshooters #bridals #highendweddingproducts #destinationwedding #VirginiaBride #trianglephotographers #collections #newlyengaged #ProfessionalProducts #brides #miamiweddingp
Very loving and sweet - this is how we will always remember T.J and Lindsay -
Summer was a wonderful time to celebrate love! Lindsay and T.J were married in a gorgeous ceremony during the Fourth of July weekend at the Country Club of the Crystal Coast T.J and Lindsay met while attending UNCW in Wilmington, NC - While out with friends - T.J was very interested in Lindsay and after many tries, finally she accepted to have a first date - the rest is history - Their love has en
I was so excited to have received the inquiry for a wedding in April at Airlie Gardens. we have been dying to shoot at this venue, unfortunately all past inquiries we have been booked... So this time, it was easy to say yes, the wedding would be on a weekday.
So simple and sweet, Eric met Paula about 3 years ago and then falling in-love and enjoying life, it didn't take long Eric to propose and for Paula to accept!
Paula has the two most adorable girls a mother could as
Has there ever been a sweeter time than this. I loved being there to see all the happiness - theirs and everyone else's. It was a beautiful day - Under blue Carolina skies. No better way to celebrate, by the ocean with its breeze.
Our month of May was inaugurated with incredible couples. Kendal and Alex were the first couple to inaugurate the operational opening for The Celebration Cottage in Atlantic Beach, NC. Their wedding was held on a sunny and gorgeous Friday after