he won’t stay without melissa…
melissa + joe are married!
they tied the knot with a fabulous celebration two weeks ago on a sunny august afternoon in downtown annapolis. truly one of the most easy going and happy couples ever, melissa + joe had a perfectly blissful day, just as i expected. their love is strong and quiet, and together they are totally magnetic. i love that every couple has such a unique bond and different type of love *and* that i get to witness it on one of their best days ever – yay for weddings!
the ceremony took place at st. mary’s church – and was absolutely stunning. afterwards we lingered in the courtyard for family photos before heading down to the docks for some more fun ones – causing quite the stir among tourists with our entourage…the bridal party was big and spirited and kept everything exciting as we toured around town in the fabulous party bus!
the reception was at the loew’s annapolis – located right on west street with gorgeous decor and a great annapolis vibe. *plus* the loew’s is a pet-friendly hotel! (and yes, cricket came with me for my annapolis weekend getaway!) after cocktail hour in the atrium, guests moved into the ballroom where dinner was served and the party began! i’ve gotten to know this group very well, both socially and in front of the camera (having photographed many of their friends + bridal party) and i knew to expect some serious action on the dance floor! i was delighted to see some sweet moves and even hear the boys sing for their alma mater (lots of maryland alums in attendance – particularly the bride + groom!) – it was fantastic!
melissa + joe thank you so much for having me! i loved being a part of your wedding day and i’m so happy for you both! congrats!!
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5-star vendor reviews!
evolution of style :: dashing custom suits from the expertise of jonathan mustich.
wedding savvy :: superb planning + event execution by the amazing raquel shutt!
silver stems :: gorgeous flowers!
tower entertainment :: dj john rocked the dance floor!
loew’s annapolis :: wedding *and* pet-friendly hotel in downtown annapolis.
st. mary’s church :: stunning church in downtown annapolis.