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Kelsey & Andrew | Mankin Mansion Wedding

The forecast was that typical summer day in Virginia forecast of 30-70% chance of afternoon rain.  You know one of those days where you can check the forecast 5 times and it never stays the same.  Or my favorite when you check it upon arrival at the venue and it says 0 % chance of rain…

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Anna & John | Northern Neck Wedding

She was all I could see :).  “I was standing in a very busy, constantly moving line with 2 massive suitcases, 2 carry-on size bags, and a handful of paperwork…and she’s all I could see :)” John said when asked his first impression of Anna.  Anna and John have this romantic love story that is fit…

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  • Cathie HudginsSeptember 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm

    Melissa, These sneak peak photos are wonderful and we can’t wait to see the rest of them. Thanks for doing such a beautiful job on both of the Hudgins’ girls weddings.

  • Cathie HudginsSeptember 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm

    Melissa, These sneak peak photos are wonderful and we can’t wait to see the rest of them. Thanks for doing such a beautiful job on both of the Hudgins’ girls weddings.

  • Joyce KangSeptember 18, 2014 - 3:55 pm

    beautifully photographed wedding! The bride is stunning!

  • Lindsay MaddenSeptember 19, 2014 - 9:34 am

    What a great wedding! You captured it beautifully.

  • Kristin SweetingSeptember 19, 2014 - 11:05 am

    Love this! I love her hair color and the gorgeous ceremony. Beautiful job capturing!

  • Kel WardSeptember 22, 2014 - 10:38 am

    So pretty! Such a classy and elegant event, with a gorgeous view. Bride looks beautiful and I love all of the details.

  • ValentinaSeptember 22, 2014 - 1:40 pm

    Such a beautiful and happy couple!

  • Kina WicksSeptember 22, 2014 - 5:18 pm

    Sweet looking couple!! Beautiful pics :D

Kelly & Lafayette | Inn at Willow Grove Intimate Wedding

Inn at Willow Grove Intimate Wedding When asked what she wanted her day to be like Kelly very simply replied relaxed.  She wanted a casual laid back affair where they could enjoy the evening with friends and family.  The Inn at Willow Grove provided the perfect backdrop that late summer Sunday evening for their wedding….

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Jeremy & Amanda | Early Mountain Vineyard Wedding

She just stared in amazement like she didn’t recognize the person in the mirror. This beautiful bride in a gorgeous white gown with a flowing veil covering a head full of long blonde curls. It seemed to take her a few moments to accept that it was her and the day she had been waiting…

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Matt & Jena | Inn at Willow Grove Wedding | Orange Virginia Wedding Photographer

By Orange Virginia Wedding Photographer –  Melissa Arlena Photography The day was perfect, in fact you couldn’t ask for more beautiful weather for an Inn at Willow Grove wedding!  I was happy that this wedding officially put me over the 50% mark on rainy vs sunny wedding days at The Inn at Willow Grove.  I…

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