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Vitaly & Ally | Summer Stevenson Ridge Wedding

    Summer Stevenson Ridge Wedding She tried to fasten the clasp but her eyes were full of tears and she couldn’t get it quite closed.  Ally had just explained to the significance of the bracelet her mom was helping her put on and her mom was overwhelmed with emotion.  The bracelet simply said Love…

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  • Amanda Veronee (Anthomanic)June 19, 2014 - 10:16 am

    WOW Melissa! You did an amazing job shooting their wedding! Gorgeous! All the details were captured beautifully too :)

Scott & Jenn | Chestnut Hill Bed and Breakfast Wedding

There are some moments during a wedding that I find myself putting down the camera for just a minute and reminding myself to be in the moment with my couples.  Not observing through the lens but with my own eyes.  At Jenn and Scott’s Chestnut Hill Bed and Breakfast wedding that moment was during their…

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Coleman & Shannon | Private Estate Wedding

Have you ever noticed in romantic movies that the guy looks at the girl like she is the only person in the world? It’s like every feeling he has for her just pours out of him through just a look. A great example is how Noah looks at Allie in The Notebook. Women watching this…

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  • Jessica Garmon | PhotographerJune 12, 2014 - 8:00 pm

    This bride is an absolute doll! Beautiful work!

  • Rachel MayJune 12, 2014 - 8:13 pm

    Such a pretty wedding! SO romantic!

  • Jaine KershnerJune 13, 2014 - 11:13 am

    what a gorgeous wedding & i love that she had her own ruby slippers!!

  • Connie ChangJune 13, 2014 - 12:38 pm

    that shot of them kissing in the field is divine!

  • MirelleJune 13, 2014 - 3:37 pm

    What a beautiful wedding! My favorite photos are of the bride with her hands touching in front of her dress, and of her hugging the groom from behind and looking down!

  • ValentinaJune 15, 2014 - 1:16 am

    I absolutely love that very first shot of them in the field! So beautiful!

  • Kel WardJune 16, 2014 - 11:03 am

    Such a beautiful couple and gorgeous photos! May they always look at each other like they are the only two in the world. <3

  • Nicole SpanglerJune 16, 2014 - 11:24 am

    Gorgeous Images!

Cate & Adam | The Inn at Willow Grove Wedding

A beautiful The Inn at Willow Grove Wedding! “Thank you SO much for our package of goodies! I can’t tell you how much Adam and I needed it RIGHT at the moment we got it. Hope you’re doing well and can’t wait to share our special day with you.” – Cate That post from Cate…

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  • CarleyMay 15, 2014 - 7:42 pm

    These are beautiful!!!!

  • wendy laurelMay 16, 2014 - 11:33 am

    gorgeous from start to finish!

  • Ashley KelemenMay 16, 2014 - 12:08 pm

    What a sweet wedding, and lovely photos!!!

  • Emily AndersonMay 16, 2014 - 12:31 pm

    These are so soft, sweet and timeless!

  • Meghan BoyerMay 16, 2014 - 3:54 pm

    Beautiful wedding! Looked like fun! :)

  • KarenMay 20, 2014 - 7:11 am

    Melissa,
    The photos are really lovely.
    Great job capturing Cate and Adams beautiful, perfect day.
    Karen

Cate & Adam | Inn at Willow Grove Engagement

“It’s Adam not Matt”, I felt my face flush as he gently corrected me with a smile.  It’s every photographers nightmare, calling your clients the wrong name.  Sometimes on my way to sessions I’ll say their names over and over to stop myself from calling them the wrong names.  I asked him if I had…

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