Allison+Scott | The Winery at Lost Creek Wedding Photos | Leesburg Wedding Photographer

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As the snow falls outside my window, I thought I’d bring a little warmth to your Monday with Allison and Scott’s beautiful wedding at The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek in Leesburg, Va. Allison and Scott met in December 2012, on a bus to New York City. It wasn’t long after becoming immediate travel companions and spending the day in NYC together that they realized they were soul mates and really wanted to spend the rest of their lives together. Well, this past October, they began that journey with a celebration full of family, wine and happy tears. Following are my favorites from the day. Enjoy and stay warm!

Venue: The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek | Flowers: Shelley’s Floral Enterprise | Cake: Wanda’s Cakes | DJ: DJ Jammin’ Jim

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Sarah+Cedric | Historic Tredegar Wedding Photos | Richmond Wedding Photographer

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Sarah and Cedric tied the knot on another one of our gorgeous days from last fall at Historic Tredegar along the James River in Richmond, Va. Sarah and her mom accomplished their goal of planning an intimate yet elegant wedding where their friends and families could share in the moment, while enjoying great food and even better music. This last part was Cedric’s one request for the wedding: to hire the always amazing, Richmond-based No BS Brass Band. Over my years of photographing in Richmond, I have participated (camera in hand) in a few New Orleans-style parades led by this 11-piece brass band and I’ve always loved what they call their “original East Coast modern funk” music. Well, Cedric made a good call and wedding guests danced the night away! Another sweet tidbit from this #RVA wedding was the cookie table, a Western Pennsylvania tradition according to which the couple’s families spend the weeks leading up to the wedding baking cookies to be presented on the cookie table. Sarah’s family baked over 100 dozen sweet goodies for guests to munch on and take home with them as favors, and I can definitely say that the Photoladylove household was pretty happy with this post-wedding late-night snack. Following are my favorites from the day: enjoy!

Venue: Historic Tredegar | Hotel: The Crowne Plaza | Dress: Tiffanys Bridal | Hair: Sara Howell | Makeup: Katherine Davis | Transportation: First Class Limo

  Pews: CCS Events | Violinist: Jennifer Johnson | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Catering: Mosaic Catering | Tent Rental: Rent-E-Quip | Lighting: Mosaic Lighting

Flowers: Black Creek Flowers and Sweets | Band: No BS Brass Band | Video: Ginger Topham, Chic Wedding Day Films

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Kate+Doug | Meridian House and Georgetown Wedding Photos | Washington DC Wedding Photographer

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The best word to describe Kate and Doug’s Washington, DC wedding is epic. From the marathon day to the gorgeous November weather. From Kate and Doug’s never-ending energy, smiles and warmth to the way they seem to have a blast whether dancing in the middle of a dazzling reception full of friends and family, or basking alone in the sunset with no one else around but myself. This is the kind of couple that welcomes you into their lives and truly makes you feel like you have known them forever. It was a joy to document Kate and Doug’s wedding and I wish them a lifetime of love. Thank you also to the always wonderful Joe Brier from The Happy Couple Wedding Photography for the opportunity to work side by side and play. From Holy Trinity in Georgetown, to The Kennedy Center and off to Meridian House, we rocked it out! Following are my favorites from the day: enjoy!

Ceremony: Holy Trinity Catholic Church | Reception: Meridian House | Coordination and Event Styling: Wood Grain & Lace Events |

Hair and Makeup: Karma Beauty Lounge | Hotel: Fairmont Hotel | Photo booth: Bash Booths

Band: The Morrison Brothers Band | Artwork: Thomas Beale | Vintage rentals: Paisley & Jade | Flowers: Vogue Flowers

DJ: Cam DNunzio | Scotch and Whiskey expert: Rachel Ewing from Jack Rose Dining Saloon | Gelato: Dolcezza | Videographer: Mat Shelton

Second photographer: Joe Brier from The Happy Couple Wedding Photography | Photography: Photoladylove, Inc.

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Oh, and did I mention that this awesome couple decided to make a super last-minute booze run to Costco in between their ceremony and reception? In full wedding attire? At about 5pm on a Saturday afternoon? Yeah, it was amazing.

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