We are so excited to share Kat & Chip’s sweet nuptials in Charleston, South Carolina. We had the pleasure of documenting their love for one another alongside the talented crew of Karson Butler EventsKT Merry, and a small crew from TLC’s “Say Yes to The Dress!” Kat was featured on the show for her infamous “unicorn dress.”  From the breathtaking Spanish moss lacing the trees, to the rich history of the gorgeous Middleton Place, we couldn’t have imagined a more perfect location for a wedding. This Southern plantation, built in 1755, was destroyed during the Revolutionary War and later suffered a fire during the Civil War – leaving some incredible scattered brick ruins, from where Kat made her entrance. The ceremony site was absolutely gorgeous and sits above a butterfly lake.

Since Chip is a fighter pilot, it was only natural for them to incorporate some special military flair into their day. Checkered details were added to their escort card display and floor plan, as Checkerboards is the name of his squadron. The two of them entered into their reception through a saber arch and proceeded to dance the night away with Cuban cigars to celebrate new beginnings. The night concluded with an epic fireworks show – a sweet surprise from Kat to Chip!

We hope you enjoy their wedding film as much as we do!

Ceremony and Reception Venue: Middleton Place | Event Planning & Design: Karson Butler Events | Photography: KT Merry |Wedding Dress: Mark Zunino for Kleinfeld Bridal | Veil: Pnina Tornai |Brides Shoes: Christian Dior | Hair: Roberto Alarcon |Makeup: Jonny Sherwood, Jonny Cosmetics | Florist: Charleston Stems | Stationery: Smock via The Dandelion Patch | Calligraphy: Laura Hooper Calligraphy | Signage: Laura Hooper Calligraphy & The Dandelion Patch | Tent, Lighting and Reception Rentals: Snyder Rentals | Pew Rentals: P.E.W. Rentals | Chair Rentals:  EventHaus | Linens: La Tavola | Catering: Cru Catering | Wedding Cake: Wedding Cakes by Jim Smeal | Ceremony and Reception Music: D&M Productions | Fireworks: Pyrotecnico | Transportation: Charleston Style Limo | After Party Venue: The Cocktail Club | Cigars: Signature Cigars DC | Rehearsal Dinner Venue: The Wreck

We had the pleasure of documenting Kathleen & Sam’s wedding at the gorgeous Silverbrook Farm in Purcellville, Virginia. Kathleen & Sam’s personalities are both so loving and sweet, and their love for their families showed so much throughout the wedding day. Kathleen was the sixth and final sister to be married, and it was amazing to see how much love and support she had from her sisters.  From copper, pennies, and greenery for those who had meant so much to them to a map of Loudoun County, where they call home, there was great care given to preserving their two large families. We were also able to work alongside the talented crew of Events in The City, Holly Chapple Flowers, and Julie Massie Photography. There were so many little moments from this wedding that I loved and the stories that were shared really made the entire wedding fantastic.  I’m thrilled to share Kathleen & Sam’s wedding film below!

  • November 23, 2014 - 10:46 pm

    Serena - This turned out so beautifully! One of my new favorite films of yours, for sure! :)

I met Jon several years ago when I was first starting out in filmmaking. His mom taught art at the middle school I attended, and we later met at a career show for students interested in media. It was humbling that Jon would approach me to capture his wedding and when he mentioned an elopement, I was in. Jon & Cynthia have quite a love for the outdoors and decided to keep things simple (which I love).  I was invited to photograph their elopement on top of a mountain at The Point Overlook in The Shenandoah National Park. The location was gorgeous with a stunning view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. My friend, Rev. Claire Goodman of Sacred Ground Ceremonies, conducted the ceremony as the sun set over the valley below.

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  • October 17, 2014 - 11:05 pm

    Carrie Coleman - Josh. These are stunning. Such a cool location.

This summer, we traveled to the outskirts of New York City to document Michelle and Seth’s incredible wedding. Seth stumbled across our work through our friends Zack & Heather, whose wedding we documented a couple of years ago in Roxbury, NY. The two of them met while attending college at Cornell University. Michelle studied food science and Seth’s family was in the food industry. They found each other through these common interests and quickly became friends.

Tucked behind the beauty of New York’s Hudson Valley, the Blue Hill at Stone Barns provided a gorgeous setting for Michelle and Seth’s special day. Sourcing from the surrounding fields, pastures, and local farms, the Blue Hill at Stone Barns provided their wedding guests with a delectable farm to table experience. We had an amazing time strolling the grounds, encountering a variety of animals, and capturing Michelle & Seth’s love for one another. I hope you enjoy their film below!

Music licensed through The Music Bed.

  • October 14, 2014 - 5:40 am

    Constanta Erca - à cette belle occasion pour nos chèrs Michelle et Seth: Chaque fois qu’un homme et une femme unissent leurs destinées, c’est comme si le monde recommençait, en mieux et en plus beau..C’est comme si le monde renaissait sous le signe de la tendresse grâce à la consécration d’un amour vrai et rempli de promesses. Meilleurs voeux de bonheur pour cet avenir qui s’ouvre devant vous! Constanta et Ioana ERCA

Fall explodes with the bold gold, red and orange colors, but also presents a subtler rust, amber, coral, and blush color scheme allowing for so many possibilities that this shoot took full advantage of. Just as man and wife become one, this hard meets soft fall wedding inspiration is all about marrying the bold colors of late Autumn with the soft feminine accents. The result is an exciting combination that will have you wishing for those early November evenings again.

Event Designer: Amanda Gray of Ashley Baber Weddings | Venue: Pharsalia | Hair & Makeup: Rachel Shrader and Natalie Gordon of Ave 42 Style Studio | Cake: La Bella Torta | Photography: Adam Barnes | Cinematography: Josh Gooden | Dress Designer & Veil or Hair Accessories: Claire Pettibone via Hannelores of Olde Town | Flowers: Southern Blooms | Groom’s Attire: Macy’s | Jewelry: Bowen Jewelry Co. | Shoe Designer: Badgley Mischka | Stationery: Laura Hooper Calligraphy | Prop or Furniture Rentals: Paisley and Jade | Linen and Tabletop: Festive Fare | Bowtie: Boutaugh | Bridesmaid Dress: Alice & Olivia |       Models: Shannon Monroe, Chase Thomson & Lauren Barnes | Film Lab: Cinelicious