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Hola love lovers!  June is one of the best months to have weddings, go to weddings and gush about them.  Allow gush-fest 2015 to begin with Amanda and Chris.  They were wed at Lilly Manor on a perfect September day.  So, grab your favorite summer cocktail and a piece of tasty cake and let’s settle into this intimate, beautiful day.

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Amanda and Chris purposefully planned a day focused on what’s most important — their family and friends. From the bride: “Our wedding is all about celebrating with our closest friends and family. We are hoping to make lots of memories [on the big day].”
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When asked what her favorite things are about Chris Amanda said “He never fails to impress me, always exceeding my expectations, his integrity, he gives the best hugs!” And Amanda, you forgot how great he cleans up! 🙂

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One of my favorite things about John and Kimberly’s style of photography are the beautiful bride and groom portraits they capture. Some of my most cherished photos from our big day are the ones of MB, just him and his cute tux. Just the best.
A lot of people ask me what the most important thing (other than my darling husband) was from our wedding.  Aside from all the feelings, it has been the photos — the one tangible thing I have to hold onto.  I’m so happy to see that Amanda and Chris have these beautiful shots of how happy — and stunning — they and their friends looked that day. weddings
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Oh brides!  Best idea ever!  Make sure someone brings an invite so you remember those long labored hours spent on the computer picking fonts and paper weights! weddings
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Chris and Amanda were married at the gorgeous Lily Manor in Mifflin PA. weddings
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Amanda and Chris had a very personal, touching ceremony which included a ring warming.  From Amanda:  We are doing a ring warming ceremony where the rings will be passed to all the guests during the ceremony, and they will “warm” them will their love and prayers”. weddings
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Hooray!  They DO!
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Amanda mentioned that their families like to get down.  I have a feeling that this colorful party did not disappoint! weddings cake
Weddings PartyCongratulations Chris and Amanda!  Wishing you nothing but love, kisses and happiness always!

Vendors:

Ceremony and Reception (including catering and that tasty cake!) — Lily Manor, Mifflin, PA

DJ — Mark Hoover

 

The big game is over (congrats, Patriots fans) but that doesn’t mean we can’t introduce you to Megan and her new husband Josh who plays NFL football.  Since he doesn’t play for the Steelers I’m not the biggest fan but he does take some pretty great pics with his lady so we’ll have to let it slide :).  Weddings are always best when couples look like they are completely bonkers for each other — which is obviously what’s going on in these pics.  First, engagement!  Then onto one of my favorite outdoor weddings!

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Downtown Lancaster, I love you.

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Well, that was gorgeous!  Onto the big day!

 

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I love a first look!  Look at how excited Megan is!  The couple told John and Kim that this was the important part of their day, seeing each other for the first time.

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I could not have read my own vows on my wedding day — mad props to couples that do!  Josh and Megan took it a step further by exchanging personal vow privately and then sending them up during the ceremony in a sky lantern.  How romantic.

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Girl, when your football playing man carries your bouquet you know you’ve got a forever dude.

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Josh, your wife is GORGEOUS!  I feel like you know that already but it needed to be repeated in all caps on the internet. Artistic Bridal portraits, State college wedding photos Artistic Bridal portraits, State college wedding photos

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Let’s get HITCHED!

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Cute littles ahead!!

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Onto the party!  The details of the reception are so clean and crisp, I want to settle in wearing an airy summer frock and immediately start sipping a mint julep.

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Megan and Josh — your day was effortless and lovely — everything that we sincerely hope that marriage is and will continue to be.

Vendors

Venue- Toftrees Golf Resort

Florist — Daniel Vaughn Designs

DJ — DJ Troy Breon

Cake — Delectable Delights 

Outdoor weddings are literally one of my favorite things in the whole entire world.  There is so much happiness, love, tasty things to eat, family, did I mention tasty things to eat?  There is no better way to relive all of this magic than through wonderful pictures.  Like the ones we see below of Jamie and Brian.    First, their engagement session which is equal parts adorable, loving and beautiful.

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Well that was lovely.  Onto the big day, now, shall we?

 

 

Jamie is a girl after my own heart — their day was full of beautiful details that emulated the couple — where they met {James Madison University} what they love {good wine} and the fun that they plan to have at the wedding and for life!

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Brides and grooms ahead!

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Well, too bad they didn’t have a cloudless beautiful day with sweeping vistas and perfect light.

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The photos made me gasp audibly.  The contrast in her bouquet to the field, and her gorgeous, unique dress are too beautiful.

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I actually might print this to hang in my house.  It is so perfect.

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I love the way that Brian is looking at Jamie.  He is so happy!
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As you can see there were a lot of personal details on hand for the wedding.  Jamie and Brian were married under a chupa, the cover was made from Jamie’s mother’s wedding dress.  Swoon.

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I’m in love with this set up!  Everyone has the best seat in the house!

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Find John and Kim a cute barn door and they will make magic for you!

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Let’s get down to the party!!
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How cute is this guest book!
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The  trend of pies at weddings is one that I wish would spill over to every day life.  Like pies at meetings, pies at the gym, etc.

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THE DUKE DOG!

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Prepare yourself for one of the best sparkler exits ever!  I think everyone should consider outdoor weddings for this very reason!  Look at these pictures! Kings_Family_Vineyard_wedding_photography_Charlottesville_VA_096 Kings_Family_Vineyard_wedding_photography_Charlottesville_VA_097 Kings_Family_Vineyard_wedding_photography_Charlottesville_VA_098

Vendors

Venue — Kings Family Vineyards

Caterer — A Pimento Catering

Event coordination and floral — Amore Events by Cody

DJ — DJ Tobler

A note from the Photographers:

Blogging season has returned and we’re so excited to share lots of weddings from 2014 with you guys. We know you guys want to see more images from us and thank you for your patience while we worked through the wedding season to give our clients their images. 2014 was amazing on so many levels, probably one of our best years yet. We hope you enjoy!

Cheers, John + Kimberly

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Today is the coldest day so far this winter in my little slice of the planet.  If you’re feeling any chill in the air, you’ll want to grab a blanket, some hot chocolate with marshmallows and cozy up to some beautiful Sanderson Images weddings — guaranteed to fight the winter cold and give you all the warm fuzzies!  Especially this fete at Lauxmont Farms in Lancaster, PA.  Sheri and Nicholas described their wedding as a summery, whimsical vintage wedding — sentiments that I think perfectly capture the beauty and love of their special day.

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Bridal gown and wedding shoes on display.

 

 

Butera bridal Boquet.

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I love these shots of Sheri!  I’m espeically obsessed with her wedding dress — that half skirt underneath the gown is brilliant!  Gorgeous yet functional! {for the all the dancing and fun later!}

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I love a happy dude in a bow tie.  Nicholas certainly does not disappoint!

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I love this next shot for two reasons.  First, there is nothing better than a groom seeing the bride for the first time.  Second, I love that the priest is definitely like hold up, homegirl looks amazing — let’s all agree on that.

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I’m a sucker for a good bubble exit — so classy and fun!

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Is it just me or does this bridal party shot belong in the Spring JCrew weddings catalog?

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John and Kim sure know how to work a girl’s cathedral length veil for portraits that is for sure!

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When I first looked at these portraits my first thought was thank GOODNESS I don’t have to pick the perfect shots to go in the album because they are all perfect and the album would be eight million pages.

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Sheri and Nicholas describe their style as classic and outdoorsy.  They love to hike, golf and be outside together.  They tied their love of all things outdoors with perfect refinement in their reception decor.

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OMG.  The more outdoor functions with classy couches at them, the better, am I right?

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Sheri and Nicholas described their relationship as fun — they like acting like kids together.  They also echoed the desire for their guests to have as much fun as possible on their special day — I think they nailed it.

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Yeah, see.  All the fun!

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Wait, hold on.  Did her dress turn into another dress?  This is amazing.

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Sheri and Nicholas — congratulations on your beautiful wedding.  If the photos of your joyous day are any indication, I think you’re in for a lifetime of fun and love.

Vendors:

Ceremony — St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Florist — Laura Kohr

Reception — Lauxmont Farms

Decorating and design – Betsy Kohr

Makeup – Mary K Engle

Caterer — Accomac Catering 

DJ — Occasions 

 

 

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