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Fun + Unique Arizona Wedding: Riley + Tad

Posted February 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

This fun and unique Arizona wedding is sure to pique your interest! Riley and Tad’s wedding was this past October in Scottsdale at the FireSky Resort and Spa. Their wedding details include vibrant colors and a cool modern flair. They selected Sarah from Hagerty Photography to capture their wedding. The magnificent images and story from the bride follow after the click…

Hagerty Photography - unique arizona wedding





Romantic Oklahoma Engagement: Kale + Taylor

Posted February 14, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

This romantic Oklahoma engagement session is perfect! Kale and Taylor’s Oklahoma engagement session this past November will warm your heart on this Valentine’s Day. Their photographer, Justin from Justin Battenfield Photography, captured their inspiring photos. Check out all the romance after the click…

Justin Battenfield Photography - Oklahoma engagement session





East Coast Wedding Film: Jen + David

Posted February 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

What will your wedding film look like? Get inspired with this East Coast wedding film! Jen and David’s wedding took place this past August in the Massachusetts city of Gloucester. Their East Coast wedding film captures the highlights of the day and its many wonderful details. Doug and Andrea from Yellow Hook Productions were the masterminds behind the film you’re about to see. You won’t want to miss what the bride has to say and the video next…

Jen and David from Yellow Hook Productions on Vimeo.





Rustically Inspired Wedding Shoot

Posted January 15, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Today we’re featuring this rustically inspired wedding shoot photographed by Jana Marie Photography. This inspirational wedding shoot mixes rustic with metallic in a wintery setting. The styling incorporates colors of lime green and soft blues, along with silver to make a contemporary look. The photographer Jana worked with some of Kansas City’s best wedding professionals to pull off the lovely images you’ll see after the click…

Jana Marie Photography - rustically inspired wedding





Sonoma Valley Styled Session: Romance + Lavender

Posted September 18, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

This Sonoma Valley styled session encompassed romance in lavender fields. It was a beautiful day with lavender in bloom as Candy and Jon meet with Sandra from White Ivory Photography. Sandra tells us, “I wanted to showcase a session filled with lots of soft pastel layers, golden sun and the beauty of the venue.” This romantic styled photo session was photographed at Matanzas Creek Winery in Sonoma Valley, California. The winery offered fantastic scenery as Candy and Jon walked among lavender, relished sweet moments, soft touches, and exchanged loving gazes. Feel the vibe in 3..2..1…

White Ivory Photography - Sonoma Valley Styled Session





West Virginia Trash the Dress: All Painted Up

Posted August 27, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

This wedding dress was trashed! Brittany and Mario’s West Virginia trash the dress session was a blast. This couple married this past July and decided a “trash the dress” was just what was needed after Brittany’s dress suffered a blue icing accident during the reception. They worked with their wedding photographer, Olivia, from Liv Hefner Photography to put together a photo session that was artistic, fun, and a little colorful. Meet Brittany and Mario and see the paint fly after the click…

Liv Hefner Photography - West Virginia Trash the Dress





Vermont Backyard Wedding: Jenna + Jake

Posted August 5, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

You’ve found a vibrant Vermont backyard wedding! Jenna and Jake were married this past July in a friend’s backyard in Pittsfield, VT. The bride Jenna craftily included an entire assortment of handmade goodies such as soap, engagement picture magnets, and little wooden hearts onto which guests could write their wishes for the couple. Their photographer Marina from MCMD Photography worked to capture Jenna and Jake along with all of the day’s many details. Find out more and see the photos after the click…

MCMD Photography - backyard vermont wedding





18 Must-Have ‘Getting Ready’ Photos

Posted May 22, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 10 Comments

Brides: getting ready photos before your wedding are undoubtedly some of the most genuine and memorable moments of your day. Today we’re sharing eighteen of our favorite must-have getting ready photos to inspire your wedding. We’ve rounded up the best-of-the-best such as candid moments with your girls, footage of the groomsmen, a teary moment with dad, mom helping you get ready, and much more. So, grab a pen and paper and get ready to jot these down (or, bookmark this page: just hit CTRL + B on your keyboard) because you won’t want to miss these amazing photos! (And, if you’re a bridesmaid or Maid of Honor, be sure to check out #18 for a fun idea you can do to surprise the groom!) Which one is your favorite?

18 Best Getting Ready Photos: bridesmaids jumping on bed (photo by il mare photography)





Wilmington Engagement Session: Ashley + Chase

Posted May 10, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 5 Comments

Are you a North Carolina bride? Then this Wilmington engagement session is for you! Even if you’re not from North Carolina, you’re sure to enjoy Ashley and Chase’s rustic feeling engagement session. With beautiful scenery an important part of the photo session, their photographer – Eric from Eric Boneske Photography – knew the perfect place. Ashley and Chase found themselves overlooking a large field as Eric began to capture them. Their fun and warm embraces ensued as the session progressed with intimate smiles only known between best friends. The start of their lifelong journey together begins below…

Eric Boneske Photography - Wilmington Engagement Session





20 Best Engagement Photo Ideas

Posted May 3, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

If you’re looking for the best engagement photo ideas, you’ve come to the right place! We feel extremely blessed to work with the most amazing wedding photographers in the industry and share Real Weddings and engagement photo ideas with you on a regular basis. When we feature a new engagement shoot, I can always recall a specific detail, like the surprise proposal, the rowboat, or the impromptu Scrabble game. When you’re planning, remember that the best engagement photo ideas are all about the details. Your location(s), attire, props, and the season you choose will contribute to a more memorable engagement session. Also, selecting an amazing engagement photographer is very important: he or she will be essential in properly bringing your engagement photo ideas to fruition and capturing you at your very best. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up twenty of the best engagement photo ideas… and I think you’re going to love what we’ve discovered! What’s your favorite?

20 Best Engagement Photo Ideas (photo by Justin Battenfield)

photos by justin battenfield | see the full shoot here





Ashland Virginia Engagement: Josh + Courtney

Posted May 2, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

This Ashland Virginia engagement session was romantic and fun! Meet Courtney and Josh, future bride and groom. Their engagement session took place on a hot and steamy July day last summer. Read on to find out more about their Ashland Virginia engagement session and see all of their wonderful photos captured by Zack Wilson from Zack Wilson Photography!

Zack Wilson Photography





5 Best Wedding Color Palette Resources

Posted April 26, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Mint? Peach? Ivory? Champagne? How do you choose a wedding color palette to suit your unique style? Today we’re showing you how to choose a wedding color palette with five of the best wedding color palette resources. Your wedding is all about color and it’s easier to find a perfect color palette than ever before! Read on to get inspired with the five best wedding color palette resources, find out how you can score FREE custom color swatches sent straight to your door, add a few new websites to your radar, and more! Enjoy!

5 best wedding color palette resources





Rustic Chic Wedding Photo Shoot

Posted April 25, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

This rustic chic wedding photo shoot is great inspiration for the bride-to-be! This rousing photo session includes Ashley and Jordan, a stunning couple, at the Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club in Douglasville, GA. Ideas for the photo shoot came from photographer Sarah Todd, owner of Simply Sarah Photography. Sarah tells us, “The ideas for this shoot came from my love of rustic-chic weddings. I love the contrast of a gorgeous gown out in the woods against the natural elements. I chose Foxhall as our venue because of it’s beautiful gentle rolling landscape and the pretty barn that created the perfect backdrop for our session. All in all I think the images captured really showcase exactly what it is that our Southern Brides can’t get enough of!” What do you think?

Simply Sarah Photography








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