Okay…get ready because this may be my largest wedding recap blog EVER!
But can you blame me? Brittany and PJ were SO meticulous about every single detail of their day so I couldn’t do any less to show it off!
I knew this day was going to be out of a dream when Brittany was sharing all of her ideas with me at their engagement session last year so I’ve been counting down the days until I got to see them again. The planning she did with the team at Neuse Breeze Wedding Venue did not disappoint!
Along with the thousands of flowers, gorgeous sunlight, and light breeze, this day was filled with family and those most special to Brittany and PJ. They chose to have an intimate wedding on the water at Neuse Breeze Wedding Venue which made the day so sweet and stress-free. You couldn’t have asked for more.
PJ is the only brother with FOUR sisters (one of whom is on my senior spokesmodel team this year!!). I have known his family for forever so seeing it grow and expand is so special. They are all so close and it’s crazy that there are babies running around now!
I will probably be sharing these photos forever but here are my favorites from the whole day!
Congratulations PJ & Brittany –– you are breath-taking, gorgeous, constantly keeping me laughing, thoughtful, and MARRIED!!!! Love you so much!
The vendors who made this day beautiful:
Venue // Neuse Breeze
Coordination // Mariah Miltier
Florals // Neuse Breeze
Hair and Makeup // tHAIRapy Lounge and Day Spa
Videography // Provision Films
Catering // The Flame Catering and Banquet Center
Entertainment // Generations Mobile DJ Service
Wedding Dress // Carolina Bridal World
Bridesmaid Dresses // AZAZIE
Groomsmen Suits // Aries Formal Wear
Shoes // Jewel Badgley Mischka
Rings // Jewelry Unlimited
First look with dad on the balcony!!! Such a sweet moment. He isn’t normally a crier but you could tell he was holding back some tears after seeing his little girl as a bride
The decor of this wedding were absolutely GORGEOUS. I could have stayed out there for hours capturing every little detail! Nuese Breeze handles all of the ceremony and reception florals and decorations and they did a fabulous job!!!
There was just a light breeze coming off of the water, the sun was shining, and the water was calm so it was the perfect backdrop for the start of Brittany and PJ’s marriage.
One of the things I love most about Brittany and PJ is that they are down for just about anything…including getting on these rocks by the water!!!
I’m so thankful for couples that trust my vision and are willing to get a little adventurous when it comes to their newly-wed portraits. The result is some of my favorite portraits I’ve ever taken!!!
These are my favorite shots from the entire day!!! I LOVE flower petals –– they make everything so romantic!!!
Now on to the reception…time to PARTY!
Brittany and PJ even let me try out some nighttime portraits with my new flash skills!! I love the way these turned out and that we were able to use the floral swing!
I’m Dakota, a Wilmington, NC-based photographer Helping engaged couples feel comfortable in front of the camera and creative businesses grow with purposeful brand imagery.
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