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Spring Wedding at MayLew Farm in Farmville, NC | Morgan and Joe

May 16, 2022

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Another absolutely gorgeous wedding day at MayLew Farm!!! I’ve known Morgan’s family for almost my entire life so this day was extra special getting to see all of them again (I used to do Thanksgiving with them every year!). Also Morgan is STUNNING. Like seriously, stunning.

You can know how special of a person Morgan is by the way her bridesmaids made sure absolutely everything she wanted was happening and she and Joe were taken care of. My job is so much easier when I’m surrounded by a bridal party who not only understands the assignment but exceeds it. These girls were ALL about making sure Morgan felt like the princess she looked like.

When it comes to Joe, we did get some of my favorite groomsmen photos ever! Once we brought out the cigars their personalities really started to show and I love how comfortable and suave they all look.

Morgan and Joe had the sweetest first look, with Joe tearing up as soon as he turned and saw his bride. I love the way he looks at her!!! They exchanged personal vows privately, giggling about their inside jokes, and then exchanged gifts with each other before we invited the bridal party out.

We were worried about the rain all day and it hung over us the entire day. We did make the decision to move it inside the barn though we were thankful it held off for all of our portraits!! The light was just divine!

Morgan and Joe, thank you for inviting me to share in this beautiful experience with you! From your engagements, bridals, to your wedding day…it has been such a pleasure. Congratulations!!!!

Thank you to the wedding vendors who made this day beautiful:

VENUE: May-Lew Farm
COORDINATION: Mindy Glover
FLORALS: Cheryl’s Flowers

VIDEOGRAPHER: Greene Productions
HAIR: Heidi Griggs
MAKEUP: Nichole Chestnut
DJ: DJ Trae
WEDDING DRESS: Carolina Bridal World

RINGS: Bailey’s
BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES: Azazie
GROOMSMEN SUITS: The Modern Groom
INVITATIONS: Reaves Engraving

CATERING: Parker’s BBQ

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