Yuxuan + Guanbo | Four Seasons Baltimore Wedding

Our first wedding of 2016 couldn't have started off on a sweeter note. Yuxuan & Guanbo had a perfect blend of traditional Chinese and American culture mixed into their wedding. They were surrounded by their closest friends and family, some of which traveled from China for the special occasion. While they did see each other before the ceremony for the "first look" Guanbo, aka Bo had to pass a test which involved more sit-ups and singing [Mouse Loves Rice] than any groom would want to do with a suit on. I found myself sweating as he made it through his trial of love. Yuxuan was simply happy, elegant and beautiful all day long. Together they are a perfect pair and photographing them was an inspiring process. Though their day was short, since they didnt have a dancing reception it was filled with love, laughter and great connections that we felt privileged to witness.

Please enjoy just some of our favorites below.

Vendor Dream Team
Wedding coordinator: Lee Kendall (Elizabeth Bailey Weddings)
Hair & Makeup: Linda Lin (Beautiful Life Salon)
Florist: Blue Vanda Designs
Venue & Caterer: Four Seasons Baltimore
Cake & Desserts: Sugar Bakers
DJ: Jason Burns
Bride & Bridesmaids Dress: Enzoani (wedding gown); Bella Bridesmaids Baltimore
Grooms & Groomsmen Suits: Men's Wearhouse
Any other vendors or details you'd like to add?: Laura Cannon (Officiant)
Videographer: Clickspark Film 
Ceremony Music: Antares Musicians

Julie + Alex | National Aquarium Wedding

We've been excited about Julie & Alex's wedding for quite some time. Especially since they are Denver natives, and like us had to have their original wedding date pushed back almost a year.  Also, who wouldn't be excited about a Baltimore Aquarium wedding? To be fair, their ceremony was in a church but the festivities and portraits happened at the Aquarium - still amazing!

Their day was full of beautiful and fun moments despite the impending tropical storm Billy which fully soaked, Kristiaan, myself and the wedding planners as we attempted to eat dinner. Still we persevered, had a great time interacting with everyone and made some lovely images in the process.

Enjoy a few highlights of the day below.

PlannersEncounters Events
Venue: Baltimore Aquarium
Ceremony: Chapel at Loyala
Caterer: Classic Catering
Florist: Fleur de Lis
DJ: Bristol Sounds
Hair: Hot Locks Salon 
Makeup: Kelly Hines

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Sarah & Jon | Baltimore engagement

A few weeks ago we photographed Sarah and Jon in Baltimore.  While it was a cloudy and gloomy day, we lucked out and avoided any rain. They brought two huge balloons which help brighten up the scene along with their sweet personalities. We had a great time chatting and laughing with them and are happy they introduced us to Birroteca.

Hair & Makeup by Caitlyn Meyer.