Emily + Kyle A Luxury Salamander Resort Wedding | Middleburg, VA

We had their engagement session planned for two weeks before their wedding day because they were going to be in town. I was looking SO forward to it, because I hadn’t had a chance to meet Emily & Kyle in person yet, but I got really sick and had to cancel. I was SO bummed because I LOVE engagement sessions and think that they are a vital part in the wedding photography process. But, when I walked in on the wedding day…Emily and her bridesmaids made me feel like I had been their friend for YEARS even though I hadn’t even met them yet!! That’s how you know it’s going to be an incredible wedding day and an even better couple 🙂 The day was unbelievably beautiful and every last detail was stunning…but Emily and Kyle were so relaxed. Their focus was on one thing: each other. Nothing else mattered and I LOVED their outlook on the day!! They were so chill and just wanted to enjoy the day, their loved ones and their new marriage…it could not have been more perfect!!!

Except, maybe it was a little more perfect, because I got to work with the most amazing set of vendors who also happened to be friends!! The Caroline Doll of Posh PR was the planner for the big day and we had so much fun working together for these two! Even after only meeting them once…I just love Emily & Kyle to pieces!!! Their wedding has easily become a new all-time favorite and I am thrilled to be sharing it today!

Emily & Kyle: Thank you so, so much for allowing me to be a part of your big day! I am blessed to know you both and hope that you are having an incredible honeymoon! Enjoy some of my favorites!!!

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These BCBG bridesmaids gowns…I’m in love!

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The entire day, everyone at the wedding couldn’t stop talking about Emily looking like a CELEBRITY!!!

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I could’ve photographed these ladies ALL day!!! Talk about gorgeous!

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Pink macarons at each place setting!!

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LOVE this one!!!

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And they are MARRIED!!

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This beautiful bridal party made my job WAY too easy!

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Favorite!!! The Salamander Resort did not disappoint with beautiful portrait locations!

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Portraits in front of a vintage carriage!? Uh…yes, please.

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Their family and bridal party choreographed an AMAZING dance and surprised them during the reception…everyone was blown away!!! SO good!

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Golden hour portraits…get ready for ALL of my favorite portraits in one place!!!

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Father-son dance-off!! Haha!!

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A huge thank you to all of the incredible vendors that made this day happen:

Venue: Salamander Resort

Hair and Makeup: Elle Style Studio

Wedding Planner: The Caroline Doll of Posh PR

Florist: Yellow Door Floral Designs

DJ: Shew-sical Entertainment Services

Gown Designer: Theia

Bridal Boutique: Ellie’s Bridal Boutique

Invitation Suite: Script & Scribble

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July 13, 2016

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