May 29, 2013

Branford House Wedding: Ashley & Chris (Part I)

Good morning!

And BOY do we have a post for you guys today!! Well….AND tomorrow actually! I worked all day yesterday on Ashley & Chris’s Branford House wedding and I just couldn’t get these guys narrowed down enough for one post. I was driving myself crazy & it was getting to the point of cutting images that I really loved, so I just decided to bite the bullet and go ahead and make them a two-parter! Which y’know, is twice the fun! :)

A big part of why I just couldn’t narrow these guys down any further, despite their beautiful details courtesy of Blush Studio & the DIY efforts of Ashley herself, was just that these guys knew that photography was really important to them so they gave us the photographer’s dream schedule for pictures! In addition to doing a first look, they also hung out with us for most of cocktail hour, so we were able to play, take our time, and ended up with images we’re just over the moon about!

I’m going to do their personal post with tomorrow’s Part II to tell you all about how wonderful these guys are, but for now I know that every photographer out there has already just fallen in love with them after hearing that! So for now, enjoy the Getting Ready & Ceremony from Ashley & Chris’s big day!!

Venue: The Branford House
Blooms: The incredibly talented Elizabeth Zemetis of Blush Studio
Dress: A gorgeous Anne Barge gown from The White Dress by the Shore
Jewelry: Vintage
Catering: Coastal Gourmet
Photography: Justin & Mary
**And a HUGE thanks to the lovely Ms. Alicia Sturdy for assisting us & second shooting for the day!

  1. ashley barnett

    I have no shame in saying I’ve been hitting refresh over and over on the blog this morning waiting for this one to appear. This doesn’t even look real…in the BEST way possible. New favorite of all time :)

  2. Urška Majer

    So gorgeous! And what an amazing dress…love it :)

  3. Tiffany Farley

    Oh. my. GOODNESS. Seriously. Amazing.

  4. Amanda

    Seriously?! Those invitations, the flower crowns, that gown!!! It’s all too much gorgeousness! And what’s even better…the look of total happiness on their faces! Love it so!

  5. katie

    shewwww…that’s some gorgeous work right there. Amazingly beautiful!

  6. Abby Grace

    Holy cow, J&M. This is inCREDIBLE. That invitation shot is killer, and I love how you’ve immortalized such a stylish, trendy couple in such a classic, timeless way!

  7. laura marie duncan

    ARE YOU KIDDING ME?? These are so lovely it hurts. Just beautiful.

  8. Alicia Sturdy

    TWO PARTS?! Wooo hooo! Can’t wait to see tomorrow – had SO MUCH fun with you people! ;)

  9. Dominique

    Completely stunning in every way!

  10. Christy Tyler

    Oh my goodness. Seriously?! I can’t pick favorites. Just. All. Of. It. I’ve been looking forward to this wedding since their engagement post! :)

  11. sharon elizabeth

    wow…. absolutely stunning!!!!

  12. Maria

    Gorgeous! So soft and pretty and timeless… Congrats :)

  13. Dallas

    Oh. Man. What a stunningly gorgeous wedding. Beautiful work, J & M. You’ve outdone yourselves again!

  14. Jessica Smith

    Beyond dreamy!!!

  15. Karen Garrison

    As the MOB I had tears in my eyes as I looked at your images. You captured the love, happiness and magical feeling of Ashley and Chris’s wedding day. She insisted she wanted the best photographers for her day and you delivered!!! Your love for your work and attention to detail and excellence shines through in each photo. BRAVO!!
    Special thanks to Beth and her team at The White Dress by the Shore – we will miss not seeing you guys – you took such good care of Ashley and to Beth at Blush Floral Design for creating Ashley’s vision with beautiful flowers – they were perfect!!! Again, you are a master of design.
    And finally to Michael at Coastal Gourmet…the food was delicious.
    J&M….We will cherish your photographs forever!

  16. Emilia Jane

    Beautiful doesn’t even begin to describe how amazing this is. Love it and you all x1000

  17. Stephanie Stewart

    BEYOND amazing! Love, love, love all of it! I think I speak on behalf of all blog readers when I say we’re quite alright with two blog posts for this wedding! :)

  18. Anthony

    That one with the wind going through her hair during the ceremony.

  19. Dajuan

    I’d have to pull out a thesaurus in order to find the words to say that haven’t already been said. Simply superb!

  20. Meredith Sledge

    OH MY GAWDDDDD These pictures!!!! Definitely the best wedding photos you all have taken in my opinion! Lovely!! I am dying over that black and white bridal shot with the veil flying! Unbelievable!

  21. Stephanie Rita

    All the photos are amazing! But the getting ready photos are really stunning and I had to spend extra time looking at them because I was so intrigued. You GUYS! How do you do it?!! =) -Stephanie

  22. jamie

    um…hello!! this is the most beautiful wedding i have ever seen. and you guys made it even more glamorous with your stunning imagery. cannot get over this one! so stunning in every way.

  23. Kim Maidhof

    Justin and Mary, I can’t thank you enough for truly capturing my niece Ashley’s beautiful wedding day. The pictures really reflect the beauty, elegance and relaxed feel of the day!! Bravo!!:)

  24. Spring

    why didn’t i have a flower crown / headband for my wedding?!! it’s STUNNING on her!!!

  25. Kat

    Do you have details on her bridesmaid dresses? I love everything about this look!

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