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Real SoMd Engagement: Classic Engagement at Greenwell

Amber and Michael could not have chosen a more stunning backdrop for their engagement photos: Greenwell State Park in the late winter. We love how Amber’s wine red gown stands out against the muted colors of that March day. Amber ...

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Ceremony 101: Roles for Kids

Is there anything cuter that a little kid dressed up in their finest clothes? Kids add joy and spontaneity to your wedding day, and it’s fun to include them in your ceremony. How can you include your favorite kids? Here ...

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Real MD Engagement: Sunset on the Beach

From the forest to the beach, Amanda and Will made the most of their waterfront engagement session. We are in awe of the gorgeous sunset shots! Vendors Photography: Cesar Chavez Photography Venue: Celebrations at the Bay, Pasadena, MD

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Ceremony 101: Order of Events for Your Ceremony

Whether religious or civil, most wedding ceremonies follow the same format. Here’s a typical order of events for wedding ceremonies for you to follow – or modify! Procession: This is the part where the parents, bridal party, and bride walk ...

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Real SoMd Engagement: Returning to Where It All Began

Unseasonably cold weather for their engagement session didn’t deter Tina and Ryan from going to the location they had chosen: Downtown Annapolis. The couple began dating while Ryan was attending the U.S. Naval Academy, and their first date was in ...

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5 tips for planning a long weekend or holiday wedding

Long holiday weekends like Labor Day Weekend are like a gift for brides and grooms. There’s an extra day to play with, which makes these attractive to couples choosing a wedding date – especially when you expect most of your ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Romantic Rainy Spring Wedding Day

When the forecast calls for a 100 percent chance of rain on your wedding day, you’ve got two choices: Embrace it or run from it. Tierney and David embraced it – and got gorgeous photos because they did! The couple ...

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3 Groom and Groomsman Clothing Trends to Watch

We talk a lot about how wedding gown and bridesmaid dress trends change from year to year, especially when New York Bridal Fashion Week rolls around each spring. But the guys’ styles change, too. For example, have you noticed that ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Evening Wedding on the Water

Bride Dana describes her and husband Michael’s March 25, 2016, wedding as “my fairy tale dream wedding come true.” The Patapsco River and the Chesapeake Bay were their backdrop, so that their friends and family could look out over the ...

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No dancing at your wedding reception? No problem!

Most wedding receptions follow this script: Cocktail hour, dinner, dancing, cake, go home. But that doesn’t mean your wedding has to! If you’re not into dancing or you want to shake things up a bit, you don’t need to worry ...

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