Dora & Chris’ Wedding Day

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I'm a NC based brand photographer (but I love to travel for work+fun). Joanna Gaines is my spirit animal, and in another life (maybe this one) I'd probably move to Waco, TX!

I'm always down to try a new local coffee shop (even better if they have lavender latte), and working on mastering the perfect at home brew recipe. 

I'M MADALYN!

This Fall was one of my busiests months, though I was so excited to end my 2019 Wedding Season with Dora & Chris! Dora & I had met at her matron of honor’s wedding (that I photographed) back in 2017 and by the end of the night, Dora said “Whenever I get engaged, you will be my wedding photographer!” And well, almost two years later, and Dora & Chris said I Do on a fairly warm fall day surrounded by their closest friends & family.

Dora started her day with her bridal party in the cutest little house! When I arrived, I immediately felt at home and was so excited to begin photos! When I arrive at weddings, I always start with the detail photos so the invitations, dress, shoes, jewelry, bouquet, all the pretty things! Dora had them all set up for me, it was such a sweet surprise!

Dora & Chris decided to do a first look before their ceremony and it was the sweetest moment before they said their vows, and shared a  kiss as husband and wife! I love first looks for many reasons but my favorite reason is so that you can have a moment together before the ceremony!

Once, the ceremony was over, we moved on to family formals, bridal party formals, and then more photos of just Dora & Chris! By the time we were finished, it was almost time for the reception! Party time! And let’s be real, cake time! I love a good wedding cake and Dora & Chris had NINE of them!

Dora & Chris, thank you for including me on your wedding day. It was such an honor to photograph your special day and I am so excited to see where God leads you in this chapter of marriage! Congratulations, again!

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