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December 20, 2017

Andy and Anneka | Private Estate James River Wedding

Andy and Anneka married at Andy’s private estate in Virginia overlooking the James River and The Benjamin Harrison Bridge. It was sooo gorgeous!! There is something unique and special about weddings that take place at home. The wedding took place on a beautiful fall day. The weather was a little crazy at first. It sprinkled on and off but cleared out just in time for the ceremony. Then it sprinkled again during portrait time and then a beautiful rainbow appeared! I just love these two and and it was such a privilege to be a part of their big day!

Shout out to Katie Gallagher Photography for second shooting with me!

Their wedding was featured in Virginia Bride Magazine! Click here to see!

To see Anneka’s Bridal Portraits click here.









Andy had one of their friends read a letter to Anneka. He surprised her with a ring made from her grandmother’s diamonds. He also had a pair of earrings made for Anneka’s Mom Rochelle. This moment was so sweet and emotional!


























































The rainbow that appeared!










Andy’s photo request…take a picture of the fish! He caught it himself.































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