CONTACT

IV. blog

III. Portfolio 

II. About

I. home

photography for old souls & romantics

EST 2009

June 10, 2017

Herrington On The Bay Wedding || Courtney & Everett

Wedding

 

Courtney and Everett were married in stunning style, he in his black tie and she in her cathedral length veil at Herrington on the Bay. Courtney has a gorgeous smile that lights up Everett’s face but it was all emotion and tears as she made her way down the aisle to him. Courtney’s girls wore pink floral patterned gowns from Show Me Your Mumu that were to-die-for and perfect for the waterfront. The white rose, blue thistle, dusty miller and eucalyptus florals were organically arranged giving the day a joyful feel that perfectly complimented the stone pathways, lush gardens, and marina docks in view.

Congrats, Courtney & Everett… may your journey together be filled with many great adventures, abundant joy, and abiding love.

XOXO,

Manda




    


THEIR LOVE STORY

Courtney & Everett’s lives together have been nothing short of an adventure. Both refuse to admit who talked to who first, but they agree that it was love at first corona. They have been inseparable ever since- instantly recognizing that life is just better together.
Courtney knew she really liked Everett when she agreed to go hiking. As if hiking was not a shocking enough activity for her, she skipped the weekly Sunday champagne brunch with her girlfriends in order to go. She almost made it all the way to the bottom, but shocked and excited with her “almost” success, she tripped while cheering two steps away from the exit. This is one of those cheesy metaphors about falling for him, so of course it ends with him catching her (and only laughing a little at her expense).
During their first summer together, they became self-proclaimed sommelier’s visiting many vineyards, channeled their inner daredevil and went skydiving over the beautiful Virginia landscape (in matching American flag shorts- Everett’s quite possibly shorter than Courtney’s), went on a safari, failed miserably at paddle-boarding in Punta Cana, and through it all, fell madly in love.
Everett’s job took them to Annapolis, MD where their biggest adventure yet began and they realized dreams really do come true when you’re sleeping in a King sized bed. They joined a boat club and Everett quickly became Captain (Courtney became girl who lays out on boats), and most weekends were spent exploring new areas and perfecting their new hobby.

THE PROPOSAL

The ring was burning a hole in Everett’s pocket, and overcome with happiness after an amazing day spent by just the two of them, he knew there would be no better moment. He proposed in their apartment- Courtney so caught off guard she mistook him for tying his shoe and yelled at him to get up and feed the fish. When Everett said “Baby, I am trying to ask you to marry me?”, Courtney can only remember repeatedly saying yes and feeling like she was the luckiest girl in the world.

 

{VENDOR LOVE}

Venue – Herrington On The Bay || Floral Design – Floral Expressions || Gown – Maggie Sottero || Hair – Mindy Whalen Bridal Hair || Makeup – Attomic Cupcake || Officiant – Reverend Rachael Zajac || DJ – The Dapper DJ

Reply...

Comments Off on Herrington On The Bay Wedding || Courtney & Everett

Manda is
A creative genius!


I met Manda when she photographed a wedding I was maid of honor in. I got to know her throughout the wedding planning process and spent lots of time with her on the day of that wedding. Her demeanor, positive energy, and absolutely stunning shots made her a natural choice for me to select when I got engaged. She was an absolute joy to be around when she photographed my wedding. 
                                                                      Courtney & Mike

WOW all I can say is WOW!!! Hiring Manda as my wedding photographer was the absolute best decision I made for my wedding!!!

If you are looking for a photographer who will instantly make you (and your not photo-loving fiancé) feel completely at ease, who has the kindest heart and who will make your wedding look like an absolute dream you want Manda!
                                                                       Svetlana & Tyler

Manda was an absolute dream to work with! Capturing natural images of the joy and emotion on our wedding day was very important to us...
Manda excels at just that. 

 After looking at Manda's work and hearing story after story from others about how talented she is, we knew we had to have her capture our wedding. . She has the incredible ability to capture loving faces at just the right time and at just the right angle. She is thoughtful, courteous, and appreciates the value of a couple's wedding day. 
                                                Will & Kate

She is incredibly creative and it shows through her work. We highly (highly) recommend Manda!!!!

We LOVED having Manda as our photographer. Her calm, encouraging, and sweet disposition helped us feel at ease in front of the camera. Moreover, she is incredibly talented and catches the most beautiful moments. She is incredibly creative and it shows through her work. We highly (highly) recommend Manda!!!!

                                                                       -Janna + Sam