Annie and Daniel in Philadelphia


Oh wow. I’m so sorry this post is so late. I’m playing catch-up after two weeks of being out of the office. These images are from Annie and Daniel’s wedding in my hometown Philadelphia. It was great to stay with my parents and get back to the city. By the way, I don’t charge for travel to Philadelphia, so please let any brides that are getting married there know! 

This is the first ever cathedral-length train I have seen at a wedding, which is pretty surprising considering I’ve probably photographed over 200 weddings in the last 6 years. It was a treat to photograph it and Annie was a trooper about going wherever I wanted her to go. They were married in the most ornate and beautiful church in Philadelphia, the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. They are a very religious couple, and Daniel’s brother was among the 6 or so priests giving their wedding mass. As Annie walked in to the church, a full brass ensemble along with the organ announced her entrance. I have to say, it brought tears to my eyes. 

Afterward, we went into the street and around the Union League, where they had their reception, to do photos. The Union League is so beautiful and historic and unique. It was dream to photograph, with it’s location being right near City Hall. The couple had all the bells and whistles for their reception. Check it out:

The first person to find the bouquet and email me gets a $20 gift certificate for iTunes. I’m not kidding.

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Annie - Jennifer, Dan and I absolutely love your pictures. We had so much fun running around taking pictures with you. Thank you, we can’t wait to see the rest! Annie and DanJuly 24, 2008 – 8:23 am

F.O.B. - Great Job! I had cried 4x until I saw these. Now I’m at 5x for those keeping score.July 24, 2008 – 8:39 am

Brocky - Fantastic shots of a wonderful wedding!July 24, 2008 – 9:13 am

Theresa Byron - A beautiful wedding! Great photograhy!!July 24, 2008 – 11:00 am

Aunt Betty - Beautiful photos! They really captured the beauty of you, the church and the Union League.July 24, 2008 – 12:07 pm

Marianne - The shot of Jack and Dan is definitely my favorite. But Annie and Saydee is a close second.July 24, 2008 – 12:47 pm

Joanna Lewis - Annie might be the most beautiful bride I’ve ever seen. These photos look like the model photos you get when you purchace picture frames. Well Done.July 24, 2008 – 3:01 pm

Bridgi B - WOW the photos are awesome!!!!July 24, 2008 – 6:59 pm

Monica - I love the shot of Uncle Jim and Annie processing down the aisle! It was a beautiful wedding in a sublime location, featuring gorgeous people, witnessed by beloved family. And now I have run out of adjectives …July 28, 2008 – 6:26 am

April Schreck - Amazing job! I love how you captured such sweet moments!July 28, 2008 – 4:44 pm

Charlotte Pizzo - The picture of Annie and Saydee was definately my favorite! Fabulous pictures that absolutely express the love and joy of the day!August 5, 2008 – 10:09 am

Sima Fried - As a guest at Annie’s wedding, I barely got to see the bride. These photos, however, capture the excitement and joy of the occasion and make me feel as if I’m there all over again.August 5, 2008 – 10:45 am

Rachel Harkins - I am so impressed with these shots. Thank you for making their wedding so special for years to come. P.S. I found the bouquet in the picture: it’s directly north of Marianne’s right arm. Do I get a prize?August 13, 2008 – 11:21 am