Rockwood Park wedding ceremony of Katie & Talbot | Wilmington, Delaware

An awesomely laid-back couple, surrounded by amazing family and friends, who wore flip flops for their wedding  – who could ask for more? A few photos from their wedding are below… more from the reception coming soon!

A bit about the couple…

Katie and Talbot’s story a classic one. Boy meets girl. Boy joins co-ed fraternity with girl. Boy and girl never date when it’s nice and easy and they live in the same city. Instead they wait until they live 3,000 miles apart and then BOOM!

We met as many do… blindfolded in the basement of a castle in Hartford, Connecticut while getting yelled at by older students. Though sometimes (most times) Katie wishes she blended in, she certainly stood out to Talbot! Throughout the fall semester of our Sophomore year, we became close friends. Late night parties, early morning forced labor, Techno Tuesdays and Thirsty Thursdays… who could blame us?

Luckily for Talbot, Katie was eager to stay in touch even after graduation and even traveled up to Seattle from San Francisco to visit one time. There also may have been a ‘date’ to the White River Amphitheater to see Katie’s favorite celebrity crush, Eminem.

Finally, one late night in the Fall of 2011, after years of stalling and avoidance, Katie texted the following to Talbot:
“I think I like you. Oops.”

Rudely, Talbot didn’t respond until the following morning but was thrilled that his years of subtle overtures finally paid off.

We had our real first date in Philadelphia a month later – going for a long winter walk in Wissahickon Valley Park. Then came a few months of long distance phone calls and enough cross country flights to qualify for premier status. Katie’s next move took her to New York City for grad school and after zero pressure whatsoever, Talbot joined her. Then on a March trip to the Azores (islands off the coast of Portugal) Talbot first convinced Katie to hike to the bottom of a crater to the edge of a lagoon…and then…they were engaged!

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wedding flowers – 2016 | delaware, philadelphia, nyc wedding photographer

I have no idea how couples finalize their decision on wedding flowers. So many gorgeous options to choose from! I haven’t photographed a wedding with a flower wall yet, but that’s on your wish list for your wedding decor let me know. A few favorites from last year…

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wedding cakes – 2016 | delaware, philadelphia, nyc wedding photographer

A recap of some of our favorite cakes, and some awesome cake-toppers, from 2016…

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City Cakes – New York, New York
The Master’s Baker – West Chester, Pennsylvania
Palermo’s Bakery – Little Ferry, New Jersey
Cescaphe Event Group – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sweet Disposition – Selbyville, Delaware
Brantwyn Estates – Wilmington, Delaware
Chocolate Carousel – Wall, New Jersey