June 27, 2011

Beach Wedding Photography in Dewey Beach, Delaware: Brittany + Justin

Wedding

No, no, not that Brittany and Justin. This Brittany and Justin are a gorgeous couple, completely fun loving and hilarious, had a beautiful wedding in Dewey Beach, Delaware and yours truly had the honor of photographing it! You should remember them from their engagement session a few months ago.

I started with the ladies around the corner from the venue. Brittany wore a stunning Maggie Sottero slim line gown with some of the most incredible back detailing I’ve seen. A dancer, it fit her form like a glove.

Maggie Sottero wedding gown
The bridesmaids wore beachy turquoise dresses with great accessories.

wedding and engagement rings details
The bridal party carried flowers in a fiery orange, Brittany with calla lilies and orchids wrapped in raffia.

orange calla lily and orchid wedding flowers
Meanwhile, the guys made their way over to the venue, Venus on the Half Shell. It’s a fantastic space with a waterfront view and a unique Moroccan and vibrant vibe inside. I can absolutely understand why this had to be the place for them!

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Their wedding was held on the beach under a tent as clouds loomed outside.

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
I love this look that he gives her that says nothing less than complete adoration.

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Justin got into a very serious accident mere weeks before the wedding. Incredibly, he pulled through and looked quite charming as a groom up there. You’d never know if it weren’t for his bandaged hand. And yes, Brittany was still able to get the ring on.

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
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I love this shot that my second shooter, Sean, was able to get from the other side of the kiss!

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
I really dig that we had some great overcast skies as a background for our pictures. The soft light and moody conditions were clutch. We didn’t have a single drop fall on us.

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
And what did I tell you about this dress? Incredible, no?

Maggie Sottero wedding gown
Just Married wedding sandals
The girls were a hoot. I think Christi is the one who totally makes this picture!

beach wedding bridesmaids
Venus on the Half Shell looked great. All of the turquoise and orange accessories blended seamlessly into the funky décor.

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Brittany and Justin had their first dance to “Your Guardian Angel” by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
The toasts were funny and heartfelt. It was actually the first time I’ve ever seen a toast read off of an iPhone.

wedding toast by best man
wedding toasts to bride and groom
And you know me, if I have a chance to get food shots, I will!

Delaware beach wedding photography  at Venus on the Half Shell
Check out this cake by Sugarbakers.

orange beach wedding cake
As I’m sure you can imagine, the night was a riot…

wedding garter toss
wedding reception at Venus on the Half Shell
wedding guests at reception
wedding reception at Venus on the Half Shell
Thank you both so much for inviting me to be a part of your day. Brittany and Justin, you rock!

wedding reception at Venus on the Half Shell

I will never let you fall
I’ll stand up with you forever
I’ll be there for you through it all
~ The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, “Your Guardian Angel”

Hair: Bad Hair Day Salon and Spa
Wedding Gown: Maggie Sottero
Florist: Flowers by Mayumi
Ceremony: Venus on the Half Shell
Reception: Venus on the Half Shell
Catering: Venus on the Half Shell
DJ: Craig and Company
Wedding Cake: Sugarbakers
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