December 28, 2012

Philadelphia Wedding Photographer | DoubleTree Hotel | Becca + Nick

Wedding

If Snow White were real, I’m fairly certain she would look like Becca. Becca was absolutely gorgeous and her wedding to Nick was filled with personal touches, unseasonably warm weather (a few days before Frankenstorm, no less), and a group that knew how to rock it out like it was their job.

I arrived at the Philadelphia DoubleTree Hotel to spend time with Becca and the ladies before the ceremony.

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

Dreamy, fluffy, bowed Badgley Mischkas? Yes, please!

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

Nick wrote a note for Becca to read before the ceremony. It included his famous doodles of them. Completely adorable!

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

Please note Becca’s “something blue” toenails and pearls borrowed from her new mother in law (who had an emergency appendectomy a few days before the wedding and still looked amazing).

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

This little one is going to be big trouble if he isn’t already. See that impish grin and golden curls. Oh, dear.

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

The team loaded into the limo and were off to St. John the Evangelist Church. It was such a gorgeous Catholic church and the sermon was about gifts – giving the gift of life and love to each other, gifts that come from nowhere else but from the hearts of two people who have fallen in love.
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

The bridal party headed out to the Azalea Garden and the Philadelphia Art Museum after the church. The colors were just popping off of the trees. It was beautiful.

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

Before heading back into the DoubleTree for cocktail hour, we had to take the classic Broad Street shot. I don’t care how many times I see this, it’s still stunning. A beautiful woman in a white dress, her handsome groom, and one of Philly’s most iconic buildings.

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

Escort cards were attached to bottles of 100% pure Vermont maple syrup made by Rebecca’s family for five generations.

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

Becca and Nick danced their first dance to “Amazed” by Lonestar. As I learned in their Manayunk engagement session, Nick makes the best faces.
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

The reception was a great time. I think just about everyone was on the dancefloor.

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia
DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

What a beautiful wedding! Congratulations, Becca and Nick!

DoubleTree hotel wedding in Philadelphia

I don’t know how you do what you do
I’m so in love with you
It just keeps getting better
I wanna spend the rest of my life
With you by my side
Forever and ever
~ Lonestar, “Amazed”

Wedding Ceremony: St. John the Evangelist Church, Philadelphia, PA
Wedding Reception: Center City DoubleTree Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Wedding Photographer: Lindsay Docherty Photography
Engagement Photography Session: Manayunk
Dress Designer: Alfred Angelo
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Hair & Makeup: Bella Angel
Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Alfred Angelo
Florist: Courtenay Wilson
Music: Philadelphia DJ
Catering: Center City DoubleTree Hotel
Cake: Isgro’s
Jewelry Store: Safian and Rudolph
Maple Syrup: Isham Family Farms
Maple Candy: Sugartree Maple Farm

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