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best of 2017: urban row by the numbers!

As we quickly approach the official start of 2018, I couldn’t help but TRY to get one last blog post up… eeeeeek! If I’m making any resolutions whatsoever, it’s to check more blog posts off my list. Annie’s face says it all:

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Considering I’m WAY behind in sharing all the beautiful love that made up Urban Row’s 2017 weddings and engagements, I’m going to spread the love out over a few summary posts in the coming days/weeks before I get to the full posts! …you’re welcome. 😉

devan bryce wedding

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urban-row-photo-baltimore-wedding-photographer_0012But before doing our annual ‘best of’ series (as in… 3 new posts, coming at ya in the form of 2017’s best of love stories, best of details and best of small businesses), I thought it’d be fun to share some of the numbers behind the pretty pictures!

abigail mike wedding

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devan bryce wedding
We had a lot of milestone firsts this year, including traveling to Italy to document Maggie + Ben’s Cinque Terre wedding in May – an amazing trip in SO. MANY. WAYS!

urban-row-photo-cinque-terre-wedding-photographer_0015We welcomed 3 times as many URP couples to the family as we did in 2016… and 2018 is right on track with record numbers, a booth at 2 bridal shows/venue open houses in January, a super exciting new brand aesthetic to be revealed, an updated and revamped bridal guide hitting mailboxes soon for our 2018 couples and lots of behind-the-scenes business education efforts being invested in…!urban-row-photo-cinque-terre-wedding-photographer_0014I can’t wait to see where 2018 takes us! I’m so crazy excited to make creative magic behind the camera at new venues and returning to established ones, with new lovebirds and recent newlyweds heading towards the first anniversary and with the help of experienced vendors and new movers and shakers in the always evolving wedding industry… CHEERS to making memories together!!!

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valerie + greg wedding

  • photos delivered: 8,293
  • business miles driven: 3,672
  • blog/media features: 8
  • vendors collaborated with: 168 (!)
  • rain during a session/wedding: 3
  • awesome photos during/after rain at a session/wedding: 3
  • international weddings captured: 1
  • behind the scenes shoot at Fox 45: 1
  • cakes smashed on #urpbrides faces: 1
  • grooms that got iced during introductions: 1
  • live bands we jammed to at #urpcouples receptions: 3
  • advils consumed at the end of wedding nights to ease sore muscles: 42

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  • all the joyful, emotional moments we were a part of: too many to count!

caren + jan wedding

caren + jan weddingI wish you all a fun, festive and fabulous start to 2018; here’s hoping our paths may cross more than once…

xoxo,
N

abigail mike wedding

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2016: a year in review!

I love having time to reflect, review, contemplate and plan ahead. These days, those moments are few and far between with family time equally a priority, but done is better than perfect, right? 😉 I’m so excited to share with you the culmination of one of the best year’s Urban Row Photography has had yet!

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None of this would have been possible without all of the incredible vendors, friends, mentors and clients I’ve met throughout the year who have helped me grow, trusted me with your memories and enabled me to share authentic stories that come from our conversations, everyday moments and sentimental details of our time together.

While it would have been nice to choose 16 of my favorite moments from 2016, that was truly impossible! So, how about my favorite 50 images from the past year instead? 🙂

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What would a year in review post be without some behind the scenes fun? 🙂

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The award for best photography workshop and mentor, goes to Michelle Lieb, of Lieb Photographic who has inspired me and been a tremendous resource, friend and teacher in so many ways!

 

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I wish you all a delightfully fabulous 2017, with the cheeriest color, sparkliest love (is sparkliest a word?) and most loving relationships with friends and family, one year can bring! Cheers!!!

 

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