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abigail + mike | accelerator space bmore kitchen wedding | baltimore wedding photographer

helllooooo, party people! I’m so excited to share Abby + Mike’s wedding day with you (and I apologize for it being long overdue!), so we’re just going to dive right in… ๐Ÿ™‚

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at our last accelerator space wedding of 2017 (see the first two here and here!), we had the absolute honor of capturing the love of an adoring and super sweet couple that has a tight-knit family and wanted to enjoy their day as a celebration of the love of those that got them to where they are today!

ps – there’s one word that comes to mind for the neutral color dress Abby’s sister / MOH chose and the bouquets that Radebaugh’s provided: STUNNING!

elegant fall wedding bouquet by radebaugh

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mother of the groom dance at accelerator space wedding venue

what better way to enjoy everyone assembled comfortably in one space than with lots of natural light, industrial windows with views of a killer sunset and an outdoor patio with cafe lights hanging overhead! The Accelerator Space is different than any other Baltimore wedding venue you’ve seen before – a floor to ceiling metal panel wall, artifacts from its car dealership warehouse days, worn wood floors, multiple skylights, entry doors made out of salvaged industrial windows, the uniqueness factor goes on and on – it can comfortably hold 275 people inside for a seated dinner and 100 people outside on the enclosed patio for cocktails!

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  • one of my favorite aspects of Abby + Mike’s relationship is that Mike’s dog Fran, is ultimately responsible for officially bringing them together forever after dating on and off after meeting at Towson University, their senior year… dog love stories are the best!! so we made sure to incorporate Fran in their engagement photos at Hampton Mansionย to show off her important role! ๐Ÿ™‚
  • when designing their wedding day, Abby wanted it to be as relaxing and stress-free as possible; she did just that by prioritizing many family-oriented aspects… they got ready at her sister Hannah’s beautifully decorated home, asked only siblings to be in their bridal party and had a first look with her dad that truly made everyone tear up, even Abby herself, despite clear direction that she wasn’t going to cry! ;)(pro secret: it’s inevitable – I’ve yet to see a bride NOT tear up at a father daughter first look!)justin alexander wedding gown
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  • the reception details complimented the space and added a personalized touch; her sister Hannahย designed and wrote out the drink menu on an old window as well as the welcome sign on a mirror! escort cards were displayed on a huge oversized frame and the table centerpieces were low yet full of soft tones and glowing lanterns… perfection!
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  • during cocktail hour, the abundance of natural light and casual, comfortable atmosphere of the Accelerator Space was on display with tables on wheels setup in the center of the room to allow people to move freely exploring the space and mingling. I love these tables!signature drink menu accelerator space cocktail hour
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  • last but not least, the dessert table… made up of cinnamon buns from Blue Moon Cafe, Insomnia Cookies and cupcakes from La Cakerie, it was a sweet tooth lover’s dream and a perfect way to end the night! I loved how they incorporated local bakeries and dessert offerings uniquely special to them. ๐Ÿ™‚View More: http://urbanrowphoto.pass.us/abigailmikewedding112517

Here are some of my favorite moments from the start of their day to the last dance… enjoy!! I hope more couples embrace the real meaning of this special time in your lives, as Abby + Mike did, by surrounding yourselves with friends and family as much as possible during the big day!

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Congratulations again, newlyweds! Here’s wishing you a lifetime of love, happiness, warm days and lots of sweet treats along the way!

xoxo,
Naomi

kudos to the most fabulous vendor team that made this gorgeous day seamless and possible!

photography: Urban Row Photography
wedding dress: Justin Alexander
dress boutique: Betsy Robinson’s Bridal
hair and makeup: Up Dos for I Dos
flowers: Radebaugh
ceremony: St. Marks Church, Catonsville
reception venue: Accelerator Space
DJ: Club Ouzo, Bradley Maxwell
bridesmaid dress: Show Me Your Mumu
groom attire: Jos A Bank
caterer: Innovative Gourmet
invitation: The Brumby Nest

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caren + jan | accelerator space bmore kitchen wedding | baltimore wedding photographer

Last year’s most popular venue for us was definitely the Accelerator Space, and it’s easy to see why… weddings with a unique industrial aesthetic are here to stay and I couldn’t be happier about it!

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ps – I’m also super excited to share this elegant chic Fall wedding with you because this will be my first post where I’m debuting a new format: less descriptive paragraph text, more summary highlights as lists and fun facts… because I get it: NO ONE READS ANYMORE (sad, but true). You’re here for the pretty visuals of Caren + Jan’s Accelerator Space wedding and I’ve got ’em!

Their wedding was so gorgeous and full of so many heartfelt moments that it was also recently featured up on Marryland Weddings!

Looking for Fall wedding inspiration? Look no further than this new Baltimore wedding venue with it’s ceremony, patio cocktail hour and reception space all in one place!

  • Caren + Jan were married under an incredibly gorgeous chuppah made up of copper pipe and a draped tallit with asymmetrically placed greenery.
  • I loved that Caren had not one, but TWO pairs of shoes for the day and BOTH were sparkly Kate Spade…!!!
  • Caren gifted her bridesmaids gray sweater wraps (see them below!) and combined with fun colorful sunglasses, they made the most fun bridal party shots!
  • Personal touches galore: Caren’s father’s catering company catered the whole event!, the center diamond in her engagement ring was her grandmother’s and their friend (and one of the groomsmen!) designed the invitation suite (Write Notepads) – I’m in love with how clean, modern and crisp it was!
  • fun fact: the underlying goal of this group shot was to move all of the guests outside onto the patio to allow the cater time and space to flip the ceremony and reception space… we were originally planning to take it in a different spot but ultimately I’m so happy with how it turned out!! ๐Ÿ™‚ …now, huge group shots are totally our thing!

 

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Mazel tov to both of you!! Here’s to many more simchas, new adventures, good music and lots of laughs together! It was an absolute honor to be a part of your wedding day!

xoxo,
Naomi

many thanks to this fabulous vendor team!
planning + coordination: heather st. clair events
venue: accelerator space
getting ready location: radisson cross keys
invitation: write notepads
calligrapher: amy cameron
dress: badgley mischka
bridesmaid dresses: dessy
earrings: maria elena
rings: edward arthur jewelers
shoes: kate spade
tux: generation tux
band: speakers of the house
caterer + desserts: brian’s catering

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kathryn + casey | fells point engagement | baltimore wedding photographer

I’m so humbled when we get to meet the friends and family of our past #urpcouples that then become current clients and friends of ours! I first met Kathryn while Annie + Chris were planning their wedding last April (see their beautiful early spring wedding here!); she’s Chris’ beautiful younger sister and I still remember the text Annie sent me when Kathryn officially got engaged. I felt so connected to this family already and was so full of excitement and joy for them!

alexis logan engagement

alexis logan engagement

I love it when clients have an idea of a location or a specific look in mind that allows our time together to be that much more meaningful and comfortable! I’m always happy to suggest locations, but when Kathryn mentioned how much they love being outdoors together we tossed around a few different ideas and after landing on Fells Point near the building “with the blue shutters on the water” (aka Henderson’s Wharf), I knew we were going to have a BLAST… it’s my favorite spot and with their chemistry and passion for bringing their pup Cooper on all of their adventures (YAY for bringing pups to photoshoots – YES, PLEASE!!!), magic was bound to happen. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

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I loved hearing their story, in their own words… Casey, I’m pretty sure you win the award for best hydration technician there ever was and ever will be! ๐Ÿ˜‰

“We first met in our high school phys ed class. We started hanging out at school and Casey became the girls lacrosse manager, or hydration technician, as he liked to call it :).

During lacrosse season, Kathryn went down with an injury (torn ACL) and Casey was there throughout the entire process of surgery and rehab and he always had the right words to say. We “officially” began dating on May 31st, 2009, when we went out to Qdoba, knee immobilizer and all, and later got a movie from Blockbuster.”

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alexis logan engagement

alexis logan engagement

And now, the proposal…
(with one of the most beautiful solitaire rings I’ve ever seen, btw!!)

“On February 17th, 2017, Casey set up a dinner reservation at Pairings Bistro, where we enjoyed a nice dinner and drinks. When the check came, Casey could not add the tip to save his life, which later makes sense. He told me we had to go back to his parents house to pick up flowers that were delivered there for Valentine’s Day for me. When we arrived, Cooper met me at the door, which I was surprised by because he should have been at my parent’s house. As we walk in the door, I realized my mom and dad were both there as well. I was now beginning to think this could be the proposal, but then kept saying in my head it couldn’t be, because my Mom didn’t make me get my nails done. A few moments later, Casey grabbed my hand and walked me to the backyard which was set up with tea lights, rose petals and a full bouquet of roses all the way down the path to the fire pit that was lit. At this point, he got down on one knee, with our closest family, and asked me to marry him. We celebrated that evening with our parents and siblings with cake and champagne.”

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alexis logan engagement

I’m crazy excited for you both (and your families!) and can not wait to celebrate with you at Wyndridge Farm this September (6 months from this Thursday… not that I’m counting down or anything)! Your love for craft breweries, spending time outdoors, being the best dog parents and celebrating with family is such a part of your everyday life that it should absolutely all be a part of your wedding day!

Here’s to your best year yet… and we know the sunset will be even more incredible that night as you get used to your new titles of Mr. + Mrs!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

xoxo,
Naomi

 

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mary pat + jonathan | frederick douglass isaac myers maritime park wedding | baltimore wedding photographer

So, it’s mid-January and I’m still waiting for a good snowstorm! The cold temperatures are still here and so I’ve been lucky enough to stay warm and busy with styled shoots, email management (keep those new inquiries coming, friends! I’m so excited for y’all!), website/workflow updating and a rebranding effort that has made the shorter days go even quicker than I’d like!

I’m continually amazed by how small a world it is and how paths cross at exactly the right time and place… Mary Pat found us while working with Courtney of Moore & Co. right after we collaborated on a styled shoot at the Accelerator Space. I’m so excited to feature one of my favorite waterfront weddings today; specifically one of my long-distance #urpcouples that travelled from Massachusetts to get married in Baltimore!!

Mary Pat grew up in the Baltimore area and wanted to marry Jonathan at a local venue that had breathtaking views of the harbor for all their guests to enjoy. As a couple that loves adventure and being outdoors together, they were planning a beautiful waterfront ceremony on the pier. Mother Nature had other plans as constant rain dashed any hopes of an outdoor ceremony that day… however, I have to say, I’ve never seen a more confident bride and a more festive getting ready suite within the Four Seasons Hotel! We persevered and had an even better first look location to capture those giddy emotions…

Without further ado, my favorite moments and expressions from their day!

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When the junior bridesmaid dress color perfectly matches the frosted glass divider walls on the balcony… getting ready at the Four Seasons Hotel is layered in gorgeousness.

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marypat jonathan wedding

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marypat jonathan wedding

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marypat jonathan wedding

marypat jonathan wedding

 

marypat jonathan wedding

Mary Pat’s grandparents’ names are on a plaque along the wall of St. Leo’s Church in Little Italy… so it was the perfect spot for a rainy day first look! Covered, romantic, diffused lighting and full of so much meaning.

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Their indoor ceremony on the 3rd floor of the Frederick Douglass Isaac Myers Maritime Museum was so beautifully elegant – all organized and executed by the fabulous team of Moore & Co. Event Stylists

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Absolutely LOVED all of the shades of green and ivory on top of so many different linens that made up their tablescape… it was a stunning way to bring the outside in! Not to mention that uplighting by Event Dynamics!!

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Big Ray & the Kool Kats put on quite a show… and even to everyone’s surprise, played a Taylor Swift song that the girls and Mary Pat performed to on the spot!

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MP + Jonathan, we were absolutely thrilled to have the honor of capturing your incredible day and look forward to hearing about all of the future family adventures you share together!!

Cheers to a beautiful couple!
xoxo, N

Planning: Moore & Co. Event Stylists, Be More Inspired
Venue: Frederick Douglass Isaac Myers Maritime Museum
Dress: Judd Waddell
Dress Boutique: Allegria Bridal
Groom + Groomsmen Formal Wear: Vineyard Vines
Hair and Makeup: Haute Blowdry / Haute Wheels
Caterer: Rouge Catering
Band: Big Ray and the Kool Kats
Cake: Sugar Bakers
Invitations / Paper Goods: MLC Designs
Rentals: Select Event Group, White Glove Rentals
Lighting: Event Dynamics, Inc.
Florals: Eden Floral Design
Transportation: Ride Thoroughbred

 

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