Cody and Caroline – Historic Whitehall Manor Wedding Photographer

“i put on that white dress for you, uh huh
i told the preacher man well yes i do, uh huh
i’ll stay and i’ll grow gray with you, uh huh
yeah i put on that white dress for you, uh huh”
– drew & ellie holcomb
historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich01it was literally the perfect day. perfect weather. incredible people. a beautiful location. the best mix of fun and emotion. they laughed all day long, which made my job super easy :) their families and wedding party made us feel at home right away, and i can’t count how many times during the reception i looked at the two of them and said to katie, “gosh they are just so FUN!”  i can tell that their marriage is going to be one filled with laughter every day :) congratulations to you both! thanks for letting us come celebrate with you! xo!historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich08historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich10historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich16historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich30historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich37historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich51historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich64love this shot of caroline and her sweet momma:historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich71she did a “first look” of sorts with her bridesmaids, and it’s safe to say their reaction did not disappoint! :) especially when they found out her dress had pockets!!historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich76ladies, i adore you all!! consider this my formal request to photograph each of your weddings when that day comes! please and thank you! ;) historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich121historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich126historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich128historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich134historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich138i was so thrilled when i saw caroline gown and cathedral length veil! those are my faaaaavorite to photograph! :)historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich167bwhistoric_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich174historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich179lookin’ so dapper, sir! historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich180bthey were being ring “bears”, if it wasn’t totally obvious ;) historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich181historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich187historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich220historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich223historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich227historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich228historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich258historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich282historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich324historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich325they were married in bethany united methodist church in purcellville, and it was the most charming church for their ceremony!historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich338historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich353historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich371historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich379historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich385historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich390high fives all around! ;) historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich394historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich401historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich447kisses on the nose are my fav :)historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich477historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich482historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich490then we headed over to whitehall manor for the reception!historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich503historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich511historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich519historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich524historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich528historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich541historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich545historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich546historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich550historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich552historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich553historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich557historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich560historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich564historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich566historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich575historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich582historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich585historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich588historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich593historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich599historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich601historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich604my favorite favorite favorite from their day! historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich611historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich614historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich616historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich618historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich619historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich652historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich669historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich670historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich737their mother/son dance was pretty epic, to say the least :) historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich749historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich758historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich766historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich775historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich783historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich786historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich787historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich800historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich806man oh man, this guy was a dancing machine! he was cracking me up all night long! historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich835apparently this was the first time cody’s grandparents had ever come out onto a dance floor, and everyone stopped what they were doing to join in! :)historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich853historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich854historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich891historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich892historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich893historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich894historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich902i completely adore you, sweet lady!historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich903historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich904historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich937historic_whitehall_estate_wedding_photographer_rich939

Reception – Historic Whitehall Estate
Ceremony – Bethany United Methodist Church
Wedding Gown – Hannelore’s in Old Town Alexandria
Florist – Lavender Fields
Hair and Makeup Artist – Carola Myers
Wedding Coordinator – Amanda Long
DJ – King Studios
Cake – WOW Bakery, Melissa Jordan
Bridesmaids Dresses – David’s Bridal
Groomsmen Attire – Jos A Bank
Invitations – Hawthorne House
Photography – Jessica Smith Photography
Engagement Portraits

Share This Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.