Real Wedding for Morgan and Dan (Private Home) – Part 2

Morgan and Dan’s private home wedding was gorgeous, see part 1 to view the highlight video by Mwendo Films, plus photos from the first part of the day (getting ready and portraits).  Big fans of astronomy and the stars in general, Morgan and Dan incorporated a celestial theme. I loved their blue, yellow and gray color palette. What stood out the most was their deep love and devotion to one another. You can tell by the way Morgan and Dan look at each other, and the way they talk about one another, these two are true soul mates. Julie Napear Photography captured their love and whole day perfectly.

Their ceremony was held on the lawn with gorgeous local flowers and sunflowers from a nearby farmers market. 

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Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

After the ceremony, guests enjoyed a cocktail hour on the lawn with passed bites by The Main Ingredient.

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Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding
Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real WeddingJulie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

With perfect weather, we were able to achieve Morgan and Dan’s big wish to dine under the stars! Tables and bistro lighting were set-up to achieve the perfect summer al fresco dinner party.  During dinner, a close friend performed as Master of Ceremony; she also spoke from the heart, sharing a lot of funny and personal moments from her time with Morgan and Dan.
Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

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Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Later, Morgan and Dan shared a first dance and cut their sweet cake. Guests then enjoyed a fun dance party with DJ Gritz & Gravy, a soul, funk and R&B duo from Charlottesville, VA, and took advantage of the Booth-o-Rama photo booth.

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Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

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Julie Napear Photography, Bright Occasions Real Wedding

The wonderful vendor team included:

Venue: Private Home, near Annapolis, MD

Photography: Julie Napear Photography

Videography: Mwendo Films

Wedding Coordination: Bright Occasions

Caterer: The Main Ingredient

Tent/Bistro Lighting/Rentals: Grand Rental

Floral Design: Diane Noll / Farmers Market

Wedding Dress: Custom, Angelou Lambrou

Makeup: Kelley Unthank

Hair: Desirae GreenbergDry Bar

Ceremony Music: Madeline Watson

DJ: DJ Gritz & Gravy AKA: Robin Tomlin and Colin Powel

Photo Booth: Booth-o-Rama

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