Dennis Wedding at Ft. Fisher

It was a beautiful June 15th wedding out at the Fort Fisher Historic site. Congratulations to the wonderful couple. The day started out great with plenty of sun. I started the day off shooting the groom and groomsmen out by the trees there at the historic site. Although it was a very bright day that day we were able to capture some great images.dennis-wedding0098

After we finished up with the groomsmen photos we headed out to the Air Force Recreation area at Fort Fisher where the couple were staying to get some preparation shots. I have never been there before, but it seems great place to stay if you are in the military.

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dennis-wedding0390I will say some of the fun things I loved about this wedding was the butterfly release and conch shell release by their minister, Shannon Mackay of Circle of Love Ceremonies. Here are some images of the gorgeous ceremony.

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After the crowd leaves it is time to focus on the couple and their bridal party and get the chance to take some wonderful portraits. We started off at the historic site out by the rocks, and then moved into the tree area. The problem with the tree area is that is a heavy shadowed area, but I believe it all worked out. We then left the historic site and moved our way to the Courtyard Marriott at Carolina Beach.

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