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Rachel and Chad's garden-inspired wedding was nothing less than beautiful. The beauty of Murray Hill Estate complimented by the colorful floral compositions of Holly Chapple made this wedding an absolute knockout. We are so fortunate to have been a part of this couple's special day! 

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She’s from Dominican Republic. He’s from Colombia. They live in the DC area. And found the perfect spot for celebrating their love in Punta Cana. What a pleasure was for us to work with Carolin and AndrĂ©s for their destination wedding this past April! Planning/Design: Claire Duran Weddings & Events Photography: Asia Pimentel Photography Cinematography: […]

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This editorial photoshoot was inspired by the beauty of Keswick Hall in Charlottesville, Virginia. The bushes of pale pink roses ornamenting the arbored walkways gave us the perfect inspiration to build upon. This naturally beautiful landscape gave us the perfect setting to create a garden wedding setup full of romantic, soft, and elegant touches, all […]

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We are overjoyed to share with you some photos from Attiya and Mike’s D.C. wedding. Attiya told us that she always had imagined getting married on the Mall–she hadn’t a clear idea of how dress would look like, or whom the spouse would be–she just knew she wanted the Mall. Attiya’s parents hosted a large […]

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We are delighted to bring to you the summary gallery from Sandra and Jack’s wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Sandra original from Peru, and Jack, from NYC, met in Washington, DC and got engaged while hiking in Peru during one of their travels. Being lovers of the sun and the beach, they thought that […]

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For this piece, I wanted to create an effortlessly elegant wedding inspiration. The natural beauty of the grounds of future venue The Regent at Stone House provided us the perfect background to embrace the feeling for an elegant outdoor affair. I wanted to go for a palette inspired by white and black watercolor brushes and […]

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Kimberley and Marcelo live outside of Annapolis, Maryland. When they got engaged in May 11 of 2016, they immediately decided that they wanted to get married an exact year after on May 11 of 2017 and they wanted it to be a destination wedding. In a family trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (DR) a […]

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This wedding inspiration photoshoot was inspired by a simple, organic and neutral elegance that would beautifully complement the gorgeous fields of Whitehall, a historic mansion in Annapolis, Maryland, built in the 1700s and now available for luxury weddings and events. We wanted to showcase an understated romantic and soft look that would resonate well with […]

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With its unique greenhouse and orangerie, the European-feeling architecture of the home, and the impressive grounds, the beautiful Jardin de Buis in New Jersey truly stands out. The greenhouse, the house’s architecture, and the gardens gave us the perfect backdrops for such a combination of aesthetics. All we had to do was bring in the […]

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