When the pandemic threw Angela and Jon’s intimate wedding celebrations for a turn, they decided to host a microwedding at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland instead. They had originally planned on getting married on Lake Como in Italy, but this garden inspired minimony was equally sweet to photograph. Surrounded by just 30-something of their nearest and dearest, Angela and Jon exchanged vows in a ceremony officiated by Angela’s brother on. A floral arch by Love Blooms accented the natural beauty of Brookside Gardens.
We spent a leisurely afternoon getting ready at Angela and Jon’s apartment. I love that they were able to get ready together. Angela helped Jon put on the finishing touches of his suit and details, and the little smiles they exchanged throughout the day were so sweet. While they opted to not have a wedding party for safety reasons, Angela’s would-have-been bridesmaids took the time to write her individual letters, and Shannon of Peach and Paperie assembled them together in the most delightful packet, in addition to designing a custom watercolor invitation. Their first look at Brookside Gardens afforded us plenty of time prior to the ceremony to explore the grounds, and despite only meeting them earlier in the day, they were such naturals in front of the camera! Angela and Jon, thank you so much for inviting me to photograph your special day and congratulations on your marriage!
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