Brea & Ed’s Signature Journal

Brea & Ed’s signature journal as an example as we have many of them in production right now.

To see the whole design click blow and view in our flash player. Here is the same book filled with signatures at the end of the evening with Brea and Ed.
Wedding guestbook signature journal

Purchase a custom designed wedding guest book for your guest’s signatures.

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Niagara Falls wedding album design

Kristy and John’s Niagara falls wedding!

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Jacob and Christiana’s wedding album design

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A graphic, but minimal design for this stylish New Jersey skyline wedding

Christina & Jacob held their New Jersey wedding photographed by Neil & My wife Cowley in the skyscraper overlooking the New Jersy and New York coast from the Newark Club.

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Lake Norman: Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville NC wedding photographer

Lake Norman Wedding Photographer

Nestled on the banks of beautiful Lake Norman are the towns of  Cornelius,  Davidson  and  Huntersville. These unique towns present a wide array of leisure amenities for visitors and guests including upscale shopping, year-round golfing, fishing and other water activities.   Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in the Carolinas, is  THE place for fun in the sun!  Created in 1963 by Duke Energy, Lake Norman is 34 miles long with 520 miles of shoreline.

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Cornelius wedding reception locations

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Huntersville wedding venues and cordinators

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Lake Norman Wedding Venues

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Athenaeum Hotel and Chautauqua NY victorian wedding experience


bridal portrait

“Jake sees Tini”

groom gasps as he sees bride

And various other subtly emotional pj images

WPJA Contest winner

See all the photos from this Chautauqua NY victorian wedding experience

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Niagara falls wedding photos

 John and Kristy work in marketing in the DC area, but came back to John’s home near Niagara Falls to have their destination wedding.

groom and his father

John and his father just before the ceremony.

intense wedding kiss photograph

John has a sweet smile, but a super telephoto lens on the kiss shows how intense his love for Kristy is. (not that the father cares (-; )

John’s taking a closer look at his new bride.

 maid of the mist wedding portraits

John and Kristy loved My wife’s shot of them by the maid of the mist ticket booth and made it the cover of their album.

bahamas wedding reception theme

Their wedding was in Niagara New York, but the treasure map showed the tropical island theme of their reception.

bride and groom's hands with rings

My wife’s wonderfully romantic ending shot.

Congratulations Guys! View the complete wedding story on Neil’s site…

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