Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (4)

This delightful real wedding comes to us from Kirsten Smith Photography, based in Hanover, Pennsylvania! Here’s more about the wedding and the happy couple from Kirsten:

They met at a friend’s party and Ashley decided to make pretzels and Brandon decided to help. The sparks flew, and they had their first date sampling different pretzels, and they of course had pretzels as a part of their wedding (mid-reception snack)! They love to hike together, and one day while hiking the Appalachian Trail, Brandon popped the question with a pretzel in one hand, reading a letter to Ashley in his other hand.

See more after the cut!


Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (8)

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (9)

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (10)

Her ring is amazing; a yellow diamond! Brandon is a dentist and Ashley is a teacher. They are just so in love and so happy. The joy that they have in one another is infectious when you are around it. I’ve had the pleasure of shooting at Shade Trees and Evergreens in Libertytown, MD quite often this season. Ashley and Brandon’s wedding took place there as well. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect, which for August, can be questionable!

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (7)

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (5)

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (4)

I arrived as Ashley and the girls were finishing up hair and makeup. Ashley has such delicate beauty and lovely taste! Her jewelry was just exquisite and her dress was gorgeous! I loved these details… LOVE LOVE LOVE the YELLOW dresses! Everything went so perfectly.

 

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (3)

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (6)

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (1)

Real Wedding: Ashley and Brandon's Wedding by Kirsten Smith Photography (2)

The guests munched on popcorn, and sipped iced tea and lemonade as they waited for the ceremony to begin. A friend played guitar as they came down the aisle. And the night went on to be wonderful and memorable! The bridal party performed a synchronized dance once they were all announced which was SO fun to watch; the guests ate it up! Great speeches… Touching dances… Yummy food… And adorable cupcakes!

Congratulations Ashley & Brandon and thank you Kirsten for sharing! For more about Kirsten Smith Photography, please visit her website.

What do you think about today’s real wedding? Let us know in the comments below!


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