An evening wedding is a rare and beautiful thing as you can see in today’s real wedding, brought to us by photographer Katie Hart of Palmetto Duo! Here’s Katie to tell us more:

I think Brett got a little nervous when Ashley told him her dress “wasn’t white” but she couldn’t have looked more amazing in her custom made dress with just a touch of lavender in the glamorous, flowing skirt! Ashley and Brett’s wedding was held at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden and due to the time change and the closing time of the zoo, the ceremony was scheduled to begin 30 minutes after sunset.

See more after the cut!








We had talked about how dark it may be at that time, but not to worry! Ambient Media lighting experts to the rescue! The Ambient team brought in specialized lighting to naturally highlight the couple during the ceremony and really bring out the scenery behind them. Check out this difference from ceremony lighting to when we went back for some more romantic mood photos with the ambient light and a video light behind them.








Congratulations Ashley & Brett and thank you Katie for sharing! For more information about Palmetto Duo, please visit their website.

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

Photographer: Palmetto Duo
Lighting: Ambient Media
Event Venue: Riverbanks Botanical Gardens
Dress Store: White on Daniel Island



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