Martha & Chris – slideshow & more pics

Martha and Chris had a perfect wedding on Saturday – nice weather, great people, and a relaxed atmosphere. After their ceremony at Dahlgren Chapel, the reception followed at Decatur House in DC right on Lafayette Square.  They had a really fun band called Pure Gold and everyone danced for hours. Watch the slideshow here.

Please leave a comment if you see something you like or just want to say hi!  I need some blog love.
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We were shooting out front of the White House and this reporter (from a Portuguese, um…radio station? newspaper? I dunno…) stopped Martha and Chris to ask them a few questions about their connection to DC and their wedding.  Apparently she was standing behind me the whole time I was taking photos and took some own with her point and shoot, so Martha, Chris and my second shooter, Susan, all knew she was about to swoop in. 
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This is in the courtyard area of Decatur House right next to where they had a tent set up for the reception. I just adore the cute things in the window and the flowers along the bottom.
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I felt like the Saxophonist went and stood in this doorway just for me!
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Here are Rob and April who referred Martha and Chris to me.  Thanks guys and congrats on your new baby!
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No uber-traditional stuff at this wedding, such as the cake cutting, garter, and bouquet toss which I didn’t mind at all. They had a sundae bar…yum!  I think a lot of people went back for seconds because you can’t fit much ice cream in a martini glass!
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I was having fun with my fish-eye lens below.  I think I had my lens literally within an inch of those flowers when I snapped this…super-wide is super-cool.
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Here is one of Susan’s shots. Aren’t these two adorable?
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Watching the father-daughter dance…
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by Jill

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Susan Solo I loved reading this post and watching the slideshow because it was such a fun, beautiful day and it was great to relive it a little. You did a perfect job of telling the story with your images and I am so glad we got to work together! Really really lovely all around.

amy sniff…sniff…. wedding slideshows always make me tear up…. I love how you catch everyone laughing and having fun…. feels like I was there…. tho I can’t remember if I liked the cake…lol…..

Martha Hi Jill, just back from the honeymoon. I took a quick peek at your blog and ADORE the photos. You did an excellent job, but of course we knew you would! Kudos to Susan, too.

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