This romantic Charleston wedding with jewel tones at The Cedar Room was photographed by Hannah Bjorndal on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Hannah is an east coast-based wedding & portrait photographer available for weddings in Charleston, nationally & internationally.
What an AMAZING wedding weekend this has been! Evan & I traveled down to Charleston, SC for Rachel & Greg’s romantic Charleston wedding this past weekend, and it was SO MUCH FUN! The wedding day was filled with gorgeous jewel tones, warm, sunny skies, and tons of love & laughter!
Honestly, I’m not even sure where to begin! Rachel & Greg were referred to me by Healy & Stephen, who just so happen to be one of my fantastic couples from 2016 AND two of my favorite people. I remembered meeting Rachel & Greg at their wedding and was so pumped when they asked me to shoot their wedding in Charleston!
Rachel’s maids of honor said it best: these two are a power couple. Rachel is the trifecta of beautiful, funny & smart. Greg is her perfect compliment and the two laugh so easily when they’re together. I feel like I can understand D.C. couples in a very special way because we live similar lives: demanding jobs, TONS of fun things to explore together, and an appreciation & respect for being equals in the relationship. In particular, I really appreciate couples who have a strong friendship – whose relationship is clearly deeper than just the superficial. It’s so obvious that Rachel & Greg have this! I guess dating for eleven years (or, as Greg told me, ten years) really proves the depth of a relationship!
So this wedding had SO many things to love, I literally don’t have enough space on this post to list them all. Some highlights: stunning jewel tone floral arrangements by OK Florist, Rachel & Greg’s sweet and sentimental first look, the crazy-beautiful reception space at the Cedar Room with styling and planning by Nicki Shriver of Pinnacle, The Ricalde’s custom-made neon sign, and MOST importantly, Rachel’s surprise rap for Greg. Seriously, you guys. This is a MUST WATCH. I was blown away!
La Vie En Rose is a wedding photography and videography studio for couples who want photos that live in the moment with them. They are based in Washington, DC and Naples, FL and are available for travel worldwide.