Joy and Brandon’s Cameron Estate Inn wedding was filled with elegance and heartfelt moments from start to finish. From the marble tile floors to the elegant chandeliers, the venue balanced so beautifully with Joy’s sequin gown. Brandon and his groomsmen were dressed in classic black tuxes and the entire day just radiated elegance.
This wedding was a beautiful blend of tradition and classic elegance, infused with delightful non-traditional touches. One standout moment of the day was their decision to share a private ring exchange during the first look, ensuring their rings were beautifully showcased for their wedding portraits.
I loved getting to see Joy and Brandon’s love for their friends and family. To maximize their time with everyone, they kept bridal party photos brief, allowing them to enjoy the cocktail hour. Joy, being the kind hearted human she is, orchestrated a special moment with every guest. She had the DJ make an announcement to create a rapid “receiving line” so she could take individual photos with each guest, then later printed and sent those out with heartfelt thank you cards. How thoughtful is that!?
The reception layout was intimate and familial, with family-style seating and the couple at a head table overlooking their loved ones. This created such a close-knit atmosphere that reflected the couple’s connection with their loved ones. It was a truly beautiful setup and such an intimate way to have all of their guests be together.
The highlight of the evening, is what I like to call the “Champagne + Cake Moments”. This is a time of the wedding I ask my couples if they want flash photography portraits and some opt for this instead of golden hour, or some do both! I just love this fun and unique twist from traditional portraits! Something really fun about this particular Champagne + Cake was that both Joy and Brandon had an outfit change! So we headed back to their room to don new attire and then indulged in a little wedding cake and popped champagne! We had sooo much fun and the photos of them getting ready together are honestly some of my favorite photos of all time. They reentered and wowed their guests with the change of attire. If you love the idea of Champagne + Cake Moments, head to this blog to see another beautiful wedding that included this flash portrait session.
As the dance party dwindled, guests headed outside to prepare for a sparkler exit preparation. Meanwhile, Joy and Brandon shared a private last dance.
Joy and Brandon’s wedding at Cameron Estate Inn was a seamless fusion of class and luxury, each detail crafted with love and intention. Their celebration was not just a wedding; it was an experience, and they truly had the wedding of a lifetime!
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Venue: Cameron Estate Inn // Florist: Free Range Blooms // DJ: Complete Weddings + Events // Caterer: Cameron Estate Inn // Hair: Shear Perfection // Makeup: Rikki Campbell // Bridesmaid Dresses: Birdy Grey