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February 17, 2015

Manayunk Brewing Company Wedding Photographer

She was my roommate freshmen year of college. For two weeks.
We joke that she scared me away but really…commuting suited my lifestyle better at the time.
We struggled (every bit of the word) through 4 years of nursing school together.
She taught me how to use public transportation and do city gal things while I taught her the ways of mountain life.
We have grown into adult women, registered nurses, and now WIVES together!

I wore two hats that day: wedding photographer AND bridesmaid.
It was the hardest wedding I have ever shot.
Not because I had to do the whole thing in heels and couldn’t be apart of every little bridesmaid duty but because I don’t really know how to halfway be a wedding photographer. I go hard at anything I’m passionate about – especially my weddings! So having to pass my camera off and commit myself to *not* shooting at the reception was very hard.

To be completely honest, it was tiring & very stressful. BUT. I would do it all over again for her because I would be jealous of any other photographer who would have had the honor of shooting her bridal portraits & the first moments of the two of them as man & wife.  It was amazing seeing Cammie in her wedding dress, through my lens, knowing all that she’s been through to get to that moment. We would always talk about our future-one-day-weddings and she would draw sketches of our future wedding dresses (all during anatomy & physiology class) so to finally be in that moment..was surreal.

There’s not a more perfect fit for my best friend than Sean.
They way he looks at her, talks about her, takes care of her, gently rests his hand on her lower back…everything.

I love them both. I LOVED this wedding.
It was full of family, lots of tears, sentimental moments, and many laughs.

This is a good ones friends.

Meet Mr. & Mrs. Dodds

{extra thanks to Tyler Trippett – my second shooter – for being extra helpful and on point that day, helping me carry all my bridesmaid & photographer stuff, and holding my arm so I don’t break my neck while shooting, in heels, on ice. You’re a gem.}


I told them…”Give me the most excited, best ‘WE JUST GOT MARRIED’ face.” This then ensued.

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I'm Brianna. Pennsylvania based wedding + portrait photographer to those who love adventure, laugh a lot, worry little, like to spoon & kiss (and I mean kiss a lot), loves mother nature, values family traditions, and believes in soulmates.

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