Wedding: Kelsey + Jonnie, Part 1

After Kelsey and Jonnie’s engagement photo session at Chestertown and Washington College, I finally had the honor to document their big day. 🙂

Bride and groom laughing together. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Kelsey and Jonnie’s wedding ceremony and reception was at The Tidewater Inn, Easton, Maryland.

Historic Tidewater Inn signs outside. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

They got this certificate from The White House, signed by President Obama and the First Lady, Michelle Obama. Not sure how they got it, I forgot to ask. 🙂

Congratulation certificate from The White House, signed by President Obama and the First Lady. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

They got this certificate as well, which seemed to be from Disney? It was signed by Cinderella and Prince Charming. Haha…
I wonder who’s Prince Charming’s real name is. :p

Certificate of congratulations from Disney, signed by Cinderella and Prince Charming. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Custom made wedding dress hanger with last name. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Wedding dress flower details. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The bride’s beautiful dress, shoes, …

Bride's wedding shoes. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

… and the flower bouquet.

Orange flower bouquet. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bridal suite sign on the door. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The Bride and Groom were getting ready in separate suites at the hotel.

Bride looking at mirror checking out her hair do. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Best man showing wedding band to Groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Reflection of bride on small makeup mirror. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Groom putting on shirt. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride talking to her mother. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of the bride and maid of honor laughing. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Make up artist from Angela Papa's, Behind the Veil putting make up on bride. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Best man and groom putting on Ravens football team cuff links. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Jonnie opened the card and gift from Kelsey.

Groom reading card from bride. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Groom opening gift watch from bride. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Kelsey’s Mom was holding this handkerchief, a gift from Kelsey. It was custom made with custom embroidery.
The inscription was:
To dry your tears
as you have always dried mine.
Love always, Kelsey.

Mother of the bride holding purse and custom embroidered handkerchief. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Jonnie’s Mother was very proud and happy for her son.

Mother of the groom holding her son with proud and joy. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The ladies from Behind the Veil did an awesome job of make up and hair-do for the Bride, Maid of Honor, Matron of Honor and the Mothers.

Angela Papa's, Behind the Veil make up artist putting lipstick on bride. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride's reflection on mirror while getting make up. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Groom goofing around with best man. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The Groom and Best Men were ready. 🙂

Groom posing with best men. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of bride watching her daughter getting help for buttoning up her dress. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of groom's reflection on mirror while watching bride putting on her dress. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride putting on her earrings. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride showing perfume box gift, Lovestruck by Vera Wang. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride smelling the Lovestruck perfume bottle, by Vera Wang. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Opening the card, letter, and gift from Jonnie.

Bride opening card from groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride reading letter from groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride opening gift from groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride looking at earring gift from groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Groom and best men reading books. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride getting help putting on veil. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Perfume gift and card for bride. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Jonnie helping his Father putting on the boutonniere.

Groom help his father putting on boutonniere. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

And this was how you help putting on the Bride’s shoes. 😀

Maid of honor snuck under bride's dress to put shoes. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Matron of honor help bride put on shoes. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

I just love long veils! I think they’re very classy!

Bride posing by the window showing her long veil. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride looking out the window. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

A locket which has Kelsey’s photo when she was a baby with her late Dad, was attached to the flower bouquet.

Locket on flower bouquet with photo of bride and her late father. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and matrons of honor posing with their flower bouquets. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride giving high five to her mother. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

And the girls are ready to go!

Reflection of bride and maid of honor laughing in the mirror. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, getting ready photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Here comes the Bride, escorted by her Mother.

Bride escorted by mother during procession. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Jonnie seeing Kelsey in her wedding dress the first time. 🙂

Groom seeing bride in her dress for the first time. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride walk down the isle escorted by mother. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother handing over bride to groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother wants to hug bride. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of bride reading letter to bride and groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of groom reading letter to bride and groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Groom wiping of tears from his eyes. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and groom lighting unity candle. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Matron of honor reading letter to bride and groom. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and groom listening to maid of honor reading a passage. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and groom holding hand. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Finally it’s time for the Bride and Groom to recite their vows.

I love how Jonnie looked at Kelsey here, as if it was his first time setting his eyes on her. 🙂

Groom looking at bride with lots of love while reciting vow. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

You can see the love in their eyes when they looked at each other. 🙂

Bride smile at groom while reciting wedding vow. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Then it’s time to put on the wedding bands.

Officiant holding the wedding bands. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride putting wedding band on groom's finger. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

“You may now kiss the Bride!” 🙂

Bride and groom kissed each other. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Introducing for the first time the married couple. 🙂

Officiant, introduced the married couple for the first time. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and groom walking out. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Chesapeake Strings playing a piece for the ceremony. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride groom and bridal party laughing. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Groom listening to pregnant sister's belly. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and maids of honor holding flower bouquets. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Groom and best men showing jackets, ties, and their boutonniere. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and groom cuddling by the water fountain. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride leaning her head on groom's shoulder. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride's hand holding groom's arm and showing engagement ring and wedding band. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and groom smiling together. The Tidewater Inn Wedding, Easton Maryland, ceremony photo coverage of Kelsey and Jonnie by wedding photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Congratulations Kelsey and Jonnie! May you live happily ever after! 🙂

To be continued to Part 2, the wedding reception!

Leo Dj

Vendors

Venue: The Tidewater Inn

Officiant:  Rev. Amanda Tate

Hair & Make up:  Behind the Veil

Dress:  Marisa

Suit:  Jos. A. Bank in Annapolis, MD

Florist:  Flower Child in Chestertown, MD

Decor:  DIY by the Bride and styled by Angela Ingram (Flower Child) and Melanie Bennett (The Tidewater Inn)

Cake:  Peace of Cake

DJ:  MyDeejay

String Trio:  Chesapeake Strings

Invitations:  Tie That Binds

Calligraphy:  Rachel Carl & Co.

 

 

2 Responses to “Wedding: Kelsey + Jonnie, Part 1”

  1. Aunt Linda

    Your wedding was almost as beautiful as the two of you! Just seeing the pictures was like being there again!

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