Wedding: Morgan + Jay

After their engagement session in Baltimore, finally I had the honor to do their wedding photography at Aspen Wye River Conference Center.:)

Bride and groom walking, holding hands. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Let’s see what’s going on at the beginning of the day.

The Bride was getting ready at the Houghton House while the Groom was at the River House. I just love photographing weddings here because the rooms are beautiful.

Here are the colorful flower bouquet for the Bride and Maid of Honor arranged by Seasonal Flowers.

Flower bouquet of bride and maid of honor. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Wedding dress. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Morgan’s beautiful wedding dress and shoes.

Bride's sparkly silver shoes. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Morgan got help from her best friend to put on the veil.

Best friend helping bride putting on veil. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Spending time with her Father one last time before she walks down the isle.

Bride crying meeting father one last time before walking the isle. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride hugs Dad one last time before walking down the isle. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Father hugged Bride's sister, maid of honor. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Father of Bride kissed Mom while she opens a gift. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride's sister, matron of honor happy to see Bride. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of Bride and sister shed tear, proud of their daughter or sister. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Boutonniere for the Groom, Grandmother, and Mother of the Groom.

Wedding coordinator put on boutonniere on Groom. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Father of Bride put on boutonniere on grandma. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Wedding coordinator put on boutonniere on Mother of Groom. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The ceremony was held at the garden by the Houghton House.

Groom and Best Man smiled looking at Bride walking down the isle. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The Groom and Best Man had a big smile seeing the Bride escorted by her Father walking down the isle during the procession.

Fahter of Bride escorted daughter during procession. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Maid of honor. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride's best friend reading a passage. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride's friend dedicated a song for the couple. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride, Groom, and Best Man looking at friend singing. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The Bride and Groom reciting their vows.

Groom reciting vow to Bride. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Close up of Bride and Groom holding hands during ceremony. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and Groom kissing after exchanging ring. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and Groom hugging during the ceremony. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Floral arrangement at the ceremony site, by Houghton House. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The beautiful floral decor at the ceremony site.

Decorations at the ceremony site. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and Maid of honor showing their floral bouquet. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and Groom holding hands, looking at each other by antique door. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

After the Bride and Groom finished the romantic photo session, they head out to join their guests and families. The cocktail hour and reception was at the River House.

Check out the gorgeous cake with floral decorations from Bay Country Bakery.

Wedding cake with flower decorations. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

They also had delicious mini crab cakes for hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour.

Mini crab cakes finger food appetizer. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The Father of the Bride gave an introduction speech and a toast to the newly wed couple.

Father of Bride gave toast after introduction speech. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

A speech from the Maid of Honor, which was also the Bride’s sister, Chelsea.

Sister of Bride and Maid of Honor giving speech. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride touched by Matron of Honor's speech. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Chelsea then dedicated a photo slideshow of the Bride and Groom from the past to present.

Mother of Bride and guests happy to see slideshow. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride emotional seeing photo slideshow. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Maid of honor giving toast to Bride and Groom. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Then it was the Best Man’s turn to give speech.

Best Man speech, Groom laughing. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Best Man and Groom hugged after speech. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and Groom kissing at the sweetheart table. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Looks like Jay was admiring Morgan’s wedding ring.

Groom admiring Bride's wedding ring. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Guests clinking glass to tell the Bride and Groom to kiss. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The guests demanding the Bride and Groom to kiss. :)

Bride and Groom kissing after glass clinks. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Grandmother of Bride smiling. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Main course menu with beef steak and salmon. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Morgan’s best friend gave speech and read poem.

Bride's best friend giving speech and poem. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride wiping tears from eyes. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of Bride wiping off tears from daugther's eyes. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Then finally it’s time for the Bride and Groom to do their first dance. :)

Bride and groom laughing during first dance. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and Groom smiling during first dance. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of Bride cried looking at her daughter and Groom dancing. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Followed by Father of the Bride and daughter dance,

Father of the Bride and daughter dance. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

and Mother of Groom and son dance. :)

Mother of Groom and son dance. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Outside on the patio, crackers, marshmallow, and chocolate were provided for everyone to make s’mores. Yum!

Guests making s'mores. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

This was where they could roast the marshmallows.

Best Man roasting the marshmallow. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

The floor was open for everyone to dance! :)

Guest doing wild dance at the reception party. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Cake cutting time! :)

Bride and Groom cuting wedding cake. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and groom feeding cake to each other. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Drink and toast to the newly wed couple! :)

Guests having drink and toast to the newly wed couple. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Guests talking and laughing with Bride. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Time for the bouquet toss!

Bride ready for bouquet toss. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Apparently, Morgan’s best friend caught the flower! :)

Bride's best friend cought bouquet from toss. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

DJ Justin Darling in action. :)

DJ Justin Darling in action. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Morgan and her best friend were a big fan of Britney Spears. Here they were dancing to one of their favorite song “Baby One More Time”. :)

Bride dancing to Britney Spears "Baby One More Time" with best friend. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and best friend hugging. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of Bride dancing with guests. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of Bride and Bride's sister, Maid of Honor, hugging. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Mother of Bride being playful with guest. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Groom dancing with other guests. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Best Man dancing with guests. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Father and Mother of Groom dancing. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Father of Bride dancing with guests. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Time for the Bride and Maid of Honor to make their s’mores. :)

Bride looking at marshmallow roasting with fire. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride blowing fire from marshmallows for s'mores. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Maid of honor roasting marshmallow for s'mores. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography. Bride and groom cuddling while dancing. Mariott Aspen Wye River Conference Center Wedding photos at Queenstown Eastern Shore Maryland, by photographers of Leo Dj Photography.

Congratulations Morgan and Jay! May you all live happily ever after. :)

Leo Dj

Vendors

Venue: Aspen Wye River Conference Center

Officiant: Reverend Lee Ferrell- Severna Park United Methodist Church

Hair: Kortney Haynes

Dress: Davids Bridal

Flower and Decoration: Seasonal Flowers- Cambridge MD

Wedding Cake and Cookie Wedding Favors: Bay Country Bakery- Cambridge MD

DJ: Justin Darling

Special Music, Soloist: Ashley Burke

 

 

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