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Baltimore Backyard Wedding Photography

Baltimore Backyard Spring Wedding

Mark and Julie

This is a story that no one would have ever guessed.  What started as a tragedy ended as a fairytale which just shows just that no matter what Mark and Julie found their way to each other.  Their happiness and love just SHINE in these images.  Mark and Julie decided to move forward with a small wedding/elopement package.  Anything under 6 hours, I am able to do hourly pricing for you so don’t let that prevent you from reaching out!

DIY Backyard Wedding

Mark and Julie decided to get married at Julie’s parents house right in their backyard.  The community truly came together on the perfect spring day.  The decorated with fresh spring flowers everywhere.  But honestly, all you needed was that bright spring day right on the water, on the docks that Julie spent so many years on.  It seemed fitting to also declare her love for her husband there too.  

Bowley's Quarters Backyard Wedding
groom gets ready at backyard DIY wedding
bride gets ready in childhood bedroom

One of my favorite moments of the day…Julie walking out of the house down the aisle to see Mark.  Not a dry eye in the place!

Bride walks out of house down the aisle
groom cries when he sees his bride
View of the backyard wedding on the water in Baltimore Maryland
close of bride and groom saying their vows
couple says vows to each other at backyard wedding in Baltimore
bride and groom hold hands

The Big Surprise!

Julie and Mark had a huge surprise for everyone at the end of their wedding.  They announced that they were EXPECTING a baby!!  They were going to use that opportunity to show everyone the gender.  At that point, they didn’t even know.  They had all the sisters and Julie’s stepdaughter launch the confetti.  IT WAS BLUE!!!

gender reveal at wedding

Portraits in the Spring On the Water

Midday is the hardest time to take wedding photos and on the water makes it even harder!!  The bright light reflects everywhere.  This is why you need to hire a photographer with experience.  Despite the lack of ideal light, we were able to find some spots for their wedding portraits.  We only took a few minutes to grab these before the res too the wedding reception continued.  

Backyard Baltimore wedding portraits in the spring
couple kisses Baltimore MD wedding in black and white
Baltimore Bridal portraits under Redbud tree
couple laughs for joy on their wedding day in Baltimore MD
couples walks on the dock at their backyard wedding in Bowleys Quarters
couple dances on dock in Baltimore Wedding
wedding couple poses on dock at Baltimore MD backyard wedding

Backyard Wedding Reception

Luckily, these two got the most perfect day for their wedding.  The entire family enjoyed this Baltimore Wedding. This celebration of love, creativity, and the charm of Charm City serves as inspiration for couples looking to craft their own unique and intimate nuptials. 

Couples first dance Backyard wedding
Backyard wedding view in Bowley's Quarters MD
dad crying as he dances with daughter on her wedding day
Community gathers on water at wedding in Baltimore MD

Thank you to the vendors that helped make this happen!!

Venue: Parents’ home in Bowley’s Quarters Baltimore, MD
Florist: Blooms Next Door
Rentals: 
McManus Amusement 
 Catering: Liberatore’s

Reach out to Anna today.

Anna Arpasi of Arpasi Photography

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