Blooming Branches: Spring Styled Shoot

wedding inspiration: romantic, spring garden ideas...

Photographer: Jennifer Callahan

Flowers: Sweet Stems Flower Bar

Venue: NC Arboretum

Attire: Maggi Bridal

Hair and Makeup:

Cake: 

Vintage Rentals: Vintage Indigo

Jewelry:  

Invitation Suite: Ten Penny Press


Color Palette

Wild Honeysuckle, Dogwood Branches with white blooms, green element, blush, pink, red or dark red


Shot List

Couple/Models

Sweetheart table

Cake table

Ceremony styled shot

Bouquet and boutonnière details

Settee

Invitaion Suite


Cake Shot

 overall look

overall look

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 Table from Vintage Indigo

Table from Vintage Indigo

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 Jennifer brings dove gray gauze

Jennifer brings dove gray gauze

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 pink/white, ombre/naked

pink/white, ombre/naked

 platter provided by vintage indigo

platter provided by vintage indigo

 red, Burgundy syrup drip

red, Burgundy syrup drip

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Gazebo/Ceremony Shot

examples of things people have done at the gazebo before

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 dogwood blooming branches

dogwood blooming branches

 honeysuckle

honeysuckle


Love Seat

Elements:

Love seat with flowers added

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Table Shot

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 thin, cheesecloth gauze draped diagonally 

thin, cheesecloth gauze draped diagonally 

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 Jennifer will bring these (enough for 4 settings)

Jennifer will bring these (enough for 4 settings)

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 Jennifer is bringing gauze table runner–dove gray

Jennifer is bringing gauze table runner–dove gray

 greenery added to chairs

greenery added to chairs

 bring 4, may only use 2

bring 4, may only use 2


Image Map–Locations

Note: Photos below of the gazebo, is the actual gazebo at the NC Arboretum

 
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#5 on the map, maybe for the cake photo

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#6 on the map, ceremony shot with florals

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 structural element for floral installation

structural element for floral installation

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# 3 on the map, could be a good background for the cake

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#4 on the map, pathway, maybe a spot for the sweetheart table

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#7 on the map, could be good for sweet heart table, cake table, or photo of the settee

  • potential mountain views
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#8 on the map, could be a cool background with mountains for the settee

  • but harder location to get to carrying furniture...
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Other Cool Spots

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 flagstone for background on invitation suite

flagstone for background on invitation suite

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 cool background for a bouquet detail

cool background for a bouquet detail

 wooded pathway, photo with couple

wooded pathway, photo with couple

 wooded pathway

wooded pathway

 cool background for a bouquet detail

cool background for a bouquet detail


Inspiration

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 inspiration: rich, burgundy, syrup drip

inspiration: rich, burgundy, syrup drip

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 Pink/white (sort of ombre/naked)

Pink/white (sort of ombre/naked)

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Indigo Vintage Rental

potential items

 possible sweetheart table?

possible sweetheart table?

 enough for 4 place setting

enough for 4 place setting

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 Bring 4

Bring 4

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 could potentially use with cake or sweetheart table...

could potentially use with cake or sweetheart table...

 cake tabe

cake tabe

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Jesse also bringing candles....


Possible Timeline

1:00 to 4:00: Vendor set-up and styling

  • Cake Shot (table, cake, added florals)
  • Love seat shot 
  • Table Shot
  • Ceremony Shot

4:00: Models arrive ready for photography

4:00 to 8:00: Photography

8:00 to 9:00: Packup and depart