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My favorite blog post of the year! It’s the Best of Weddings 2020 and oh boy what a year for weddings it was. None of us could ever have expected that we’d be wearing masks, social distancing, that live streaming weddings via zoom would be a thing.

But with all the craziness and the whole roller coaster of emotions, I look back on these weddings and I am so so thankful for the chance to even have been at all these weddings celebrating and capturing a momentous occasion in my couples’ lives.

Large weddings shrunk down to intimate affairs, we celebrated once to part with an air hug and a promise to reunite for the big party in 2021. I spent the first few months of the year preparing to miss three weddings due to our newest addition being due with 3 weddings all within days of my due date! Unfortunately, my couples were forced to postpone those weddings BUT that meant I’m 100% able to be present for their wedding days in 2021 with our little one being out of my belly!

Over 60% of my weddings were postponed until 2021 but I was able to capture my sweet brides elopements and micro weddings and I am so thankful and you know what, I think I really love micro weddings.

Even with the craziest year hands down, there was so much beauty and love and JOY! From a sweet cherry blossom elopement in Washington DC (such a dream!) to flying to Texas, an elopement in the Outer Banks, up in the mountains, to being close to home in Richmond VA, I enjoyed every single second of my 2020 wedding season.

Now please enjoy the Best of Weddings 2020! Grab your favorite bottle of wine, there’s a lot of favorites here 😉

I had so much fun reliving my 2020 wedding season picking out my favorites for this blog post. I had a LOT of favorites but each wedding holds amazing memories, so much joy and no matter how crazy it got planning a wedding in a pandemic, love never got cancelled.

Thank you to all the incredible vendors that made each wedding happen!

If you liked this Best of Weddings post, you might want to check out the collection of 2020 Weddings below:

Mallory & Josh | A Washington DC Cherry Blossom Elopement

Karlie & Tanner | A Blush & Blue Summer Wedding at Floyd Event Center

Katelyn & Sam | An Intimate Summer Wedding at Touchstone Manor

Alex & Andrew | A Classic Fall Wedding at Newhaven Farm

Stephanie & Justin | An Intimate Northern Virginia Elopement

Greer & David | A Bodie Island Lighthouse NC Elopement

Mallika & Zach | An Intimate Fall Wedding at Khimaira Farm

Mallory & Josh | A Fall Texas Wedding at Agave Estates

Erin & Michael | A Historic Polegreen Church Winter Elopement

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Best of Weddings 2020

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