Sue + Brian // Beaufort NC Destination Wedding

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July 3, 2013

Last weekend, I traveled up to Beaufort, North Carolina for Sue + Brian’s fabulous waterfront destination wedding.  I knew it was going to be a spectacular ending to the spring wedding season and it honestly was the perfect way to close out the spring.  From Sue’s gorgeous Pronovias gown to the amazing navy Monique Lhuillier bridesmaid dresses and the simple white + yellow florals, the day was filled with personal touches and heartwarming moments that I am honored to have been able to capture.

We started the day off at the Olde Towne Yacht Club, where Sue + her bridesmaids got ready.  Hair + makeup was done by Sue’s sister, Linda, and everyone looked amazing!  The forecast warned of rain, but we surely lucked out.  The radar showed storms in the area, but it completely bypassed us.  Mother Nature must’ve been looking out for Sue + Brian and I’m definitely happy we didn’t have to use the umbrellas.

Their ceremony took place at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, which was so charming.  Their reception took place at The Boathouse at Front Street Village, which afforded beautiful views of the water and the evening’s gorgeous red sunset.  The entire day just flew by and I wish I had more time to spend in Beaufort.  What a charming little town!  A word of advice.  If you’re ever in Beaufort, definitely check out Beaufort Grocery Co.  It is a great spot for lunch (or dinner) and I can honestly say that I had the BEST sandwich there before the wedding.  This place is for real.  Definitely check them out if you’re ever there.  Okay, enough about food – here are a few of my favorite images from Sue + Brian’s wedding…

This dress was to die for.  The beadwork was just insane.  My brides have SUCH amazing style!!This is one of my new favorite images.  Love this!And this one.  Sue, you were an absolutely stunning bride!A big thanks to my second shooter Katie for capturing these images of the guys getting ready.These bridesmaid dresses were so beautiful.  Monique Lhuillier, I *heart* you!I just had to include this photo to show how windy it was.  There was no rain, but plenty of wind.  Through it all, Sue, Brian, their families + bridal party were troopers!I love this shot, captured by Katie right after the walked outside of the church.  Pure bliss.The groomsmen took some time to catch the breeze between photos.  So funny!Another favorite… but who am I kidding?  I love them all!  Look at the back of Sue’s dress.  Amazing!Wedding Photography: Dana Cubbage Wedding Photography | Wedding Coordinator: Secrette Prior of The Boathouse at Front Street Village | Venue: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and The Boathouse at Front Street Village | Florals: Flowers and Designs by Ernest | Cake: Bride’s mother, Barb Ackermann | Wedding Dress: Pronovias | Bride’s Shoes: Ivanka Trump | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Monique Lhuillier | Bridesmaids’ Necklaces + Bride’s Bracelet: Annapolitan, owned by bride’s sister Linda McCarthy | Hair + Makeup: Bride’s sister, Linda McCarthy | Groom’s Suit: Jos. A Bank | DJ: Steve Tulevech | Catering: The Boathouse at Front Street Village

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  1. Katie Dickson Yarbrough says:

    Girl, you work fast! The photos look FABULOUS! I don’t know how you were able to choose! Thanks again for letting me tag along and learn from you. If you are ever in need of another assistant, you know where to find me!

  2. Barb Michel Ackermann says:

    Thank you for spending the weekend with us, Dana. You captured some very special moments in a spectacular way. Love every photo…and the subjects, too :)

  3. Christine Butler says:

    These pictures make my heart pitter patter; I can feel all the love and happiness we were all sharing that day! Simply amazing :)

  4. Christine Butler says:

    Dana, looking at these pictures, I know exactly what we were saying or laughing about. It’s fun to see everybody’s expressions during our speech, sorry we made everybody cry, LOL!

  5. Jan Kehrli says:

    What a most beautiful wedding. And this photographer captured the happiness of everyone who helped this young couple celebrate. To the bride and groom… Congratulations. Enjoy every minute of your new life together.

  6. Allison De Wildt says:

    These are beautiful!! Can’t wait to hear all about it!!

  7. Terry Chappell says:

    What a beautiful wedding… Congratulations Sue Ackermann! Barb Michel Ackermann your daughters are beautiful!

  8. Elsie May Wallick says:

    BEAUTIFUL PICTURES BARB! And Her dress was BEAUTIFUL also. Congats to the HAPPY COUPLE!

  9. Diane Butler says:

    What happy wedding pictures. Photographer caught the very best smiles and expressions of everyone. It would be hard to find three other sister groups quite as beautiful as these three! To Sue and Brian, you are such a gorgeous bride and groom; congratulations!

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