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A Beautiful Wedding Day at The Granary, in Weyer’s Cave, Virginia

Take a look back at this gorgeous country wedding at The Granary in Weyer’s Cave, Virginia. It was easy to feel the love shared between this beautiful couple.

2019: Year In Review

Looking back on 2019, we had so many amazing moments with some truly spectacular people! Here’s a look back at some of the great moments we captured throughout the year.

Rashi & Rohan’s Pre-Wedding Ceremonies

The pre-wedding ceremonies were serving up a lifetime full of memories for Rashi and Rohan’s friends and family! We’re so happy they chose us to capture their perfect day and tell their story.

Nikita & Josh’s Engagement Session

Nikita and Josh’s engagement session was A-MAZ-ING. This engagement session took place at the Historic Yates Mill County Park in North Carolina and included an 18th century water-powered gristmill!

Linet & Patrick’s Wedding

It was a beautiful day for Linet and Patrick’s wedding. Family and friends from all over gathered to witness their two families become one. We had so much fun documenting their special day!

Ryn & Matt’s Engagement Session

These two had so much fun during their engagement photography session! The lighting for their session was absolutely perfect. We are so excited to share their images with everybody!

Reeba & Keshav’s Wedding

Reeba and Keshav’s dual ceremony wedding was amazing! We’re thrilled they chose us to tell their love story!

Amanda & Justin’s Sneak Peek Film

Amanda and Justin had an amazing Richmond, Virginia wedding. These two were so fun to film!

Megan & Stefan’s Wedding Film

Megan & Stefan will be able to relive their wedding day over and over through the wedding film we created for them on their special day!

Seibel Family Portrait Session

We are thrilled to share images from the Seibel family photo session! I think we can all agree their dog took the fun up a notch!

Prachi & Kevan’s Wedding

We had a blast capturing Prachi and Kevan’s wedding at Dover Downs in Dover, Delaware! There were over 500 friends and family in attendance to watch these two take their vows!

Amarpreet & Michael’s Wedding Film

Amarpreet and Michael had a beautiful wedding in North Carolina! Here’s their wedding film!

Caroline & Cole’s Wedding Film

We’re so excited to share Caroline and Cole’s wedding film!

Jennifer & Jorge’s Wedding Film

We’re so happy that Jennifer and Jorge chose Afterglow Creative to tell their story! These two had a beautiful wedding and made memories that will last a lifetime!

Setu & Shivam’s Wedding

Setu and Shivam have the type of love we all dream of having one day! These two had an amazing wedding in North Carolina and we are thrilled to share images from their special day!

Juliya & Devang’s Engagement Session

Juliya and Devang had a beautiful engagement session at Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina. We are so happy to share some of the amazing photos we captured of these two!

Kaitlyn & Ryan’s Gender Reveal

Kaitlyn and Ryan announced the gender of their baby with a bang! Check out the creative way they brought friends and family together to surprise them with details of the new family member.

Katie & Mark’s Engagement Session

We had a wonderful time photographing Katie and Mark’s engagement session at Belle Isle in Richmond, Virginia! There were so many great spots on the island that offer the perfect backdrop for engagement pictures. They had so much fun posing, their dog had to join in on the fun, too!

Laura & Steven’s Engagement Session

We had one of the most amazing engagement sessions with Laura and Steven at Busch Gardens! Busch Gardens, a theme park in Williamsburg, has some really beautiful scenery that makes for the perfect backdrop for some truly epic engagement photos!

Kristi & Grant’s Wedding Film

Kristi and Grant’s Georgia wedding was stunningly beautiful! We feel this video perfectly captures the love these two shared on their special day!

Mariel & Marco’s Engagement Session

It was a beautiful day for an engagement session at The Market at Grelen in Charlottesville! Mariel and Marco are an amazing couple and we loved every second we spent capturing images of these two lovebirds.

Amanda & Brandon’s Wedding

Amanda and Brandon’s wedding was held at The Boathouse at Sunday Park in Richmond, Virginia on a beautiful, sunny day. The Boathouse is such a fun place to have a wedding. These two obviously had a fun time exchanging vows at this gorgeous venue!

Angie & Ramin’s Wedding

Angie and Ramin’s gorgeous fusion wedding took place over two days in Richmond, Virginia. The first day, family and friends gathered at the Omni Hotel in downtown RVA to have an Afghan wedding ceremony. On the second day, everybody gathered at Lewis Ginter Recreation Association to celebrate with a Christian ceremony. We absolutely love fusion weddings because they combine beautiful traditions and celebrate the love of the wedding couple!

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Prachi & Kevan’s Engagement Session

Prachi and Kevan’s engagement session at Theodore Roosevelt Island in DC was a blast! We picked multiple spots for their pictures and we love how they turned out. The river is such an amazing backdrop!

Madi & CJ’s Engagement Session

We had an amazing time capturing Madi and CJ’s engagement session! These two are absolutely adorable! Their engagement session was at The Estate at White Hall Vineyard in King George County, Virginia.

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Kalyani & Ram’s Wedding

This couple’s wedding pictures have captured our hearts! We are especially in love with their portraits with the amazing sunset in the background. What a perfect day for one amazing Indian wedding!

Khushbu & Hiren’s Engagement Session

Khushbu and Hiren had a beautiful engagement session at Sophia’s Lounge in Charlotte, North Carolina! The lounge was lit beautifully and made for some amazing portraits of these two!

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Ashley & Kyle’s Wedding

Ashley and Kyle had a beautiful wedding in North Carolina! We are in love with the images we captured on their special day!

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Dustin & Ronald’s Wedding

Dustin and Ronald had a beautiful wedding ceremony filled with friends and family in Richmond, Virginia. These guys were looking sharp! After they exchanged vows, the party began and the dance floor was filled with all their loved ones. We had such a great time capturing their special day!

Allison & Sean’s Engagement

We had so much fun photographing Allison and Sean’s engagement session at Belle Isle in Richmond, Virginia! Saying we’re looking forward to capturing their special day in New Jersey is a major understatement!

Puja & Neel’s Wedding

Puja and Neel had a gorgeous Charlotte, North Carolina wedding! Friends and family from all over gathered to make their wedding an amazing multi-day event to remember.

Lindsay’s Bridal Portraits

Lindsay had a beautiful bridal portrait session in Blue Ridge, Virginia at the Diamond V Farm. This farm was the perfect setting for her bridal session. Her photos were against the amazing backdrop of sprawling farmland, a beautiful barn, and the inside of a countryside cabin.

Melissa & Ryan’s Wedding

The Virginia War Memorial was one of the most unique places we have ever shot a wedding! Melissa and Ryan, had this sacred memorial looking absolutely beautiful in Richmond, Virginia. They even incorporated several well-known RVA vendors in their reception that helped tie everything together perfectly!

Esita & Bhavesh’s Wedding

It’s easy to see just how happy Esita and Bhavesh truly are by the joyful expressions written all over their faces. It’s impossible to look through their images and not find yourself smiling right along with them!

Rosemary & Aaron’s Wedding

Rosemary and Aaron are the perfect example of relationship goals. We absolutely fell in love with capturing their perfect day!

Aya & Mustafa’s Wedding

We had an amazing time capturing this beautiful couple’s special day down in Charlotte, NC. Aya and Mustafa brought together family and friends to witness their vows in a gorgeous celebration of their love.

S&D Culinary Challenge

This year we had the pleasure of capturing the annual S&D Culinary Challenge. We enjoyed providing corporate photography and video for S&D Coffee & Tea. For those that don’t know, S&D is a premier supplier of coffee and tea. If you’ve ever had McDonald’s coffee, then you’ve enjoyed an S&D beverage!

Hailey & Cameron’s Highlight Film

Today, we are thrilled to share Hailey & Cameron’s beautiful wedding highlight film! On what turned out to be a gorgeous day, this couple brought together their friends and family to witness each other vow to spend a lifetime making memories together. We are often asked why filming a wedding day is so important. Well, simply put, a video captures moments that pictures simply cannot. For example, the excitement of getting ready on your wedding day, the emotion of reading your vows […]

Krupal & Vinal’s Wedding

Krupal and Vinal’s Indian wedding in Charlotte, NC was a sight to behold! Filled with beautiful traditions, amazing decor, and a couple that exemplifies true love, it’s easy to see why we’ll remember this wedding for many years to come.

Jackson’s Bar Mitzvah

In the spirit of Hanukkah, we’re sharing images from Jackson’s Bar Mitzvah earlier this year! At Afterglow, we enjoy capturing images from all types of ceremonies that bring families together in celebration. We hope you enjoy looking through these images and have a very happy holiday season!

Mouli & Manav’s Jamaica Wedding

We loved every second photographing Mouli & Manav’s stunning destination wedding in Jamaica! This multi-day, tropical paradise wedding was fit for a King & Queen. We simply couldn’t get enough of the gorgeous landscapes, exotic colors, and tradition-filled ceremonies. If ever there were a “can’t miss” event, this was it!

Maharani Weddings Feature

We are thrilled to be featured on Maharani Weddings website again! Pooja & Sean’s Raleigh, North Carolina wedding was filled with opportunities to capture amazing images. These images were chosen to be featured on Maharani’s website, which is considered to be one of the leading Indian wedding blog websites. We’d like to send a big thank you to Maharani for this honor! Click here to view the feature

Casey & Russell

We had an amazing time capturing this beautiful Washington, D.C. wedding on the rooftop of The LINE Hotel. This soccer playing, foodie life living, dog loving couple first met on Valentine’s Day in 2014. From that day on, these two were inseparable. With their friends and family gathered on this gorgeous day, Casey and Russell started their journey through life as a married couple.

Natasha & Roger

The story of these two amazing people began from opposite sides of the world when their parents immigrated to the United States to further their education. They met as tired medical students in college and quickly fell in love. Their wedding at the Ritz Carlton in Charlotte, NC was a beautiful fusion of Sikh and Hindu traditions. The images we were able to capture from their special day tells a story of love, friendship, and the joining of two families […]

Sara & Jared’s Wedding

This ridiculously cute couple, Sara and Jared, were married at the Athletic Club of Columbus in Ohio. In a wedding filled with a quirky mix of themes like romantic poetry, fantasy novels, and folklore, it wasn’t difficult for their guests to feel like they were attending a wedding in a fairy tale. From invitations written in beautiful calligraphy, to a reception area fit for royalty, and a wedding cake that resembled a stack of novels, this couple made sure to pull […]

Julianne + Patrick Wedding

Julianne and Patrick were all smiles on their big day at the Hunt at Selma in Virginia!  #thehuntisover2017

Jackie + Ben Wedding

Jackie and Ben had their engagement session out at Celebrations at the Reservoir…they also brought their pups!  The day was perfect, aside from Jackie locking her keys in the car when she went to get props!  Oh no!  We took a few more photos, but came back the next day to shoot the rest of the session!

Eleni + Vincent Wedding

Eleni and Vincent were married at the Kenmore Inn in Fredericksburg, VA in February.  The ceremony was only about seven minutes and may have been one of the quickest that we have ever shot!  Eleni said “Keep it quick” and that’s what their officiant did.  The reception was lead by an amazing “Ric Flair” entrance by Vincent, with Eleni leading the way of course.  Guests enjoyed donuts, cigars and of course, a night full of dancing!

Julianne + Patrick Engagement

Julianne and Patrick met me on a very chilly, windy March afternoon, but the sunshine was so beautiful that soon enough we all had totally forgot how cold it was!  It was so much fun getting to shoot on Monument Avenue for the first time, as well as at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts!

Pooja + Sean Engagement

I traveled down to familiar territory back in Charlotte, North Carolina to join these two for what was such a fun e-session.  We walked around the UNCC Botanical Gardens for a couple of hours and Pooja and Sean absolutely rocked it!

2016: A Year In Photos

2016 was an amazing year for Afterglow Creative.  We expanded our team, improved our craft and met lots of amazing couples and families that will enjoy our photos for the rest of our lives.  Here are a few of our favs from each wedding this year, in no particular order!

Nicole + Chris Wedding

This amazing couple were married on a slightly chilly day in December at Trump National Golf Course in Charlotte, NC!

Domonique + Nathan Engagement

Took a lovely fall stroll in Belle Isle with Domonique and Nathan in Richmond, Virginia!

Lindsay + Kelly Wedding

This amazing couple was married in Charlotte, North Carolina with an AMAZING reception at the Ballantyne Hotel!  

Amy + Steve Wedding

Even a hurricane couldn’t keep Steve and Amy from tying the knot in Charlotte, NC!

Megan + Amar Engagement

Megan and Amar flew me out to Cincinnati, Ohio for a little bit of a rainy engagement session!

Alisha + Nirav Wedding

This amazing couple was married in a slick, stylish Indian wedding in Uptown Charlotte!

Lindsay’s Bridals

This gorgeous bride and her mom came out to Ballantyne Country Club and we enjoyed a bridal session with the first time in her amazing dress!

Nicole + Chris Engagement

Nicole and Chris brought along their fur-baby to our session at the UNCC Botanical Gardens!

Amy’s Bridals

Amy’s lovely bridal session in Charlotte, NC.

Dancing With The Stars For The Pink House

We were honored to be a part of Carolina Breast Friends “Dancing With The Stars For The Pink House” event in Charlotte, NC!

Alisha + Nirav Engagement

Some of my favorites from Alisha and Nirav’s rainy engagement session in Uptown, Charlotte, NC.

Justine + Jay Wedding

One of the most lovely weddings that Afterglow had the pleasure of shooting.  Justine looked like a princess as she walked down the aisle!  It was amazing spending this special day with Justine and Jay at the Oaks Events in NC!