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Heidi & Jason | Clarendon Ballroom wedding | Arlington, VA

Heidi and Jason got married at the funky, retro, jive Clarendon Ballroom, under moravian stars and with some serious block-rockin’ beats. These two put so much work and love into their wedding and it really showed. Plus, they wanted to use our 15-minute pre-ceremony portrait window to do pictures on the metro escalators, which, needless to say, is incredibly rad. Heidi and Jason:

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The ladies started the day at the Westin Arlington Gateway.

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The boys were nearby at their apartment. Big thanks to Porter for coming out to help me with this one and hanging with the dudes.

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We scooted to Clarendon Ballroom for the first look and all the events.

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But not before a little trip to the metro.

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Go time.

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It was blazingly hot out, so we ran up to the rooftop for just a handful of formal portraits, before setting these two loose on a sea of hugs and congratulations.

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The grandmothers. Thank you, Porter.

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The wedding party, shunning formal announcements, rolled into the party rockin’ to “Boogie Shoes”.

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Instead of a bouquet toss, Heidi presented her bouquet to her grandparents.

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Congratulations, you guys!

Heidi & Jason’s vendor team:
Ceremony & Reception venue: Clarendon Ballroom
Getting ready venue: Westin Arlington Gateway
Caterer: Clarendon Ballroom
DJ: DJ D-Mac & Associates
Officiant: Rev. Bill Cochran, Say I Do Your Way
Cake: Heidelberg Bakery
Florist: Petal’s Edge
Makeup: Melissa Goss
Hair: Bridal Beauty Associates
Heidi’s dress: Pronovias, from Love Couture Bridal
Jason’s suit: J.Crew

facebook comments:

MaggieAugust 6, 2013 - 6:08 pm

Amber! These are some seriously beautiful shots!

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