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Welcome to Rebecca Barger Photography Blog!

Rebecca Barger was a top staff photographer for The Philadelphia Inquirer for many years. This is why her wedding images are unique.   Rebecca works as your personal photojournalist, from salon to cake cutting. Trust your wedding day images with a Pulitzer Prize nominee! 


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Let me know your wedding date and the venue for your reception and ceremony. I  will personally reply with options.  Tell me about your special day and what is most important to you!  Consider including your phone number.  ~Rebecca

Becca + Dave, Hotel du Village, New Hope

Becca + Dave  married at New Hope’s Hotel du Village on a gorgeous Sunday in May.

Becca + Dave had gorgeous ceremony weather,  after outdoor cocktails, we had a quick summer rainstorm which resulted in the water reflections.

Becca + Dave had gorgeous ceremony weather, after outdoor cocktails, we had a quick summer rainstorm which resulted in the water reflections.

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Lovely image of Becca in her Allure gown on her way to a first look with her groom at Hotel du Village, New Hope, PA.

Lovely image of Becca in her Allure gown on her way to a first look with her groom at Hotel du Village, New Hope, PA.

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Intricate bridal hair by Daneen Gensen at Hotel du Village.

Intricate bridal hair by Daneen Gensen at Hotel du Village.

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First look with the Becca and Dave.

First look with the Becca and Dave.

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Love this image of Becca and Dave through the original rustic glass at Hotel du Village.

Love this image of Becca and Dave through the original rustic glass at Hotel du Village.

Becca comes down the stairs carrying all of her gown.

Becca comes down the stairs carrying all of her gown.

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Bridal party at Hotel du Village.

Bridal party at Hotel du Village.

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A few family shots from Becca + Dave's wedding at Hotel du Village.

A few family shots from Becca + Dave’s wedding at Hotel du Village.

Detail shots from lovely Hotel du Village.

Detail shots from lovely Hotel du Village.

Becca is escorted by her father in her ceremony entrance.

Becca is escorted by her father in her ceremony entrance.

Love these trees that shape the ceremony platform at Hotel du Village.

Love these trees that shape the ceremony platform at Hotel du Village.

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Becca's dad serenaded the newlyweds during cocktails.

Becca’s dad serenaded the newlyweds during cocktails.

Ballroom at Hotel du Village.

Ballroom at Hotel du Village.

Look at that ballroom gown swirl during Becca and Dave's first dance!

Look at that ballroom gown swirl during Becca and Dave’s first dance!

Love the way you can see Becca's gown under their sweetheart table!

Love the way you can see Becca’s gown under their sweetheart table!

Toasts.

Toasts.

So sweet!

So sweet!

Parent dances.

Parent dances.

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Becca prepares for her wedding day at Hotel du Village in New Hope, PA.

Becca prepares for her wedding day at Hotel du Village in New Hope, PA.

Stephanie + Michael, Ellis Preserve

Stephanie + Michael married on a gorgeous afternoon in May at Ballroom at Ellis Preserve.

WOW, Rebecca!!  These are just fabulous!!! They all showcase all the fun we had and we look great!! Love the black and white one of Michael and I from behind in the grass, that is a big framer!  The day was so fun and wish we could go back. :) Thanks so much Rebecca! ~Stephanie

 

Stephanie prepares relaxes for a moment before she goes to see her groom for their first look at Ellis Preserve.

Stephanie prepares relaxes for a moment before she goes to see her groom for their first look at Ellis Preserve.

Paloma Blanca gown complete with pockets, purchased at La Bella Mode. Flowers by Fleur de lis Floral Philadelphia

Paloma Blanca gown complete with pockets, purchased at La Bella Mode. Flowers by Fleur de lis Floral Philadelphia

Stephanie's sister Heather and their mom help Stephanie get prepared.

Stephanie’s sister Heather and their mom help Stephanie get prepared.

Cosmetics by Beke Beau's Samantha, Hair by Studio H Color and Design.

Cosmetics by Beke Beau’s Samantha, Hair by Studio H Color and Design.

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Michael gets ready to see Stephanie at their First Look at Ellis Preserve.

Michael gets ready to see Stephanie at their First Look at Ellis Preserve.

Stephanie gets ready to see her groom at First Look.

Stephanie gets ready to see her groom at First Look.

Stephanie and Michael's First Look!

Stephanie and Michael’s First Look!

Cascading flowers decorate the archway that the couple  exchanges their vows, designed by Margaux St. Ledger of Fleur de lis Floral.

Cascading flowers decorate the archway that the couple exchanges their vows, designed by Margaux St. Ledger of Fleur de lis Floral.

Fun shot of the couple through the purple heather by Rebecca Barger.

Fun shot of the couple through the purple heather by Rebecca Barger.

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Michael and his groomsmen at Ellis Preserve.

Michael and his groomsmen at Ellis Preserve.

Stephanie and her bridesmaids at  the Ballroom at Ellis Presere.

Stephanie and her bridesmaids at the Ballroom at Ellis Presere.

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The couple shares a sweet moment prior to their wedding ceremony at Ellis Preserve.

The couple shares a sweet moment prior to their wedding ceremony at Ellis Preserve.

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Stephanie and Michael's families.

Stephanie and Michael’s families.

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Gorgeous outdoor ceremony decor by Fleur de lis Floral

Gorgeous outdoor ceremony decor by Fleur de lis Floral

Love this little moment between Stephanie and Michael at Ballroom at Ellis Preserve.

Love this little moment between Stephanie and Michael at Ballroom at Ellis Preserve.

Gorgeous outdoor ceremony decor by Fleur de lis Floral

Gorgeous outdoor ceremony decor by Fleur de lis Floral

What a lovely entrance Stephanie and her father made down the steps at Ellis Preserve and to her wedding ceremony.

What a lovely entrance Stephanie and her father made down the steps at Ellis Preserve and to her wedding ceremony.

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Sealed with a kiss!

Sealed with a kiss!

Just married, Stephanie and Michael at Ellis Preserve.

Just married, Stephanie and Michael at Ellis Preserve.

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Finley Catering's, Ballroom at Ellis Preserve, Fleur de lis Floral decor.

Finley Catering’s, Ballroom at Ellis Preserve, Fleur de lis Floral decor.

First dance! Entertainment by Beverly Hills Entertainment.

First dance! Entertainment by Beverly Hills Entertainment.

Maid of honor, Heather gives her toasts.

Maid of honor, Heather gives her toasts.

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Termini Brother's cake along with some cake fun.

Termini Brother’s cake along with some cake fun.

Wedding reception entertainment by Beverly Hills Entertainment.

Wedding reception entertainment by Beverly Hills Entertainment.

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Stephanie and Michael share a private dance between the columns in the gorgeous Ellis Preserve.

Stephanie and Michael share a private dance between the columns in the gorgeous Ellis Preserve.

Jackie + Tim, Knowlton Mansion

Jackie + Tim married at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Marlton, NJ, and celebrated at Knowlton Mansion in Philadelphia.

Rebecca, we LOVE all of those pictures! Everything turned out awesome. You guys were the best!  We will definitely be recommending you!  ~Tim 
The newlyweds listen to the  two Maid of honor's speech.

The newlyweds snuggle at their sweetheart table while listening to the bridal party speeches at Knowlton Mansion, Phila.

Gorgeous gown, Badgley Mischka's and lovely rings!

Gorgeous gown, Badgley Mischka’s and lovely rings!

The 'maids in their robes!

The ‘maids in their robes!

Love the way Jackie's mom is looking at her.

Love the way Jackie’s mom is looking at her.

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Tim prepares for his wedding day with his family.

Tim prepares for his wedding day with his family.

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The flower girl and ring bearer get ready at St. Joan of Arc Parish.

The flower girl and ring bearer get ready at St. Joan of Arc Parish.

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I just can't resist shooting when kids are kids.

Love it when kids are kids!

Jackie puts Tims ring on during their ring exchange at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Marlton.

Jackie puts Tims ring on during their ring exchange at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Marlton.

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Love this moment between the newlyweds at Knowlton  Mansion.

Love this moment between the newlyweds at Knowlton Mansion.

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Tim and Jackie share a kiss in the wine cellar at Knowlton Mansion.

Tim and Jackie share a kiss in the wine cellar at Knowlton Mansion.

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Jackie and Tim are on the top floor of Knowlton Mansion, getting ready to greet their guests.

Jackie and Tim are on the top floor of Knowlton Mansion, getting ready to greet their guests.

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Conroy Catering at Knowlton Mansion.

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Jackie and Tim’s first dance underneath the Italian lights, so pretty!

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Cigar roller and cigars on the back porch!

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Cigars on Knowlton Mansion's back porch!

Cigars on Knowlton Mansion’s back porch!

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The band 2nd Vision packed the dance floor at Knowlton Mansion.

The band 2nd Vision packed the dance floor at Knowlton Mansion.

What a surprise, Jackie had Tim masks on a stick for the guests!

What a surprise, Jackie had Tim masks on a stick for the guests!

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Best Wishes Jackie and Tim! ~rebecca barger

Best Wishes Jackie and Tim! ~rebecca barger

Bali, Indonesia

Alecia and Marc walk down the aisle after their wedding ceremony in Canggu Beach, North Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.

 

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Wedding ceremony, Canguu, Bali.

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Alecia prepares for her wedding day.

Alecia prepares for her wedding day.

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Finishing up the wedding vows.

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Finishing up the wedding vows.

Finishing up the wedding vows.

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The groom's beautiful tattoo.

The groom’s beautiful tattoo.

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Wedding ceremony Canggu, Bali.

Wedding ceremony Canggu, Bali.

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Roasted pig, chicken satay and banana leaves!

Roasted pig, chicken satay and banana leaves!

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Meagan + Angelina, Brantwyn Estate

Meagan + Angelina married on a lovely day in March at Brantwyn Estate, DE.

Hey Rebecca!  They are beautiful!  We can’t wait for the rest of them!! We can’t thank you enough for the wonderful job you did!  You were amazing and everyone loved you guys!  We had a blast at our wedding and it seemed that everyone else did too!  We truly feel that you and Laurie are the best photographers we could have ever asked for!  THANK YOU AGAIN!!! ~Meagan and Angelina

Meagan + Angie on their wedding day on the grounds of Brantwyn Estate.  Rebecca Barger Photography.

Meagan + Angie on their wedding day on the grounds of Brantwyn Estate. Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Angelina receives some hair spray from her mom as they prepare for her wedding.

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First Look for the couple on the staircase at Brantwyn Estate.

First Look for the couple on the staircase at Brantwyn Estate.

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Just Married!  Brantwyn Estate

Just Married! Brantwyn Estate

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Best Wishes Meagan and Angelina!  ~rebecca barger,  Brantwyn Estate

Best Wishes Meagan and Angelina! ~rebecca barger,
Brantwyn Estate

Tracey + Tim, Finely Catering, Union Trust

Tracey + Tim married at Finley Catering’s Union Trust on a cool, winter Saturday.

 

Tracey + Tim share a wedding day kiss a few minutes after first seeing each other on their wedding day.

Tracey + Tim share a wedding day kiss a few minutes after first seeing each other on their wedding day.

A lovely Martina Liana gown from Philly Bride and Tracey's wedding day jewelry, oh, and fun shoes!

A lovely Martina Liana gown from Philly Bride and Tracey’s wedding day jewelry, oh, and fun shoes!

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Badly Mischka's in a bold red! Flowers by Fabufloras.

Badly Mischka’s in a bold red! Flowers by Fabufloras.

Tracey in her Martina Liana gown from Philly Bride, hair by Amanda D'Andrea, flowers by Fabufloras.

Tracey in her Martina Liana gown from Philly Bride, hair by Amanda D’Andrea, flowers by Fabufloras.

Tim gets ready with his family.

Tim gets ready with his family.

First Look for the couple, at The Monaco in Philadelphia.

First Look for the couple, at The Monaco in Philadelphia.

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Bridal cosmetics by Cheekadee.

There are those gorgeous Badly Mischka's!

There are those gorgeous Badly Mischka’s!

Love their embrace in Philadelphia's Independence Hall National Park

Love their embrace in Philadelphia’s Independence Hall National Park

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Cosmetics by Cheekadee, hair by Amanda D’Andrea.

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A quick break during the day, getting ready for ceremony - Rebecca Barger Photography.

A quick break during the day, getting ready for ceremony – Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Finley Catering's Union Trust all ready for the ceremony to being.

Finley Catering’s Union Trust all ready for the ceremony to being.

What a dramatic entrance Tracey makes as she descends the marble staircase.

What a dramatic entrance Tracey makes as she descends the marble staircase.

I love this image of Tracey's dad waiting for her at the bottom of the stairs.

I love this image of Tracey’s dad waiting for her at the bottom of the stairs.

Tracey and Tim say "I do" at Union Trust.

Tracey and Tim say “I do” at Union Trust.

Union Trust decor by Fabulfloras.

Union Trust decor by Fabulfloras.

A LOVE ice sculpture by Finley Catering, decor of Union Trust by Fabulfloras.

A LOVE ice sculpture by Finley Catering, decor of Union Trust by Fabulfloras.

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Toasts and hugs!

Toasts and hugs!

Parent Dances at Union Trust.

Parent Dances at Union Trust.

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Congratulations Tracey + Tim, Best Wishes Always! ~rebecca barger photography

Congratulations Tracey + Tim, Best Wishes Always! ~rebecca barger photography

Lauren + John, Ballroom at the Ben

Lauren + John married at St. John the Evangelist and celebrated at Ballroom at The Ben, it was a chilly Saturday in January — but everyone was willing to go outside for a few photos!

Can’t find the words to describe my excitement when I saw our wedding photos!  So amazing, Rebecca  - you are so talented,  these pictures are a dream!!!! We are so happy and SO thankful for incredible family and friends who celebrated with us!!!  Absolutely incredible photos! ~Lauren

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What a great big laugh from Lauren during their wedding ceremony!

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What a FUN bridal party!

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A quick dance on the balcony at Finley Catering’s Ballroom at The Ben.

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