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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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For detailed options, please e-mail me at  rebecca@rebeccabarger.com

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

Karen + Jim, Pomme, a Peachtree & Ward Venue

Hi Rebecca,  we just spent the last 2.5 hours going through the entire gallery the first time.  Thank you for preserving these special moments.  You each did a  remarkable job capturing our wedding day from beginning to end, and injected an artistic quality giving the images such depth.   We love each and every photo. We can’t thank you enough, Rebecca.   ~Karen + Jim

Karen and Jim married on an Autumn afternoon at Pomme, a Peachtree and Ward venue.  You must truly admire a bride wearing vintage Armani and red rain boots!  Wedding Coordination by Proud to Plan.

Karen + Jim married at beautiful Pomme.  Sometimes a little bit of rain can be quite a lovely thing! Wedding coordination and decor by Proud to Plan.

Karen + Jim married at beautiful Pomme. Sometimes a little bit of rain can be quite a lovely thing! Wedding coordination and decor by Proud to Plan.

Karen + Jim have a romantic  wedding day kiss under the umbrella at Pomme, a Peachtree and Ward venue.

Karen + Jim have a romantic wedding day kiss under the umbrella at Pomme, a Peachtree and Ward venue.

Karen is certainly a beauty with her bridal bouquet by Amaranth Florist, hair by Up Your Do, cosmetics by Carie Brescia.

Karen is certainly a beauty with her bridal bouquet by Amaranth Florist, hair by Up Your Do, cosmetics by Carie Brescia.

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First Look for Karen and Jim in the garden at Pomme.

First Look for Karen and Jim in the garden at Pomme.

Karen and Jim at Pomme, a Peachtree and Ward venue, Karen is wearing her vintage Armani.

Karen and Jim at Pomme, a Peachtree and Ward venue, Karen is wearing her vintage Armani.

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See the fantastic  Kate Spade license plate purse for Karen to carry on her wedding day.

See the fantastic Kate Spade license plate purse for Karen to carry on her wedding day.

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Love this image of Karen and Jim snuggling in the  garden at Pomme, A Peachtree + Ward venue.

Love this image of Karen and Jim snuggling in the garden at Pomme, A Peachtree + Ward venue.

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Love this candid of Karen slipping on her rain boots!

Love this candid of Karen slipping on her rain boots!

Wedding ceremony at Pomme, officiated by Andy Mahaney, The Wedding Planner.

Wedding ceremony at Pomme, officiated by Andy Mahaney, The Wedding Pastor.

Congratulations, Karen and Jim are married!

Congratulations, Karen and Jim are married!

Fantastic cocktail hour featuring Peachtree and Ward's catering.

Fantastic cocktail hour featuring Peachtree and Ward’s catering.

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Gorgeous decor at Pomme, by Proud To Plan, flowers by Amaranth Florist, lighting by Synergetic and cake by Clay's Corner Creative Bakery.

Gorgeous decor at Pomme, by Proud To Plan, flowers by Amaranth Florist, lighting by Synergetic and cake by Clay’s Corner Creative Bakery.

Varied table sizes  add to the lovely decor at Pomme, a Peachtree and Ward venue.

Varied table sizes add to the lovely decor at Pomme, a Peachtree and Ward venue.

Lots of fun things for Karen and Jim reflecting their love of NYC and Philadelphia.

Lots of fun things for Karen and Jim reflecting their love of NYC and Philadelphia.

First Dance for Karen and Jim, entertainment by Synergetic Sound.

First Dance for Karen and Jim, entertainment by Synergetic Sound.

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Cake by Clay's Corner Creative Baker.

Desserts were passed hors d’oeuvre style on the dance floor  by Peachtree and Ward.  Cake cutting at Pomme, Cake by Clay’s Corner Creative Baker.

What a fun sparkler exit on the bridge outside Pomme.

What a fun sparkler exit on the bridge outside Pomme.

 

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Steph + Zack, Aronimink Golf Club

Stephanie and Zack are shown photographed through her veil on their gorgeous autumn wedding day at The Aronimink Golf Club, cosmetics by Cheekadee, hair by Brides by Beneditti.

Hi Rebecca,Wow -this was so exciting!  We love them!! Absolutely cannot wait to see the full gallery! Great job! Thank you, Rebecca!!!  ~Steph
Steph + Zack  married at Aronimick Golf Club in Newtown Square, PA.

Steph + Zack married at Aronimick Golf Club in Newtown Square, PA.

Steph's cosmetics were by Cheekadee and hair by Up Your Do, wedding day florals by Sullivan Owen.

Steph’s cosmetics were by Cheekadee , wedding day florals by Sullivan Owen.

Gorgeous wedding day hair by Up Your Do, cosmetics by Cheekadee and bridal bouquet by Sullivan Owen.

Gorgeous wedding day hair by Brides by Benedetti, cosmetics by Cheekadee and bridal bouquet by Sullivan Owen.

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Starting wedding day with champagne in the Rolls Royce!  Rebecca Barger Photography.

Starting wedding day with champagne in the Rolls Royce! Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Gorgeous autumn wedding day images on the grounds of Aronimink Golf Club, Rebecca Barger Photography.

Steph and Zack on the lovely grounds of the Aronimink Golf Club, her gown is Robert Bullock purchased at Designer Loft Bridal in NYC.

Steph and Zack on the lovely grounds of the Aronimink Golf Club, her gown is Robert Bullock purchased at Designer Loft Bridal in NYC.

Stephanie, such a beautiful autumn bride, cosmetics by Cheekadee and  hair by Up Your Do, Rebecca Barger Photography.

Stephanie, such a beautiful autumn bride, cosmetics by Cheekadee , Rebecca Barger Photography.

Wedding day images on the golf course of Aronimink Golf Club.

Wedding day images on the golf course of Aronimink Golf Club.

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Three lovely ladies, Stephanie with her mom and sister.

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Lovely decor of the Aronimink Ballroom by  Sullivan Owen Floral & Event Design.

Lovely decor of the Aronimink Ballroom by Sullivan Owen Floral & Event Design.

Steph and Zack's first dance, entertainment by Soul Patch Philly.

Steph and Zack’s first dance, entertainment by Soul Patch Philly.

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Entertainment by Soul Patch Philly.

Entertainment by Soul Patch Philly.

Any bride that crowd surfs at her very own wedding, is my kinda bride!!

Any bride that crowd surfs at her very own wedding, is my kinda bride!!

Steph and Zack ended their wedding day with a sparkler exit!  Best Wishes Always, Steph + Zack!

Steph and Zack ended their wedding day with a sparkler exit! Best Wishes Always, Steph + Zack!

Julie + Mike, Naval Square, Philadelphia

Julie + Mike married on a September afternoon at Naval Square in Philadelphia.

Hi Rebecca!  The pictures look amazing! They are exactly what we had hoped for. Great job!  Thanks again! ~Julie & Mike

 

Julie and Mike married on the lawn at Naval Square, Philadelphia, flowers by Fabufloras.

Julie and Mike married with Philadelphia skyline as their backdrop, flowers by Fabufloras, Rebecca Barger Photography.

Julie and Mike on their wedding day in Philadelphia.

Julie and Mike on their wedding day in Philadelphia, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Julie + Mike share a quiet moment on their wedding day, Philadelphia.

Julie + Mike share a quiet moment on their wedding day, Philadelphia.

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Mike and Julie on their wedding day, Philadelphia, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Gorgeous photos by Kerry at Fabufloras, Phila.

Gorgeous photos by Kerry at Fabufloras, Phila.

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A mariachi band arrives to help celebrate Julie + Mike's wedding!

A mariachi band arrives to help celebrate Julie + Mike’s wedding!

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Best Wishes Always, Julie + Mike!!! ~rebecca barger photography

Lindsay + Jason, Mercer Oaks Golf Club, Princeton Junction

 

Lindsay + Jason married at Mercer Oaks Golf Club, but FIRST, they ran off for a dip in the ocean! Congratulations, Lindsay + Jason, you certainly are going to have a fun life together!

Thanks, Rebecca, I love it!  ~ Lindsay

Lindsay + Jason head to the beach for a quick swim before their ceremony,  Just kidding, Rebecca Barger Photography.

Lindsay + Jason head to the beach for a quick swim before their ceremony. Just kidding.

 

Lyndsay's hair was a work of art, gorgeous gown from Macy's, NYC.

Lindsay’s hair was a work of art, gorgeous gown from Macy’s, NYC.

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Love the woody that Lindsay + Jason borrowed for their wedding day!

Love the woody that Lindsay + Jason borrowed for their wedding day!

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Lovely decor by Janet's Weddings at Mercer Oak's Golf Club in Princeton Junction.

Lovely decor by Janet’s Weddings at Mercer Oak’s Golf Club in Princeton Junction.

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Parent dances!

Parent dances!

Lindsay + Jason's reception was ruled by the children! Such fun!

Lindsay + Jason’s reception was ruled by the children! Such fun!

Congratulations Lindsay + Jason!  Best Wishes Always!

Congratulations Lindsay + Jason! Best Wishes Always!

Carissa + Lawrence, Down Town Club, Philadelphia

Carissa + Lawrence married at Church of the Holy Trinity and celebrated at Cescaphe’s Down Town Club, in Philadelphia.

Rebecca, they look FANTASTIC!!   Thank you so much for ALL your hard work!  I am already in love with the photos, can’t wait to see the rest. Your work is very appreciated, Rebecca, and we love the preview. 
~Carissa & Lawrence

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Badgley Mischka bridal shoes.

Badgley Mischka bridal shoes.

Carissa prepares for her wedding  at The Franklin,  gorgeous Kenneth Winston gown.

Carissa prepares for her wedding at The Franklin, gorgeous Kenneth Winston gown, Rebecca Barger Photography, Philadelphia.

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Gorgeous hotel venue in Philadelphia, perfect location for the bride to get ready, The Franklin Hotel at Independence Park.

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Lawrence prepares at The Franklin.

Lawrence prepares at The Franklin.

Love this image of Lawrence, just a few minutes before he sees his bride.

Love this image of Lawrence, just a few minutes before he sees his bride.

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First Look with their dog, Nala.

First Look with their dog, Nala.

Carissa + Lawrence, flowers by Beautiful Blooms.

Carissa + Lawrence, hair and make-up by Fresh Breath of Hair, flowers by Beautiful Blooms.

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Wedding photo session with couple at Independence National Historic Park, Rebecca Barger Photography, Philadelphia.

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Carissa heads down the aisle with her parents at Church of the Holy Trinity in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia.

Carissa heads down the aisle with her parents at Church of the Holy Trinity in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia.

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Beautiful wedding ceremony location, Rittenhouse Square, Church of the Holy Trinity, Phila.

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Great wedding ceremony location for Carissa + Lawrence, Church of Holy Trinity, Phila.

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Cescaphe's Down Town Club offers lots of photography options.

Cescaphe’s Down Town Club offers lots of photography options.

A just married bride and groom celebrate the end of their photography session and head to their reception at Cescaphe's Down Town Club, flowers by Beautiful Blooms.

A just married bride and groom celebrate the end of their photography session and head to their reception at Cescaphe‘s Down Town Club, flowers by Beautiful Blooms.

 

Decor at Cescaphe's Down Town Club, flowers by Beautiful Blooms.

Look, their doggie is on the wedding cake! Catering by Cescaphe Events,decor at Down Town Club, by Beautiful Blooms.

Carissa and Lawrence's first dance at the  Down Town Club.

Carissa and Lawrence’s first dance at the Down Town Club.

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Lawrence and his groomsmen turn their jackets inside out!

Lawrence and his groomsmen turn their jackets inside out!

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Entertainment by EBE Entertainment and a wild groomsman.

Entertainment by EBE Entertainment and a wild groomsman.

 

 

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Best Wishes Carissa + Larry!!

 

Rachel + Stuart, Hyatt at Bellevue

Hi Rebecca!  WOW!  We absolutely love the pictures!  You are so incredibly talented.  We have already received so many wonderful compliments on the beautiful photographs!  The many special moments and the emotions that you captured have allowed us to re-live parts of that day.  We could not be more grateful!   Thank you so much, again, Rebecca!  You are the BEST!!!  
Rachel & Stu
Rachel and Stu married at The Hyatt at the Bellevue.  Wedding gown from Nicole Bridal, cosmetics by Dylan Michael and hair by Up Your Do, each based in Jenkintown.
Rachel and Stuart married at the Hyatt at The Bellevue.   Cosmetics by Dylan Michael Cosmetics, hair by Up Your Do.

Rachel and Stuart married at the Hyatt at The Bellevue. Cosmetics by Dylan Michael Cosmetics, hair by Up Your Do.

Rachel's details!  Sareh Nouri gown from Nicole Bridal.

Rachel’s details! Sareh Nouri gown from Nicole Bridal.

Rachel's cosmetics by Cindy Singer at Dylan Michael Cosmetics, hair by Jill Kozar from Up Your Do in Jenkintown.

Rachel’s cosmetics by Cindy Singer at Dylan Michael Cosmetics, hair by Jill Kozar from Up Your Do in Jenkintown.

Wedding day hugs from Mom and Grand mom.

Wedding day hugs from Mom and Grand mom.

Rachel opens her wedding day gift from Stuart, an embroidered handkerchief.

Rachel opens her wedding day gift from Stuart, an embroidered handkerchief.

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Sareh Nouri gown from Nicole Bridal, Up Your Do hair and Dylan Michael Cosmetics.

Sareh Nouri gown from Nicole Bridal, Up Your Do hair and Dylan Michael Cosmetics.

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First look at the Hyatt at The Bellevue.

First look at the Hyatt at The Bellevue.

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Gorgeous Sareh Nouri gown from Nicole Bridal, Jenkintown, Rebecca Barger Photography.

Gorgeous Sareh Nouri gown from Nicole Bridal, Jenkintown, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Ketubah signing at Hyatt at The Bellevue.

Ketubah signing at Hyatt at The Bellevue.

Rachel's mother comforts her during a couple preceremony tears…

Rachel’s mother comforts her during a couple preceremony tears…

A certain someone almost stole the show!

A certain someone almost stole the show!

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Congratulations, Stuart and Rachel!

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Mazel Tov, Stuart and Rachel!

Mazel Tov, Stuart and Rachel!

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The classic and gorgeous Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Philadelphia, flowers by Carl Alan Floral Design.

The classic and gorgeous Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Philadelphia, flowers by Carl Alan Floral Design.

Rachel and Stuart's first dance on their wedding day,  in the Grand Ballroom at The Hyatt at Bellevue, Philadelphia.

Rachel and Stuart’s first dance on their wedding day, in the Grand Ballroom at The Hyatt at Bellevue, Philadelphia.

The couple ends their first dance with a romantic dip, in the Grand Ballroom at The Hyatt at Bellevue, Phila., entertainment by EBE Barcelona.

The couple ends their first dance with a romantic dip, in the Grand Ballroom at The Hyatt at Bellevue, Phila., entertainment by EBE Barcelona.

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Rachel and Stuart dance their hora, entertainment by EBE Barcelona.

Rachel and Stuart dance their hora, entertainment by EBE Barcelona.

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EBE Barcelona performs on the dance floor with the guests at the Hyatt at The Bellevue.

EBE Barcelona performs on the dance floor with the guests at the Hyatt at The Bellevue.

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Best Wishes, Rachel and Stuart, thank you for letting us document your special day!

Best Wishes, Rachel and Stuart, thank you for letting us document your special day!

Ali + Dave, Laurita Winery

Ali + Dave married at one of my favorite wedding venue’s, Laurita Winery, planning and decor by Proud To Plan.

Hi Rebecca, Eeeekkkk they’re beautiful! We Love them! Seeing these pics from our beautiful amazing wedding made both our days! Thank you for sending! We Cannot Wait to see the rest!!!!!!!! :-)
Warm regards, Ali 

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Wow, I love the contrast in the glamorous details and the rustic winery venue, check out those Badgley Mischka shoes!

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Lovely shot of Alii and Dave in the vineyard with Laurita Winery in the background.

Lovely shot of Ali and Dave in the vineyard with Laurita Winery in the background.

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The ring bearer and flower girl, so sweet!!

The ring bearer and flower girl, so sweet!!

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A dramatic and lovely entrance Ali made during the processional of her wedding ceremony at Laurita Winery, planning / decor by Proud To Plan.

A dramatic and lovely entrance Ali made during the processional of her wedding ceremony at Laurita Winery, planning / decor by Proud To Plan.

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Congratulations Ali & Dave!!  Rebecca Barger Photography at Laurita Winery, Proud To Plan.

Congratulations Ali & Dave!! Rebecca Barger Photography at Laurita Winery, Conroy Catering, Proud To Plan.

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Laurita Winery lighting by Centerstage Entertainement, Cake by Conroy Catering.

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Glamourous wedding day details at Conroy Catering’s Laurita Winery, by Proud to Plan Flowers and decor by In Full Bloom.

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Best Wishes Always, Dave + Ali!  ~ Rebecca Barger, Conroy Catering, Proud to Plan.

Best Wishes Always, Dave + Ali! ~ Rebecca Barger, Conroy Catering, Proud to Plan.

Sarah & Chris, Knowlton Mansion

Sarah & Chris married at Foxchase Methodist Church and celebrated at Knowlton Mansion.

Rebecca, these photos are absolutely incredible! Thank you so much for  being there with us that day :)”  ~Chris, a happy groom

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Sarah and Chris married at Foxchase Methodist Church and celebrated at Knowlton Mansion.

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Sarah’s sister helps her get into her wedding gown.

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Sarah arrives at Foxchase Methodist Church for her wedding ceremony. Flowers Etcetera by Denise.

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Sarah & Chris’s first dance at Conroy Catering’s Knowlton Mansion.

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Sarah & Chris share a quick dance in the wine cellar at Knowlton Mansion.

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It’s always nice when Charles Barkley is a wedding guest!

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Knowlton Mansion’s dance floor is packed, wedding cake by Conroy Catering.

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Sarah and Chris share an end of the evening moment at Conroy Catering’s firepit. Best wishes always, Sarah & Chris.

Carly + Joe, Rittenhouse Hotel

Carly + Joe share a close moment during a little spring rain at The Rittenhouse Hotel on their wedding day.

Hi Rebecca, Thank you so much.   You captured so many amazing moments and I know Joe and I will treasure the photos for many years to come.  The pictures really make me smile, thank you for documenting our wedding so beautifully!  ~Carly

Le Suppose di Gio, from The Wedding Shoppe in Wayne, floral and decor by Lamsback Floral Decorators.

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Carly + Joe share a close moment during a little spring rain at The Rittenhouse Hotel on their wedding day. Carly’s beautiful gown and veil is from the Italian designer Le Spose di Gio, from The Wedding Shoppe in Wayne, boutonniere by Lamsback Floral Decorators.

 

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Carly’s cosmetics by Julie Kate & Co.

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Carly’s lovely wedding gown by Le Suppose di Gio, from The Wedding Shoppe in Wayne, at The Rittenhouse Hotel, bouquet by Lamsback Floral Decorators.

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First Look for Carly and Joe at The Rittenhouse!

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Gorgeous ceremony flowers and decor at The Rittenhouse by Lamsback Floral Decorators, Phila.

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Carly circles Joe before they proceed under the chuppah at The Rittenhouse.

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Gorgeous wedding reception decor at The Rittenhouse Hotel by Lamsback Floral Decorators.

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Hora! Entertainment by Sid Miller Dance Band, Rittenhouse Hotel.

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I love this photo, I love the “family table” and the children being included, the happiness on everyone’s face, the gorgeous flowers, Rittenhouse Hotel, Lamsback Floral Decorators, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Toshi Dollfille, artist, model.

Toshi Dollfille, models custom birdcage by Nicole Bridal, gown by Ian Stuart.

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Toshi Dollfille, model, artist, make-up artist, wearing Ian Stuart Bridal.

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Lauren + Charlie, Cescaphe Ballroom

Lauren + Charlie married at St. Augustine Church and celebrated at Cescaphe Ballroom.

Rebecca freaking Barger are you kidding me with these pictures?!?!? They are so awesome we are thrilled and so excited to see the rest, you captured our moments so perfectly!!  Just gorgeous we could not be happier!!  Thank you thank you thank you!!!  ~Lauren

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Hey Look!!! My mom and dad are getting married today!!

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Wedding bouquet by Beautiful Blooms, Gown by Maggie Sottero, Rebecca Barger Photography, Philadelphia.

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Gorgeous cosmetics by Beke Beau and Hair by Amanda D’Andrea.

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First Look for Lauren and Charlie at Loew’s Hotel!

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Lovely gown by Maggie Sottero, from K & B Bridals.

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Most awesome wedding purse on earth, by Kate Spade!

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Love this Philadelphia black and white wedding day image, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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A great big “I do” kiss and hug during their ceremony at St. Augustine Church. Apparently, a certain ring bearer had a very long walk down the aisle!

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Go Midge, Go!!!

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Francesca + Brian, Union League

Francesca + Brian dance their first dance in Lincoln Hall at The Union League in Philadelphia, entertainment by EBE’s Dreamtime.   One of my favorite parts of a wedding day is the first dance, I love how the bridal party, the guests and your family stand in honor of your just married status! I particularly love this this photo from The Union League as it reminds me of a still photo from a mid-century film.

Hi Rebecca, the pictures are beautiful!  It was so great working with you the day of our wedding, you captured so many of the moments so perfectly – especially the photos of our first dance.  Thank you so much for all that you have done!    Sincerely,  Francesca 
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Newlyweds Francesca + Brian have their first dance in Lincoln Hall at the Union League, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Flowers by Carl Alan, gown from Saks, shoes by Manolo Blahnik, hair and cosmetics by Studio CL, at The Union League.

 

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Francesca’s mom and sister helper her prepare, gorgeous veil and gown from Saks, at The Union League.

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Beautiful first look in The Library at The Union League, Philadelphia.

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It was a warm January day for outdoor photos and we were thrilled we could get some classic Philadelphia shots!

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Love this candid photo outside of the Union League, Philadelphia, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Ketubah signing in The Library at The Union League, Philadelphia.

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Union League ceremony, decor, lighting and flowers by Carl Alan.

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The Union League’s classic Lincoln Hall, gorgeous decor and lighting by Carl Alan Florists.

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Entertainment at The Union League by EBE’s Dreamtime, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Entertainment at Francesca & Brian’s wedding by EBE’s Dreamtime, Philadelphia.

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Retrospect 2015

2015 offered lots of  interesting couples and  a trip to Cuba!  I accepted an offer to share my photography with Cuban photography students.   I am currently booking weddings for 2016 & 2017.   Special Offers for weddings with dates prior to June 1, 2016.  Let me know your date, locations,   rebecca@rebeccabarger.com  

Happy New Year to You!  ~rebecca   215. 460. 2229

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After the ceremony kiss in Philadelphia, wedding reception at Sheraton Society Hill.

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Rain on your wedding day? We’ll still get great photos, like this one on Broad Street in Philadelphia! Reception with Finley Catering at Phila. ‘s Crystal Tea Room.

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Elizabeth and her gorgeous ‘maids in their spring-like coral gowns on the steps of a Philadelphia icon, reception at Ballroom at The Ben.

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Elizabeth’s mother gives her just dressed daughter a joy filled smile as she helps adjust her veil. Reception with Finley Catering at Ballroom at The Ben.

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Brett dips his high school sweetheart (now his wife), Evin, during their first dance at the Crystal Tea Room.

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Lovely late spring wedding in Cape May, NJ, Philadelphia wedding photography, Rebecca Barger.

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Mike plays it cool as his new wife, Hannah cannot contain her excitement as they come down the aisle at Immaculate Conception BVM Church in Jenkintown, flowers by Carl Alan Floral Design.

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A few of my gorgeous brides preparing for their wedding day, Laurita Winery, Sheraton Society Hill, Ballroom at The Ben, Cescaphe Event Group, Carl Alan Floral Designs.

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Woo Hoo, just married in Cape May, NJ!

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First look, ceremony and reception both at Loews Hotel, Philadelphia.

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Lovely gown by Bijou Bridal, gorgeous bouquet by Beautiful Blooms, Phila.

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Some of my beautiful brides preparing to marry at National Museum of American Jewish History, Trust, Ballroom at The Ben, Philmont Country Club.

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Glamorous Justin Alexander gown from Jay West, hair by Amanda D’Andrea, cosmetics by Carie Brescia, Aldie Mansion.

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Yikes, my mom and dad are getting married!! Wedding at Finley Catering’s Union Trust.

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The couples parents enjoy themselves! Wedding reception images from National Jewish History Museum, Ballroom at Ben and Philmont Country Club.

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Garden wedding antics at Philadelphia’s Morris Arboretum.

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It’s always fun to have such a excited maid of honor! Ceremony and reception at Crystal Tea Room.

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Tears of joy during the ketubah ceremony at the National Jewish History Museum, Carl Alan Floral Design.

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Philadephia wedding photography by Rebecca Barger, Jenkintown.

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Sharing secrets during their wedding reception at Finley Catering’s Union Trust on Chestnut St., Philadelphia.

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Bridal party making jokes at the couple’s expense, Philadelphia.

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EBE’s Dreamtime entertains the newlyweds in the Millennium Ballroom at Loews Hotel.

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Newlyweds enjoy the breeze on the balcony, with the Philadelphia skyline at the National Museum of American Jewish History, NJHM.

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A quick little dance at The National Museum of American Jewish History, NMAJH, in Philadelphia.

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Beautiful ceremony at Loews Hotel, Carl Alan Floral Design’s decor looks AMAZING!

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Parent Dance at Finley Catering’s Union Trust, Philadelphia.

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We took advantage of the spring snow to get a few pictures in Philadelphia, reception at Ballroom at The Ben.

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Couple outside the National Museum of American Jewish History, Pronovias gown from Bridal Garden, NJ.

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Breaking the glass at the Morris Hotel, Philadelphia!

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A sweet kiss near Independence Hall, Philadelphia, reception at Union Trust.

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First Dance!

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A sweet little kiss in the garden at Morris Arboretum.

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Cheers to the newlyweds at Fonthill Castle, Doylestown, PA.

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Philadelphia street scene with soon-to-be-married couple, Cescaphe Event Group!

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Of course let’s include your dog in your photos, bridal flowers by Beautiful Blooms Events. 

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Let’s just say this photo was the groom’s idea!!

 

I was fortunate to travel to Cuba in 2015!  Collections of my images were published in two places, The Smithsonian Magazine at: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/these-photos-from-Cuba-place-you-in-the-boxing-ring-180955780/

Also 24 images of my images were published in Yahoo News at:  http://news.yahoo.com/photos/wedding-photographer-rebecca-barger-looks-at-cuba-slideshow/havana-photo-1424153930700.html

 

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I was fortunate to travel to Cuba in 2015! These images are from Havana, Cuba, Rebecca Barger Wedding Photography.

 

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Photos from Havana, Cuba, 2015, Rebecca Barger Photography.

Lauren + Wes, Laurita Winery

Lauren + Wes married in October at fabulous Laurita Winery.

Rebecca-The pictures are stunning, we love them!!! You did such an amazing job of capturing all the great moments from that night. We couldn’t have asked for a better weather to lend itself to  the  beauty  Laurita Winery offered us on our wedding day.  Have a Happy a Thanksgiving! ~Lauren & Wes 

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Wedding day photos in the vineyard at Laurita Winery, Rebecca Barger Photography, Philadelphia.

Lovely wedding at Laurita Winery in fall, creative images by  Rebecca Barger Photography, Conroy Catering, Philaelphia.

Lovely wedding at Laurita Winery in fall, creative images by Rebecca Barger Photography, Conroy Catering, Philaelphia.

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Laurita Winery Catering by Conroy Catering, Philadelphia

Laurita Winery Catering by Conroy Catering, Philadelphia

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Evin + Brett, Crystal Tea Room

Evin + Brett had a lovely October ceremony and celebration both at Finley Catering’s Crystal Tea Room.

Hi Rebecca, These pictures came out amazing!!!!  I can’t stop smiling and couldn’t possibly pick a favorite.   Incredibly nicely done – can’t wait to show them off at Thanksgiving!!   THANK YOU!  
-Brett and Evin 

 

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Evin and Brett enjoy their first dance at their wedding reception at The Crystal Tea Room, entertainment by Don Eaton Band.

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Love this gorgeous photo of Evin with her bouquet by Beautiful Blooms, Rebecca Barger Photography, Philadelphia Wedding.

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I’ve never photographed a first look with a dog, but Bella seemed quite pleased at her parent’s attire.

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Jamie + Justin, Crystal Tea Room

No sunshine, No Problem! Jamie + Justin,  didn’t let the rain stop them from a quick couple of photos on the median strip on Broad Street in Philadelphia on the way to their reception at The Crystal Tea Room.

OMG, Rebecca!!! I LOVE them all!!! The photos are amazing and beautiful!! Thank you so much, you did an amazing job!!!! – Jamie

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Classic wedding photo on Broad Street in Philadelphia, en route to Crystal Tea Room, gown by VanCleve, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Wedding day cosmetics by Joseph Anthony Spa in Glen Mills, Van Cleave Wedding gown.

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Love the photo of the couple exiting through lots of bubbles after their wedding ceremony at St. Thomas the Apostle.

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Jamie in her gorgeous Stephen Yearick gown from Van Cleve in Paoli.

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Christina + John, Ace Center, Morris Arboretum

No sunshine, no problem!  Christina + John married during Hurricane Joaquin’s wedding day rain.  The ceremony was moved inside at Morris Arboretum and the sound of rain on the tent provided a romantic melody during their vows!

Rebecca, the photos look beautiful.   It was some challenging weather with high winds and a lot of rain, thanks for still getting beautiful photos for us!    You have been the #1 vendor that we worked with for our wedding. I truly appreciate all your planning and follow up before the wedding and how wonderful you were on the day of!   Thank you, ~ Christina

 

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Soon to be married, Ace Conference Center, Rebecca Barger wedding Photography.

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A huge shout out to my friends at The Ace Conference Center for accommodating us to photograph the first look, bridal party and family photos!

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Awesome catering at Morris Arboretum by Company’s Coming.

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Awesome catering at Morris Arboretum by Company’s Coming.

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Cary + Larry, Aldie Mansion, Doylestown

Cary and Larry married at Aldie Mansion, hair by Amanda D’Andrea, gown by Justin Alexander  from Jay West, Haddonfield.

Hi Rebecca,  I loved looking at the pix!  They’re awesome!  We’re super excited about our pictures and looking forward to seeing the rest of them!!  ~Cary and Larry

 

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Gorgeous bridal hair by Amanda D’Andrea, gown by Justin Alexander, Rebecca Barger Photography in Philadelphia.

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Bridal cosmetics by Carie Brescia at Aldie Mansion, Badgley Mischka shoes, flowers by Linda Fitzgerald.

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Carie has her finishing touches in her hair design by Amanda D’Andrea at Aldie Mansion, gorgeous engagement ring from Koehlers Jewelers.

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A surprise wedding day gift of a dozen roses from Larry to his bride, Aldie Mansion, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Carie and her lovely girls, cosmetics by Carie Brescia, hair by Amanda D’Andrea, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Larry reads his wedding day note from his bride.

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Cary in her Jay West gown, with cathedral length veil from Jay West Bridal in Haddonfield.

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Lovely garden ceremony during sunset at Aldie Mansion, Doylestown.

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Cary & Lary , married moments ago, walk from their ceremony down the “aisle” at Aldie Mansion, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Car & Larry, just married outside Aldie Mansion, Jeffrey Miller Catering.

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Wonderful entrance by newlyweds Cary and Larry, entertainment by Eddie Bruce Orchestra.

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Best Wishes, Cary and Larry!  ~rebecca barger

 

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Sheraton Society Hill, Phila. Catholic Wedding

Hannah + Michael married at Jenkintown’s Immaculate Conception, then celebrated at Sheraton’s Society Hill.

Rebecca, The photos look AWESOME!  We absolutely love all of the ones you have posted and cannot wait to see the rest of them!!  Thank you so much for everything, I seriously can’t wait to see the rest of the pictures, I know they will be amazing!!   ~Hannah

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Heart shaped pages in the family bible.

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Hannah’s lovely bridesmaids are all surprised when she appears in her gown. Gorgeous gown by Wtoo from Bijou Bridal, Ardmore, Bridal flowers by Carl Alan Floral Design, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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Hannah prepares for her wedding day, Bjou bridal, hair and cosmetics by Le Papillion, Jenkintown.

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Their wedding ceremony begins at Immaculate Conception BVM Church, Jenkintown.

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Wedding day cocktail hour begins at Sheraton Society Hill.

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Hannah and Michael have a gorgeous first dance, in front of their 300 guests at Sheraton Society Hill, entertainment by Slippery Band.

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Michael and Hannah wrapped up their party singing Living on a Prayer with the band!

Amanda + Matt, Philmont Country Club

Amanda + Matt married at Philmont Country Club on a gorgeous  Saturday toward the end of summer.

Rebecca, these are amazing!!! So Excited!  We are loving the pictures and can’t stop looking through them!!   Thanks again for everything, Rebecca!! You were great!

 ~Amanda + Matt

 

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Amanda prepares to leave the hotel to get married at Philmont Country Club, Rebecca Barger Photography.

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