Lizzie & Braxton, Brossman Center, Philadelphia

Elizabeth & Braxton married on October 9th, 2010 at the Brossman Center in Philadelphia. Lizzie says: “LOVE them :)” Floral design by Coupe Flowers in Erdenheim and Lizzie designed the couple’s invitations. Hair by Jill Kozar, Up Your Do and cosmetic application by Cindy Singer of Dylan Michael Cosmetics. Each are based at Le Papillon Hair … Read more

Amy + Drew, Peche at Sherman Mills, Philadelphia

Amy & Drew married at Peche a Peachtree Venue, a unique wedding venue in East Falls, Philadelphia. Amy’s mom says: The way Amy & Drew feel about each other is so visible in the pictures…  thank you, thank you! Amy says:  OMG Rebecca, these are awesome.  You should see the smile on my face . .. !!! Sherman … Read more

Kate & David, Laurita Winery

Kate & David married at Laurita Winery, in New Egypt, NJ on a luxurious Friday in September. Kate Says: Wow! The pics. are awesome!  I can’t wait to see the rest of them!  The puddle photo is so cool!   I’m so excited! The couple prepared at Dancer Farm Bed & Breakfast, located right next door … Read more

Diane & Chris, Laurita Winery

Diane & Chris married on a beautiful September day ,  at beautiful Laurita Winery in New Egypt, NJ. Diane & Chris say: ” We love our photos, thank you, Rebecca!” Laurita Winery offers great options to photograph the couple!  Floral arrangements by Carl Alan Floral Design, LTD in Philadelphia.  Hair design and cosmetic application by 75 … Read more

Rebecca Barger Photography Featured in Brides Magazine

Four of my photos are featured in Brides Magazine. Yay! Bride Magazine quotes Rebecca Barger: “The stairs at the entrance to the Franklin offer a variety of backdrops for shooting couples and their wedding parties,” says Rebecca Barger of Rebecca Barger Photography. “There are interesting architectural details at the top of the stairs, like stately … Read more

Lauren & Derek, Laurita Winery, New Egypt, NJ

Lauren & Derek held their  wedding reception at the stunning Laurita Winery in New Egypt, NJ. Derek posted this referral: Rebecca is fun, yet professional, catered to our needs, and most importantly takes phenomenal pictures!  She took everything my wife wanted into consideration, and was not over-controlling or too proud to ask us what we … Read more

Renay & Scott, Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia

Renay & Scott married  at the Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia. Rebecca, I love the pictures!  They came out amazing!  I don’t know how we are going to choose…  Thank you so much for all of your hard work! ~Renay Hair by Justin and cosmetics by Catherine each from Louis Christian Salon in Cherry Hill.  Renay’s engagement ring … Read more

Elizabeth & Justin, Glen Foerd Mansion

Elizabeth & Justin met while they attended Princeton University where they graduated in 2007. Right after their four year dating anniversary, Justin proposed!  Nuptials on June 19th, 2010 at Glen Ford Mansion. Hi Rebecca.  Our photos are breathtaking!  We are loving looking through them and reliving all the wonderful moments of the wedding.  ~Elizabeth & Justin … Read more

Lauren & Chris, Old St. Joe’s, McDonald’s Restaurant, Cescaphe Ballroom

Lauren & Chris married at Philadelphia’s  Old St. Joe’s on June 11th, 2010. Reception at Cescaphe Ballroom.  We had a quick stop  for a burger and fries at McDonald’s on Broad at Arch. Lauren & Chris say this: I cannot tell you how incredibly pleased Chris and I were with the service provided by you … Read more

Lee & Brian, The Franklin Institute Science Museum

Lee & Brian married at beautiful St. Matthias Church in Bala Cynwyd.  Their reception for 200 was held at The Franklin Institute Science Museum.  Below are Lee & Brian and their bridal party entering the Franklin Institute. Rebecca, the photos are stunning! You really captured the excitement of the day; the photos are priceless! Thank you … Read more

Krystin & Keith, Radnor Hunt Club

Krystin & Keith married on May 22, 2010 at the Radnor Hunt Club in Malvern. It poured rain as we drove on 476 to the location…it slowly cleared up and Krystin & Keith had the outdoor ceremony they had planned! Rebecca, we wanted to thank you again for all you did as our photographer… You … Read more

Marina & Seth, Belle Voir Manor

Marina & Seth married on May 14, 2010 at Belle Voir Manor located on the banks of the Delaware River. The couple met while in school at Harvard, they now live in Korea.  We did our planning by Skype. Their special day featured both a Christian ceremony, officiated by Marina’s brother,  and a Korean Paebaek … Read more

Maryann & Cody, Adventure Aquarium

Maryann & Cody held their wedding vows on May 8th, at Resurrection of Our Lord in Philadelphia. Their reception for 300 was held at Adventure Aquarium. Cody & Maryann said ” ~ Love our pictures! We especially love the photos with the kids in them, they turned out great!  You did such a great job, … Read more

Suzanne & Christopher, Villanova Chapel, Crystal Tea Room

Suzanne & Christopher had their wedding at the chapel on the campus of Villanova University ,  Reception for  250 at Philadelphia’s Crystal Tea Room. Suzanne says:  “Rebecca, thank you so much for dropping off the album and all the extra surprises!  The gift package was so fun and we sincerely appreciate it all.  These personal … Read more

Kimberly & Daniel, Hyatt at Bellevue, Colonial Dames

Kimberly & Daniel married at Colonial Dames in Philadelphia.  We had a most glorious day! Kim says:  “Rebecca, I always felt like I never looked good in photos, that the images didn’t reflect how I actually felt about myself…in your photos, everyone looks amazing!  I knew you would take amazing pictures but these exceeded my … Read more

Michelle & Rich, The Old Mill

Michelle & Rich married on April 23, a beautiful spring day!  The Old Mill in Rose Valley, was the setting for both their ceremony & reception. I’ve photographed many weddings at The Old Mill, but have never seen a ceremony inside the ruins…romantic!  As you may know from my previous blogs, I LOVE architecture, especially … Read more

Country Club wedding

Lauren & Bob married in  April  with the ceremony at Resurrection of Our Lord Church and reception at Meadowlands Country Club. Lauren says: ” Thank YOU, Rebecca.  I really love the pics on the blog, but then I knew to expect great shots after seeing your previous work!  I had a few people comment that the … Read more

Danielle & Mark, Citizen’s Bank Park

We certainly enjoyed our sunshine on Danielle & Mark’s March 19, 2010 engagement shoot!  Being huge Phillies fans, the couple chose to Citizen’s Bank Park as their location. We had a great time and I look forward to their March 2011 wedding at Ballroom at The Ben.  See the slide show below, it’s only 2 … Read more

Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 7, 2010

One of my recent couples, Gina Santoro & Luigi Corrado, are featured in Kellie Patrick Gates’ LOVE column in  The Philadelphia Inquirer. From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Regarding “discretionary spending” the couple describes Rebecca Barger Photography as their “splurge” and  “when it came to pictures, Luigi & Gina Knew who they wanted, because they had seen … Read more

Linda + Dennis, Holly Hedge Estate

Linda & Dennis got married on March 13, 2010 at Holly Hedge Estate in rural Bucks County, PA.  The couple met in the tiny New Jersey fishing village named Brielle.  Dennis is an avid angler, and Linda was visiting the town as her intended vacation fell through.  The couple met by chance… and it all … Read more

ISPWP International Contest Award!

Recently I placed in the “Location” category of the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP) Winter contest.  The below photo placed 14th;  I realize 14 place sounds sort of lame, but there were thousands of contest entries from the most experienced photographers in the world.  Recognition for my hard work is always appreciated!  ISPWP … Read more

Rebecca Barger Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Anne-Michele Corbi & Noah Potvin, quite an interesting couple, are featured in the March 10, 2010 LOVE column by Philadelphia Inquirer writer Kellie Patrick Gates.  Read their story in its entirety  and see more  photos that the Inquirer published at this link.  To see my blog posting about their wedding day, including additional images, go to … Read more

Claire & Gregory, Laurita Winery

Claire & Greg married at Laurita Winery on February 13, 2010. Below they are shown amongst the wine vats in the cellar at Laurita. Claire says: WOW!!  Thanks Rebecca, we love the pictures soooo much!  Can’t wait to see the rest! Claire & Greg outside in the snow, prior to their ceremony held at Laurita Winery. … Read more

Kristie & John, January 30, 2009

Kristie & John Rebecca, you helped me feel so comfortable and you made taking hundreds of pictures easy and fun, it was a pleasure! The first blog shot is my favorite so far, and I love the one of us laughing while leaving the ceremony.   The flash in the back of the photos looks … Read more

Katherine & Michael, Glen Foerd Mansion, January 16, 2010

Katie said:  Rebecca, I told you when we booked you ” I couldn’t wait until our wedding was over so that we can see our pictures!!”  and I stand by that today…Our photos are absolutely breathtaking!  As much as I miss our wedding day,  the pictures are so incredible and  we are so very happy … Read more

Gina & Luigi, The Curtis Center

Gina’s says:  We planned for over a year and I can say with confidence, that not one second was wasted as you captured all details large and small.  We are more than pleased with your professionalism, your attention to detail and your incredible skill at photography!  I know when we look back through our wedding … Read more

Trash The Dress (TTD), Atlantic City

Trash The Dress is a style of wedding photography that contrasts elegant clothing with an environment in which it is out of place.  It can be done as an additional shoot after the wedding, almost as a declaration that the wedding is over and the dress will not be worn again. It is seen as an … Read more

Alice & Marcus, Valley Green Inn

Alice and Marcus met in Australia where they were each working as marine biologists.   The couple now resides in Moray, Scotland. Alice and Marcus exchanged vows at her families’  long-time parish, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill.  They had a lovely champaign toast at St. Paul’s Parish Hall, then proceeded to The Valley Green … Read more

Christine & Daniel, Cape May, NJ

Christine & Daniel married  in the grass courtyard outside the historic Congress Hall in Cape May.  The day was very windy and overcast, a very  brave Christine did not waver from wanting to have their ceremony outside, even with the threat of rain. It was a great decision, and not one raindrop fell during the … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving, Baby Lauren!

I photographed  Lauren’s parent’s 2005 wedding at The Huntingdon Valley Country Club. I was thrilled to hear from Liz & Dave, and more than happy to document them with their  5 month old.  A beautiful, healthy baby, what a glorious gift to be thankful for! I always enjoy hearing from couples I have photographed, especially regarding … Read more

Ann-Michele & Noah, Abington Art Center

Ann-Michele is a dance therapist, and Noah is a music therapist…they met at work of course!   The couple married at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia and held their reception at the always welcoming Abington Art Center. Bride Ann Michele says:”  I’m  SOOO excited!!!  I’m viewing on my blackberry and can’t wait to see on … Read more

Devon & Andrew, Cathedral Basilica, Cescaphe Ballroom

Rebecca, we just got a chance to view the photos…They are so AMAZING!!! Thanks so much for all you you have done. We can’t wait to see the rest of the pics and we are looking forward to working with you on our album!  Thank YOU!   Devon & Drew  Devon & Andrew married at … Read more

Emily & Siddharth, The Kimmel Center

Emily & Siddharth were married in the Dorrance Hamilton Garden at The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. To view all of their wedding photos please register here. The Dorrance Hamilton Garden at The Philadelphia Kimmel Center looks beautiful before the wedding ceremony. A just married Emily & Sid come down the aisle in the Dorrance Hamilton Garden … Read more

Bianca & Adam, Fonthill Castle

Bianca & Adam’s nuptials were held on a glorious October day, next to a small stream on the grounds of Fonthill Castle in Bucks County.  They spent a long time looking for a venue, and knew immediately that Fonhill Castle was perfect!  Preparations were at The Doylestown Inn,  just a few miles from Fonthill Castle. Bianca and … Read more

Lauren & Mark, Glen Foerd Mansion

Hi Rebecca!  Thanks so much – they are awesome!!!  We still have to sit down and go through which photos we want for our album!!  They turned out beautiful!! ~Lauren & Mark Recognize these shoes?  These are the same style Manolo Blahnik’s that Carrie Bradshaw wore with her wedding dress in the blockbuster film Sex … Read more

Kimberly & David, Morris Arboretum

Kimberly & David were blessed with the most beautiful September day for their nuptials at Morris Arboretum & Gardens of the University of Pennsylvania. Below is what Kim said after viewing her on-line gallery. Rebecca, I just can’t get over our pictures – I LOVE them so much!  You made the process so much fun … Read more

Denise & Sean

Denise wore her mother’s 1973 wedding dress which took a year to redesign and restore. Denis & Sean’s ceremony was held at The Wayside Chapel in Ambler, and the reception at Joseph Ambler Inn. Denise’s comments: Hi Rebecca: We just got home tonight from our cruise to Hawaii, and we loved the pictures that you … Read more

Jaclyn & Jason, Atlantic City

Jackie’s dream had always been to get married on the beach… Due to the inclement weather, the decision to to have the ceremony on the beach was made just two hours prior.  The overcast skies provided wonderful soft light,  exceptional for photography! Jackie and Jason were married on the Atlantic City Beach, outside Bally’s Casino … Read more

Mary & Alejandro, Abington Art Center

Mary & Alex had two ceremonies on their wedding day!  First, they had a quaint Catholic ceremony at St. Mary’s Chapel, a brand new addition to Immaculate Conception Church in Jenkintown.  In fact, their wedding was the very first one held in the beautiful small chapel, perfect  for a small ceremony.  Mary & Alex’s second … Read more

Trish & Sean, Lookaway Golf Club

Trish & Sean married at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Solebury.  Their reception, including 150 friends and family, was held at The Lookaway Golf Club in Solebury, the heart of Bucks County.  Flowers by The Pod Shop in New Hope. Shoes by Benjamin Adams, earrings purchased at Anne Bailey’s Bridal Shop in Fountainville. Trish’s wedding gown … Read more

Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

I photographed the wedding of Jenna Weinstein & Rafie Braunstein on July 5, 2009 at the Atrium at the Curtis Center.  Their wedding was featured by Philadelphia Inquirer writer Kellie Patrick Gates in her “Love” column on August 26, 2009. Read about how Jenna & Rafie shared the same baby crib! See more images I … Read more

Erica & Jeffrey, St. John, Crystal Tea Room

  Rebecca really cares about the type of pictures you want. She listens, is eager to meet with you, discuss ideas and produce the pictures that you want. She is a hard worker, easy to get in touch with and gets your pictures fast. We were on our honeymoon when our first pictures were available … Read more

Rebecca & Alanna, The Abington Art Center

Rebecca & Alanna married underneath a lovely handmade huppa on the grounds of the Abington Art Center.  Alanna, at right, is studying to become a rabbi at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical college;  their celebration was full of jewish tradion! Alanna’s Comments: We love the pictures so much!  You did such an amazing job truly capturing the … Read more

Sarah & Will, Glen Foerd Mansion

Sarah prepared in the bridal room at Glen Foerd Mansion.  I frequently see this excitement in brides as they are preparing, however, many brides seem to downplay this emotion…It’s written all over Sarah’s face!  (note, I did check with Sarah for permission to share  this photo)  Glen Foerd Mansion, where I am a preferred vendor, … Read more

Jenna & Rafie, The Curtis Center

  Remember when you were little and your family would joke about you marrying their friend’s child?  Jenna even slept in Rafie’s crib, as his parents gave his crib to Jenna’s parents for their new baby girl.  Jenna and Rafie, longtime family friends, married on July 5th at The Curtis Center.  The atrium at the … Read more

Rebecca Barger honored in International Contest!

Yay!  The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers announced their most recent contest results.  Over 1100 photos were entered, and my photographs “placed” in three categories.  The below photo won 3rd place in the category “Framing The Subject” which is a reference to creative composition.  This was taken when Michele & Elijah first saw each … Read more

Youngshin & Samir, Abington Art Center

Recently I had the pleasure to be the second photographer for my good friend Heather Fowler, The ceremony and reception were held at The Abington Art Center, a wonderful venue . Samir practices the Brazilian martial art capoeira, which I have never seen incorporated into a wedding before! The Abington Art Center, is one of … Read more

Fabulous New Wedding Venue!

Here’s a brand new venue!    Conroy Catering at Laurita Winery is a great place for a “destination wedding” less than an hour and a half from Philadelphia!  It’s not far from NYC, either.  Conroy Catering which hosts unique weddings at Knowlton Mansion, and Glen Foerd Mansion now offer a third venue for memorable weddings.  Laurita Winery  is … Read more