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

Wedding & Portrait Photographers International in Las Vegas

I just spent six fun filled days at the largest wedding photographer conference in the world, WPPI. It’s always held in Las Vegas, and I attend every couple of years.  I participated in so many classes, 8AM -8PM non-stop! A very inspirational speaker, Canadian photographer Jesh de Rox, who during  his slide show, whipped out … 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

Featured in Autumn Love, Carol Denker’s book

In 2008, I worked closely with author Carol Denker on her book project, Autumn Romance, Stories and Portraits of Love after 50.  The book was recently  published, stay tuned for the book opening celebration!   Carol, a journalist and artist based in Philadelphia,  has extreme passion for this project!  She also has personal experience, as … 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

Bianca and Adam, Fonthill Castle

Bianca and Adam were married at Fonthill Castle in Doylestown.  The couple prepared for their wedding at The Doylestown Inn. Both Bianca and Adam work in Manhattan and have interesting employment.  Adam works for the Sci Fi (Syfy) Channel and Bianca works for Yahoo. They met over a game of scrabble… Bianca’s unique sapphire engagement … 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

The Last Days of Summer

We  had a wonderful summer!  We went swimming and relaxed  in Cape May, the Berkshire Mountains and also spent a week in Ocean City, NJ.  Below is my favorite personal photo of the summer 2009.  It was on September 2nd, 2009, in Cape May that will be measured as a monumental day in our family … 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

Linda & Geoff

Linda & Geoff got engaged in the Caribbean, which is exactly where I suggested we shoot our engagement session!  Oh well, our second choice, the amusement park,  seemed to work out just fine…Linda & Geoff’s nuptials will be held at Aldie Mansion in June 2010.            Friends and Family of Linda … 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

Elizabeth & Justin

Elizabeth & Justin met at Princeton University where they both graduated in 2007.  They are getting married at Glen Foerd Mansion in June 2010.  Elizabeth & Justin’s Love Story, told by Elizabeth We each attended the Princeton tradition of “Lawnparties.” Bands play on the lawns of the old mansions on campus and everyone wanders around … 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

Michele & Chris

Michele and Chris had a very unique day, with interesting details (skull & crossbone cufflinks, oh my!).  Their ceremony and reception were at The Ace Conference Center  where I am a preferred vendor.  The rings were accidentally left in the hotel room, but the ceremony continued!  Congratulations Michele & Chris! Entertainment provided by Synergetic Sounds & … Read more

Please, vote for Rebecca Barger Photography!

Hi All,  If you are a previous couple of mine, current client, mother-of-bride or just a fan, I would greatly appreciate your vote as a Favorite Photographer in the My Fox Philly Hot List. Your vote helps me help you…E-mail me directly for a detailed explanation.  Here is the link to vote for me:  vote … 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

Days Off, rain…

Days off and rain, wind and more rain…at the beach…oh well…   My daughter and I are photographed in the wind.      These last few photos are taken in the hotel room…I find hotel rooms wonferful for photographing people.  They always have a large window, are uncluttered and you  can easily move whatever you’d like. … Read more

Time off at the beach

A few precious days off, spent at the beach.  Rain. Wind. Rain. Clouds. And more rain. Above, is a photo  of the wind including my daughter and I.   The below images were taken in our hotel room,  I find hotel rooms to be wonderful for portraiture.  I love when brides choose hotels to prepare, especially … Read more