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Aluanda & Clarence – their wedding day – Oxon Hill Manor

Clarence’s interest in photography led him to my Tangents website, and flatteringly decided to contact me when he started making plans for his wedding with Aluanda. Even though I am based in the New Jersey / New York area, I do travel for wedding photography.

Aluanda and Clarence’s wedding ceremony and reception took place at the historic Oxon Hill Manor. The stately venue was a gorgeous backdrop for their wedding day. The ceremony was an emotional affair, culminating in the custom with the couple jumping the broom. After the reception, we had enough time to leisurely continue the photo session with Aluanda and Clarence. I was quite happy to do so, since it is always a treat to work with a couple who wants interesting portraits on their wedding day. We spent some time still at the Oxon Hill Manor, before driving down to the waterfront area on the Potomac.

Aluanda and Clarence, it was a pleasure to get to know you, and it was an honor to be your wedding photographer.

to see more, view the album of photos on Facebook

the wedding experts:
event planner: Diane George @ Covenant Weddings
wedding dress by: Lazaro, supplied by Love Couture Bridal
shoes: Stuart Weitzman
florist: Karyn Kallmyer
officiant: Reverend Leon Grant
reception venue: Oxon Hill Manor, MD
DJ: DJ Nunes Productions


{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

1 winston Mattis July 5, 2012 at 11:05 am

Neil these are great shots,did you spot meter of the bride dress for your exposure?


2 Andrea drain-Langston July 14, 2012 at 2:34 pm

These photos are wonderful. Such a wondrously intimate portrait of the couple.


3 Chad Pennington July 30, 2012 at 8:35 pm

Dude the amount of detail you pulled out of this Wedding on a sunny day with Flash needs it’s own Tangent

Amazing NEIL simply Great. Most people can’t pull this off with such detail.

Please shows us How


4 Neil July 30, 2012 at 8:41 pm

Chad … the detail about the formals, are in this blog post:
shooting wedding photos in the mid-day sun

I’ll add more material later on about photographing the ceremony in the sun, and using flash.


5 David Jacob September 2, 2012 at 9:28 am

Neil as always, this is great work.Your lighting, was it done with a on camera or off camera strobe? Which camera was used on this job. Once again this is beautiful work.


6 Neil September 19, 2012 at 1:29 am

David … the detail about the formals, are in this blog post:
shooting wedding photos in the mid-day sun.

The ceremony was shot with direct on-camera flash to counter the hard sun and deep shadows.

Indoors were mostly shot with on-camera bounce flash, although there were some available light portraits.

I use the Nikon D4 and the f/2.8 zooms.


7 Kerry Gearin February 20, 2019 at 11:01 pm

I love the choice of events, the skills used, but also the instinct to catch the loving looks, especially of the husband.


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