An Enchanted Ashford Estate Wedding

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An Enchanted Ashford Estate Wedding

Courtney and Jeff’s wedding at The Ashford Estate was a day marked by heartfelt vows, elegant decor, and moments of pure joy. The day began in the estate’s luxurious bridal suite, where Courtney, surrounded by her closest friends, popped champagne with her bridesmaids while getting ready. We love when couples get creative on their special day, and make choices that are right for them. Courtney and Jeff chose to forgo a first look, opting instead for a profoundly intimate moment of private vows. They met in the gardens where they read private vows with each other. Standing back to back, they avoided seeing each other. It was an emotional moment, and the happy tears were flowing!

The ceremony, held in the estate’s barn chapel, was a vision. White florals and lush greenery created a serene and enchanting atmosphere, perfectly complementing the rustic charm of the venue. Courtney and Jeff saw each other for the first time, and said their “I do’s!” The Ashford Estate grounds, with it’s breathtaking beauty, served as the ideal backdrop for capturing the couple’s newlywed portraits. The vibrant gardens added a natural pop of color that made for such gorgeous photos.

As the day transitioned to evening, guests were welcomed into a reception ballroom that mirrored the day’s earlier elegance, infused with modern sophistication. The decor featured the same ethereal florals and greenery, now accented with simple black accessories that lent a contemporary edge to the space. Courtney and Jeff’s first dance was a highlight, their joy and love for each other were infectious, making it a delight to capture. Their happiness radiated, filling the room with laughter and warmth.

Before the night concluded, we got to capture a final, magical moment shared between Courtney and Jeff. Escaping the festivities, we snuck away for a late-night portrait session by candlelight. These romantic portraits turned out so dreamy and fun! It was such an honor photographing this sweet couple and their beautiful wedding day. C+J, thank you for having us! Scroll to see the magic!

Are you planning your Ashford Estate wedding and looking for a New Jersey wedding photographer? Our team would love to work with you! Get in touch here.

To see more of our favorite wedding days at The Ashford Estate, check out this floral-filled celebration and this elegant & romantic day. To stay up to date on all of our pretty weddings & shoots, follow us on Instagram!



Location: The Ashford Estate
Florist: MDS Floral
Hair: Lex Talk Bridal Hair
Makeup: Nicole Patrick
Music: SCE Event Group


The Ashford Estate Wedding Photographer

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