Category: weddings


Sarah and Tyler Engaged ~ Asheville North Carolina


Black and white engagement portraits by Susan Dean.

Sarah and Tyler are getting married in Asheville North Carolina.

The couple met me for lunch at Bocca before our photo shoot in Asheville North Carolina

Sarah and Tyler relax at Bocca before we head to the ceremony location.

Engagement portraits taken with black and white film.

Engagement portraits by susan dean are all film photographs.

Susan Dean specializes in weddings and portraits captured on film.

We met at the Asheville Botanical gardens for some engagement portraits.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

Pink flower petals were everywhere and the perfect backdrop for a beautiful engagement session.

Susan Dean specializes in lifestyle portraits and weddings.

Sarah and Tyler are having a June wedding in Asheville North Carolina.

Engagement portraits of a beautiful young couple photographed by Susan Dean.

Rustic elegance is the theme for Sarah and Tyler's June Nuptials.

A beautiful outdoor engagement session by Susan Dean.

A beautiful couple plans their June wedding in Asheville North Carolina.

Engagement photos with fuji color film by susan dean photography.

Sarah and Tyler have found the perfect location for their Asheville wedding.

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April and William ~ Intimate Santa Barbara Wedding


The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.
The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

Venue: San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California / Bride’s dress: Vera Wang / Hair and Makeup: TEAM / Groom’s attire: Ermenegildo Zegna / Flowers: SR Hogue / Officiant: Miriam Lindbeck/ Ceremony music: Anthony Ybarra

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Erica and Johan ~ a Wedding in Italy


You can find more photos and details from the Bride in the feature on Style Me Pretty.

Beautiful wedding invitations inspired by the Jules Verne “Extraordinary Voyage” collection.

A view of Lake Garda from Hotel La Vittoria Garda, Italy.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom awaits his Bride outside the Hotel Miro Verona, Italy.

The Bride gets ready at Hotel La Vittoria Garda, Italy.

A Bride getting ready at the Hotel La Vittoria.

The Bride wore shoes and a custom made gown by Daniela Miska

A portrait of the Bride before the ceremony in Verona, Italy.

The Bride and Groom just before their first look

A sweet moment and the Bride's bouquet.

The Bride and Groom take a walk through the town of Garda in Verona, Italy.

Onlookers clap as the Bride and Groom walk along Lake Garda.

A wedding ceremony at Chiesa di San Giovanni

The couple hung cones of rice from an olive tree for guests to throw as they exit the ceremony.

Topiaries lined the Isle and beautiful Floral arrangements framed the couple as the exchanged vows

The Bride and Groom hold hands during their wedding ceremony at Chiesa di San Giovanni.

A wedding ceremony at Chiesa di San Giovanni.

The happy couple exchange vows at Chiesa di San Giovanni.

Guests walk from the ceremony to Hotel Gardesana for cocktails and refreshments.

The newlyweds stroll along Lake Garda in Verona, Italy.

Post-ceremony cocktail hour at Albergo Gardesana.

The Couple and their guests walked through the town of Torri del Benaco to the cocktail reception at Hotel Gardesana.

The Couple shares a kiss amidst the castle lemon grove in Torri del Benaco.

The harbor is a beautiful view for the reception cocktail hour in Torri del Benaco.

Topiaries strung with ribbon decorate the entrance for the reception at Ristorante ai Beati, Garda.

The castle lemon grove in Torri del Benaco is a beautiful place for portraits of the Bride and Groom.

Champaign is chilling for the wedding reception at Ristorante ai Beati.

Reception place cards were hung from DIY carousel in keeping with the carnivalesque theme.

Guests were served a five course dinner on the terrace of Ristorante ai Beati.

A beautiful view from the terrace of Ristorante ai Beati.

Guests are welcomed with drinks and a finger food buffet in the Garden at Ristorante ai Beati.

The floral arrangements are moved from the ceremony to decorate the reception.

Garden reception at Ristorante ai Beati in Garda, Italy.

an Italian wedding photographed by Susan Dean Photography.

The bride chose beautiful custom etched wood table markers for the reception.

The view of the green Italian countryside from Ristorante ai Beati.

Susan Dean Photography is a destination wedding photographer that travels to Italy.

A very happy couple dances for the first time as husband and wife.

Ceremony: Chiesa di San Giovanni in Torri del Benaco (VR) Italy / Refreshments: Hotel Gardesana in Torri del Benaco (VR) Italy / Reception:Ristorante ai Beati, Garda (VR) Italy / Event Coordination: Laura Bravi of Trendinozze / Floral Design: Il Fiore all’Occhiello / Cinematography: Origami Videography / Wedding Invitations + Menus: Design by Bride & Groom, Consulting by Kelly Gold + Printing by Card und Label / Save-the-Dates: Hello! Lucky / Stamp Favors, Wooden Laser-Cut Invitation Labels + Table Names: Rob Sandall of Bullfrog Graphics / Music: Monica’s Quartet + Ranieri via Sposi e Musica / Accommodations: Hotel La Vittoria in Garda (VR) Italy / Custom Wedding Dress: Daniela Miska of Milla Miska / Bride’s Shoes: Miss Albrights via Anthropologie / Hair: Parrucchiera Stile Ste, Volargne (VR) Italy / Groom’s Suit: Cafe Costume / Groom’s Shoes: Cole Haan

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Aubrey and Heath ~ North Carolina Wedding


More about the meaningful details from the Bride in the beautiful feature on Snippet & Ink.

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Ranch wedding in Highlands North Carolina by Susan Dean Photography

Venue: Inn at Half-Mile Farm in Highlands, North Carolina / Bride’s dress: Romona Keveza / Jewelry: Aesthetics in Jewelry / Bridesmaid dresses: J.Crew / Groom’s attire: Tommy Hilfiger / Stationery: Hound Dog Press / Flowers: Sweet Earth Flower Farm / Rentals: Mountain Party Tents & Events / Ceremony music: Anne Lough / Bagpiper: Dave Landis, (828) 526-4340 / Reception music: The Shakedown Band / Catering: Tim Lundy

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Published in Brides Southern California


Check out Kate and Mike’s rustic Santa Barbara wedding in the fall/winter 2011 issue of Brides Southern California!

Susan Dean Photography is Featured in the fall winter 2011 issue of Brides Southern California

Kate and Mike were married at the rustic oceanside Orella Ranch in Santa Barbara California

Location: Orella Ranch

Brides Dress: Vera Wang

Invitations: Vera Wang

Floral Design: Blue Magnolia Events

Cake: Christine Dahl Pastries

Catering: Pure Joy

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