Julia & Garrett’s Wedding • Stewartstown, PA

Julia & Garrett tied the knot at the stunning Pine Ridge Farm, and everything about their wedding day was absolutely perfect. Julia and her family put so much time and effort into the décor to make their wedding day so dreamy & romantic!

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Jen and Brooks’ Wedding • Dallastown, PA

Jen and Brooks celebrated their marriage at the beautiful Wyndridge Farm, with the one of the most stunning ceremony backdrops in all of Pennsylvania!

Their celebration was all about family, and it was amazing to see how much love everyone showered these two with! We’ve been so lucky to work with tons of couples who have amazing chemistry and energy, and Jen and Brooks hit that beautiful combination perfectly.

This couple totally stole our hearts! Congratulations you two!!! 

VENDORS:
Photographer – Emerald Stone Photography
  // Lead Photographer: Josh G.
// Photographers Assistant: Ashlie S.
// Owner + Creative Editor: Erica L.
Videographer – Rafael Vaz
Designer/Planner – Shayla Button (Coordinator) 
Hair: Flawless Faces and Hair
Caterer –Wyndridge Farm
Shoes:Kate Spade
Accommodations: Hampton Inn & Suites York South
Transportation: Bailey Coach
Celebrants & Officiants: Jeremy Mathews – The Plant Church (Mahwah, NJ)
Rings & Jewelry: Heltzberg Diamonds
Gifts & Favors: Wyndridge Farm Beer/Cider – Label Designed by Suzette Martinho
Bar Services: Wyndridge Farm
Artists & Entertainment: DJ: Wayne Luckenbaugh

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Kate and Issac’s Engagement Session

This week, we had the great opportunity to meet up with Kate and Issac for their gorgeous engagement shoot at the Tayamentasachta Environmental Center in Greencastle, Pennsylvania (go ahead, try and say that one three times fast!).

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Emily and Stevie’s Engagement Session

There’s nothing more beautiful than when the entire family is included in a wedding photo shoot, and Emily and Stevie’s engagement session at North Point State Park is no exception. Their adorable daughter, Penny, also posed for her parents’ engagement photos, and we pretty much can’t get enough of this adorable trio!

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Andrea and Eric’s Engagement Session

Emerald Stone Photography had the absolute sweetest time photographing Andrea and Eric’s engagement shoot… literally! We met up with this adorable couple at Baugher’s Orchard in Westminster, Maryland, which just happens to be where Eric proposed to Andrea last fall.

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5 Moments that Make Photographers Cry

Weddings are happy occasions, but who among us hasn’t shed a tear or two at a beautiful wedding? Photographers are no different! Even though we have the pleasure of photographing tons and tons of weddings each year, we always get a little misty eyed when we see the love and happiness between two people, especially because we work hard to really get to know our couples far before the wedding day.

Happy criers, you are not alone. Emerald Stone has a few moments that make even the photographers tear up on the bride and groom’s big day.

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Should I get Engagement Photos?

Engagement photos are relatively new to the world of weddings, but they are a great investment that let you and your fiancé remember this special occasion in your lives. With all the busyness of wedding planning and preparations, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush and forget all these special times during your engagement. Having an engagement session is a wonderful break from all the planning and a great way to begin the excitement of your wedding day.

Emerald Stone Photography has a few reasons why you won’t want to miss out on having some incredible engagement photos taken and commemorating this beautiful milestone in your lives.

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Amy & Mat’s Engagement Session

There might not be a cuter way to start out this Friday than by sneaking a peek of Amy and Mat’s engagement session shot by Erica of Emerald Stone.

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ESP had the pleasure of being able to photograph this awesome couple at the beautiful Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in nearby Baltimore, Maryland, but it seems like these two traveled to an exotic desert island for stunning photos!

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4 Ways to Find the Perfect Wedding Photographer

Photography is one of the most important investments you will make when it comes to your wedding day. These snapshots in time will be cherished for the rest of your life, and you want quality, professional photos of your big day that reflect this joyous occasion where your love began. Naturally, you want to choose the right wedding photographer who will be taking these shots very carefully.

So how do you go about narrowing down photographers? Emerald Stone has just a few suggestions of things to keep in mind while interviewing potential photographers, things we like to discuss with our brides every day.

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