Their ceremony started with beautiful music, then the music died down and a strong beat started and the music started to build again, little by little… It was time for Kendall to make her debut! This day was one debut after another! First it was their incredible ceremony! (I hope it’s not weird that I sang along with every song!) Then it was arriving at the stunning Dover Hall Estate! What a DREAM venue and it’s right outside of Richmond! (Future RVA brides, take note!) The next debut was the group dance to “Uptown Funk” that catapulted the whole room into 3 hours of non-stop dancing!!!

Michael and Kendall made me blush when they kept telling us how much they loved us but I don’t think they really understood just how OBSESSED we were with them and their day! It was a long day with double the amount of guests and TRIPLE the amount of bridal party members and yet I would shoot their wedding every weekend if I had the opportunity to. It is VERY clear to me why these two had a 28 person bridal party. The new Mr. & Mrs. Twining are two of the most genuine people we’ve ever worked with and I cannot WAIT to share their day with you!!!

These are heirlooms broaches that Kendall wore in her hair!

Wow! Dover Hall’s bridal suite is a dream!

Love these neutral bridesmaids dresses!

Look at all of those girls!!!

Ha! No idea what was happening here…

… But there there is definitely a lot of documentation of it!

It was POURING rain during this shot!

Their entire bridal party laid hands on them and prayed for them after they took communion and I got teary. What a powerful way to begin a marriage than to have your best friends (all 28 of them!) praying for you!

Love Michael’s shot of the kiss!

Kendall don’t hate me for this… I LOVE IT!!

The moment they realized Michael’s twin brother was still crying after the ceremony. The sweetest!!!


Oh Dover Hall I love you!

Dress Store | Bella Rosa Bridal

Florist | The Green Flamingo

Ceremony Venue | St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Reception Venue | Dover Hall Estate

Coordinator | Hannah Lowman

Hair & Make Up | Glam Squad

Entertainment | Sam Hill Band

Cake | Sweet Fix

Catering | Mosaic Catering & Events

Bridesmaid Dress Store | Magnolia’s Bridal

xoxo, Katelyn
27 Comments Weddings
  1. Emily Malizia reply

    WOW KK!!! This Wedding is STUNNING!!!!!!!!!!!! Definitely a new top 5 fav!! You nailed it!! Congrats Michael & Kendall, you’re day was BEAUTIFUL!!

  2. Jill reply

    WOW!! I am blown away by the beauty of the venue and of their love- but even more so by your capturing of it! And that bridal suite!!!!! <3<3<3

  3. Deborah Zoe reply

    Wonderful!! And how fun that you got to be close to home :)

  4. Karena Dixon reply

    This might be my favorite wedding of yours. So beautiful and so sweet!

  5. Jenny reply

    I love that they included information to explore the estate; you could get so lost in that building, I swear it should come with GPS! Beautiful photos :)

  6. Meghan reply

    Wow! There are literally no words! This. Is. SO. GORGEOUS!!

  7. Alexandra {Heart Love Always} reply

    WOW!!! I have major hearts for eyes for this!! <3

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  9. Kathryn reply

    WOW!! That is one incredible wedding. What a venue!!

  10. Julie McCarthy reply

    Lovely wedding. That bridal suite is amazing!! :)

  11. Jen Olmstead reply

    New favorite KJ wedding EVER? PRETTY SURE. So many of these are amaaaazing. Joyfully, genuinely, authentically amazing. <3!

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  13. Meredith Sledge reply

    OH MY GOOOOOOOOOOSH. Most beautiful wedding you’ve ever shot! so many incredible details and WOW, what a venue!

  14. Sarah Anne Hayes reply

    Katelyn!! This wedding is just incredible!! Absolutely gorgeous job!! Especially managing that large of a bridal party!! Goodness gracious! Props to you girl!!

  15. Candace reply

    INCREDIBLE! I wish I could have seen this in real life! This estate is mind blowing! so good!

  16. Kristina W. reply

    Oh wow, this is a princess wedding!!!! Incredible! Gorgeous! Congratulations to Michael and Kendall!

  17. ashley reply

    WOW! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!! Such a gorgeous venue and beautiful day! Way to rock it out! :)

  18. Kristen reply

    Wow Katelyn! You did a spectacular job! Beautiful photos!!!

  19. Rebekah Carter reply

    Wow, what a gorgeous location for the reception! I LOVE the picture of the woman holding the baby; that baby just has the cutest expression!

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