Fun Outdoor Philadelphia Wedding

The skies were blue as we prepared for this lovely, fun outdoor Philadelphia wedding on the pier. However, there were dark clouds on the horizon.

A powerful thunderstorm was making it’s way towards Philly. I checked my handy collection of weather apps that give me up to date weather reports for the next 15 minutes and told the couple’s friend who was performing the ceremony not to dawdle. We needed to get the show on the road!

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groom waiting for wedding ceremony to begin
bride waiting for wedding ceremony to begin
bride and her father laughing and waiting for wedding ceremony to start
bride laughing
father walking bride to wedding ceremony
bride and her father walking to wedding ceremony
philadelphia riverfront wedding
outdoor Philadelphia wedding on the pier
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Philly wedding ceremony photographed by award winning New Jersey wedding photographer Casey Fatchett

By the time the ceremony ended, the dark clouds were overhead. As I usually do, I swift, painless work of the family and group photos so they could all seek shelter from the storm. Then it was just the bride and groom and myself against the elements!

Outdoor Philly wedding photos
Outdoor Philadelphia wedding photos
Philadelphia restaurant wedding reception
fun outdoor Philadelphia wedding portraits
fun outdoor Philadelphia wedding portraits
fun outdoor Philadelphia wedding portraits

The rain let up as we walked around Philadelphia taking wedding photos. We even found our way over to Elfreth’s Alley, the country’s oldest continuously residential street. The residents were welcoming, but how could they not be. We were a lot of fun to be around.

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romantic Philadelphia wedding photos
Philly wedding photos
outdoor wedding photos in the rain

By the end of it, the rain had started to come down pretty hard again. Luckily, the rest of the festivities were being held indoors.

Planning an outdoor Philadelphia wedding? Or perhaps getting married at an indoor venue in Philly? Whichever the case may be, you should reach out and talk to me about wedding photography! It only takes a minute.

Or, if you want to see more of my work, you can see my most recent samples on my Instagram profile, or you can browse the archives of weddings here on the blog.

When you’re done, be sure to get in touch with me to talk about your wedding!

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