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Lindsay & Eric – Charleston Wedding Reception Details

Lindsay & Eric’s Charleston wedding reception was full of beautiful details and style. The reception was held at the historic Francis Marion Hotel in the Grand Ballroom. Todd, with PDA Lighting and Sound, created a stunning ambiance in which to showcase the orchid arrangements created by Charleston Flower Market.   VIEW MY COMPLETE WEBSITE HERE – WWW.BKCPHOTO.COM To book your Charleston wedding photography with Brian K Crain | Lifestyle Wedding Photography, please visit my wedding photography site at www.bkcphoto.com. You can also call me directly at 866.780.8258. I would love to talk with you one on one about your dream wedding. I would be honored …

Dominican Republic Villa Photos

During my recent assignment to the Dominican Republic to photograph a tobacco & cigar factory, I was able to see a little of the island. Although it rained for 3 of the 4 days I was there, the last day I got to venture out to Cabarete Beach on the coast northeast of Santiago. There I got a few photos of one of the best spots in the world to go kiteboarding, an absolutely amazing sport.  On the drive there, we went through the mountains where I saw some of the Dominican’s most beautiful countryside .  Also I was able to photograph the …

Dominican Republic Tobacco

My latest assignment took me the the Dominican Republic. My assignment was to photograph the making of cigars for a tobacco manufacturing company who wanted to update their marketing images with new photography for a new website launch. I have to say that this was one of my most unique and interesting assignments. And it was a nice break from photographing white dresses. Although I love weddings, the textures and grittiness of the cigar factory was a photographer’s dream. Here are the highlights.                                   …

Melanie & Ward – Key West Couple Session

On our first day in Key West, Melanie & Ward decided that they wanted to do their couple session early before their guests started arriving. We started out at the The Casa Marina Resort which was right around the corner from The Reach Resort, which was where we were staying. The Casa Marina Resort resort had a beautiful lobby with plenty of natural light. There was also a beautiful row of palm trees that lead to the beach and pier. We then went into town. Our first stop was at the court house where the officially signed the marriage papers. …

Melanie & Ward – Key West Wedding Ceremony

Melanie & Ward’s wedding was held at The Reach Resort in Key West, Florida on their beautiful gazebo. Kristin Artz of Swankey Events took care of all the details while Melanie did her hair and make-up in her room, which overlooked the beach venue. The wedding took place just before sunset, which allowed for a romantic mood yet I still had plenty of light to work with in capturing all the details and emotions. I really loved photographing this wedding, because it was so intimate. I felt over the course of the extended weekend that I was able to get …

Melanie & Ward – Key West Wedding Reception

After A beautiful ceremony, Melanie & Ward continued their wedding festivities on the beach at The Reach Resort in Key West, Florida. The reception was a casual barefoot event. With the setting sun, Melanie & Ward and their guests enjoyed tropical cocktails, dancing, a conga line and even a limbo contest. Everyone, including myself, had an absolute wonderful evening. Ceremony: The Reach Resort– Gazebo Bridal Gown: Allure Bridals – Far & Away Collection Bridal Hairpiece: Milan Event Floral Bridesmaid Dress Designer: Adrianna Papell Ceremony Bridal Shoes Designer: Grazia Grooms Attire: Luigi Bianchi Mantova Hair/Makeup: Studio Marie Pierre Floral Designer: Milan Event Floral Wedding Coordinator: Swanky Events – Kristin Artz and …

Lani & Curtis – Riviera Maya, Mexico Wedding Details

Here are some details and moments I caught before Lani & Curtis’ wedding at the beautiful El Dorado Royale Spa & Resort on the Mexican Riviera Maya. The bride used bright bold colors in the flowers and bridesmaids’ dresses, while the groom and groomsmen wore khaki suits. VIEW MY COMPLETE WEBSITE HERE   To book your destination wedding, visit bkcphoto.com or call 1.866.780.8258

Lani & Curtis – Riviera Maya, Mexico Wedding Ceremony

It was an absolutely beautiful tropical wedding for Lani & Curtis. The West Virginia couple decided to go to Mexico to get married in front their family and friends. The intimate destination wedding was held at the beautiful El Dorado Royale Spa & Resort on the Mexican Riviera Maya, just 25 miles south of the Cancun International Airport near Playa del Carmen. Lani & Curtis exchanged their vows in the Resorts’ Gazebo in front of approximately 25 guests. Photos followed on the beach. VIEW MY COMPLETE WEBSITE HERE   To book your destination wedding, visit bkcphoto.com or call 1.866.780.8258

Lani & Curtis – Riviera Maya, Mexico Wedding Reception

After a beautiful wedding at the  El Dorado Royale Spa & Resort on the Mexican Riviera Maya, Lani and Curtis’ reception was held near the pool.  The tables all had tropical centerpieces that matched the rest of the day’s flowers. The chef and the staff at the El Dorado Royale Spa & Resort treated the guests to tropical drinks and an assortment of mexican food and desserts. VIEW MY COMPLETE WEBSITE HERE   To book your destination wedding, visit bkcphoto.com or call 1.866.780.8258

Lani & Curtis – Mexico Couple Shoot

The morning after their wedding at the El Dorado Royale Spa & Resort, Lani, Curtis & I strolled beach to do some last minute photos before they left on their honeymoon. Just past the edge of the resort, we found an area that had a rocky shoreline that was really gorgeous. The time of day would not have been my first choice, but due to the time restriction we had, this was the only time we could do the shoot. I would have loved to be able to bring them back that evening and have a more romantic mood to the …