Marisa + Neal | Ritz-Carlton Charlotte Wedding

Meet Marisa + Neal…

“Dreamy and Enchanting…”

Back-to-back weekends at The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte.  What more could a girl ask for?

This amazing design comes to us from the sensational Dina Berg Blazek Events.  Dina’s attention to detail is unparallel!  It is incredibly refreshing to work alongside of so many incredibly, talented professionals..and Marisa + Neal’s wedding brought out a superstar A-list team.  I am remarkably grateful to have been included!!

Congrats to you, Mr. & Mrs. Deaton.  I love you to pieces!!

Love these Welcome Bags!

Ahhhhh-mazing bouquet brought to us by Crawford and Company Florists

Heading to meet her groom…

(Utterly in love with her Carolina Herrera gown purchased at Kleinfeld‘s in NYC!)

“Bridesmaid Style!”  Thanks, Angela…you are a beauty!

Delicious programs by Salutations.

Daddy has one more look.  I adore this image!

Cocktail hour in the Pre-function area of The Ritz.  Notice the custom placed carpeting.  WOW!!

And who could resist the mouth-watering Cakes by Jill!

Another amazing touch…the linens!!  All made custom for the event by, Party Tables!

Reception Time!  WOW…Todd Crawford!!  You knocked this one out of the park my friend!!

Ummm…hello!!  Love the chameleon chairs!

Okay…LOVE…LOVE…LOVE…the ghost chairs even more!!

Yes, ladies and gentlemen…you are seeing this one correctly.  The view looking up from the lighted dance floor.  Thanks, Party Reflections!

Amazing light.  Amazing First Dance!

Not a dry eye to be found!

Ice Cream Bar?  Yes, please!!  Ice Sensations rocked this design out!

Let’s party!  The entertainment of the evening was provided by Audio to Go and Noel Friedline Quintet.

A few other special ones to recognize… My 2nd shooter, Steve!  Matt Francis with Dreamlight Films,  Trolley’s Inc, Executive Car Service, Swank, Christ Lutheran Church and Pastor Scott!

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And here is a quick glance at Marisa’s portrait session early this month at her parents South Carolina home.  Mmmmm…delicious!

Hair and makeup (portrait and wedding day) by the oh-so-talented, Jami Svay!

Shanika Butts - Absolutely beautiful. Kristin, all of the cake shots are spectacular. You rocked it as usual.August 25, 2010 – 6:38 pm

Lindsey Regan Thorne - Wow! Stunning!August 25, 2010 – 7:29 pm

Blake Miller - What a stunning wedding and photos! Kudos!August 26, 2010 – 7:26 am

Kristen - Beauty all over the place! wow!August 26, 2010 – 10:43 am

Lisa Hiner - Great job Kristin & Todd! Love the Ghost chairs and the Chameleon chairs!August 26, 2010 – 6:28 pm

Debbie Getter - Kristin,you have given us our “forever” memories with your amazing photos. Words cannot express our thanks. God bless you!August 26, 2010 – 6:36 pm

Helen Wood - What a wonderful dreamy wedding weekend! Congrats again- you made it!!! Lots of love – helen, jeff, beaAugust 28, 2010 – 9:40 am

Holly Bretschneider - Kristin, the photos are phenomenal. Thank you for including Salutations in your blog post. We so enjoyed working with Marisa and Debbie!August 29, 2010 – 4:49 am

Avanti Blakney - This was exquisite. I loved every detail… especially her Carolina Herrera gown paired with Manolo’s… forget about it!!!! :-) KV, you rocked it girlfriend!September 2, 2010 – 5:27 pm

Katie - Can you please share where the Bride got the welcome bags and the bridesmaids earrings? I love them! thanks :)October 25, 2010 – 8:08 pm

Sarah Machen - Team Lucky – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 10:44 am

Kristen Machen - Team Lucky – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 10:48 am

chantal - Team Lucky – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 10:50 am

Danna Jones - Participant Danna Jones: Marisa’s bridal portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 10:58 am

Nancy Polan - team nicole and john-Marisa’s portrait!December 20, 2010 – 11:47 am

Nicole Polan - team nicole and john-Marisa’s portrait.December 20, 2010 – 11:47 am

Rachel Henin - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portrait (soooo beautiful- I LOVE these pictures)December 20, 2010 – 12:52 pm

Jon - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s PortraitsDecember 20, 2010 – 12:59 pm

Ellen - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portraits was taken at her parents homeDecember 20, 2010 – 1:32 pm

Barbara Burkhead - Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portraits was taken at her parents home

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Barbara Burkhead - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portraits was taken at her parents homeDecember 20, 2010 – 1:33 pm

Whitney Brooks - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portrait session at her parents South Carolina home.December 20, 2010 – 2:00 pm

Scott Kirk - Marisa’s Portrait- Team Jessica and ScottDecember 20, 2010 – 2:03 pm

Leslie - Team Sheena Beck- Marisa’s portraits!December 20, 2010 – 2:03 pm

Janie Wilson - Team Sheena Beck- Marisa’s portraitsDecember 20, 2010 – 2:04 pm

Jessica Reinsch - Team Jessica and Scott- Ohhhhlaalaa. Love! Marisa’s PortraitDecember 20, 2010 – 2:04 pm

Mike Davanzo - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer Marisa’s Portrait.December 20, 2010 – 2:05 pm

Cline Beam - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:14 pm

Logan Webb - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:15 pm

Nina Maheshwari - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:16 pm

Courtney Thompson - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:16 pm

steve kirk - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:16 pm

susan kirk - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:16 pm

Elise Watson - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:17 pm

graham Watson - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:19 pm

Niki Panos - Team Lucky – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 2:20 pm

Jim Reinsch - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:21 pm

Gail Reinsch - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:21 pm

Miriam - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portrait.December 20, 2010 – 2:23 pm

Kate de jongh - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:23 pm

Jarrett - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portrait.December 20, 2010 – 2:23 pm

katie russell - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 2:23 pm

Brandy Heagarty - Team Sheena Beck- Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 2:29 pm

Elena - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portraits was taken at her parents homeDecember 20, 2010 – 2:30 pm

Justin Heagarty - Team Sheena Beck- Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 2:30 pm

R Holthaus - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents house”.December 20, 2010 – 2:32 pm

Stacy Kirk - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:37 pm

Bryan Reich - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:37 pm

Christy Chesson - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s PortraitDecember 20, 2010 – 2:43 pm

Myra Brooks - Team Whitney Brooks, Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 2:46 pm

Suzanne Rondinone - Team Whitney Brooks, answer Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 2:47 pm

Kevin Ricker - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 2:52 pm

Kariann Ellis - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 3:05 pm

Susan Hammer - Team Whitney Brooks – Answer: Marisa’s PortraitDecember 20, 2010 – 3:08 pm

Tammi Silver - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 3:15 pm

Natalie O'Leary - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 3:25 pm

Paul O'Leary - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 3:26 pm

Jimmy Holland - Participant for Team Nicole and John: Marisa’s bridal portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 3:28 pm

Melanie Welsh - Participant for Team Nicole and John: Marisa’s bridal portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 3:28 pm

Darlene Davison - Team Whitney Brooks – Answer: Marisa’s PortraitDecember 20, 2010 – 3:51 pm

Ryan Hutchins - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portrait.December 20, 2010 – 4:12 pm

Courtney McAuliffe - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ house.December 20, 2010 – 4:31 pm

Jason Jones - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 4:32 pm

Barbara Hammer - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 4:35 pm

Mara Puerner - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 4:36 pm

Forrest Hammer - Team Whitney Brooks – Answer: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 4:36 pm

James - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 4:41 pm

Pat H - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portraits was taken at her parents homeDecember 20, 2010 – 4:47 pm

Whitney Rowland - Team Lucky – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 4:48 pm

Rob - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portraits was taken at her parents homeDecember 20, 2010 – 4:49 pm

Andrew Rowland - Team Lucky – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 4:49 pm

Hollie Crisler - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 4:49 pm

Pat Mays - Team Courtney and Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 4:52 pm

Emmee Terry - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 4:59 pm

Lindsey Goodall - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 5:04 pm

Danette Machen - Team lucky – MarisaDecember 20, 2010 – 5:09 pm

Pat Mays - Team Courtney and Jason- Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 5:14 pm

John Huddle - Team Lucky – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 5:19 pm

Geoff Brooks - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 5:44 pm

Beth McCrate - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 5:52 pm

Andrea Both - Team Lucky- Marisa’s PortraitDecember 20, 2010 – 6:04 pm

Kelly Higgins - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:05 pm

Abel Martinez - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portrait!December 20, 2010 – 6:10 pm

Katie Trammell - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:10 pm

Courtney Morgan Martinez - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portrait!December 20, 2010 – 6:11 pm

Andrew Trammell - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:11 pm

Kristin Woodall - Team Nicole & John ~ Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 6:19 pm

Ryan Russell - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:25 pm

John - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portrait!December 20, 2010 – 6:30 pm

Martha - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portrait!December 20, 2010 – 6:30 pm

John LoCurto - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:37 pm

Barbara Ellen Warren - Team Jessica and Scott – Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:37 pm

Brittainy Romberger - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:40 pm

chuck - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portraits was taken at her parents homeDecember 20, 2010 – 6:42 pm

Charley - Team Rachel and Jonathan: Marisa’s Portraits was taken at her parents homeDecember 20, 2010 – 6:43 pm

Nate Schar - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:52 pm

Cait Schar - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 6:52 pm

Danielle Vargas - Team Courtney and Abel-Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 6:55 pm

Elizabeth DeLeon - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 7:02 pm

Jamie Faires - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 7:09 pm

Jennifer Faires - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 7:10 pm

Melissa Caffrey - Participant: Marisa’s PortraitDecember 20, 2010 – 7:19 pm

John - Participant Melissa C- Marisa’s PortraitDecember 20, 2010 – 7:23 pm

Emily Hagan - Participant Emily: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 7:35 pm

Chad Hagan - Team Chad & Emily: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 7:35 pm

Matthew Larson - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 7:39 pm

Matthew Larson - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 7:39 pm

jacqueline - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 7:45 pm

Crystal Catoe - Team Jessica and Scott-Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 7:47 pm

bethanye carrigan - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 7:53 pm

Sandra B. Martinez - TEAM ABEL & COURTNEY – MARISA’S PORTRAITDecember 20, 2010 – 8:04 pm

RENE HERRERA - TEAM ABEL & COURTNEY – MARISA’S PORTRAITDecember 20, 2010 – 8:05 pm

RENE A. HERRERA - TEAM ABEL & COURTNEY – MARISA’S PORTRAITDecember 20, 2010 – 8:05 pm

Jackie Bernal - Team Courtney and Abel- MarisaDecember 20, 2010 – 8:06 pm

Nancy Fallwell - Team COurtney and Abel****MarisaDecember 20, 2010 – 8:07 pm

Carly McAuliffe - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 8:07 pm

Linda Stover - Team Courtney and Abel++++MarisaDecember 20, 2010 – 8:08 pm

John Pelick - Team nicole and john…..Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 8:11 pm

Brenda Ferguson - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 8:12 pm

Neely Malone - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 8:13 pm

Aaron Baldwin - Team Whitney Brooks, Answer: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 8:14 pm

jason flake - Team nicole and john: marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 8:15 pm

Sheena Beck - Team Sheena Beck- Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 8:26 pm

James Beck - Team Sheena Beck- Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 8:28 pm

geoffrey polan - Team Nicole and John: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 8:49 pm

A B Martinez Sr. - Team Courtney and Abel- Katie + AndyDecember 20, 2010 – 8:53 pm

Kristin Madden - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 9:15 pm

Amanda - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 9:30 pm

Kelly Gutierrez - Team Courtney & Jason: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parents’ houseDecember 20, 2010 – 9:34 pm

andy polan - Team Nicole and John: Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 9:34 pm

Diane Thompson - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portrait!December 20, 2010 – 9:38 pm

Tom Fallwell - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portrait!December 20, 2010 – 9:52 pm

Lisa Michael - Team Whitney Brooks Answer: Marissa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 9:56 pm

Eva beck - Team Sheena Beck-Marisa PortraitDecember 20, 2010 – 10:09 pm

Leslie Silcox - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 10:11 pm

Holly Chandler - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 10:14 pm

Ted Viveros - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 10:15 pm

Thania Mirtsopoulos - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 20, 2010 – 10:17 pm

Lindsey McDole - Participant Lindsey McDole: Marisa’s portrait was taken at her parent’s home.December 20, 2010 – 10:35 pm

A B Martinez Sr - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portraitDecember 20, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Kyle - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portraitDecember 21, 2010 – 1:44 am

Teresa - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portraitDecember 21, 2010 – 1:44 am

Dave - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portraitDecember 21, 2010 – 1:45 am

Iliana - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portraitDecember 21, 2010 – 1:46 am

Jason Boyle - Team Jessica and Scott: Marisas portrait at her parents houseDecember 21, 2010 – 6:11 am

Trina Jackson - Team Jessica and Scott: Marisa”s portrait at her parent”s houseDecember 21, 2010 – 6:11 am

D.Lee - Team Sheena Beck, Marisa’s portraitDecember 21, 2010 – 6:54 am

Gloria Keyser - Team Whitney Brooks – Marisa’s portraitDecember 21, 2010 – 8:12 am

Tom Higgason - Team Whitney Brooks – Marisa’s portraitDecember 21, 2010 – 8:12 am

kim - Team Courtney and Abel – Marisa’s portraitDecember 21, 2010 – 8:37 am

Kelly Jackson - Team Jessica and Scott: Marisa’s portrait at her parent’s houseDecember 21, 2010 – 9:28 am

Traci Stowers - Team Jessica and Scott: Marisa’s portrait at her parent’s houseDecember 21, 2010 – 9:29 am

Erin Winchester - Team Jessica and Scott: Marisa’s portrait at her parent’s houseDecember 21, 2010 – 10:18 am

Mackenzie - Team Jessica and Scott- Marisa’s portrait at her parents houseDecember 21, 2010 – 11:20 am

Heagarty - Team Sheena Beck- Marisa’s portraiDecember 21, 2010 – 11:58 am

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