It’s so fun living in Maryland and getting to shoot at new and different venues!!! Ostertag Vistas is one of those different venues for me! I have to admit, I’ve NEVER shot had a barn for a wedding!!! I’ve shot many weddings inside barns with other photographer friends, but I’ve never had an AMP couple choose a barn as their venue!!! Ostertag Vistas is tucked away a little past Frederick, Maryland, surrounded by hills and it was the PERFECT Maryland day!! The sun was out and if this is ANY glimpse into what SpringsWhen Natalie and Caleb inquired with me they had described their day as rustic and romantic. Filled with books and lavender and string lights hanging from this old restored barn. If you remember Natalie and Caleb met over the copy machine in the High school they teach at. They had the longest date ever in D.C. They had brunch, they roamed the museums, did all the sightseeing and ended up with sushi as dinner.
Listening to their friends talk about them makes me really see how AMAZING my couples are. The kindness, and compassion they have. The love and appreciation they have for themselves and their friends and their family. Natalie a High School English teacher and Caleb a High School Chemistry teacher they joined their professions with lab test tubes and books as decor and old vintage library cards as their seat cards with the quote:
Natalie’s vintage gown from Maggie Sottero was a perfect nod to her simple yet romantic look which I LOVED!!!! The guys wore gray suits, Caleb rocked his suit with a lavender tie with the best tie clip I’ve EVER seen: A STAR TREK ONE!!! Caleb and I discovered our joint love for Star Trek at their engagement session. Which made me love him EVEN MORE! See, I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation with my Dad. Caleb even came out for the ceremony to the intro song to the new Star Trek Discovery series Her bridesmaids wore blush It was truly a perfect day for them. I hugged them goodbye at the end of the night and made sure to throw Caleb the Vulcan “Live Long and Prosper” sign. I feel so incredibly lucky to have been a part of their day!!!
Venue: Ostertag Vistas
Flowers by: Blue Orchid Creations
Hair and makeup: The Cutting Edge Styling Salon
Cupcakes: Angel Cakes, LLC
DJ: DJ Alchemist
Bridal Dress Designer: Maggie Sottero
Bridal Gown & Bridesmaid : The Bridal Boutique