Tuckahoe Plantation Lavender Elopement | Richmond Wedding Photographer | Alex + Tiffany

 Tuckahoe Plantation Lavender Styled Elopement | Bride + groom portraits

If I could photograph elopements for the rest of my life I would be happy! There's something so amazing about a couple who wants to celebrate the intimacy of their marriage more than anything else on their special day. For Alex and Tiffany, after 4 years of life and a daughter together, it just made sense to say yes forever. But the love between these two was obvious from the first moment Alex broke out into a grin when he saw his bride to the very end of this beautiful day.

These two met by chance - they both attended different colleges and Alex happened to see his future wife one day on his campus. Although at first he told me she did not even pay a little bit of attention to him, it was only a matter of time until she recognized this gem of a man and began to fall in love. Fast forward to last Saturday as the two met at the historic Tuckahoe Plantation wedding to begin their married life together and bring their story full circle.

Alex and Tiffany, I can't thank you enough for inviting me to be a part of such an intimate and special day in your lives. I will never forget the way you two looked at each other, the tears that flowed down your cheeks during the ceremony, and the laughter between the moments of sincerity. I wish you two only a lifetime of happiness together.

Planning/Styling: Charming Debonair Weddings | Venue: Tuckahoe Plantation | Florals: The Flower Guy Bron | Dress: David's Bridal | Makeup: Regan Wolfrey | Calligraphy: Amanda Day Rose | Cake: The Buttercream Bee | Rentals: Nathaniel's Unique Events

 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Lavender calligraphy invitation suite
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Chanel perfume
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Blush and lavender rose bridal bouquet
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Blush The Mrs. Box ring shot
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Dried lavender ring shot
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Dried lavender wedding details
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Blue gray groom portrait
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Blue gray groom's bowtie
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Outdoor ceremony space with overhanging trees and greenery
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride walking into wedding ceremony

If you look closely, you can see the tears streaking across Tiffany's cheeks as she finally said I do to her husband.

 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Wedding ceremony
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Wedding ceremony first kiss

Even though it was an elopement, these two couldn't leave their adorable one-year-old daughter behind on this special day.

 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride and groom with daughter
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bridal portrait with blush and lavender rose bridal bouquet
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Blush and lavender rose with greenery bridal bouquet
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Greenery wedding arch
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride + groom portraits under greenery arch
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride and groom walking portraits
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride + groom portraits
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride + groom portraits
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride + groom portraits
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride + groom portraits

This gorgeous sweetheart table was put together by Charming Debonair Weddings...and it was just stunning.

 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Lush lavender and rose sweetheart table
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Lavender, white, blush, and gold place setting
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Lush lavender and blush rose sweetheart table
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride and groom portraits with sweetheart table

On top of that was this gorgeous table...and another amazing cake by The Buttercream Bee!

 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Styled white and lavender cake table
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | White and blush naked cake with gold calligraphy cake topper

I'm in love with this calligraphy sign by Amanda Day Rose!

 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Calligraphy Shakespeare wedding sign
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride and groom portraits with styled cake table
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Lush green, lavender, and blush rose bridal bouquet with eucalyptus leaves

Tiffany made one stunning bride and The Flower Guy Bron made one stunning bouquet! Those blush, lavender, and white roses complement the eucalyptus and greenery perfectly.

 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Iconic bridal portrait
 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Eucalyptus, blush rose, lavender rose, and white rose bridal bouquet

Congratulations Alex and Tiffany...the best is yet to come!

 Elegant Lavender Plantation Elopement | Bride and groom portraits

Maria Grace Photography

My name is Maria, and I am a wedding and family photographer based out of Hampton Roads, Virginia, but I am always excited about traveling. I love families who truly enjoy spending time with each other and living life together. I love couples that are looking forward to their wedding day because they are so excited to finally be married to.