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Mackenzie & Ted.  The Grider family.  The Winders family.  The guests.  The vendors.  The venue.  The location.  The EVERYTHING.  

We just absolutely adored this entire wedding weekend and are excited to share it with you all!  We traveled to Hilton Head Island for Mackenzie & Ted’s wedding weekend at the beginning of November.  It was a destination wedding for all and definitely went down as a weekend to remember for everyone involved.  What a spectacular weekend it was!  Everyone was well taken care of, well fed, and there was no shortage of fun, conversation, or partying! 

Before we even get started, we wanted to thank the Griders for having us down to not only photograph the weekend, but to celebrate with them as well.  We couldn’t have felt more loved and welcome the entire weekend.  We had a blast with you all and are so very thankful we could be a part of such a special occasion!
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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina


Venue: Sea Pines Resort

Planner: Amanda Spencer with Spencer Special Events

Videographer: Hart to Heart Videography

Wedding Dress: BleuBelle Boutique

Tuxes: The Black Tux

Band: Sol Fusion Band

Catering & Cake: Sea Pines Resort Catering

Photography: Ivan & Louise

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