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potomac shores golf club wedding - Brett Denfeld Photography

September 19, 2016


potomac shores golf club wedding - Brett Denfeld PhotographyCHRISTINE & JEFF | A  POTOMAC SHORES GOLF CLUB WEDDING| DUMFRIES, VIRGINIA


It may have been September but the sun was shining brightly in bright blue sky. It was warm – okay it was hot – but we survived! I arrived at Potomac Shores Golf Club early to scope the place out. Christine came bursting through the doors in her Bride-to-be robe with the biggest smile on her face! She and her bridesmaids got ready in one room while Jeff and his groomsmen kicked back across the hall. Christine and Jeff had written each other a personal letter to be read before the ceremony! So sweet! I used it as a background for a few ring shots then the notes were distributed. Jeff read his letter amongst the chaos in the boys locker room and Christine read Jeff’s among her bridesmaids… it look a little bit longer because Jeff wrote in cursive… he later mentioned that he “probably should have” written in print on the back so it was easier but he forgot. (haha). Christine and Jeff opted not to see each other before the ceremony but shared a moment around the corner from each other – “Hi Jeffrey! Are you ready?!”

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After the ceremony, friends and family gathered for family photos and hugs all around! Afterwards, the guests left and we had time for bridal party and bride and groom portraits! Finding shade was the top on my list after standing in the heat for a while!

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Christine and her bridesmaids and bridesman!cj-wedding-371_webcj-wedding-378_webcj-wedding-354_web

Jeff and his boys!cj-wedding-389_webcj-wedding-398_webcj-wedding-340_web

SQUAD GOALS!cj-wedding-419_webcj-wedding-425_webcj-wedding-430_webcj-wedding-432_webAhhh gorgeous!cj-wedding-439_webcj-wedding-441_webcj-wedding-455_webcj-wedding-464_webcj-wedding-474_webcj-wedding-469_webAhhh, CONGRATULATIONS, Mr & Mrs HILL!cj-wedding-472_webcj-wedding-487_webcj-wedding-494_webcj-wedding-444_webcj-wedding-501_web

After a few photos alone, Christine and Jeff changed into the traditional Vietnamese wedding outfits for a few photos before heading off to the reception!cj-wedding-512_webcj-wedding-520_webcj-wedding-534_webcj-wedding-516_web

The reception was held at Fortune in Falls Church. Packed with family and friends, Christine and Jeff made their way around to each table during the 10 course dinner! YES – 10 courses! After dinner, Christine and Jeff shared their first dances and lastly, cut their cake! The biggest naked cake I had EVER seen!cj-wedding-550_webcj-wedding-554_webcj-wedding-569_webcj-wedding-589_webcj-wedding-597_webcj-wedding-599_webThe SWEETEST photos I’ve ever seen!cj-wedding-601_webcj-wedding-609_webcj-wedding-611_webcj-wedding-629_webcj-wedding-640_webcj-wedding-656_webcj-wedding-664_webcj-wedding-669_webcj-wedding-670_web


Thank you Christine and Jeff for allowing me to be a part of your big day! I hope you two are enjoying your honeymoon in Thailand!!!

xoxo bd



Complete vendor list coming soon! But in the meantime – thank you to Kelsie at Potomac Shores Golf Club for helping everything go so smoothly!

Thank you to my second shooter and friend, Kir2Ben, for helping with this wedding!


  1. Lundi says:

    Amazing work! You really captured the happy feelings of the day!

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