On a misty, rainy day in September, Maria + David got married at the historic Flanders Hotel in Ocean City. They have so much style and personality, and after their engagement session, I was really looking forward to this wedding. Unfortunately, after some pregnancy complications landed me in the hospital, I had to find a replacement photographer just one week before Maria and David’s big day. It felt like a huge disaster and I was so upset I was going to have to miss their big day. That’s where Lauren Allmond Photography came in. Lauren agreed to photograph the wedding for me, and she did such a beautiful job. I am amazed not only by her creativity, but also by the kindness she has shown me. As I edited her wonderful photos, I felt like I was at the wedding and experiencing it all. I was left with some questions (what song did David perform for Maria??, why was someone wearing a fish head??, can I be friends with this bridal party??), but they just add to the mystery. Maria and David handled the situation with such gracefulness and and so much understanding. Even though I didn’t get to shoot their wedding, I will never forget how fun it looked or how nice they were about the entire situation. I wish them a big congratulations – I know they are going to have the most awesome marriage.