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Wedding photographer, Dunkin' Donuts enthusiast, and lover of all things romance and weddings.

Meet Ally

There are so many lovely things to say about Iman and Marcus but I’ll leave it at this — through a pandemic, lots of setup changes, 2021 challenges, revamped plans and even a venue change two weeks before their wedding… none of it could stop these two. Their excitement, positivity and joy were infectious, they never wavered, and their hearts guided them to a beautiful celebration.

Cue a dream team of vendors: Faris El-Layl Dabke  kicked the night off with a traditional Egyptian zaffa; the gorgeous  Hopkins Grove  with an incredible backdrop; Manic Pixie MUA  highlighted our gorgeous bride’s beauty; Spilled Milk Catering with an incredible menu; the dreamiest of florals from Fleur de Lis Florist Baltimore ; sweet details by Amy Scripts; a romantic reception dream brought to life by Honeywood RentalsAce Royale & Select Event GroupDJ Bo keeping guests moving; and all of these unforgettable moments captured by Pretty Wedding Films and the lovely Neysha Bauer Photography.

From Iman:

“Ally helped us plan, design, and execute our wedding from scratch. We had a limited budget and lots of ideas. Ally worked with us to define our vision and create something beautiful, romantic, and fun that authentically represented who we are. She was flexible and navigated our changing wedding size (COVID) with grace and friendliness. And when our original venue fell through 2 weeks before wedding day, Ally helped us as we pivoted to a new space.
Finally, on the day-of, Ally handled everything from vendor interactions and coordination to set up and décor to facilitating all our activities to checking in and making sure we were good. Ally was absolutely a pleasure to work with and we would absolutely recommend her for any couples planning their weddings!”

Photography | Neysha Bauer Photography
Videography | Pretty Wedding Films
Catering | Spilled Milk Catering
Floral Design | Fleur de Lis Florist Baltimore
DJ | DJ Bo
Zaffa | Faris El-Layl Dabke
Makeup | Manic Pixie MUA
Calligraphy | Amy Scripts
Dress | White Swan Bridal
Hijab | Veiled Collection
Hijab Pins | Haute Hijab
Rentals | Honeywood Rentals Select Event Group
Drape |  Ace Royale
Venue |  Hopkins Grove


Intimate Romantic Wedding at Hopkins Grove | Iman + Marcus

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017


Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A gorgeous multicultural wedding filled with rustic and romantic details and complete with an Egyptian zaffa // by Neysha Bauer Photography

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