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Hey friends and welcome to the IMK Blog! My name is Mary Kate (aka Mary Katherine) and I am an East Coast & Destination wedding photographer for those seeking all things good, true, and beautiful. I am so glad you are here and I hope you enjoy browsing my past work, exploring my recent travels, and perhaps even learn something new! 

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Annie & Ryan || Sage & Navy Corner House Wedding

July 28, 2021

“To Heaven we climb.” These were the words that Annie ended her wedding letter to Ryan with and these four words completely encapsulate these two and their desire for their marriage and the life they intend to build together. Annie & Ryan’s sage and navy wedding at The Corner House in southern Indiana was beautiful […]

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Amy & Andy || Fairytale Backyard Micro Wedding

July 20, 2021

Amy and Andy’s micro wedding took place in the beautiful Maryland countryside. Amy looked like a bride straight out of a fairy tale with her stunning flowy gown, real flower crown, and her beautiful soft curls. And the flowers, I could not get over their flowers! Huge pink peonies were the star of the florals […]

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Mary Kate & Lucas || Boho Spring Engagement Session

July 13, 2021

Oh my goodness, this engagement session gives me all the feels! Mary Kate and Lucas met at Franciscan University and their close friendship eventually turned into this beautiful relationship. These two are so fun and so dang photogenic! We started their engagement session out at the golf course at FUS and then headed to Sally […]

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Monthly Faves: June 2021

July 7, 2021

|| May 2021 || April 2021 || June was a busy month for me even though I actually only had two weddings. Despite that, I still managed to be out of town almost every weekend and the days flew by (as usual). I actually had a harder time coming up with this list because I […]

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Mary Katherine & James || Colorful Catholic Philly Wedding

July 1, 2021

It was on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes that James first asked Mary Katherine out on a date. Little did they know then that just a few short years later they would become husband and wife in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Philly. Their day was filled with joy, love, and […]

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Esmeralda & José || Carpinteria Bluffs Engagement Session

June 28, 2021

Let me introduce you to two of the most fun and adorable people I have had the pleasure of photographing. Esmeralda & José are high school sweethearts who will finally be getting married next January. They have been patiently waiting for this for several years and they are more than ready to enter into this […]

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The First Look: Stories From Real Couples

June 21, 2021

Over the past few years, I have had more and more couples choose to do a First Look and they all have had such amazing experiences that I decided to ask a few of them to share their experience with all of you! While I can explain all the benefits of a First Look and […]

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Amy & Andy || Patapsco State Park MD Engagement Session

June 16, 2021

Ok you guys, this is the LAST shoot from 2020 that I haven’t shared with you yet!! It’s only taken me six months into 2021 to get this up but you know what, better is late than never, right? Alright, enough about me, this post is all about Amy and Andy and I am so […]

Engagements

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Kateri & Patrick || Champagne & Blush New Orleans Wedding

June 5, 2021

Picture a gorgeous bride and groom under sprawling mossy oak trees, surrounded by their best friends (the boys looking dashing in their navy suits and floral ties and the girls looking like models in their satin champagne dresses), dancing to the distant jazz music and laughing despite the humid southern heat and you’ve got a […]

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Monthly Faves: May 2021

June 1, 2021

|| April 2021 || Happy June 1st! Wow, I can’t believe we are already into June! I feel like as soon as wedding season hits, time just flies by at lightning speed. This past month I jumped headfirst into wedding season with four weddings in four different states (welcome to my normal busy season life […]

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Paola & Matt || Vibrant Washington DC Spring Wedding

May 28, 2021

Terracotta, pink, and white with pops of yellow and red made up the perfect vibrant spring wedding color palette. Add in the full bloom rose gardens at the Franciscan Monastery, a perfect sunny day, a gorgeous Mass, an epic reception and you get the magical combination that was Paola and Matt’s wedding.  Paola and Matt […]

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Lynn & John || Immaculata Engagement Session

May 19, 2021

Y’all. This is the final fall engagement session I have left to share! Phew. I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to catch up on these but I am so glad I made the effort to share them because they all deserved their time being showcased on my blog! Lynn and John are two […]

Engagements

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Abby & Alex || Classic Old Town Alexandria Wedding

May 17, 2021

Old Town Alexandria is known for its classy, upscale historic neighborhoods and cobblestone streets. And everything about Abby and Alex’s wedding day fit Old Town perfectly. From their classic color scheme of burgundy and navy with accents of blush and gold, to Abby’s timeless dress and elegant updo, to the historic Church of St. Rita’s […]

Weddings

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Kody & Chris || Grand Hall Dayton Wedding

May 6, 2021

On May 1st, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, Kody and Chris were married in the beautiful church of Our Lady of the Rosary in Dayton Ohio. It was the perfect temperature and weather for the first wedding in May and the entire day was surrounded with so much joy and grace. Everything about […]

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Monthly Faves: April 2021

April 30, 2021

If you have been following me for several years, you might remember that I used to do monthly reading blog posts where I would share mini book reviews on all the books I had read that month. That series was fun while it lasted, but it slowly petered out (partially because I’m not reading quite […]

Monthly Faves, Personal

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