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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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Clare & Patrick || Classy Wedding at DC Estate Winery

July 18, 2023

This past Saturday was a BEAUTIFUL wedding! And an extra special one because it was Deirdre’s younger sister’s wedding! I’ve known Clare for 8 years now thanks to my friendship with Deirdre and it was so wonderful to see her finally marry the man of her dreams! Patrick makes Clare so incredibly happy and she […]

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Sammy & Will || Breathtaking New England Catholic Wedding

July 1, 2023

Our last wedding of June was an absolutely stunning day in Waterbury Connecticut with Sammy and Will. Sammy & Will met at Franciscan University and share a mutual deep love for Christ and the Catholic Church. This was so clearly evident on their wedding day from every aspect of their Nuptial Mass, to the Catholic […]

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Courtney & Tommy || Classy Inn at Vint Hill Wedding

June 27, 2023

This stunning Northern Virginia wedding was such a dream! The day started off at Courtney’s childhood home where she and her bridesmaids were getting ready. Courtney was so relaxed and joyful and I knew from the first few minutes that the rest of the day was going to be wonderful. As I was capturing Courtney’s […]

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Marykate & Ross || Epic Wyoming Wedding

June 22, 2023

If I had to describe Marykate & Ross’s wedding in just a few words I’d say picture this: sweeping mountain views, the most down-to-earth, genuine, and just plain cool two people madly in love with each other, a beautiful Byzantine ceremony steeped in tradition, and a posse of children running, climbing, dancing, and playing having […]

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Vince & Nikki || Elegant Waterfront Cleveland Wedding

June 14, 2023

On a gorgeous Saturday at the end of May, Vince & Nikki became husband and wife. Their wedding day was a beautiful reflection of their love for one another, for God, and for their families and friends. Both of them exude kindness and generosity and it’s hard not to smile when you are around them. […]

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Evelyn & Daniel || Timeless Country Club of Fairfax Wedding

June 9, 2023

Evelyn & Daniel’s wedding was a day of timeless beauty! From the use of Monet’s iconic work in the invitation & table numbers (created by the talented bride) to the flowing cathedral veil & stunning lace dress that Evelyn wore, to the vintage Cadillac they hired, everything was classy, elegant, and perfect for Evelyn and […]

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Sam & Joe || Gorgeous St. Francis Hall Wedding in DC

May 31, 2023

Sam & Joe’s DC wedding was the definition of a classy downtown affair. I first met Sam & Joe at their engagement session last Fall and we had fun walking around Alexandria and chatting about life while I took their photos. They both are such kind and intentional people and their personalities complement one another […]

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Nati & Ben || Vibrant & Joyous Wedding in New Jersey

May 24, 2023

On the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, Nati & Ben were married in a gorgeous historic Catholic church surrounded by their loved ones. Their day included lakeside portraits (with a gentle breeze gifting us with the most perfect flowing veil photos), a dramatic first dance, and a late night visit from an ice cream […]

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Julia & Danny || Marian Inspired Wedding at the Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine

May 22, 2023

Julia and Danny’s gorgeous wedding was the day before the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and very fittingly, they had Marian elements scattered throughout their day. The day started at Julia’s childhood home with her many bridesmaids, flower girls, parents, and their adorable dogs. Their wedding Mass occurred at the National Shrine of Our […]

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Anna & Peter || A Springtime Millstone Events Wedding

May 2, 2023

Anna & Peter’s wedding on Divine Mercy Weekend could not have been a more beautiful spring wedding day. Anna and Peter opted out of having getting ready photos so we started the day at the Church and took some time taking separate bridesmaids and groomsmen portraits. Shortly before the wedding ceremony began, Anna and Peter […]

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Caroline & Max || Windy Wedding Overlooking Ohio River

April 11, 2023

On the Feast of the Annunciation, Caroline, and Max were married in St. Peter’s Catholic Church in downtown Steubenville. It was a surprisingly windy day but the wind was the only hiccup and their venue, the beautiful Williams Golf & Country Club had plenty of beautiful indoor locations where we were able to take the […]

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Lilly & Nicky || Stunning & Faith-filled FUS Wedding

March 31, 2023

Sudden violent swirls of snow and wind appeared out of nowhere as Lilly arrived at Franciscan University’s campus an hour before her wedding. Holding her dress and veil up off the ground, she ran down the path toward the Portiuncula chapel and ducked inside to escape the wild weather outside. The heavy wooden doors shut […]

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Lauren & Bryan || District Winery Navy Yard DC Wedding

March 7, 2023

This stunning winter wedding was an elegant downtown affair at District Winery in the Navy Yard District of Washington DC. Lauren & Bryan are both kind, humble, and generous people and their wedding day was a reflection of all the things they hold dear: their love for one another and their love for their family, […]

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Kierra & Drew || Floral Inspired Wedding at The Regent

February 23, 2023

My second wedding of the year took Deirdre and I all the way down to Tampa, FL. Kierra and Drew (who’s October engagement session I just blogged) were married at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Riverview FL. The day was absolutely beautiful! I started off with Kierra and her girls at her family’s house while […]

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Kierra & Drew || Bok Tower Gardens Tampa FL Engagement Session

February 2, 2023

This past October I was in Florida for Patricia and Justin’s wedding and before I came home, I made a pit stop in Tampa to meet Kierra and Drew and photograph their early morning engagement session at Bok Tower Gardens. Kierra and Drew are one of the sweetest couples and I could tell instantly that […]

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