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OTI + ESE – A WASHINGTON DC WEDDING

Hello blog stalkers, here’s the wedding post you’ve been waiting for since my last wedding post in June. I can guarantee you that this post was worth the wait.  Once in while you meet a couple not only with great ideas but willing to put in the time and  logistics to make it happen and that couple will be Oti and Ese. Oti’s and Ese’s wedding has to be one of my most covered events of last year with endless photo ops  from the getting ready to when the lights were turned off at the reception.

A special thank you to team BCG for a well coordinated event. I know you might be tired of hearing this but I still believe a well planned event translates to a beautiful wedding shoot. As usual, I couldn’t have it done without my awesome second shooters – Femi and Nick.

Prep Hotel – Hotel Rouge, Washington DC. Reception- Bethesda Ballroom. Second shooter – Femi Paosin & Nick. Wedding Planning & Coordination – BCG Events. Reception Decor – BCG Events. Makeup – Shade Hair – Wunmi. Video – Femster

 

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A last minute idea came up to do something fun and Oti and her bridesmaids rocked the idea

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I’ve done this shoot with bridesmaids many times and I have to say this has to be one of my favorite. The clean white robes against the red was just perfect.

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We took the first look pictures at the Carnegie Institute.

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What we do now in church when there’s a little time spare:)

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Caught Femi as he dropped the ring by mistake but he couldn’t recover fast enough

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Caught Oti’s expression when she saw her decor

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We planned to do a quick shoot before the doors were opened for guest – here is my fave

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Oti got a bit emotional  when she saw her cake

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……..so she decided to do a shoot with her cake..love it!

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Something in that wine glass got Ese’s attention

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Nancy having little bit too much to drink I think:)

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Oti and Ese’s crowd really came to party as you would see below. I love to shoot good parties.

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Love this shot.  It looks like the little girl is in trouble with her dad for getting cake:)

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Not sure what happened after Oti took off Ese’s jacket but all I can tell is that they just had a handsome little boy a few weeks ago:)Congratulations Oti and Ese!

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An Elegant Gold+Lemonade+Mint Washington Wedding | - […] Today’s Washington DC wedding is effortlessly chic, classic, and completely lovely! With sweet words from Ese in mind – he only dreamed about being married, and Oti looked every bit the perfect partner for their soft, romantic wedding day. The pair were married under a stunning arch draped with fabric and florals, guests dined at the beautiful Bethseda ballroom which was designed by the amazing team at BCG Events , and everyone danced the night away, all thanks to the help and guidance of Ese’s wedding planner, the BCG team. See every photo captured by the talented Dotun Ayodeji here […]

andrew - beautiful and Inspiring!

Fotografia Slubna Gdansk - Beautiful set of photos!

Chris Snowden - Wedding Photographer - What an amazing set of images. Beautiful work!

Ify Ada | ChiefWedsLolo.Com - What a fun looking wedding! I love seeing photos of people getting down on the dance floor. And that sweet heart table decor….. Wow, I had to do a double take. Lol. And Lol, at you don’t know what happened that night, and now they have a baby boy. 😉 You’re too much.

Osaz - Hi, lovely blog you’ve got. I would love you to come cover my wedding on the 31st of Jan 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria. I’ve also spoken with Sunkanmi’s husband about it and you were highly recommended. Please hola ASAP. Cheers!

Monsuru Tiamiyu - This is so interesting to view, lovely couple great photographer :)

sandra - well it was a great wedding cos I was there! I will be seeing you soon, Mr. photographer, cos you will be doing my sisters wedding next yr, 2015 baby! she told me that you will be her photographer. great work!

Wemimo - This is nice… So lovely… Beautiful couple … Lovely guests… Good job dotun!

kelechim - You did an amazing job!!!! the bride n groom look very astonishing in all the pics!!! still wish u both the best in ur journey of love… shout out to the new, handsome baby!!!!

Akintayotimi - LMAO @ the last comment – Not sure what happened after Oti took off Ese’s jacket but all I can tell is that they just had a handsome little boy a few weeks ago.

Your commentary made it alot more fun to view

Dayo Adefulu - Great job as usual Dotun! What a fun couple :)

Lara - Indeed a great story you told here Fotun!!! Oti and Ese did a wonderful job choosing u!!! U captured this wedding to a fault of beyond great!!!!

Jen - I remember this wedding, it was indeed the wedding of the year, we danced all night it was so much funn! Such a beautiful couple! i loved all the bride’s dresses simply beautiful!!!

Toyin - Beautiful coverage and lovely wedding.

Carolina - I just know who will do my wedding no matter where I will be, Dotun!!! So amazing photos

Olaidebabs - Amazing pictures

wani - what a beautiful wedding – great job :-)

gech - Awwwww. Beautiful.

Efe - Beautiful pics. Mehn Dotun is simply the best.. he captured all the beautiful moments..

Ije O. - That was def the wedding of the year!! I had so much fun. You captured some great shots!!

Abimbola bimbo - Lovely pictures I wasn’t there but I enjoyed it you captured every moment like it should never end lollzzz. Well done FAB job.

Ochuko - Oh, I remember the fun that day … Awesome job Dotun :)

Jide Alakija - WOW! That dress is awesome! Looks like a really fun wedding too. :)

Oyin - Love!

nancy - ahhh thanx dotun finallyyyyyy….u captured all the beautiful moments indeed great job as usual the pics are lovely. btw the bridesmaids shoot in the robe was so niceee wow!!!

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