Guest Blogger: Mary Basnight

We're so happy to have the regionally and nationally recognized wedding photographer Mary Basnight of Mary Basnight Photography blogging for us. Mary is well known by her peers and her couples for her spectacular photography and coverage of Outer Banks weddings. The images she captures are so clear and candid, they really show off the emotion of the day. And she's no stranger to us -- check out some of her weddings we've featured on our site!

Special thanks to Kristine Dittmer Photography and Acorn Photography for our featured Outer Banks wedding photos

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From Corolla to Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks weddings have a style all their own. Use our Outer Banks wedding planning guide to pull together all the details: Find the best Outer Banks wedding vendors, chat with other brides getting married in the Outer Banks, and see photos from real Outer Banks weddings. Whether you're planning a beach wedding in Duck or a laid-back Nags Head wedding, you'll find all your Outer Banks wedding resources here.

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Amy and Martin's First Look @ The Sanderling more

Posted Thursday 10/11/2012

by Mary Basnight 

Jennette's Pier Fall wedding

Jennette's Pier more

Posted Wednesday 10/10/2012

by Mary Basnight 

Inspiration for an Outer Banks Wedding

Viewing an actual beach wedding is always helpful in understanding the dynamics involved when planning your wedding day. It's the next best thing to being there! Thanks for sharing by Tony BrittanIsland Shore ProductionsMary Basnight Photography, still photosSugar Snap Events, more

Posted Monday 4/25/2011

by Mary Basnight 

Outer Banks Wedding: featured album design

Katie + Nick were married at the Corolla Chapel on the Outer Banks. They chose the Whalehead Club as the location for their family and wedding party photos because of the scenic waterfront and close proximity to the ceremony location. On the way to Duck Woods Country Club for the reception, more

Posted Monday 4/4/2011

by Mary Basnight 

Outer Banks Beach Wedding: Styled by Dorothy Heath-Morris

Bells and Whistles Wedding and Event DesignDana + Brian CarnaggioSeptember 24, 2010How it started... Dana called me one afternoon in January to discuss the details of her wedding on the Outer Banks. She had, at that point, already chosen her bridesmaid dresses as well as her wedding more

Posted Friday 4/1/2011

by Mary Basnight 


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Laura and Kevin's Wedding in Duck

The Couple: Laura Stephens + Kevin Chipman        The Date: May 10, 2008Location: The Saltaire House, Duck NC   Caterer: 1587 with Anne PondRentals: Metro Rental          Photography: Mary Basnight Photography more

Posted Monday 3/2/2009

by Mary Basnight 

Outer Banks Real Wedding: Genelle & Forrest

Photography by: Charo DonohueLocation: Corolla, NCDate: 9.26.08Ceremony: Corolla Chapel Reception: The Currituck Club I had never been to the Outer Banks before this wedding. Genelle told me that it was beautiful up there - I had no idea. Driving up to Corolla (at the northern tip of the Outer Banks, more

Posted Thursday 2/12/2009


Charitable Outer Banks Wedding Favors

The Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Inc., a non-profit group, is charged with physically managing, caring for and protecting the wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs that have roamed the Northern Outer Banks, known as Corolla, for nearly 500 years. The American wild horse is rapidly disappearing and the Banker more

Posted Thursday 2/5/2009


Havy and Richard's Outer Banks Wedding

Havy and Richard celebrated their wedding day on September 28, 2008 in the Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills area of the Outer Banks. Surrounded by close friends and family, they shared their vows by the sea and celebrated with an intimate poolside reception. Havy and Richard fell in love with the more

Posted Wednesday 1/21/2009

by Mary Basnight 

Announcing the Crystal Coast Wedding Showcase

Announcing the newest wedding show at the beach. The Crystal Coast Wedding Salon will celebrate it's premier debut on March 28th - 29th so get the calendars ready for a fabulous weekend meeting vendors and making wedding plans if you have set your sites for a beach wedding. Rachel Munroe, owner more

Posted Tuesday 1/13/2009

by Mary Basnight 


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