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10 Best “Date Night” Spots in Fishtown Philadelphia

HEY HEEEYYYY Philly people!! At Lydia Joy Photography, we ditched the traditional “engagement session” and invited our couples to join us for “date night” sessions instead. Fishtown, Philadelphia is the perfect spot to explore multiple locations with plenty of unique spots without having to venture too far.

Here are my 10 favorite “date night” spots in Fishtown:

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September 18, 2021

It’s Time For OUR Love Story || Lydia + Dwayne || So Tell Me Your Love Story

“This podcast episode has been, by far, the most requested so here ya go! My hubs, Dwayne, and I are finally jumping on the podcast to share OUR love story! This episode was so fun to record and I am literally SO psyched to share it with you!!”

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April 29, 2021

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5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Wedding Album

1. tells your story
2. passed down through generations
3. technology changes
4. personalized to fit your vibe
5. tangible way to look at wedding photos

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November 26, 2020

Kellen + Sean || Engagement – The Anthem House – Baltimore, MD

This past Friday, in the *unexpected* snow fall, I made my way over to Baltimore, Maryland to photograph Kellen + Sean’s engagement session. We started at The Anthem House, the spectacular apartment building where the two of them live, and we ended at Little Havana, a small bar down the street. Not only were both […]

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February 4, 2019

Rachel + Davey (aka: rayday) || Historic Odessa, Delaware

Rachel + Davey’s wedding at the beautiful Historic Odessa and celebration at his family’s farm was one for the books.  The day was full love and sentiment, and you know I’m a sucker for details full of back stories.  From sycamore tree’s that were planted on Davey’s great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather’s wedding […]

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May 25, 2018

What the Heck to Wear When Photographing a Wedding *girl, I got you*

Ok, so let’s be honest.  As female photographers, figuring out how to dress for weddings is tough.  This is a battle I’ve been fighting for 4 years now, and I finally think I’ve got it down. (trial and error, right?)  I went through the phases of this dress is too long, this dress is too short, […]

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May 18, 2018

Adrienne + Chris || Longwood Gardens – Kennet Square, PA

Working with Adrienne + Chris was so much fun!! I cannot wait to photograph their wedding later this year at Thousand Acre Farm!! Yesterday was their first time ever seeing Longwood Gardens, and they were in awe. Adrienne’s jaw dropped every time we entered a new room (and she went home with a million plants […]

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May 17, 2018

Emily + Jimmy || Ocean City, MD Engagement

At our initial meeting, these two knew they wanted their engagement session at Ocean City, MD.  It’s where Jimmy proposed, it’s where Emily’s family has vacationed for years, and it’s somewhere they’ll definitely be visiting for years to come.  I love photographing at a location that means so much to a couple.  Add sand, saltwater, and […]

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May 17, 2018

Jillian + Dallas || Stoltzfus Homestead & Gardens – Lancaster County, PA

This wedding has an extra special place in my heart. I met Jill about a year ago, when we met to see if she would like to be my assistant when I photographed weddings, and she has been right by my side ever since. When Jill asked me to photograph her wedding, I was so […]

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May 16, 2018

Shannon + Zachary || Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast – West Chester, PA

There’s something so special about a sweet, intimate wedding day. Shannon + Zack were surrounded by their closest family and friends to celebrate their marriage, and their day was so beautiful! Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast was a cozy little venue surrounded by antique eclectic decor, which really fit the vibe of Shannon + Zack’s wedding […]

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May 15, 2018