Matt & Sydney 7-20-2019

I recently had the privilege of capturing my Nephew’s wedding day in Norther Delaware at the Thousand Acre Farm.  It was a beautiful day even with temperatures soaring ABOVE 100 degrees.  Family and friends had a fantastic time celebrating Matt and Sydney’s big day.  Enjoy the sneak peeks and congratulations to Matt and Sydney on the start of their lives together.

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Jakob and Megan – Winter Engagement



The first day of winter was extremely cold, but we still had fun heading out to Tyaskin to squeeze in some engagement portraits just before the holidays. Spending time with a fantastic couple like Jake and Megan is our favorite way to close out 2014! Enjoy this peek into the fun we had, and we look forward to capturing their big day in June of this year!

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Garrett + Emily – Salisbury, MD wedding

I am particularly close to this wedding, having known Emily since we were both young. I was more than thrilled when she and Garrett came to us to do their wedding! It’s been wonderful seeing their love grow and working with them leading up to this day.  It was like springtime in the middle of October. As Emily walked the aisle on her father’s arm, she kept the happiest grin.  Garret whispered to her “you’re gorgeous” and my heart nearly melted. The ceremony was held at Asbury United Methodist church in Salisbury, and the reception at The Fountains.

Emily and Garrett, we want to thank you! Thank you for putting your trust in James and me to document this amazing time in your lives. What an honor it was to be a part of the celebration! Love you both and wish you many many of the happiest times!

-Amanda & James































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Matt + Brooke: Anniversary

Matt and Brooke were married last August at Lighthouse Sound in OC, Maryland. It was a pleasure working with them again for their anniversary portraits at the Cove in Nanticoke. They really are such a fun loving couple to be around! Great conversations and many laughs. Enjoy these sneak peeks!
















Yes, Brooke we had to, because you are just too cute!

Thanks again, to the two of you, for giving us the chance to document the love you share! Here’s to many more loving years!


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Garrett + Emily – Ocean City, MD – Engagement Portraits

Last Monday James and I went to the OC inlet for Garrett and Emily’s engagement portraits.  I have known Emily for several years now, so I can’t say enough how thrilled I am that they have trusted us to be their photographers! We had many laughs and such fun getting these – hope you enjoy the sneak peeks!

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Mary Beth + Evan: Bethany Beach engagement session

Amanda and I have the great joy of capturing Mary Beth and Evan’s wedding in a couple of weeks in Bethany Beach.  I met up with them Sunday to get in their engagement portraits at the same place where they will exchange vows in August.  They are such an easy going and fun couple.  We had a great time capturing these and many other images during their session.  Don’t they look great together?  Can’t wait for your wedding and getting to share in your special day with both of you and your families.  Enjoy the sneak peeks.  To see their full gallery of images check out their PASS gallery here.













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Courtney + Shannon’s Wedding- Cambridge, MD Wedding Photographer

I love photographing weddings where we have worked with the family before.  For us it was Colby’s wedding a few years back.  Colby just happens to be the sister of Courtney, the bride.  Stay with me, the C names can throw you off.  I think it says a ton about how much trust we build with clients when they ask us to come back to capture another of their daughter’s weddings.  By the way, it is truly an honor to have been be part of two beautiful Foxwell weddings.

Courtney and Shannon were married at their friends beautiful property on the water in Cambridge, MD.  This wedding caught us by surprise when Shannon, during the ceremony, asked Liza(Courtney’s 7 year old daughter) if he could be her step-dad.  It was like a whole other proposal in the midst of a beautiful wedding ceremony.  I am a sensitive person anyway and I simply lost it during that exchange.  I’m glad, at times, that I can hide myself behind my camera.  It was incredibly sweet and was one of the most humble things that I have ever seen a groom do.  Way to go Shannon!!  Oh…by the way, Liza said yes and off they all went to party the night away.  These are just a few of the images that Amanda and I captured during their beautiful day.  Enjoy the sneak peeks and we cannot wait to show you the whole story of your day at your preview party.

Thank you for trusting us with your story and your day.  You and your families have been awesome and we count you as dear friends.  Sincerely – James and Amanda

Courtney’s beautiful flowers and her stunning dress waiting for her to finish with her makeup.
Shannon getting ready and Courtney being helped into her dress by her sister Colby and Krista, one of her bride’s maids.
This was one of the sweetest ring bearers we have had the pleasure of meeting….look at those eyes, wow!
Courtney’s daughter, Liza as her junior brides maid. Courtney’s dad’s navigating the walk to the altar, and the cute flower girl showing proper flower tossing technique…through the handle of the basket.
Amanda captured Shannon catching his first glimpse of his beautiful bride as she was escorted by her dads at the start of the ceremony. I love this sequence and the range of emotions.
Liza…will you allow me to be your step-dad? YESSSSSS!  Now where did I put that tissue?


Yeah! we are married…let’s celebrate!
A couple of shots of the bride and groom. Courtney was absolutely stunning in her gown. Shannon…you’re not so bad yourself!
Hanging out with the girls.
Courtney and Shannon by the water after the ceremony.
Like I said before…stunning. Amanda captured the image on the left using a little whisp of Courtney’s veil….love it!
Good looking and fun bridal party!
First dances…yes, there is a tear rolling down Courtney’s cheek.




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Sarah + Brian: Ocean City, MD Wedding

When you get to a wedding reception and the couple and the guests dance for an hour BEFORE dinner is served you know you’ve landed in with a fun-loving and wonderful bunch.  I had the honor of capturing Brian and Sarah’s wedding at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club in Berlin, MD.  The entire day was amazing.  From meeting the girls at the family’s condo in OC, Brian and Sarah’s first look, On The Edge playing the reception, to shooting at the brand new Ocean Pines Yacht Club, it was all a whirlwind and a spectacular day.

Sarah + Brian – I couldn’t have asked for a more easy going couple to spend the day with.  You both have the nicest families and great friends.  I wish you the best in this journey of marriage.  Thank you for your trust in me to capture your day.  Enjoy these few sneak peeks and I can’t wait to share your whole wedding day story when we get together for your preview party in a few weeks.

Sincerely – James

The Samba Pa Ti Condo in OC, where I met the girls getting ready. The flowers looked great, but got left behind at the condo…Sarah’s beautiful lacy gown from Dryden Dress Co.


Sarah and her baby Dakota.
Sarah and Brian’s first look on the back steps of the Samba Pa Ti.
Stopping on the beach in OC for a few shots together before heading over to the Yacht Club for the ceremony.
The brand new Ocean Pines Yacht Club’s beautiful paver patio….where the ceremony took place.
A few portraits after the ceremony.


Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Having their first dance together.
Sarah and her beautiful gown.
Having fun at the reception and Sarah’s dad sitting in with the band rocking out Mustang Sally on the drums. It was epic!!
The toasts were amazing. Such a range of emotions, laughter, tears, a little roasting, childhood pictures shown, and deeply sincere words. It was a gift to hear your friends share at your reception.
Parting shot of Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
 The Vendors that made Sarah and Brian’s day beautiful:
Flowers: Ocean Greenery
Baker: Smith Island Cakes, Salisbury MD
Entertainment: On The Edge
Hair: Creative Day Spa in OC MD
Dress: The Dryden Dress Co. Salisbury MD
Caterer/Event Coordinator: Ocean Pines Yacht Club
Colors: Mint Green and Coral
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Open Mic Night – James Seip Photography 2014

There are some nights during my year that are difficult to put into words.  When I started in this business I wanted to have a creative way to say “Thank You” to my wonderful clients, something that was different and something that would combine what they loved with me and my photography.  Open Mic Night was born out of that desire and my love of music.  Over the years I have had the great privilege of photographing and getting to know so many musically talented people.  Open Mic Night allows those two worlds to collide in a beautiful and ethereal evening of wonderful music, delicious coffee, and rich friendship.

This year’s event did not disappoint.  We outgrew our venue last year, so we moved our Open Mic to Viva’s second, much larger shop.  This was a good switch seeing that people were pouring out the doors as even more clients performed and invited their friends and family to enjoy the evening.

Thanks to all who shared their musical gifts and talents.  I was blown away again by the caliber of the performers and the range of music that came from the stage.  Thanks as well to everyone who came out to support the performers and enjoy a wonderful evening.  I look forward to planning next year’s Open Mic Night and having my clients take the stage yet again for an amazing evening of music and friendship.

Amanda had the presence of mind to capture the event so that we could share it on the blog and facebook.  So here are a few images from the evening.  Till next year!!!!

View from the outside during Kathryn's performance of a Celine Dion song.
View from the outside during Kathryn’s performance of a Celine Dion song.
Brittany and Brandon rockin’ it out.
Rachel doing her thing!
A few of our younger performers: Dorey played a few pieces on classical guitar, Jessie on the flute, and Alex on the violin. Amazing talent for these young kids. Along with Kasey caught by surprise enjoying the show.
Ashlyn – one of our amazing barista’s for the night.
Emily and Kevin. I swear that Colbie Caillat showed up and sang at Open Mic.
Some details from the evening.
Kathryn belting out some Celine Dion….amazing voice Kathryn. Kelsey and Anna singing their hearts out. Again, another amazing duo.
Some of the crowd hanging out enjoying the music. Thanks for coming!


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