xoxo, Celia

Hello, lovely! Want to check out wedding photography blog and see the latest wedding, anniversary, or engagement session? You're in the right place. This little corner of the Internet is eye candy for Philadelphia brides and grooms who love bright and airy photography to get inspired for their upcoming session, learn more about Celia Ragonese Wedding Photography, and see our latest travel adventure. Grab your coffee and read on!  

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“Set me as a seal upon your heart.” – SONG OF SOLOMON How should I begin to describe the perfect beach summer engagement session? It begins with Emily and Kevin — these two darling souls live life with harmony in their faith, their love, their compassion, and their virtues. Radiating with warmth, they will become […]

“The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want.” -F. SCOTT FITZGERALD Would you have ever thought you could find piece of France in New Jersey? Thanks to wedding photographers Lauren and Tim Fair of Lauren Fair Photography, I had the immense pleasure of being […]

“Of everything I have seen, it is you I want to go on seeing.” – PABLO NERUDA Amy & Troy were married in front of their closest friends and family on a cool summer evening with just a kiss of autumn in the air. Their charming, bohemian wedding at The Maas Building in Kensington was […]

“You are the road of love and my home.” – RUMI Anniversary photography sessions exude a quiet romance, and capturing the beginning of a marriage is honor — whether it’s on the first day or the 365th day. Lauren and Grant’s one-year anniversary session was transcendent in the early morning light in Philadelphia’s Old City […]

“You are one of my nicest thoughts.” – GEORGIA O’KEEFE When you ask Amy about her fiance, Troy, her face lights up the room. She takes a few seconds to reflect on her favorite thing about him and she says, “His thoughtfulness…Definitely.” She goes on to describe how he cares for her, for family and […]

“Is there a special way to say hello or good-bye in Scotland?” I asked my friend who is my expert on all things Scottish. “TA!!” said my friend. “You can say ‘ta!’ as a way to say good-bye.” And with a little “ta!” to Philly, my husband, Charles, and I were off to enjoy Edinburgh […]

“I have found the one whom my soul loves.” -SONG OF SOLOMON 3:4 “He noticed her eyes first, those cerulean pools of infinity. She noticed his presence, warm with quiet strength.” These words from their engagement session rang true during their wedding day as Kendra and Stephen spoke the words of everlasting love, the sun […]

“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.” -F. BORMAN Sharing a few sneak peeks from our time in Scotland! Although I’m keeping up with wedding editing, I thought I might like to share a few photos of Edinburgh for anyone who is interested in choosing this verdant and beautiful city for their honeymoon […]

“If I know what love is, it is because of you.” -HERMANN HESSE They met in high school only to have the strings of fate bring them together a few years later when he was at Drexel University and she was at Temple University. Their ephemeral first impressions in high school gave way to a […]

So excited to share more from this French-inspired and romantic styled shoot from the Lauren Fair Photography Workshop at Jardin de Buis soon!