Art + Love in Philadelphia

“Love is the greatest refreshment in life.” — Pablo Picasso

Ariella and Adam are like two peas in a pod, and we are smitten with their love!  This couple’s adoration for art and Philadelphia culture led them to capture their engagement session where the vibrant mural arts are painted throughout Front Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.  Amberella‘s famous Conquer mural is one of their beautiful backdrops, and every vivid art piece is one of the many creative details that made this photo shoot unique.  The bride-to-be also rocked two adorable jackets by AMB Custom-Made, and we think every bride needs one!  Kseniya Berson Photography vibrantly photographed the day as they strolled through Fishtown, and more captivating visuals, plus the bride’s wedding planning journey are all below!

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Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

How They Met

“Adam and I have been friends for a long time. One random day I messaged him on Facebook because he was looking like a real ‘snack!’ :P Both he and I lost a lot of weight since the last time we saw each other. We had our first date walking around my campus for hours and the rest was history…”

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

“I love that he can always make me laugh…no matter the mood, location or situation I can always look at Adam to make me laugh. He also gives the best hugs- not just a normal one- ones where you feel so safe and loved nothing can compare.”

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

The Proposal

“Adam proposed New Year’s Eve in Miami on the beach. He popped the question by giving me a towel and when I opened it – it said will you marry me?”

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Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Engagement Session Inspiration

“I love anything art…always a huge part of my life. When I contacted Kseniya, I knew she was the perfect person to capture the ‘out of the box’ artsy fartsy photos I wanted. I love Philadelphia- the people, the art, and the culture. What better way to catch some out of the box photos then art murals in the city. Between the city life and bright colors what could be better. I think art stands for itself and I needed it to be in my photos.”

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Mural Arts Engagement Session in Fishtown Kseniya Berson Photography Philly In Love Philadelphia Wedding Blog Venues Vendors

Wedding Planning

“HA HA! Wedding planning was not what I expected. We are currently having a destination wedding- who knew it would be so hard! It so much more then you think, you have to think about everything- chairs, flowers, the weather, food! It’s A LOT!!! After carefully thinking we decided getting a wedding planner was the best choice- they keep everything in order which is what we needed. She is a lifesaver!! Every other day I send her ideas of what I want, and she makes my dreams into a reality.”

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Kseniya Berson Photography

“I have known Kseniya’s work for a while. She has done many other weddings and shoots. I love her work. Every photo she shares is honestly art. I can see the time, the artistic eye. & watching her work is amazing! She is honestly one of the best photographers here in Philadelphia! Super easy to work with, easy going, sweet, and patient, and a go-getter is some of the words to describe her. Most wedding and engagements shoot all look the same- same places, same photos but she has that sparkle which I loved and why I decided to pick her.”


Vendors | Photographer: Kseniya Berson Photography | Location: Front Street Murals (at Cecil B. Moore Ave)