Grace Ormonde Wedding Magazine | Cephus’ Wedding Featured in Top International Wedding and Fashion Magazine!

When God blesses you, sometimes they pour out of control.  Two days ago, my dream as come true!  I’ve been featured in Grace Ormonde, one of the top wedding magazines in the world!!!    After ten years of trying to get featured, it finally happened.  Thank you Cristina and Joe for this amazing opportunity.

Special thanks to wedding decor extraordinaire Tanya Wilbon from the Event Group for the referral and Jackie and Chike for bringing Grace Ormonde to the Coterie Retreat so I could finally meet the iconic wedding publisher.    Tanya, I can’t thank you enough so hopefully accomplishment will put a smile on your face.  I also want to thank my amazing team of Marco, Matt and Joi for helping me with this amazing wedding.  Thank you Grace Ormonde and Erica Couto for making my dream turn into a reality!!  Click here to view the editorial!

Here are all the vendors that made this wedding possible:

Caterer: Ridgewells Catering, Bethesda, MD; Cake: Gateau Distinctive Cakes, Warrenton, VA; Floral and Event Design, Planner and Linen: The Event Group International, Reston, VA; Rentals: Syzygy Events International, Washington, D.C.; Tent and Lighting: Skyline Tent Company, Charlottesville, VA; Entertainment: Onyx, Washington, D.C.; Stationery: Little Bit Heart, Annapolis, MD; Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier; Veil: Oscar de la Renta; Bride’s and Groom’s Shoes: Christian Louboutin; Groom’s Tuxedo: Gucci; Cinematography: Blue Sky Films, Silver Spring, MD; Photography: Keith Cephus Photography, Virginia Beach, VA

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Lauren @ten23designsMarch 29, 2015 - 9:57 am

Beautiful wedding and beautifully photographed. Congratulations on the feature Keith!

Thanks Lauren. Means a lot coming from you!! xxoo

CheriMarch 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm

Congrats Keith!! Gorgeous Wedding!!

Jillian @ OneTouch EventsMarch 30, 2015 - 2:22 pm

Absolutely stunning, Keith!! Congrats on a beautifully deserved feature :) Cheers!

Cephus Photographs Bravo TV Actress Demetria Lucas D’Oyley for the Cover of Munaluchi Bride Magazine!


I am soooo excited about photographing award winning author, blogger and actress ‪‎Demetria‬ Lucas D’oyley from Bravo TV’s “Blood, Sweat and Heels” for the cover of Munaluchi Bride magazine! Just want to take the time to thank Jackie and Chike for this amazing opportunity!!!!

Watch the Season Premiere this Sunday, March 29th at 9/8c on @BravoTV. ‪#‎MunaLuchi‬ ‪#‎MunaluchiBride‬ ‪#‎BloodSweatHeels‬
——— Cover Details:

Munaluchi Bride @munaluchibride
Cover model: Demetria Lucas D’Oyley @abelleinbk
Photography: @kcephus
Bouquet: @makiniregaldesigns
Fashion Stylist: @vaingloriousbrides
Venue: @oheka_castle
Wedding Gown: @yumi_katsura_couture
Headpiece: @elishacaplan
Hair: @nikkinelms
Makeup: @ashuntasheriff
Bracelet + earrings: Happily Ever Borrowed
Cake: @dessertsbydana

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The Founders Inn & Spa Photographer | Love and Basketball | Peyton and Maurice’s Ring Dance Photo Session!

Here are a few of my favorites from Peyton and Maurice’s “Love and Basketball” themed photo session!  The two high school basketball stars wanted to do something creative and cool for ring dance.  Thank you Venessa and Kenny for making this two athletes look their absolute best and thank you Josh for assisting.  Special thanks to Peyton’s mom Mia Turner for giving me this amazing opportunity to capture the hearts of these two awesome young adults!!



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Photo Shoot with Miss Hampton University Joye Parker!

Had a great day yesterday photographing Miss Hampton University Joye Parker!  She was amazing to photograph and has an awesome disposition.  Special thanks to Wil Strayhorn for doing her hair and makeup.  Thanks  Jay for assisting and Hampton University for your continued support!!


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Virginia Beach Maternity Photographer | The Founders Inn & Spa | Lara’s Maternity Session

Here are a few of my favs from cover model Lara Bush’s maternity session.  I’ve had the extreme pleasure of photographing Lara on several editorial assignments and she has been a jewel to work with!  I was truly honored to photograph this special moment for her.  Special thanks to Sara Lynn for assisting and styling this lovely session.  Lara and Justin, I am so excited for the both of you and may God continue to bless you.  It’s a boy!!


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My Son Brandon’s Ring Dance Photo Shoot at The Founders Inn & Spa!

Here are a few of my favs of my son Brandon and date Amelia’s photo session at the Founders Inn & Spa before ring dance.  If you remember, he did his proposal with the doughnuts a few weeks ago and she said yes!  We gave Brandon the keys to the beamer to pick up his beautiful date.  Just can’t believe my son is a young man.  Mad props to Miguel’s at Maya Couture for making Brandon and the Kellam High school boys looking good!


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AprilMarch 15, 2015 - 10:55 pm

These are great pictures (I would t expect less) of a great-looking couple! It looks like the doughnuts was a great start! Wedding Photographer | Chrysler Museum Wedding Photographer | Nicole and Phil’s wedding featured in!

Thank you for featuring my amazing ‪#‎chyslermuseumofart‬ wedding this week! @manwifedog @candicethemakeupartist @ishafoss @rogerthedj @lafagain @laurenfrancisco ‪#‎blessedcouple‬  Click here to see their special feature in

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Sports Wrap by Coastal Virginia Sports Editor Keith Cephus | Hampton Pirates, SC State Advance to MEAC Semifinals

The Hampton Pirates beat Morgan State 91-71 at the MEAC tournament to advance to the semifinals.   Reginald Johnson and Deron Powers led the Pirates with 18 pts each, knocking off the 11th seed Morgan State.  South Carolina St edged NC A&T 63-54 in one of the most exciting games of the day. SC State led 37-21 at the half but NC A&T rallied back to tie it late in the second half.  SC State freshman guard Edward Stevens hit a desperation 3 pt field goal with the shot clock at 1 to put the SC State ahead for good.   NC A&T forward Bruce Beckford finished with a 17 pts and 8 rebounds.

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