Bride: Lauren Ann Johnson, 28, Creator of

Groom: Elo Raphael Oji, 30, Principal Financial Analyst

The Big Day: 9/12/2015
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Style: Midnight Romance

Romance Is In the Air

Love for Elo and Lauren didn’t start off with a smooth sailing. In fact, when they first met she thought he was rude. But something about him was so intriguing, she couldn’t shake the feeling that something about him was special. For Elo, it was a look in Lauren’s eye that let him know she was the one he was destined for. Five years of courtship, solidified their romance including many ups and downs that only proved that they could make it through anything. On a September day in Virginia, they took the next step towards their forever. With the help of their son Greysen, they merged modern moments with traditions that were rich in Nigerian culture to make their transition into wedded bliss memorable for a lifetime. These two toasted to the good life in love because they knew when they found the one for which their souls were made, it was only right to say “I Do.” See the moments from Mr. and Mrs. Elo Raphael Oji’s midnight romance and all the amazing love they shared. 

Photos by Joshua Dwain

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