How punk music created one amazing Philadelphia wedding photographer

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Allebach Photography embraces bright colors on and awesome brides and grooms!

Last time we talked about our sponsor Philadelphia's Allebach Photography, we explored his gorgeous, sexy, and LGBT-friendly couples boudoir photography shoots

But longtime Offbeat Bride readers will truly know Mike Allebach as the "tattooed bride photographer." But did you know how he came to be obsessed with tattooed brides? It's actually a really cool story involving punk music:

Strangely enough, my journey into wedding photography started when I was in a punk rock band. But before photographing weddings, I photographed punk bands.

In my heart I'm instinctively inclusive, always looking for ways to draw others into the circle and make them feel wanted, heard, and appreciated. It's my punk rock ethic. The uniqueness of my photos comes from the uniqueness of my clients. And I believe I have the best, most unique clients in the world.

Allebach Photography is also featured in our Offbeat Vendors guide!
Allebach Photography has been a magnet for colorful, quirky, and bad-ass couples and now it's very clear why. The same thing that makes people who feel unappreciated and unwanted is exactly what makes Mike Allebach see and appreciate you! That's why in his over-a-decade of wedding photography, he's photographed LGBTQ, straight, straight-edge, roller girl, nerdy, steampunk, punk rock, rockabilly, tattooed, not-tattooed, interfaith couples, and couples with disabilities.

Along with an amazing boudoir and wedding photographer, Mike Allebach also offers super-fun engagement photography. And right now, you can get your kick-ass engagement shoot with Allebach Photography at a discount…

Offbeat discount:

Mention you saw him on Offbeat Bride and Mike Allebach will hook you up with one hour of wedding coverage for free, or an engagement session.

Don't be afraid to bring your dog, bring your cosplay, bring your tattoos, and your punk rock ethic to your wedding, and show off your offbeat love through the lens of Allebach Photography!

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