Picks up where daydream left off. It brings Mulder and Scully into our world and invites us into theirs.
The real world:
Washington DC is a setting for the show, but the use of a real hotel and a real time makes it a key component of the wedding
The Embassy-Park-like background strengthens the locale's reality and character, especially in contrast to the usual settings of the television show.
The event itself is more of a real world event – they don’t happen much in the xfiles – it’s not a soap opera - but most people in our universe marry.
Again the photo technique:
-sepia tones, connected with age, not usually associated with television
-not soft focus – the photo seems more real