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Save the date for this super fun loving couple. When Lisa had the idea of having their engagement photos at the same location as Sachin's proposal I got super excited and jumped at the chance. The light is always so amazing in down town Mystic in the winter and I just knew we would create magic. When Lisa showed up with matching coffee mugs that said Love Madly I got was in heaven and they even brought the beautiful sign I sent them with their soon to be new last name. when my brides get creative with their engagement sessions and even bringing the little things to make it their own just melts my heart. We laughed our butts off trying to stay warm with the wind over the water but they were good sports and you would never know how cold it was outside. Their love shined through and made it feel like it was 80 degrees that evening. I just love having fun with my couples and catching those little looks that they give each other when they don't think I am looking or taking a photo because those moments are my true favorite and I just get giddy inside when I catch those. I can't wait to photograph Lisa and Sachin's wedding this fall at the beautiful Bill Miller's Castle. These two are going to light up the night and I just know its going to be an absolute blast to be a part of. Thank you Lisa and Sachin for trusting me to be your photographer.
Katelyn and Anthony where do I even start with this adorable couple. Anthony's parents where so kind to host the intimate family wedding at their cottage home in Canterbury right before Christmas. We couldn't have asked for a better day after having freezing tempetkres the week prior filled with a bunch of snow their day ended up being absolutely gorgeous outside. This made for some beautiful outdoor wedding portraits. I just love when my couples will brave the weather and trust me when I have these crazy ideas of tracking through the snow on their wedding day. I mean the snow went so well with their winter wonderland theme. The intimate ceremony started with a special phone call between the bride and her grannie who couldn't be there and then down the stairs to her awaiting groom. Anthony's face lit up when he say his bride for the first time. The ceremony was no surprise filled with plenty of laughter and some tears. You can feel the love in the room just by looking around. I think my favorite part was the dog... Yes the dog even had her own flower girl dress for the wedding. She truly stole the show haha. It was a pleasure to be a part of such a special day and I was honored to meet this incredibly loving family who happen to live right down the street from me.
When I first talked to Gina on the phone and heard the news about her secret plan to surprise her husband with a vow renewal I got so excited. One of the most romantic gestures ever. The best part is he had no clue and I mean the venue was the perfect cover. Who would think of having a vow renewal at high end bowling alley? Well Gina did and I think it was such a fun idea. The evening was filled with their closest friends and a lot of laughing and smiles. Thank you Gina and Roland for allowing me to share this special night with you. Heres to many many more happy years of marriage to you both!
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When I got the distress call from Tracy 2 days before her daughters wedding at The Nathan Lester house I just new I had to jump in and help a fellow photographer out. Everyone deserves beautiful wedding day photos. I mean heck I literally could have walked to the venue. I love being around the corner from such beautiful historic venues in Ledyard. When I arrived right before the ceremony all I could see is the loving family members running around setting up the perfect simple decorations. It was simply stunning and so special. One of the most emotional intimate weddings I've had the pleasure of witnessing. I loved that Sara and her dad stopped at the back of the isle to say a little prayer before Jose turned to see his beautiful bride walking down the isle. His reaction was priceless and so sweet. He literally burst into tears. Tracy had only 3 weeks to pull this special day off, but I have to say she nailed it and I know Sara and Jose loved it. Thank you Tracy, Sara and Jose for allowing me to be a part of one of the most special days of your lives.
After our first date was completely rained out I was so excited for the gorgeous light we had for Sarah and Jim's engagement session at Harkness Memorial State Park. I could not have asked for a better fall sunset filled with gorgeous colors and a beautiful couple. One thing I always love when my couples show up with a personal prop that mean so much to them. When Jim told me he brought his family guitar I jumped with excitement and knew just what I wanted to use for the ring shot. These two are naturals in front of the camera and it truly showed during their session. We had a blast together. This engagement session was filled with lots of laughter. Sarah & Jim are so in love and it really shows how much they care for each other. I can not wait to photograph their gorgeous fall wedding next September. If its any indication of how much they care for one another I can only imagine the day will be filled with so much laughter but also tears of joy.
The Ledyard Sawmill was the perfect choice for Erin and Jeff's engagement session. They are the sweetest couple and speak to my southern rustic loving heart. When I first met Erin at a bridal show I knew from that moment that we would have a blast working together. These two are so fun to be around its no wonder they are going to have a fun party of a wedding next July. It takes a very selfless person with a big heart be a nurse. I can't wait to see all the gorgeous shabby chic decor she is planning for her wedding at Wright's Mill next summer. I can just imagine its going to be beautiful and knowing the way Wright's Mill puts on a wedding it will be spectacular and the perfect day. Thank you Erin and Jeff for letting me make beautiful memories for you both during this wonderful time in your lives!
What a sweet genuine couple Kathryn and Kevin are. When I got the call from Amy Mello that she needed a 2nd shooter for this wedding I couldn't help but get super excited after hearing her tell me all about the couple. I've been wanting to get a chance to visit the Preston Ridge Vineyard and this was the perfect time to do so. I have to say anyone who is looking for a rustic chic vineyard style wedding will not be disappointed with this beautiful venue. Upon meeting Kathryn and Kevin I could tell instantly how in love they are. Amy told me so much about this couple that I felt like I knew them personally before the big day arrived, and I could tell she was personally invested in this wonderful couple. She told me how they were both adopted from Korea when they were younger and just happened to meet when they both started working in the same school district. How fun is that to meet your sole mate while your doing a job you love so much! The love of music was clearly shown in all the hand selected details of the Preston Ridge Vineyard wedding. Kevin even had a few of his students who were so happy to come out and play for them during the ceremony. Thats says something about someones character and devotion to their students. Sadly I only got to participate in part of the day and I hear Kevin and Kathryn preformed a music number for their guests and I missed the best dance party ever...
Thanks again Amy, Kathryn & Kevin for letting me share is such a beautiful and meaningful day! Congratulations and I know you will have a wonderful and adventurous future together.
I had the pleasure of working with some of my favorite vendors for this Preston Ridge Vineyard wedding and I can't wait to share them with all of you and my future brides who I know will LOVE everyone of these vendors for sure.
Reception Venue: Preston Ridge Vineyard
Catering: Ivy's Simply Homemade
Florals & Design: KLW Design Co.
Wedding Cake: Zest Fresh Pastry
Videography: East Coast Image
Katie and David chose to have a beautiful rustic wedding at The Retreat at Bradley Pond in Tallahassee Florida. This place was gorgeous! Seriously an amazing venue. The Retreat at Bradley Pond, nestled beneath majestic canopy of oak trees and Spanish moss, and is one of Tallahassee's favorite venues for a wedding. There is so much history there its incredible. There is an unlimited opportunity to take some amazing pictures between the beautiful pond with a small intimate dock to the old country store and Grist Mill that has graced the area since the 1920's. I had a ton of fun getting to know Katie and David. They sure know how to work hard and you can tell they put a lot of work into planning their perfect day. Katie even made every guest their own personalized mason jar to take home. Oh and I can't forget how amazing both their rings look. I am obsessed with them. The couple even took some time out of their day to take a stroll to the country store and ride on the hand made swing. Over all their day was pretty epic. I would highly recommend having a rustic wedding at The Retreat at Bradley Pond! Thanks again to my awesome second shooter Andrea for being there with me. You rocked it girl and I hope we get to shoot another wedding together in the future when I come back to Tallahassee for another wedding.
Come view another beautiful wedding we photographed at a gorgeous wine Vineyard below!
This Winery wedding was so stunning from the vineyards to the barrel room. I would say its perfect for a rustic shabby chic bride with all it has to offer with a touch of elegance and beauty at every turn.
I couldn't stop taking photos of this beautiful bride and her new husband in the grape vines. Jenna and Brian were so adorable snuggling and showing off how much they love each other. This do it yourself bride had amazing decorations with a simple yet elegant touch to them.
Did you see that bouquet... Yes it was absolutely amazing and I could have taken photos of it all night long.
The bridal party was so much fun and entertaining to say the least they even tried throwing the groom in the dumpster. I've never laughed so hard in my life at a wedding. They partied hard and got down on the dance floor for hours.
I loved being part of this beautiful couples wedding day and couldn't thank them enough for having me shoot this wedding for them. It was like we've known each other forever by the time I left that night!
I hope you enjoyed these beautiful photo of Jenna & Brian's special day as I did taking them. Please follow my blog to see more of my work when posted.
" Venue : Valenzano Winery in Shamong NJ "
We would love you to see this gorgeous backyard wedding including horses below!
I want to start by saying Brianne... girl you looked STUNNING!
It was such an honor to have been a part of such a fantastic day. Marc and Brianne were such a joy to work with, so much so that I feel maybe they need to write some sort of guide for future bride and grooms. It was smiles and laughter all day... That is what a wedding day should be!
Listening to the bride and her girls singing beautiful hems upstairs while they were getting ready was just magical. You could hear the beautiful voices all the way outside the farm house. The groom started to tear up with excitement that this special person was about to be his wife!
We couldn't have asked for a more gorgeous day. With the fear of thunderstorms before the ceremony began, Brianne was not stressed one bit and had faith the skies would clear and surely they did right as the bride was about to walk down the isle!
None the less we were able to step outside the gorgeous farm house to grab some beautiful portraits with the horses. These two should be models I swear I could have photographed them all evening...
Once again, Thank you so much for having me a part of this special day! You two looked so happy and in love and it truly warmed my heart!
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