Eyes up, heart open
Matthew + Allison had the most stress-free, gorgeous wedding day at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa in Old Saybrook CT. Joel and I had the best time with their outgoing wedding party- there were fun socks, man buns and Fireball to spare! Allison was the most laid-back and trusting bride and we pretty much floated through the day with big smiles and breaks for burrowing our faces in the absolutely over the top crazy beautiful bouquets..! Can you even?? Hello Jennifer from Fleur de Lys!! Not only is she a great friend of mine but also a super Read More
This blog post has been a long time coming! It was two years ago that Kristin + John tied the knot in Boston at one of the coolest venues I have worked at, The Artists for Humanity building in Boston. It is filled with character, gorgeous light and artwork for days and made just the most epic space for me to spend a day capturing the love that these two have for one another! Their event design was flawless and coordinated so many personal touches mixed with vibrant color! I loved discovering all of the little visual treats Kristin Read More
From the get go, I knew MikeSkelly was my people. Unless he was completely nuts. It could really go either way… The subject line of his initial contact email was “Please shoot my future Wife”. These two amazing humans who I’m now honored to call my friends spent the 31st of July at Saint Clement’s Castle in Portland confirming for the outside world what they had long known. They are the absolute perfect matches for one another.
I’m going to let them tell their origin story as only they can.
it started with hashtags. their mutual sarcasm and love Read More
Last fall, I had the pleasure of photographing Galini and Brian at Hartford City Hall on a crisp fall day, when the sun was still warm in the sky and the leaves were just starting to flutter elegantly to the ground. You can see their engagement post HERE! That afternoon I got to see first hand how kind and gentle they were with one another. I saw how respectful they were, and then how easily they could make the other laugh. Watching these interactions is always a special peek for me, and gives me something to look forward to Read More
I met Robyn + Richie through a mutual friend who we both adore, shortly before their wedding. They were getting married in the Hamptons and I just so happened to have their day available! Boom! It was a done deal before it was a done deal. They trusted our friend Kathleen to know we would be a fit, and man oh man was she right! Since their absolutely gorgeous and perfect wedding day, I have grown close to Robyn + Richie and have seen them many times since (even for Kathleen’s wedding a few months back!) This two had Read More
One of the best things when photographing weddings locally, is working with an amazing team of fellow creative partners. When I get a wedding at The Bee + Thistle Inn, in Old Lyme CT, I almost squeal with delight (OK, so maybe I did actually squeal, because come on. It’s amazing there!) Not only is the property so pretty, but the people that run the day there (Hellerrrrrr Tosh, Jack, Jake and crew!) just make me smile, laugh and have the absolute best day. They are so kind to their clients, so attentive, so knowledgeable and five steps ahead Read More
I knew Maureen and Niall were my people when the list of things they can’t live without include bacon, music and whiskey. Not to mention Niall is from Buffalo and is 6’4″. Brother from another mother moment. But I digress. These two had the most perfect day for their nuptual mass in Maureen’s childhood church right down the street from her parents’ house. Followed by an amazing reception at The Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall which is better known for their performances than events. But I’ll tell you what, it was an amazing setting for all of Read More
I first met Kate years ago while shooting on Block Island- she had walked into my shot and I put my camera down to yell ‘HEY!’ (jokingly of course) and realized it was her and another CT photographer I knew! And on and on over the years, we ran into one another at venues, parks and the like as we both went about photographing our couples. When Kate got engaged to Lee, she reached out to me to be her photographer, and I cold not have been more flattered! Being the photographer who photographs other photographer’s weddings is a true Read More
One of my favorite things about living in Connecticut is its proximity to some pretty amazing locations! We have New York City, Boston, Newport, Vermont, The Hudson River Valley and one of my favorite places: the island of Martha’s Vineyard! Once you step foot off the ferry it’s like you are transported to another place and time… add to this the most loving and amazing couple and just hit me over the head with a frying pan I am done! Sarah + Beth are two of the most happy and roll with it people I have met- which Read More
What a WEDDING!!! Our day was absolutely filled to the brim with such love and light and happiness from the moment we showed up to literally the moment we left! Amanda + Joe and their families were the most welcoming people ever. They made our whole team feel like a part of the day and just let their personalities and love for one another shine through. From every single detail thought out and taken care of by the lovely ladies Diana + Libby of Jubilee Events, to the literal send off with a bang (courtesy of some family friends!) Read More