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Carla Ten Eyck


love is love: new haven lawn club same sex wedding with carla ten eyck

Chris + Tyler and their clan of crazy fun family and friends (some of which I consider my own Family) partied the day away with so much emotion, love, laughing and dancing at The New Haven Lawn Club in New Haven CT. I met Chris years before when I photographed his sister (and my now family and ride or die) Liz + Greg’s wedding. She was married on my 10th wedding anniversary, and decided to have the wedding she did because her Dad was fighting a valiant fight with cancer. He ended up losing his fight after years of being Read More

Elegant Private Estate Wedding, Long Island NY- by Dave Noonan

This wedding. Oh this was such an amazing wedding, one of my favorites really. Everyone thinks when looking at my posts that everything is just perfect on wedding day. The truth is, it was. Even if things do not go exactly as planned, you hired the best professionals who have dealt with most of the scenarios that can put a damper on your plans for a perfect day. I rarely check the forecast on wedding day anymore, what’s the point? We are going to roll with it because let’s face it, the weather plays a major role in your wedding Read More

saybrook point inn wedding with carla ten eyck

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

artists for humanity wedding in boston with carla ten eyck and whim events

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

The O’Skellys Make it Official at Saint Clement’s Castle

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

Glastonbury Boathouse Wedding with Carla Ten Eyck

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

wolffer estate vineyard wedding in the hamptons with carla ten eyck

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

bee and thistle inn wedding with carla ten eyck

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

Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall Wedding- Dorian Patrick

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

south farms wedding with carla ten eyck

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

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