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Michele and Erik

I got on a boat for Michele and Erik’s wedding. Michele and Erik got married on Thompson Island. We were close enough to admire the Boston skyline, but the serenity and quiet of the island made it feel like a different planet. Michele and Erik were so easy to work with. They just seemed so happy to be with their friends and family and, of course, each other. Thank you to Mandy for making everything move along so effortlessly (even while she battled raccoons behind the scenes), and thank you to Michele and Erik for such an awesome day across the harbor. Congratulations, guys!

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Emily and Jake

Lawn games at weddings aren’t uncommon, but I think this might be the first wedding I can think of where they were the main event. Emily and Jake’s Old Manse wedding stripped away all the distractions from the reception so nothing took away from people’s ability to eat, drink, talk, laugh . . . and play Kan Jam. It was one of those weddings where I wish I was a guest. And the playlist they put together is one of the best I’ve ever heard. Jake, can you export a list of the songs for me? Congratulations, guys!

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nikki - Looks like such a great time at that wedding-wish I were invited!August 18, 2016 – 1:25 pm

Ellis Does Summer

Every day we leave for school Ellis checks to see if anymore of our shriveled strawberry’s have turned red. He replanted a weed I pulled so we water that when it looks thirsty even though the rest of our plants are woefully neglected. Ellis doesn’t discriminate between shorebreak and pools. He loves water in its many forms. When time allows we’ve been eating our breakfast on the front porch to study squirrel habits and wave at neighbors. There’s a dentist appointment on the calendar so we need to slow our consumption of ice cream and popsicles. Not sure if that’s a seasonal thing or if it’s just the way we live now. Regardless, please don’t go. We love you, Summer.
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Deb - Fabulous pics Channing. Ellis is so beautiful he’s so handsome he looks like youAugust 12, 2016 – 7:22 pm

Judy - Cute photos! Boy is he getting big….. I can see Brooke in some of his facial expressions…I like the photo of him with the cake. Before I went ‘healthy’ I loved cake just like that. It made my mouth water.August 12, 2016 – 3:21 pm

Ned - These are so awesome. Thanks for sharing.August 12, 2016 – 3:05 pm

Ashley and John

Ashley and John got married at the Wychmere Beach Club in Harwich Port. The couple lives in Chicago, and they brought all their friends and family to Cape Cod for a beautiful celebration. They even brought their own beer. Seriously, John owns a brewery.  Being that I was working I never got a chance to taste it, but they sure went through a lot of it. So, I’m guessing it must be good, and I can’t wait to try me some Solemn Oath Brewery. The super-talented Connie Miller joined me on this one. Such a pleasure to finally work together (after 8 years talking about it). Her beautiful work is woven in below. wychmere-beach-club-wedding-01wychmere-beach-club-wedding-02wychmere-beach-club-wedding-03wychmere-beach-club-wedding-04wychmere-beach-club-wedding-05wychmere-beach-club-wedding-06wychmere-beach-club-wedding-07wychmere-beach-club-wedding-08wychmere-beach-club-wedding-09wychmere-beach-club-wedding-10wychmere-beach-club-wedding-11wychmere-beach-club-wedding-12wychmere-beach-club-wedding-13wychmere-beach-club-wedding-14wychmere-beach-club-wedding-15wychmere-beach-club-wedding-16wychmere-beach-club-wedding-17wychmere-beach-club-wedding-18wychmere-beach-club-wedding-19wychmere-beach-club-wedding-20wychmere-beach-club-wedding-21wychmere-beach-club-wedding-22wychmere-beach-club-wedding-23wychmere-beach-club-wedding-24wychmere-beach-club-wedding-25wychmere-beach-club-wedding-26wychmere-beach-club-wedding-27wychmere-beach-club-wedding-28wychmere-beach-club-wedding-29wychmere-beach-club-wedding-30wychmere-beach-club-wedding-31wychmere-beach-club-wedding-32wychmere-beach-club-wedding-33wychmere-beach-club-wedding-34wychmere-beach-club-wedding-35wychmere-beach-club-wedding-36

Rena and Patrick

Rena and Patrick got married at the State Room in Boston. I laughed a lot this day. I also managed to take more than my fair share of silhouettes. But what are you supposed to do when you have gigantic windows framing one of Boston’s best views? This was such a great wedding with a wonderful couple that made my job really easy. Congrats, Rena and Patrick! state-room-boston-wedding-001state-room-boston-wedding-002state-room-boston-wedding-003state-room-boston-wedding-004state-room-boston-wedding-005state-room-boston-wedding-006state-room-boston-wedding-007state-room-boston-wedding-008state-room-boston-wedding-009state-room-boston-wedding-010state-room-boston-wedding-011state-room-boston-wedding-012state-room-boston-wedding-013state-room-boston-wedding-014state-room-boston-wedding-015state-room-boston-wedding-016state-room-boston-wedding-017state-room-boston-wedding-018state-room-boston-wedding-019state-room-boston-wedding-020state-room-boston-wedding-021state-room-boston-wedding-022state-room-boston-wedding-023state-room-boston-wedding-024state-room-boston-wedding-025state-room-boston-wedding-026state-room-boston-wedding-027state-room-boston-wedding-028state-room-boston-wedding-029state-room-boston-wedding-030state-room-boston-wedding-031

Amy and Joe

Amy and Joe got married at Moraine Farm in Beverly. This is the second time I’ve had the pleasure of working with Amy and her family. I was lucky enough to also shoot her sister Mary’s wedding a few years ago. Working with Joe and his family was also a wonderful experience. The whole event was laid back and a perfect place to capture some really fun moments. Congratulations, Amy and Joe!

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Mary - Amazing photos as always, Channing. It was so great to see you again!July 5, 2016 – 1:11 pm

Jennie and Grant

Jennie and Grant got married at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel. Both west and east coasts were represented as well as a strong South African contingent. I loved getting to know Jennie and Grant. The people they surrounded themselves with were a lot of fun and photographing this group and this day was a real treat. Congratulations, Jennie and Grant!

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Karen - Still loving your photos, Channing – nice work! I especially love the one of the sunbathers smiling at the bride. :)June 30, 2016 – 9:00 am

Chelsea and Morgan

Chelsea and Morgan came all the way from England to get married at The Chanler in Newport. I loved the heightened sense of pageantry provided by the women’s hats and the men’s long coats (photographers love hats). The toasts at the reception where all touching and funny. And Chelsea and Morgan were extremely sweet and such a pleasure to work with. Congratulations, guys!

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Myfanwy jones - Fantabulous!!!!!!!June 16, 2016 – 3:48 pm

Zainub and Justin

Zainub and Justin were married at the Wianno Club in Osterville. The setting was beautiful and the people that surrounded Zainub and Justin were warm and funny. One of my favorite moments was when Justin’s brother challenged him to a quick round of ping pong at the conclusion of his best man speech. I’m so happy for Zainub and Justin, and I’m glad I was a part of their beautiful wedding weekend. Congratulations, guys!wianno-club-osterville-01wianno-club-osterville-02wianno-club-osterville-03wianno-club-osterville-04wianno-club-osterville-05wianno-club-osterville-06wianno-club-osterville-07wianno-club-osterville-08wianno-club-osterville-09wianno-club-osterville-10wianno-club-osterville-11wianno-club-osterville-12wianno-club-osterville-13wianno-club-osterville-14wianno-club-osterville-15wianno-club-osterville-16wianno-club-osterville-17wianno-club-osterville-18wianno-club-osterville-19wianno-club-osterville-20wianno-club-osterville-21wianno-club-osterville-22wianno-club-osterville-23wianno-club-osterville-24wianno-club-osterville-25

Siting and Allen

Siting and Allen were so wonderful to work with. I loved how they got ready together before heading to the Swedenborg Chapel for final touches. People travelled from all over the world to come celebrate with them. Their family and friends helped out with decorations and made sure everything moved along smoothly. Such a beautiful day all around. Congratulations, Siting and Allen!

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