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Celia and Chris

Chris worked hard to gain access to Celia’s house so he could marry her. The bridesmaids had a series of obstacles that challenged the groomsmen but ultimately could not stop true love. Some of the tasks were so ridiculous that I am refraining from posting on the blog because I like Chris and because the internet is forever. Anyways, I loved this wedding and the contagious fun the people in these images exude. I love my job. Congratulations, Celia and Chris!

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nikki - Spectacular pictures! What a beautiful couple!December 22, 2015 – 10:49 am

The Cabin

I’ve been taking personal pictures, but I haven’t made time to go through them. So, let’s reminisce about that warm weather trip we made to Connie and Ben’s tiny house in the mountains. There aren’t any bedrooms to speak of so we were all glad to see Ellis sleep through the night even within a slumber party format. The quiet, beauty, and lack of technology (and even lack of plumbing) was a nice way to break up a busy wedding season.

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Sarah and Griff

Sarah and Griff got married at the Omni Parker Hotel. My favorite part of this wedding was Sarah and Griff. They were both so easy going and charming. They set a tone that kept things from feeling rushed or stressful. My second favorite part of their wedding was the dance floor. Their friends have some pretty amazing dance moves, and that’s always an honor to photograph. Congratulations, Sarah and Griff!

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Danielle and Daniel

There aren’t many weddings where I’ve laughed as much as I did at Danielle and Daniel’s State Room wedding. The wit of these two, as well as their friends and family, regularly had me laughing instead of doing my job. Luckily, there were lots of opportunities to capture people laughing and displaying a range of joyful emotions. Congratulations, Danielle and Daniel!state-room-boston-wedding-01state-room-boston-wedding-02state-room-boston-wedding-03state-room-boston-wedding-04state-room-boston-wedding-05state-room-boston-wedding-06state-room-boston-wedding-07state-room-boston-wedding-08state-room-boston-wedding-09state-room-boston-wedding-10state-room-boston-wedding-11state-room-boston-wedding-13state-room-boston-wedding-14state-room-boston-wedding-15state-room-boston-wedding-16state-room-boston-wedding-17state-room-boston-wedding-18state-room-boston-wedding-19state-room-boston-wedding-20state-room-boston-wedding-21state-room-boston-wedding-22state-room-boston-wedding-23state-room-boston-wedding-24state-room-boston-wedding-25state-room-boston-wedding-26state-room-boston-wedding-27state-room-boston-wedding-28state-room-boston-wedding-29state-room-boston-wedding-30state-room-boston-wedding-31state-room-boston-wedding-32state-room-boston-wedding-33state-room-boston-wedding-34

Cole and Nina

Cole and Nina got married in New Hampshire. I had never been to Francestown, but I’ll likely be back. Although I’ll have to accept that next time Cole and Nina won’t be there with all their beautiful friends and family members. I had such a great time photographing this group. Everyone’s emotions brimmed at the surface and made it all a joy to document. I was lucky to be there. Congratulations, Cole and Nina!

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Kerry & Bill Folger - What a beautiful and blessed wedding! We wish we could have been there but appreciate these photos!October 19, 2015 – 10:42 am

Matt and Seth

Matt and Seth got married at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center. I’ve photographed a handful of their friends’ weddings, and it was a pleasure and honor to finally shoot theirs. The ceremony was among the most touching and personal I can recall, and I loved photographing their dance floor. Congratulations, Matt and Seth! I’m really happy for you guys.

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KLC - Murdered it. Again. I want to be best friends with those dudes, also.October 15, 2015 – 8:32 pm

Kelly and Joe

I’ve been looking forward to Kelly and Joe’s wedding ever since I got to know them during their engagement session. I was expecting an abundance of energy and warmth from the two of them, and I was glad to see those characteristics were shared by their friends and family, too. I’d be happy to shoot this wedding every weekend. Congrats, Kelly and Joe!

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Caroline and Rob

I didn’t know I liked photographing horses so much until I showed up at Caroline and Rob’s wedding. The ceremony and reception were held at Caroline’s family home and equestrian center in Berlin, MA. The property itself is one of the more beautiful pieces of land I’ve ever been on, and having the horses involved in the festivities added a certain magic to the whole event. Congratulations, Caroline and Rob! Thank you for including me!

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Sarah - These are all incredible. Very nicely seen, Channing!September 25, 2015 – 2:52 pm

Katie B. - oh my gosh… the grey horse being held by the groom (?) or groomsman… wow, that photo is just gorgeous!!September 25, 2015 – 1:42 pm

Kate and Corey

Kate and Corey got married at Saltwater Farm and Vineyard in Stonington, Conn. We didn’t have the opportunity to meet before the wedding, but I immediately felt comfortable around Kate and Corey and their loved ones. Everything was very relaxed, and I loved trying to capture all the beautiful little moments aided by the laid back atmosphere these two created. Congratulations, Kate and Corey!

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Nina and Todd

Nina and Todd got married in the middle of nowhere. I lost cell service 20 minutes before I arrived at Akwissasne in upstate New York. The property is full of history, and the isolation helps make the compound feel even more like a time capsule. Nina and I studied photography together, and I’ve always admired her work. On the wedding day she took tons of (amazing) pictures herself, but I was still feverishly trying to be her eyes for the day. The role was an impossible task, but I loved the process, and I loved the pictures we got. Finally meeting Todd exceeded expectations. I was so familiar with his face it felt a little like meeting a celebrity. These two are perfect for each other. Congratulations, Nina and Todd!

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sara - it’s wonderful. it’s perfectSeptember 15, 2015 – 8:30 pm