Two of the loveliest little ladies playing and crafting in the sunshine, a villa in Florence, Italy…
Anna and Tim had the most beautiful winter wedding in Dorset, Vermont, complete with snowflakes and so many reasons to snuggle!
Friends and family gathered in a field at the intersection of two special roads in the town of Dorset. The snow was dumping down and so very gorgeous! Guests were greeted with hot cider and blankets, and we had fun snapping individual photos in front of the red barn! The celebration continued into the evening at one of Vermont’s (and America’s) best little restaurants. All in all, I couldn’t imagine a more perfect winter wedding day for such a genuinely lovely couple!
Anna arrived via horse and sleigh, completing the picture of total winter romance…
Theirs was one of the most thoughtful ceremonies I’ve been fortunate to witness. Loved ones took turns speaking, and telling stories about the very surroundings of Dorset and the mountains… how this beautiful couple came to meet, and the path that lie ahead for them together. All the while, snow continuing to decorate the scene.
There were no signs of complaint as everyone laughed and celebrated in the snowy field!
The party then moved on to the incredible – Bon Appetit rated! – SoLo Farm & Table in South Londonderry! I was so excited for the chance to visit and meet the lovely couple behind this gem, and the ambiance was just perfect for this intimate and loving day overall.
Such a sweet, sweet day in the snow… Anna & Tim’s wedding is one I won’t soon forget. Congrats to you both, and I wish you a lifetime of picking beautiful flowers and apples together!
(Remember Anna from this gooooorgeous afternoon in the flower fields??)
Flowers: Perennial Studio | Dress: Modern Trousseau Kendra | Mink Shrug: Vintage | Shall: Anichini | Sash: Bride made from Etsy ribbon | Hairpiece: Bride made from vintage silk parachute fabric | Suit: J.Crew | Banjo: Will Mosheim of Goldtown | Horses: Pfister Farm | Rings: Anastasia Vaghin | Stone bowls: Meadow Birch Gallery
Erin and her girls are pure magic. They are a family filled with laughter and squeezes. On this day at the beach, it wasn’t about staring into the camera with a cheesy grin – they were skipping rocks, collecting shells, giving noogies and rolling up their pants!
Town Neck Beach and the Sandwich Boardwalk is one of my most favorite places to photograph. It’s also a place I hang without the camera! It’s been a big part of my family’s history, and one of our dogs’ favorite places to chase sticks! It’s funny, but no matter how many times I might photograph here, I’ll probably continue to recommend it as top of the list when clients want to come to Cape Cod! It’s also just over the Sagamore Bridge.
Ladies, you guys rock! Thanks for a fantastic afternoon splash on the beach!
Could it be any more clear what an incredible mom Erin is? These photos just say it all… love you, Erin!
Kaleena and Torrey found THE most perfect backdrop for their September wedding in Rochester, MA. A private estate (that’s actually for sale) with all the romance and charm to surround the beautiful day they created.
And beautiful it was! A long, winding driveway, gorgeous stone walls, a Rolls Royce, the lush September greens, lovely touches of wood and pale pink florals – and of course the gigantic smiles of bride and groom as they say “I do”!
You’ll remember these guys from an awesome Chelsea, MA engagement shoot with some red wellies and their bulldog George! Kaleena & Torrey (and their families) are some of the sweetest you’ll meet, and I’m so happy for them to welcome a new baby soon too!
I simply must give the hugest shout out to my assisting photographer and friend, Jaq Poussot (above photos)… for being such an amazing help and calming presence. And to Jenn Smith for her outrageous talent with flowers… wouldn’t you agree?
I absolutely love lounge areas at weddings, and this one later filled with laughter and cigar smoke. The wooden sign served as the couple’s guest book!
Kaleena and Torrey, I had such a wonderful year getting to know you guys and celebrating this amazing day with you both! I look forward to watching your family grow, and to crossing paths in the neighborhood of course too! Thank you for all that you gave of yourselves and your hearts in inviting me and your friends and family in to your unforgettable wedding day!
Assisting Photographer (and so much more!!): Jacqueline Poussot | Floral Design: J. Smith Floral Design | Invitations: Modern Vintage | Catering: Eat Your Heart Out Caterers | Cake & Desserts: Delicious Desserts | DJ: Groove Authority | Hair & Make-up: Salon Belor | Dressmaker: Dennis Basso | Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Rentals: Rentals Unlimited | Tent: Chase Canopy
Mothers, grandmothers, new mothers, those who have taken us in like mothers… Moms are the best!
I’ve had an incredibly strong and wonderful relationship with my mom all my life. We have so much in common, yet many differences as well. She is ALWAYS there for me with support, love and laughter, and I know I couldn’t possibly be the woman I am today without her. And as much as it makes us chuckle, I am becoming more and more like her as each year goes by!
(Sandy and her mom, a winter wedding in Woodstock, Vermont this February!)
On a wedding day, during the hustle and bustle of getting ready, I always smile when I see the bride with her mom. A big squeeze, a quick errand, fixing her daughter’s hair, a private joke, sharing a family heirloom or story before she walks down the aisle…
Likewise, the groom’s mom. She may hang with the ladies early on, but the look on her face when she gets back to her son is so special. She fixes his tie, pricks her finger on the boutonniere, straightens her own dress with quiet pride. Their dance together is the cutest, arms tight around her little boy.
This Mothers Day, I’d like to help celebrate you and your Mom – or YOU being a mom!
Book a session! All weekday sessions this May are just $220, with an 8×10″ for you and your Mom/Daughter!*
Current Clients! Order by Mother’s Day and receive 40% off all canvas prints in your online gallery!
Plan ahead, and I’ll even send you a lovely gift voucher to share with your mom on this special day! HAPPY MAY!! I hope to hear from you!
*$220 for two people, $50 each additional person, and each person receives one free 8×10″ print. All sessions must take place on a weekday this May 2013 (think lovely evening light after work!). Locations beyond 40 miles of Barnstable, MA may incur small travel fee.
UPDATE! My own mom bailed on me for Mother’s Day, spontaneously jaunting off to Arizona for a girls week (like mother, like daughter), so I need someone else’s mom to hang out with! Comment below and share your memories of a favorite photo with mom, and I’ll come photograph the winner and mom/children free on Mother’s Day afternoon!
The session is free, including two 8×10″ prints to keep. High-resolution digital files are provided for each print ordered in your online gallery. Distance covered from Plymouth to Chatham only please, on the afternoon of Sunday, May 12th. Winner chosen entirely at random by 5pm Thursday. Now get to it!