wedding photography

Kerri & Josh | Classic NH Barn Wedding

You may remember Kerri and Josh from their engagement session this past winter. The bride and groom were married at the New London Historical Society over Labor Day Weekend. It was one of the most beautiful and personal weddings I've witnessed. The happy couple could not have had a more perfect New England day, with sunny, blue skies, and late summer warmth. Kerri planned every detail with personal touches, making most of the beautiful decor by hand and putting thought into every small decision along the way. It did not go unnoticed and was deeply appreciated by her wedding party, her guests, and her vendors. 

When both Kerri and Josh referenced "Planet of the Apes" during their vows, which they saw on their first date, they had everyone laughing. They also shared many tears as they touched on all the happy moments throughout their relationship and the love they promised to share for the rest of their lives. Even I was sobbing behind my camera! 

Things got wild during the reception! There was a conga line, a handle of fireball being passed around the dance floor, and the mother of the groom cutting a bridesmaid's dress in half! Needless to say, this was a very memorable affair start to finish. Congrats to my lifelong friend, Kerri, and her new husband, Josh, on the wonderful start of their marriage!

 

Getting Ready Venue: New London Inn

Wedding Venue: New London Historical Society

Catering: Alan's of Boscawen

Makeup: Savanah Tsang / Emily Diggins

Hair Styling: Hair by KG

Dress: Maggie Sottero

Officiant: Diane DeSimone

DJ: Music Fantasy Weddings

Cake: Cakes By Becky

Laura & Doug | Beards & Beers NYC Wedding

Laura and Doug are easily one of the most down-to-earth and fun couples I've ever photographed. On the Fourth of July they came in to have a drink at the dive bar I work at part time. We clicked almost instantly, and as our casual conversation turned to wedding planning, I learned they were searching for a photographer! 

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On the day of their wedding, the groom dropped off the sweetest present for the bride made up of items from a dollar store. He included a card which read, "Morning Beautiful" (the first text he sent her the day after their first date) and explained how much he was looking forward to showering her with cheap gifts on this day for the rest of their lives. It was perfectly thoughtful and had us all in tears. From that point, I knew this day was going to be filled with so much love, laughter, and personality. 

All the men in their families grew out beards, at the groom's request, and took a trip over to the local barbershop for trims, just across the street. This place had serious pizazz and all the guys came out looking so fresh. The bride and her ladies sipped champagne while having their hair and makeup done. Once everyone was ready, we all took a stroll around the Lower East Side for portraits before their ceremony. 

Loreley Beer Garden was the perfect place for Laura & Doug to host their intimate wedding. There were many highlights of the day, including a best man speech inspired by The Fast and the Furious series that had everyone laughing, three delicious food bars (Bavarian, Tacos, Sliders), all the beer inspired details, and the deep love and affection shared by this awesome couple.

Congrats to Laura & Doug! Wishing you many years of happiness, softball, and pints of beer!

Vendors:

Getting Ready Venues: Off Soho Suites / Freeman's Sporting Club

Wedding Venue & Catering: Loreley Beer Garden 

Styling & Coordination : Jack and Grace Events

Hair Styling: Appease Inc.

Dress: Adrianna Papell

Suit: Men's Warehouse

Officiant: Judges for Love

 

Nikki & Kevin | Modern & Classic NYC Wedding

Nikki & Kevin | Modern & Classic NYC Wedding

Nikki and Kevin flew in from Los Angeles for their New York City wedding to get married in the same beautiful church where her parents were married years before. I was so touched by the sweet sentiment behind their decision. It was immediately easy to see why they chose this bright, gorgeous setting for their closest friends and family to witness their intimate ceremony. Once Nikki and Kevin were pronounced husband and wife, we took some family portraits in the pretty garden at All Souls Church before heading to iconic Central Park with the wedding party.

Karina & Tom | One Year Later

It's crazy to think an entire year has passed since Karina and Tom said "I Do"! May 22, 2016 was a perfect day. The bride, groom, and their families all pitched in to make this Sunday evening, DIY wedding one they would always remember.

Maid of Honor, twin sister of the bride, Maria, did her beautiful makeup. Maria's boyfriend (now fiancé, congrats!), Brooklyn artist, Erik Jones, performed their ceremony. The mother of the bride cooked tamales for all the guests. Many other family members took time to assemble their flowers that morning. All to make it the most beautiful celebration of love for these newlyweds.

My favorite part about Karina and Tom's wedding day was how simple they wanted to keep everything. The whole day really was all about celebrating their love and new lives together. This truly reflected who they are as a couple.

Congratulations Karina & Tom! Happy one year anniversary!

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