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  1. 3 Reasons to have a Small Wedding

    Everyone has a different idea of The Perfect Wedding - and for a lot of people (myself included), that means a short guest list of only your very closest friends and family. Here are a few reasons in-favor of hosting an Intimate Wedding 1. Visit Guests. You’ll have time to…

  2. 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Have a Sparkler Exit & Tips for Success

    Connecticut Wedding Photographer You see dreamy photos like the one above, and you decide you HAVE to do it. I get it, it’s gorgeous and romantic and seems easy enough, right? Wrong. There’s a lot of things to consider (pulls up mom jeans) and it’s usually a bad idea.…

  3. A Villa Louisa Wedding | Hartford, CT Wedding Photographer

    A Villa Louisa in Bolton, CT has a gorgeous on-site ceremony location nestled on the hill top among the trees and gorgeous gardens. The guests mingled on their waterfall patio for cocktails and cigars before dinner.  This wedding was created by Nicole Bushey under contract for Teresa Johnson Photography.

  4. CT Engagement Photographer | Thompson, CT

    This should be a blog post gushing about this couple, their love, and their upcoming wedding at Samuel Slater’s. What could be more important than describing a beautiful lake side wedding venue in Webster, MA?  I’d rather introduce you to their Most Adorable Pup, Mac.  I mean, look - he…

  5. Woodstock Academy Senior Portrait Photographer

    What’s better than the excitement the summer before your senior year in high school? This Woodstock Academy Senior dreamed of beach side portraits - and she was not shy about splashing in the waves, even in her jeans. 

  6. West Thompson Dam Family Portraits

    The West Thompson Dam is a great place to explore as a family. Miles of hiking trails, views of the lake, the history - get outside and check it out.  It also happens to be one of my favorite portrait locations….

  7. Christmas Tree Mini Session | Woodstock, CT Family Photographer

    Christmas Card Mini-Sessions When: Saturday & Sunday, November 9 & 10, 2019 Every fall I grab my sweaters and boots and do a little happy dance that the heat and humidity of summer are over. It’s time for the baking and roasting that gets the chill out of the kitchen.…

  8. Stonehurst at Hampton Valley Wedding | Hampton, CT Photographer

    One thing I know about weddings - when a big, burly, tattooed guy starts crying as his daughters walk down the isle, everyone cries. There were a lot of touching moments (family dance, parent dances and father of the bride’s slideshow) and even more moments of pure silliness and laughter…

  9. Inn at Woodstock Hill Wedding | Woodstock, CT Photographer

    It all starts with a first date. You know, get matched on one of those sites and decide to catch some romantic comedy together. James and Cristen did just that - and found themselves watching the Deadpool movie one fateful March day. Fast forward the years and add their travels…

  10. Pomfret, CT Family Portrait Photographer | Lapsley Orchard

    Sometimes my clients are complete strangers, other times we go way back.  Sherri and I met as teenagers working at our local Big Box store and became fast friends. She was always peppy and upbeat - and that still hasn’t changed. We aren’t teenagers leaving notes in our work lockers…

  11. Family & Engagement Portrait Session | Woodstock, CT Photographer

    Devon Point Farm in Woodstock, CT is the perfect backdrop for a portrait session. We were lucky that the frost didn’t knock down the last of the flowers for this family portrait/engagement session rolled into one. I can’t wait to see these guys tie the knot at Stonehurst at Hampton…

  12. Maternity Portraits & Baby Shower | Publick House Sturbridge, MA

    When I photograph events, I often insist on a portrait session for the person of honor. Nadia and Dustin anxiously await the arrival of their baby and celebrate with a super fun baby shower at the Publick House Restaurant in Sturbridge, MA. We wandered the gorgeous property and made some…

  13. Best Date Night in the Quiet Corner | Woodstock, CT Photographer

    Having regular date nights may be the key to happiness in your relationship, and the perfect night out is completely different from person to person. Here’s just a  few suggestions if you’re a local to the Putnam, CT (aka Quiet Corner) area. Fancy Dinner Sometimes your just want to wear…

  14. Water’s Edge Resort Wedding | Westbrook, CT Photographer

    I think every bride I’ve ever met dreamed of her wedding day with bright sunshine. I am here to say OVERCAST wins with me, every time. Think about it -  no sunburn, no shiny forehead, no squinty eyes.  I’m sure Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook, CT is gorgeous…

  15. Publick House Brunch Wedding | Sturbridge, MA Wedding Photographer

    What’s better than getting married? Getting married AND having bacon. Seriously, nothing smells better than breakfast. Mike and Melody had their brunch wedding at The Publick House in Sturbridge, MA. I arrived to make some images of Melody and her gals getting ready. They helped each other get their hair…

  16. Thompson, CT Wedding Photographer | Elopement Reception

    More and more people are deciding to elope and throw a reception/party at a later date. In fact, that’s what the hubs and I did. Well, we eloped at a local park…the party is still in the “someday” phase.  Dan and Julia were married in a small ceremony in the…

  17. Cocoa & Cuddles | Woodstock, CT Family Photogapher

    Theres this small tree farm nestled in the corner of a winding back road in woodstock where the Smith family came to visit. It was one of the first cold and windy days that let you know winter is not far off. We played in the Wither’s Family Christmas Tree…

  18. Mansion at Bald Hill Wedding | Woodstock, CT Photographer

    The rain cleared just in time on that humid August day, Monica and Rich planned their ceremony in the gorgeous garden of The Mansion at Bald Hill in Woodstock, CT.  

  19. New London, CT | Maternity Session

    Connecticut College Arboretum is a gorgeous place to take a stroll and escape to nature. Being a plant lover, there’s no place I’d rather be than wandering through gardens I photographed Ryan & Caitlin’s gorgeous Branford House wedding 6 years ago, and now I get to watch their family grow.  …

  20. When Your Best Man Is A “Good Boy”

    Every one knows dogs are a man’s best friend, so it’s only natural to have your pup as your Best Man for your wedding. This loyal dog spent the day hogging the spot light as the Best Man.  Check out some other fun wedding blog posts: 6 Wicked Fun Bachelorette…

  21. 6 Wicked Fun Bachelorette Party Ideas

    The only rule of having a Bachelorette Party: Don’t go out the night before the wedding.  The bride needs her sleep, and there’s probably a lot going on the day before the wedding. Do everyone a favor and host it at least a week or two before the Big Day.…

  22. How to Add Bright Colors to Your Wedding

    While you’re cruising Pinterest dreaming of your perfect Wedding Day Details, have you considered being bold with your wedding color palette? Yup. No more dusty pink or light gray, you can add some punch and incorporate your favorite bright colors too. Here’s a some inspiration that’s sure to push you…

  23. Fort Lauderdale, FL Maternity Portraits

    Being a New England gal, I love a mid-winter trip to visit Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A 3 hour plane ride and I am transported from a frigid Connecticut winter to the palm trees, sunshine and warm weather a February in southern Florida offers.  Sarah decided she wanted the forest AND…

  24. Fall Family Fun | Northeastern CT

    Fall is the reason people live in New England, right? Comfortable temperatures for getting outside, cool nights for sleeping, hoodies by the fire, apple picking, pumpkin carving, oh and the smell of those crunchy leaves. It’s all so….delicious.  I’ve decided to round up some of my Favorite Things to…

  25. Do I Need To Hand Write Thank You Cards?

    When you’re planning your wedding, you’ll start to catch yourself Googling so many questions. What did brides do before the Internet? Today I’ll give you some wedding Etiquette tips to a popular question - Do I really need to hand write every thank you card? Short answer - Yes. Definitely.

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