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 (my…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
Sometimes your just want to wear nice…
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 on…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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. Hear…
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…
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.
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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. Other…
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 to…
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 the beach,…
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…
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. The…
Follow Your Dreams
“Hope you didn’t want to be rich,” we all chuckled, “but you’ll never regret it.” It was my piece of sarcastic wisdom imparted on Autumn when she told me she was going to college for art. I was just joking, but in reality it takes a lot of blood sweat and…
Why Prom Makes Moms Cry
As she emerges from the fitting room, you see her. Your baby girl.
But, when did her face stop being so round? And where did those curves come from? Wasn’t it just last week when you went to buy her first bra? For a moment you hardly recognize this young woman…
Pro-Tips: 3 Ways to Stretch Your Flower Budget | Garden Gate Weddings | Connecticut Wedding Photography
My favorite wedding detail is the flowers - those perfect bouquets that complete a bride’s look. They have the ability to tie in colors and themes and add a beautiful touch to your wedding ceremony and reception. After seeing a gorgeous bouquet made by my local florist Allison at Garden Gate Florist in…
Erin & James | Thompson, Connecticut Wedding
Erin and James, Thompson Connecticut Wedding
There are times in your life that you become so overwhelmed with the good vibes that you just can’t handle your emotions. You are receiving so many loving thoughts from those around you that you can actually feel your spirit become more joyful and more loved. …
The Golden Lamb Buttery | Emily & Christopher | Brooklyn, CT Wedding
It was the kind of rain that made a bright morning sky go dark, but I wasn’t nervous. I KNEW the rain would stop, and the sun would shine.
When you’re a photographer, you become some sort of amateur meteorologist who also may have a rabbit’s foot lucky pendant or make deals with…