Southeastern Massachusetts wedding photographer
Oof, this wedding gets me right in the feels. Liz and I met in the third grade, so believe me when I tell you that she is the most lovely person inside and out, kind, brilliantly smart, and totally fearless. Girlfriend has a PhD in entomology. Yep, she's a doctor of BUGS. (I mean, yuck, but I'm still impressed.) She's the total package, and I am so happy that she met Christian, who's her perfect match in every way. I was so honored when they asked me to come down to Maryland to photograph their wedding.
Double checking that shave, gotta be sure it's juuuust right.
Check out that perfect Don Draper hair on Christian, and those dimples for days. I mean, come on. The two of them made my job way too easy.
We stepped outside for some photos during that amazing sunset over Chesapeake Bay. It was my first time to Maryland and I am a fan. If you're planning a wedding in MD and reading this, call me, I travel!
It was about a million billion percent humidity, and you'd never know it to look at these lovebirds. Cool as cucumbers. I on the other had did not fare so well. I'll spare you the photographic evidence.
They're both Star Wars fans (Liz once dressed up in a ridiculously accurate homemade Queen Amidala costume for a dance at our summer camp), so we ran outside right before the end of the night and took the shot below in about thirty seconds.
Liz and Chris, I just adore you both, thanks for inviting us to be a part of your wedding day! XO
Venue | Chesapeake Bay Beach Club
Flowers | Michael Designs Florist
Hair & Makeup | JKW Beauty
Music | Dan McGuire Group
Cake | Fiona's by the Cake Faerie
Dress | Miosa Bride
Groomsmen ties | Knotty Tie Company
Lauren & Ryan's wedding day was just epic. It was one of the most beautiful and emotional days that I've had the honor of being a part of. There were so many happy tears for these high school sweethearts as they tied the knot at Shining Tides in Mattapoisett.
Lauren & her ladies spent the morning getting ready at the AirBnB above Cork restaurant in Downtown New Bedford, and it was stunningly beautiful!
I just love this sweet moment when Lauren's dad was overcome with emotion seeing her for the first time. He had me in tears all day long.
The first part of the day it was pouring rain, but everyone was awesome about braving the weather for portraits before the ceremony.
Confession: I actually love rainy weddings because of images like the ones below. I know no one wants rain on their wedding day, but it can be so much fun!
Because of the rain, we weren't sure whether the ceremony would be outside by the water as originally planned, but the skies cleared just as the guests were arriving.
My favorite thing about the image below? Lauren's brother hiding in the background wiping away tears. He did such a beautiful job as their wedding officiant.
Right as the ceremony ended, a big beautiful rainbow appeared in the sky!
These were some of the best wedding toasts I've ever heard, and I hear a LOT of toasts. Funny, emotional, and heartfelt, every one of them. Even I was crying behind my camera.
Same, Lauren. Same.
The couple had requested a photo with the school bus that they had hired to shuttle their guests, bu by the end of the night, the rain was coming down again. We ran out and made it happen!
Lauren & Ryan, your wedding just blew me away, I enjoyed every moment of it. Thanks for trusting me with your memories. XO
Venue | Shining Tides
Catering | Russell Morin
Flowers | Jim Meyers
Cake | Pinkbox Desserts
Lighting Design | Lightworks Productions
Hair & Makeup | Katelyn Webb Beauty