Family + Wedding Photography Adventures

Just when I thought I’d seen it all!

Winter Exeter Inn Wedding

I absolutely love photographing weddings. And seeing all the fun and love and planning that you’ve been working on come to life. And a Winter Exeter Inn Wedding never disappoints. Brianne & Michael’s wedding had an element I’ve NEVER seen before. E …

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The Post-Wedding Blues: You’re Not Crazy, I Promise

Post Wedding Blues - Wedding Letdown - What to do after the wedding

I remember after our wedding I remembered thinking “What the hell did I do with myself before wedding planning?!” “What did I spend time on!?” – My bride Julia digs deep and explains some of what you might be experiencing after your wedding planning is through.

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If my heart was beating that fast, I can only imagine how he was feeling!

NH Proposal Photography

Armed with a few google map printouts and some directions in an email, I headed off to Kingston State Park to pretend I was a nature photographer. I heard their voices coming from the direction of the map and then I spied them, matching them to the pho …

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Baby’s First Christmas!

Massachusetts At Home Newborn Photographer

First comes love, and a Newburyport Engagement Session. Then comes marriage, and a Colony Hotel Kennebunkport Wedding. Then comes a perfect little Christmas miracle with his own Massachusetts At Home Newborn Photographer! I’ve loved all of our adventur …

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Hey, good lookin’! Whatcha got cookin’?

Kittery Maine Baby Announcement

Do you ever meet someone you’ve ‘known’ through the internet and give them a great big hug and just as you’re saying “it’s so nice to see you again” he’s saying “it’s so nice to meet you” and you step back and say “huh?” “we’ve never met before?!” “tha …

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Baby kisses!

York Maine Winter Family Photos Session

One of my favorite things to photograph is your family in it’s ‘natural state’. I have a whole “More Than A Minute” session option geared toward that! But sometimes, even in a more straightforward York Maine Winter Family Photos Session, I get to catch …

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Jillian & Andrew: My top 10 favorite moments!

NH Exeter Inn Winter Wedding

I can certainly name more than 10 things I love about this NH Exeter Inn Winter Wedding, but everyone loves a good list, so here we go! (Spoiler alert: Kids at weddings can be a hoot) 10: The kids running up and down the hall keeping themselves en …

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Row, Row, Row your boat!

Odiorne Point Boat Launch Sunset NH Engagement Session

I like people who take action.  Dave proposed to Summer, and she pretty much immediately jumped on the task of finding a photographer to complete her Odiorne Point Boat Launch Sunset NH Engagement Session vision! (damn, that was a mouthful, s …

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It’s a Charlie Brown Christmas (tree)

Fall Exeter NH Family Photos

I was walking around the park during my Fall Exeter NH Family Photos and I found it. The holy grail. The ultimate scene. The perfect Charlie Brown Christmas Tree! I was most likely inordinately excited, but all of my families that day played along with …

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The word of the day is cozy!

Exeter NH Fall Engagement session

How cute and cozy are these two in their Exeter NH Fall Engagement session?? I first met Bruce many moons ago when one of my favorite people, Nicole of Nicole Mower Weddings and Events married the love of her life, Haven.  Now, it’s Bruce’s t …

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I’m so happy to have you here on my blog! My hope is that by reading through my stories you’ll quickly come to realize that I LOVE what I do! It’s the stolen glances, the moments you didn’t think I’d see – but there they are, the kisses, snuggles and connections, and maybe even some added snark and an eye roll – whatever it may be, these are the things that make you, you! And the memories I want you to have forever.