Tag Archives: wedding

Jan 29, 2015

Julia + Andrew: Married! A Mountain View Grand Wedding Extravaganza!

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“Ever drifting down the stream–Lingering in the golden gleam–Life, what is it but a dream?” Lewis Carroll. A glorious, GLORIOUS dream.  That’s the only way to describe Julia & Andrew’s jaw-droppingly stunning Mountain View Grand wedding.  I’ve photographed weddings here twice before, and it’s always phenomenal, but this was just over the top glamour and fun […]

Jan 13, 2015

Ellen + Derek: A Petite Wedding at Hotel Portsmouth-Prescott Park

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“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Green As I sat in the car waiting for the torrential downpour to pass, feverishly refreshing the radar screen to confirm that it was the last cell to pass for the afternoon, I had no idea of […]

Jan 01, 2015

Caitlin & Matt: Backyard Fire Pit Home Brew Wedding!

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Caitlin & Matt’s wedding was the ultimate display of love – and talents! Her parents fixed up their backyard with a gorgeous arbor, amazing retaining wall, and the perfect fire-pitting place.  They added a little bridge over the gully to get to the reception tent.  Caitlin’s dress was handmade by a friend and the various […]

Dec 30, 2014

Maggie & Will: A Beautiful Backyard Barn Rustic Wedding

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When Susan first contacted me for her daughter Rose’s romantic backyard tented NH wedding she mentioned in passing that she had 3 beautiful daughters.  After falling completely in love with their family, a little voice in the back of my head secretly hoped to get to photograph more nuptials for this crew.  I was overjoyed when I […]

Dec 19, 2014

LJ turns One! First Birthday Cake Smash – Manchester, NH

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This post is a little bittersweet for me.  This wonderful family has been in my life for 4 years.  I’ve photographed their winter engagement session, their NH Summer wedding, an Exeter NH Maternity session, LJ’s newborn pictures, a Father’s day best friends session, and finally his First Birthday Cake Smash!  It’s been such a pleasure […]

Dec 15, 2014

Rachael & Avner: A Lyman Estate Wedding


One of the best things I ever read on a pre-wedding survey was on Rachael & Avner’s answer to First Dance: “song will be Mahna Mahna from the muppet show” – – and it was SO COOL.  Their band, Klezwoods, was simply amazing and their rendition was perfect!  Everything about the day was perfect.  The […]

Dec 11, 2014

Amy & Vitaly: Married! A Sanborn Corners Wedding

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Amy & Vitaly’s wedding is the very definition of KISS.  Keep it Simply Splendid!  This wonderful duo planned two weddings on two continents! The American version went off without a hitch and was full of simple, delicate, beautiful details.  Beautifully soft details, intricate architecture in a tiny New England church, and good old fashioned dancing […]