Category: LGBTQ Queer

Falling For You – NH LGBTQ Engagement Session

The leaves had just begun to turn in New Hampshire as we explored the Albany Covered Bridge and the Lower Fall on the Kancamangus for this cozy LGBTQ engagement session. We were trying for sunset, but the perfectly moody clouds had a different idea. Th …

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A Sunset and a Stroll – NH LGBTQ engagement session

The joy was palpable and the light was magic in this LGBTQ engagement session. What more could you ask for in an engagement session? A champagne toast, of course! From beginning to end, every moment of this session was wrapped in the warmest feelings o …

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Baby O! NH LGBTQ Maternity + Newborn Photos

NH LGBTQ Maternity + Newborn Photos

I knew from their York Maine Dockside Queer Wedding that these mamas have what it takes to make amazing photos. But these NH LGBTQ Maternity + Newborn Photos illustrate they also have what it takes to make an amazing baby! When I saw the news they were …

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Pilar + Heather – An Exeter NH Wedding at Mila

LGBTQ Wedding in Exeter, NH

There isn’t a number, or a unit, or even a word big enough to quantify the amount of love that was present at this Exeter NH wedding at Mila by White Apron, formerly The Bungalow Club. Maybe you can tell from the hugs. Or from the joyfulness and exuber …

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Summertime Wight Barn Sturbridge MA Queer Wedding

Oh the FUN we had at this Wight Barn Sturbridge MA Queer Wedding! The bright blue sky was amplified by perfectly puffy clouds as Emma and Steph got ready in the same space, but divided by a barn door. They’d seen their various pieces and accessories, b …

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Becky + Dewie: Married! North Conway NH LGBT Wedding

North Conway NH LGBT Wedding-0050

It was a beautiful day for this North Conway NH LGBT Wedding. Beautiful puffy clouds floated in the sky as they had a ceremony tailored just for them. Becky + Dewie had a June 2020 wedding planned. Living in Florida and planning a destination wedding i …

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How to Find an LGBTQ Friendly Wedding Photographer

Finding a photographer who can tell your unique love story in a beautiful, intimate way is one of the top priorities for most couples when planning their wedding.  As a New Hampshire lesbian and gay photographer who specializes in queer and non-tr …

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Emily & Adam: A Queer Elopement at Wells Reserve at Laudholm

Emily and Adam had the most perfect early spring queer elopement at Wells Reserve at Laudholm. Just a week earlier we’d had a foot of snow, but it melted away just in time for this beautiful ceremony. Eloping at Wells Reserve at Laudholm is a great way to celebrate your love with your partner in a beautiful and secluded setting. 

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Eloping in NH: Your Guide to the BEST New Hampshire Elopement

Lesbian LGBTQ couple elope Oceanside at their campsite

New Hampshire is a magical place to get married, but did you know it’s also a great place to elope? Up until a handful of years ago, you would only hear about an elopement in terms of people running off to the courthouse or NYC when they eloped. Elopem …

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Southern Maine Queer Elopement. Ashley + Shay: Married

LGBTQ Maine Pandemic Elopement

Often when I look through a blog gallery I’ll hear a soundtrack, and man if this isn’t even screaming loud inside my head as I re-witness the love, emotion, sweetness, sincerity + absolutely fantasticness that is this Southern Maine Queer Elopement! So …

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