Tag Archives: Southern CT Wedding

21Aug

Sarah & Jon–Inn at Mystic Wedding

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Inn At Mystic Wedding

July 29, 2017

Jake and I had such a fun time capturing this wedding.  Less than a year ago, we had the pleasure of photographing Sarah’s sister’s wedding.  We already knew how sweet Sarah, Jon, and her family were, so we were very excited for the day.  Jon’s family was equally warm and wonderful.  It was truly a day built around love for both of them.

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12Jul

Nina & Joe–Greenwich, CT Wedding

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Nina & Joe

Pre Wedding:  Hyatt Regency

Ceremony:  Saint Mary Church

Formal Photos:  Roger Sherman Baldwin Park

Reception:  Gabriele’s Restaurant

 

Nina and Joe were married on a warm sunshine day in June.  They two are gorgeous people both inside and out.  They joy was all over their faces; and the camera loved them both!  Jake and I had an incredible day documenting this marriage and witnessing the love between each other and their families.

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15Jun

Nina & Joe SNEAK PEEK–Wedding In Greenwich, CT

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Nina & Joe

This stunning couple was married this past Saturday.  They are beautiful inside and out, and we couldn’t be more thankful that we were able to capture this momentous day.  It was a perfect afternoon on the Southern, CT shore.  There is much more to come soon, but in the meantime enjoy the preview!

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2Jul

Elif & Andrew–Westport Country Playhouse Wedding

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Elif & Andrew

May 30, 2015
Westport Country Playhouse

 

Elif and Andrew wanted a laid back wedding that was unique and special just to them.  They got exactly what they set out to accomplish.  They were the first ever wedding held at Westport Country Playhouse.  It was a  different venue with a lot of history for this couple.  We had a great time meeting both of them and their families.  We instantly felt like we had known them forever.  They are such warm and friendly people.  Months of handwork, DIY projects, and planning from 3000 miles way paid off with a lovely wedding and great weather.

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2Jul

Elif & Andrew–Westport Country Playhouse Wedding

Elif & Andrew
May 30, 2015
Westport Country Playhouse

 

Elif and Andrew wanted a laid back wedding that was unique and special just to them.  They got exactly what they set out to accomplish.  They were the first ever wedding held at Westport Country Playhouse.  It was a  different venue with a lot of history for this couple.  We had a great time meeting both of them and their families.  We instantly felt like we had known them forever.  They are such warm and friendly people.  Months of handwork, DIY projects, and planning from 3000 miles way paid off with a lovely wedding and great weather.

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6Jun

Stephanie & Steve–SNEAK PEEK

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SNEAK PEEK

Stephanie & Steve

May 31, 2015

The Branford House

Avery Point, Groton, CT

 

Here are a couple photos from last Sunday’s wedding.  It was such an honor to be a part of this day.  It is evident to anyone around these two that they are meant to be with each other.  They couldn’t hide their excitement and joy from the moment their eyes locked at their ceremony to the last minute of their wedding.  We have heard from friends and family that this love for each other looks the same every other day as well.  It was a fun afternoon along the CT coast complete with food trucks and lawn games.  Make sure to check back for more details and photos of this fantastic wedding.

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21May

Olivia & Kevin–Fantasia Wedding

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Olivia & Kevin Wedding
April 27, 2013
Photos–Binney Park, Greenwich, CT
Ceremony–St.Mary’s Church, Stamford, CT
Reception–Fantasia Wedding and Banquet Facilities, North Haven, CT

Olivia and Kevin had a beautiful afternoon for a spring wedding. Jake and I headed to meet them at Olivia’s childhood home. We loved everyone right at the start. Her family was warm, welcoming, and fun to work with. We headed over to Binney Park in Greenwich, CT for these two to share their first look. I always love a moment that is a bit more private between the couple. We are blessed with the opportunity to see just how much in love with each other and excited a couple is on this special day. Binney Park was coming alive with spring and was a great location for their photos.
The church was spectacular. It is one of the largest we have been in with some of the more interesting nooks for photos. There is something about a grand structure for a ceremony that really adds to the impact of a wedding. We really enjoyed getting to be a part of the family’s history and tradition. St. Mary’s Church is so important to Olivia and her family that Kevin agreed to get baptized only a week earlier, so they could be married in the church! Now, that is a good man doing great things for love.
After the ceremony, it was on to the reception in North Haven. We had a great time with friends and family at Fantasia. Everyone was ready to party and dance the night away. We were very honored to have been a part of the day and celebration for such a sweet couple. Enjoy!

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1May

Olivia & Kevin–SNEAK PEEK

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Olivia & Kevin–SNEAK PEEK
Binney Park, Greenwich CT

Here is a little preview of our wedding from last weekend. We were back at Binney Park in Greenwich, CT for some gorgeous photos. This duo opted for a first look, so we were able to spend a bit of time walking the park before the wedding day festivities kicked off. They were an adorable couple supported by wonderful families and great friends. Make sure to check back for more photos soon.

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30Apr

Sara & Tom–“Bright, Bright, Sunshiny Day”

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Sara & Tom
Ceremony–St.Margaret Church, Madison, CT
Photos–East Wharf Beach, Madison, CT
Reception–Seasons at the Traditions, Wallingford, CT

Sara and Tom woke up to a gorgeous day for a wedding. It rained in the week before, and it rained in the days after. However it could not have been a more perfect day to celebrate this couple. We had an awesome time with these two. Although we weren’t surprised since we had so much fun capturing their engagement photos. Their light-hearted nature made them fun and easy to photograph. They were quite trusting subjects. They never batted an eye when we told them we wanted to go to a parking lot for photos. “Just trust us”, we said. “The parking lot behind the dry cleaners will be worth it in the end!” We certainly think the photos in the reeds look amazing, so hopefully you will share our sentiment. After we headed to the beach for a few more laughs and many more photos. The day was filled with laughter and dancing. It was truly a celebration from beginning to end. We were so honored to have been a part of the day. Enjoy checking out some of the photos!

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10Nov

Erin & Taha–Meeting In the Middle

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Erin & Taha
September 28, 2013
Guilford Yacht Club

Jake and I had not met this couple until the day of the wedding. It didn’t take us long after meeting them to absolutely love them! They are sweet, easy-going, warm hearted people. We were so honored to have been a part of their first of two weddings. They had a beautiful afternoon to get married on the lawn of the yacht club.

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23Oct

Bethany & Chris–SNEAK PEEK

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Bethany & Chris
October 12, 2013
The Lace Factory

Bethany and Chris picked the perfect time to incorporate New England foliage into their wedding. The colors on the rolling hills surrounding their outdoor ceremony were beautiful. And The Lace Factory was such a unique venue for a reception. It was our first time photographing a wedding at the venue. Make sure to check back to see venue photos when the full blog is up. In the meantime enjoy a preview of this gorgeous couple.

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14Oct

Dave & Veronica–The Merry Go Round of Love

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Dave & Veronica
September 6, 2013
Lighthouse Point Park

Dave and Veronica had an amazing wedding. Jake and I have been to Lighthouse Point Park a few times before for photos, but we had never photographed an event at the park. We were excited to check out the venue for the first time. It is an huge pavilion by the ocean complete with a carousel. Dave and Veronica played up the merry go round with a nod to the carnival theme as well as adding fun vintage touches throughout. They are a duo with a great sense of humor. We had many laughs with them during their photo sessions and they came up with some great ideas for photos. Throughout the venue were interesting and personal touches to the day like a typewriter for guests to create notes and wishes for the couple. Dave is technology savvy, so he created an animated photo booth for friends and family enjoy. After a beautiful ceremony on the beach guests dined on food from Dave and Veronica’s favorite food trucks. There was a crepe truck on one side and a brick oven truck on the other. The food was awesome and it was a great twist on a catered event! The evening by the ocean was gorgeous and the wedding was a ton of fun. The carousel added to the entertainment with rides for everyone. It is definitely a wedding and a venue worth checking out. Enjoy!

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2Oct

Erin & Taha–SNEAK PEEK

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Erin & Taha
Guilford Yacht Club
September 28, 2013

We had an awesome time with Erin and Taha this past Saturday. The day was perfect. The weather was just right for a wedding at the Guilford Yacht Club. Guests were able to spend most of the day enjoying the sun out on the lawn. These two are the sweetest couple, and they were so much fun to work with. We can’t wait to show you more from the day soon. In the meantime, enjoy the preview!

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24Sep

Cassie & Evan–Hearts Affluter

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Cassie & Evan
August 31, 2013
The Branford House at Avery Point
Groton, CT

Cassie and Evan celebrated Labor Day by getting hitched! Jake and I were excited for this wedding since Jake would be joining some familiar faces. He photographed Evan’s brother and sister-in-law’s wedding a couple years ago. So, we knew this would be a warm, welcoming, and fun wedding to document. We met Cassie and her bridesmaids at the hotel before the wedding. We quickly learned this bunch had a great sense of humor and a penchant for fun photos. We had many laughs over their desire to a bridesmaids gone bad photo, and the result of their acting efforts is hilarious. After some photos with the girls, we headed to New London to St. Mary Star of the Sea church. Cassie and Evan exchanged vows in a beautiful church ceremony. Once they were officially husband and wife, their guests welcomed them out of the church with lots of bubbles. From there we were off to the Branford House for a beautiful reception.
The Branford House is always a gorgeous location to get married. It is right on the water in Groton, CT. The lawn of the mansion is perfect for photos. The Branford House has its own unique atmosphere that seems to tell a story all on its own. And there is never a shortage of locations for photos. In fact there is often too many options! Cassie and Evan were great subjects, and we soon learned the groomsmen could give the bridesmaids a run for their money. They added to the laughs and the antics behind the camera. This bridal party was definitely a fun bunch that continued with their enthusiasm throughout the night both on and off the dance floor. We hope you enjoy checking out some of the photos from the day.

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18Sep

Leslie & Mike–At Last!

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Leslie & Mike
August 24, 2013
Madison Beach Hotel

Jake and I had met Leslie and Mike on two occasions, and we really enjoyed getting to know them both times. With each couple we meet, we always want to know their story. How did they meet? How did they get engaged? Leslie and Mike were both very sweet and nonchalant about their length of time together. However we learned at their wedding that their families were quite ready and waiting for this gorgeous couple to FINALLY get married! Although Mike and Leslie are young, they have quite a long history. I mean, they went to prom together long history! Yup, these two met in high school. Needless to say, this was a wedding that everyone was happy to attend and thankful that the day had finally arrived. And it couldn’t have been anymore beautiful a day for such a beautiful and deserving couple. Leslie and Mike had bright sun and clear skies for their beach ceremony. And a beautiful sunset to look out at during their reception. The Madison Beach Hotel looked amazing since the renovations. It was an awesome day and a great location for a CT shoreline wedding. Jake and I were very excited to have been a part of their day. Enjoy!

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17Sep

Lisa & Tyler–SNEAK PEEK

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Lisa & Tyler
September 14, 2013
Shenorock Shore Club

This past weekend Jake and I headed to Rye, NY for a beautiful oceanside wedding. Tyler and Lisa gave us a little tour of Greenwich, CT and Rye as we joined them for their wedding. They were married in a church. We took photos at Binney Park in Greenwich. And we celebrated the occasion at the private Shenorock Shore Club. The weather was perfect and the day was beautiful. Enjoy the preview.

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13Sep

Dave & Veronica–SNEAK PEEK

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Dave & Veronica
September 6, 2013
Lighthouse Point Park

A week ago today, we joined Dave and Veronica for their wedding. Jake and I have been to Lighthouse Point Park for photos before, but we have never experienced a wedding in the park. It was awesome! Dave and Veronica were fun light hearted, and created an amazing evening for guests. When you are married at the park, the carousel is a part of the festivities. We had fun watching guests of all ages, the bridal party, and of course the bride and groom take a spin or two throughout the day. But that is all I am going to tell for now. You will have to check back later for more about this fun event. In the meantime enjoy the preview!

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3Sep

Cassie & Evan–SNEAK PEEK

Cassie & Evan
August 31, 2013
Branford House

Jake and I had another beautiful day along the CT Shoreline. Cassie and Evan had a church ceremony at St.Mary’s in New London followed by a gorgeous reception at the Branford House. Avery Point is a perfect location to celebrate a wedding and bring a close to summer with an ocean breeze and old stone home setting. Enjoy a little preview of the photos with many more to come soon!

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27Aug

Leslie & Mike–SNEAK PEEK

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Leslie and Mike
August 25, 2013
The Madison Beach Hotel

Jake and I were with this gorgeous duo this past Saturday. They had clear skies and warm air for their ocean side wedding. The Madison Beach Hotel is an amazing venue along the CT shore. There are many more photos to come, but enjoy the preview.

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22Aug

Kristy & Guy–Vows with a View

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Kristy & Guy
July 27, 2013
Anthony’s Ocean View
New Haven, CT

Kristy and Guy are such a sweet couple. It had been quite a while since their engagement shoot last fall, and we were looking forward to the wedding. We had a wonderful time with them, and we were excited to join in their day. Having gotten to know each of them a little, we expected the wedding to be a beautiful and fun day. However we actually underestimated just how fun the day turned out to be!
We met Kristy and the girls for photos at the Marriott in New Haven. After everyone was ready, excited, and eagerly anticipating the nuptials, per Kristy’s request, Jake got a photo of both bride and groom before the ceremony. They wanted to have the special moment of seeing each other for the first time as Kristy walked down the sand aisle. So they used the hotel door to keep the surprise.
When we arrived at the venue, guests were ready and waiting to catch a glimpse of this gorgeous bride and see these two married. As Kristy hid around the corner, guests were lined up with cameras and iPhones excited to snap a photo. Once she reached the alter with Guy, they began their ocean side ceremony. The backdrop of the sun and boats was beautiful and the weather was perfect. Anthony’s even supplied some palm trees on the beach to give it a bit of a destination wedding feel.
After some fun on the beach with the family, bridal party, and happy couple, it was time to get the party started. And what a party it was. We have to commend friends and family on their enthusiasm and energy from start to finish. The dance floor was never empty and the laughter continued you all night. Everyone did a wonderful job of helping Guy and Kristy celebrate this momentous occasion. They helped make it an even more memorable day than it was already. We want to thank everyone for making our job fun and easy. Enjoy the photos!

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30Jul

Kristy & Guy–SNEAK PEEK

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Kristy and Guy
July 27, 2013
New Haven, CT
Anthony’s Oceanview

Here are a few beautiful photos from last Saturday’s wedding. Kristy and Guy are the sweetest duo. You could see how excited these two families were to have a new member added to the family. It was a beautiful afternoon on the ocean. Everyone had the opportunity to put their toes in the sand for the ceremony and photos. The weather was gorgeous and the ocean view was the perfect backdrop to the reception. There are many more photos to come from this lively reception. In the meantime, enjoy!

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26Mar

Sarah and Jim’s Waterview Wedding

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Sarah and Jim
March 9, 2013
The Waterview

Jake and I were very excited to start our 2013 wedding season a couple weeks ago. We kicked it off with Sarah and Jim, and we couldn’t think of a better couple to spend the day with. They were married at the Waterview in Monroe, CT, and it was an awesome afternoon. Snow blanketed the ground, but the weather felt like spring. We weren’t sure what mother nature would bring, but she brought a perfect weather day. The weather was warm enough that everyone was willing to head outside for a few photos in the snow. It was a gorgeous day for these two the tie the knot! Jake and I had a great time with their family and friends. Sarah and Jim were excited and welcoming as soon as we walked through the door. You can see the love on their faces and the faces of their family and friends throughout the day. It is always so rewarding to be a part of a day like this. We hope you enjoy looking through the photos as much as we enjoyed capturing the images.

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