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6-Step Strategy for Successful Wedding Family Formal Photos

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Family Formals. Family members, brides, and even photographers may cringe at the thought of this portion of the wedding day! For many weddings across the globe, formal family photos can result in a nightmare, a big mess, and unhappy people, and group photos that cannot be re-done after the wedding day. However, your family formal […]

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South Farms: CT Barn Wedding Venue

Filed in : CT Wedding Venues, Farm Weddings

It was a cold, icy winter day but this sturdy, well-built antique barn in a pastoral setting was an inviting sight after a 2 hour drive with good music and conversation with my husband. After spending a couple hours learning about this incredible wedding venue, I wish I could have planned my own wedding here […]

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Get Awesome Rainy Wedding Day Portraits!

Filed in : Photography Tips

Plan B is an alternative timeline a professional photographer should create with you prior to the wedding day. Especially when I need to photograph dozens of people, I need a plan! If you know the forecast a few days prior, you can create an AWESOME plan B that will make you skip in happiness, knowing that you got all the photos you wanted!

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CT Farm Wedding Venue | Candlelight Farms Inn | Julie & Beau

Filed in : CT Wedding Venues, Farm Weddings

Purely Rustic Wedding Photos When Julie and Beau first reached out to me about wedding photography, I could sense that this was a couple that loved country living, country songs, and everything else that speaks “country”. Julie found me on the Rustic Wedding Chic website and saw some images I took from the second wedding […]

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Backyard Engagement & Wedding | Tristyn & Matt | Hampton, CT

Filed in : More Outdoor Weddings

Backyard Wedding: a location that’s theirs! Tristyn and Matt decided to plan their lives together by buying wooded land in Connecticut, and cleared it for their wedding reception and future spot for their home they’ll build together. Many couples want the ease and simplicity of having their wedding at an actual venue, but Tristyn and […]

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Golden Hour Photos are Fabulous! | Kendra and Josh

Filed in : Engagements, Photography Tips, Short & Sweet E-Session

What is “Golden Hour”? Every now and then you may hear photographers use the term “golden hour”. But what does it really mean, and why do photographers love golden hour? Read more and you’ll realize why this time of shooting is ideal, and you’ll fall in love with golden hour, too! Here are some photos […]

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Ridgefield, CT Wedding Venue | Lounsbury House | Katarina & Michael

Filed in : CT Wedding Venues, Estate Weddings

One of Katarina and Michael’s goals was to have a classic, fun wedding in an elegant location, but without the “stuffiness” and they totally accomplished that. And just like most of the weddings I shoot, everyone at Katarina & Michael’s wedding was having a blast. Check out these images from this wedding at the Lounsbury House in Ridgefield, CT. 

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NYC Engagement Session | Katarina & Michael

Filed in : Engagements, Fun & Free E-Session

Totally in love with this engagement session in New York City, at the Central Park and also the American Museum of Natural History. Check this out!

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Mansion at Bald Hill | Woodstock, CT | Lindsay & Jon’s Wedding

Filed in : CT Wedding Venues, Estate Weddings

Congratulations to Lindsay and Jon for committing their lives to each other on August 26th! Their wedding was at the Mansion at Bald Hill in Woodstock, CT. Check out these sneak peeks of their amazing wedding! 

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Moore State Park in Paxton, MA | Engagement Session | Lindsay & Jon

Filed in : Engagements, Fun & Free E-Session

I love looking back at my clients’ engagement photos for a refresher on what “directions” would work really well for their wedding day portraits. Check out Lindsay and Jon’s engagement session from the fall at Moore State Park in Paxton, MA. 

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