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Rare & Stunning Wedding Venue near Hartford, CT | The Hill-Stead Museum

The Hill-Stead Museum is one of those dreamy, countryside properties that you can visit, go on walks with your dog, or attend events. It is a farm, historical venue, art museum, and garden wedding venue all in one.

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Holiday Gifts: Favorite Experiences

As the wedding season is ALMOST wrapping up for us, and holidays are happening, here are some favorite experiences that you can gift to that …

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CT Elopement & Micro-Wedding Venue: Green Haven of Pomfret, CT

More info on a private property for micro-weddings and elopements at Green Haven in Pomfret, Connecticut.

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How to Tell Guests You’re Having an Unplugged Wedding

We love everyone’s expressions, and hands where people are engaged in the fun, instead of worrying about trying to take a good photo! It’s so refreshing to have an entire wedding day documented where guests are truly, fully present, without looking so hypnotized by their mobile devices!

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Recommended Wedding Vendors of CT & MA & Beyond

Preferred vendors list! It’s always evolving and is based on our past experiences at weddings as well as clients’ experiences & memorable moments with vendors!

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Second Photographer Tips: Bride/Groom Getting Ready

Curious to know what to expect or photograph during the bride or groom getting ready time?

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Second Photographer Tips: How to Get Ready for a Wedding

Clients are relying on us to take hundreds or thousands of photos at a wedding. So, we want the camera to be clean and at …

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When Photography Meets Craftsmanship

There’s so much time and energy invested to create work that you hope people can appreciate. But in a world of cameras, phones, pictures of our work sometimes feel like we’re de-valuing our craftsmanship.

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First Ever Film Scans from Pentax 645nii

Wedding photographer experimenting with film! I’ve been inspired by Bryan Capporicci from the Business of Photography Podcast series “Finding Film”. I purchased an old Pentax …

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Harrington Farm Wedding Photos | MA Rustic Wedding Venue

When I first scouted out Harrington Farm a few days before Sarah and Angel’s wedding, my jaw dropped at the wide open gorgeous scenery. The warm breeze was soft over the hay fields, illuminated by the setting sun. The perfect wedding venue. Check out this rustic barn wedding venue in Princeton, Massachusetts.

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My Worst Wedding Photography Nightmare

The Wedding Photographer’s Nightmare Last night I experienced my worst wedding nightmare…literally! I’m a pretty vivid dreamer, and last night was no exception. When I …

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Barn Wedding Venues of Connecticut

Finding the perfect barn venue in CT for your wedding isn’t easy. These CT barn venues offer the scents of nature and old barn wood, and relaxing environments where we can celebrate love. Here’s my list of some barn venues in Connecticut.

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3 Wedding Photography Editing Styles Explained

My brief explanation of three different editing styles, with visuals! Understand a little on photography editing style so you get images exactly as you expected, or even better than your imagination. Check out what I mean by “bright and airy” “true to life” and “dark and moody”.

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When Your Photographer Never Delivers Wedding Images

     This morning I found myself sucked up in a thread of comments and posts relating to the issue of a photographer who failed …

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Engagement Sessions at Allen Hill Farm | CT Wedding Venue

Allen Hill Farm is a wide open space of fields, apple trees, and Christmas trees. It’s in Brooklyn, CT, and you can see Rhode Island and tree-covered rolling hills in the distance. The sun sets over the hill and it’s perfect for portraits!

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The Struggle is Real, folks.

Do you ever worry that you’re not good enough. Or, do you ever think that your work efforts are not good enough for others. Does this fear drive your decision-making, in a healthy way, or unhealthy way? As a professional photographer, this struggle is real.

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Priam Vineyards | Colchester, CT Winery Wedding

Are you dreaming about possibly planning a wedding at a vineyard in Connecticut? Check out Priam Vineyards, a popular wedding venue located in Colchester, Connecticut. If you love wide open spaces in the countryside as much as I do, you’ll love a vineyard wedding. 

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Creative Wedding Theme: Harry Potter | Melissa & Mike

Every now and then I photograph a creative wedding that has a really strong theme. Because it’s not easy to plan a DIY wedding, I wanted to feature this Harry Potter wedding on my blog to show how dreams can come true, and share some tips for photographing a Harry Potter themed wedding.

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