Shawna and Kevin's Fenway Engagement Session || Boston, MA

I met Shawna and Kevin on one of the nicest days at the end of March, this was after all of those random snow storms that had me questioning living in New England through the winters.

These two asked to do their engagement session in an area that meant a lot to them. For this area was the official/unofficial start of their relationship. Cask and Flagon was where they spent time together before officially starting their relationship and Fenway was also the start of that as well.

I loved the story of their “first” date. Shawna bought tickets to a Red Sox game, and it turned out that they arrived the wrong day for the game. Luckily they got in to standing room, and Kevin said that was their first date, but Shawna thought they were just friends at that point. A few more times hanging out together and their relationship blossomed (officially or unofficially). Either way it was the start of something amazing, and their relationship grew from there.

These two are so comfortable to be around, you can tell they have a solid foundation to their relationship and have so much laughter and love involved in it. While these two are New Yorkers right now, they will be heading back to the area in the few months leading up to their wedding in the fall. Hopefully leading to the attendance of many more Red Sox games in their future. I cannot wait for their wedding in October, it will be such a special and fun day :)

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Christina and JP's Bay Farm Conservation Engagement Session || Duxbury, MA

Christina and JP got up early on a late October morning to meet me at Bay Farm Conservation in Duxbury, MA. This was my first time coming to this location (which by the way was completely beautiful), and my first time meeting the two of them. Christina and I had just been communicating over email prior to this, so I was so glad to finally put a face with a name. These two were so sweet, and so easy-going. They made this such a fun, and easy session. This was by far one of the most unique engagement sessions. I told Christina that I loved having pets involved in the sessions, and they also included one of their chickens. So we had their dog Inde and one of their chickens along for the engagement session, it was so much fun and made the session so memorable. I cannot wait to work with these two to capture their wedding in July, I know it will be another memorable and beautiful day :) 

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Constance and Steven's Stepping Stone Ranch Wedding || West Greenwich, RI

Constance and Steven were my second couple that were planning their wedding from afar (Jen and Buzz were the first couple). These two are from California, and did an awesome job planning their wedding in Rhode Island. 

When I arrived at Stepping Stone Ranch on their wedding day, there was a sea of fog everywhere. It made the entire area look a bit spooky and mysterious. While the guys were getting ready and people were arriving luckily the fog lifted a bit and we had a break by the time the ceremony rolled around. When Constance and the bridesmaids arrived, they got out and then Constance changed up her ride. The ground was kind of wet and muddy, so Constance had the idea of pulling up to the aisle in a white convertible. By the way, this was one of the coolest entrances I have seen to date. 

After her amazing entrance, Constance's cousin Julian officiated their ceremony. This is something I really love, when the officiant knows the couple really well. He talked about their relationship, and the first time he met Steven. These two then shared their personal vows, which included the story of their first date in which Constance was running late but Steven just knew she was worth the wait. Their first date story was so charming and you can just see how these two balance each other out, each one of them are a great complement to the other. 

After the ceremony, these two left in their white convertible and it looked just like a fairy tale. We did a few portraits of just the two of them before heading back to the others. They just looked so happy and full of love. 

One of my favorite parts of their wedding day was after their entrance to the reception, when they did their first dance. They did their first dance to the song, "Perfect Day" by Lou Reed. I loved this because this song is a meaningful song to my boyfriend and I as well (he put this on a cd he made me at the start of our relationship). So seeing this song used as a first dance song, made me tear up a bit because it is such a beautiful song (that means a lot to me as well). 

The speeches by the Best Man, Blake, and Maid of Honor, Wendy, showed just how well these two friends know this couple, and just how much appreciation they have for their relationship. It was incredibly sweet. After the speeches, there was a break for dinner, in which we snuck Constance and Steven out for a few sunset photos. 

After dinner was when the real party started, this group had so much fun on the dance floor. This group didn't have to be asked twice to get on the dance floor. Everyone was up and having fun. 

To end the night, we did a sparkler exit. This was a bit of a challenge because we had to do this on the road, so every time a car came, we had to all move. After 10 minutes of this, we finally got a break and could do the sparklers, a perfect fairy tale ending to this beautiful couple's amazing wedding day. Congratulations again Constance and Steven, I know you two will have so much fun and joy in your marriage :) 

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Vendors: 

Venue: Stepping Stone Ranch || West Greenwich, RI || http://www.steppingstoneranch.com/

Coordinator/DJ: A-ROK Entertainment || http://www.djarok.com/ || arokent@hotmail.com

 

Jen and Buzz's Liberty Hotel Wedding || Boston, MA

The first time that I talked to Jen, I instantly bonded with her. It was one of those conversations that just flowed without pause, and I immediately wanted to book her as a client (because frankly it felt like talking to a friend). When the day came that I finally met Jen and Buzz (whose real name is Kevin, but everyone calls him Buzz) in-person, it was like being around two friends I haven't seen in a while. Jen and Buzz are so sweet and warm, you cannot help but like them right away. 

A few days later, I arrived at The Liberty Hotel on a very windy day to capture their wedding day for them. I arrived where Jen was getting ready with the bridesmaids (who were her sister and Buzz's sister) and the mothers. Everyone was so nice to me right away, basically welcoming me in as if they knew me. Shortly after when Jen was ready, we went down one level in The Liberty Hotel to do Jen and Buzz's first look. Little did we know, Jen's dad was also down there and we got to do a little father-daughter first look as well right before Jen and Buzz's first look. Jen and Buzz were so overjoyed seeing each other for the first time in their wedding attire. The grins on their faces were so big, and they just kept laughing and beaming. It was the cutest moment ever. 

From there I headed down to the ceremony site (but not without a quick photo of the bridal party walking through the lobby). The sky looked a bit threatening, but there was no rain and the wind dwindled down during their ceremony. The ceremony was full of so many sweet moments, and I particularly loved their vows to each other. It was so personal and made everyone there both laugh and shed a couple of tears. Once the two said I do and kissed, they again were grinning from ear to ear and just beaming with joy and love.

The Liberty Hotel had champagne for them waiting and we headed out to take a few photos of just the two of them. These two had so much fun, and kept joking about taking dramatic photos with their champagne and the wooden doors. We even got a few "American Horror Story" style dramatic photos in front of the entrance to The Liberty Hotel. 

After their couple portraits, and a bunch of family portraits (which were so sweet) the reception began with some fun dancing in by all of the parents and siblings, which then lead into Jen and Buzz's first dance. These two then welcomed all couples on to the dance floor and then there was a break for dinner. Shortly after that speeches were given by Jen's dad, Buzz's mom and step-father, and Buzz's sister. There were so many sweet stories shared, including how Buzz's mom actually knew Jen before Buzz did, as her teacher. Their families were so sweet and including, I felt like an extension of their family and it was so lovely. After speeches and cake cutting, the fun dancing part started. It was Buzz and his mom who ushered in the dancing by cutting quite a mean rug themselves, which got everyone else on the dance floor. It was one of those weddings that made me so very glad that this is what I get to do. I was able to capture so many lovely relationships in their lives, and it just made my heart soar. Jen and Buzz, congratulations again, I know you two will have all the happiness in the world. 

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Vendors: 

DJ: Peter Hallisey w/ Sound Choice Events || contact@bostonsoundchoice.com || 617-909-4700

Harpist: Molly McCaffrey || mollymccaffrey@gmail.com || 401-207-7494 || www.mollymccaffreyharp.com

Cake: Rachael Lang of Cardinal Dessert Co. || http://cardinaldessert.com/

Wedding Dress: BHLDN || http://www.bhldn.com/product/annabelle-dress-ivory

Topper: BHLDN || http://www.bhldn.com/product/itala-topper

Headpiece: BHLDN || http://www.bhldn.com/bride-veils-headpieces-halos-headbands/rosales-halo/productoptionids/d6588c0c-04f9-46b0-b5da-0086a7a09584

Earrings: BHLDN || http://www.bhldn.com/shoes-accessories-jewelry-earrings/maria-opal-earrings/productoptionids/d6588c0c-04f9-46b0-b5da-0086a7a09584

Megan and Karl's Glen Magna Farms Wedding || Danvers, MA

I met Megan and Karl through a bride from 2016, Leanne, who was in grad school with Megan. Megan and Karl are one of the sweetest couples you will ever meet. I was lucky enough to capture their engagement session back in April of this year, and got to know them during that and leading up to their wedding day. I was a little bit worried because the morning of their wedding day there were a lot of storms in the area. It kept raining while I was with the ladies getting ready at the salon but luckily the rain broke upon arriving to Glen Magna Farms. 

Glen Magna Farms is one of the most beautiful venues I have been to, there are gardens everywhere and the perfect place for a lovely and kind couple like Megan and Karl to get married. With the weather clearing, we knew we would be able to get a first look out by the gardens. Karl had such an awesome reaction to seeing Megan for the first time in her wedding dress, I just love how giddy and excited they were to see each other. It was such a perfect first look. These two were troopers, and still wanted to walk all around the grounds for their first look even though the ground was a little wet. 

Once the ceremony started, I knew I was in for a treat. The justice of the peace was amazing, she was candid and making everyone laugh throughout the entire ceremony. There were so many moments where the bridesmaids, Megan and Karl, and all of the friends and family members were laughing so hard. 

Once the reception got started we were treated to some funny and heartfelt speeches by Megan's dad, Karl's best man (and also his cousin) Calvin, and Megan's matron of honor Frances (a best friend that Megan has known all of her life). I loved hearing these speeches because it's so telling of how loved Megan and Karl are, and how important these relationships are. After everyone sat down for the meal, the real party got started. Their band Booty Vortex rocked the house with their funk covers. One of the most fun bands I've witnessed at a wedding to date. They had everyone on the dance floor to songs like "Brick House." It was such a fun ending to such a wonderful day. Megan and Karl are two of the nicest, kindest people you will ever meet, and I wish them nothing but happiness in the coming years together. Congratulations again Megan and Karl!! Thank you so very much for letting me capture your wedding day! 

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Vendors

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Glen Magna Farms in Danvers, MA || http://www.glenmagnafarms.org/

Caterer: Fireside Catering || https://www.firesidecatering.com/

Tent: The Event Company || http://rentent.com/

Entertainment: Booty Vortex || https://www.facebook.com/BootyVortex/

Transportation: McGinn Bus Company and Ludwig Limo

Flowers: Platinum Posies || www.platinumposies.com

Printing: New Milford Printing || (860) 354-0118

Second Photographer: Erica Pezente || https://ericapezente.com/

Salon: Radiance Salon || http://www.radiancelifestylesalonandspa.com/

Dress: Madeleine's Daughter Bridal || https://madeleinesdaughter.com/

Suit: Brooks Brothers || http://www.brooksbrothers.com/

Megan and Dan's Castle Island Engagement Session || Boston, MA

I met Megan and Dan on a chilly, windy late September morning on Castle Island. This is definitely a favorite place of mine in the Boston area and it's truly a beautiful place for an engagement session.

One of the things I really love is when my couples get their fur babies involved in the session, because frankly your pets really are a part of your family so why shouldn't they be included in your session. So Megan and Dan brought along their dog Desmond, a yorkie and maltese mix, and the cutest dog. One of the things I loved learning is that Dan's brother owns Desmond's brother, whose name is Charlie. For any of you "Lost" fans out there this should make you happy, for those who didn't watch "Lost" Desmond and Charlie were two characters on the show that have a big story line together. 

Megan and Dan were so easy to capture lovely images of, they were so sweet with each other. All I had to say to them was to cuddle up and they looked adorable. You can instantly tell how at ease they are with each other,  and how kind they are to each other. That extends to their dog Desmond as well. These two are the kind of people that you meet and instantly feel welcome, and I am just so excited to be working with them to capture their wedding day in August of next year. I'm sure Desmond is just as excited about their wedding day coming up :)  

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Moriah and Gregory's Wells Ogunquit Historical Society and Old Marsh Country Club Wedding || Wells, ME

On a beautiful day in September, I went up to Maine to photography a beautiful wedding. Moriah and Gregory's wedding was actually my first Maine wedding and I hope to be able to photograph another one in Maine again soon. Upon arriving to Gregory's sister Ashley's house, I was instantly at ease. Moriah, Ashley and her friend (also a bridesmaid) Tessa made me feel welcome right away. These three just had such a bond, each helping each other get ready putting on jewelry and fixing hair.

From there we headed out to the ceremony site at the Wells Ogunquit Historical Society, a stunning venue for a wedding. It was a photographers dream for an indoor ceremony venue (white walls and ceiling, and tons of natural light). There was a really sweet moment when Moriah and her bridesmaids arrived and they all saw Zachary, Moriah's son, for the first time. Zachary, who by the way totally stole the show a few times that day, walked his mother Moriah down the aisle and ran into Gregory's arms at the end. The ceremony was filed with laughter and sweet moments, and ended with Moriah and Gregory beaming with happiness. 

From there we went to their reception venue at Old Marsh Country Club and had the most gorgeous golden hour light. I kid you not, the best light for family portraits and couples portraits of Moriah and Gregory. Shortly after portraits we heard some lovely and heartfelt speeches by Gregory's sister Ashley, his friend Adam, and Moriah's friend Tessa. Stealing the spotlight though, was Zachary who was giving a little speech and then wanted to hold on to the mike and kept talking, which made everyone there crack up. He had everyone laughing so hard, and clearly he is a born entertainer. There were so many sweet moments during this wedding, I feel like I couldn't keep track from Gregory and his sister dancing with their grandparents, to Zachary and Moriah's dance, to Gregory and Moriah sharing so many love filled glances and kisses. The whole day was just so very beautiful. I have no doubt that Moriah, Gregory, and Zachary will be a happy family because they were already there even before it was official. Congratulations again Moriah and Gregory (and Zachary), I wish you a lifetime of happiness and fun! 

 

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Vendors

Coordinator: Chantel Williamson || (580) 699-9031 || Chantel.williamson03@gmail.com

DJ/lighting: Kevin Way || 207-807-5292 || http://www.eventective.com/marketplace/listing/site/559273

Cake: Beach Pea Baking Co. || (207) 439-3555 || www.beachpeabaking.com

Photo Booth: Boko || (207) 632-3221 || www.bokobooth.com

Hair and makeup: Kelly McLin || (603) 692-7002

Jennifer and Dave's Esplanade Engagement Session || Boston, MA

I met Jennifer and Dave on a warm, and extremely windy day in early September. Despite the wind, we got lucky with the gorgeous golden hour light. The Esplanade was a perfect place for Jennifer and Dave's engagement session.

We were able to capture photos with some of the Boston skyline, the Charles River, and the nature of the Esplanade. These two are adorable, and clearly love each other so much. They are definitely each other's yin and yang, fitting together so well as a couple. We spent our time walking to a few different areas, starting off near the Community Boating building and then heading over across some of the little bridges on the Esplanade. These two were so ready for anything, including dancing on the docks near the river.

It makes me feel so warm and fuzzy just thinking of the lovely September engagement session, even though it's currently pretty cold in Boston. I think I'll just be here re-living this engagement session until it's warm again. I'm so so excited for your wedding in April Jennifer and Dave, cannot wait to capture more of your love story!! 

 

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Jen and Sean's Oceancliff Wedding || Newport, RI

I had been talking with Jen and Sean for a while before their wedding day, and I could sense how sweet and lovely these two were. Their wedding day had the most beautiful blue skies, which allowed all of their guests to enjoy the gorgeous scenery at Oceancliff. Once we arrived at Oceancliff, I took a few photos of Sean and his friend and then we waited for Jen to arrive. These two were having their first look at Oceancliff, and I will never forget how excited Sean was to see Jen in her wedding dress looking radiant. The two of them were positively beaming seeing each other for the first time on their wedding day, It was one of the sweetest moments I have ever witnessed.

Shortly after, we prepared ourselves at their wedding ceremony site. It had a beautiful view of the bridge and the choppy blue water below. Their ring bearer and flower girl were probably some of the cutest I have ever seen, and performed their tasks to perfection. During the ceremony, Sean had people laughing and then Jen had people wiping tears from their eyes as they read aloud their vows. Their vows were so personal and touching, so lovely and thoughtful, that I started tearing up a bit alongside those in the crowd. 

Jen and Sean started out their wedding reception in the most amazing way. They started their first dance in the most elegant fashion ever, these two danced what looked like to me to be a waltz (those who know dancing better can correct me if I'm wrong). I was just completely amazed at how unbelievable these two were.  Shortly after, they had some really heartfelt speeches given by two of their friends. There was a lot of laughing, taking of group photos, and then their guests departed as I left with Jen and Sean to take photos along the rocky shores in Newport. I think this was one of the most special parts of the day, where Jen and Sean were just by themselves (with me taking some photos) walking alongside the water on the gray, rocky shore of Newport. 

I am so happy to have met these two and captured their beautiful wedding day, and I hope their second wedding ceremony in China is equally as beautiful. 

 

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Vendors

Coordinator: OceanCliff Ceremony Coordinator || (401) 619-7932 || ceremony@newportexperience.com

Floral Designer: Creative Ambiance || 401-413-4042 || lisamarie@creativeambianceevents.com

Harpist: Shelley Otis || 774-454-7525 || shelley.otis@gmail.com

Videographer: Steve Pennine || 401-529-9805 || steve.p@mvandp.com

Caterer: OceanCliff - Kimberly Sheridan || (401) 619-7937 || ksnewportexperience@gmail.com

Cake Designer: Scumptions || (401)885-5272 || scrumptions@scrumptions.com

Wedding Gown: Pronovias || https://www.pronovias.com/us/wedding-dresses/wedding-dress-aloha-sweetheart-neckline

Wedding Shoes: Dune London || https://www.dunelondon.com/en-us/diamond-jewel-ankle-strap-court-shoe-0095503940048513/

Catie & Pete's Renaissance Golf Club Wedding || Haverhill, MA

I met Catie and Pete a little over a year ago, right before they were about to move from Boston to New York. It seems like just yesterday that this happened even though it was a while ago. Upon meeting these two, I could just feel the warmth and sweetness of their personalities. These two have one of the sweetest how we met stories. It all started because their dads were in the same fraternity and one day when Catie and Pete were teenagers, they met because of that. Pete said that he was a little bummed out because he was supposed to go to a concert and his dad made him stay home and meet Catie instead. Who would have known that they would be getting married all of these years later. 

These two families have known each other for so long that Catie and Pete's wedding seemed the most natural and awesome celebration. It all started that day at St. Joseph's church in Andover, MA right down the street from where Catie's parents live. It is about the cutest little church you will ever see. Catie was beaming walking down the aisle, and Pete was grinning so much. 

From there we went to their venue at the Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill, MA. The one amazing thing that was highlighted so well throughout their wedding day was how much they love and appreciate music. Pete who is now teaching music, used to be in wedding band, and also got some musical skills from his dad. This was most pronounced when Catie and Pete (coolest couple ever) did a surprise performance for everyone and then following that, Pete's dad did a performance of a song that he was known for. It's like these families are natural born performers. I have never been able to capture such a unique and amazing wedding. From the surprise performances to the lovely speeches by Catie's dad, Catie's sister, and Pete's best man Tim, this wedding was so full of heart and uniqueness. It was one of those weddings where I leave thinking, this is why I love doing this. Capturing these lovely moments for beautiful families and couples like Catie and Pete. Congratulations again Catie and Pete, I wish you two the best in adventures and a long, happy marriage. 

 

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Vendors:

Church: St. Joseph Church (St. Augustine Parish) – Andover, MA

Reception: Renaissance Golf Club – Haverhill, MA – www.renaissancema.com – 978-556-0900

Hair: Philip Ciampa Salon – Andover, MA – 978-475-7988

Makeup: Donna McKinnon – Haverhill, MA – 508-633-4898

Dress: Allure 9000, from Tulle Bridal in Andover – www.tullebridals.com

Veil and sash:  (made from Catie's grandmother’s veil) by Laura DiBlasi in North Andover – 978-794-0777

Band: The Party Factor – https://partyfactorband.com/

Second Photographer: Erica Pezente Photography - https://ericapezente.com/

Videographer: JMN Productions – www.jmnproductions.com - 508-320-6547

Photo Booth: Clear Choice Photo Booth -- http://boston.clearchoicephotobooth.com/

Cake: Cakes for Occasions – Danvers, MA – www.cakes4occasions.com - 978-774-4545

Katie and Ryan's Stoneleigh-Burnham School Reception || Greenfield, MA

Again everyone, so so sorry for the delay in blog posts. The fall just completely got away from me and the blog posts fell to the way side. I am very excited to feature Katie and Ryan’s wedding reception today. These two got married in November of 2016 in a destination wedding in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and then had a reception for all of their family and friends on June 17, 2017.

I was so honored to be there to capture their wedding reception at the Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield, MA. It was such a beautiful campus, this school had quite a few barns, horses, and acreage. So there was always a gorgeous background while capturing their reception.

Since they already had their reception, I wanted to just focus on their love and the special candid moments between their family and friends. Everyone was having such a fun time throughout the entire day. One of my favorite parts of their reception was during the dancing when one Katie’s brother-in-laws started break dancing with his nephew. I couldn’t stop laughing behind the camera.

I just want to share a bit more about this lovely couple before I show off photos of this fun and beautiful reception. Katie loves that Ryan can make her laugh all the time, and Ryan loves Katie’s willingness to travel anywhere. Upon meeting these two you can tell they are an adventurous couple, just ready to embark on their next adventure. They make each other laugh, and seem to just enjoy being in the presence of one another. I am so glad to have met these two and helped document the start of their lives together. Congratulations again Katie and Ryan, and also happy one year anniversary of your wedding ceremony as well!!

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Elizabeth and Rebecca's Campground Wedding || KOA North Stonington, CT

Elizabeth and Rebecca's wedding was my first as primary shooter for the season. On this gorgeous early June day, I headed down to Connecticut to an area I had actually never been to before. This town is full of rolling green hills, and the perfect place for my first wedding of the season as primary shooter. These two wanted to keep things simple and just surround themselves with the family and friends who loved them. There was so much gorgeous scenery around them at this KOA campground site in North Stonington, CT. I wanted to just highlight the love between these two and this gorgeous scenery. These two had so many cute touches, and the best wedding food. They had a mobile pizza oven providing tons of custom made pizzas for everyone from Brick & Basil Wood Fired Pizza Co. Congratulations again to Elizabeth and Rebecca!!  

Lizzy and Shane's Harvard and Fenway Park Engagement Session || Fenway Park and Harvard in Cambridge, MA||

This is an engagement session that I have been dying to blog about. As someone who has gone to Fenway Park many times to see the Red Sox play, this was absolutely the coolest thing ever to be able to take engagement photos for Lizzy and Shane there.

We started our morning over at Harvard's campus. While Lizzy and Shane were planning ideas for their session, they looked up a few things in the area and found this bench with a beautiful quote. It took us a little while to find said bench because apparently no one on the Harvard campus knew the building that was right behind it. After asking multiple people (including people who worked at Harvard University), we finally got directed in the right direction and found it. 

From there we meandered around Harvard's campus and then got ready to head over toward Fenway. Now I am a Red Sox fan, but Shane is a die-hard Red Sox fan. When we walked onto the field and into the dugout in Fenway Park, Shane and Lizzy had the biggest smiles on their faces. It was by far the coolest experience ever. We got to be in areas that you don't necessarily get to go on tours of the park. We got to go where basically only the players and some other really special people get to go. 

Being right next to the scoreboard on the Green Monster and sitting in actual Green Monster seats was so cool! We even have photos of Lizzy and Shane in the dugout and sitting on top (where only Wally seems to be able to go). 

By the time we had to leave, I felt like I had to pinch myself because this was one of those days where I cannot believe I get to do this for my job. This was such a special session for these two because Fenway Park and the Red Sox mean so much to Shane and Lizzy. They have spent countless nights at games here, and it was the perfect place for them to celebrate their engagement. 

Catie and Pete's Somerville Engagement Session

A couple of weeks ago, I got up bright and early and headed over to Prospect Hill Monument in Somerville, MA. Somehow I convinced Catie and Pete to do the same. Despite the chilly temperatures, they were pumped and ready to shoot photos all around the monument and down in Union Square. Though Catie and Pete no longer live in Massachusetts, their love for their former city, Somerville, brought them back here for their engagement session. One of the best parts of shooting in Union Square is that after we finished I was able to stop over for donuts at Union Square Donuts. So perhaps I should do more engagement sessions in Somerville.

When I first met these two at a pre-booking meeting back in the winter, I just knew I wanted to work with them. Catie is a city planner for New York City, and Pete is a professional musician and a music teacher. These are seriously cool occupations for some seriously cool and kind people. These two are equal parts caring and interesting, and I am so very excited to capture their wedding in August. These two have known each other since they were 14 years old, so I have a feeling their family and friends are going to have a major celebration for their wedding day.

I cannot wait!

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Engagement guide

For all of my summer and fall weddings, engagement session season is ramping up and I wanted to just put together a few tips for all of my amazing couples, or any couples that might be gearing up for their engagement sessions. 

First off, engagement sessions should be super easy and low stress. That is what I want to say to all of my couples. It really is a fun day of capturing photos, and getting to know each other. I like to spend the first 10-15 minutes just talking about how the wedding planning is going, what you two have been up to since our booking meeting, and just having a general chat about life. Since we will be working together so closely on a very important day in your life, I want everything including the engagement session to be easy and fun for you. 

So here are a few tips for all of you lovely engaged couples to make sure the engagement session goes smoothly, that you have fun, and get beautiful photos of you two to share leading up to your wedding day. 

* What time of day is best for your session?

Since the light is the most beautiful in the few hours after sunrise and before sunset, these are the times that I r