Apple Picking | NH Children’s Photographer

A couple weeks ago I spent the day at Alyson’s Orchard (with special permission) photographing some adorable families.  Here are a few of my favorites!  It was a gorgeous September day, my favorite month of the year, and being up there in the orchard among the trees and crisp breeze was pure heaven.

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Buzz and Woody | NH Children’s Photographer

I am smitten with this little guy and his love of Buzz and Woody from Toy Story.  Childhood is such a fleeting time and it’s been hard for me to watch my older boys outgrow toys like these over the years.  Just when you think you can’t take your messy house any longer and swear to donate every last toy, they are done.  Just like that.  Suddenly they’ve moved on to other things and then the toys that you used to trip over and curse at now are reminders of how much they’ve grown. I love that they let him have his friends in his portraits.

Apple picking with this family was such a joy.  They are so kind and considerate of each other and seem to genuinely enjoy every moment with their son.  He is an active, almost three year old boy, and couldn’t be more adorable!

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Andrew and Teddy | NH Children’s Photographer

Little Andrew is just seven months old but already an old soul.  His dog Teddy is two and, well, a happy lab!  So obviously the two make a great pair.  Big beautiful eyes, tiny toes and thumb sucking make this little guy irresistible.

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Claire and Kevin | Married | Bedford Village Inn

The only thing better than Claire and Kevin’s gorgeous black tie wedding is their love story.  The couple first met when Claire was just 12 years old and Kevin’s family was vacationing on Long Island.  They had a very shy and innocent first kiss in the sweet summer air when they were kids and then reconnected as adults.  They kept in touch through the years and  reconnected for their first real date as adults in NYC.  They had such a strong bond and just knew it was meant to be.  And the rest is history!

Which leads us to this very special wedding day!  The couple were married at the Abbey at St. Anselm’s College, Kevin’s alma mater, and their reception was at The Bedford Village Inn.  Invitations were by Gus and Ruby and the incredible flowers were by Apotheca Flowers.  Claire was stunning in her Vera Wang gown, which she adorned with a tulle skirt.  Yeah, I know.  I couldn’t get enough of it either.

This wedding was not only beautiful but so genuine and warm.  We enjoyed all the guests and loved photographing this stunning, kind couple.  Congratulations Claire and Kevin.  Yours is the special kind of love that lasts a lifetime.

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Natasha & Jared | Married | Chatham Bars Inn

One of the most amazing things about being a wedding photographer is the people that you get to meet and ultimately, if you’re lucky, become friends with.  Tash and Jared live in Australia so our first encounters were through skype.  Because of the time difference I met with them at 6am (their evening) and had such a lovely connection with them that it affected my whole day in a dreamy sort of way.  They are world travelers and have been planning not just one wedding but three!  Cape Cod is where Jared proposed (after 10 years of dating–you can imagine how that played out in the toasts and speeches!) so they wanted to have their ceremony there.  They will then go on to have a reception in Canada, where Jared is from, and then another in Melbourne, Australia.

Their ceremony was held at the lovely Chatham Bars Inn, right on the beach, on a gorgeous day.  Surrounded by a select group of family and close friends, the entire day was nothing short of magical.  Tash had so many wonderful little details and the serene Cape Cod landscape was the perfect background.  The sunset was absolutely glorious that night and the photos are not enhanced at all, they don’t need to be. The sky looked exactly like that! The day was brimming with happiness, joy and love.

It was an incredible honor to photograph this wedding and to have gotten the chance to know Tash and Jared.  I will happily call them my friends for years to come.

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