Weddings Archive

Colorful Springtime Inspiration Shoot | NH Wedding Photographer

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to collaborate with an unbelievably talented group of NH wedding vendors on an inspiration shoot. I LOVE shoots like these because they give artists the creative freedom to show their work within the context of a wedding setting.  We chose Aldworth Manor in Harrisville, NH as the backdrop because it is absolutely amazing and also because it is one of the hottest up and coming wedding venues in New Hampshire.  If you don’t already know about Aldworth it is definitely worth checking out for future events.  Aldworth has an breathtaking view of Mount Monadnock as well as a European feel to it with grand arches, sweeping vistas and secret gardens.  It is truly a New England gem.

Sorrell from Events by Sorrell designed and coordinated the shoot and we decided on a colorful springtime feel, complete with the prettiest horse, Uno as a model!  Each amazing vendor brought their talents and energy and the end result shows what you can do with a great team of people!

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Here is our amazing team of vendors:

Venue: Aldworth Manor, Harrisville, NH

Styling and Planning: Sorrell Downing, Events by Sorrell

Floral Design: Mary Trombley, Lotus Floral Designs

Wedding Papers: Meagan Harrington Diaz, Tying the Knots

Cake: Dan Liberatore, Masterpieces Cake Art

Catering: Sarah Heffron, Mayfair Farm

Wedding Linens: Melissa Martel

Event Rentals: Elegant Settings

Hair and Makeup: Terri Crowe, I Do Beauty

Placecard Desk Design: Global Design Post

Models:   Bride: Michelle Cianci   Groom: Casey George  Flowergirl: Grace

Photography: Kate Preftakes Photography  Second Shooter: Nadine Preftakes

 


Hannah and Drew | Three Chimneys Inn Wedding

Hannah and Drew were married on a cool spring day at the Three Chimneys Inn.  Their wedding was filled with love and happiness, with so many sweet little touches. Hannah wore her mom’s riding boots and Drew went barefoot for the entire day. Hannah’s flowers by La Flora Couture perfectly matched her lavender palate and each bridesmaid wore a different dress from that color scheme. Events by Sorrell handled all the details beautifully and the day went off without any hitches.  Gorgeous invitations and papers were by Impress Me Designs and the cupcakes and gluten free cake were by Frost This, LLC.  It was a lovely party and I was honored to be there!

Congratulations to a very sweet happy couple!!

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Garden Party | Wedding Inspiration

Last week I worked on a little garden party inspiration shoot designed by my friend Sorrell of Events by Sorrell and it is so springy and cute!  Trim from Posies by Trim provided the florals and Jane from Southern Calligraphy made the sweetest invitations and paper goods. Doesn’t this just make you want to sit on a porch with some friends and have a cup of tea?

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Lisa and Jeff | Elm Bank Wedding

Lisa and Jeff’s romantic travel themed wedding was held at The Gardens at Elm Bank on a rainy October day.  While disappointing at first, the rain made the day so cozy and intimate and we got a small window of time where we could go out and take a few portraits on the beautiful grounds.  Lisa was absolutely stunning in her gown and I adored her color palette of soft purples.  It was the perfect compliment to the warm fall background.  There was so much love and happiness present at this wedding and we loved photographing it.  Without a Hitch coordinated the day perfectly and I don’t think anybody wanted to the night to end.  Congratulations Lisa and Jeff!

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Phoebe and Eric | Backyard NH Wedding

Phoebe and Eric had the most beautiful New England fall wedding at Phoebe’s childhood home.  They had a gorgeous yellow and gray color scheme, not to mention the world’s cutest flower girls!  Phoebe was stunning in her Allure gown and all the ladies wore Toms.  All the girls had the prettiest braids in their hair done by Manhattan East and European Esthetics in Peterborough did the makeup. Eric and his guys wore gray suits with touches of yellow.  Family is everything to these two so, of course, they had my heart.  There was an overflowing amount of love between the siblings and parents and pretty much every person there. It’s truly an amazing feeling to be a part of such a close knit, loving group.

Events by Sorrell handled all the amazing details for this wedding. The gorgeous cake was by Chickadee Hill Cakes and the invitations were by Impress Me Designs.  We were all loving Phoebe’s flowers done by La Flora Couture and the yellows, grays and pale pinks were so perfect together.  Celebrations Catering made the delicious meal and Mirage kept the dance floor packed all night.

Congratulations to a very sweet, super adorable couple!  I love you two!

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