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Wedding + Vow Renewal at the Vizcaya

Wedding + Vow Renewal at the Vizcaya

Who? : Christine + Jared

What? : Wedding in Miami in 2009, vow renewal at the same venue in 2019

Where?  Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

When? : March 2009 and March 2019

Talk about full circle.  I met Christine and Jared for the first time way before their 2009 Miami wedding – we were all living in Tallahassee, Florida, and I’d been commissioned to photograph their engagement session.  I still remember walking around downtown Tallahassee (remember Gallie Alley, you two?) as vividly as I remember traveling to Miami for their wedding.  Since 2009, I’ve photographed many other things for this remarkable couple as they have since added three hilarious, wonderful children to their family.

Christine and Jared are, simply put, tremendous people.  Individually they are hilarious, warm, welcoming, razor-sharp smart, charming, gorgeous, and kind. Together?  They’re a supernova of sunshine.  It was a ferociously huge honor to travel back to Vizcaya for their vow renewal on their tenth anniversary to create some more images, this time with their children.

See you back in Miami in 2029?  I’m there if you’re there.

Here are a few of my favorite images from their portrait session in 2019:

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And a few favorites from their wedding in 2009 : time flies, am I right?

Ocean Club Bahamas Wedding

Ocean Club Bahamas Wedding

Who? : Jenny + James

What? : Rehearsal dinner, wedding, and reception at the Four Seasons resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas

Where?  The Ocean Club

When? : January 2019

I first met Jenny and James at Jenny’s sister’s Philadelphia wedding.  I was immediately besotted with Jenny, Meredith, their brother, their parents, and their entire family.  At once loving, tight-knit, warm and welcoming, they’re also funny, sweet, and know how to throw a spectacular party.  When Jenny’s amazing event planner Tracie Domino called me about Jenny’s destination wedding, I practically tripped over myself with my excitement to work with this amazing family again.

From the rehearsal dinner by the beach to dinner and dancing under a tent covered in fairy lights, the entire weekend was perfect.  I know that words on wedding photography blogs start to sound the same after awhile – everyone has amazing clients, everyone has amazing weekends, every venue is amazing.  But these people?  This weekend?  These families?  Amazing is the only word for it.  I can’t wait for the next wedding, the next party, and the next time I get to work with these spectacular human beings.  Jenny, James, Meredith, Meredith’s James, Andrew, Carol, Bob – you’re the best.  Always and forever.

Here are a few of my favorite images from their wedding:

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Wedding in Bridgehampton, New York

Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club Wedding

Who? : Casey + David

What? : Preparations in Bridgehampton at a private home, ceremony on the beach, and reception in a beachside club

Where?  The Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club

When? : September 2018

When you envision a wedding on the beach, you wish for certain things.  A clear, sunny day with brilliant clouds.  A quiet beach.  Amazing food, shared with your family and friends.  A dance party that spills out onto a back deck, the surf crashing in the distance.  Maybe even a bonfire to end the night, if that’s not asking too much?  Casey and David got all of that and so much more for their wedding weekend!  Labor Day weekend in the Hamptons is always special, and this one was no exception.  From the quiet charm of their summer home, to the warmth of their families,  to the fire dancers on the beach in the early hours of the morning, this Bridgehampton wedding was everything a beach wedding should be!

Here are a few of my favorite images from their wedding:

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Ocean Place Resort and Spa Wedding

Ocean Place Resort and Spa Wedding

Who? : Hiral + Shubhadeep

What? : A gorgeous full Indian wedding day at an oceanside resort in New Jersey

Where? Ocean Place Resort and Spa, Long Branch, New Jersey

When? : August 2018

I started my business photographing weddings at the beach.  I photographed up and down the Florida coast, and when I moved to New York, I missed those days by the ocean.  Every wedding at the beach makes my heart full and happy, and it’s especially wonderful when the couple getting married is as warm and vibrant as their surroundings.  Hiral and Shub planned a day full of colored smoke, dancing, singing, love, laughter, toasts that literally defied gravity, and a dance party that went on well into the night.  It was an honor to spend this day at the beach with the two of them and their amazing families and friends!

Here are a few of my favorite images from their wedding:

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Wedding at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

Wedding at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

Who? : Kristen + Greg

What? : Preparations at home, church ceremony in Spring Lake, portraits by the lake and the beach, and a hotel ballroom reception

Where? The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

When? : August 2018

Being a film teacher and spending most of my time behind a camera, having a great photographer is monumentally important.

That is how the first email that I ever received from Kristen began, and I knew I loved her right from that second!  It was a huge joy and honor to have such a responsibility, but even more so to get to know this incredible couple and tell their story.  It would be hard to put my finger on my favorite part of the day – was it Kristen getting ready at her parents’ house?  The beautiful Spring Lake church they got married in?  The portraits by the lake, and at the beach across from their home?  I guess if I had to choose, it would be when their reception slideshow ended with the announcement of their new addition : Kristen and Greg will be parents before the new year, and they are going to be amazing.

Here are a few of my favorite images from the day:

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Wedding at the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club

Wedding at the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club

Who? : Kristin + Patrick

What? : Preparations and portraits at a private home, ceremony at the Most Holy Trinity Church, and the reception at a beautiful beachside venue in Bridgehampton.

Where? : Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club

When? : June 2018

When the first email from a client includes the line “I’m literally obsessed with your work showcased on Instagram and would love to work with you!” … well, you know it’s going to be a good time!  I am so grateful to the team at the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club for referring this amazing couple to me.  It was a great joy to spend the day with them, their gorgeous son, and incredible family and friends.  We started the day at their extraordinary rental home, moved to a charming Easthampton church for the ceremony, went back to the rental home (complete with horse barn!) for some portraits, and then headed to the beach for more portraits, a party, and an epic night.

Here are a few of my favorite images from the day:

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Ocean House, Rhode Island, Wedding

Wedding in Westerly, Rhode Island

Who? : Heather + Bastiaan

What? : Outdoor beach ceremony and indoor ballroom reception at an oceanside resort

Where? : The Ocean House, Westerly, Rhode Island

When? : June 2017

The first time I photographed a wedding at this phenomenal venue, I knew I had to come back.  I am so glad that it was for this remarkable wedding.  Heather and Bastiian are marvelous together, and documenting them joining their two incredible families was a huge honor.  Heather has an incredible daughter, and Bastiaan has wonderful children as well, and combined they make an unbeatably awesome family.   From Heather’s delicate Monique Lhuillier gown to her daughter singing at the reception, the day was sunny, sunny perfection.

To view a sneak peek slideshow from the day, click play below:

And here are a few of my favorite images from the day:

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Ocean House Wedding

This Ocean House wedding marked my first time in Watch Hill, Rhode Island.  I’ve photographed in Mystic, Stonington, and nearby Newport, but never Watch Hill.  After spending a glorious summer Saturday there, I’m already ready to go back.    Situated on the tops of the Watch Hill bluffs, the Ocean House is one of only five US resorts to obtain the prestigious triple Five-Star honor.  From the private beach to the croquet lawn, the putting green to the Watch Hill Chapel, every square inch of this property is meticulously designed and maintained.  Danielle and Chris were glorious to work with, and a delight to photograph.  I know this won’t be my last time in Watch Hill – maybe next time I’ll even run into the Ocean House’s best-known neighbor, Taylor Swift!

Ocean House Morgan Suite
We started the day in the Morgan Suite at the Ocean House. This two-floor suite was inspired by the interior of yachts. There really are no words for how meticulously, flawlessly designed the space is. You truly do have to see it to believe it!
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Ever the practical fashionista, the bride had two pairs of shoes for her wedding day. Her ceremony shoes were gorgeous jeweled Miu Miu slides. Her reception shoes were these fantastic blue Manolo Blahnik flats.
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Before putting on her delicate, gorgeous Amsale gown, Danielle had her hair and makeup touched up. I love the beautiful light on her here!
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After her hair and makeup touch-up, Danielle stepped outside with her bridesmaids for a quick champagne toast.
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The sky was the most vibrant, unbelievable blue!
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Danielle got dressed on the top floor of the Monroe Suite. The light was brilliant!
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The bride’s Amsale gown was really beautiful. The delicate lace was a sweet touch, and the fabric was light and billowy. Perfect for a beach wedding!
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Danielle and her mother have a wonderful relationship. There are so many tender moments between these two women all day long. It was an honor to document them all.
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Love.
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Before the ceremony, I had a few moments to take some portraits of the bride with her bridal party.
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The bride’s bouquet was decorated with special keepsakes. I love how it personalizes the bouquet in such a meaningful way.
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See what I mean about beautiful moments between the bride and her mother?
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The best moments are totally unscripted! As Danielle and her mother walked back to the Ocean House, she raised her bouquet in the air with excitement.
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Danielle and Chris were married at sunset, right on the beach. I love the contrast of the bright white flowers with the brilliant blue sky.
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After the ceremony recessional, the bride and groom paused for a moment by the Ocean House beach pavilion. There are no words for how much I love this moment!
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After the ceremony, it was off to the Ocean House meadow for some family portraits!
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The bride and groom had a few moments alone before their family joined them in the meadow. I love this image of Danielle checking out Chris’ new ring!
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Once the family arrived, each person had a few seconds with the bride and groom. The resulting moments were incredible.
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See what I mean?
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We photographed the bridal party in the meadow, then moved on to portraits of the families.
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After the family portraits and bridal party portraits, we sent everyone off to cocktail hour except the bride and groom. I had few more moments with the two of them before sending them to their party as well!
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The light was brilliant and warm, the perfect summer sunset.
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Danielle and Chris are remarkable in front of the camera. They are so kind to each other, and such delightfully genuine people.
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The light in the meadow was so spectacular, I had to borrow Danielle for a few more bridal portraits.
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After photographs in the meadow, I headed to the beach with the bride and groom.
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The entire bridal party and family were introduced into the dinner tent one by one. When they were entering, Chris scooped up Danielle and carried her in!
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The father of the bride, maid of honor, and best man all gave toasts during dinner. I love this sweet moment between the bride and groom while her dad was talking!
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Danielle and her dad are so lovely! His toast was so sweet, and so very loving.
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I always love hearing the toasts at the reception. It’s so sweet to hear how very beloved the bride and groom are – and sometimes you get to hear great stories, too!
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There is something so timeless about a crisp black and white image!
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Don’t you love the rustic charm of the Mr. and Mrs. signs on the backs of the chairs? The decor was beautiful, and suited the mood of the wedding perfectly.
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Chris is so kind to Danielle. I love how sweetly he held her during the more emotional moments of the speeches.
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I love Sperry tents. They are so classic, and so elegant.
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Dinner was outdoors under the tent, before moving indoors for dancing and partying!
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As the guests were moving from the dinner tent to the reception ballroom, I had a few more seconds with the bride and groom alone. Danielle and Chris were great troupers, willing to go to the beach in total darkness!
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Once in the Ocean House ballroom, Danielle and Chris shared their first dance.
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After the first dance, Danielle shared a sweet dance with her father.
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I love the amber uplights in the ballroom. It gave the room a great warmth and depth.
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Chris danced with his beloved Godmother. I LOVE her facial expression here!
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I adore the reactions to the groom’s dance!
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It’s not really a party until the limbo stick comes out, right?
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…even the bride’s mother got in on the fun!
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The dance floor was completely packed from start to finish.
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One more beach picture? Of course!

 

Danielle and Chris, it was so wonderful to travel to Watch Hill to spend your wedding day with you!  From the phenomenal weather (no rain plans!) to the fantastic party, every bit of your day was perfect.  I hope you’re having a wonderful honeymoon trip, and I can’t wait to share the rest of your images with you soon!

Ritz Carlton Naples Wedding

This Ritz Carlton Naples wedding illustrates everything that I miss about living in Florida.  For those of you who know me, you’re probably already laughing – miss Florida?  I know I’m pretty clear about my distaste for the sun, any weather condition over seventy degrees, sweating, and the outdoors in general.  How could I miss living in a state that provides all of those things?  For one, I miss the light.  I miss how the sun takes its’ sweet time wandering down towards the horizon, the sun set lasting for what seems like hours.  Here in the city, when the sun sets, it’s a rush to pure darkness.  In Florida, the light fades so slowly to sunset that there is ample time to take advantage of it for portraits.  Second, I miss the kindness of Floridians.  Not brisk, rushed, rude or curt, Floridians take the time to give you directions, walk you to the beach instead of just pointing, and when they ask “How’s your day?” you know they really mean it.

It was only fitting that I work with one of the kindest, sweetest Philadelphia coordinators at this Ritz Carlton Naples wedding.  Gina Sole was ever so lovely, referring Kelly and Jordan to me.  It was wonderful to travel with her back to the state that I lived in for eight years, revisiting beaches I’d shot on less than a decade ago.  It was also only appropriate, given the lovely setting, that the bride and groom were as sweet as Kelly and Jordan.  Delightful, funny, warm, and welcoming, Kelly and Jordan created a destination wedding for their guests that was intimate, inviting, and Florida-perfect.

Macro shot of engagement ring
Good light for the ring shot? No problem. The bride’s room overlooked the Gulf of Mexico, and the sun streaming through the patio doors was luscious.
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During a Jewish wedding ceremony, the groom gives the bride a ring, which is usually a plain gold wedding band. This ring is then placed on the bride’s right index finger. Kelly and Jordan had two gorgeous, delicate gold bands for their wedding ceremony.
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After a few very dark, wintery weeks back in New York, the Florida sun was so brilliant that it almost hurt my eyes. It was really nice to be able to work with dramatic light again!
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The bride put great care into the choosing of her Vera Wang wedding gown, and I think it was well worth it. The dress fit her like a glove, and was just perfect for the beachy setting.
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The quiet moments before the ceremony, or before the bride sees the groom for the first time, are among my favorite moments on a wedding day. I love this image of Kelly putting on her earrings before heading out to see Jordan for their portraits together.
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The Ritz Carlton Naples is perfectly situated so that the sun sets right over the water. The entire grounds are phenomenal for photography, and the winter sun just cannot be beat.
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Sand in your lenses, sand in your cameras, sand all in your clothes, sand everywhere. Oh, the joys of a beach wedding! It’s all worth it, every last bit, for images like this!
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The bride and groom planned ample time for some portraits outdoors, just the two of them. It’s always wonderful when a timeline goes off without a hitch (thank you, Gina Sole!) so that we can really make the most of this time.
Ritz Carlton Naples wedding portrait
The Center Court and the Tea Garden are popular locations for wedding portraits, but I prefer to leave the popular spots and try to find portrait spots that are a bit unique. The first thing I look for is light, and the Ritz Carlton Naples had that in spades.
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If you ever get a chance to go to Naples, GO. The beaches are the perfect mix of white sand and blue ocean. I remember the first time I went to the Jersey Shore (no offense, Shore) and thought “This is not a beach.” The sand should feel like powder, and the water should be like a warm bath. Just like Naples.
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The juxtaposition of light and shadow is my favorite thing. I love having time with the bride and groom before sunset to create images with dramatic light and deep, lengthening shadows.
Cream dinner jacket
I wish more grooms would wear gorgeous cream dinner jackets, don’t you?
Nighttime beach wedding
The ceremony was set for sundown, but due to circumstances beyond our control, things didn’t get started until after dark. No worries. Pop a pretty light under the chuppah, trust in your photographic skills, and don’t even break a sweat. (Well, maybe a little sweat. It was DARK!)
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The gorgeous directional light under the chuppah was the perfect contrast to the darkness of the scene. Kelly is so gorgeous, and I love this moment of the wind catching her veil and sweeping it across her face.
Nighttime wedding on the beach
The candles lining the path helped illuminate the ceremony. It was beautiful, intimate, and very, very romantic.
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Just gorgeous.
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After the ceremony on the beach, it was off to the Center Court for cocktail hour, into the Plaza Ballroom for dinner, and then out to the Beach House for dancing!
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With just over 100 guests, the entire day had a wonderfully intimate feel. I LOVE the flower girl and her little sister having a moment just before dinner!
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The Beach House was a great spot for dancing and the after party!
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There is nothing – NOTHING – like a Florida sunset.

Kelly and Jordan, thank you so much for bringing me all the way down to Naples to photograph your wedding.  It was warm, wonderful, and beautiful – just like you both.  I hope your honeymoon is equally warm and wonderful, and I can’t wait to share your images with you when you return!

Congress Hall Wedding

I have always loved working at Congress Hall, and Tara and Tom’s wedding was no exception.  Since it opened in 1816, Congress Hall has been the premiere location for weddings, events, and vacations right in the heart of Cape May, New Jersey.  I love the proximity to the beach, the vibrant colors of the bride’s getting ready room, and the kindness of the hotel staff.  Despite the unseasonably crazy heat, the team at Congress Hall stayed cool and made sure that everyone was well cared for – and hydrated!

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Before we began the getting ready images in Founder’s Hall, I took a few seconds alone to photograph the bride’s exquisite engagement ring.
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I always try to look for new and interesting places to make images, from details to portraits. I loved finding this pocket of light, old bench, and great warm wall in one of the nooks at Congress Hall.
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The bride got ready in the gorgeous Founders Hall room. I loved the incredible directional light and deep blue walls.
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The bride had three wonderful bridesmaids. I love this image of them together.
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With a few adjustments, I was able to make the window light in Founders Hall a single, simple, perfect light source. I love how the light is burning through the bride’s veil in this image.
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I love this sweet moment between the bride and her bridesmaid. I think the hands clasped together tell a strong emotional story, even without a single facial expression.
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Salon Vanity and Rita Hazan did a wonderful job with Tara’s wedding look. Her hair was loose and simple, while her makeup was subtle and delicate.
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The bride and groom opted to see each other before the ceremony. We spent some time on the Grand Lawn at Congress Hall, creating portraits along the way.
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I LOVE this simple head wreath. Robertson’s Flowers did an incredible job, as always.
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Despite the extreme heat, the bride and her dad stayed cool the whole way down the aisle.
Bride and Groom at Congress Hall
After the ceremony, I had a few moments alone with the bride and groom before the wedding reception began.
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Tara and Tom, I cannot thank you enough for braving the heat for a few more beautiful images.
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I especially love working at Congress Hall because there are so many incredible locations to create portraits on the wedding day.
Wedding Reception at Congress Hall
Don’t Call Me Francis was the band at the wedding reception. As always, they were delightfully sweet to work with.
Congress Hall Wedding Reception
The bride and groom’s first dance was sweet and charming
Congress Hall Ballroom
I love the vibrant blue walls and checkerboard floors in the Congress Hall ballroom.
Party at Congress Hall
Tara and Tom, thank you so much for trusting me with your day! Thank you for sweating your way through the portraits, for being such troupers in the hot weather, and for being all-around luminous all day long!

 

 

Little Palm Island Wedding : Doree + Tony

Doree and Tony’s Little Palm Island wedding was brought to me by Julie Shrek of Simply You Weddings. Julie and I had worked together many times over the years that I lived in Florida, and even though I had since moved to New York we continued to work together (albeit not as frequently as I’d like!). When Doree and Tony were planning their Little Palm Island destination wedding Julie thought we’d be a good fit – and she was wrong. We were a GREAT fit from the start, and it was with great anticipation that I flew to Florida for their three days of wedding coverage. From the welcome party at the pool to the rehearsal dinner, the entire wedding day to the day after brunch, every moment of every day was infused with love, laughter, light, and indescribable joy.

No pets. No children under the age of 18. No telephones. No televisions. Sound relaxing? It is. Little Palm Island, located just off of Little Torch Key in the Florida Keys, is a quiet, understated, luxurious getaway unlike any I’d ever experienced. There is a reason it was named a “Gold List” Number One Resort in Florida by Conde Nast in 2013, “Extraordinary Perfection” by Zagat, one of the best honeymoon locations in the US by Brides Magazine, and many, many more. Doree and Tony rented out this private island for a long weekend getaway, providing their guests with tours, trips, sunning, dancing, and exquisite dining.

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The only way to get to Little Palm Island is by boat. No cars, no bridges, no traffic, just peace and serenity. When I shot this image within fifteen minutes of arriving to the island for the weekend I knew we were in for some good weather and beautiful light.
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The ambience on the island is just unbelievable. Tranquil, luscious, and gorgeous.
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Doree’s engagement ring and wedding band completely blew me away. I had never seen such a flawless stone of that size. Large and dramatic, the set was surprisingly delicate and perfect for Doree’s long, slim fingers.
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Avant Gardens was responsible for the beautiful floral decor. Based out of Miami, they brought their beautiful arrangements all the way to the Keys for the wedding weekend.
Bride at Little Palm Island
Studio Marie Pierre from Key West came to Little Palm to create Doree’s wedding day look. I’ve worked with Marie Pierre several times and each time she does such sweetly flawless work. Besides that, she’s a dream to work with, always right on schedule and sometimes even early!
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Having been a Florida-based wedding photographer for eight years, I sometimes do miss that gorgeous southern light!
Wedding Ceremony at Little Palm Island
Everything about Doree’s look was flawless, from her delicate gown to her understated makeup, her simple hair and quirky clutch.
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See? I told you the light was gorgeous.
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Since Doree and Tony bought out Little Palm Island for the entire weekend, the only people on island were family and friends of the couple. It made for a wonderfully intimate vacation for everyone.
Little Palm Island Wedding Ceremony
The ceremony was just at sunset. It was a deeply emotional, moving experience. The entire ceremony was so honest and pure, I was honored to be there to witness it.
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Doree is grace, kindness, sweetness, and light. It’s no wonder that everyone there adored her fully – myself included!
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Thanks to the team of Simply You weddings for the perfect day-of timing. It ensured that we were photographing the bride and groom in the most beautiful light of the day.
Outdoor Wedding at Little Palm Island
What words can be used to describe the genius that is Julie Shreck of Simply You? Every time I work with her she outdoes herself. The timing is always impeccable, the schedules always run on time, the decor is out of this world, and the whole day is managed with a huge heart and massive smile. Julie is the best of the best.
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So elegant, so delicate, so perfect for both the clients and the setting.
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Doree danced with her father to the same song I danced with my dad to at my own wedding – Georgia On My Mind by Willie Nelson.
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The Private Stock Band kept the party going all night – and into the next day!
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It was also a joy to work with the cinematography team at Cineaverde. Very nice people and very lovely work!
Little Torch Key Wedding Photos
Cakes by Karol provided the lovely cake, which was as gorgeous as it was delicious!
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One of the most wonderful aspects of the entire day was the emotion. It overflowed from each part of the day and no one held back their tears.
Wedding Reception at Little Palm Island
I absolutely love this image of Doree dancing with her father.
View of Little Palm Island
Little Palm Island is clearly beautiful both during the day AND at night!
Wedding Pictures at Little Palm Island
Doree and Tony, thank you so much for bringing me down to the warmth of the Keys from the freezing cold New York winter!

This wedding can also be seen on the Simply You wedding website  as well as on the cinematographer’s site.  Enjoy!