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The Rise of Minimalism: Exploring Modern Minimalist Wedding Dresses

In the whirlwind of tulle, lace, and sequins that often define the traditional bridal look, there’s a style that has quietly taken the center stage, captivating the hearts of contemporary brides with its understated elegance: minimalism. As a luxury wedding photographer who has witnessed countless “I dos,” I’ve seen firsthand the powerful statement a minimalist […]

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The Bohlin Newport: An Oceanside Celebration for Michelle and Casey

  Ah, love. It’s that indefinable spark that when you find it, you hold onto it with everything you’ve got. For Michelle and Casey, their love story is one of those serendipitous tales that remind us that sometimes, the best things in life come when we least expect them. And when it came to celebrating […]

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Glen Magna Farms: An Early Fall Dream Wedding for Meredith and Adam

Meredith and Adam’s early fall wedding at Glen Magna Farms was a celebration that perfectly blended simplicity with timeless elegance, set against the backdrop of one of the most enchanting wedding venues in Glen Magna Farms. The Enchantment of Glen Magna Farms Glen Magna Farms, nestled in the heart of New England, is a venue […]

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Spring House Hotel: Ashley and Thomas’s Unforgettable Tropical Storm Wedding

I’ve captured countless unique ceremonies, but Ashley and Thomas’s wedding at the Spring House Hotel, set against the dramatic backdrop of Tropical Storm Ophelia, was truly one for the books. Their day was a testament to love’s power to triumph over adversity. Braving Ophelia to Reach Block Island In the days leading up to the […]

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Things To Do In Newport, RI: The Ultimate Wedding Guest’s Guide

Hey there! If you’re heading to Newport, RI, for a wedding, you’re in for a real treat! This enchanting city isn’t just about witnessing the joy of two lovebirds tying the knot; it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in a world where coastal charm meets historic grandeur, offering a plethora of things to do in […]

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Providence Public Library Wedding: Erin & Andrew’s Love Story in the Heart of Providence

If you’re knee-deep in wedding planning and dreaming of a day that’s as unique as your love story, let me whisk you away to a magical November wedding in the heart of Providence. Imagine tying the knot surrounded by the breathtaking architecture of a historic library. Sounds dreamy, right? Well, that’s exactly what Erin and […]

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Belle Mer Elegance: Samantha and Benjamin’s Luxurious Wedding Day

Today, I’m taking you behind the lens to share the enchanting story of Samantha and Benjamin, a couple whose love story is as captivating as the luxurious setting of their wedding at Belle Mer. From college acquaintances to soulmates, their journey to the altar is a testament to the unexpected twists and turns of love. […]

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Glen Manor House: Whitney & Drago’s Elegant Summer Wedding

As a luxury wedding photographer, I’ve been fortunate enough to capture moments in some of the most breathtaking venues, but few compare to the charm and elegance of Glen Manor House, especially when it serves as the backdrop to a love story as beautiful as Whitney and Drago’s. Their late July wedding wasn’t just a […]

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Newport RI Wedding Venues: Discovering the 10 Most Romantic Settings for Your Big Day

Dreaming of a wedding that blends historical elegance, breathtaking landscapes, and romance? Newport, RI wedding venues might just offer your fairy-tale setting. As a luxury wedding photographer familiar with these venues, I’ve captured countless “I dos” in this coastal gem and am here to guide you through the best options. The Magic of Choosing the […]

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Blithewold Mansion Wedding: A Summer Dream for Molly and Brendan

As a luxury wedding photographer, I’ve had the privilege to capture moments that are nothing short of magical. One such enchanting story unfolded at the Blithewold Mansion, where Molly and Brendan chose to celebrate their love. Their journey from college sweethearts to a life together in Rhode Island is a testament to love’s enduring power, […]

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