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Announcement - Blog changes

New York City Hall Elopement

As I wrap up winter travels, and end the abandonment of my blog...I have decided to make some changes. From here on, I have moved to posting only one or two images per post. My hope is that this will eliminate barriers to blogging, as well as isolate and highlight the individual nature of each image.  I am going to couple this with an insight, poem, quip from the wedding day, etc.  At the end of each "post" I will still have an area to navigate to the full/overview gallery from that wedding if you want a more in depth experience with each celebration.

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Rainy wedding day

To date, many of my most memorable wedding experiences have occurred on severe or rain filled weddings. These days seem to craft a peacefulness and intimacy, gathering guests close together.  It is obviously not on anyones "desirable" list to have rain on their wedding day, but in a decade I have never seen it have an actual negative outcome.  Just different.

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Lobster bake at Newport Rhode Island wedding.

Lobster bake at wedding reception in Newport Rhode Island

The chicken strips and fries kids meal at wedding receptions has been a staple for as long as I can remember.  I always try and document the kids' eating experience, and this image seemed the perfect juxtoposition to the ever classic (and equally a staple for New England weddings) lobster bake.  Each in their own bliss, I don't think parent nor kiddo would trade for the other meal.

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Spring wedding at the Willowdale Estate

spring wedding at willowdale with father and son

There are always many details and moving pieces to a wedding, and I love it when the groom (here with his father) is involved, studying, and making sure they are doing everything proper.

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Mother and Father dancing

Two parents dancing at the willowdale estate, shot on a Leica monochrom 246

I always imagine when parents take a second to dance together at a wedding, they are reliving their own wedding journey together.  I love seeing how a wedding makes every couple present focus on their own bond.

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Willowdale Estate

Bride and Groom holding hands at willowdale estate wedding

I distinctly remember holding my wife Connie's hand while listening to her sister's toast.  I hope an image like this will take Marko and Laura back to the love filled reception they had.

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Stonover Farm Wedding Fire Pit

Fire has always captivated me.  There is something meditational and poetic about the way the flames dance and flicker.  I love when weddings have a fire pit, as it always seems to calm people down and create a small ring of community as the wedding comes to a close.

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Dominican Republic Destination Wedding in Punta Cana - Sanctuary Resort

Party in the Dominican Republic!

I'll keep the chatter and writing short for this one...but I had a blast shooting Jess and Jeff's destination wedding at the Sanctuary Cap Cana, by Alsol resorts.  Hosted in Punta Cana it was a treat for everyone to spend multiple nights together bonding, hanging, drinking, clubbing, recovering, hydrating....and repeating!  I guess this makes me a Boston based destination wedding photographer now, haha.  Head over to my wife's wedding work to see the full post, as these are just a small handful of images I shot along the way ---->   http://www.studioatticus.com

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