Monthly Archives: June 2019

Reese + Ian

Reese and Ian’s wedding at the Common Ground Center in Starksboro was the perfect
combination of casual elegance in one of Vermont’s most beautiful spots.
The girl with the pearl earring.
The bridal party walks through the woods to the ceremony.
Ian sees Reese in her dress for the first time.
Green Mountains
Ian’s vows, straight from the heart.
Reese vows to root for the Buffalo Bills, in sickness and in health.
The first kiss.
Time to celebrate. There was so much love expressed, all day long.
The groomsmen during one of their rare serious moments.
The bridesmaids at one of the Common Ground’s whimsical guest cabins.
The bridal party graciously offers to sample the Woodbelly wood-fired pizza.
The mini-cupcakes were a hit, and went especially well with red wine.
Reese and Ian are introduced as wife and husband.
Ian and his mom dance.
Reese and her dad dance.
Joy during the first dance.
The maid of honor offers a toast.
Mini-cupcakes and red wine.
And the dancing and dipping begins.
Reese changed into her mom’s beautiful wedding gown for the dancing.
Reese, at the Pollock Cabin.
Congratulations Ian and Reese! May all your dreams come true,
including having your own Airstream one day.

Jess + Kyle

Jess and Kyle had a perfect June day for their wedding at the Echo Lake Inn on Saturday.
Jess and her maid of honor and bridesmaids in their robes.
A champagne toast before changing into their dresses.
Assistant photographer Justin Altman was with the groomsmen,
and caught this wonderful portrait of Kyle.
One of the groomsmen steams his shirt.
The rings of pink gold.
Kyle prepares to see Jess in her wedding dress for the first time.
The first, but not last, tears of the day.
Jess’s team was all fun, all day.
Jess with her two besties from growing up.
Justin got this great flower toast image.
The boys.
The wedding party on the Tyson Library porch.
The wedding site is tucked in the woods right behind the Inn,
perfectly shaded and cool on a sunny summer day.
Jess escorted down the aisle by her brother.
Everyone expresses their joy at Jess’s arrival.
The exchange of rings.
Husband and wife.
A whole group photo on the porch.
Jess’s beautiful bouquet.
The first dance, beautifully choreographed.
We coordinated before the dance so I’d be in the right position to catch this perfect dip.
Matt, the evening’s DJ, was flawless, and the playlist kept nearly
everyone on the dance floor all evening!
Kyle’s Nana leads a line dance.
Kyle’s sister, like her brother, loves to dance.
Mom and daughter.
Even the tango made an appearance.
A quiet moment together on the porch.
Congratulations Jess and Kyle! It was a special day for a very special couple.

Allison + David

Allison and David’s wedding day was all blue skies and cumulus clouds
on Sunset Lake Road in Brattleboro.
Lavender figured prominently and beautifully throughout the day.
Windham Flowers did an amazing job!
Allison’s elegant and simple gown from BHLDN was breathtaking.
Allison’s amazing curls are ready to be braided.
What can I say?
Mom and sister Leah help with the dress.
David’s nephew Eban sings the processional. As the day unfolds I discover that
everyone in this family has a beautiful singing voice and is a gifted guitarist.
David sees his beautiful bride for the first time.
If eyes could say I love you with all my heart.
The first kiss as husband and wife!
So, if you own a micro-brewery, you have a special brown ale
and a DIPA for your wedding day, right?
Katie was a joyful presence all day.
A quiet moment together.
When Allison mentioned that she was a New England Circus Arts alum, I asked if we could do an aerialist shoot in her wedding dress. We’re looking forward to doing this in the weeks ahead—more images to come!
David’s son Miles on guitar and daughter Holden sing a stunning cover
of Norah Jones’ Come Away with Me.
Allison’s sister Leah gives a toast.
In keeping with Toast Best Practices, Leah reveals a few sibling secrets.
I just love these two together. Such peaceful joy.
The beautiful cake by Jasmine’s Bakery.
David and Eban harmonize on—what else? Elvis Costello’s Allison. So so beautiful.
Congratulations you two! It was such a delight to be with you on your special day. Your joy and love for one another is evident in every image.