Okay, so there are a lot of detail photos in this post, I hope you are ready for some Christmas wedding magic. Seriously, the folks at the Commander’s Mansion go all-out in decorating for the holidays. Everywhere I turned, into each little room or corner, there was something else. Truly gorgeous! And that magic definitely was felt by the guests as we all got ready for the snowfall to come… Kind of like snuggling in for the night with 100 of your closest friends and relatives… But instead of cocoa by the fire, it was daaaancin’ all night long. And then there was the photobooth craziness that ensued (we’ll leave those ones out of the blog, ahem).

Reception: The Commander’s Mansion, Watertown, MA

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Stephanie warmed up the crowd with a song for Wally during cocktail hour!

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Can I get a shout-out from all the Doctor Who fans?! Y’all know that bowties are cool… and fezzes too.

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I love it for a Christmas wedding – personalized ornaments as favors for the guests.

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There might not have been cocoa, but make no mistake, there was something for everyone’s sweet tooth in this dessert buffet… I snuck a macaron after all the guests had gone through… My first one ever, and I think I might have been spoiled by it!

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I just had to sneak in a couple of Sherika and Geoff – I photographed their engagement session and wedding a few years ago… So nice when I get to catch up with people, *and* Sherika designed and made all of the gorgeous wraps that the bridesmaids wore.

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So, remember in the first post when I said that Stephanie’s one wish was for snow on her wedding day? One of the reasons is *this* shot. One of the last shots of the night as we were packing up to go and we got out there in the cold and snow for just one more… Perfection.

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Florist: BG Events & Catering

Cake/Caterer: BG Events & Catering

DJ: Beat Train Productions

Dresses: David’s Bridal

Wraps: Sherika Vitureira Creations

Hair/Makeup: Enzo & Co

Tux: Men’s Wearhouse

Favors: Cool Party Favors

Transportation: Boston Bridal Carriage

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Stephanie had one wish for her winter wedding: snow. As we headed to the church I began to see those tiny little flakes that come out when it’s really cold outside… Small flurries. By the time the ceremony was over and Stephanie and Wally were magically transported to the Commander’s Mansion by horse and carriage, those big wet flakes were coming down. Stephanie most certainly got her wish that night. And I know she and Wally also had a perfectly beautiful ceremony, with tears and laughter, and a completely rockin’ night once the DJ opened the dance floor.

All that and the Commander’s Mansion in Watertown was decked out in its Christmas finery. Stay tuned for the second blogpost for all the gorgeous details!

Ceremony: St Patrick’s Parish, Watertown, MA

Reception: The Commander’s Mansion, Watertown, MA

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I’ve never seen anyone so happy to be out in the cold!

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The very brave ladies! I wasn’t doing too great in my bulky winter coat, scarf, ear muffs and special photo-gloves, but they stuck it out there in 20 degree weather. Whoo! You can also see the beginnings of some small snowflakes here…


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Stephanie led the guests in one of the hymns…

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And beautiful voices run in the family because her mother and aunt led the congregation as well.

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A happy exit and onward to the horse and carriage! A chilly ride to be sure, but unforgettable.

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We made it!

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Florist: BG Events & Catering

Cake/Caterer: BG Events & Catering

DJ: Beat Train Productions

Dresses: David’s Bridal

Wraps: Sherika Vitureira Creations

Hair/Makeup: Enzo & Co

Tux: Men’s Wearhouse

Favors: Cool Party Favors

Transportation: Boston Bridal Carriage

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I can’t wait until I can blog more of the details and amazing mountain views from Rachel and Anthony’s wedding at Kitz Farm in Strafford, NH! Here are just a couple of photos of the amazing car that the Kitzs have at the farm – for transporting the bride and groom up to the top of the hill on the property. I love it! It’s easy being a photographer on a day like this one, at such a beautiful place and with wonderful people!

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October 15, 2014 Fall Mini-Sessions

Just a quick note – I’m doing Fall mini-sessions this year! I usually don’t do mini-sessions in Fall – it is usually just so busy with engagement sessions and weddings. I am lucky enough to still be busy, but I just love fall photos and want to see y’all again! Former clients, prospective clients, friends of friends, these are open to anyone and everyone. About half of the slots are taken up, but there’s still some room! Just email me or contact me on Facebook.

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