July 2008


Weddings and Engagements30 Jul 2008 11:38 pm

Wednesday evening I had the privilege of meeting Ryanne and Ryan in Marblehead for their engagement portrait session. Since their wedding is in January, we thought that summertime engagement portraits would be a welcome contrast. We began the evening at Castle Rock, where Ryanne and Ryan braved the sharp rocks to get to the rocky beach so I could get photos of the waves crashing behind them. From there, we moved a mile down the road to Chandler Hovey Park, where Ryan had proposed. It was a great adventure, and I’m looking forward to their winter wedding!

Marblehead Engagement Wedding Photos

Marblehead Engagement Wedding Photos

Marblehead Engagement Wedding Photos

Marblehead Engagement Wedding Photos

Marblehead Engagement Wedding Photos

Marblehead Engagement Wedding Photos

Marblehead Engagement Wedding Photos

Weddings20 Jul 2008 10:35 pm

If I had to describe Leilah and Jeff’s wedding in one word, it would be: ELEGANT. If I could use two words, I’d add: HOT! Not only was it the hottest day of the year, but Leilah and Jeff raised the temperatures another couple of degrees!

We started the day at the Harvard Club in Boston, where Leilah, her bridesmaids and her family were preparing for the wedding. After dressing, Leilah was ready for photos…and what a perfect location for a beautiful model. We took full advantage of the time we had with the bridal portraits of Leilah. Then it was off to Sacred Heart Parish for the lovely ceremony.

After a few photos at the ceremony we headed back to the Harvard Club for the reception. As elegant as the Harvard Club was, we decided to mix it up a little for the bride and groom photos. So we headed out back, to the alley…and we found the light (amidst the trash)! 30 minutes later we were back in the club, enjoying the music of Winiker, and bringing the house down!

Harvard Club Wedding Photos

Harvard Club Wedding Photos

Harvard Club Wedding Photos

Harvard Club Wedding Photos

Harvard Club Wedding Photos

Harvard Club Wedding Photos

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Ceremony: Sacred Heart Parish
Reception: The Harvard Club
Makeup: Kimberly Fosher (I’ve worked with Kimberly several times - she’s the BEST!)
Video: Timothy Bakland
Entertainment: Winiker

- Jamie Wexler
www.jamisonwexler.com

 

Weddings18 Jul 2008 10:58 pm

The second half of my double header weekend, found me in Acton, MA, for beautiful the wedding of Jamie and Jared. We began at Jamie’s parents’ home, where the family was abuzz with the getting ready activities: Jamie doing her sister’s hair while the sister solved the biggest Rubic’s Cube I’ve ever seen, Dad helping her brother with his tux, bridesmaids crowding into the bathroom to do their makeup, and Mom making sure that everything went smoothly. It did…and on to Faith Evangelical Free Church we all headed.

The ceremony began like many others, with the bride being escorted down the aisle by her father. This time, however, the Jamie’s Dad’s job was just beginning. He is the pastor of Faith Evangelical Free Church, and his duties included performing the ceremony, along with Jared’s dad - also a pastor, and a longtime friend of the bride’s family. It was a very personal and moving ceremony!

Afterwards we headed down to the fellowship hall for a cake reception with the members of the church, then we took photos with the family and the couple, then they made a grand exit while the guests wished them well with hand-fulls of birdseed, then they drove off in dad’s jeep…and the reception hadn’t even started yet! Soon enough, however, we were all at the Holiday Inn in Boxborough enjoying the great food, loving company, and contra dance lessons taught by Jamie’s brother!

Acton, MA Wedding Photos

 Acton, MA Wedding Photos

Acton, MA Wedding Photos

Acton, MA Wedding Photos

Acton, MA Wedding Photos

Acton, MA Wedding Photos

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And a special thanks to Brian Fendt from Reflections Photography in New Jersey for driving up to help me out!

Weddings15 Jul 2008 05:45 pm

How many couples can claim that their wedding started in a castle and ended in a barn?  I’m not sure of the exact number, but the couple featured first in my double header weekend will be able to tell their kids that story with a straight face!

I met Laurie and Adam about 2 hours before their ceremony when we all arrived at the Barn at Gibbett Hill in Groton, MA.  Before Adam had a chance to see her, Laurie slipped downstairs to put on her dress.  Once dressed, she met Adam in the field where they had a private moment together.  Then we all hiked up to the top of the hill, through the cow scented fields to the ruins of an old castle…the perfect location for romantic portraits of the two of them together.

Once the photos were done, we all hiked back down the hill and prepared for the ceremony.  And what a perfect day it was for a summer wedding!  The sky was blue, the field was green…It made my job very easy!  The ceremony went off without a hitch, then we moved on to a few photos with the family, followed by a reception in a barn full of happy dancing people.  You couldn’t ask for more out of a summer evening wedding!

Gibbett Hill Wedding Photos

 Gibbett Hill Barn Wedding Photos

 Gibbett Hill Barn Wedding Photos

Gibbett Hill Barn Wedding Photos

Gibbett Hill Barn Wedding Photos

Gibbett Hill Barn Wedding Photos

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