12 Aug 2008 09:51 pm
Jennifer & Jason (August 8, 2008)
I love living in New England. One of the many reasons, is that it is so easy to quickly drive from a beautiful little country town, to a thriving metropolis. Jennifer and Jason’s wedding day started in Jenn’s hometown of New Hartford, CT, a picturesque little town located on the banks of the Farmington River. I arrived in town a little early, and spent a few minutes watching a couple of men fly fishing in the river.
Before I could get too lost in the lazy summer afternoon, however, it was off to work for me. I arrived just as Jenn and her bridesmaids were trying to get a bite to eat before rushing upstairs to get dressed. I photographed the flurry of excitement as everyone was dressed and readied for the wedding. When time came for photos of the bride, so did a small rain shower, but with the help of Jena (a pro wedding photographer from WA, “taking the day off” to be a bridesmaid), a table lamp, and a couple of creative backgrounds (and, of course, a beautiful bride!), we were able to take some awesome indoor bridal photos.
Then it was off to the Immaculate Conception Church for a lovely ceremony, followed by a few photos outside the church, then a drive to (Old?)Hartford. Upon arriving in Hartford it was more photos…this time at a cool old arch near the state capital. Then up to the 11th floor to the spectacular Bond Ballroom, where the sun set outside the floor to ceiling windows as Jenn and Jay enjoyed their first dance.
Click here to see a few more photos: http://www.pbase.com/jamisonwexlerphoto/jennjay
Ceremony: Immaculate Conception Church
Reception: Bond Ballroom
Hair: Hair by Design
Flowers: The Harwington Florist
Entertainment: After Hours DJ
06 Aug 2008 11:56 pm
Danyel & Rich (August 3, 2008)
Driving up to Danyel and Rich’s wedding at the Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA, I had a feeling that I was in for a spectacular location. As I turned down the road leading to the museum, I felt like I was on top of the world, instead of driving along the top of a very large hill. And I wasn’t disappointed…the view from the Fruitlands was stunning. And so were the soon-to-be-married couple!
I started the day with Danyel and her bridesmaids as they were made-up and hair-styled. Once everyone was dressed, we headed outside for a few photos before the ceremony. At this point the guests began to arrive, and with them, the dark, ominous clouds. The clouds were too slow, however, and the rain wasn’t able to get there in time to disrupt the beautiful ceremony at the top of the hill. We even made it through all of the family photos before the rain finally arrived and forced us indoors. That didn’t stop us from finding some great indoor locations to take the portraits of Danyel and Rich, however.
Then it was on to the reception, where we not only had a great band to entertain us, but also a pair of DJ’s. Needless to say, the music was fantastic, and the reception was a blast! We were even able to sneak out for a few minutes to take some photos in the beautiful light that appeared after the rain cleared out.
Click here to see a few more photos: http://www.pbase.com/jamisonwexlerphoto/danyelrich
Ceremony/Reception: Fruitlands Museum
Hair: Hey Good Look’n Salon
Flowers: Flourish in Groton
Entertainment: DJ Slipwax (DJ) and Onset (Band)
01 Aug 2008 04:25 pm
With this being my busiest season for wedding photos, I am so behind posting (and taking) photos of my own beautiful family. So, with apologies to my friends and families for the lateness of this posting, here are a few of Ben and Luke a couple of weeks ago. Of course, Ben is now twice as old as he was in these photos!