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Peirce Farm at Witch Hill Topsfield Wedding

Wedding at Peirce Farm at Witch Hill

When their website describes the venue as a 19th century Topsfield Gentleman's Farm of the finest description you know Peirce Farm at Witch Hill is the perfect place for a Friday evening wedding that will be largely theatre and SCA folk.  A little Victorian era romance, a little lofty barn, a few chickens running about. Throw in some dueling and s'mores and we have ourselves one of my favorite weddings of the summer.

 

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wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

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wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party

wedding photos peirce barn witch hill topsfield ma dance party


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City Hall Wedding | Boston

Weekday Wedding Ceremony at City Hall

And she brought the balloons.

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Tis the season of getting married at City Hall!  I seem to be heading to Boston's Government Center a fair amount in April and May. In fact, I am pretty sure I did a wedding there the last time we had a Friday the 13th in April.

I was in SF when this mother-to-be/bride first called to ask about wedding photography for a Boston City Hall wedding.  WE hit it off on the phone, and ended up chatting second semester stories.  As Boston is such a small city, we had more than a few things in common.

Getting Married at Boston City Hall

I adore photographing around Government Center and Boston City Hall - the layers of Boston's history are everywhere.  From any viewpoint, you can spot different architectural eras, development and style.

There’s a lovely quiet excitement at City Hall weddings.  I offer weekday wedding coverage that includes photographing the ceremony and a fun portrait session with our fair city as the backdrop.

Interested getting married at Boston City Hall?  It’s easy.  Go to Boston City Hall at least three days before your wedding and complete the Marriage Intention Form at the Registrar’s Office.  When you can return to City Hall, you can pick up your marriage license and tie the knot!

Want to learn more about our Boston City Hall Wedding packages?  Let's Connect!


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Small Downtown Boston Elopement

A Very Small Downtown Boston Wedding

It's been a very long roll out to Spring.  We've all been feeling it.   Earlier this month I had the pleasure of photographing  a very small downtown Boston wedding.  So small that the only people in attendance were a brother and their amazing little dog.  Which really makes for a guest list of one human, one canine.

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The newlyweds will plan a larger reception with their families later, but I understood completely when they told me that they really just wanted to be married and with their out of sync work schedules that they decided to get married on the day they were both off, which happened to be a Wednesday.  And there's no reason a Wednesday isn't as good a day as a Saturday or a Sunday to get married.

It was windy.  And you may remember if you've been in our fair city this "spring," that the brisk breezes have most definitely been blowing.

We met at their apartment and then connected with the officiant.  The brides wanted to get married across the street from their apartment, at the fountain behind the Prudential center.  It was a beautiful civil ceremony, each bride reading their own vows.

I'm sure you have been to, or perhaps even had, a big wedding.  There is something to be said for doing it up.  But there is also something beautiful about pairing everything down to the moist essential.  Your fiance.  Your brother. Your dog.  The city where you met and fell in love.   These kind of intimate celebrations are wonderful, immediate and emotional.

 

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very small downtown boston civil ceremony new england wedding photographer

very small downtown boston civil ceremony new england wedding photographer

very small downtown boston civil ceremony new england wedding photographer

very small downtown boston civil ceremony new england wedding photographer

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Boston Elopement Indoor Portraits

It was just too cold to be outside.  One of those bitter Saturday mornings with icy winds and icy streets. When F called and asked if we could shoot their wedding portraits at our indoor studio space, I understood exactly why.

Often I get asked about a Plan B for taking portraits indoors for Boston engagement photos.  And typically on a wedding day there is at least one or two places in which to duck in case the weather presents a challenge.  I rarely get a chance to just do a studio wedding portrait session indoors - and it was a lot of fun!

The Greater Boston area, and really all of New England, has a lot of Wedding Photographers.  When you ask for referrals or search online,  you’ll get dozens of referrals (especially through fb).  But I'm not sure how many of them do studio portraits for wedding pictures indoors.

Some of my favorites from their in studio wedding portraits.

 

 

 


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Bella Luna Wedding Photography in Jamaica Plain

A peek at an amazing wedding last weekend at Jamaica Plain's very own Bella Luna. The last event I photographed there was the adoption party/wedding at Bella Luna five years ago.

This weekend's bride killed it in a red dress.  Emphasizing the color and joy of this October wedding, we took some portraits along Center Street.  Pizza and beer.  Cupcakes and champagne. A little Newly Weds game show live set. Loved this whole wedding!

More to come as I climb out of the editing weeds this month. jamaica plain wedding at bella luna red dress

jamaica plain wedding at bella luna red dress

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jamaica plain wedding at bella luna red dress

jamaica plain wedding at bella luna red dress

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jamaica plain wedding at bella luna patio ceremony

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Settlers Crossing Lunenberg Ma Wedding

Loving this image of a gentle kiss after the first look on the golf course!

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It's nearly fall!  And though we've been cruising into it with some of that beautiful late summer weather, it means that it's wedding season at Ars Magna.  For whatever reasons, I've always had more wedding in the fall than any other season.  Do my client prefer the cooler weather? Do they love autumn colors?  Do they just want to have one long party all fall into winter? Whatever the reason, I do love fall weddings where the air is a bit more crisp and the light is warm and the shadows long.

Sharing a few of my first blush favorites from last weekend's wedding at Settler's Crossing in Lunenberg, Mass.  We were all there in July for their Lunenberg engagement photos. It was the perfect early September Day.  Sunny and not too hot.  A soft breeze and lots of warm hugs.

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