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Quabbin Reservoir | Ware, MA | Katina & Jason's Summer Engagement Session | July 9, 2017

Let me start by being very honest....Katina is my official Instagram Stalker. AND I AM SO HAPPY SHE IS!!!! Her and Jason were the first couple to book me from my Instagram Page Posts!!! YES!!! AND then we have this amazing bond from the very first meeting that I knew it was just meant to be! 

We could not have picked a more beautiful summer day to spend exploring the Quabbin Reservoir. Every time I photograph at this location I always find some other beauty to inhale. Katina and Jason brought their "A" game too. From their choices of outfits that were absolutely perfect in each scene, to bringing bubbly (MY FAVORITE) to carrying their foldable adirondack (Jason you are awesome) chairs to the top of Mount Pollux in Amherst.

I really cannot emphasize enough how important an Engagement Session is to have with me. I will be YOUR BFF for a few hours and make you laugh and enjoy being photographed. It is a great opportunity to get to know each other. Katina and I have a lot in common...We love wine! Immediately friends for life :)

As we made our way through "rattlesnake" encounters (yeah no joke) and beautiful evening golden hour sunbeams I watched how deeply Jason cares for Katina.  I loved how devoted he was to please her and make her happy. They are true soul mates and I cannot wait for their September 2018 wedding. Thank you both for being so full of adventures and enjoying the outdoors as much as I do!

Enjoy a few (many) favorites from your session! Can't wait to share a (full) glass of wine with you both!

xo

The Ranch Golf Club | Southwick, MA | Jamie & Chris's Joyful Wedding | July 8, 2017

OH where to start with this beautiful day of Joy and Laughter....Seriously I had a permanent smile on my face from the moment I arrived. Jamie and Chris's wedding day at The Ranch Golf Club was filled with so much LOVE that it was like everyone was one BIG Family! The weather went from sunny bright blue skies to a downpour immediately following their First Look BUT you know what - Jamie and Chris rolled with it. This day was NOT about perfection it was about the LOVE they had for each other and celebrating with their family and friends. 

Jamie and Chris met in high school so this day has been coming for a long time and surrounded by the ones they love they sealed their love story. Every detail of their day was so thoughtfully crafted and little did you know that it was all planned within the last 7 months. I give Jamie and Chris huge kudos for DIY details all the way down to the artificial flowers. 

The Ranch Golf Club has some amazing landscapes and I feel so fortunate to have chased the raindrops with Jamie and Chris and document their sweet love in them. I will forever cherish the laughter I shared with you Jamie and Chris. Best wishes for an awesome honeymoon and hope you enjoy the MANY favorites I have of your beautiful wedding day

xo

Tiff

Much Appreciation to: Bonnie @ The Ranch Golf Club, Christina Rosario and Kristen Bousquet for being my right hand ladies. 

Bridal Gown: Maggie Sottero purchased at The Wedding Embassy Watertown, CT

Groom's Attire: Men's Warehouse

Cake/Bakery: Nina's Cookie Cake and Cupcakes

Bancroft's Castle | Gibbet Hill Farm | Groton, Massachusetts | Laura & Brian's Back in Time Engagement Session | June 25, 2017

Early morning engagement session at a Castle! UMMM. Yes to all of this. When Laura mentioned that her and Brian's wedding was themed around Harry Potter - I knew we needed to find a location that would fit perfectly. 

The cool morning brought gorgeous blue skies that illuminated Bancroft's Castle and Gibbet Hill Farm in the sunny and juicy light. We had the place to ourselves and enjoyed every piece of the historic area. Bancroft's Castle was built in 1906 by General William Bancroft. He actually built it for his wife - OMG...I knew this place was perfect but the history just completed the whole story for Laura and Brian's Engagement Session.

I loved that Laura and Brian incorporated so much thought into their session. Handmade signs, Harry Potter T Shirt, Time Turner necklace and of course an awesome book choice. Prisoner of Azkaban

Laura and Brian thank you for being so much fun and I cannot wait for your wedding in November. xxo

 

 

Perkins Cove | Oguinquit, Maine | Sabrina & Cory's Coastal Engagement Session | May 13, 2017

I think I may have left my heart in Oguinquit, Maine this past weekend. Yup! Totally captured my soul and spirit. The coastline of Maine is absolutely breathtaking. BUT the little town called Perkins Cove is especially gorgeous. I loved the quaint vibe as soon as I drove into the cove's parking lot AND people are seriously so friendly and inviting. Now I know why Cory proposed to Sabrina here and selected this location for their engagement session. 

Oh this session just brings such a happy smile to my face. Cory and Sabrina have this absolute sweetness between each other and even though the skies were gray and overcast with chance of rain - they made their own sunshine. OH Gulp. Sorry a bit of corny there but you will see what I am talking about as you scroll through my MANY favorites. I may have gone a bit overboard (ha ha no pun intended) and shared way more than usual BUT I just couldn't resist showing you the happy love between Cory and Sabrina. 

As the skies grew darker and we felt drops of rain coming our way - we headed to end our session at Nubble Lighthouse in York Beach. WOW. I could have stayed there for the rest of the evening with these two sweethearts. I loved the pops of color that Spring brought to the grasses surrounding the lighthouse and the rocky ledges of the shore. Put Cory and Sabrina into the scene and you have a beautiful combination. I am so very lucky to know you Cory and Sabrina and cannot wait for your Fall Wedding this year. Thank you for being so full of laughter, adventure and sweetness!! xxoo

Quabbin Reservoir | Ware, Massachusetts | Ashley & Mike Engagement Session | April 29, 2017

Oh how I could not wait for this day. Not only because it was my First Engagement Session of the season but because I just love Ashley and her family. This was my first time meeting Mike and I can now see why Ashley is so happy  - Like All The Time! I loved that they brought their little boy Daniel to share their session day and "Danny" won my heart over too...He has the sweetest blue eyes I have ever seen.  

The Quabbin Reservoir in Ware, Massachusetts provided a early spring display for us to soak in. We fought some crazy winds at the Windsor Damn and the sun played peek a boo behind the clouds when we visited the Tower. It actually made for a very dramatic and moody session. BUT all I saw was absolute JOY, LOVE and Patience. 

Ashley and Mike I cannot wait to be a part of your wedding day this September. Enjoy some of my favorites from your Engagement Session! xxoo

Valley View Farm | Haydenville, MA | European meets Country Styled Shoot | November 9, 2016

Really excited to finally share this creatively talented collaboration Styled Shoot at Valley View Farm in Haydenville, MA. I came across this venue in early fall because I live literally 2 minutes from here and I have visited the farm stand and its gorgeous area for a while. The barn itself has so much history and I loved hearing Sue's story of how it went from a Horse Barn in Hadley to a beautifully orchestrated event space in Haydenville, Massachusetts. When I met with Sue Fortang, one of the owners, I was given a tour of her beautiful venue and knew right away that I needed to get my sweet friend and amazing event coordinator Jackie Martucci of Events by Jackie M up there to see the newly designed wedding venue. When Jackie and I visited - I could literally see the wheels spinning in her head....and then this styled shoot was born!

I cannot begin to say thank you to the talented creatives who helped bring this vision together. BUT first - A Very Big Thank you to Sue and her husband Dave for graciously allowing us to showcase their incredible venue - Valley View Farm.  Brooke of Brooke Ellen Photography who assisted and contributed her rock solid detail shots (seen in some of this blog-so good at those details girl), Stacey of The Tangled Grapevine, assisted by her sister Marcey took her floral design to a whole new level, Kelly Hart and Amber Weinberg of That Girl who worked their magic with beautifying our model Julia Lavigne with hair and makeup, Michaela of Jackson and Connor completed our male model's look to absolute perfection, Michael's Party Rentals provided yet again a fabulous choice of tablescapes, dinner and flat ware, Bridal Heirlooms brought the look all together, as always, Julia and Dale for your awesome modeling skills and LAST and not LEAST - Jackie of Events by Jackie M absolutely brought her "A" Game and styled, coordinated and perfected every aspect of this shoot!

I will end with sharing Jackie's write up on not only her inspiration for the styling but her ability to incorporate the venue's vibe and historic charm. Check it out:

"The inspiration for our European in the Country styled shoot was initially sparked when the photographer, Tiffany Chapman, and I (Jackie Martucci of Events by Jackie M) took a tour of the newest venue in the Pioneer Valley- Valley View Farm.Owner Susan Fortgang has created quite the gem for New England couples seeking the perfect venue. A meticulously restored barn- originally built by local Silk Mill Baron William Skinner as a gift to his daughter- serves as the main reception space. Gorgeous cathedral ceiings and corrugated metal accents complement the post and beam structure,along with a myriad of other thoughtful touches. In planning for this shoot, we wanted to consider the rustic charm of this space, but we also wanted to elevate our idea of rustic by carefully choosing sophisticated and timeless elements. It was important to showcase the wonderful elements that make Valley View such a unique space to tie the knot! So, how did we do it?We created an indoor ceremony space along with 2 unique tablescape concepts and added in some other fun accents! For tablescape number one, Stacey from the Tangled Grapevine drew from inspiration presented by Jackie. We were in love with some hanging floral bouquet s at a recent wedding event held in Italy, and we wanted to bring some of that love here to New England! Hanging bouquets wrapped in paper would serve as a show stopping centerpiece. Hanging florals would allow guests to mingle with each other easily across the stunning handcrafted wooden tables at Valley View. A shimmer white runner adorned the center of the table, dotted with carafes full of fresh flowers, strewn greenery, and golden votives.Gold chargers served as the base for vintage antique china, rimmed in an iridescent blue. Slate blue shimmering napkins hung just over the table edge, flanked by gold flatware. Handmade Italian stemware in varying shades of blue, green, and gold was filled with champagne. Rosemary rings marked each place card. Guests would sit comfortably in wooden crossback chairs, another amazing feature provided by the venue!For tablescape number two, we were feeling a little more “Farmhouse Chic”. Images of dining in a European vineyard setting inspired a stunning three tiered floral stunner of greens and deep reds. Our centerpiece sat atop a runner of floral fabric squares. Mismatched vintage china worked in concert with clean white china. Coupe champagne glasses gave a nod to the modern vintage vibe, along with some simple grey placecards, menus, and sprigs of Thyme. Vintage blue napkins flanked each place setting. To elevate the look, we added silver chiavari chairs. For our indoor ceremony space, Stacey created sensational rings of greens to hang from the beams. Just beyond this space, barn doors open to an endless view of the Pioneer Valley and open sky. Simply stunning! Susan has great accents around the property, including a farmhouse buffet table. We used for a dessert & handkerchief display. Guest handkerchiefs were showcased on a birdcage, sitting atop a wooden crate. Handkerchiefs in varying floral patterns evoked feelings of the French Countryside.Rather than have a traditional wedding cake, we decided to embrace the allure of Farm in the Valley by offering a Cider & Old Fashioned Donut tiered offering. We accented this showcase with famed Italian Ferraro Rocher chocolates.Our bridal model, Julia, donned a Grecian Maggie Sottero stunner. An incredible floral crown, dotted in rich jewel tones, highlighted the perfectly intricate up-do created by Kelly Hart of That Girl… Stylist. Kelly and Amber created a wonderful balance with makeup- giving Julia a perfectly bridal smokey eye, along with a bold berry lip.Our groom model, Dale, worked magic in a fantastically pieced mix of separates from Jackson & Connor. Pants by Michael Kors were paired with a cotton twill shirt from Enzo. The sportcoat- a very special piece- is from a family owned Canadian Company, Jack Victor. Tie was a Jackson & Connor classic and the pocket square came from Edward Armagh.Shoes were by Lloyd. Of course, none of this magic would have been possible without the contributions of our endlessly talented professionals?"

 

Mill 1 at Open Square Way | Holyoke, MA | Huey & Will's Wedding Celebration | February 4, 2017

Kicking off my 2017 Wedding Season with these two sweethearts at this awesome venue absolutely calls for a blog post! As you might remember I traveled to Oakland, California in November to document Huey and Will's intimate ceremony. Click HERE to see my blog in case you missed it. Fast forward a few months and we are together again but this time we are celebrating with Huey and Will's closest Family and Friends. They chose Mill One at Open Square Way in Holyoke, Massachusetts as their venue to renew their vows and dance the night away. Mill One offers a unique alternative to most traditional venues. Honestly I could have photographed there all day and still not finished exploring the incredible architectural elements Mill One offers. 

Huey and Will chose a quick first look to start their wedding day celebration. I can honestly tell you that these two are SO IN LOVE. Their connection is so intoxicating and complimenting that sitting back and watching them interact you would think they had fallen in love for the first time. It was truly something special to witness.

We then made our way over to Mill Four and Mill Three to finish portraits and join Huey and Will's Family for a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony. I have never been a part of this traditional and intimate event and it was really very moving. As the sunset over the city....Huey and Will then renewed their vows with the guidance of Huey's sweet brothers and Will's Father and Sister Lucy.

The party continued back in Mill One and BOY! Did they throw an awesome party! Rob Alberti of Rob Alberti Wedding DJ Services rocked out some grooving tunes, while the attentive staff of Blue Heron Catering served fantastic bites throughout the evening.

I can not say enough about the amazing energy, love and spirit that encompasses Huey and Will's relationship. I feel like I am constantly repeating myself when I talk about my brides and grooms. I am so deeply humbled by the opportunities I get to experience. Their day was filled with sweet traditions, lots of laughter and beautiful, unconditional love.

Enjoy a few of my favorites from their very awesome Wedding Celebration!

xo

Tiff

Venue: Mill One at Open Square Way

Bridal Gown Attire: BHLDN (Skirt), Tops Purchased by Bride (who has amazing style)

Second Photographer: Brooke Azevedo of Brooke Ellen Photography (special kudos to this gal...she helped sew Huey's gown on the wedding day...so thankful to you)

Florist: Atkins

DJ: Rob Alberti of Rob Alberti

Caterer: Blue Heron Restaurant & Catering

 

Personal Blog Post | Why You Should Hire a Professional | Our Wedding Day | January 16, 2017

Three weeks from today the hubby and I will be celebrating our 24th wedding anniversary! Yowza! I still remember our wedding day like it was yesterday! Well most of it....It was -4 degrees, I was four months pregnant and we were really young! Our wedding day was pretty much planned and paid for by our parents. We were currently living in Washington, DC and because both of our families were scattered throughout New England we decided to celebrate in Massachusetts. Our choice of venues, decorations, catering, music was all out of our hands since we were living so far away and UMMM...the internet was not as robust and hello I don't think we had a cellphone either.... BUT farthest from our minds was hiring a professional wedding photographer. Oh how I regret this one important decision. 

Our day was beautiful despite the cold weather. My dress was bought by my step mom from a consignment shop for $100. We had NO money to pay for anything and were very dependent upon our family.  My sister was my maid of honor, she wore an old prom dress and Bill had his brother and his two best friends as his groomsmen. Our ceremony was held in a Lutheran Church in Easthampton and the pastor called me "Timothy" instead of "Tiffany" like 3 times during our ceremony. I tripped up the stairs to the altar after balling my eyes out before walking down the aisle. Darn hormones. AHHH...Memories...Our wedding reception was held at the American Legion in Easthampton and I will have to admit that Bill's family did an amazing job decorating a venue that was well...under construction and not really apt for a wedding.  All that really mattered was that we were surrounded by our family and friends. 

As I sit and reminisce about that day all I can say is it was filled with love. Love from our families who took every step possible to make sure our day was special. Love from our friends who celebrated and did the "chicken dance". OH God Yes! LOL...How much times have changed from then but not really. There is still the traditional fun dance party songs and I do believe we did the "LocoMotion" too! I will have to admit that being a wedding photographer over the last few years has made me realize how extremely important it is to document the special moments of a couples day. From the in between moments, to the First Look to the Family Portraits. I love having the honor of being that person that documents life long memories that they will be able to look back at 5, 10-even 50 years from then.

Oh yes....my point for this blog...Why I feel it is important to hire a professional wedding photographer for your most special moments! Do all that you can to make it happen. Unfortunately, our wedding photographer was not a wedding photographer. Sweet as he was, he was a relative of my husband's family and really had no experience in taking portraits, let alone a whole wedding. Sorry and Thank You Uncle Bob (yes that his name)  There are so many moments that I wish were captured but I can't turn back time. All I can do is encourage future wedding clients, family and friends to not make the mistake we did. Not because I am a wedding photographer but because I can honestly tell you that your wedding day photos are your memories. Sure we have them in our memory bank but to have that tangible item in your hand to reflect on is truly priceless. You put them in frames, hang them on walls, and you put them in treasured albums to remind you of that special day you shared with your soul mate, families and friends. They are your story.  This is WHY I love photographing weddings. I am deeply humbled to do what I do. While for me I may not have many photos from our wedding day BUT the ones I do have remind me that I married my best friend on a cold winter day surrounded by love.

Personal Blog Post | My 50+ Favorite Images of 2016 | Tiffany Chapman Photography | December 30, 2016

WEDDING SELFIES of 2016!!

If I could stop time it would be so I could take a deep breath of this past year! This year was a whirl wind of changes, growing, commemorate, learning, crying, laughing, loving and especially believing that anything was possible. All I had to do was "Hustle". And BOY did I. Phew!  As I was looking back through my year to develop this blog post of My 50 Favorite Images I realized how lucky I am. I had MORE than 50 favorites for sure!  I loved every single moment that I was able to document memories of my beautiful wedding couples, my sweet families and inspiring high school seniors. I was also lucky enough to shoot two styled shoots and assist with two with some pretty talented creatives. Such a fun year for me!

I can't begin to thank the people who stood by me, grew with me, cheered me on and said "you can do this".  Growing a business is not easy but because of them I felt like I could conquer all of my hurdles...Jump Higher....and Keep Hustling...There was so many lessons I learned the hard way...but don't they say thats how you learn to not make those mistakes again and just grow from them? Well I did and sometimes I fell hard but there was always someone there to grab my hand and put me back on my feet. I'm especially grateful to some of the wonderful fellow photographers I worked along side this year who not only inspired me but made me want to be a better photographer. Justin and Mary Marantz of Justin & Mary, Michele of Michele Ashley Photography, Jessica of Jessica Marie Photography, Lynne Graves of Lynne Graves Lifestyle Photography, Brooke Azevedo of Brooke Ellen Photography, Caroline Talbot of Caroline Talbot Photography, Danielle of Salty Raven Photography, Karen Kelly of Karen Kelly Photography, Joline Cameron of Joline Cameron Photography and Oh Gosh I could just keep going on with the list!! You all rock! Most of all I am thankful to my hubby. He assisted me with three weddings and some family sessions this year....Seriously he was like the "mayor". He always knew someone who knew someone. Love you Bill Chapman for always being my rock!

One of the most honoring moments of this year was having clients come back to me for their family photos or getting a wedding referral from a past bridal couple. I know it may not seem like much but for me it is everything. I want to build my business around Laughter, Love and Trust. Show my clients that from the moment they picked me to document their most special moments that I was not only going to be their photographer but I was going to be their lifetime friend. 

This past year I have meet some pretty incredible people who touched my heart and believed in me. I found even more happiness in myself and I was able to live my dreams. For those who know me...I am a bit corny but I am also sincere when I say Thank You for making 2016 one of the best years of my life!  I am totally pumped for 2017 and even more amazing moments that will make it another year to remember!  Enjoy a few of my favorites of 2016...

Happy New Year to You All and Thank You!
xo

Tiff

Crestview Country Club | Agawam, Massachusetts | Kevin & Nicole's Winter Wedding | December 3, 2016

I am a strong believer that when someone comes into your life....they do for a REASON. I first met Nicole through the organization that she coordinates every year for the Agawam Colleen Committee. Nicole has this bubbly personality that the moment you meet her you feel happy. NO I am not kidding. Her heart is pure gold and after getting to know Kevin I can see why they are a great match. They both have this amazing love connection that I absolutely adored documenting.

Not only are they beautiful souls but they are also expectant parents. They are expecting their first baby in the Spring of 2017 and I can honestly tell you that baby is going to be spoiled rotten. The outpouring of friends and family that Kevin and Nicole had not only as their bridal party but to share in the celebration showed how loved they really are.

From their Sweet First Look...to the Best Man speech making everyone cry (sniff..yup even me)...to the Surprise Gender Reveal...I loved every moment of your day Kevin and Nicole. You both made me feel like family and that just goes to show how wonderful you both are going to be as parents. I am deeply humbled to share a few favorites of your wedding day! AND a huge Thank you for making my last wedding of this season an awesome one!! Enjoy!

xxo

Tiff

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Dress Designer: Casablanca

Dress Boutique: In White Springfield

Bridal Hair/Makeup: Tres Lounge

Florist: Agawam Flower Shop

Venue: Crestview Country Club

Bridal Cake: Cerratos Pastry Shop

DJ/Entertainment: Nicole of InfiniteEntertainment

Bridesmaids Dresses: David's Bridal

Groom and Groomsmen Attire: Men's Warehouse

Invitations: Jennifer of Lady Bug Craft Works

Jeweler: Steven's Jewelers

Second Photographer: Jessica of Jessica Marie Photography

Lake Merritt |Oakland, California | Huey and Will's Intimate Lakeside Ceremony | November 5, 2017

My journey has taken me to so many beautiful places with gorgeous couples who ask me to share their special love and more importantly document their wedding day. This one "tops" the cake. I will forever cherish this intimate and tender ceremony between Huey and Will. With 6 witnesses, including their sweet puppy Pilar they vowed their love and devotion to each other over looking the beautiful Lake Merritt in Downtown Oakland, California.

As I do with each ceremony, I teared up, but this was different. I was immensely happy for Huey and Will. Huey and I met about four years ago and I was immediately drawn to her amazing energy, infectious smile and awesome humor. To know that she had found her true love and soul mate in Will made it that more special. Will you are an amazing man and I know you will be a wonderful husband to Huey!

Since they are having a larger family ceremony and celebration back on the East Coast in February, I wanted to take full advantage of the gorgeous warm temperatures and that spectacular West Coast Sunshine. We found some really awesome locations for bridal portraits at the Oakland Museum of California! I could have stayed there all day! Huey and Will just seemed to melt into each background with their beautiful sweet and goofy love! We finished our portraits along the walkways of Lake Merritt and just when I thought I couldn't see more beautiful light I found it just getting prettier. Huey and Will you made my job so easy and I am incredibly humbled to document your beautiful devotion to each other not only once but twice. 

From their hand written vows, the sweet glances, the FaceTime of the ceremony to Huey's Family.......to Will's mom being surprised of the event and Pilar having her own bow tie, it was truly a perfect celebration under the dreamy afternoon Californian Sun.  Enjoy a few of my favorites of Huey and Will's sweet wedding ceremony. I promise their love will warm your heart!

xxo

Tiff

P.S. A big Thank you to my assistant, my bag carrier, FaceTime Documenter - My Hubby..Bill..love you!! I could not have done it without you and your support!

Bridal Dress: Anthropologie

Martha-Mary Chapel | Odyssey Boston | Boston, Massachusetts | Kasey & Johnny's Boston Suburbs and Boston Seaport Wedding | October 23, 2016

If there was ever two people on this earth that I would like to be trapped on an deserted island with it would be Kasey and Johnny. You know why? They are absolutely the funnest, happiest and coolest peeps I know. Our paths crossed earlier this year and Kasey and I fast became long lost BFF's. I love when I can connect with people who should have and always will be a part of my life. Kasey has this aura about her that I can't even describe but I can put in to one word: AMAZEBALLS. I can totally see why Johnny fell for this girl. She is so laid back, easy going BUT she knows what she wants. Johnny you definitely swept Kasey off her feet and anyone can see that she absolutely adores you. From the first moment I met you at your engagement session (click here to see it) I knew you had a big heart. No wonder Kasey loves you so much! No I am not kidding. You can so see it whenever you are in their presence. The intense energy of love and admiration they have for each other. AHHH...Amazing...I ADORE You both! 

Their wedding day was filled with Autumn sunshine and brisk temperatures but all you could see on their faces was WARM Summer Sun. Their warmth filled everyones hearts who attended their wedding celebration that day. We began their special day at the Martha Mary Chapel in Sudbury, Massachusetts. This historic chapel is so charming and it holds sentimental feelings for Kasey. Her mother and her sister were both married in this chapel. Score one for you Kasey...Love that you are carrying on beautiful family traditions. As the sun streamed through the iconic glass windows of the chapel, Kasey and Johnny vowed their love for each other in front of family and friends from near and far. The sheer joy and tears present was so intoxicating that I felt like the church was giving us all a great big hug. 

Now not only was it their wedding day but it was also Johnny's birthday. Yes he chose to share his birthday with his one and only TRUE LOVE....Melt my heart. Such a romantic and I can honestly say when I see a groom weep from joy is when I know that he is one good guy! We continued Kasey and Johnny's celebration on the Odyssey Boston for their reception. AND let me tell you .... they know how to throw an awesome dance party on a boat. As we floated through the gorgeous skyline of Boston Harbor Kasey and Johnny enjoyed their first dance that was by far one of the most sweetest and emotional dances I have ever witnessed. If you could not feel their LOVE then you weren't there! For real...It was so beautiful.

My favorite part of getting to know Kasey and Johnny was that they always made me feel like part of their family. This is everything to me. Thank you both deeply for welcoming me into your family and I am so looking forward to many more adventures with you both.

I am beyond honored to share some of my favorites of Kasey and Johnny's beautiful, sweet and amazing wedding day with you all.

xxo

Tiff

I loved that they brought their awesome dog Dino to their Ceremony and posed with them!!! Such a lucky dog!!

Johnny you won the AWARD this year for the BEST DIP Her and KISS Pose!!!

Johnny you won the AWARD this year for the BEST DIP Her and KISS Pose!!!

Kasey you are an ANGEL! You looked so incredibly gorgeous!!

BY FAR the BEST Cake Smash EVER!!!!!! 

Happy Birthday Johnny!!!!! Kasey surprised him with his own cake! It was so sweet...I love his expression here!!

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Bridal Dress Boutique: Vows, Watertown, Massachusetts

Groom and Groom's men attire: Men's Warehouse

Bridesmaid Dress: David's Bridal

Hair: DryBar

Glamour Squad: Jules LoRusso -Beyond Beauty & Lash Lounge (Makeup) and Monica Veal of Beauty Suite Boston (Lashes) 

Venue: Martha Mary Chapel, Odyssey Boston Cruises

Catering: Odyssey Boston Cruises

Bakery: Icing on the Cake

Big Thank you to my Second Photographer: Joline of Joline Cameron Photography

The Ranch Golf Club | Southwick, Massachusetts | Heather & Brendan's Autumn Wedding | October 8, 2016

I have  been waiting for this wedding day of Heather and Brendan since they hired me back in early 2015. AND...Wow...it was so worth the wait. Oh my heart is so full!  Heather and Brendan have the sweetest and quietest love that I have ever witnessed. What a humbling honor to be able to document their love and celebration.

I am not exaggerating when I say that Heather looked like a Princess in her Enzoani Gown from La-Soie Bridal of Walnut Creek, California. Brendan with his soft sweet smile was dashing as ever in his custom fitted suit that made him look like the next James Bond. Their wedding day was filled with gorgeous colors from the Autumn trees on the property of The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, Massachusetts and an amazing group of friends and family.

With the chance of rain from Hurricane Matthew we chased the rain drops and dodged flying golf balls for Brendan and Heather's first look. Oh Gosh. I feel like a broken record but this is my favorite part of a wedding day. Watching the intimate emotions and joy of seeing each other prior to their ceremony. Tears, smiles and lots of embraces. Yup. I love it. We then took advantage of the gorgeous grounds of The Ranch Golf Club to grab their portraits. The textures and colors of this area during the Autumn season beautifully completed their love. 

Let me tell you Heather and Brendan's Family and Friends knew how to rock their wedding reception. It was by far one of the most epic dance parties!  I am so thrilled to share a glimpse of Heather and Brendan's sweet and lovely wedding day! 

xo

Tiff

One of my all time favorite bridal portraits! Heather you are breathtaking!!!

OHHHH So much Love and JOY!!!!!

Jessica of Jessica Marie Photography captured this beautiful portrait!! Thanks Jess! You killed it as usual!!

Loved this part of the night! Brendan's Dad had some moves!

How the heck did I get in these photos you ask? Well one of the groomsmen said "Can I take a picture of you with your camera?" He did pretty great capturing me and his girl!

Venue: The Ranch Golf Club

Bridal Dress: Enzoani Gown

Bridal Boutique: La-Soie Bridal

Makeup Artist: Sarah Victor Beauty

Hair: Gina Pietras

Florist: Dandelions

Bakery: Atkins Farm

DJ: Tony Cortis

Second Shooter: Jessica Marie Photography

 

 

Fort Wetherill & Beavertail State Park | Jamestown, Rhode Island | Kasey & Johnny's Engagement Session | September 11, 2016

You know I need to pinch myself! Honestly this engagement session at Fort Wetherill and Beavertail State Park with Kasey and Johnny was almost out of a dream! The gorgeous weather, epic scenery and the stunning bride and groom to be! It truly was one of most favorite engagement sessions to date!

These two gorgeous people met through mutual friends over two years ago and are getting married next month in the Boston area. When they show up at the session with a box of cupcakes for my birthday I immediately make them to be my new best friends forever!!! So sweet for them to remember me when they have a wedding in less than a month.....Ahh....I just wanted to take in that feeling of absolute and genuine sweetness.  AND this same emotion was something I saw between them during their session. The way Kasey absolutely adores Johnny and the beautiful love they have for each other made for a perfect engagement session. So carefree and easy going! AND I do not want to forget to mention that they share their lives with a special fur baby, Dino. Who was to make an appearance for their engagement session but he chose to stay home and relax in the quiet. He missed out and I cannot wait to meet him on their wedding day! 

We began our session at Fort Wetherill State Park located in the quaint town of Jamestown, Rhode Island. The Fort was once a coastal defense battery and training camp. The history of this incredible structure dates back to the American Revolution. (Click here for more information). Over the years the fort has been a canvas for graffiti artists but that hasn't destroyed the incredible scenic views of Newport Harbor! AND....its a perfect backdrop for a fun engagement session! 

As the sun was setting we drove about 15 minutes to Beavertail State Park to finish up Kasey and Johnny's session. Oh gosh...this place does not disappoint for gorgeous scenery, textures and stunning sunsets! You know that you have an AMAZING couple when they are willing to get "that shot" and they eagerly climb down rocks for it. Sorry Kasey....LOL...You may have not seemed as eager but you rocked that shot!! Pardon the pun...You both are an amazing couple and as I said during our session I am one lucky photographer! Thank you for putting your trust in me! 

I am so excited to share a brief glimpse into Kasey and Johnny's adventures. Words cannot express how incredibly excited I am to be a part of their wedding day!

xo

Tiff

Special Credit to: Jackie Martucci  

I was so fortunate to have the assistance of my sweet friend and fellow creative Jackie of Events by Jackie M to be my cheerleader, bag holder and behind the scenes photographer. Thank you so much Jackie...

Alyson's Orchard | Walpole, New Hampshire | Ayn & Kate's Spectacular Wedding Celebration | August 6, 2016

I am a big believer that when people come into your life - there is a purpose. I met these amazing ladies about 4 years ago when I was a member of Pioneer Valley Crossfit. An incredible community of athletes that you could seriously consider like family. The continued unconditional support and love that I have received from this incredible community will forever be dear to my heart.  I feel so blessed to have people like Ayn and Kate who entrusted me with their special day!

Kate & Ayn's incredible love for not only each other but for their family and friends in their lives made their wedding day absolutely amazing! Everywhere you looked there was a smile, a hug, love and so much laughter that you felt like you knew everyone your entire life. You could just see how much Ayn and Kate's generous hearts had touched each person who attended their wedding celebration. Every detail of their wedding day involved someone from their immediate circle. Whether it was a member of their Crossfit family or their closest family and friends - the outreach of support was so endearing. I have this incredible rush of pride knowing I was part of this day of Love and Happiness but even more humble that I was able to capture the memories of an incredible love celebration.

Alysons's Orchard located in the hills of Walpole, New Hampshire was a perfect venue to host Ayn and Kate's Wedding Day. The accommodations not only on property but slightly off property allowed their family and friends to continue their celebration all weekend. Fran, the event coordinator at Alysons' Orchard, ensured that every detail was in order from the ceremony to the reception. And Jackie from the Inn at Valley Farms hosted graciously the getting ready location and additional sleeping accommodations. Seriously Alysons's Orchard and Inn at Valley Farms have an incredible working relationship and it was obvious that they will do whatever it takes to make a bridal couple happy.

From Ayn arriving to the ceremony location with her "Pants" bridal party on vintage bicycles donated by Valley Bike and Ski Werks to Kate elegantly arriving on a horse-drawn carriage...Words cannot describe the marvelous scene of witnessing Kate & Ayn's love and dedication to each other.  AND when their ceremony officiant starts with a line from the movie the "Princess Bride" ..."Mawage"....you just know that Ayn and Kate's life together was going to be filled with Love and Laughter. 

It is my incredible honor to show a brief preview into one of the most spectacular wedding celebrations I have ever been a part of. Ayn and Kate your love is one that will be forever and I wish you both a marriage filled with joy, happiness and patience.

Lots of love,

xxo

Venue: Alysons' Orchard
Accommodations: Inn at Valley Farms
Bridal Gown: Maggie Sottero
Bridal Boutique: Alexandra's Boutique, Fall River, MA
Bridal Attire: Etsy - Cyberoptix, Jackson & Connor
Bridesmaid Attire: Azazie
Pants Attire: Brooks Brothers
Catering: Hardy Foard Catering
Bakery: Gregory's Pastry Shop
Florist: Joan & Melissa Micka
Makeup: Mina Joy of Glow Bridal Makeup
Hair: Rachel Helm of HeadGames
DJ: Justin of Studebaker Hawk
Second Photographer: Andrea of Andrea Lynne Photography
Videographer: Jason Kotoch
Vintage Bikes: Jeff and Laura Hutchinson - Valley Bike and Ski Werks