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Montague Retreat Center, Montague, Massachusetts | I Married My Best Friend |Ben & Trina's Wedding | May 7, 2016

If ever there was a time that I witnessed true love and friendship it was at Ben & Trina's Wedding at the Montague Retreat Center in Montague, Massachusetts. It was by far the most funnest, wildest and deeply emotional wedding I have ever photographed. The venue, Montague Retreat Center, located in the hidden hills of Western Massachusetts has the charm of rustic and elegant all wrapped up in to one. It was the perfect location for these two love birds.

Ben and Trina's love story started when two mutual friends brought them together and its been a beautiful romance ever since. They both have this electricity between them that whenever you are in their presence you have an immediate smile on your face and warmth in your heart. As I have said before - their love is INTOXICATING!!!

Under the mist of the ever threatening rain forecast they gathered inside in front of an amazing guest list of Family and Friends to validate their love for each other. Ben's reaction to seeing his bride walk down the isle, their beautifully hand written vows to each other, and the absolute joy on everyone's faces was nothing short of a fairy tale.

It is my pleasure and honor to have been a part of this incredible celebration between two of the sweetest people I know.  Congratulations Ben and Trina! You have the most beautiful love and I wish you both an eternity of happiness and joy!

xo

Tiff

 

I joined Trina and her 7 Bridesmaids at the beautifully redesigned Bridal Suite located at the venue. I have never met such a special group of girls who truly adore Trina. The glow on Trina's face was not just from Liz Washer and her amazing talent but the love that surrounded her as she prepared to marry her BEST FRIEND.  

I loved working with the uber talented Liz Washer of Liz Washer Makeup.  Her artistry on Trina was nothing short of amazing! 

I loved working with the uber talented Liz Washer of Liz Washer Makeup.  Her artistry on Trina was nothing short of amazing! 

Ben's Niece and Nephew were the flower girl and ring bearer. OMG...Adorable!

Ben's Niece and Nephew were the flower girl and ring bearer. OMG...Adorable!

I have never seen such a happier bride to be!

Gram seeing her sweet granddaughter for the first time! I even teared up!

HELLLLLLOOOOOO Gorgeous Bride to Be!

HELLLLLLOOOOOO Gorgeous Bride to Be!

One of my favorites right before Trina's dad walked her down the isle!

Thank you to my second shooter, Jessica of Jessica Marie Photography for the getting ready images of Ben and his groomsmen! Ben you are so handsome!

Ben's reaction to seeing Trina for the first time as she walks down the isle! Absolute LOVE in his face. 

Don't they look like Models? So happy!

Trina's Gram brought this hilarious props! I adore this photo!

So thankful the rain held off long enough for us to get up to the mountain side for these photos!

Mr. & Mrs. Ben Graham!

Trina's dad gave one of the most heartfelt speeches at the reception. NOT a dry eye in the house, including mine. So beautiful!

I loved the energy between these two during their first dance that turned from SLOW to FAST...So awesome!

Ben and His Momma! Such sweetness!

Daddy's little girl!

LET the PARTY Begin!!  What a great bunch of family and friends!

LET the PARTY Begin!!  What a great bunch of family and friends!

Much thanks to the amazing Vendors of the day:

Venue: Montague Retreat Center

Caterer: Hillside Organic Catering

DJ: Dan Kristek

Videographer: Charles Reiff

Second Photographer: Jessica of Jessica Marie Photography

Makeup Artist: Liz Washer

Bridal Gown: Alfred Angelo, Danvers

Bridesmaids Dresses: David's Bridal

Groom and Groomesmen Attire: Men's Warehouse