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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Alyson & Jeff’s Beautiful Southern New England Wedding: Rhode Island and Connecticut Wedding Photographer

I have known Alyson for years through the RI/CT the wedding industry. I’ve also had the chance to photograph the weddings of some of Jeff’s relatives and get to know his family as well. So when Alyson contacted me about photography for their wedding day I was so thrilled. I enjoy being around them so…

An Inspiration Bridal Session

Over the holidays I watched the first season of Downton Abbey and immediately fell in love with the fashions from that era in England. That same week I walked past a local Hooka Bar and was intrigued by the decor of the interior. Additionally, I am constantly inspired by the beautiful and romantic details at the…

Rachel & Jordan are Married: Newport, RI Wedding Photographer

The lovely Newport Yachting Center was the setting for Rachel & Jordan’s beautiful wedding ceremony and reception. With the backdrop of Newport Harbor, sailboats and the Newport Bridge in view, they exchanged their vows and celebrated while the sun set (behind the clouds) and the “super moon” rose. It was also Cinco de Mayo, and…

Still In Vacation Mode: Florida Portrait Photographer

This is one of my favorite photos of my little man, taken on vacation in Florida this spring. He is getting more and more resistant to posing for photos for me, but his smile is genuine here. I used a Photoshop “Action” in these images called “50’s Rock n Roll” by Yellow Sky Actions. I…

West Coast to East Coast – Erin & Dave are Engaged: Narragansett, Rhode Island Engagement Photographer

The first time Erin and I spoke about her wedding she was just starting to look into holding her wedding in southern Rhode Island. She and her fiance, Dave, are both from the Northeast, but were living in Los Angeles at the time, trying to plan a wedding long distance. I did my best to…

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About Susan

My wedding and portrait photography business is located in the heart of South County, Rhode Island close to URI and the scenic, south coast beaches. I grew up here and feel so lucky to be able to work and create in such a beautiful location! My approach to photography is much like my approach to life: creative, relaxed, natural and fun. I would describe my style as a blend of candid & photojournalistic with traditional & artistic images. I love taking the time to create some beautiful, romantic portraits of my brides & grooms, but also the spontaneous moments throught the wedding day. 

I consider my website and blog a place where I can visually journal about the amazing people and places I get to photograph. Not only do I consider myself exceptionally lucky to be making a living taking photographs for people at important moments in their lives, but I also get to meet an amazing cross section of people I might not otherwise get to know. In the ten years I have been in business, I have had the chance to photograph couples riding high on the excitement of their recent engagement, on their wedding day, parents-to-be waiting to meet their new child, newborn babies, children marking milestone birthdays and families who want to remember a certain time in their lives by capturing it in a photographic portrait.  

In more recent years, I have had the opportunity to photograph the weddings of younger siblings and friends of previous wedding clients, and the maternity, newborn and family portraits of couples whose weddings I photographed in years past. It feels amazing to know my creative vision of these occasions is a part of their lives and their family history and I am grateful for each and every one of them. When I say I love what I do, it is from a genuine place. I can't imagine doing anything else and feeling as creativly satisfied and pleased to make my clients happy.  

I studied photography at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) for undergraduate school and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. 

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