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Marissa & Patrick: Stonington, Connecticut & Watch Hill, Rhode Island Engagement Photographer

Marissa, Patrick and I met at Jonathan Edwards Winery in Stonington, Connecticut to begin their engagement session. They wanted both a setting in the country with greenery and a beach for images at sunset. So after some fun at the vineyard, we drove to beautiful Watch Hill, Rhode Island to shoot at Nappatree Point Beach.…

Emily & Tony’s Autumn Narragansett Pier Wedding at The Towers

Emily & Tony were married on an autumn day that photographers dream about – mild temperatures and beautiful sunny skies with just enough thin clouds to filter and soften the light to be the most flattering. To top it all off, they held their ceremony and reception at the iconic Towers in the Narragansett Pier. This is one…

Tiffany & Tim at Belle Mer: Newport, Rhode Island Wedding Photographer

“Marry someone who makes you laugh.” Fantastic advice and clearly this couple has taken it. The newlyweds laughed from the moment I started photographing until I left. And despite the rain that moved in and forced the ceremony inside, the wedding day was a giant celebration of love and family. I love that Tiffany &…

Warm Light at Linden Place: Bristol, Rhode Island Wedding Photographer

Each season’s light has its own beautiful quality. Autumn light is still warm, but the sun is starting to lower, and the light is bouncing around in a more colorful landscape of brilliant fall foliage. Colors pop, beams of light flair through tree branches and leaves. As a photographer, it’s the obvious and subtle we…

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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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