October 2007 Archives

I've been a little lax with the wedding posting lately. Not that it hasn't been busy—September and October have become the months to get married in Southern New England. The weather has been wonderful and soon we'll have more foliage than you can shake a branch at. I'm going to catch up by posting my September 22nd wedding. Firstly because it was a beautiful wedding on a beautiful fall day (and we went to the beach!), and secondly because I feel bad for the bride's mother who called me a few days after the wedding to thank me and then sent me such a nice thank you note this week.

I feel bad because her daughter and son-in-law, Bethany and Bill, went on a three week honeymoon (I don't feel bad for Bethany and Bill!). So while I finished their wedding last week, I only release the proofs to the bride and groom, and Bethany's mother is anxiously waiting to see some photos. So for Bethany's mom, I give you some photos:


Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 1


Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 2

I got a little CinemaScope with this one.

Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 3

Bethany knew what she wanted and she wanted running on the beach. It was a lot of fun.

Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 4

The groomsmen on the beach.

Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 5


Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 6


Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 7


Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 8

Bill was a little nervous about the first dance so they had an impromptu practice before going into the Hyatt. Sometimes I have to set things up (like the lighthouse photo above) and sometimes I just have to look at what's going on.

Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 9

And they danced perfectly.

Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 10

Here's Bethany's mom's note. This has been the year of such great thank yous, I never know what to say, but thank you back!

Bethany and Bill, September 22, 2007 1

Photographing a proposal

I was catching up on my wedding reading just now and came across this very interesting story in The New York Times about marriage proposal photography, Will You Marry Me? Say Cheese!. I know the photos I took immediately after proposing to my wife are some of our favorites and it would have been great to have had some of her reaction when I proposed (as much of a photographer geek as I am, I didn't have a camera in her face when I asked the question). I know couples who've gotten engaged at Castle Hill or on the Cliff Walk and I think it would be great to be a "bystander" who was there to photograph the very special event. In reality, I have a great zoom lens so no one has to be in anyone's face. Anyone interested?