Andrea+Jason | Flag Hill Winery Lee NH | June 17, 2012

Andrea and Jason are one of the sweetest couples you will meet and we had such a blast shooting their wedding.  They live down in North Carolina now, though they met while at school in Vermont.  They ended up booking us without us ever having a chance to meet in person (which can be a little nerve-wracking), but it all turned out perfectly and we had a great time!  During our initial conversations about the wedding, Andrea mentioned she & the bridesmaids would be wearing cowgirl boots!  At that moment I knew it was going to be a fantastic wedding and she was going to be a super sweet and lovely bride.

We started off at the hotel with the ladies while they were getting ready to capture some details and the last minute prep.

Andrea has some super thick hair!  Her bridesmaid and hair stylist Sara was working it out all morning curling all of Andrea’s hair.  

After finishing up at the hotel Andrea and the bridesmaids headed over to Flag Hill to finish getting ready.  Andrea put on her super cute short dress at the winery.  I love a short dress, so much fun :)

The guys were ready at the winery and struck a pose for Drew while I was hanging out the girls.  They ended up getting these super hero socks (superman and batman) with caps attached to the back of the socks.  They loved showing off the socks, it was a fun and unique detail.

The ceremony location for Flagg Hill is just gorgeous, love these trees.  I also love the rustic detail of the building.  

Finally it was time for the ceremony to start.  

I love this moment right before Andrea was walking down the aisle, Jason’s brother Brian put his hand on his back.   You could tell he was a proud brother and so happy to be his best man.  

Introducing Andrea & Jason as husband and wife!  

We were able to bang out family portraits so quickly that we gave the wedding party some time to just hang out and enjoy a beverage.  After that it was time for us to shoot some portraits.  We started with Andrea & Brian while the wedding party finished their drinks!  I love these images of Jason being so sweet.  Grooms, don’t be afraid to show some emotion and be sweet with your bride, it makes for the best photos.  

After some portraits Andrea decided to change into her boots for a few shots!   I just love these images, so much fun.

While the ladies were posing for photos of them all wearing their boots, the guys were in charge of holding flowers and Andrea’s shoes.  They were great sports.

The ladies rocking their boots and looking fierce!  Of course the guys needed to be a part of it and wanted to show off their socks again. 

Then we headed into the distillery at the winery for a few fun shots.  It’s such a cool place, we also learned a little about the different types of things wines and spirits they make at the winery. 

As place cards and favors each guest received a wine glass that said “I partied with Andrea & Jason on their wedding day”.  Drew and I each had a glass too, and while I wasn’t able to enjoy a glass of wine due to first shooting the wedding and second being pregnant, we made sure we bought a couple bottles of wine to bring home.  I can’t wait to crack open one of the bottles and use the special glass!

Super yummy cupcakes by Black Bunny Bakery!  I always make sure to sample the cake at each wedding!

Finally it was time to get the reception started!

Andrea and Jason had a special choreographed dance for their first dance.  They did a great job and were super cute during it!

All the guests were laughing during the toast given by Andrea’s sister.  She at one pointed started talking about Andrea’s first love.  Of course your expecting her to be talking about a previous boyfriend, but no it was a horse that Andrea rode while growing up.  She even brought a photo of Andrea with the horse.

The groomsmen each received a beer mug as their wedding gift.  Brian was showing his off for us.  

After the parent dances it was time to get the partied started.  Being it was Father’s Day, The dj Lori opened the floor and invited all the dad’s to come on out to the floor to dance.  Here is Andrea’s brother in law dancing with her adorable niece.

We stole Andrea and Jason for just 15 minutes right when the sun was setting for a few more portraits.  The light is just so pretty at this time so it’s silly not to take advantage of it.  It’s also a nice chance for the couple to get away and just enjoy being married by themselves for a bit.  I just love this silhouette that Drew captured of them!

Then it was back to dance party time.  Everyone was having a great time on the dance floor showing off their moves.  

Not the best image of me, but for being 37 weeks pregnant after shooting a wedding, what do you expect.  Thanks again Andrea & Jason for being such an awesome couple.  We had a great time shooting your wedding and wish you the best.  

The vendors that helped make it happen!

Wedding Venue:
Flag Hill Winery

Bridal Dress Designer:
Galina

Bridesmaid Dress Designer:
Alfred Angelo

Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist:
Sara Hilbert

Florist:
Betsy Scott- The Flower Kiosk

Bakery:
Black Bunny Bakery

Band or DJ:
DJ Lori

Officiant:
Frank- Flag Hill Winery

Photographers:
MrDrew Photography :)

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