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Meg+Fraser | Holliston MA Wedding

At the beginning of August we spent a lovely day with Meg+Fraser capturing their wedding day! The Holliston Historical Society is a gorgeous venue.  Meg and her bridesmaids got ready at the house on the property and the reception was in the rustic barn.  Its such an amazing location, very unique.

Bike Run-2013_0101Holliston Wedding_0003Holliston Wedding_0002I loved Meg’s dress.  The lace was so delicate looking and absolutely perfect for her. The doorway to the house was a perfect place to hang it for some photos. 
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Drew started the day with the guys who were getting ready at Fraser’s parents house nearby.  Seeing the photos from the guys getting ready is always such a contrast from what the bride and the bridesmaids are doing.  Holliston Wedding_0005 Holliston Wedding_0006 Holliston Wedding_0007 Holliston Wedding_0008 Holliston Wedding_0009Holliston Wedding_0010 Holliston Wedding_0011 It’s obvious where Meg gets her crafty genes from.  Her mom took her own wedding dress and dyed it and altered it to wear. She looked amazing in it and you’d have had no idea it was her wedding dress.Holliston Wedding_0111Holliston Wedding_0012 Holliston Wedding_0013 Holliston Wedding_0014Holliston Wedding_0026Next it was time to put Meg’s dress on.  Her maid of honor helped.  I just love the expression on her Mom’s face.  Such a perfect moment. Holliston Wedding_0015 Holliston Wedding_0016 Holliston Wedding_0017Holliston Wedding_0018 I love Meg’s expression when everyone was asking her to wear her veil with the blusher.  Holliston Wedding_0019 Holliston Wedding_0020 The guys hanging out before the ceremony.  Drew spent some time with them shooting a few portraits before the ceremony. Holliston Wedding_0021 Holliston Wedding_0022 Holliston Wedding_0023 Holliston Wedding_0024 Holliston Wedding_0025Holliston Wedding_0036We had a little time before the ceremony so I shot some portraits of Meg with her bridesmaids and adorable ring bearer and flower girl!
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Meg, you are such a stunning bride!Holliston Wedding_0030 Holliston Wedding_0031 Holliston Wedding_0032 Holliston Wedding_0033 Holliston Wedding_0034 Holliston Wedding_0035 Before we knew it, it was time to get ready for the ceremony.  Everyone got lined up, ready to go.Holliston Wedding_0037 Holliston Wedding_0038 Holliston Wedding_0039 Holliston Wedding_0040 Holliston Wedding_0041 Holliston Wedding_0042 Holliston Wedding_0043 Holliston Wedding_0044 Holliston Wedding_0045 Holliston Wedding_0046It was a sweet and heartfelt ceremony.  Meg+Fraser’s friend officiated the ceremony.  It’s always nice when you have a friend who will take on the challenge of officiating!  I’m sure it’s a very nerve-racking thing to do! 
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I love this shot Drew got while Meg+Fraser exchanged rings.
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Holliston Wedding_0071It was Fraser’s idea to play a little football during portraits.  I was shooting the girls portraits and turned around and had to get Meg in a couple of the shots!
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We love, love, loved this little red house on the property!  So cute, and the perfect backdrop for some portraits.Holliston Wedding_0077 Holliston Wedding_0078 Holliston Wedding_0079 Holliston Wedding_0080 Holliston Wedding_0081Holliston Wedding_0082 Finally it was time to party! Holliston Wedding_0083 Holliston Wedding_0084 Holliston Wedding_0085Holliston Wedding_0086 Holliston Wedding_0087 Holliston Wedding_0088 Holliston Wedding_0089 Holliston Wedding_0090 Holliston Wedding_0091 Holliston Wedding_0092Many of Meg’s relatives have wedding rings made by the same company, Oakes Studio in New Hampshire.  They are all very proud of their rings (which are all gorgeous).  You can see the detail in Meg’s below!
Holliston Wedding_0093 Holliston Wedding_0097Holliston Wedding_0094 Holliston Wedding_0095 Holliston Wedding_0096 Holliston Wedding_0098 Holliston Wedding_0099 Holliston Wedding_0100Later in the evening the best thing ever happened!! They stated a soul train line.  I love a good soul train line.  It takes all I have to not drop the camera and bust out my best dance moves!
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Thanks for an amazing day Meg+Fraser!  We wish a lifetime of happiness for you both! :)Holliston Wedding_0110

 

The Details!

Venue: Holliston Historical Society

Photographer: Mr+Mrs Drew Photography :)

DJ: Ron Auger

Meg’s Dress: Vow’s

Bridesmaids Dress: Alexia from House of Brides

Caterer:  Olivia’s Market (which was DELICIOUS!)

Cake: Confectionism

Flowers and Details: Meg! & Cherry Blossom (put all the flowers together!)

 

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Niki+Jim | Plymouth MA Wedding

It was a gorgeous day at the end of July for Niki+Jim’s wedding in Plymouth, MA.  Niki+Jim found us after we shot Kate+Dave’s wedding last September on Martha’s Vineyard.  Thanks for having us there to capture your wedding day and create some amazing images for you.  It was a day full of love and fun for everyone.  Plymouth MA Wedding_0001 Plymouth MA Wedding_0002 Plymouth MA Wedding_0003 I started with Niki getting ready with her mom after having her hair and makeup done at a salon nearby.  Soon enough her bridesmaids started arriving all ready to go! Plymouth MA Wedding_0004 Plymouth MA Wedding_0005 Plymouth MA Wedding_0006 Plymouth MA Wedding_0007Drew started the day with the guys in the hotel as well.  It’s always nice when the couple both get ready at the same location!
Plymouth MA Wedding_0008 Plymouth MA Wedding_0009 Plymouth MA Wedding_0010 Plymouth MA Wedding_0011 Plymouth MA Wedding_0012 Niki’s sister Dee had this special clutch made to match the bridesmaids dresses using a brooch from their grandmother.  It was a really special touch to Niki’s wedding day attire. Plymouth MA Wedding_0013 Plymouth MA Wedding_0014 Plymouth MA Wedding_0015 Plymouth MA Wedding_0016 Plymouth MA Wedding_0017 Plymouth MA Wedding_0018 After the final details we were ready to walk over to the church.  It was awesome how close we were and it was only a few minute walk to the church. Plymouth MA Wedding_0019 Plymouth MA Wedding_0020 Plymouth MA Wedding_0021The guys were hiding out waiting for the ceremony to start while Niki was hanging out in front of the church saying hi to guests as they came into the church.
Plymouth MA Wedding_0022 Plymouth MA Wedding_0023 Plymouth MA Wedding_0024 Plymouth MA Wedding_0025 Plymouth MA Wedding_0026 Plymouth MA Wedding_0027 Plymouth MA Wedding_0028 Plymouth MA Wedding_0029 Plymouth MA Wedding_0030 Plymouth MA Wedding_0031 Plymouth MA Wedding_0032 The church, St. Peter’s in Plymouth, is beautiful and was a gorgeous location for the ceremony. Plymouth MA Wedding_0033 Plymouth MA Wedding_0034 Plymouth MA Wedding_0035 Plymouth MA Wedding_0036During the ceremony Niki, her sister and her father sang a beautiful song.  Music is clearly a huge part of Niki’s life and she often performs (she sang at Kate+Dave’s wedding).  It was a really sweet and unique moment during the ceremony.
Plymouth MA Wedding_0037 Plymouth MA Wedding_0038 Plymouth MA Wedding_0039 Plymouth MA Wedding_0040 Plymouth MA Wedding_0041 Plymouth MA Wedding_0042 Plymouth MA Wedding_0043 Plymouth MA Wedding_0044 Plymouth MA Wedding_0045 After the ceremony we walked over to the East Bay Grille, such a cool and fun part of the day.  Drew and I were running ahead to be ready to grab photos of the group walking by us.  Plymouth MA Wedding_0046 Plymouth MA Wedding_0047 We took some time to take some photos of the wedding party and with Niki+Jim’s families.  Plymouth MA Wedding_0048 Plymouth MA Wedding_0049 Plymouth MA Wedding_0050 Plymouth MA Wedding_0051 Plymouth MA Wedding_0052 Plymouth MA Wedding_0053 Then it was time for us to spend time with Niki+Jim and shoot some portraits of just them.  We walked down to the little walkway and took advantage of the all the gorgeousness around us!Plymouth MA Wedding_0054 Plymouth MA Wedding_0055 Plymouth MA Wedding_0056 Plymouth MA Wedding_0057 Plymouth MA Wedding_0058 Plymouth MA Wedding_0059 Plymouth MA Wedding_0060 Plymouth MA Wedding_0061 Plymouth MA Wedding_0062Plymouth MA Wedding_0063Plymouth MA Wedding_0064 Plymouth MA Wedding_0065 Next it was time for the party to start!  Plymouth MA Wedding_0066 Plymouth MA Wedding_0067 Plymouth MA Wedding_0068 Plymouth MA Wedding_0069 Plymouth MA Wedding_0070Niki and Jim went right into their first dance, followed by the parent dances.
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Plymouth MA Wedding_0082 Plymouth MA Wedding_0083 Niki often writes songs and performs them at her friends and families weddings.  Her sister, Dee wanted to do this, but decided it would be too difficult to perform live (and not be crying).  I don’t think their was a dry eye in the house. Plymouth MA Wedding_0084 Plymouth MA Wedding_0085 Plymouth MA Wedding_0086 Plymouth MA Wedding_0087 Plymouth MA Wedding_0088 Plymouth MA Wedding_0089 Plymouth MA Wedding_0090 Plymouth MA Wedding_0091 Plymouth MA Wedding_0092After all the formalities it was time to get the party started.  Monica and Bryan of Night Rhythm were amazing and kept the dance floor packed the entire night.
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The Details!

Wedding Coordinator: Christy from East Bay Grille

Hair Stylist: Reflections Salon

Florist: Beach Rose Floral Design, Kate Ryan

Makeup Artist: “Kay” at Reflections Salon

Bakery: Cupcake Charlie’s

Band or DJ: Night Rhythm (Monica & Bryan)

Officiant: Priest: Fr. Rudy Carchidi

Bridal Dress Designer: Alfred Angelo

Bridesmaid Dress Designer: Alfred Angelo

Photographer: Mr+Mrs Drew Photography

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Abbie+Billy | Moraine Farm Wedding | Beverly, MA

We had a fabulous time shooting Abbie+Billy’s wedding a couple weeks ago at Moraine Farm in Beverly, MA.  It ended up being a beautiful day (even though rain threatened us all day).  We started the day at the Salem Waterfront Hotel where everyone was getting ready.  I spent some time with Abbie and the bridesmaids, while Drew hung out with the guys.  MrDrew Photography Wedding_0001 Abbie’s dress was an absolutely stunning lace dress.  You are going to fall in love with the back detail.  It is GORGEOUS!MrDrew Photography Wedding_0002MrDrew Photography Wedding_0003 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0030MrDrew Photography Wedding_0031MrDrew Photography Wedding_0004 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0005We finished up at the hotel and then headed to the Estate at Moraine Farm to finish getting ready.  It was a quick drive from Salem to Beverly.
MrDrew Photography Wedding_0006 The flowers had just been dropped off when we arrived.  The Flower Mill did an amazing job on all the bouquets. MrDrew Photography Wedding_0007The house on the Estate offers gorgeous rooms to get ready in.  The bridal suite has so many lovely details and lots of space to finish getting ready.
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MrDrew Photography Wedding_0014 The bridesmaids look stunning in the perfect shade of yellow! MrDrew Photography Wedding_0015 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0016MrDrew Photography Wedding_0017 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0018 Abbie wore her grandmother’s brooch in her hair.  It was such a sweet and romantic touch.  MrDrew Photography Wedding_0019 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0020 Once the gentlemen arrive to Moraine Farm it was time to shoot some portraits.  MrDrew Photography Wedding_0036 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0037MrDrew Photography Wedding_0039 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0041We ended up waiting to start the ceremony due to a mishap with one of the buses picking guests up at one of the hotels.  We were ready to go as soon as the final bus arrived!MrDrew Photography Wedding_0028 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0042 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0043The backdrop of the gorgeous house made for an amazing entrance for Abbie and her Mom. MrDrew Photography Wedding_0044 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0045 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0046 The ceremony was full of sweet and heartfelt moments. Billy’s brother, Chris, officiated the ceremony.MrDrew Photography Wedding_0047 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0048 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0049 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0050 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0051 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0052 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0053 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0054 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0055 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0056 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0057 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0058 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0059 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0060 MrDrew Photography Wedding_0061We then snuck away for some portraits of the wedding party.
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The Details!

Wedding Coordinator
Maura McCarthy with Fireside Catering

Florist
For bouquets: The Flower Mill

Table Centerpieces & ceremony decorations: LuAnn Ziles, mother of the bride

Bakery: Cakes for Occasions

Officiant: Chris Andrews, brother of the groom

Bridal Dress Designer:
Marisa Bridal from Cristina’s Bridal

Bridesmaid Dress Designer: Anthropologie

Caterer: Fireside Catering

Hair Stylist: Nikki An- Levi, The Parlor Salon

Makeup Artist:
Kelly Summers, friend of bride

Band or DJ:
Kenny Preski & Angela Ziles, sister of bride & her fiancé

Photography: Mr+Mrs Drew Photography  :)