Vermont Landvest Properties

For the past few years I’ve worked with the Vermont Landvest team to photograph most of their properties. They truly offer the best of the best in Vermont so I’ve been privileged to see some truly stunning properties. Most of what I photograph is within an hour or so of Charlotte but occasionally I go further afield which is also fun. Some of these properties have already sold (Ave & Wade are VERY good at what they do!) but more information on the remaining ones can be found by visiting their site. Winter is always a quiet time for real estate photography but I know as soon as those leaves pop out I’ll have a long list!

Matted Leather Queensberry Album

Jessup & Patrick chose a 10×10 Royal Blue Classic Matted Queensberry Album to display their wedding photos in. Inside black mats with white borders lent a timeless look. Enjoy a few of my favorite spreads.

Jessup sent in her invitation to be mounted at the beginning of the book – a great detail.

Recommended :: The Underground Railroad

I recently finished “The Underground Railroad” as part of a book club group and I could not put it down. The rich characters in this book draw you in and carry you through the more brutal details of their experiences with slavery. It was certainly not an easy book to read at times but a very worthwhile one that I would highly recommend.

Rehearsal Dinner Photos

I always love photographing rehearsal dinners because it lets me get to know who all the important players are and gets them familiar with me and my style – by the next day we’re old friends! When I arrived to photograph Cory & Molly’s rehearsal dinner the sky was almost black and a huge huge storm was blowing in. They made it through the rehearsal but about 5 minutes later the skies opened up, and rain and wind began to blow through the tent soaking everything.

Led by Cory, everyone lent a hand to move tables away from the edges and try to right things that had been knocked over.

Thankfully everyone kept their cool as plans for the next day (the forecast was similarly dire) were discussed.

People tried to make the most of the rain!

And there was jubilation (and craft beer!) when it finally stopped raining

Love this quiet moment of Cory and his Grandma

Younger guests finally succumbed sometimes with a little help from Mom!

A toast of cosmos to celebrate the memory of Molly’s Mom

And wonderful toasts and roasts by the Dads

A scrapbook of family recipes was the hit of the evening

It was a very fun night!

Cape Cod Summer Adventures

Every year in early August we head to the Cape to celebrate two special birthdays with my best friend Sarah…..her son Henry’s and her daughter Emily’s. Norah and Emily are just a few months apart and it’s been so fun to watch their friendship evolve as they grow up together. Now they both have younger siblings so that dynamic will be fun to observe as well. We kicked off the week with Emily’s birthday party which took place on a perfect summer day. Of course everything though simple was impeccably organized by Sarah and everyone had a wonderful time.

Sarah thought of every detail!

Unprompted hugging while waiting for the pinata (TOO cute.)

Sarah decorated this Mimi (mermaid!) cake which was delicious and everyone loved

Way too much fun going through the sprinkler with Dad!

Eve in all her cuteness

Quiet time before bed after all the guests had left

We had lots of early morning trips to the playground which thankfully is just down the street

And some AMAZING lobster rolls by Sarah’s Dad Bob impeccably styled by Sarah (photo is hers despite logo)

My beautiful friend and her beautiful girls

We headed to Rhode Island one day to meet up with a friend and her two girls. On the way back we snuck ice cream cones in the front seat!!

Sarah’s son Henry would have been 4 so we gathered on the beach to celebrate his birthday

Every year we write messages on lanterns and send them into the sky – it is a most meaningful and beautiful tradition.

Norah understood a bit that we were saying happy birthday to “baby Henry”

Such strength and grace.