On May 12, 2018, college sweethearts Amanda and Ryan said “I Do” surrounded by family and friends at Castle Hill Inn. As soon as they got engaged, the couple started venue shopping and it wasn’t long before they knew they wanted to get married in the city that is near to their heart, Newport, Rhode Island. When narrowing down their choices to sea-side venues, their choice became clear! Continue reading
Nick and Holly’s meet-cute started at the University of Rhode Island at a surf club social held by Holly’s sorority, Alpha Phi. What started with a shared oceanography class and a birthday party, quickly grew into date nights and head over heels love!
It all started in high school when they went to the senior prom together. Justine and Anthony not only went on their first date but they actually also met their future wedding photographer! They went to college, in two different states and built their relationship throughout these years, as a strong and solid loving foundation. When it was time to propose, Anthony asked the same photographer from that first date at prom, to photo-document the event. Hiding in the dunes on Block Island years later in the summer of 2015, their first moments as an engaged couple was captured!
Ashley and John’s vintage styled glitter and gold seaside wedding at the Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, RI was a wedding photographer’s dream for so many reasons! Bride Ashley’s custom Lindee Daniel dress that looked like something out of a fairytale, a French Chateau style venue overlooking the Sakonnet River, and glitter and gold everywhere! But there was one thing about this wedding that would’ve had all documentary photographers swooning… the light. Natural, sun-drenched light is what we live for, and this wedding was overflowing with it! Combined with Ashley and John’s constant smiling, these wedding photos look more like something out of an Anthropologie catalog, and we’re okay with that. Continue reading
Kerin & Ryan picked Newport for their wedding location, almost on a whim. Both had never spent too much time in our quaint coastal town but after a visit, they knew that it was the perfect place to host their wedding. A local destination of sorts, Newport provided the perfect place for their friends and family to escape to without much traveling. And with cooler temperatures and small crowds, the weekend event was the perfect way to experience Newport in a leisurely and relaxed pace. Kerin & Ryan started the day in downtown Newport, both getting ready in separate houses right on Thames Street. Kerin’s house even had a top floor roof deck that overlooked downtown and Newport Harbor! Following a lovely and intimate ceremony, they headed to the magnificent Elms Mansion for wedding portraits with their wedding party & family. Finally, they headed back to Regatta Place, located right in Newport Harbor, for a night of dancing and celebrating. Their day was a great mix of everything wonderful about Newport – the history and coastal charm was the perfect compliment for Kerin & Ryan’s day as captured by Deborah Zoe Photography. Continue reading
Cathie and Andrew, originally from Bermuda, opted for a harvest time wedding in Providence Rhode Island, where Cathie had attended Brown University for her undergraduate degree. The couple along with just 45 of their closest family and friends flew from Bermuda to the smallest state in the USA for the celebration on a perfect New England fall day. Continue reading
Danielle and Dave met freshman year at the University of Rhode Island through mutual friends before a URI basketball game. On the first day of Junior year, they ran into each
other at CharlieO’s bar and all it took was that first date for them to “go steady”. On the weekends they made trips to Newport and fell in love with each other and the quaint seaside town. They even named their Goldendoodle Rhody because of the special place Rhode Island holds in their hearts!
A little bit of rain couldn’t dampen the joyous spirits of these two lovebirds. Though their big day was perhaps a little damper than most would hope for, the grey clouds only served to let their love shine through all the more. Melissa Stimpson captured this sweet couples big day and as you’ll see, their love for each other is quite evident. <3
Elie and Ariana met six years ago through mutual friends. That first meeting didn’t stick, but thankfully their paths crossed again in December 2015. At first, Ariana played hard to get saying her career in gastroenterology was her focus, but Elie, a Behavioral Scientist was no stranger to hard work and his diligence paid off when he finally got a date with his dream girl. Continue reading
Chelsea and Nick were one of those couples that were best friends above all. They didn’t break a sweat when their wedding day called for a downpour. As the storm clouds rolled in over the ocean and the torrential downpour begin about an hour before I do’s they literally smiled in spire of the rain. After all, what’s a little water when you’re marrying the love of your life?