Justine and Anthony’s Ochre Court Wedding

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!

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Corinne and Taylor’s Carnegie Abbey Club Wedding

What some might call chance, we call romantic foreshadowing. Years before the proposal happened, Taylor surprised his then-girlfriend Corrine with a trip to Newport. Every summer since the couple returned and when it finally came time to choose a wedding destination, Newport was the only option. Corrine and Taylor visited the Carnegie Abbey Club with family friends for a 4th of July party and instantly fell in love with the nautical vibe, classic elegance, and amazing water views. Plus, Taylor is a diehard golfer and the club’s course is one for the books!

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Ashley and John’s Vintage Seaside Wedding at Glen Manor House

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 and Ryan’s Regatta Place Wedding

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’s Intimate Providence Donut Lovers Wedding

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 Dan's Gold and Cranberry Atlantic Resort Wedding

Danielle and Dave’s Gold and Cranberry Atlantic Resort Wedding

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

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Ariana and Elie's Blush Toned Rosecliff Wedding on The Newport Bride a Rhode Island Wedding Blog

Ariana and Elie’s Blush Toned Rosecliff Wedding

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’s Herreshoff Marine Museum Wedding

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?

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Courtney and Jeff’s Castle Hill Inn Wedding

A light breeze was coming off the ocean and the sky was a deep blue. It was the perfect day for an oceanside wedding! Now add a beautiful couple like Courtney and Jeff and the Castle Hill Inn and all were speechless with the gorgeous sites of the day. Courtney and Jeff are so obviously in love. They incorporated many special and personal touches into their wedding day like small pieces such as Courtney wearing the same headpiece that her mother wore on her wedding day, as well as big things like having Thorr, the Athletic Director at University of Rhode Island officiate their ceremony. Plus, they surprised guests by having “Rhody” the URI mascot showed up at the end of the night to hit the dance floor! Photographer Tricia McCormack Photography captured the whole thing! Continue reading

Kaitlyn and Adam’s Magenta and Blush Fort Adams Wedding

Two New Yorkers, Kaitlyn and Adam, made their way to Newport for their Fort Adams Wedding. A true collaboration of their styles, their big day combined a bit of old school charm with some modern day flair. From their dog Sadie being their “flower girl” and fireworks being set off across the water from Fort Adams (which was a total coincidence) that made their reception totally unique. Ellysia Francovitch Weddings and Jenny Courtney Photography captured everything from the flower dog to the fire show perfectly for the happy couple, and for you! Continue reading