There’s nothing like a summer wedding in Newport at the beach! To start the day, the girls rented a condo right across from Perrotti Park in downtown Newport, then walked across the street for a few photos with Whiting Photography. Starting the official fun with photos at Ochre Court at Salve Regina helped set the mood for the day. The last stop was their ceremony and wedding reception at the Rotunda Ballroom at Easton’s Beach. Daisy and Ryan got married in a quick ceremony right on the boardwalk, they then took a couples turns on the carousel and were able to enjoy cocktail hour thanks to their earlier first look at Ochre Court. Keep scrolling to see their amazing reception! Continue reading
Olivia and Zach’s wedding was a true fairytale. The bride’s Ines Di Santo gown with a massive train stole the show, and rightly so! Her grand entrance to one of the nations oldest churches, Trinity Church, was just the beginning of the night’s bold statement. The reception was held at Rosecliff Mansion, a 1920’s white stone mansion on the famed Bellevue Avenue. It was a true party with 200 people dancing the night away. The day’s huge thunderstorm only served to make the mansion feel cozy and romantic, all lit up with candles and filled with white roses as captured by photographer Benedicte Verley Photography. The night winded down with sparkling gold fireworks overlooking the ocean out on the back lawn, a festive way to finish a joyous evening!
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!
Ellen and Chris met on a February night in 2013 at one of Brooklyn’s finest bars – Hank’s Rootin’ Tootin’ Saloon. Their meet-cute was just that, a cute meet up that grew into a tender romance. In December 2014 a move brought them to Boston, just in time for a record-breaking 100+ inches of snowfall. A year and a half later, they traveled to Syracuse to celebrate Chris’ 32nd birthday. Unbeknownst to Ellen, he had been carrying an engagement ring that he designed with a friend. On the way home, Chris surprised Ellen with a detour to where he proposed. Ellen said yes!
Kristen and Greg met at the University of Connecticut during their Freshman orientation the summer of 2006. They remained in touch over the summer prior and couldn’t wait to get back to campus and see each other. It’s said that everything happens for a reason, and it was there on campus that Kristen and Greg formed a close friendship that eventually lead to their marriage!
Leanne and Paul met in the summer of 2008 when she stopped to see a friend get ready for prom with her boyfriend, which just so happened to be Paul’s younger brother. Leanne was sitting in the kitchen eating his mother’s pizza when he walked in from work. Right from the start they had an instant connection. Leanne and Paul dated for that summer but then decided to take a break and go back to college. Paul attended Bryant University and Leanne attended the University of Rhode Island. After about a year and a half of keeping in contact, they decided they couldn’t be apart any longer. On Christmas Eve 2009 Paul called Leanne around 2 o clock in the morning after she gotten home from midnight mass with the family and told her he knew she was the one he wanted to be with.
Danielle and Omer met over a decade ago as students at The George Washington University. While Danielle may not have realized it at the time, Omer always had a hunch that somehow their paths would cross and fate would bring them together. The next 10 years brought many highs and lows, but there was always something special that drew them back to each other. While it took a bit longer than he would have liked, Omer and Danielle finally ended up realizing their true feelings for each other in the Fall of 2013.
Set up by a mutual friend, Alexandra and Todd met at a local bar in Charlestown. They spent the night lost in love. Not wanting the night to end, they strolled hand in hand through the grounds of Parris Landing until they stumbled upon a swimming pool. Todd suggested that they take a quick moonlight dip and Alexandra knew she had met her match. From there, the fun continued through countless country concerts, hanging with friends in Boston, late night pizza and occasional moonlight swims. Todd proposed to Alexandra 6 years later in Boston and planned the most amazing engagement weekend full of amazing surprises, family and friends.