I had a wedding date previously booked on Carrie & Matt’s wedding, but by some miracle they switched to another date. On the same day when the other bride switched her date, Carrie contacted me with a very sweet & exuberant email. I was thrilled to be able to say I was available!
Their day wasn’t full of sunshine like most of my weddings have been this season. For once the rain clouds wouldn’t go away. Although the rain did stop just long enough for me to snag 15 minutes to create some beautiful couples portraits for the 2 of them! So needless to say, the rain changed things up a bit, but it didn’t phase Carrie or Matt a bit! They both were just so excited to finally be hubby & wifey! 😉
I had a blast capturing all of the moments, watching the pyrotechnics, & groovin along with the party! Thank you so much Carrie & Matt for choosing me to capture your wonderful day!
How did you meet?
Carrie worked at the gym that Matt worked out at
How did your fiance propose?
Matt brought me back to the first place that we ever went camping together. It was a log cabin in the Adirondacks.
Tell me a bit about the planning process for your wedding (how did you pick the venue, colors, funny stories, etc..):
I knew that we both had huge families and a lot of friends that we wanted to be able to come to the wedding so we had to pick a venue that could hold a lot of people and that had a huge dance floor.
What details at your wedding had special significance?
We both have lost people very special to us and we had to make sure we had a moment of silence for our grandmothers that couldn’t be there.
What was the most memorable moment(s) of your day?
The first look was the most memorable moment of the day, but the second would be the cake cutting because I knew that if he mushed that cake in my face that it was not going to be good! I’m glad that he didn’t because I knew he respected me.
If you had to do it all over, would you change anything?
I would definitely have less people so I could enjoy myself more. I barely remember the day.
Funniest memory from your wedding day?
Probably my silly twin dancing.
What was your favorite wedding purchase?
My dress…although I knew I was going to be sweating in it all day and I didn’t let myself down on that one!
Where did you go on your honeymoon?
We went to the Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau, Bahamas
Any advice for future bride & grooms?
Try not to have too much going on that day. It goes by so fast and I barely saw my groom that day.
This is one of my faves from the day. So sweet! 🙂
See Matt, it doesn’t LOOK awkward!
Carrie sure worked it for my camera! I love these shots!
Carrie cracks me up! She made herself laugh so she wouldn’t cry!
I love this moment, so stinking beautiful!
This wedding had a lot of pyrotechnics, first the cigars then the flambe!
The epically cool guy shot!
Hair: Melissa Crandall//Makeup Artist: Becca//Dress Designer & Store Location: David’s Bridal//Jewelry: Bracelet Cuff-Lia Sophia, Earrings-New York and Company//Veil or Hair accessories: David’s Bridal//Shoes: David’s Bridal//Bridesmaids Dresses: David’s Bridal//Grooms Attire: Men’s Warehouse//Ceremony Venue: Drumlins//Reception Venue: Drumlins//Florist: Sentimental Reasons//DJ: Whirlin Disc//Caterer: Drumlins//Cake: Freemont Bakery//Wedding Coordinator: Reenie Costello
Introductions: Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feelin’//First Dance: Brad Paisley – Then