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Busy times, but we’re hoping to send 2014 off with a diminutive flurry of our favorite weddings and other occurrences from this past year. To get things started, here’s a perfectly charming woodland wedding set deep in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, not far from the Appalachian Trail. Rebecca & Greg call Sitka Alaska their home (our second Alaskan couple/wedding connection of 2014, the first taking place in Alaska!), but chose the Mossy Glen to join their lives together. I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a more beautiful and magical wedding ceremony location. It was perfection! This wedding was especially special to me (Kerry) as it was my very first wedding shot solo, without my beautiful partner-in-crime, Taylor. (Drop us a line to inquire about our special rates for smaller weddings and elopements) I definitely missed my other half, but this was a small affair and a fun challenge for me. I had a lovely time hiking through the White Mountain forests, photographing Greg & Rebecca as they made their way from the Mossy Glen wedding spot to their adorable, mountain view, backyard reception. On to Greg & Rebecca’s mountain wedding…

 

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  • December 31, 2014 - 11:22 pm

    jessica - Awesome job Kerry! And you are right, that does look magical!!

    Rebecca and Greg- i really liked your style, the hiking boots, your baby wearing friends…what a great day :)ReplyCancel

Earlier this year, as you may have seen in our last post, we shot an engagement session in San Francisco. We decided that while visiting the West Coast we would make the most of our trip, photographically speaking. So we held a little San Francisco/Yosemite engagement photography giveaway. Our winners: Sarah & Kyle! (check out Sarah’s running blog here) on previous trips to the Bay area we discovered the Marin Headlands, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and thought it the perfect place to contrast with the charm and character of San Francisco for our second shoot on the California Coast. We had a great time hanging out with, and photographing Kyle & Sarah in these gorgeous mountains overlooking San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. We wish them all the best as they look ahead to their 2015 wedding back East. We hope to make it back to the City by the Bay real soon, and are hoping beyond hope that we can cross another photoshoot dream off our wishlist by catching someone’s eye to photograph their Yosemite wedding! If you know someone who fits the bill, or you are that couple, get it touch! Let’s create some real life art together!

 

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This summer has been our busiest yet in terms of work travel. We’re not complaining, getting to see Alaska for the first time and returning to the Bay area (and Yosemite!) were both highlights in a big way!

With their ties to San Francisco, Wes & Tory wanted to have their engagement photo shoot and party there and we were more than happy to tag along. As you can imagine, San Francisco has a virtually unlimited supply of crazy-cool locations to shoot an engagement, and we took advantage of as many as the day allowed. We started at the beautiful Stanford Quad, then made our way to Cliff House & Lands End (also playing around in the Sutro Bath House ruins, as you’ll see in the photos) overlooking the Pacific Ocean and finished up at their engagement party at the ultra cool Waterbar. We had such a great time spending the day with these guys, can’t wait for their wedding next month at Castle in the Clouds!
If anyone planning a San Francisco wedding or even a wedding or elopement in Yosemite or Napa Valley happens to stumble across this blog post and you like what you see, hit us up! We would love to return for a wedding, elopement or even another engagement session. Let’s talk! In the meantime, here’s what we can do with a handsome couple in love and the run of Sanfran…

 

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  • September 20, 2014 - 5:42 am

    Mindy - Love these two!!! We can’t wait for their wedding in a couple of weeks!!! Look forward to working with you guys again!!! Amazing photos Kerry & Taylor!!ReplyCancel

Alaska, the last great American frontier. Been on our bucket list for long time. We’re very grateful for Rob & Amanda having us up to photograph their Alaskan wedding! It was an adventure, for sure. Alaska was amazing as was photographing an Alaskan wedding… Stay tuned for our upcoming coming post on more adventures in the great white north. We hope we can return and again count ourselves among other Alaskan wedding photographers in the very near future!

 

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  • September 10, 2014 - 8:41 pm

    Rob - Awesome! These are great, Amanda and I can’t wait to see the rest.ReplyCancel

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