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Tips to make your engagement session a success.

8 Tips to Planning your Dream Engagement Session

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

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A coastal Rhode Island wedding at Warwick Country Club.

Coastal Warwick Country Club Wedding

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

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A nautical wedding at The Barker Tavern in Scituate Massachusetts.

A Nautical Wedding at the Barker Tavern

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

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When you become a member of the SMP Family, you understand its about more than just photographs. You receive a full service experience focused on the telling of your story and the preservation of your legacy.

Becoming a Member of the SMP Family

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

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If beautiful wedding photos are a priority for you, here are ten wedding day tips to help you get the most out of your wedding photography.

Ten Wedding Day Tips to Make the Most of Your Wedding Photography

Monday, April 8th, 2019

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There is magic in holding a photograph. When you hold a print in your hand you have the ability to revisit memories, to immerse yourself in a time since past… to not just see the moment captured but to feel the emotion wrapped around it.

The Power of Print and it’s Personal Impact.

Monday, April 8th, 2019

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Jamie and Bijan were married August 28th, at the beautiful Harbor Lights in Warwick, Rhode Island. Their harbor side wedding had all the elements of a gorgeous wedding day, beautiful florals, thoughtful details and of course a stunning backdrop for their nuptials. 

Nautical Wedding at Harbor Lights in Warwick, RI.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

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Erin and Mike held their vineyard wedding at Preston Ridge Vineyard in Preston, Connecticut; one of my favorite wedding venues in Connecticut. The summer wedding was a dream… complete with a first look, an outdoor ceremony, and a beautiful tented reception. 

Vineyard Wedding at Preston Ridge Vineyard in Preston, Connecticut.

Monday, April 1st, 2019

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A Belle Mer Wedding full of winter wedding inspiration.Alexandra and Christopher (Allie and Chris) were married on December 29th, with a ceremony and reception at Belle Mer – a Longwood Venue. Their winter wedding was what dreams are made of, their classic black tie attire and winter reception decor filled in the Island House with a romantic and timeless elegance.

A Winter Wedding in Newport at Belle Mer – A Longwood Venue.

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

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Alyssa and John held their wedding on the sandy shores of Mystic Connecticut, at the beautiful Mystic Seaport Museum. Their New England coastal themed weddings featured hints of nautical decor and beach inspiration. Their day was filled with laughter as they celebrated with family and friends. We absolutely loved photographing their story.

New England Coastal Wedding at the Mystic Seaport Museum

Monday, March 25th, 2019

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