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I have been a New England wedding photographer for over 6 years now and I have done my fair share of consultations. Trends have come and gone but one trend that has not is The Knot’s list of questions. I am kind of surprised I am just doing this blog today after being asked a […]

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As a wedding photographer in Connecticut , I have done my fair share of engagement sessions. On top of that I have done a lot of them with pets. My last session of 2020 not only had a dog, this time I had a goat and a a couple of horses. With all of this […]

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IF YOU’RE PLANNING A WEDDING AT THE ARIA IN PROSPECT, CT, YOU’LL LOVE THIS WEDDING FOR INSPIRATION! Ashley and Kevin got married at the Aria, which is a ballroom in Prospect, CT with a pretty garden. It was such a happy day and the sun even made an appearance! Their Aria fall wedding was a family […]

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When Jaclyn and Sam got in touch with me about their Edgerton Park Yale engagement shoot, I just knew it would be a lot of fun – I was really excited. We spent the session wandering around Yale University, which is perfect for photos in the autumn because it has great backdrops and stunning architecture […]

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IF YOU’RE PLANNING A WEDDING AT HILLSTEAD MUESEUM IN FARMINGTON or In Your Own Backyard, YOU’LL BE INSPIRED BY THIS WEDDING! Elena and Jack got married in 2020 so you know that it did not go as planned, but it is still an amazing day. Their Hillstead Museum backyard wedding was supposed to take place at […]

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If you are new to GEM Photography you may think this is another traditional Hubbard Park family session, but it’s not. This is the sixth time I have done the shoot that started it all. Every year it has been warm, color-coordinated, and a warmer New England fall day. The only thing that changes is […]

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Meet Andrew and Bethany I love when I get inquiries that resulted from a past wedding, and when I received one from Bethany I was so delighted. Bethany was a bridesmaid in a wedding I shot last summer’s wedding, but this blog isn’t about the past it’s about this late summer’s engagement session at Wethersfield […]

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If this family looks familiar to you it is because this their third session with me. First, was their engagement session. Then I did their wedding, and a couple of weeks ago I did their family session at Silver Sands beach. During the shoot, we also celebrated the baby’s birthday with a cake smash with […]

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2020 the Year of the Backyard Wedding As crazy as this year (2020) has been, it truly has become the year to have a backyard wedding here in New England. Thanks, COVID. Fun fact: my first wedding was a backyard wedding at the bride’s mother’s house. Due to phases moving at a snail’s pace, a […]

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Meet The Future Murdys I have met couples in many different ways. Whether it is a referral from a past couple or friend. I have met them through online directories. I met Megan like how a lot of couples meet these days: Facebook. This time, I actually introduced myself in the DMs (I’m not a […]

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