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A Boston City Hall Wedding on Valentine's Day

 
 

Amanda & Trent will tickle you pink with their Boston City Hall wedding on Valentines Day! They tied the knot in their favorite city before catching a flight just two hours later to their honeymoon in New Orleans!⁣⠀

Their ceremony and some of their portraits afterwards were actually filmed by an NBC news crew... not sure if we ever made it on TV, but you bet we were excited!

Amanda sported the FLUFFIEST pink coat with a perfectly matching lace belt and the most adorable vintage kitten heels. Trent came in blazing with maroon trousers, floral tie, and tan jacket. FASHION ICONS!!!⁣⠀

These two bonded over their love of vinyl records and live music three years ago, and now live together with their happy, quirky family.

Want to see more Boston City Hall weddings?

You can’t miss these epic elopements, too!

 
 

A botanical garden engagement at Tower Hill in Boylston, MA

A botanical garden engagement at Tower Hill in Boylston, MA

Christina & Wil left their home in Boston for a very colorful winter engagement session at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston, MA! What do you do when the garden gives you lemons? Pop champagne!

Holiday brunch inspiration

Holiday brunch inspiration

Avocado toast, macarons, mimosas, oh my! Juliette's styled holiday brunch inspiration is live on the blog! You will NEVER guess what's under that table...

The Photographer's Spring Cleaning Checklist

 
 

Happy Spring everyone!

You clean your home in the spring, throw out items you don't use, and organize the things you love - why not treat your business the same? Here is a spring cleaning checklist you can use to energize your business before busy season hits!

Physical

  • Order new album samples

  • Update your business cards

  • Stock up on stickers, ribbon, boxes, mailers, tape, batteries, misc supplies so you’re not making runs to Target during busy season

  • Send camera gear in for yearly cleaning and maintenance

  • Buy new memory cards and chuck the oldest ones

  • Make sure your bag and straps are working well, if not purchase better ones

Facebook

  • Update cover photo + profile photo

  • Update about and contact info

  • Schedule posts every other day, if not daily

Instagram

  • Update bio + profile photo

  • Save time and plan out your grid - I plan using Later.com

Website

  • Update all portfolios and DELETE any portfolio photo or blog post that isn’t vital to your brand

  • Update copy on your bio, contact info, links, etc

  • Add new testimonials

  • Blog at least once a week to keep traffic steady

  • Revisit SEO keywords

  • Hyperlink all phone numbers + email addresses on footers, contact page, etc

Email

  • Create a new email signature

  • Get than inbox to ZERO and vow to reply to all client emails within 24 hours

Misc

  • Make sure your copy and branding is up to date on any sites like WeddingWire, The Knot, Google+, etc.

  • Send thank you notes and surprise gifts to vendors if you didn't over the holidays

  • Schedule some coffee dates with photographers and vendors in your area

 

HAPPY CLEANING!

 

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A festive Christmas tree farm engagement in Littleton, MA

"From the start I just knew I found the home for my heart"

From high school sweethearts at Westford Academy to college graduates from Endicott, Chelsey & Matt have grown to love each other more and more each day over the years. Best friends, lovers, partners in crime. Chelsey shared her favorite memory with Matt, the story of his proposal:

"I walked up winding stairs to our room after an incredible day at the inn we were visiting in Vermont and there was a card on the door. The card was full of loving thoughts and inside was the sticky note I wrote him 5 years ago with a bag of goldfish asking him to senior prom: “Of all the fish in the sea will you go to prom with me? Check yes / no"

Underneath this old note, that I was so shocked that he even saved, he had written, “Out of all the fish in the sea will you be my wife and marry me?" I opened the door and there he was on one knee with that amazing smile."

They're traveling to paradise for an intimate wedding in Key West in 2018 - what a perfect way to kick off their life together!

A chic winter Boston Public Garden engagement

From the moment they met, Kelly & Jonathan knew there was something extra special about each other. These lovers of Italian food, cuddles, and the great outdoors took a trip to New York City in October, where Jon completely surprised Kelly by proposing in Central Park!

"It's something I replay in my mind almost every night before I go to sleep" says Kelly.

They're getting married next fall outside of Boston, and decided to bundle up in the most fashionable winter attire and adventure around the Boston Public Garden! You would never know, but it was a cool 29 degrees that day with a breeze - but these two rocked their session!