Jessica & Mike’s Falmouth Engagement Session ~ Falmouth Wedding Photographers

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Jessica & Mike met in high school, working at a local restaurant after school. Mike was a senior and Jess was a junior at a nearby high school. The two became fast friends at work, but didn’t start dating until the following year, when Mike headed to college, and the pair has been inseparable ever since.

Now, ten years later and they are planning their Cape Cod wedding for next summer.

“I think we always knew we were always going to make it to marriage and now we are just happy to start our lives together as husband and wife,” they told us.

We first met Jess & Mike a couple of weeks ago in Falmouth. Jessica had been referred to us by a friend of Katie, one of our brides from last summer. Both Katie and her awesome friend, Brooke (love ya Brooke) work for Jessica’s Uncle. And, it was at his house that we met Jessica & Mike. It is always where they will hold their wedding ceremony next summer. Jess & Mike often come to the Cape and stay with family and thought it would be the perfect setting for their engagement session. We couldn’t agree more.

Mother Nature, however, had other ideas and was not playing as nice as she could have been. It was a rather foggy, humid, windy, day…not the best conditions, but we all had fun together despite.

Here are a few of our favorite moments from our time with this sweet couple and their equally sweet fur babies.

Super cute Gunther and his older sis, Mia. Such handsome doggies! Having rescued our own fur baby nearly two years ago, we hold a very special affection for rescue dogs and their owners.

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Happy faces as we try to get the kids to smile for the camera….

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A walk on their favorite beach and a little lovin….does the heart good.

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Happiness is….moments like these, when you’re with the person and poochies you love most.

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Gunther walks much like our Faithy does…at the very end of his leash. Love it!

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After some fun with the doggies, we put them away for a little alone time with our smitten couple. Are they cute or what?

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Too cute!!

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Love the photo of Jess on the right….I feel like her beautiful smile is really radiating from within!

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Mike is crazy about cars…perhaps as crazy for cars as he is for Jessica. So, he asked us if we’d mind taking a couple of photos with his hot rod. Sure…we can do that. Gotta say the foggy day made for some great car lighting!

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A man, his honey and his sweet ride. Mike’s face says it all….

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Love, and kisses and happy soon-to-be-Missus.

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A fun perspective on our lovely couple…

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Such sweetness..

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Jessica & Mike, it was so awesome meeting you both and your cute pooches. Thank you so much for going outside your comfort zone and doing the session with us, particularly since we know the weather wasn’t what we’d all hoped for. Thank you too for choosing us to document this exciting time in your lives. We’re looking forward to meeting your families and friends and being there to document all of the love & joyful celebration that is sure to surround you at your wedding! Until then, we hope you enjoy these photos as much as we enjoyed spending the afternoon/evening with you both! Big hugs, Christine & Andy xo

Rashah & Evan’s Skaket Beach Wedding ~ Orleans Photographers

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Getting to photograph the super sweet and wonderfully intimate Skaket Beach wedding of Rashah & Evan last month was like coming full circle for Andy & me.

Evan is the brother of Dianna, whose wedding we photographed more than 13 years ago…say what?!!!! Seriously, where did the time go?!  Back then, Andy & I were very green as wedding photographers, still shooting film, with just a few weddings under our belts and Dianna & her now husband, David, took a chance on us with their big fat Greek wedding.

We had so much fun together and captured some wonderful moments, but with them living in Virginia and their wedding having taken place in Boston, over the years we’d just lost touch. So, it was such a happy surprise when we got an email from Rashah, all the way from Singapore, and she mentioned that her fiancé, Evan, was Dianna’s sister.

Evan, Dianna, Rashah, Singapore, Cape Cod wedding…..I’ll admit, it took me a few minutes for things to click and me to make the connection, but I eventually got there and happily Evan & Rashah decided to hire us as their photographers. 

They said, “I do!” surrounded by family & closest friends at Skaket Beach in Orleans, just as the sun reached the edge of the horizon. It was a foggy September evening and the air was thick with love…just how we like it!

Here’s a few of our favorite moments from our reunion….and their beautiful oceanside wedding.

Beautiful Rashah and her super sexy wedding dress. Hummuna hummuna!

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I had so much fun photographing this lovely woman! We had some extra time before we needed to go meet Evan, so I suggested doing a few boudoir type photos and Rashah was totally up for it. We had such fun and got some amazing photos…sorry, but those are for Evan’s eyes only. (Something to think about for brides who would like a couple of pretty/sexy pics of themselves on their wedding day….budget the time!!!)

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Love these two images….Evan’s face as he sees Rashah in her wedding dress for the first time…such happiness!! And Rashah’s proud-as-a-peacock spin as she shows her husband-to-be her sexy wedding day look. Such fun!

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Beautiful, happy, lovely people….really enjoyed spending the day with these two!!

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We left the Ocean Edge Resort, where Rashah & Evan were staying and headed to Crosby Landing Beach to meet family & friends for some photos. But, first a little one-on-one time with our happy couple, who waves to family as they arrive…

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During family portraits, flower girls extraordinaire, Olivia and Marina, pose for a quick photo with the blushing bride. Olivia is Dianna’s youngest daughter and Marina is the youngest daughter of Evan’s other sister, Melaina. Love the candid capture of Evan helping Rashah across a rising tidal pool.

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After family photos, we headed to Skaket Beach for the ceremony, but had to wait for another wedding that was finishing up there, so we took a little detour and went to Nauset Beach for some more alone time with our sweet couple.

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Then off to get married….

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Love this photo of Rashah & Evan enjoying the ride and a glass of bubbly…

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Rashah’s very dear friends, Romel & Donna, escorted her down the beachy aisle. Happy faces all around….

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Even from our flower girls, who seemed completely enamored by their beautiful new auntie. A special shout out to David and gang for moving like a Nascar pit crew to get the beach set up for the wedding before the fog chocked out all the light. You guys rocked!

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Olivia making her way to her beautiful momma and adoring uncle. Good job sunshine!!!

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Like her cousin, Marina took her job of scattering petals very seriously….one step at a time. Precious!!

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And then it was time…..Evan’s face says it all! And Rashah’s….happy, happy, happy!!!

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Surrounded in an intimate semi-circle of family & friends, Evan & Rashah commit their hearts and future to one another, and were met with approving smiles all around!

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Melaina’s middle son, and Oliva’s twin brother, Seve, was the perfect ring bearer.

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Evan’s face says he was very, very happy to be putting a ring on it!!

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And with a kiss, our new Mr. & Mrs. were met with cheers and happy applause….so lovely!

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Hugs and happy smiles. This is love!

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Oh, how the love did shine as the sun’s light was nearly gone…sparkle, glitter and love…oh, my!

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Rashah & Evan….thank you so much for allowing us to not only document your incredible, love-filled, wonderful, happy, abundantly joyful wedding day, but for also setting the stage for a much welcomed reunion with your beautiful family! Dianna & David, it was so great seeing you both again and meeting your sweet boos. You too Melaina & John. And, Dorothy & Athan, so great to see you both looking so well and enjoying the fruits of the amazing family you created! We really loved being a part of this wonderful day and hope these photos serve as wonderful reminders for many happy years to come! Rashah & David, please let us know when you guys come back stateside and let’s all stay better connected this time around!

With big hugs & much love, Christine & Andy

Sarah & Keith’s Wychmere Beach Club Wedding ~ Harwich Port Photographers

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Like so many couples today, Sarah & Keith chose to see each other before their ceremony so they could take family and bridal party photos, then attend their cocktail hour and enjoy more of their party. It’s a trend Andy & I are really appreciate.

Sarah had explained to us before her Wychmere Beach Club wedding how important it was for us to capture the moment she and Keith saw each other for the first time. “I’ve sort of been dreaming about this all of my life,” she told us. So, when the moment came, we watched and waited and these two smitten people didn’t disappoint. Their obvious love and affection was written al over their gorgeous faces…and it stayed there all day long!!

We’d become really excited about their wedding after being at their rehearsal dinner the night before at Chatham Bars Inn. There were lots of love-filled speeches, heartfelt hugs and so much affection it was infectious and hard not to want to be a part of it all! So, getting to be there for more of the same on their wedding was such a pleasure.

Here are just a few of some of our favorite moments from their incredible wedding day…

Beautiful Sarah getting last minute makeup touches by the lovely Emanuela Castellano, who traveled from NYC to give Sarah and her gal pals their glamorous wedding day looks. Just love the matching floral PJs Sarah got all her girls to wear as they got ready.

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Keith buttoning up his wedding day look, with a sharp Ferragamo tie and Ralph Lauren suit.

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Some of Sarah’s bridesmaids, Kate, Elizabeth, Kerri & Nicole, chilling out on the sun deck, while Sarah and the rest of the girls finish up with hair & make up.

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Keith & his mates getting dressed. Love how the stuffed shark plays off the color of their ties.

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Sarah and her besties….

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Keith looks over his vows with groomsmen, John & Rob.

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Sarah gets her wedding day look and puts on her stunning Monique Lhullier dress, getting a little help with her Badgley Mischka shoes from super sweet sis, Amanda, while momma Teresa and baby sis, Olivia look on.

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Proud papas Steve & Bruce discuss the best way to fold their pocket squares.

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Taaaa daaaaaa….is she gorgeous or what?! Look out Keith, she’s ready for you!

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Enjoying the beautiful weather and a cold one on the porch….

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Getting a little help from flower girl extraordinaire and niece, Emerson, Sarah heads to see Keith.

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Having fun with the fellas…

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That moment….when the months of planning and years of dreaming meet and you see your beloved for the first time on your wedding day. So much love and happiness!

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Beautiful, happy, lovely people…

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Are they cute or what?

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Friends gather as the ceremony is about to begin…

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Love this perspective as guests start to make their way to their seats and collect their program…

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Friends & family excitedly wait for the ceremony to begin…

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Here they come….led by groomsman, friend and master of ceremonies, Matt, Keith and the groomsmen make their way to the altar, as Sarah’s beautiful momma, Teresa is led by Sarah’s brother, Bruce.

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Keith’s beautiful momma, Pamela, and dad, Steve, lead some of the grandkids/flowergirl/ring bearers down the altar.

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Here comes the bride…much to the joy of the happy groom…

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Not sure whose smiles is bigger, Sarah’s or her sweet dad, Bruce….

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This face….so much love….

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Matt did such an awesome job with the ceremony….lots of love and laughter, the perfect combination for these two wonderful people!

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Let the love shine bright….

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So full of love and so engaging with everyone lucky enough to know her….this photo just sums up Sarah to me!

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Looks like she learned how to love big from these two wonderful, smitten people…

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Fun + love = a really enjoyable ceremony.

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For everyone….

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With this ring I thee wed..

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Happy tears, big smiles and super sweet flower girls = awesomeness!

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Sealed with a kiss…

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Wooo hooooo…the new Mr. & Mrs.

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Some of the beachy details and beautiful flowers by Beach Plum Floral.

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Guests enjoy the sunset and cocktail hour….including lovely Nicole.

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And groomsman Jimmy….Jiiiiiimmmmmyyyy!

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A spectacular finish to a spectacular day. Now, let’s get this party started….

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A tunnel of love for Teresa & Bruce.

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The new Mr. & Mrs……woooooooo hoo!

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Their first dance….fun, flirty and full of love.

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Sarah & Keith soak in all the love-filled words sent their way during the toasts.

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Olivia and her momma have some fun on the dance floor.

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So much love in these two families. Makes the heart warm a few degrees just to see it!

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Get it you two…get it!

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Sarah & Keith, thank you both so much for inviting us to share in such a special time in your lives. We absolutely loved getting to know you both better and meeting your families and friends was such a treat!! We have no doubt you two will live a long, happy life bathed in deep love! We hope you enjoy this sneak peek of a little of that love and joyful celebration that surrounded you both at your Chatham Bars Inn rehearsal dinner and again the next day at your wonderful Wychmere wedding! More to come soon! Big hugs, Christine & Andy xo

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