Summer in New England can be many things – from long lazy days at the beach to steamy hot bad hair days. And one of the best days of June came on the day Aprille and David got married.
I first met Aprille last October. I decided to photograph her when she picked out her wedding dress in November. She knew it was “the one” the moment she slipped into the gown. You could just tell.
Once the snow, clouds and rain finally cleared out in April, I met Aprille and David down in Jamestown, Rhode Island at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park. In true ‘guy’ fashion, David wondered what we were going to do for two hours for their engagement shoot. But it didn’t take him long to light up in front of the camera.
Then their love for each other shined as bright as the sun setting over the ocean and atop the rocky cliffs of Beavertail. This park holds a special place in my heart – my husband and I had our first date there, and that’s where he asked me to marry him. Bruce was also Aprille and David’s wedding videographer.
Finally, the wedding day arrives…
I absolutely love photographing the brides and all her girls getting ready for the big day. I can best describe it as a cocktail of orderly chaos, nervous excitement mixed with lots of giggles. By the way, check out the amazing color themes Aprille picked out for her bridesmaids. The mix of orange and yellow is exciting, and all the girls were decked out in amazing silver stiletto heels to finish off the look.
The hour long Filipino-Catholic wedding ceremony brought tears to everyone’s faces – the moms, of course, as well as the many, many godparents of the bride and groom.
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Then it was off to Roger Williams Park and Zoo. Rhode Island has very many picturesque places. Roger Williams Park has something for everyone and is probably one of the best maintained parks in the state. That’s why it’s such a popular place for wedding photos.