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ViewPoint Hotel Wedding Photographers: Casey & Jessica Ceremony: ViewPoint Hotel, York Maine Reception: Portsmouth Harbor Events Wedding Planner: The Wedding Belle, Leslie Wiseman Officiant: Julie Draper Videographer: Nancy Fleming DJ: Get Down tonight Entertainment, Billy Rears Cake: Jacques Hair: Shear Radiance, Talena & Grace Makeup: Tara Daley Transportation: Regal Limo Ally & Wes were married at the gorgeous ViewPoint Hotel in York, Maine overlooking Nubble Light. Ally was absolutely stunning and Wes was full of smiles (and a few tears) when he saw her walk down the isle. These two are so in love and we had such an amazing day with them. The reception followed at Portsmouth Harbor Events where guests enjoyed dinner and dancing.  

Barn at Flanagan Farm Wedding Evelyn & Jason’s gorgeous Maine destination wedding took place at The Barn at Flanagan Farm in Buxton, Maine. Evelyn & Jason are beyond adorable and I loved hearing the story of how they met as roommates in New York City and their friendship eventually grew into love. Their heartfelt ceremony took place in a grove at the farm and after small group were invited to a Tea Ceremony. This time-honored exchange was created to show respect for the family during which Evelyn & Jason served tea to parents and elders in order of seniority.  After each elder takes a sip, they hand the couple a lai see (a lucky red envelope). All guests were invited back to the barn for dinner & dancing.  Evelyn & Lani (Lani Toscano Designs) did an amazing job with all the gorgeous vintage inspired details. The elaborate tables were decorated with lace, teal glasses, fine china, votives and a beautiful array of flowers. Simply stunning! Congratulations Evelyn & Jason, we loved every minute! XO Wedding Photography: Casey & Jessica Venue: The Barn at Flanagan Farm, Buxton, Maine Wedding Planner: Lani Toscano Designs Florist: Lani Toscano caterer: 111 Maine, Jennifer Banis […]

Lake Shore Village Resort Wedding Shayna & Patrick’s lakeside wedding took place at Lake Shore Village Resort in Weare, NH. The gorgeous ceremony overlooked lake Horace and was filled with laughter & tears. Shayna & Patrick, with the help of Shayna’s sister, pulled of a fabulous bicycle themed wedding full of fun. Patrick works in a bicycle shop and surprised Shayna with a Schwinn Bicycle he had restored from his childhood. It greeted guests with a big welcome sign as they arrived to the ceremony. There was a bicycle with a basket to collect wedding cards, bicycle seating cards, bicycle centerpieces, wine holder, cake stand and the list goes on… I could not have asked for a better couple to spend this beautiful wedding day with. Congratulations Shayna & Patrick and we wish you all the best life has to offer <3 Photographers: Casey & Jessica Venue: Lake Shore Village Resort, Weare, NH Florist: Jacques Flower Shop Cake & Cupcakes: Jacques DJ: Dave Lynch Hair & Makeup Michelle Beuduin Officiant: Geoffrey Defrancis Caterer: Lemays Beef Co.

Moffatt-Ladd House Wedding Photographers: Casey & Jessica Venue: Moffatt-Ladd House, Portsmouth NH Florist: Ambrosia Gardens Caterer: The Blue Mermaid Cupcakes: Cere’s Bakery Officiant: Sean Hale Hair & Makeup: Jen Ensko Rentals: Marshalls Tent & Event Rental DJ: Zeke Stern Quartet: Videri String Quartet What an amazing day with Melissa & Erik!! Their wedding took place at the gorgeous Moffat-Ladd House & Gardens in downtown Portsmouth, NH. Melissa & Erik are pure joy and you can’t help but smile back at them. They’re so kind, so sweet, and so endlessly adorable together. I can honestly say I have not witnessed a more funny bride than Melissa. She has this easy way of making any statement funny and you can tell her family, friends & Erik love this about her. The entire day was full of brilliant light, perfect weather, and utterly charming moments. Congratulations to these two and we wish the the best in all of their future adventures together!  

wentworth wedding photography Wedding Photography: Casey Durgin Photography, Casey & Jessica Wedding Coordinator: Blissful Beginnings, Melanie Voros Venue: Wentworth By The Sea Hotel & Spa Flowers: Flower Kiosk, Betsy Videographer: Hindsight Wedding Films, Bryan & Nikki Band: Soul City Officiant: Andrea Tremblay Hair: Hair that Moves, Lena Makeup: Joya Beauty, Joanne We had such an amazing day with Monique & Armand at their Wentworth By the Sea Wedding. Their relationship started as a friendship and eventually grew into love.  I adore their fun spirit (they love movie quotes), family values and true love for one another.  Their wedding day was perfection from start to finish. Melanie Voros, of Blissful Beginnings, helped Monique & Armand create a wedding day that can best be described as classic elegance. Monique was stunning in her strapless & lace gown and their first look is among my favorites. These two are naturals in froth of the camera!

Wentworth By The Sea Wedding Photography Photographers: Casey & Jessica Reception: Wentworth By The Sea, Newcastle, NH Ceremony: Saint James Church, Portsmouth, NH Florist: Jardiniere Officiant: Deacon Dennis Cake: Jaques DJ: Murray Hill Dj’s Transportation: Great Bay Limo I first had the opportunity to meet Ashley & Marc at Ashley’s sister’s wedding last summer. It was such an honor to work with the McCoys again and I just love their family. Ashley & Marc were married on a gorgeous May day at Saint James Parish in Portsmouth, NH. Ashley was stunning in her Oscar de la Renta gown and I’m sure Marc’s heart skipped a few beats when he saw her walk down the isle. Their son Sebastien was a special part of their celebration and he was absolutely adorable. I was so happy we were able to make the trip to Prescott Park for photos while the trees were in blossom. It made for spectacular photos and of course a gorgeous couple doesn’t hurt either!! The reception was held at Wentworth By the Sea Hotel & Marina in Newcastle, NH where Ashley & Marc danced the night away with loved ones. It was an amazing wedding!!

union bluff meeting house weddings Photographers: Casey & Jessica Ceremony & Reception: Meeting House at Union Bluff Hotel, York, ME Flowers: York Flower Shop DJ: Fred Pappalardo Cake: Kate’s Designer Delights Officiant: Erika Hewitt Hair & Makeup: I Do Spas, Jody Newman Katelyn & Lance’s gorgeous wedding took place at the Union Bluff Meeting House in York, Maine. I had the opportunity to photograph their fall engagement session and get to know this super sweet couple. Katelyn was gorgeous and that smile did not leave her face all day!! They said their I do’s overlooking Short Sands Beach and the day could not have been more lovely. Katelyn & Lance showed off their fun side when they suggested we go across the street to Fun-O-Rama and play some Skeeball:) We had a blast.

Chandler Hovey Park Wedding Photographers: Casey & Jessica Ceremony: Chandler Hovey Park Reception: Colonial Hall at Rockafella’s Florist: Petals, Cyndi Cake: Cakes for Occasions Videographer: Waves Media, David DJ: Sound City Entertainment, Bill Officiant: JP Elizabeth Gemelli Hair & Makeup: Denise Gaudio Transportation: Salem Trolley These two are beyond sweet and the story of how they met always puts a smile on my face. Abby noticed Jeff one day on the train commute to work. She began to look forward to her work commute each and everyday because she new she would see his smiling face. One day the train came to a quick halt and Abby fell into Jeff’s seat. She was beyond embarrassed and could’t look at him the next day. Fortunately Jeff had notice Abby too and initiated conversation. He eventually asked Abby out on a date with her dog Sophie and the rest was history. Abby & Jeff were married at Chandler Hovey Park in Marblehead, MA on a gorgeous spring day. Their vows envoked laughter and tears from friends & family and it could not have been more lovely. The reception followed at Colonial Hall at Rockafella’s in Salem, MA.

Portsmouth NH Sheraton Wedding  Peg and Adam’s sunrise wedding ceremony took place across the street from their gorgeous residence on Rye Beach they refer to as “The White House at Heartstone”. The beach is just a stone’s throw away from their front steps where they admire the gorgeous views year round and can often be seen collecting heart shaped rocks. I could not think of a more romantic and meaningful ceremony location. When I asked why they chose a sunrise ceremony Peg explained, no matter where they were in the world they would plan to call at sunrise and watch together. How sweet is that <3 Later that afternoon they hosted an amazing reception at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, NH where they danced and enjoyed the company of loved ones. Photographer: Casey Durgin Photography Reception: Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel Day of Wedding Planner: Everyday Details, Laurie Mantegari videographer: Epic Filmmakers Florist: Jardiniere Cake: Sheraton Live Music: AJ Edwards DJ: DJ KOZ  

Tea Party Photo Shoot I always say I can photograph anyone else’s kids but my own. My girls see my camera come out and they take off running. Well this year would finally be a different story. Keira (7) & Kyleigh (5) were beyond thrilled when I said we were going to have a tea party photo shoot including cup cakes, flowers and best of all hair & makeup!! What little girl wouldn’t want to be a part of this very special day. Kyleigh and I ran around like mad women all day collecting props for the shoot and we even had time to make our own floral hair wreaths🙂 SO EASY!!! Keira got home from school and immediately came running in the house to put on her fancy dress and have her hair and makeup done by yours truly. We set off to the park and I crossed my fingers the girls would get along and cooperate. As you can see they did just that. Having a fun treat like this makes for a much easier time capturing natural fun images of your children.