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The Beating Heart

This past fall we cruised down to Rehoboth for the wedding celebration of Arianna and Matt. For most of you peeps, we assume attending weddings is all pretty predictable by now. You can bet there will be some flowers, the bride will look stunning, you'll hear a little about the newlyweds and their love story, everyone will get weird on the dance floor later and wham bam its over.

Well this is not to say that Ari and Matt's wedding didn't go down like that, it did...and they throw one hell of a party, but we've been at this wedding video stuff awhile now...so perhaps we're being a little cliche or maybe we're just getting really, incredibly soft as we get older but when we comb through the footage at these weddings we notice that beneath all of that rowdy celebrating is a really unique, genuinely special story about two people falling in love. Wow, that is soft.

This one involving Ari, Matt and their daughter Savannah is exactly that. One unique, genuinely special story about the official beginning of their newly formed family. It's safe to say, these are some very happy people about to make a very happy home and so we congratulate them on that and we warn you to brace yourselves, as this one is sure to tug on some heartstrings. Enjoy! 

A Perfect Match

Everyone has heard the saying that opposites attract, but as our toasters mentioned in the case of Brian and Lindsey they share many similar qualities that make them a perfect pair and they're families both agree, which brings us to St. Joe's Catholic Church in Belmont for the wedding ceremony!

The soon to be newlyweds had a close friend of the family, Father Rene fly in from Pennsylvania to preside. Surrounded by a big gathering of family and friends, Brian and Lindsey said their I do's. 

Next, the bridal party ventured to a nearby state park to take some photos overlooking the Boston skyline, what a view! Then it was onto the Westin for the reception and our bridal party kicked it off with a bang. The newlyweds had their first dance and had their guests join in as well, we dig that. Then it was time for the toasts and between Lindsey's father Dr. Suffredini, the maid of honor, Karen or Brian's brother and best man John, its hard to say who summed up Brian and Lindsey best. They were all slam dunks and we thank them very much for their contributions to this video! 

We hope you enjoy the story of Lindsey and Brian and some unforgettable moments from their wedding day. Congrats to the new Mr & Mrs Sullivan! 

New Beginnings

As many families with multiple children will tell you, the concept of sibling rivalry is as real as it gets! For parents it can pepper in a little stress day to day as brothers and sisters fight over belongings, who controls the car radio or sometimes you get a swift kick in the head for just being in your sisters airspace...but I'm not bitter. So was the case between Joe and his best man and brother, Chris. For Mary and her sisters, things seemed a bit more nurturing, but that doesn't rule out swift kicks, just ask our bride. It's rumored she applied this tactic, but in a more defensive capacity. 

So why all this talk about siblings? Well, because during the toasts, Chris and Meghan both pointed out the ways in which siblings, sooner or later go from worthy adversaries to trusted confidants and life long friends..and we'd be lying if we didn't get a little choked up about it, pre and post editing.

Speaking of edits, here's a collection of great moments from the wedding and Mary and Joe and one thing is for sure while we were browsing through all the footage, this is a tight group of people who really care about each other. Get ready for some feel good moments, we hope you enjoy and congrats to the new Mr & Mrs Ponte and their new beginning! 

Local Love

To steal a line from Colleen, the Maid of Honor...after 9 years, 3 1/2 Proms, 4 graduations, 1 engagement and now 1 marriage it's official, Jenna and Mike are husband and wife!

Not sure what it was, it could have been the giant melrose flag waving proudly, Mike's replica birthday cake of that famous Lahiff family Volvo or the tons and tons of familiar faces but this one had a real hometown feel for us, we just can't put a finger on it. In any case, we've come to a conclusion and apologies in advance, this statement definitely comes with bias:  Melrose people are the best. 

We are thrilled to show you some unforgettable moments from Jenna and Mike's wedding day and we know Mike is especially happy to have some video evidence of a time when his hips were young enough to get weird on the dance floor. Although something tells us he's got plenty of years left in those legs and he can always rest easy having nurse Jenna at his side....to take him to the emergency room. Congrats to the newlyweds! 

She's The Judge

Ladies and Gents believe us when we say nothing...NOTHING can prepare you for Danielle, Steve and their family and friends. They are a forceful tidal wave of fun that sweeps you up, rolls you around and spits you out on the shoreline somewhere, barely breathing... okay that's a little dramatic but you get the point! From the moment we met up with them you could really feel the energy and excitement family and friends had for each other and were thrilled to witness Danielle and Steve tie the knot, and that they did!

After the Ceremony the newlyweds traveled to the Ipswich Country Club to celebrate and yes, they knew how. From the incredible bridal party entrances to last dance of the night the Danielle, Steve and the rest of the gang enjoyed non - stop laughs, a lot of hugs and seriously showcased the moves on the dance floor. This crew really made us feel welcome and we feel very fortunate to have been a part of their wedding day. Enjoy the highlights and congrats to Danielle and Steve!!   

Ashley & Jon

To steal a line from Justin, the best man...We're pleased to bring you the wedding celebration of two fine young people who have very nice teeth, Ashley and Jon! Yes, our bride and groom first met at Tufts School of Dental Medicine and this past fall, surrounded by family and friends the pair tied the knot! 

After the ceremony our newlyweds spent the evening at the Danversport Yacht Club. It was a perfect night to be by the water and the bridal party along with guests enjoyed the sunset and a couple cocktails before heading in to the ballroom for the main event. 

The reception kick off with some show stopping entrances from the bridal party. They really showcased the moves! I believe there was a canoe involved, or a paddle board? Then Ashley and Jon came in and the place went bananas! The newlyweds went right into their first dance, it was one of our favorites this year for sure. You could feel the love! Not to be outdone by the cake cutting, also one of our favorites this year.

Now, everyone please take note. In a brilliant move, Jon wrapped the garter around a mini-football and gave us a real Brady-esque three step drop and put it on the money and all grooms should learn this lesson, the garter is impossible to throw otherwise.  

We had a blast capturing some great moments with Ashley, John and a couple familiar faces that we were happy to see again. We hope you enjoy the highlights and congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Pinette! 

The A-Team Matrimony

The Lord and Timmons families and friends gathered in Plymouth this past fall for the wedding celebration of Allison and Austin at Waverly Oaks Country Club.  It was a perfect day for an outdoor ceremony and all seats were taken to hear the story of how Allison and Austin had gotten to know each other and over time formed an inseparable bond, now know as...yes, the A-Team! It really is a great story. Soon after, Allison and Austin said their I do's and were officially declared husband and wife. 

After a very lively photo session, the groomsmen showed off their putting skills while the newlyweds took in the sunset. Then it was time for the reception which kicked off with a some awesome bridal party entrances and an intimate first dance. Then came toasts from the best man and maid of honor, both of which were outstanding. 

We took a quick siesta between the formal activities and when we came back in the room, something had happened...These docile, classy, well mannered folks had turned into rowdy, towel waving, party animals! It must have been the wine on the table or maybe that's just what happens when the A-Team lets loose! Either way, we were all about it!

We have lots of great moments to show you from Allison and Austins wedding day. We hope you enjoy the highlights. Congrats to the newlyweds!   

Adam & Kaytea's Newport Wedding

As a lot of New Englander's are aware Newport has been a great spot for wedding celebrations for years and years and in the fall there's a lot of celebrating going on, and of course everyone knows that there is celebrating and then there. is. CELEBRATING. 

The wedding celebration of Adam and Kaytea was the latter. Amidst non-stop smiles a couple cheesy one liners, some inside jokes and an incredible Hollywood soundtrack our couple tied the knot...and that was just the ceremony. 

From then on, the newlyweds and their wild friends and family really let it hang loose. We literally have too much golden footage from the dance floor, some clips are more or less appropriate than others. We'll cut to the chase, these people were freaking crazy in the BEST way. This wedding was a blast and we're so amped we were there to capture some borderline inappropriately awesome moments for them.

We hope you enjoy the highlights and no, we will not be releasing anymore footage. You'll have to track down our newlyweds for more. Congrats to the new Mr. and Mrs. Dion! 

Annalisa & Travis's Hilltop Wedding

The Giguere and Webb families trekked out to Spencer in central massachusetts for the wedding celebration of Annalisa and Travis and if you're about to watch this video and are wondering what to expect, prepare for FUN! 

From the moment we first saw Annalisa and Travis together we immediately noticed how comfortable they were in each others presence. These two really let loose and have fun together and we dig it.

We hope you enjoy the highlights. Congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Webb and we wish you well in all your future adventures together!

 

 

The Recipe Of Love

We're back on the Cape to celebrate the wedding of our new favorite west coast imports slash east coast export's, Amber and Brian! This vocally and musically inclined pair got hitched this past fall at the historical Overbrook House in Bourne. This was our second time at the retreat and our first time meeting the bride and groom face to face as they've been kicking it on the west coast for awhile, though Brian assures me he's still a rabid New England sports fan, and who wouldn't be?!

The wedding day kicked off with both the bride and groom and their respective wolfpacks hanging out in the big house to get ready. They took full advantage of the space and put a personal touch on the living room that we thought was pretty cool. As Amber and the ladies prepared with a champagne toast upstairs, Brian and the men were having a quick jam session in the living room that pretty much set the tone for all the awesomeness to come.

We had a real storybook kind of setting for the first look in the woods with the sun breaking through the canopy. As Amber approached Brian we half expected little cartoon animals to start popping out from behind tree trunks and bushes.

The ceremony was as awesome as the first look and we're wondering who we should be thanking for the cleanest audio source we've ever had. It shouldn't really have come as too much of a surprise, however given our bride and grooms experience on the mic. 

After some cocktails the newlyweds and their guests retired under the tent for a little shade, food and some great toasts by some close friends. Brian told us the story of his courtship of Amber, which came with advice for young Matthew to consider later in life. Good advice. 

As if things hadn't gone well enough, the wedding party entrances, first dance and parent dances were outstanding! Not to mention a touching vocal performance by Amber for Brian. We dug it! 

Easily said, this couple are the cats pajamas. We had a great time capturing their wedding day and getting to know them and their wild, crazy, awesome friends and family. We hope you enjoy the highlights and a big congratulations to the new Mr. and Mrs. Packer!!!! 

The Love Birds

Its not very often that we have an opportunity to say this up in the northeast so we were thrilled to be in Newport RI this August to witness some true blue Kansas Jayhawk love between Alex and Liz!

These love birds have seemingly traveled everywhere together.  From Kansas to a trip abroad in Italy, and moves to Chicago and Boston Alex and Liz have forged an inseparable bond over the past seven years. Each has had struggles and challenges in their lives and with the support of one another and family and friends, they have continued moving forward seeking new adventures together.

We were really impressed by these two. They're high energy! We had a blast capturing some unforgettable moments on their wedding day. We hope you enjoy the highlights. Congratulations to Alex and Liz and we wish you well with all of your adventures to come! 

Emily & Dan's Rockport Wedding

The Cuthberston and Stockbridge families trekked up to Rockport, Maine for the wedding celebration of Emily and Dan. The weekend kicked off with a Lobster bake by the sea on Friday night where friends and family could relax a bit after a long journey up north before the real party started on Saturday. 

Now, having a wedding planner definitely has its perks, especially when it comes to having a wedding at a unique location like the Rockport Marine Park and Simeral & Co. had some great ideas. Emily and her bridesmaids got ready at the Pascal Art Gallery across the street, it was such a cool setting and we certainly appreciated the open space! Down the road, Dan and the Groomsmen got ready at the country club and sported some awesome blue jackets. 

It was a PERFECT day by the water and despite some wind gusts Jeff was able to get the drone up in the air for some great scenic shots of the area. The ceremony went very smooth and Emily showed off her multitasking skills by saying her I do's while collecting bees in the netting of her dress (I'm sure there's a technical term for that part of the garment but we're clueless)!

The Reception began under the biggest and swankiest tent we had ever seen, good looks Sperry Tents! We had already seen Emily's multitasking but we soon learned that Dan had some tircks up his sleeve as well as he led his new bride in a first dance routine that was crazy good. These two are some smooth operators! Afterward, Mr. Cuthbertson, Emily's sister and Dan's brothers had some kind words and some sound advice for the newlyweds. Well done everyone! 

From then on, the Engagements did what they do best and everyone was out on the dance floor going bananas. Special shout out to whoever played air guitar with her leg, we loved that! Its such a pleasure to be around really nice, genuine people and our newlyweds and their friends and family were exactly that. We hope you enjoy the highlights and in case you missed it, catch their wedding preview below. Congrats to Emily and Dan! 

The Great Lakes

Way up in the mountains of Jackson NH, the Yazicioglu and Lake families and friends packed the Wentworth Inn for the wedding weekend celebration of Hale and Mike. This was a hotel takeover, from the lobby to the breakfast buffet, there was a little touch of the bride and groom in every room. 

The day kicked off with a great first look with Hale and Mike and we had it covered from all angles! Afterwards we took a quick drive up to Carter Notch for some photos near the falls and we had Jeff along to capture some stunning aerial shots, and he did!

Due to mother nature, the ceremony was held in the town hall. An old friend of Mike and Hale's and former Governor of Massachusetts, Mike Dukakis presided over the ceremony. After some very meaningful words, some touching vows and a couple of jokes form the Governor, Hale and Mike sealed their vows with a kiss.

The fun continued at the reception in the tent with an awesome first dance from the newlyweds. After some great toasts by family and friends, the cake was rolled out, hand decorated by the groom! Well done Mike, it looked awesome. The reception continued late into the night and these guys partied all night. 

It was such a pleasure spending time with Hale and Mike. These are real, genuine, people and really made us feel a part of the celebration. Here are the highlights! Don't forget to check out the wedding preview below in case you missed it. Congrats to Hale and Mike! 

Mina & Marie's Boston Harbor Wedding

I think anyone can agree that brain surgery is some very serious business. You don't want just anyone poking around in your noggin, luckily we've just run into two of them that are about to tie the knot and lets just say we really dig their bedside manner. 

After a really funny gift exchange between our couple, the Safain and Roguski families gathered at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross to witness Mina and Marie say their I do's...and they did. Next the newlyweds and their bridal party headed over to the common for some photos and ran into a lot of wildlife. Back at the Boston Harbor Hotel, their guests enjoyed cocktail hour with a sweet view of the harbor and luckily our couple was able to join them for a few.

The reception kicked off with a bang thanks to Mina and Marie who floored us with some killer dance moves. The toasts from family and friends were all so good we used a little bit from everyone for this highlight. Afterward, Mina and Marie executed a minor cake procedure that was looked like it was getting a little hairy, but rest assured the surgical team had it under control and no cakes were harmed, well sort of. The rest of the night was a non-stop dance party, it was wild! 

So remember, if you're in the market for a couple surgeons that have a direct line to your funny bone and our nothing short of spectacular people, look up Mina and Marie. We had a such a great time capturing their wedding day and we hope you enjoy the highlights! 

Greg + Ash & The Perfect Storm

It started off like any Saturday in July for the wedding celebration of Ashley and Greg. The Assenzo and Gallugi families and friends traveled out to the Barn at Gibbet Hill in Groton to witness and show their support, and they were in for a treat.

We started off with an awesome first look with our soon to be married couple followed by photo's, some candid, some not so candid and a couple that broke the fourth wall, ahem...Greg! 

The ceremony was short and sweet and good thing, because on came a random microburst that rolled through the countryside, swallowing up a couple telephone poles and knocking out power to the surrounding area. Sooo, things were a little dark indoors. 

But as our Maid of Honor Caroline said, all you need is love...right? Yes, Caroline and we saw a lot of it. Not just from our newlyweds, but from family and friends that wiped away some tears and totally rallied to make Ashley and Greg's wedding truly unforgettable. 

We're happy to share some of the highlights with you. Hope you and enjoy and congrats to our newlyweds Ashley and Greg for weathering the storm!

Cheer's to the Martini's

On a beautiful weekend in July, we cruised down the cape to catch up with the Bobadilla and Martini families celebrating the wedding of Julissa and Mike. The couple rented out a sweet pad of the weekend and we started off there to grab some shots of them getting ready. 

Soon after the trolley pulled up and Mike and the guys headed to the church down in Chatham to make it official. As aways, downtown Chatham was bustling with vacationers and they whipped out their smartphones to snap a few pics of the bride as she walked in the church. 

As you’ll see, the ceremony had a couple minor flaws and Mike was quick with the jokes and had the whole crowd laughing, including us. One ring fumble, then recovery later Julissa and Mike the knot! 

Afterwards it was off the the Wychmere Beach Club for the reception and the bridal party did not disappoint as they entered the ballroom, what moves! After an acrobatic first dance, the newlyweds sat to listen to some heartfelt words from the father of the bride and best man, not to be outdone by a hilarious slideshow  presented by the maid’s of honor.

Then the real fun began. We though the bridal party could dance so we should have known their friends and family were as skilled as they were! Think we learned a couple new ones… 

We had such a great time capturing Mike and Julissa’s wedding day. We hope you enjoy the highlights! 

The Adventures Of Jack + Lauren

On a temperate day on the Cohasset coastline the Beuke and Carroll families gathered at St. Anthony’s for the wedding celebration of Jack and Lauren. The church was packed as Jack’s old buddy from college, Father Chris led the liturgy and added some wise words and well wishes for the bride and groom. Jack and Lauren spoke their vows and then they sped off in a classic Mercedes into the sunset! Well, sort of. 

We caught up with the newlyweds later at the Atlantica in Cohasset for the reception. Lauren’s father shared some stories of a few excursions that the family had with Jack and Lauren. Apparently Lauren’s a little tough to keep up with on the slopes! Afterwards, Lauren’s sisters, her friend Meg and Jack’s brother got up to share some more entertaining stories about the newlyweds as well. 

After the formalities, it was pedal to the metal for the newlyweds and they’re wild guests as they kept the dancing going allll night long! We had a great time hanging out with this awesome group of people and we were fortunate to work with the planners at Simeral & Co. again who really helped make the day a huge success. We hope you enjoy the preview and congrats to Jack and Lauren!

To Have and to Holak

We're back at the Lakeview Pavilion and its sporting a fresh new look! Seriously, we think the paint was still drying. It was a perfect day by the lake for Chris and Nicole, but first the pair headed to St. Mary's where friends and family packed the church to witness the newlyweds officially tie the knot.

Fast forward to cocktail hour at the Pavilion where the guests lounged by the lake to enjoy the view. Afterwards, the reception kick off with some show stopping entrances from the bridal party! They really showcased the moves. Of course, there were some usual suspects among them, so not too surprising, but impressive for sure.  

Then it was time for the main event as the newlyweds shared an intimate first dance followed by a really touching mother daughter dance with Nicole, her mother and her two sisters. From there, well..it was TURNT! 

We had a blast capturing some great moments with Chris, Nicole and some very familiar faces that we were happy to see again. We hope you enjoy the highlights and congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Holak! 

 

Fun, Love & The Bradley's

 

It was clear blue day for Elise & Colin’s wedding celebration up in Haverhill this past June and FUN was in the air.

The Bradley and Powers families packed the Sacred Heart Parish for the ceremony and although a wedding ceremony generally speaking is very serious business, this one had more than its fair share of laughs. If you know Colin and Elise, then you know why.

The reception was hosted by DJ Wild Bill and kicked off with some great entrances from the bridal party. Then, the bride and groom brought the noise! 

Colin’s brother and Elise’s sister kept the laughs going with some great toasts and from then on it was a non-stop party. Safe to say this was a fun one. We’re excited to share the highlights! Congratulations to the new Mr. & Mrs. Bradley!