Erin and Ryan's Wedding-Saint Clements Castle, Portland, Connecticut

November 16, 2018  •  Leave a Comment


Saint Clements Castle

Portland, Connecticut


Erin and Ryan's wedding was a storybook wedding held one of my favorite venues in Connecticut Saint Clements Castle overlooking the Connecticut River in Portland Connecticut.  Theirs was a perfect wedding day from the weather to the timing and unfolding of each magic moment.  Their wedding started with the guys arriving early to get ready in the bridal suite followed by portraits in and around the courtyard gardens and grounds of the Castle.  Then the girls arrived for their portraits in the bridal suite.  Erin looked so beautiful in her stylish pink wedding dress so perfect for her and the location.  She opened a gift from Ryan and read his letter which was such a touching moment Their outdoor ceremony was so precious overlooking the Connecticut River on a timeless Sunday afternoon in late summer. They processed from the castle to the sound of string quartet and read their personal vows which brought us all to tears.  We had a nice period of time for family, and wedding party photos at the castle as well as some alone time with Erin and Ryan for shots in the courtyard garden and overlooking the river.  The celebration continued with their wedding reception as well as time for portraits to capture the setting sun and night shots to end up their beautiful wedding day. 

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Video can be a great compliment to your photography and this video and blog can give you the chance to see the photography and video aspect of your wedding day.

Below is a video of the wedding done by  Randy Escano.  Randy does a great job on his video work and I shoot with him regularly.  Here is his website.









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Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and you want a photographer who has the skills and experience to capture every precious moment.  I have been formally trained in photography through the New York Institute of Photography and The Wedding School.  I started my career as a landscape and commercial photographer where precision, detail and accuracy were required in every job.  I bring these skills to every wedding assuring you will have a beautiful collection of photographs of your wedding day from beginning to end. Vision, attention, creativity, communication and caring go into every aspect of your wedding.  I was awarded Best of the Knot 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023,  Knot Hall of Fame award and Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 for my hard work, many 5 star reviews and  happy clients.

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