Michelle and Erik's Wedding-Tunxis Country Club, Farmington Connecticut

October 23, 2021  •  Leave a Comment


Tunxis Country Club, Farmington, Connecticut



Michelle and Erik's wedding took on a nature inspired theme and Tunxis Country Club was the perfect match for their wedding in the pine trees that surround the venue.   Their wedding took place in October so you will notice the autumn inspired colors in the flowers and bridesmaid's dresses.  Their wedding reception took on many autumn inspired decor including a pie bar and decorations as you will see.  So let's start off the wedding day with getting ready photos of Erik and his groomsmen getting ready at a nearby Farmington, Hotel  Their cinnamon colored ties complimented the bridesmaids cinnamon colored dresses as you will see later.  

I went next to the bridal suite at the Tunix Country Club for getting ready photos of Michelle and her bridesmaids.  Michelle's champagne colored dress and lace texture fit in so perfect for her wedding theme.  Her mom and sister were there to help with the getting ready photos.  
After their getting ready photos,  I photographed their first look.  The fall colors were just starting to come out and added beautiful touches of colors to many of their photos.  After their first look I did portraits of Michelle and Erik followed by bridal party and family photos.  We were able to have all these completed before the ceremony which provided a nice relaxed morning with lots of photos.

Next came their wedding ceremony in the pavilion at Tunxis.  The venue staff opened the sides of the pavilion so that half the ceremony was outside and the other half indoors.  This made for a warmer ceremony experience for the guests at the same time taking advantage of the beautiful ceremony setting in the forest which the bride groom and wedding party could be under.  

We took a little time at the beginning of the cocktail hour to get a few more photos of the bride, groom and bridal party in the pine trees.  Michelle's bridesmaid's looked so great with cinnamon dresses and white stoles.  The flowers were incredible by the Harwington Florist.  Simply incredible!!  

Next came their wonderful reception in the pavilion.  It started off their first dance followed by toasts then dinner and dancing.  They had a wonderful pie bar with every type of imaginable pie.  Following that was a parent dance with Michelle and her dad followed by a shoe game and lots of great time on the dance floor.  We took a little time to do outdoor night photos which was fun too. 




It was a fantastic wedding day.  I wanted to thank Michelle for her smile, laughs and love which made the day so special.  Thanks to Erik for being supportive all day.  To a wonderful wedding party and family and special thanks to the vendors below for an outstanding job.


Adding a videographer to your wedding day can be a great addition and capture the many beautiful moments of your wedding day in a different way than photography.  They make a great compliment to each other.  I work with a large number of different videographers to provide you with a wide array of packages, prices and services.  Feel free to contact me for more information.


One of the videographers I recommend is David Ladin of RI Video Pro,  https://www.rivideopro.com/
Above is a highlight video he created for Michelle and Erik's wedding.  


List of the other vendors that made for this fantastic wedding 


Venue: Tunxis Country Club


Florist:  The Harwinton Florist  


Make Up:  PG Beauty Bar









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Meet John

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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