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Just a peek back at my first year as a Boston film wedding photographer–I traveled all over New England to shoot and I couldn’t have been happier to do so! I so enjoyed seeing the mountains of New Hampshire and the coast of Maine, as well as the sun and sand of Cape Cod. A few favorite venues include the lovely Marianmade Farm, Tuckahoe Plantation, Estate at Moraine Farm, and Chatham Bars Inn. I got to eat delicious food prepared by Trillium Caterers (so good!) and photograph beautiful florals by Emily Carter and Michelle over at Marianmade Farm. I also had the chance to meet and work with Sarah, the wonderful talent behind Daisies and Pearls! A few shots above are from shooting alongside Lisa, Li, and Arielle–making new friends hass been such a delight after last year’s big move to New England. I can’t wait to see where 2015 takes me, and am already looking forward to the lovely families and couples I’ll meet along the way…!

  • January 6, 2015 - 1:47 am

    Julie - Lovely as always! So proud of you, Sarah.ReplyCancel

  • January 6, 2015 - 2:20 pm

    Meredith - Thank you, my friend, for giving us the most wonderful wedding photos we could have ever imagined. We still pinch ourselves every time we see them. We’re so lucky that we had you there alongside us!ReplyCancel

  • January 17, 2015 - 5:33 am

    Natalie Gibbs - Sarah, these are all just so beautiful. Film seems to be a perfect fit for you.ReplyCancel

  • January 18, 2015 - 3:27 pm

    Michele & Andy - <3ReplyCancel

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I’m delighted to share with you a tiny peek at Zach + Katie‘s beautiful autumn Tuckahoe Plantation wedding. Katie is my darling husband’s younger sister, and documenting such a special day for her and our family was such an unbelievable honor! From the beautiful floral design by the folks at Boulevard Flower Garden; the mismatched vintage china dishes that Zach’s dad collected over the past year or so; the elegant Wtoo Emerson gown and Katie’s hair and makeup by Annie Radigan; the DIY chalkboard details and paper flower settings; the outdoor hanging lights at the reception and the amazing music by Big Boss Man; all flawlessly coordinated by Amy over at McBride Events…it was the most perfect fall day, and the loveliest of southern weddings. Not pictured: the amazing Goatocado Food Truck rehearsal dinner, the sweat and hustle from the entire Der family who came to Tuckahoe to set up all the details the day before the wedding, and Katie + Zach’s sure to be amazing wedding video by Two Cents Photography. I’m also so, so thankful to have had the lovely Whitney Neal there to second shoot alongside me! It was truly such a beautiful day and I’m honored to tell this story!

  • January 21, 2015 - 11:14 pm

    Meredith - This looks like one of the sweetest weddings ever! And the photos look like they belong in a magazine – absolutely perfect, my dear!ReplyCancel

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I couldn’t have more excited or humbled or tickled when Meredith (the beautiful talent behind both Meredith Perdue Photography and Map & Menu!) contacted me about photographing her secret fall elopement up in Portland, Maine. She and Michael set the date for November 1st, the anniversary of when they first began dating in college. The two of them got ready in their (absurdly cute) home in South Portland, took some rainy day photos in their backyard, and said “I do” on a grassy overlook where they often take sweet Orvis to play fetch. It was such a special, intimate, meaningful day, and I still get teary thinking about what an honor it was to witness and document! From Meredith and Michael seeing one another for the first time; to Orvis in his bow tie, whining with excitement on the car ride over to the coast; the delicious cookie cake from their neighborhood bakery Scratch Baking Co., as well as the hand lettered marriage certificate by Li over at Fat Orange Cat Studio and the ridiculously pretty Emily Carter Floral Designs bouquet; to finishing up at one of their favorite local restaurants for yummy popcorn and drinks. It was such a beautiful, perfect afternoon…!

  • December 10, 2014 - 7:05 pm

    Arielle - Gah! The tones! So lovely!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 7:07 pm

    Samantha - So beautiful! These images are perfect – we are so happy for our dear friends and you captured it perfectly!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 7:11 pm

    Julia - Love these!!! Wonderful photos, wonderful couple!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 7:12 pm

    Caroline Lima-Benusa - This is the sweetest elopement I’ve ever seen!!!!! Beautiful photos (as usual!)!!!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 7:37 pm

    Darcy - To know them is to love them… Thank you for making us feel like we were there! Beautiful images of such a magical day!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 7:47 pm

    Sarah Goodwin - beautiful couple + adorable pup + lovely photos = perfection These photos make me so happy!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 8:11 pm

    amanda - awwwwwwwwwww!!!! love these!!! they made me all teary eyed! what a special, special day for those two!! beautiful as always sarah!!!! congrats again to the love birds!! <3 and orvis was very stately!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 8:24 pm

    Meredith - You are the best, Sarah. Thank you so much for celebrating alongside us and documenting our happiest day. We will cherish these photos always!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 8:44 pm

    michelle.peele52@gmail.com - my face actually hurt from smiling so much and yet, i had tears in my eyes!
    you did an incredible job with this day and this weather.
    in love with the images…THANK YOU!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 8:45 pm

    MacKenzie - Wow! These are fantastic Sarah! You captured it so perfectly and despite the cold rainy weather I still felt their warmth. Well done you!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 9:20 pm

    Beth - What a beautiful celebration!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2014 - 11:08 pm

    Nancy Ray - I must say, I’ve been waiting for the day these two tied the knot! I couldn’t have imagined a more perfect ceremony than this one. Beautiful job, Mrs. Der, as always.ReplyCancel

  • December 11, 2014 - 5:21 am

    Carolyn - Just beautiful in every way. My heart sings to see these stunning images of Michael & Meredith getting hitched!!! And Orvis just takes the cake!!!ReplyCancel

  • December 11, 2014 - 10:45 pm

    Woodie - Very well done! You captured the day and helped make it special for all.ReplyCancel