Friday, October 30, 2009

Jon + Elizabeth {A Boston Wedding}

I first started communicating with Elizabeth almost a year before her wedding. She was looking for a distinctive look in her wedding film and was having trouble finding it locally. We must have exchanged 25 emails before her and Jon decided to take a leap of faith and put their trust into our hands for the big day.

Well, if that isn't pressure, I don't know what is, but I must say that I have yet to meet a more gracious and hospitable couple. It is so ironic that we only had to fly across the country to find them :-) When we first met with Elizabeth to go over the day's events, she was so easy to work with and she even gave us the quick nickel tour of our surroundings. . . . and when you are in Boston, you'll take anything you can get! Every building, every street, every crevice in Boston has a story. . .

Jon + Elizabeth were married in the heart of Boston, which gave them the opportunity to have their portraits taken in front of a 500 foot long reflection pond and the stunning architecture of the Church of Christian Science Headquarters (Home of the Christian Science Monitor). The scenery was jaw dropping and needless to say, our minds were running a million miles an hour with ways to shoot this one.

A couple of other fun details, Jon is an enormous Red Sox fan, of course, if you hang out in Boston long enough (and you don't originate from New York), I'm not sure how you couldn't be a Red Sox fan. So we added a few fun "sox" touches to this highlight, including iconic Fenway Park. Also, the two exchanged gifts before the ceremony. Jon coughed up the coins for a beautiful Tiffany's solitaire pendant necklace and well, Elizabeth. . . . . . she gave Jon a "for his eyes only" kind of gift (Had to promise we would shoot him opening it in silouette :-).

It was a shame we only had the opportunity to spend a few short hours with Jon + Elizabeth, but it was time well spent and we feel honored to have had the opportunity to fly over 3000 miles to document such a wonderful wedding.

A quick shout out to Catherine from Catherine Morris Photography. What fun to work with and if you are looking for a photograher in the New Hamshire area, she gets our vote for sure! She is coming out to California in February and we hope to meet up at that point to catch up!

So with much love from one coast to the other, here is Jon + Elizabeth.

Enjoy! :-)
-Steve


1 comment:

Elizabeth said...

Steve, Jon and I can't even begin to thank you enough. I am completely blown away. We can't wait to see the rest, and I know we will treasure this forever. We always say to each other that hiring you was one of the best choices we made for the wedding...thank you so so so much.

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