April & Ryan

April and Ryan got married on one of the most beautiful Saturday’s of this summer.  Somehow they dialed in just the right mix of sun & puffy white clouds, accompanied by a gentle breeze off the water.  Their ceremony and reception, which were held at the Wentworth-by-the-Sea Country Club, were absolutely spectacular.  What was more fun was bumping into two other couples who I’ve worked with, or am going to work with!  I love feeling like I know everyone already.  April and Ryan could not have been more welcoming and as a result we had a blast photographing their wedding.  Here are a couple of my favorites from the day:

The radiant bride got ready at the Sise Inn in downtown Portsmouth, NH.

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I just love the smile on Ryan’s face.  And check out that view!

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Now you know why he was smiling!

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See what I mean about the day?

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April’s bridesmaids were so cute – smiling and whispering throughout the ceremony.

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I just love this picture.  Such real emotions and reactions!  So cute!

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After the ceremony we ducked away to take some more intimate shots (one of which I shared the other day).  I couldn’t resist using the veil – the wind kept playing tricks with it.  These two just fell right into these moments naturally.

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The Wentworth CC is clearly a gorgeous location.

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April and Ryan had a starfish theme which you can see on this simple and elegant cake.

Great moment from the dance floor.

After the dances, we snuck out again quickly to catch a couple of shots as the sun went down.  I was fortunate enough to have been joined by Derrick Morin of Morin Photography, who so graciously helped out for the day.  This one was caught by Derick as I was working the other angle.  Great catch Derrick!

One of my favorites from the day.  Don’t they look good!?!

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As you can see from the series below, April and Ryan are loved by their friends!

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Check out the full slideshow here:

Thanks so much for allowing me to share in your day April and Ryan!

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  • August 5, 2009 - 12:21 pm

    Don Mamone - Another amazing New England wedding. Everything is just gorgeous! Well done Ned!

  • August 5, 2009 - 12:26 pm

    Kate Duval - Great shots, Ned! Wentworth really is beautiful and what an awesome day they had!

  • August 9, 2009 - 10:54 am

    April Romano - We are thrilled with all the photos and really can’t thank you enough! It was a perfect day!

  • August 27, 2009 - 8:14 am

    Ned Jackson Photography Blog » Marinna and Pete – Wedding - […] That was definitely the case for Pete and Marinna’s wedding.  Pete and Marinna were at April and Ryan’s wedding only a few weeks earlier, as were many of their friends.  The reception was held at […]

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