Stephanie & Richard – A Harkness Memorial State Park Wedding

Stephanie and Richard were married on a crisp and beautiful fall morning on the coastline in Connecticut.  I was so excited to see this gorgeous venue and have the chance to explore all it’s photographic opportunities.  The trees were just beginning to change colors and the venue staff and florists did a beautiful job of pulling everything together.  The girls and guys both started the day in a hotel in New London.  From there, we all made the trip to the Harkness Memorial State Park and the girls got into their dresses in one of the mansion’s bedrooms.  I was joined by my good friend Doug Levy who helped me out. Here are some of my favorites from this beautiful wedding:

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Stephanie’s sisters help her getting ready:

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The gorgeous staircase in the mansion:

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Such a beautiful spot for a wedding:

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The ceremony took place in a small garden to the right of the main mansion:

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A stunning spot to be married.

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After the ceremony we took a few moments for some time alone:

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Some of the details from the reception:

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A beautiful first dance in the tent:

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A few speeches from friends:

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Inside the mansion for a candlelit dinner:

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Then back out to the tent for the party!

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These bros are pros.

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To see more from Stephanie and Richard’s beautiful wedding, you can view the slideshow below:

Thank you so much to Stephanie and Richard for including me in their beautiful wedding!  Also, thanks to Doug Levy for his help as well!

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