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Elegant Portsmouth Wedding: James & Rebecca

Rebecca & James chose to wed in Portsmouth and also chose to wed on November 1st, 2014 for a couple different reasons. First, they love the charm of Portsmouth and the character of the restaurant Mombo, and then they chose their date because that was the day that they got engaged in 2013! So sweet! Rebecca and James got ready at the Portsmouth Sheraton with friends and family and had a sweet first look moment right in front of the Sheraton’s grand windows. We then hopped into my car to take some portraits on the historic streets of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. These to were so great as a faint rain tried to alter our plans. These two rolled with it, and then opted to do family and bridal party photos back inside the Sheraton so they could escape the November chill for a bit. Next it was time to head to the classic old North Church of Portsmouth right in the center of downtown Portsmouth. What a beautiful church, and they had such lovely ceremony! After their “I Do’s” Rebecca and James headed out of the church, and realized they had some extra time before their reception. So they grabbed their maid of honor and best man and headed to RiRa’s, a pub right across the street from the church for a quick drink! How cool is that?! To be so spontaneous on your wedding day, and just take a few moments for themselves. We loved it and rolled with it. After their special little drink we did a quick dusk portrait by the water and then it was time to head to Mombo, an amazingly yummy restaurant that was hosting their wedding reception. It is quaint, cozy, and full of so much charm with their wood beam ceilings! As it was getting chillier and raining harder outside, everyone was jolly and warm inside with friends and family. Wonderful toasts were given, dances were danced, and most important to Rebecca and James was spending time with every person that came for their special day. Congrats you two, what an awesome and unique day, we loved it!
Photographed by Anne Skidmore of Anne Skidmore Photography

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Main Photographer: Anne Skidmore

Second Shooter: Jordan Luciano

Wedding Coordinator:  The Wedding Belle

Florist:  The Flower Kiosk

Getting Ready: Sheraton Hotel, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Ceremony: North Church of Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Reception Location: Mombo Restaurant, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

DJ: Get Down Tonight Entertainment

Catering: Mombo Restaurant, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Hair & Makeup:  Salon Sabeha

Wedding Desserts: Mombo Restaurant, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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Intimate Mountain View Grand Wedding: Kevin & Caitlin

The second weekend in October was just filled with beautiful weather and also weddings at the Mountain View Grand for us! Kevin and Caitlin had an intimate wedding at the Mountain View Grand with twenty two of their nearest and dearest surrounding them. Who helped make their wedding day come together so flawlessly? The wonderful wedding coordinator, Katie Moore! Caitlin got ready with the assistance of her sister, niece, friend and mother with her. They helped her into her beautiful Justin Alexander dress while Kevin’s friends helped him tie his tie the best they could for his wedding day. Everyone gathered at the Waterfall Terrace for the ceremony. They had a sweet ceremony, and Caitlin’s niece was just so adorable all day in her pink dress! After they sealed it with a kiss we took a great group photo of everyone that was there and then headed off to do family, bridal party and then their newlywed portraits. What a fall day it was! The sun was shining, the fall colors were exploding and the mountains were just beaming! After portraits their celebration continued in the quaint Mountain View Grand Club House. There were toasts, yummy food, cake, dancing and we even took a few more portraits at dusk! Thank you Kevin and Caitlin, I loved capturing your lovely fall wedding day at the Mountain View Grand!
Photographed by Anne Skidmore

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Wedding Coordinator: Katie Moore Weddings

Ceremony:  Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Reception Location: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

DJ:  Donovan Fauvelle

Catering: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Florist: Cherry Blossom Floral Design

Wedding  Dress:  Justin Alexander

Wedding Cake: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa