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Kate and Jan

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It was truly a storybook wedding for Kate and Jan, who were married August 10 at Shelburne Farms, at the home of Kate’s dad and step mom. The sun was shining, cello music filled the air (talented friends of the bridal couple) and guests were greeted with cold lemonade as they made their way to the ceremony site facing Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. Even some ducklings paddled in to watch the event.

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Both Kate and Jan are concert violinists living in Los Angeles, and many of their musician friends flew to Vermont to be part of the celebration. On top of that, Jan is from the Netherlands so his best man, his sister and her husband had to hop the pond to get here! So, needless to say, it was an eclectic group of talented and fascinating people in attendance.

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Still, the most important guest at the wedding was Kate and Jan’s love child, a 9-lb Chihuahua/Jack Russell rescue with a very big personality!

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Dutch wedding trivia: the first bridal shower took place in Holland in the 16th century. When a father would not produce a dowry to recognize his daughter’s engagement, villagers got together and showered the couple with gifts to help them set up housekeeping.

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I wish I had the opportunity to spend more time with Kate and Jan prior to their celebration. I only met them two days prior to the wedding, where we snuck in a small E session, just so I could get a feel for how best to photograph them. Of course, they are both gorgeous, so it really wasn’t hard to capture their beauty, both separately and together!

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I’m not sure what’s prettier- the bride or the staircase!
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Picture Perfect setting…
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What a stunning couple!!!
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It was a beautiful ceremony (though a bit bright!) and I love when an “international” wedding includes some element or tradition in the wedding that comes from the other country. For Kate and Jan, this was a wine-drinking custom at the end of the ceremony, introduced by Jan’s sister (though I’m still not clear of the significance, Jan and Kate seemed to enjoy it!).

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

A joyous and love-filled reception followed the ceremony, with yummy food by Catering by Dale and rockin’ music provided by Daren Cassani from Top Hat Entertainment. Of course, there were also wonderful performances by several of the talented classical musicians. Why not? I had a “team” of almost 20 photographers shoot my wedding, all friends in the business who wanted to do for me what they did best!

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Loads of smiles.
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Lots of hugs.
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Friends.
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Family.
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Words really can’t do this wedding justice, so I invite you to sit back for the next 8 minutes, listen to some gorgeous music and watch this slideshow that recaps what a wonderful and memorable day it was for all. (music: “Beethoven’s 5 Secrets” performed by The Piano Guys and Sara Bareilles singing “I choose You” off her latest amazing disc “The Blessed Unrest”)
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If you’d like to see all 1500plus pictures from Kate and Jan’s celebration, please click HERE (and make sure that you have the FULL GALLERY password from the bridal couple!)

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Your hard working photographers, Karen (me) and my UBER TALENTED second photographer, Jennifer Kiewet, get on the other side of the lens, while Kate’s (step) mother Kyla takes control of the camera!

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

Katie and Lauren’s Weddiing!

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer
Lauren and Katie, married last month at the OLD LANTERN in Charlotte, are so cute together that they should have their own UNI-NAME-like “Branjelina” and “Beniffer”. I hereby dubb them “Katren” (or maybe “Lautie”)

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One of my favorite parts of a wedding, is when the couple gets that first look at each other in their bridal clothes. Whether each has seen their partner’s outfit before that day or not, it’s a WHOLE different thing to view it ON their betrothed and ON the wedding day!

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Katie wore a gorgeous strapless champagne-colored gown and completed the look with fun and unconventional accessories– Her basketball-themed shoes were custom made TOMS (an homage to Lauren), her bouquet of white roses was made from wood (as were all of the other bouquets and boutonnieres) and her purse was, if you can believe it, a Rubber Chicken! So perfect, and SO Katie!

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Lauren looked sharp in her black slacks and vest over a champagne blouse, but the most special part of her outfit was a pin made by Katie, showing a picture of Lauren’s deceased mother. And when Katie gave this to Lauren, the tears started flowing (from me, too!)

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There were so many wonderful little touches, from the candy table to all of cute banners hanging to the personalized menu board and seating chart. It filled the room with warmth and charm.

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OK, this was too funny…

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The ceremony, officiated by JP Greg Trulson, had special significance, as the wedding came just 2 days after the Supreme Court ruled to overturn DOMA. So, for Katie and Lauren, their wedding would not only be legal in Vermont but will also be recognized on a federal level!! Wahoo!!!!!!

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

The reception was F-U-N!!! Everyone had such a great time, the food was amazing (thank you Chef Roland Gaujac!!!!), and there was so much joy and laughter, that if its essence could just be bottled, it could bring peace to the middle east!

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Yum? Hmmm…
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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

Oh, you just never know where that wedding Gnome will show up next…

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Yup, we love our “mobile photo booth”:

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I had so much fun shooting this wedding with Jennifer Kiewit, my awesome co-pilot: so much so, that it has taken me over two weeks to get through all of our pictures and edit the album down to a somewhat manageable number. It also made creating a slideshow difficult, because I couldn’t decide what to use and whether to highlight the dozens of sweet and lovely moments or to concentrate on the often comical and outrageous stuff going on throughout the day. Since everyone knows I am a sentimental mush ball, it’s an easy guess which way I leaned… so, Here is a tribute to Katie and Lauren’s wonderful celebration, to the Tracy Chapman soundtrack, “The Promise.” :

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If you’d like to see all of the 1100+ pictures from Katie and Lauren’s wedding, please click HERE, but you will need to get the secret password from the couple in order to enter the gallery.

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And, YES, this is a real, honest to goodness rainbow- totally appropriate for their wedding day– and Lauren and Katie were not Photoshopped into the picture! Mazel Tov, you two!!! xoxo

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The photo staff hard at work:
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Lisa and Peter’s Mountain Meadows Wedding

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

Lisa and Peter got married last month at Mountain Meadows Lodge in Killington. I have blogged about this wonderful venue before, as it is the home of Alice, the huge Pot Bellied who struts around the property like she owns the place. Alice and her farm friends usually entertain wedding guests during the cocktail hour, milling about, looking for appetizers that might have fallen to the ground.

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Since it was a wet and mostly rainy day (As was every Saturday in June this summer!), the cocktail hour was held indoors and the animals weren’t allowed. But, it didn’t keep Lisa and Peter inside all day, and we had a wonderful romantic portrait session around the grounds both before the ceremony and later in the day.

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer
This was an intimate wedding of under 30 guests, made up of immediate family and a few close friends. It was the second time around for both Lisa and Peter, and their children were thrilled to see their parents find YOUNG LOVE in middle age. Along with their kids were also Lisa’s parents and her grand daughter, making the wedding a 4-generational celebration!

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

The ceremony was held under the tent, last just long enough for the couples to exchange vows, rings and and a big kiss. Then it was champagne toasts and a family-style dinner. Both the bride and the groom had their own cake, and the groom’s was paired with a beautiful tawny port.

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After their destination wedding in Vermont, Lisa and Peter were heading home to Bermuda (where Vermonters would go for their destination weddings). But before going, they wanted to leave a message to all:

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Here’s a slideshow recapping Lisa and Peter’s Mountain Meadows wedding. The show is in FLASH, so you’ll need to either download a flash browser for your Ipad (try Puffin in the app store. Its Free) or watch the slideshow on a laptop. (Please send all complaints to APPLE CUSTOMER SERVICE).

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If you’d like to see all of the pictures from Lisa and Peter’s wedding day, you’ll need the password from the couple and then you can click HERE!
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Arshad and Abbott’s Stowe, Vt. Wedding

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer
Arshad and Abbott were married at the Stowe Mountain Lodge on June 1 and this is one of those amazing weddings that is just so fabulous and visual and emotional and dramatic (and everything else!) that I’ve been chomping at the bit to get the blog post done, just so I can share the experience with other people!

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I shot so many pictures that day, along with my trusty second shooter (the fabulous Jennifer Kiewit) that the editing process has taken a LONG time (and I still couldn’t get the final gallery down to less than about 1300 images (plus an OUTTAKES folder of another 600!)
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Every detail at this wedding sang for a picture- from the invitations, to the guests’ seat holders (sunglasses in all the colors of the rainbow), to the handmade purple silk flowered boutonnieres and bouquets!

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

The ceremony was gorgeous, officiated by their friend, Vermont state representative Kesha Ram. The mountains served as a stunning backdrop, guests all joined together in singing “You Are My Sunshine” (which made me cry) and, after the couple sealed their vows with a kiss, they “pranced” off down the aisle into the world of holy matrimony!

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The reception was a love fest and Jenn and I couldn’t have wished for better subjects to photograph throughout the afternoon and evening. The food was fantastic (and beautiful to look at), from the appetizers and signature cocktails (a Dark and Stormy and a non-alcoholic ginger sparkling lemonade ), right through dinner and into a mouth-watering medley of desserts that included rainbow-colored whoopee pies! You really can’t get much better than that!!


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karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

karen pike photography vermont wedding photographer

karen pike photography Vermont wedding photographer same sex marriage

karen pike photography Vermont wedding photographer same sex marriage

The most touching and unforgettable moments of the day came during the toasts before dinner. Neither of the grooms’ fathers were expected to give a toast. Arshad’s parents had been opposed to Arshad marrying a man, and his mother chose not to attend the event. Arshad was just thrilled that his father decided to make the trip north for the wedding, in spite of his cultural and religious views on gay marriage.

So… after both the groom’s brothers and two of their close friends gave toasts, Abbott’s father took the microphone and gave his blessing. Then, to everyone’s surprise, Arshad’s dad rose and he also gave a toast to his son and Abbott. The guests were on their feet applauding, Arshad was crying and then, he rose and practically ran across the floor and into his father’s arms for a hug that seemed to never end. It was one of the most heartfelt moments I have ever witnessed at any wedding. Even Yahoo News ended up running a story about it and a slideshow of my pictures (because of the impending Supreme Court decision coming down on Prop 8 and DOMA)

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For Father’s Day, 18 million Rising, an organization representing the approximately 18 million Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States, ran my pictures on their website ( see below).

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I love this slideshow SO MUCH-it really captures how extraordinary a ay it was, and I included a perfect mashup of songs that just makes me happy! NOTE: The show is in FLASH, so you’ll need to either download a flash browser for your Ipad (try Puffin in the app store. (Its Free) or watch the slideshow on a laptop. (Please send all complaints to APPLE CUSTOMER SERVICE).

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If you’d like to see all of the pictures from Arshad and Abbott’s feel good, awesome wedding day, please click HERE (but you’ll still need the password from the bridal couple!)
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NOTE ABOUT SLIDESHOW:I’ve received several emails from clients and followers lately, telling me that they cant get the music to play on any of my blog slideshows. UGH!

In researching this, I discovered that Adobe has an active bug report listed on their site for their latest version of FLASH PLAYER (version 11.7) and they will hopefully fix the issue shortly.

So, while we wait for Adobe to fix Flash Player with a NEW update, the only option, if you are using version 11.7, is to revert to Flash Player 11.6, which you can download HERE.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Girls On The Run 2013

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It was all about the mustache!
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Girls On The Run this year had me smiling ear to ear. Hundreds (or thousands?) of girls, all in their pink shirts (courtesy of BCBSVT), with their mustache-painted faces (or something equally as fun), multicolored hair, ribbons, rainbow socks, crowns and Cookie monster headbands! It seemed to be as much about creating a “look” as it was about running a 5K.

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I photograph this event every year for BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF VERMONT, as they are one of the major sponsors and, I should say, also responsible for alot of the crazy face paint (they set up a tent with a slew of volunteers to create the artwork!) Even Kevin Goddard, BCBSVT Vice President of External Affairs (below), comes out to show support (and to take a picture of the Mega Girl Power from the stage with his IPHONE!)

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The wet weather didn’t appear to dampen anyone’s spirit. The raindrops and countless puddles just added to the story of the day! Besides, I loved all the little kids in all their cute rain gear!
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At this event, Every runner is #1 and every finisher gets a blue ribbon! BCBSVT’s Beth Esmond, below, was right there at the finish line, handing out medals, along with a crew of others.

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And the best part, is seeing all the proud and happy faces on these kids (and their moms, dads, coaches and teachers!) as they cross the finish line.

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Here’s a fun slideshow recapping the day, to the soundtrack, Run The World (Girls) by Beyonce The show is in FLASH, so you’ll need to put down the Ipad or IPHONE and find a laptop. (Please send all complaints to APPLE CUSTOMER SERVICE).

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If you’d like to see all the pictures from this event,or order reprints, please CLICK HERE
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NOTE ABOUT SLIDESHOW:I’ve received several emails from clients and followers lately, telling me that they cant get the music to play on any of my blog slideshows. UGH!

After doing some research, I found out that Adobe has an active bug report listed on their site for their latest version of FLASH PLAYER (version 11.7) and they will hopefully fix the issue shortly.

So, while we wait for Adobe to fix Flash Player with a NEW update, the only option, if you are using version 11.7, is to revert to Flash Player 11.6, which you can download HERE.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

April & Erin

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photography

April and Erin are getting married in just about one year, but they were excited to get their wedding buzz started so I recently met them at their home in montpelier to do their engagement portrait session. My favorite E sessions are when I get to tell some of their love story- including pictures from where they live and places they enjoy being together.

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It’s particularly fun for me to snoop around a couples’ home and photograph some of the telling little details that help narrate their lives together. With April and Erin, I learned their horoscopes, that they like to cook and love drinking coffee together in bed, that Erin loves fireflies and being barefoot, and that April likes bridges and always leaves her sox on!

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For Erin and April, a perfect day together might include a walk downtown with a stop at Capitol Grounds, followed by a visit to one of their favorite parks or some time on the bike path. I loved spending the afternoon with them as they introduced me to some of their special places.

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But the best part of doing an E session is just getting to know the couple and how they are together. Erin and April are both easy going and affectionate. They both have amazing smiles, particularly when they look at each other, so it was easy to make sweet and loving portraits. They start to nuzzle as soon as they get next to each other! Getting memorable pictures of them next June should be a piece of (wedding) cake!

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karen pike photography vermont wedding photography

Here’s a fun slideshow recapping my afternoon with April and Erin. It IS in FLASH, so you’ll need to either download a flash browser for your Ipad (try Puffin in the app store. (Its Free) or watch the slideshow on a laptop. (Please send all complaints to APPLE CUSTOMER SERVICE).

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NOTE ABOUT SLIDESHOW:I’ve received several emails from clients and followers lately, telling me that they cant get the music to play on any of my blog slideshows. UGH!

After doing some research, I found out that Adobe has an active bug report listed on their site for their latest version of FLASH PLAYER (version 11.7) and they will hopefully fix the issue shortly.

So, while we wait for Adobe to fix Flash Player with a NEW update, the only option, if you are using version 11.7, is to revert to Flash Player 11.6, which you can download HERE.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

karen pike photography vermont wedding photography

If you’d like to see all of the pictures from April and Erin’s E session, please click HERE (but you’ll still need the password from the couple!)

Allie and Jake’s Wedding

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Now, I love EVERY wedding I photograph, but there are definitely some weddings that just keep me smiling for weeks after it’s over–and this is one of those weddings!
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Jake and Allie were married on May 11 at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne. This venue is absolutely one of my favorite places to photograph a wedding- the view of the mountains and Lake Champlain is breathtakingly beautiful, and the chapel itself is almost as pretty!

Regardless of the on-and-off rain, there were plenty of opportunities to make gorgeous portraits outside of the happy couple, and inside, the festive and celebratory energy made for wonderful pictures throughout the day!
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Jake and Allie incorporated so many creative and personal touches and this made the day even more special. Every table number, for example, was a number that had meaning to the couple (Table #11: Their wedding date; table #27: The day in March that they met; table #802: Vt’s area code; And, of course, table # , because their Love is infinite!).

Outside the chapel, was a table set up for guests to write messages to the couple. Instructions were to put the notes in various numbered canisters, designated to be opened by Jake and Allie on the corresponding anniversaries (1st yr, 5th yr, 10th yr and 25th yr). I loved this and, yes, of course I had to leave my own notes for them to read in future years!

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The flowers, by Alison Ellis at Floral Artistry were simple and gorgeous. I always love Alison’s work so it was fun to see her working on the Chupah before the wedding(below):

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Chef Liane Mendez of Let’s Pretend Catering provided amazing food. Their presentation is always gorgeous and everything was beyond yummy, from the creative appetizers, to their homemade pickles to Rootbeer floats for dessert!

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There were Horseshoes and hula hoops, board games and bingo! This wedding was all about having fun:
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I’m so happy for Allie and Jake. They are both so kind and so nice and they make a perfect couple. I hope I know them for years to come!

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I hope you enjoy this slideshow recapping this beautiful day. The show is in FLASH, so you’ll need to either download a flash browser for your Ipad (try Puffin in the app store. (Its Free) or watch the slideshow on a laptop. (Please send all complaints to APPLE CUSTOMER SERVICE).

If you’d like to see all of the pictures from Allie and Jake’s amazing wedding, please click HERE (but you’ll still need the password from the bridal couple!)

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NOTE ABOUT SLIDESHOW:I’ve received several emails from clients and followers lately, telling me that they cant get the music to play on any of my blog slideshows. UGH!

After doing some research, I found out that Adobe has an active bug report listed on their site for their latest version of FLASH PLAYER (version 11.7) and they will hopefully fix the issue shortly.

So, while we wait for Adobe to fix Flash Player with a NEW update, the only option, if you are using version 11.7, is to revert to Flash Player 11.6, which you can download HERE.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Keybank Vermont City Marathon 2013

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The 25th anniversary Keybank Vermont City marathon was held in Burlington Sunday and there were as many umbrellas as there were running shoes!

Security was a little tighter, a moment of silence was held to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon, and the crazy weather added a bit of drama to the event, but all in all, it was an awesome, amazing, inspiring and unforgettable day and the rain didn’t dampen the spirirts of either the runners or the crowd cheering them on!!!

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I really need to get a huge plug in here for RunVermont, not only because they are my client, but also because they are an amazing group of people who do amazing things for the Vermont running community. Started in 1989 as Vermont City Marathon, Inc., RunVermont has grown into a year round organization that holds many events and programs including the Run, the Ready, Set, Run! youth program, a Sport & Fitness Expo, the Half Unplugged and much more. So, THANK YOU RunVERMONT for all that you do to promote healthy living in our state!

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I was able to get along the course in ways I hadn’t in the past because I had the help of a true (or crazy) friend, Erik Freeman, and his trusty motorcycle.The result is an album for RunVermont that includes pictures from the North end to the south end, the bike Path, Church Street and then onto the finish line.

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I’ve put together a fun slideshow that recaps the day with lots of great moments. The soundtrack? What else could I choose but “Who’ll Stop The Rain”. Enjoy the show, which is in FLASH, so you’ll need to put down the Ipad or IPHONE and find a laptop. (Please send all complaints to APPLE CUSTOMER SERVICE).

If you’d like to see all the photos from Sunday’s marathon , as well as pictures from all of the RunVermont hosted events held throughout the weekend, please CLICK HERE. All pictures are available for order- both prints and digital downloads.

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NOTE ABOUT SLIDESHOW:I’ve received several emails from clients and followers lately, telling me that they cant get the music to play on any of my blog slideshows. UGH!

After doing some research, I found out that Adobe has an active bug report listed on their site for their latest version of FLASH PLAYER (version 11.7) and they will hopefully fix the issue shortly.

So, while we wait for Adobe to fix Flash Player with a NEW update, the only option, if you are using version 11.7, is to revert to Flash Player 11.6, which you can download HERE.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Erik and I on his bike, maneuvering our way along the marathon course

UNITED: Abbott & Arshad’s love story

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Arshad and Abbott are getting married NEXT SATURDAY and while they booked me a year ago to photograph their wedding, last Sunday was the first opportunity that they had to do their E session with me. This is not due to lack of me trying to pin them down. I have honestly never met a couple who are, both together and individually, so busy that I couldn’t find an open day when they were even in Vermont at the same time, let alone not already committed to something else!

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When I did finally get them together for an afternoon, we had a ball moving around Burlington, documenting pieces of their wonderful love story! Both GQ handsome, they fit together like two puzzle pieces. Arshad is small and dark, Abbott is tall and light. They are similar in many ways, and their differences also compliment each other beautifully. For example, one likes coffee, the other likes tea– so they like to compromise by sharing a special Dirty Chai at Uncommon Grounds on Church Street.

Gotta love the heart-shaped crema!

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Arshad is an executive director at Democracy for America so of course we had to make a stop at the wonderful DEMOCRACY statue in Courthouse Plaza. The puzzle-piece shaped monument is, again, another reminder of how well certain things –and certain people– just FIT TOGETHER.

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The power couple spends so much time traveling for their respective jobs that I decided the most appropriate location for their E Session was the airport! This is funny, but also really symbolic of their love story. Friends had wanted to fix them up for the longest time, but either one or the other was perpetually out o town. Their meeting was meant to be, however, and they finally met while both in Las Vegas– at two different conferences!

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The pair are trying to “nest” these days prior to the wedding in their recently purchased and renovated downtown home. Just steps away from the Salvation Army (which they love to joke about), Arshad and Abbott are enjoying mornings together at the breakfast bar with their dueling laptops, cuddling in the den, and watching movies or playing board games with friends.

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I am so excited to document Arshad and Abbott’s BIG DAY and am just happy we got this fun and beautiful slideshow online before they become “Mr. and Mr.” I dare you not to smile and giggle as you watch this video! (which is in FLASH, by the way, so you cant see it on Ipads and iPhones. Please send all complaints to APPLE CUSTOMER SERVICE.)

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If you’d like to see all 285 pictures from Abbott and Arshad’s fun E session, please click HERE (but you’ll need to get the secret password from the couple to gain access to the full gallery)

NOTE ABOUT SLIDESHOW:I’ve received several emails from clients and followers lately, telling me that they cant get the music to play on any of my blog slideshows. UGH!

After doing some research, I found out that Adobe has an active bug report listed on their site for their latest version of FLASH PLAYER (version 11.7) and they will hopefully fix the issue shortly.

So, while we wait for Adobe to fix Flash Player with a NEW update, the only option, if you are using version 11.7, is to revert to Flash Player 11.6, which you can download HERE.

Sorry for the inconvenience.