Wedding in Middletown CT | reception @KRUST Pizza
When Jennifer and Sarah contacted me and i found out they were having an intimate wedding in her moms backyard I got really excited. When she told me she wanted a portion of the day with with film (!!!) I about fell off my chair! How cools is that?! Jennifer works in Art Conservation and said she “…really appreciates the lasting quality of a traditional B&W silver print. ” Again – I got all excited. So off I went with 3 cameras this day ( 1 digital, 35mm film as well as medium format film )
The day started out with a little makeup help and some ironing 🙂
The fact wasn’t lost on us this day however, that only about a week previous to this wedding was the day the Supreme Court made their historic ruling. That gave the day an extra-special feeling in so many ways. (It kind of made me tear up a little bit at times)
I loved this special pillow Jennifer mom sewed containing fabric and items from their past- a dress- grandfathers pocket watch and fabric from her Dads shirt.
The OTHER thing that got me all giddy was when they told me they wanted their formals to be at a nearby abandoned mental hospital. I mean – come ON–that’s a perfect match for me. give me anything decaying to photograph and i’m all over it!
We were maybe KINDA trespassing- but I figured worst case scenario we’d be asked to leave!
After the ceremony and a brief cocktail hour, we moved to downtown Middletown to Krust for our casual reception. They were so cool and accommodating and even made me my own personal pie!!
Thanks to Jennifer and Sarah for such a relaxed and fun wedding day to photograph. We will be working on your custom encaustic print very soon!!