Willowdale Estate Wedding Film – Topsfield, MA from meg simone on Vimeo.
I must tell you Meg, when we were in the beginning phases of planning our wedding I wasn’t thinking of having a videographer. However, Marc convinced me that it would be a wonderful way to hear the music, watch everyone having a wonderful time, and truly feel the energy of the special day. When watching the film we realized you did much more than this! You captured so many beautiful moments, details, emotions, music, and love…you and Dave were able to delicately string together an incredible special event and take is back there instantly. We especially love the documentary style to brought to the film, which makes it exciting and intriguing to watch! You two even showed us aspects we had missed–such a gift in itself!
The care, time, dedication you put into this film is beyond obvious and we are moved with the end result. I know that we will be watching this for months and years to come! Thank you for giving us the ability to relive our dream wedding. – Nicole
There is such an incredible backstory to this couple which will be revealed throughout the film. On this wedding Safari you will hear hilarious and heartwarming stories and meet fascinating individuals. The humor, the love, the multi-dimensional nature of this group is magical!
Wedding Ceremony & Reception at Willowdale Estate with Belinda Norris Events, entertainment by the grooms band, 8 Y MÁS and flower design by Petalena. Wedding Photography and Photographs in film provided by Brian and Malia at Wedge Creative.
Dress by Mark Zunio sold at Kleinfeld’s
Rehearsal Dinner La Casa de Pedro – Watertown, MA
Wedding Reception DJ – Henry Knowles
Zoe Papas of Zoe Ink did the invitation suite and paper goods.
Castine Maine Wedding at the Manor Inn from meg simone on Vimeo.
You don’t want to miss this story! I can’t even give a hint as to what you are about to experience, but I promise it will be heartwarming and really funny You’ll laugh, you’ll laugh harder, and of course want a tissue for those moments of overwhelming joy.
Photography by Samantha Warren Weddings. Wedding at the Manor Inn in Castine - Rehearsal Dinner, Golf and Tennis at the Castine Golf Club - Verona Island Flowers - Entertainment by The DC Project
Music Licensed Through Triple Scoop: Whitney Nichole – Love Again Instrumental, Jason Livesay – Best Friends Instrumental. Song Freedom: Colbie Caillat – What If Instrumental, Kathryn Ostenberg – Light Me Up (Vocal & Instrumental)
Castine Maine Wedding Film – Summer 2013 from meg simone on Vimeo.
This Castine, ME Wedding was adventure packed from the start. A perfect compliment to the personality and story you will watch unfold. A real life wedding crasher? Chick-fil-A? Boat rides and more….
Coordination by Kate Martin of Beautiful Days - Photography by J & Steve from emilie inc – be sure to peek at their photos from the day, here. DJ Charlie Vacchiano (only in Maine does a DJ show up with LL Bean bags filled with CD’s - loved it!) Amazing lighting (thank you, it was perfect for video) by Ambience Event Service. Catering and Cake by Swan’s Way, all under the tent provided by Wallace Tent. Sweeter (Instrumental) by Jess Penner and Little Miss Samsonite (Instrumental) by Generation 9 Licensed Through Song Freedom – Fiddle Swing and Blue Yonder Instrumental Licensed Through Stock20
As a follow up to the Martha’s Vineyard elopement video post I wanted to share a rare glimpse into our life on the road. Many thanks to Sandra Costello who not only connected me with Brittany and Tony, but for documenting a little of what we do along the way.
Some fun facts: 1) Since this was an elopement, and only 7 people, I decided to wear white! I never wear white to a wedding, but I did wear this top to a few rehearsal dinners this year.
2) I love ferry rides! If you getting married on The Vineyard, Nantucket, or one of the many hidden gems in Boston Harbor or off the Coast of Maine, I’m your gal! Six of the events we covered this summer involved boat rides. Wait until you see the one from Bar Harbor!
3) Don’t mind my outfit… I keep it casual and comfy when I’m on my own filming scenic video clips. My crazy hat keeps sun off my face and I promise not to wear it at your wedding.
4) A little hug with Britts mom. If you watched the film this is right after she told us the story about her mom who was always “sending 11′s.” Brittany was put in Room number 11 at the Hob Knob Inn. We were all a bit choked up. I love “signs” like that. Family is always with us.
Wedding and Portrait Photographer Serving all of New England – Brea McDonald Photography from meg simone on Vimeo.
This is a big weekend! Brea is getting married! I’m so excited to join the festivities. We are camping out and documenting the fun. It’s been incredible getting to know Brea personally and professionally since first meeting in 2009. We grew up literally over the mountain from one another, but met later in life. I’m lining my pockets with tissues as I’m sure I will get a bit misty eyed behind the lens. If the bridal lunch and shower were any indication of the energy and enthusiasm from Scotts family and Brea’s girlfriends, I should have rested up even more! It’s going to be non-stop laughs from this crew. Best to you both and I look forward to many more adventures in the future.
Martha’s Vineyard Elopement Wedding Film in Edgertown from meg simone on Vimeo.
This Martha’s Vineyard Elopement Film was an adventure from the very start. I met Photographer Sandra Costello (www.sandralovesyou.com) and her wife Brett at the ferry terminal and it was non stop laughs as we explored and documented the island, Brittany and Tony’s story, and this incredible day. Who would guess two could fall in love over a common house hold item! Seinfeld, Red Sox, Work-a-holics… You’ll have to watch to learn more!
I love elopements for many reasons, so never hesitate to reach out if you are considering one too. No event is ever too small to document. Even more laid back when it takes place on a Thursday!
Definitely peek at Sandra’s incredible imagery from their wedding ( http://sandralovesyou.com/marthas-vineyard-summer-wedding-brittany-and-tony/ ) and engagement session http://sandralovesyou.com/mount-holyoke-college-engagement-shoot-brittany-and-tony/
Bridal Gown by Amy Kuschel: Flair Bridal Shop, Boston
Hair and Makeup: Layla at Hairapy Salon
Wedding Ceremony at the Old Whaling Church in Edgertown, MA.
Florals and Event Design: Lynda of Dandeneau Flowers
Wedding Dinner at Atria
Rehearsal Dinner at Chesca’s
Wedding Day Accommodations in Edgertown: The Hob Knob Inn and The Harbor View.
Music licensed through Song Freedom:
I Do Instrumental – Colbie Caillat
The Way I Am Instrumental – Ingrid Michaelson
Beautiful Girl Beautiful World Instrumental – Tyrone Wells
Amy and Tom – “You The Musical” from meg simone on Vimeo.
You! The Musical™ is a live show about your guest of honor (in this case, the bride and groom) written and performed by award winning New York entertainers! It’s a customized celebration using favorite songs (even recent hits) with personalized lyrics and specially created musical numbers. You don’t have to know the bride and groom to laugh along. It was the most creative and entertaining dinner hour we’ve ever filmed! You don’t have to take my word for it, you can see the expressions on the guests faces! This was a complete surprise to everyone. This video just features the musical numbers. The Best Man and Maid of Honor did toast in-between the songs.
Up at sunrise to capture some early day light and scenic video clips for Steve and Erin’s Nantucket wedding. I was alone on the beach and this woman appeared by the shore as the ferry took off. She was waiving to her family on the boat. It was emotional. Alone with the morning crickets, waves lapping, boat motor purring, I could see the arms of passengers criss crossing in the air as they waved back, “Goodbye.” I’m grateful that work takes me to such visually spectacular wedding locations around New England. I’m constantly inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds me wherever I go. Hopefully this peaceful sunrise image will bring a calming perspective in to your wedding plans no matter what stage you are at. It will go by fast, and before you know it everyone is back on the boat waiving at you.
New England based Watercolor artist Ellen Braley of El’s Cards continues to expand her line of custom and semi custom wedding invitations. Entering her 15th year of business and growing, El’s enthusiasm for her art and love is evident from the first time you come in contact with her. From El’s own watercolor maps to her sweet note cards, there is something for everyone. Featuring high quality papers, watercolor and calligraphy designs. Be sure to take a peak at the video to learn more. Her website and facebook page are loaded with pin-worthy wedding details and inspiration. Photos in the video by El.
Thanks to Maine Wedding Photographer Melissa Mullen for introducing me to El this past spring. I love El’s custom seating charts and I am obsessed with the maps and have the Maine one framed in my house. Enjoy!
El’s Cards – Original Watercolor and Calligraphy Designs from meg simone on Vimeo.