Alexandra & Jason | Classic Black Tie Wedding

August 8, 2023

A Classic Style Wedding Day
The Aria Southington, Connecticut

Couldn't take my eyes of the personal style of Alexandra and this whole day. If you took a look at their engagement session I knew this couple just is so classic! These two cat parents are great gift givers - Jason gave his bride-to-be a cute white Prada bag and how could you not smile at her reaction, while Alex gave him a super sexy boudoir book! These two are also Happy Potter fans and the emerald and gold color scheme was a chef's kiss from the ring to flowers, just classic!  Alexandra had a couple of veil options and we got those stunning "fly shots."

I was more than excited for their venue, the Aria with its stunning balconies and marble plus their newly built chapel! It is all white and stunning to photograph! Meeting the families and friends make me feel all the things. During getting ready, Alex's mother was remembering her and her maid of honor as children and got pretty emotional once she put on her dress and Alex was just the same. There are so many joys of a wedding day and capturing it all is what I want for your gallery and images.

The ceremony was simple and sweet and their officiant was Jason's family pastor which made it memorable. Alex's little brothers also did the readings and it was very sweet. It is so evident how in love and supported these two are. If you couldn't tell the vows are another favorite of mine to capture.

The dance floor was packed and Alex really got down! I hate when my contracted time us up but when we hugged goodbye I knew I made some future friends when Alex said "OMG we have a photographer for life" I would be honored to see you both again!

I can't wait to finish up these photos!

All smiles,


Vendor Team

This melts me. Thanks for the shot Randall
So happy for you both!

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This blog is a small representation of my most current sessions, my clients love stories and all the adventures I am privilaged to go on! Ways to my heart include coffee, feeding me before I am "hangry" and anything shabby chic/rustic. My vintage camera collection grows everday and I am usually smiling and quoting random movies. Most importantly Mariel O. Photo celebrates love in all forms regardless of race, religion, or sexual orientation & gender identity.

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