Michelle & Rodrigo | A Garden Park Wedding

October 13, 2023

A Bright Wickham Park Wedding
East Hartford, Connecticut

Really enjoy getting to a wedding day and having my couples feel like friends to me. These two are just warm and genuine and capturing this day was very laid back and full of family. I was at Wickham Park a couple of weeks ago and it is always fun to go back to another part of the park. The Emerald Room set in the Irish Garden was the perfect spot for this intimate celebration.

For the rainiest season ever we lucked out with the autumn light pouring through the trees with the leaves and florals popping. The wedding party was nontraditional and I really like to see the people my couples chose. It should be your very best friends and supporters! My former 2018 bride referred Michelle and it makes it so fun to see them again and their family grow.

The Peruvian groom packed the dance floor along with their niece whose birthday was that day. The day was all about family and it was so clear how in love Michelle and Rodrigo are. During the ceremony he held her hand the whole time and looked like he was the luckiest man alive and we all want that type of love.

Best wishes for a beautiful start to your marriage!

All smiles,


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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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