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    Hitched Studios is Ben Wight, Tara Morris, Cyndi Stevens, and Max Gordon. We're all happily managed by Kate Skypeck and our gorgeous studio is in Charlestown. We're four grateful and inspired wedding photographers who believe wedding photography should blow your mind.

    Weddings rock.
    People in love inspire us.

Shelby and Mike. Married and so sweet.

I need to stop crying at weddings. I’m the photographer. Get a hold of yourself, cyndi. I legitimately cried 5 times at this wedding, like actual tears on my cheeks, not the welling up, let’s stare at the ceiling until it dries up kinda faking it. And I never exaggerate. ever. Let me tell you about real weddings, and real love, kids. It’s almost palpable. Shelby and Mike got married in a catholic church, some of the same readings I’ve heard about 100 times, similar if not the same vows that I’ve heard about 100 times… yet I was a sob fest trying to hold it together so I could take a picture that was in focus. Thankfully no one is looking at me and I can look at everyone else and confirm that this was indeed a special pair because there wasn’t a dry eye in the place. You can’t fake that. It owns you.

That, my friends, is special. Shelby and Mike caused that. Their love for one another, and their families and friends was so evident throughout their entire day. Shelby was cool, calm and collected getting ready, no stress, no worries. I didn’t get to hang with mike during the getting readies, but from what I can tell he was rippin shots and playing corn hole and having an awesome time with his friends. Is that not your most ideal wedding day? Lucky for us, Shelby and Mike welcomed us into their friend circle back in Jamaica when we first met them. They were guests at our very first wedding when we drank dirty bananas and danced the wobble with Jamaicans for 5 days. Needless to say, Max and I had a little bit of fun at this party as well. We’re incredibly grateful for this job. Thank you Shelby and Mike! we adore you two. xo

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Erin and Sean. Hitched.

It’s been kind of a crazy year. Erin is my 5th bride this year that I met at Westfield State College. Thanks, universe for being radAF and reconnecting me with old friends. It’s so damn cool and I feel so incredibly honored to be up close and personal on the best day of so many of my friends lives. new or old.

Erin and Sean live out near Worcester… I say near Worcester because I’m not sure I knew their cute little town existed before going to their cute little house for their cute little engagement pictures. They got married near by at the Harding Allen Estate in Barre. I’m sorry, Barre? For the record, that town is pronounced Barry, as in the beer bellied man, not Bar, as in the exercise phenomenon. Who would have thought Barry, MA would hold a gorgeous old mansion with perfect gardens and a huge ballroom that would make wedding planners start fist pumping to John Legend.

Despite their perfect weather and day and venue, let’s take a second to talk about Erin and Sean being two of the sweetest individuals on planet muffin. Erin is also a crossfit coach which is near and dear to my heart, and also means her body is bangin which matches her gorgeous face, hair, and smile. Sean is a stud of a man in uniform, and their dog literally wore a bow tie and cuff links and walked down the aisle. what? You two (three)… couldn’t possibly be happier for you. Thank you so much for such an awesome day. love you all.

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Shay and Matt. Marrieddddd.

Hootttty hoo! Shay and Matt live in Chicago these days but know Boston is forever their home. And home is where you get married, kids. Shay and Matt have some realllllllly good taste, and they chose the State Room for their venue, which is alllllright if you like that whole two story floor to ceiling window with panoramic views of half the city and the whole damn Boston Harbor. what?

A whole bunch of friends and family surrounded Shay and Matt for a super emotional and heartfelt ceremony. No really… yet again stone cold Cyndi had tears in her eyes. What the hell has happened to me? Something about good people spilling their heart out to one another is tugging at the heart strings these days. Then all 150 of those friends danced their assess off all night. It was the perfect end to the 4th of July weekend. Awesome couple, gorgeous weather, perfect venue, music, lights, city, food, cake pops, friends, laughing, and hilarious dancing. They nailed it. thank you. love.

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Emily and Kenny. Hitched.

Emily is a dear dear friend of mine. I met her when I was 19 at a house party in undergrad. Which might as well be a gazillion years ago. She played the role of the hot older sister, who was also kinda your idol, guidance, and your support when you don’t exactly know your way around. She is one of those open, honest, non-judgemental, and beautiful people that your instantly drawn to and know you could trust with anything. Come to find out a few years and thousands of miles later, she’s still that same chick. Lucky me.

I’m pretty sure I knew Emily without Kenny, but he’s been in the picture for so long I don’t remember what that was like.. and frankly, I don’t want to. He’s the big teddy bear that brings this fairy tale together. These two share a friendship above anything else and it’s so cool to watch.

They got married a month (or two) ago… good work keeping up with the blog, cyndi. Their ceremony was a perfect temperature under perfect fair weather clouds under a big old perfect tree at the Endicott Estate. Then we ran around that dump (kidding) and caught some of the prettiest sunset light of the season. God for the win. Emily and Kenny, thank you so much… for everything.  Love you both more than you know.

 

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Brianne and Darren: Engaged.

COUPLE CRUSH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   I absolutely love these two hilarious, kind, generous, loving, cool, selfless people, and it’s SUCH an honor to photograph them!  Brianne and Darren have been friends since they were little kids, and it took a life of friendship to finally venture into the world of romance and love (ooooooooh!!!!).   Their best friendship is so obvious and sooo fun to be around!   I couldn’t wish ever lasting happiness on a better couple.  Honestly.  I love you guys so much.  THANK YOU for letting me photograph you!!!

 

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