kristen & mike || wedding at hotel viking, newport (part 1 of 2)

Yay! The first wedding of 2012! I was super excited to see Kristen and Mike after our their fun engagement session in Boston last summer... I knew it would be a great day, especially if their family and friends were as amazing as Kristen & Mike, and I wasn't wrong! A bit chilly on the waterfront in April, but that didn't stop us from heading to the Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive for some photos. Hotel Viking itself is also a beautiful, grand backdrop for an elegant wedding like Kristen & Mike's. And did I mention that Kristen designed all the printed materials for the wedding? So many pretty details, I love it!

Also, my friend/second shooter Heidi was along with me on this one - and she got married at Hotel Viking as well! So, happy memories all around. :)

Ceremony: Kay Chapel at Hotel Viking

Reception: Hotel Viking, Newport, Rhode Island

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The jewelry and rings details! The left bottom shot includes Kristen's design.

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I love the moment when the veil goes on - it just makes everything more real. These are a few candid ones of Kristen right after.

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Gorgeous flowers! I couldn't stop with these.

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Beautiful!

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Heidi was with Mike and his parents while I was with Kristen, so she got these next few details shots and Mike getting ready.

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Thanks to Heidi for getting the center image of Kristen and her dad walking down the aisle.

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I love Kay Chapel! So pretty.

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Florist: Saint John Flou(-e)r

Cake: Konditor Meister

DJ: Luke's DJ Service

Caterer: Hotel Viking

Planner: Linda Ferguson, Hotel Viking

Hair/Makeup: L'Elegance Salon

Dress: Alexandra's Bridal

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