October 28, 2019
Amanda and Zach reached out to us four months before the elopement on top of the White Mountains in New Hampshire with a vision to die for! Amanda, being a wedding photographer herself, had an exact vision for what she wanted her wedding day to look like. Just the two of them, on top of a mountain with the immeiate family and best friends. They werent much of the public speaking types so they chose to have an intimate ceremony, followed by an epic reception the next night, ending with the two of them jumping in the pool fully clothed – wish we were there to capture that!
Amanda and Zach have known each other from before birth, with their parents still to this day being the best of friends. They grew up, going to the same school, having the same friends and spending vacations and holidays together, but for so long there was nothing but platonic love. It wasn’t until they were older than they realized that their fate was set the moment they were born and in the end, they would always end up together.
We arrived at Amanda’s parents house to the most beautiful site, Amanda, her mother and her grandmother all standing in the yard, all in their wedding dresses. It was wild to see the difference between the three of their dresses, with each of them screaming the decade that they got married in. From the 50’s to the 80’s to todays dress designs, they each truly represented themselves and the the styles of the era.
We all jumped in the car and drove to Miller State Park, where the two had their first look overlook the White Mountains
and privately exchanged vows, as we stood and creeped from a far with our zoom lenses in hand.
Their ceremony was in the parking lot, with views of the White Mountains that were to die for and Amanda’s dad walked her down the aisle.
With grandma coming in clutch with the hell yeah high five right at the end of the aisle.
The adventures ended with Liam flying a drone over the water as Kelsey stood waste deep in the lake, with a camera in one hand and with the other, pushed the canoe with the couple in it back out into the lake, as they kept drifting back towards shore. That’s what happens when you forget the paddles to the canoe and don’t realize until you actually get to the lake but hey, anything for the shot, am I right?!