O wonderful it is the feeling
Having all the burden lifted,
I am for a day only a ghost of a being
All my creative talents gifted,
Allow me the space to truly create
For on this night I am not in charge-ifted.
A scholar of iambic pentameter I am also not, but how glorious was this day to let Nathan take the reins, and the stress, and all the formals, and allow me to be creative and free. I once had the pleasure to listen to Beverley Hills wedding photographer, Joe Buissink, speak about our profession. He said his secret–besides shooting on “P” mode, was to have someone else be the lead photographer so he could be free to create.
Emma and Steve’s wedding was at The State Room–60 State Street in Boston and one of the preeminent Boston wedding photographer venues in the city. One of the best little secrets at this location is the smaller Harbor Salon located off to the side of the Great Room. I’ve photographed weddings where this space was used as the cocktail area before for a celebration in the Great Room, but on this night, this little big room pulled double duty as both chapel and reception hall for this eco-centric couple’s wedding day.
Photo by Nate
Walk to PO Square for pix. Photo by Nate.
All of these beautiful and fun photos are not even possible without the incredible work of the vendors listed below (click their links to see more):
Caterer, cake and event planning: The State Room
Florist: Tangerine Creations
Favors: Taza Chocolates – Organic, stone ground chocolates made in Somerville, MA from beans sourced directly from cacoa famers in Central America and the Caribbean. We send them to all our clients as thank you’s.
Entertainment Provided By: Siman Entertainment – The Superband
Wedding gown: Marisa by Tamara Kristen
Jewelry by: I Gorman Jewelers, Washington DC
Hair and make-up by: G Spa – 35 Newbury Street, Boston, MA
Bridesmaid’s dresses by: Jasmine Bridal, Belsoie Collection
Mary and Jason were one of those couples every Boston wedding photographer has each year that just represents. They knew everyone and their guest list was replete with old Southie and Boston heavies. They partied like rock stars all night and celebrated their beautiful union in true Boston style–high above the city at the State Room. We got ready at the Boston Harbor Hotel with Mary and her gang and then did some fun shots along the Greenway park. With all the splendor that is the State Room it was our foray through Faneuil Hall marketplace that made my night. They even stopped for their ritualistic java fix at the Starbucks inside–possibly fueling up for the night of dancing ahead. This is Mary and Jason’s world and we just live in it.