Nicky + Joey's Newport Beach Club Wedding

Sometimes when you wake up on your wedding day, it isn’t the sunny, beautiful day you have dreamed about, but rather pouring rain and high speed winds. This was what happened on Nicky + Joey’s wedding day, so when I arrived at the beach home they had rented in Newport, I fully expected some nerves and stress. Rather, I found the opposite. Some of the first words out of Nicky’s mouth were, “I’m so glad we rented an indoor/outdoor venue. I haven’t been stressed out at all.”

By indoor/outdoor venue, Nicky was referring to her venue, The Newport Beach House , which has gorgeous space inside for both ceremony and portraits (as well as outside). It was so nice seeing how relaxed Nicky + Joey were, and we were able to capture some amazing portraits in the newly constructed Oyster Lounge with it’s modern cement floors and walls full of windows.

Planning a wedding? Choose an indoor/outdoor venue to ease your nerves :) . If your dream venue doesn’t have an indoor option, see if you can rent one nearby for portraits. Botanical centers, libraries, and museums are great options that often rent space to wedding parties for a fee. If all else fails, grab some umbrellas and schedule a day after session :) . The lesson here is if there is rain- don’t fret! You can still get the photos you have dreamed about!

Ashley + Keith's Jamestown RI Engagement Photos

Ashley wanted dramatic for their engagement photos, and the weather Gods obliged, rolling in thick fog the afternoon of their shoot in beautiful Jamestown, Rhode Island. We almost cancelled, fearing the fog would actually be too thick and conceal the water, but Ashley gave the green light, and we went for it and I am SO glad that we did! The results are moody and dramatic- just as Ashley wanted, and being that she and Keith had come in from NYC and weren't able to reschedule, I am thrilled that she pushed me to shoot in weather I would normally cancel for. They got photos that they love, and I was challenged- which is what I love about working in photography- rarely do you have a "normal" day at the "office" when shooting. Can't wait for their wedding in Newport this summer!

Caitlin Maloney is a wedding and portrait photographer serving both Rhode Island and Michigan, including Newport, Jamestown, Narragansett, Providence, Watch Hill, Bristol, and Detroit, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Northern Michigan, and Grand Rapids.

Audrey & Keegan's Nantucket Wedding

Audrey and Keegan had a beautiful spring/summer wedding this past June in Nantucket. The ceremony and reception were at the luxurious White Elephant Hotel, and bride and groom portraits were taken at nearby Brant Point. Audrey's stunning wedding gown was from Chernaya Bridal House in Miami, by fabulous designer Sareh Nouri .

Jane + Nick's Linden Place Wedding in Bristol, Rhode Island

Jane and Nick were married at Linden Place in Bristol, Rhode Island on a beautiful 75 degree day in April....not a cloud in the sky! Jane's gorgeous flowers were by Flowers by Semia, and her hair and makeup was by Ali Lomazzo Beauty.  Thank you to Olivia Gird for second shooting! And congrats to Jane and Nick on a gorgeous spring wedding!