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Connors Center Dover Wedding - Ali & Chris


Ali and Chris got married on a HOT July day at the CONNORS CENTER in Dover, MA. They had their dream wedding outside in the garden, and their reception under the tent where they danced the night away- no matter how sweaty it got! 

The two of them live in Maine right on the water, and love being outside. Both enjoy paddle boarding, and Ali loves gardening. She was excited for the wildflowers and herbs they used as decor, and for her garden-inspired bouquet and flower crown. Even the place cards were made of seed paper so that their guests can plant some wildflowers at home. They were also really stoked about getting married outside amongst the beautiful surroundings at the Connors Center.

Ali's mom, aunts, and grandmother own a salon together, so they all helped with Ali's hair before the wedding! It was amazing to see 3 generations collaborating on the project- the girl's got a lot of hair! It was such a treat to also watch Ali surprise her grandmother by wearing the veil she had worn at her wedding 70 years prior. I love capturing those moments- the look on her face was priceless.

The couple didn't do a first look, so after the ceremony when their guests headed to cocktail hour, we stole some alone time with them to so they could cuddle up on each other and explore the grounds at the Connors Center. Ali and Chris are total goofballs, and just kept each other laughing the whole time. They didn't do an engagement session, so they felt a little intimidated at first. Ali even said to me, "I know you do this all the time, but we feel so awkward!" And I just assured her that awkward laughter looks just as cute as candid laughter- the camera doesn't know the difference!

Ali and Chris are absolutely made for each other, and I'm so excited for their future together! Can't wait for them to see their photos from their honeymoon in Spain!