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woman in lingerie during Rhode Island boudoir shoot
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When thinking about things you can shop small & locally for, lingerie for a boudoir shoot probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. And that’s completely understandable, with large chain retailers like Victoria’s Secret and social-media-popularized brands like ThirdLove dominating the market. But if you’re thinking about scheduling a session with a Rhode […]

This Newport lingerie boutique is the perfect place to shop for your Rhode Island boudoir session

Boudoir

bride and bridesmaids laughing together at new hampshire wedding - by Vivid Instincts Photography, a Boston wedding photographer
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Welcome to the wonderful world of wedding planning! Since this is probably a new experience for you, it’s totally normal to have lots of questions. The good news is, your vendors are here to help! We’re all here working in this industry because we’re super passionate about turning your dream wedding day into a reality […]

My 6 Most Frequently Asked Questions as a Boston Wedding Photographer

Weddings

woman posing on bed silhouette
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Isn’t there just something so special, meaningful, and real about the way we displayed our photos before the digital age? Setting a picture of your S.O. as your lock screen background just doesn’t have the same charm as carrying around a physical, tangible photograph of them in a locket or your wallet. Flipping through a […]

Why wall art? The importance of displaying your images, explained by a Boston boudoir photographer

Boudoir

New hampshire lakeside wedding arch
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A winding, wooded path, reminiscent of an enchanted forest, that led to a sparkling lake. Gorgeous rustic details. An intimate vibe. Kylie & Sam’s late September wedding was a New Hampshire photographer’s dream. It incorporated everything that’s great about getting married in this state—the rustic-ness and elegance were so perfectly balanced. All throughout the day, […]

A New Hampshire wedding photographer’s dream

Weddings

couple taking engagement photos at Arnold Arboretum in Boston, MA
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So, you don’t want to venture too far outside of Boston for your engagement photos. BUT, you still want them to have more of an outdoorsy vibe than an urban vibe—similar to the aesthetic you’re envisioning for your actual wedding day! Fear not. The areas surrounding Boston are chock-full of beautiful natural backdrops & settings […]

6 not-so-urban locations near Boston to take engagement photos

Engagements, Weddings

woman laying on bed boudoir session
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If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably had a period of time in your life when you felt insecure or not as comfortable in your own skin as you’d like to be. And if you have, you know that accepting, loving & embracing yourself is a journey—sometimes a long one. Doing a boudoir shoot can […]

4 frequently asked questions about boudoir, answered by a Massachusetts photographer

Boudoir

Halloween wedding in New Hampshire, shot by photographer Ari Leo of Vivid Instincts Photography
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Every vendor has their favorite types of weddings to work, and for me personally as a photographer, non-traditional weddings, backyard weddings, and woodsy weddings are all top contenders. So you can imagine my excitement when I was asked to second-shoot Shelly & Dave’s Halloween wedding – it was all three of those combined! Shelly & […]

An Epic Halloween Wedding in New Hampshire

Weddings

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As you start to plan your wedding, you might grow frustrated or even discouraged by how limited the options for personalization & customization seem to be. Sure, you want your wedding to feel classy and elegant on some level…but above all, you want it to feel like YOU, like an actual reflection of who you […]

5 awesome ways to make your wedding unique (and avoid being #basic)

Weddings

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