katelyn & nick married | the Ranch golf club wedding by Heidi hanson photography

I was super excited to work with Katelyn and Nick after such an amazing engagement session. They had the best chemistry and are so adorable. I knew their wedding was going to be fabulous and that it was! They said I Do at The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, Massachusetts. The venue is a perfect backdrop for weddings. From the getting ready space to the grounds, it is all gorgeous! Here are some of my favorites from their day!! Wishing you a lifetime of happiness!

Nicole & Tim Married | Amarante’s Sea Cliff Wedding New Haven

This was one wedding I was waiting for, like super excited, emotional and just could not sleep the night before! Having met them in 2019 for their engagement session I knew instantly they were going to be one of my favorite couples! Then Covid hit and we had to wait, and then reschedule, then wait and reschedule…finally they got to say I Do!!! The storm clouds, white caps and 60 mph wind gusts did not stop them from their outside ceremony!

I’m so glad the stars aligned, schedules worked and they got their dream wedding (and sunset)!! I have so many favorites from this wedding…might need a part 2!!

Congrats Tim and Nicole!!

Venue: Amarante’s Sea Cliff

Hair/Makeup: Larissa Lake

Flowers: Forget Me Not Flower Shop

Dress: Mariella Creations

Entertainment: Jock in the Box

Morgan and Sam | Winter Wedding Aqua Turf | Connecticut Weddings by Heidi Hanson Photography

Morgan and Sam said I do on a chilly December day. Their winter theme was perfect, minus the snow. But in New England you never know what you’re going to get. They braced the day and let me say the details were perfect. From the winter bouquets to the bridesmaids dresses; Morgan and Sam’s details were stunning.  Aqua Turf did not disappoint, either from the roaring fires and lit Christmas trees, the cozy feel of the day was perfect for their winter wonderland. The sweetest, nicest people you will ever meet and I was fortunate to capture their day.

Many years of love and happiness.



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Beautiful winter bouquet

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First look

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Intimate Moment

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Let’s get this party started

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Best Day Ever!

Nicole & Mario Married | Private Residence, Branford, CT Photography by Heidi Hanson

I was blown away by Nicole and Mario’s shoreline wedding in Branford, CT.  These two beautiful souls had known each other since middle school, dated for a little while, went their separate ways, found themselves back together again after college and other relationships.   Their love is so evident when they look at each other.  Such a pleasure photographing these tow and their huge bridal party!



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All eyes on the Flower Girl’s arrival

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Meet Hashtag #hansonpup

So we got a puppy, a big puppy…..a Rhodesian Ridgeback.  Without a ridge.  Yes they come without a ridge.  They are either born with or without a ridge.  And my son, Stryder chose one without a ridge.  He actually chose my son.  He is named Hashtag.  A name that was heavily debated in the Hanson household for several months while we waiting for Mr. Hashtag to be born and then anxiously awaited to meet him and wait again for him to be ready to come home!

So he finally came home a few weeks ago – he’s still getting acclimated, but we love him (especially when he sleeps).  He’s very cuddly and super soft!

Here are some photos from his first photoshoot……without further adieu

Here’s Hashtag