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Amy and George, Married! | Boston InterContinental Hotel Wedding

I literally shot this wedding the day before I moved to Chicago, so it’s been a bit busy trying to get this on the blog! However, the delay does not mean that this one is any less special. As I look upon these images now, I feel like I’m transported right back to the joy of that very same day. Amy’s first husband, Bill, died of melanoma when her kids were very young, and Amy has dedicated a lot of time to the Melanoma Foundation. Amy met George while taking golf lessons from him in my hometown of Lexington, Massachusetts. If you ever want to see a beautiful family where each side has embraced each other with fierce loyalty, look no further than their kids. Amy’s children are twins and younger than George’s, but when I see them together, it is nothing but pure love. And their parents are just gorgeous and completely in love with each other. (also, as is my usual privacy policy, I do not identify children by their names on this blog, so pardon the many references to them as “kids” or “children”)

Amy got ready in a room drenched in light. Amy’s makeup and hair by the ever-talented and one of my preferred, Carolina Velasco of From Hair to Eternity

This is Amy with her sister, Kerry. I did a double-take when I saw them together

Top left: wedding party. Top right – the four children. Bottom left, the new family. Bottom right: the parents – George’s parents, Amy’s mother, and Bill’s parents. Bill’s father walked Amy down the aisle

We have to thank another one of my preferred vendors, Dana of Bumble Bee Landing, for the super-colorful floral design for this wedding. I can’t stop singing praises of her talent. Cascading orchids and hydrangea abound. My favorite? The ringbearer pillow and the flower girl basket

After the first dance all the children rushed up for a big family hug

This is the first photo that I have with clients that got photo-bombed! Hilarious, love it!

Congratulations you two. From what I’ve seen, you guys seem to be having such a beautiful start of your combined families’ lives!


Shang’s assistant: Karman Lee Photography
Hair and makeup: From Hair to Eternity
DJ: Gary of DJ USA
Dress: Designer – Watters. Shop – Madeleine’s Daughter
Rings: Cristofori Jewelers, Newton, MA

Shang Chen Photography has rebranded to Saavedra Photography
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January 13, 2011 - 11:27 am

Jennifer @EsqEvents Love the flowers for the children!!

January 13, 2011 - 2:17 pm

florists akron ohio Thats what I call an perfect wedding !!

January 13, 2011 - 4:44 pm

Casey@HelloLove Beautiful work Shang! You can tell what a beautiful and emotional day it was for all. Love the details too!

January 13, 2011 - 9:47 pm

Amy Sonricker You really captured the emotion of this day in these pictures Shang – really beautiful!!

January 14, 2011 - 12:47 am

Dana Great job as always Shang!

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