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Hello! I'm Molly, and here's my story:

I graduated from the University of Connecticut in May of 2020, with a Bachelor's in Psychology and Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, along with a minor in Cognitive Science. My plan was to go on to earn a master's degree and pursue a career as a Speech Language Pathologist... however... as much as I think that'd be an enjoyable option, there is nothing I love more than photography and videography. So rather than going to graduate school, I decided to just go for it- to shoot for my dreams- and become a full time photographer & videographer! You only live once, right? So why not re-direct my life towards a more fulfilling path of doing what makes me happiest and gives me the most freedom?! So yeah- that's what I'm doing- and I am LOVING it. Thanks to you all for supporting my art and my business, I can do what I love- which is capturing happy memories for people to cherish forever. It's such a joy to bring this joy to my clients.

 

So... a little more about me:  I'm 23, I live in Willimantic, CT in a converted firehouse with my boyfriend Tylor & our dog Maple, and I love a lot of things haha. When I'm not behind the camera or editing (which is most of the time), I am swing dancing, painting my house fun colors, playing piano and singing, cooking, or hiking with Tylor and Maple. But most of the time I am editing your photos & videos! I just love this period of growth I am in, and I am striving to do everything I can to better serve my clients, to help them feel comfortable in front of the camera, and to grow my skills and talent in the craft of taking and editing photos and producing films.

My love for weddings...

The day I photographed my first wedding in 2017, I knew I was made for this job. I have a good sense for when to stay on the sidelines to not interfere with a special moment, yet I also know how to direct a crowd for family photos, and when to make my way into the middle of the action- like on the dance floor to capture some really fun shots! I love to smile and incite natural happiness in others. I also love to capture the true essence of people in their candidness. My approach is a photojournalist one for most of the day, to document the key events as well as all those authentic in-between moments; but I will also pose, direct, and prompt my couples for the portrait session- which I get really excited about and it's always fun throwing out ideas and directions to create beautiful wedding portraits that are not stiff and awkward and instead are authentic and genuinely happy and natural looking. 

I can't believe how quickly I booked solid for 2021, and how quickly 2022 weekends are already filling, and even into 2023! **11/15/21 update: I will only take on 1 or 2 more weddings for 2022 before I close my calendar** So if you are interested, please inquire sooner the better! I do sometimes have last-minute openings and availability, so even if your wedding is quite soon- reach out and see if I am free! I require a deposit and a signed contract to secure the date. It's an easy, simple process! I'm a fan of simple! 

BTW- I love to travel. Send me a message if you are thinking of a potential wedding beyond good ole Connecticut. Whether that's Maine or Mexico, on a mountaintop or a beach, I'm up for the adventure! Also, I love untraditional weddings.. so if you are eloping, or just breaking convention in any way, I'm all for it. I'm here to tell your story in the best way I can!

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These are a few of my favorite things:

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My girl Maple!

One of the best things about working for myself is getting to be with Miss Maple all week. She's always by my side, as I'm editing, emailing, and working on my business. She's also my adventure pal as well, we do it all together!

My boyfriend Tylor and I rescued her just before Covid hit, and it was the best decision we have made together :)

Sometimes, depending on the location, I'll even bring her to my photoshoots- since she loves people and running around outdoors!

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