We’re getting hit with a bunch of snow this morning, so hopefully this reminds you of how beautiful the weather is before the snow! I’ve been bragging about Alyssa+John’s Hildene wedding photos since October, so I’m extremely excited to get these featured on the blog. Manchester, Vermont is one of our favorite places to shoot (especially in the Fall) and Hildene gives us the perfect Vermont wedding backdrop. Beyond that though, these 2 did everything right and nailed their wedding. They picked a phenomenal location, during peak foliage, and they played on the season and location. They had VT maple leaf syrup bottles as favors, tables named after different leaf types, natural elements such as moss, berries and tree rounds incorporated into the centerpieces/decor and amber colored tent lekko lighting to mimic the beautiful fall scenery. Let’s dive into these Hildene wedding photos!

We started the day off in a beautiful suite (with huge windows) at the Wilburton Inn
As mentioned, Alyssa nailed the details…. 2 pairs of awesome shoes!
Another stunning C+W bride!!
The light in this room was just amazing, and Alyssa in her dress…. we could have shot there all day
The bridesmaids all looked beautiful
John and the guys were all getting ready over at Hildene… this was a last minute change, but we all felt the scenery would look better for them over there. I feel like it worked out ok with these Hildene wedding photos :)
These two looked great!
First look time!
Spectacular light, couple, location… I’m in love with this wedding
When you capture Hildene wedding photos in the Fall you have to take advantage of some color!

I had to take advantage of this vintage car for my bridal party photo – had too! As if we needed another prop to make these Hildene wedding photos awesome
The wedding colors were slate gray, ivory, sage green and a hint of lavender…. which the bouquets reflect (as mentioned, everything was nailed)
At sunset it was ceremony time
I absolutely LOVE this image. There was so much excitement and so many smiles as we approached the time for the Hildene wedding ceremony. Alyssa+John have been together for over 10 years and have known each other since elementary school. You could just tell the day was a celebration among lifelong friends and close family.
These color Hildene wedding photos are the way I saw the ceremony happening…

… But we always shoot with a studio associate because often times they see different but equally awesome
The sun was juuuust setting behind the mountains as they recessed back down the aisle
The Hildene wedding tent looked beautiful, and had that local Manchester, Vermont feel




Thank you for bringing the C+W team over to Manchester, Vermont, and for allowing us to share your Hildene wedding photos! We have an amazing trailer to feature from this wedding in the near future as well :)

Wedding Ceremony+Reception: Hildene Weddings, Manchester, Vermont
Dress: Enzoani, RK Bridal, NYC
Hair: Marie Turmel, Milkhouse Hair Studio, Craftsbury Common, VT
Make-up: Vivian Infantino, Montpelier, VT
Bridesmaid dresses: Bari Jay, RK Bridal, NYC
Hildene Wedding Photo+Video: Clark+Walker Studio
Flowers: Nancy Bishop Floral Design, Arlington, VT
Catering & Cake: Pangaea Restaurant, North Bennington, VT
Ceremony Entertainment: The Dorset Quartet, Dorset, VT
Reception Entertainment & Photobooth: Top Hat Entertainment, South Burlington, VT
Lighting: Rain or Shine Tent Company, Grangerville, NY
Invitations: Lucky Luxe, Laurel, MS
Favors: Engraved VT Maple Syrup Bottles, Carman Brook Farm, Swanton, VT
Planner/Designer: We planned our wedding with an amazing team of vendors who we could not have been happier with!

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