Kitz Farm Wedding Photographer in Strafford NH : Jess & Jared

Oh Kitz Farm, you’re incredibly beautiful. How is it that I’ve never worked here before and I’m only a short drive away?!

The walk through the tall grasses to the plateau where the ceremony site overlooks the pond down below and the rolling hills that allllllmost look like mountains. The ease of being close to so much and yet when you’re there you feel so far away from it all. It’s incredible property and I was seriously so shocked that I never knew just how stunning this venue is.

And then at the center of it is all Jess + Jared, two fun-loving humans with loads of talent and loads of fun all contained within their bodies. They inquired with me at the same time as another couple and as I talked to both sets of them and heard about their days and who they are as couples, I found myself very drawn into the story Jess + Jared shared.

I’ve run up against this scenario a few times – where two couples are moving towards booking at the same time – and I always reiterate that I’m never booked until the dotted line is signed…but I secretly began pushing my thoughts into them and hoping that they’d be the ones I’d spend a late June afternoon with.

So when they decided to go with me and we officially inked their date on my calendar with their two first names, I was pumped!

The day ended up being a perfect one for a wedding with a view.

Bright blue skies filled with giant cotton ball clouds, a breeze in the air, and a temperature that was just right. Jess got ready in the Kitz Farm home with the girls all laughing around her (and her brother – who is essentially her in the male form in practically every single way) and as the minutes skipped past, Jared arrived right on time ready to see his girl at their first look.

They laughed, they high-fived, they shared a couple of jokes about the antics of the day so far, and then we were off!

From family photos, to the ceremony, to the photos of just the married couple, to the barn burner reception – one thing that remained a constant was the absolute FUN these two and their friends have together. It was a non-stop laughter, beer shotgunning, piñata smashing, dance floor chicken fighting, and singing at the top of your lungs kind of day – and it fit these two perfectly!

And when we grabbed them for some photos as the sun was dipping behind those aforementioned rolling hills and Jess’ hair with it’s naturally slight strawberry tint was lit up with the golden sun against the deep green trees, I simply fell in love with her beauty.

Jess, if I could’ve stopped time, I would’ve spent an hour photographing you in that light! (Jared, you’re not so shabby either….but c’mon, it’s hard to top that woman!)

Jess + Jared, I’m so happy you chose me to photograph your Kitz Farm wedding day – I can’t wait to share your photos with you so let’s get to it!

Kitz Farm Wedding venue in Strafford New Hampshire on a bright summer day

A bridesmaid does a final check on her outfit on the wedding day

The bride gets buttoned into her wedding gown in the farmhouse at Kitz Farm

The mother of the bride watches as her daughter gets into her wedding gown with love in her eyes

Mother of the groom watches as the bride gets the final touches on her wedding day attire

The bride looks into the mirror on her Kitz Farm Wedding day

The groom wipes at a tear while he waits for the first look to start at Kitz Farm

The bride and groom greet each other at their first look on a sunny summer day

The bridesmaids and bride all laugh and get playful in the trees at Kitz Farm

A bagpiper greets guests as they head up the hill to the ceremony spot at Kitz Farm

The groom waves to guests as he walks down the aisle on a sunny day

The ring guardians are a little shy walking down the aisle at Kitz Farm

The wedding ceremony at the top of the hill on a sunny summer day with a laughing couple

The father of the bride enjoys the wedding ceremony

The groom reads his vows to the bride at Kitz Farm

The groom smiles warmly at the bride at their Strafford NH wedding

The newly married couple walk back up the aisle hand in hand as a guest grabs a picture at their New Hampshire wedding

The view from the ceremony site at Kitz Farm Wedding Venue of the water and mountains

The bride and groom stand close together under a bright blue sky after their NH wedding

The bride and groom run and laugh after their wedding in a field with a view of the White Mountains

The bride and groom run and laugh after their wedding in a field with a view of the White Mountains

The bride and groom stand close together under a bright blue sky after their NH wedding

The bride and groom sit together and discuss their wedding day adventure at Kitz Farm

The bride and groom sit together and discuss their wedding day adventure at Kitz Farm

With the water as a backdrop at Kitz Farm, the couple get in close together

The beautiful bride smiles big in front of the waving tall grass in NH

The groom is captured mid back breaking into the wedding reception

The bride and groom dance together at the reception in the barn at Kitz Farm as family smiles

The women close to the bride all tear up as they watch her dance with her father at Kitz Farm

The bride and groom laugh at toasts at their wedding reception

The bride gears up to smash a piñata shaped as a wedding cake

The laughs at the falling confetti from the smashed piñata shaped as a wedding cake

The groom smashes a piñata shaped as a wedding cake

Confetti party at the Kitz Farm wedding reception

A little boy hits the wedding gong at the barn reception in NH

Guests sing and dance at the wedding reception in New Hampshire

Guests sing and dance at the wedding reception in New Hampshire

The groom plays chicken on his best friend's back at the wedding reception at Kitz Farm in NH

The groom plays chicken on his best friend's back at the wedding reception at Kitz Farm in NH

The bride plays chicken on her best friend's back at the wedding reception at Kitz Farm in NH

One of the groomsmen gets a tasty beer poured into his mouth at the New Hampshire wedding reception

Guests sing and dance at the wedding reception in New Hampshire

Hold my beer, ladies

Guests sing and dance at the wedding reception in New Hampshire

The bride and groom sneak outside in the last light of the day for some photos in the beautiful nature at Kitz Farm in NH

The bride and groom laugh as they run around in the tall grass in Strafford New Hampshire

The bride and groom sneak outside in the last light of the day for some photos in the beautiful nature at Kitz Farm in NH

The bride cracks up at a joke from the groom in the golden hour at their NH wedding day

The barn at Kitz Farm in Strafford New Hampshire against a blue sky

Kitz Farm Wedding Photographer: I AM SARAH V Photography (Oscar was my second!)
Ceremony: Kitz Farm
Officiant: Mike Corkery
DJ: Atlantic Sound
Dress: Marry & Tux
Catering: Brick Oven Baking
Flowers: Jess’s Mom!
All handwritten notes + the chalkboards (among many other things!): Jess herself!!
Hair + Makeup: 5 Diamond Salon
Bagpipes: Eryk Bean

Maine & New Hampshire wedding photographer, I AM SARAH V Photography, photographs events for wildly in love couples seeking an NH & Maine wedding photographer with a photojournalism & cinematic approach. You can see more of my work online at www.iamsarahv.com or on Instagram. I photograph many locations including being a Kitz Farm wedding photographer in Strafford New Hampshire and I would enjoy photographing your day too! If you’d like to contact me directly, please email me at hello@iamsarahv.com

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