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honest, thoughtful, & reflective

for couples in love + their four-legged family

Mei Lin Barral Photography

honest + reflective imagery

for couples in love + their four-legged family

Now, I cannot wait to hear your
  
origin story.

you've found your
person.

now it's time to celebrate your
love.

congratulations are in order

I understand if everything feels overwhelming right now, 
you are getting married.
You are now engaged to the love of your life, &
in the midst of planning your celebration.

I hope you are able to be present with each other
to realize how lucky you are to have found each other.


My cousin married


the love of her life in

2012.

why I photograph weddings

One Christmas day, my cousin's partner surprised her with a tiny little black lab mix puppy with a huge red bow tied around his neck. It was that day that everyone in our family knew for certain they would get married one day.

On the morning of their special day, everybody was nervous, anxious, & most of all excited for the day's events to unfold. She prepared in her childhood home, while he prepared in their house.

This was the second wedding I attended. I remember being in awe of everything during that day. I saw the photographer document the gorgeous bridal gown + shoes and instantly knew I wanted to commemorate couples' weddings.

I have carried this experience of attending a wedding close to my heart ever since. I am thrilled to be able to document couples' love so their grandchildren may one day witness how beautiful love transcends time.

experiences

the

BEGINNING AT 350

With your partner you have declared your love for one another & made the decision to grow old together. Celebrate this momentous time of your lives; it is a chance for you to slow down and enjoy being a fiancé(e).

engagements

BEGINNING AT 2100

Your wedding day is only the beginning of your new life with your partner by your side. This is the day that you celebrate your love, surrounded by all of your favorite people. Documenting this joy means you have heirlooms to keep close to your heart.

weddings

BEGINNING AT 800

The most important part of a wedding is to be with the one you love and begin a new adventure together. This collection is for the free-spirited, non-traditional couple who want an intimate celebration of love.

elopements

We've never hired a wedding photographer before, how do we do this?

We've never hired a wedding photographer before, how do we do this?

frequently asked


questions

I completely understand, don't worry. Just start by contacting me and let's talk about your big day while getting to know each other. We'll start with the date and location of your wedding and go from there.

Should we have an engagement session?

Should we have an engagement session?

Engagement sessions are incredible amounts of fun. They're a perfect time for you to take a minute, snuggle & kiss your spouse-to-be, and remember that you are going to be married to your love.

You choose where we do your engagement session because it's all about you & choosing the perfect location is one part of showing off who you are as a couple and individuals. I love engagement sessions because they're a great time for us to get to know each other and for you to get comfortable in front of the camera. By the time your wedding day comes, you'll be pros.
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Alternatively, if you’re incredibly busy before the wedding, a post-wedding anniversary session is a lovely way to reflect on your wedding day and have more photos of the two of you.

How Many Photos Should We Expect?
How Long Until We Get To See Them?

How Many Photos Should We Expect?
How Long Until We Get To See Them?

You being able to reminisce about your special day is important to me,
which is why you'll be getting 200 - 300 photos in 6 - 8 weeks.
But don't worry, you won't be waiting long to see special sneak peaks
on Facebook & Instagram in order to get you extra excited about your full online gallery.

Speaking Of — Can We See A Full Gallery?

Speaking Of — Can We See A Full Gallery?

Of course you can!
Please email me and I will send you different unique wedding galleries featuring amazing couples.

Will You Travel For Our Wedding?

Will You Travel For Our Wedding?

I absolutely love to travel, & would be thrilled to travel for your wedding. I am ready to travel throughout New England, & I do have my passport updated + ready to go for destination weddings.

Email me and we'll start talk about where you'll be celebrating ~

Are The People Featured On Your Website Models?

Are The People Featured On Your Website Models?

I am happy to say that all of the couples featured on my website are really together & really in love.

There's no faking real love & real emotion; all of those touching moments you see are
honest & reflective ~

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