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    First and foremost, I want to thank you for visiting my website!

    Photography has always been a huge passion of mine. Being able to capture moments and freeze them in time to create ever lasting memories is completely priceless to me. I am currently specializing in wedding photography, engagement photography and family photography. While I am based in Groton, Connecticut, I will travel just about anywhere!

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me by sending me an email to photos@hillarystraterphotography.com, by giving me a call at 440-667-7743 or by clicking the 'contact' tab above!

Jaclyn & Tim – Mystic Engagement Session

Jaclyn & Tim's Mystic Engagement Session

If you have ever traveled through the adorably quaint town of Mystic, Connecticut you would definitely understand why it's become one of my favorite locations for any kind of session! I met Jaclyn and Tim for their Mystic engagement session the Friday before their wedding so we could get a good feel of how pictures would go the day of the wedding. I have to say, I love it when my bride and groom decide to have an engagement session with me. It really gives us a great opportunity to work together before the wedding day, to get to know each other a little bit more and to share some laughs! Jaclyn & Tim's mystic engagement session definitely didn't lack any of those things! I knew as soon as we met that these two were not only perfect for each other but that their wedding in mystic was going to be absolutely perfect!


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Jinny & Ryan – Mystic Seaport Wedding

Last September I had the absolute pleasure to photograph a beautiful Mystic Seaport Wedding! Jinny & Ryan had a morning ceremony and opted to do a first look right after the sun came up and let me tell you how thrilled I am they chose to do this! As soon as we walked outside from their venue we saw nothing but a thick layer of fog that covered the Mystic Seaport grounds. It made for some absolutely incredible pictures! It stuck around long enough for us to get some great shots before their ceremony began. Jinny & Ryan's Mystic Seaport wedding was full of laughter, dancing and great fun!


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Aubree’s Cake Smash – The Love Family

Last week I met up with the Love family to take some very special pictures of Miss Aubree for her first birthday! Working with this little girl was a total breeze and she was such a happy little girl! We ended the session with her epic cake smash and as you will soon see from that last picture she was pretty thrilled!


Brittany & Alex – Elks At Bass Rock Wedding

Brittany & Alex's Elks At Bass Rock Gloucester Massachusetts wedding was one for the books! It was an incredible day from start to finish. Brittany and her bridesmaids all got ready at a beautiful house in Gloucester that had so much charm to it! Everywhere you looked there were cute nick-nacks and beautiful paintings. From there we headed over to Stage Fort Park Half Moon Beach where they had a beautiful ceremony in a cozy little cove overlooking a bay. Their ceremony was at the Elks At Bass Rock in Gloucester where every little detail was total perfection! Brittany, Alex and their guests had lots of laughs and tears before they danced the night away in celebration of their marriage. Brittany & Alex's the Elks At Bass Rock wedding was a wonderful day and I wish this awesome couple all the best!


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Miriam & Chris’ E-Session – Connecticut Engagement Photographer

This engagement session was a total blast! Miriam is originally from Denmark and Chris is from here in the states, so they wanted to do a picture that showed that. I was thrilled that they brought those little flags to use in the shot! I really had a great time working with these two and love that they were open to pretty much anything during their session!

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If you're looking for a Connecticut Engagement Photographer, please do not hesitate to contact me! I love shooting engagement sessions!
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