Wedding Portfolio

a massachusetts wedding photographer for couples who won't settle for cookie-cutter

A selection of the beautiful weddings I've photographed


A selection of Gorgeous Engagement Portrait Sessions


DeCordova Sculpture Park Engagement Session

lincoln, massachusetts

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Alpine Country Club Wedding

cranston, rhode island

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Pavilion at Pinehills Wedding

plymouth, massachusetts

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Private Family Residence Wedding

northampton, massachusetts

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Investment & Experience

In no time, it'll feel like we're long-lost besties. I LOVE getting to know my couples personally. I want to learn about what makes your love unique & get a glimpse into your world so that I can fit seamlessly into your big day! Let's talk favorite foods, favorite Netflix series, and so on.

your unique love captured

The Experience


I'm detail-obsessed. Seriously. I will totally geek out over any quirky, adorable details you have planned, and make absolutely certain that you have photographs of every last one. I've also been praised for my ability to somehow be everywhere in the room at once. You'll see me all over the dance floor, probably dancing and singing along while capturing the very best moments.


This is the best day of your life - and it should be nothing less than a total blast. After all, that's what you deserve! As a Massachusetts wedding photographer, I want to help make your big day FUN. Yep, even the family portraits part! I want to make sure you're able to look back on your day with a full heart and a smile that makes your face hurt.


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You live to create—and as such, you’re SUPER excited to create the day of your dreams. One that truly reflects your personality.

You’ve seen the same old cookie-cutter, plain-jane, by-the-book wedding redone so many times, and you want something different. Just like you’ve decorated your body with ink and your home with art, you want to decorate this day with all the little things that scream YOU to your friends & loved ones. You want dramatic smoke in the background of your formal portraits. You want non-traditional colors. You’ve curated an eclectic playlist that would probably confuse the heck out of most DJs. In short, you want to make your wedding as unique as you are.

You want to spend the day making memories with the people who matter most. You simply want to laugh and have fun with your best friend & those who’ve played a role in your story. Nothing sounds more perfect to you than ending the day sitting around a campfire with your wedding party, being your truest & most genuine selves.

You love having fun together & try not to take yourselves too seriously. You question the status quo & aren’t afraid to think outside the box. You believe everyone should strive to live a bit more compassionately.

If this sounds like you & your love, I’m the perfect wedding photographer for you. 

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am i for you?

love is love: I am proud to be one of new england's many wonderful lgbt friendly photographers.

Does this sound like you & your love?

Start by filling out my contact form & sharing the details of your big day! Then, we'll arrange a time to chat either over the phone or over Zoom to see if we're the perfect fit for each other.

Say Hello

Step 1 of 6

I'll send over a contract to officially get your wedding date on my calendar! Once that's all set, you'll receive some other fun goodies from me, including a list of all my favorite Boston/Providence area wedding vendors to make the rest of your planning super easy.

we'll get your date locked in

Step 2 of 6

Most of my clients opt to book an engagement session with me in addition to their wedding day coverage, and many add on a bridal boudoir session as well. An engagement session is a fantastic opportunity to get a feel for my personality & photography style before your big day, and a boudoir album makes for a really unique, special gift for your love.  Together, we'll plan AMAZING experiences for both! 

we'll plan your extras

Step 3 of 6

About a month before the wedding, we'll get together & review the entire timeline, start to finish, to make sure absolutely EVERYTHING you want captured is included. No detail will be missed! And don't worry - I'll guide you through it all so you don't have to stress one bit.

we'll craft your custom timeline

Step 4 of 6

Let's make some memories!!!! All you have to do now is have the time of your life with your best friend. I'll be there to gather your crew together for family portraits, guide you through some SUPER fun (and creative) couples portraits, and of course answer any questions you may have, but also to be a fly on the wall & capture all the little in-between moments.

Your wedding day! yasss!

Step 5 of 6

They'll be delivered to you within six weeks via digital download link, and we'll schedule an album design session if this is something you're interested in (I HIGHLY recommend it)!

You'll receive your stunning photographs!

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Let's do this thing!.

The Process

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elopements from $1600

Looking back through your wedding photos is, by far, the BEST way to relive all the joy, excitement & fun of your day. And for that reason, it's important to invest in your wedding photography experience. Please note, I offer flexible payment plans & am available for travel throughout New England and beyond!

The Investment Details

Weddings from $3400

"Ariana was amazing. My other photographer cancelled 5 hours before my wedding and Ariana showed up last minute for us in a blizzard to make sure I got the photos I needed! She stood in 2 feet of snow to get the perfect shots and was so kind and patient with all of us. She made us feel so much better about our crazy blizzard wedding. The quality of her photos is awesome and she caught many heartfelt moments. I would recommend her to anyone in the area who needs a photographer! She is reliable and professional."
- Samantha & Chris

fall river, MAssachusetts

"Ari is so passionate about what she does and the people she does it for that it radiates through her photos. She realizes how important her work is to her clients, and it means just as much to her as it does to them to make a memory worth having. By the end of your wedding day, you won't be working with a vendor, you'll be working with a friend. She is such a welcoming, kind, and caring person it is impossible not to feel at ease when working with her. Even my husband, who is usually standoffish when first meeting someone and feels awkward having his photo taken, was genuinely laughing and smiling throughout the day and was never apprehensive during the process and only wants to work with her in the future. I feel like Ari's work speaks for itself, yet I can't help but go on about it and the amazing person behind the camera making it happen anyways. Bottom line is, if you want a wedding with moments to remember and photos that are stunning and that you'll love every single one of, hire Vivid Instincts, hire Ari. I always will."
- Joslyn & Dan

bristol, rhode island

"Ari was lovely to work with! You could tell she was really on our team and had our backs. It doesn’t hurt that the photos were simply incredible! Thanks for everything, Ari!"
- Danya & Chris

boston, massachusetts

"We have worked with Ari at Vivid Instincts Photography for many years over various kinds of projects, the latest being our wedding! When I say she was one of the only things that went right about that day, I really am not joking. She is amazingly kind and sweet and builds you up and makes you very comfortable. She gets amazing details and captures Sweet Moments that you may not think to add to your list of wants. Her flexibility and collaborative nature make the whole process stress free!"
- Riven & Matt

north conway, new hampshire

"Ari has done my engagement and wedding photos and what drew me to her was her unique, creative style. You can tell she takes pride in her work, and it is reflected. She was so easy to communicate with, down to earth, professional and ensured we got what we wanted and had set expectations for. We got our photo album back about 4 weeks post wedding and the photos were amazing!! She really captured shots that showed people’s personalities. I would definitely use her again for future photo needs!"
- Lindsey & Chris

acushnet, massachusetts

Kind Words from
ari marie photography couples

I can't wait to learn all about your unique story & how you want it told. Fill out this form to begin your experience, and I'll reach out within a day or two!

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Weddings BEGIN AT $3400