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A bride and groom standing in front of a wooden bridge in a rural setting, with trees and a clear sky in the background.

Check out some sneak peek photos from Liz & Tony’s wedding this past weekend at Evergreen Farms in Dayville CT.

Liz & Tony’s Evergreen Farms Wedding Sneak Peeks

Vendors, Weddings

Join Robb and Jenni on their vibrant engagement session at Worcester’s Alrin POW WOW Bird mural with Ladman Studios.

The powder of love at the Alrin POW WOW Bird Mural

Off-Grid Sessions

The WoodWinds, where grand staircases meet gourmet feasts and every wedding becomes a legendary tale.

Discover the Magic of The Woodwinds Wedding Venue

Venues, Ballroom Wedding Venues

Explore 10 amazing ballroom and banquet hall wedding venues in Connecticut that offer a perfect blend of ambiance, beauty, and amenities.

Discover the Perfect Ballroom Venue for Your Connecticut Wedding

Venues, Ballroom Wedding Venues

Ever notice how your photos look different when they are printed vs on a screen?

Why Your Photos Look Different on Your Phone and in Your Photo Album

Guides, Resources

I am honored to share that I have been featured with ShootProof in their recent blog!

The Art of the Dip: Tips for Photographing The Iconic Wedding Pose

features

A joyous couple celebrates at a wedding, the man in a navy suit waving and the woman in a sequined dress laughing heartily. They are recognized by the WPJA, capturing the lively spirit of the moment against a backdrop of a rain-kissed, elegant outdoor venue.

Excited to announce I have been featured in the WPJA Spotlight Round 1 2024.

Spotlight Feature On WPJA Round 1

features

In an era dominated by digital screens, there’s something undeniably special about the tangibility of a printed wedding photograph.

Why Your Wedding Photos Deserve to Be Printed

Guides

A smiling couple in wedding attire walk together outdoors in Connecticut; the bride in a lace dress with a floral bouquet and the groom in a green tweed suit.

Here are five kick-ass tips to turn your wedding from just another Saturday into a full-blown, unforgettable celebration of your story

5 Epic Ways to Make Your Connecticut Wedding You!

Guides

newly wed couple presession with confetti

Discover the art of crafting your personalized wedding and embrace Connecticut’s charm to create an unforgettable celebration.

Personalizing A Connecticut Wedding: Unforgettable Vibes and Epic Moments

Guides

Harkness Memorial State park located in Connecticut, is an amazing location for your engagement photos! Mansions, fields, and ocean oh my!

Nature’s Love Song A Harkness Park Engagement

Off-Grid Sessions

married couple standing for a portrait

Experience the Magic of a laid-back Connecticut Wedding when its stress free and truly celebrates you YOUR WAY!

Celebrate Love at Olde Mistick Village and The Port of Call!

Weddings

Connecticut Connecticut has some of the most beautiful wooded lands in in New England to host your wedding. But which one is right for you?

The Best Outdoor Wedding Venues In Connecticut

Park Wedding Venues, Venues

A laughing couple in wedding attire, holding hands as they walk.

Olivia and Chip’s wedding at a castle in Old Saybrook CT was a truly amazing day from start to finish.

Chip & Olivia | Old Saybrook CT

Castle Wedding Venues, Weddings

Whether you’re craving a rustic vibe, sheer elegance, or both, StoneHurst at Hampton Valley has everything you want from your Connecticut wedding venue.

Stonehurst at Hampton Valley

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues, Mansion Wedding Venues

Beach elopement with couple at Watch Hill

Finding a location for your engagement photos can be a stressful time. But It doesn’t have to be.

The Best Engagement Session Locations In Connecticut

Off-Grid Sessions, Guides

Something Borrowed Mobile is a unique solution for non-traditional couples who want access to a wedding suite.

Something Borrowed Mobile: A Unique Solution To A Wedding Suite

Vendors

Allen hill farm connecticut wedding venue

Allen Hill Farm is much more than just a Connecticut wedding venue. It’s a place that celebrates family and history.

Allen Hill Farm: A Beautiful Wedding Venue with Rich History

Barn & Farm Wedding Venues, Venues

Hope lodge CT wedding venue located in Moosup Connecticut.

Looking for a venue that’s both affordable and fully customizable? Look no further than Hope Lodge.

Hope Lodge Connecticut Wedding Venue

Venues, Hall & Lodge Wedding Venues

Bride pinning a Boutonniere on her husband.

Get ready to learn everything you need to know about this fancy chest garnish in this Ultimate Guide To Boutonnieres.

The Ultimate Guide To Boutonnieres

Guides

Wedding desert bar featuring cake, cup cakes, pies, and other desserts.

Traditional wedding cakes are a thing of the past! Let’s explore alternatives that will wow you and your guests.

Alternative Wedding Desserts That Will Wow Your Guests

Guides

large indoor barn area at Evergreen Farms a Connecticut barn wedding venue

Evergreen Farms is a stunning wedding venue with a chic and modern vibe and just the right touch of rustic charm in Dayville, CT.

Evergreen Farms Dayville CT Wedding Venue

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues

Newlywed couple framed by red bushed for a couples portrait.

I get it. Planning a wedding can be stressful, and finding the perfect CT wedding photographer for you is crucial. There are so many photographers, and knowing where to start can be hard. But don’t worry. I’m here to help.

The expert guide to finding your ideal wedding photographer

Guides

couple standing at the edge of the water looking at each over during sunset

Connecticut is home to some of the country’s most beautiful and scenic waterfront wedding venues.

Best Waterfront Wedding Venues In Connecticut

Venues, Waterfront Wedding Venues

Woman-and-man-together-after-proposing-next-to-a-tree-and-stone-wall.

What better way to take your relationship to the next level than by proposing in the great outdoors.

The Best Outdoor Proposal Locations In Connecticut

Off-Grid Sessions

Okay, so you’re getting hitched and you’re trying to figure out how many hours of wedding photography you need. Here’s the deal: it’s like choosing the right amount of ice cream for your sundae.

How Much Wedding Photography Coverage Do You Really Need?

Guides

Husband and wife sharing a first dance at Allen Hill Farm in Brooklyn Connecticut Wedding venue.

When it comes to booking your wedding photographer, you don’t want to wait until the last minute. So, don’t be a slacker – get on it!

When you should Book Your Wedding Photographer

Guides

Wedding rings sitting in a static beam of sunlight at stonehurst at hampton valley ct

This isn’t the one ring to rule them all, so don’t worry, you won’t be adventuring to Mordor to find the perfect engagement ring.

The Best Engagement Ring Jewelers In Connecticut

Vendors

Angel and Anchor Farm Connecticut Wedding Venue Victorian Home From Outsite

Angel & Anchor Farm is a cozy farm located in Sterling CT and is absolutely perfect for your Connecticut barn & farm rustic wedding.

Angel & Anchor Farm

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues

wedding dress hanging in the a window backlit by the sun in a entry way at Stonehurst at Hampton Valley Connecticut wedding venue by Ladman Studios

Once you find the wedding venue you want, there are some questions you should be asking them. This blog has over 85 to keep in mind.

Important Questions to ask your wedding venue

Guides

Couple holding hands on their wedding day, walking by the sea

There is a lot to consider when trying to understand why a wedding photographer charges what they do. Let’s break it down together.

The Cost Of Wedding Photography In Connecticut – 2024

Guides

Bride and father sharing a heartfelt first dance at a connecticut barn wedding venue

Looking for the perfect rustic wedding venue in Connecticut can be daunting. So i made you a list of the best ones!

The Best Barn & Farm Wedding Venues In Connecticut

Barn & Farm Wedding Venues, Venues

True to its name, Green Haven is a cozy micro wedding venue tucked away in a quiet corner of northeastern Connecticut Located in Pomfret center.

Green Haven Connecticut Wedding Venue

Barn & Farm Wedding Venues, Venues

All couples need a break from planning their wedding to kick back and relax a bit. Your engagement session is ultimate date night.

Nailing Your Engagement Session

Guides, Off-Grid Sessions

womans-reaction-to-marriage-proposal-birdge-of-flowers

Planning a proposal can be a stressful task. After all, it’s one of the most important moments in your journey together.

Planning The Perfect Marriage Proposal

Guides

man and woman after their wedding day first look sharing a moment by flamingo pen at Sunken Gardens in Tampa Florida by Ladman Studios

Planning out how much time you will need for your wedding day is absolutely crucial when it comes to making sure all those moments that are important to you are captured.

Your Wedding Photography Timeline

Guides

The smells and energy in the air of your local town fair or yearly carnival is like none other. The New England Carousel Museum brings that energy to life year round.

New England Carousel Museum

Venues, Unique Wedding Venues

This venue can be best described as ‘The Nappa Valley’ of Connecticut, slathered with old world charm.

Silver Oak Mystic

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues

Imagine slamming back your favorite craft beer where it was made while exchanging vows.. Sounds fucking epic to me.

Two Roads Brewing

Venues, Brewery

The Salem Herbfarm is a historic farm dating back to the 1840s incorporating historic elements while also bringing restored elements to make your wedding day one for the ages.

The Salem Herbfarm

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues

If you are looking for some killer water views, rustic barn vibes, or a cozy outdoor ceremony gazebo, look no further than the Pavilion on Crystal Lake…Minus Jason of course.

The Pavilion On Crystal Lake

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues

With a history dating back to the 1800s, Millpond Gathering is a newly renovated wedding venue that encompasses five different brands into one destination.

Millpond Gatherings Connecticut Wedding Venue

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues

Maple Lane Farms is a 325-acre wedding venue located in Preston,Connecticut.

Maple Lane Farms

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues

Situated on Candlewood Mountain, the venue features over 640 acres of event space throughout its property. This venue is ideal for couples looking for a rustic vibes.

Candlelight Farms Inn CT wedding venue

Barn & Farm Wedding Venues, Venues

This venue is ideal for couples who are looking for a New England-style barn venue with rustic vibes.

Wright’s Mill Farm Connecticut Wedding Venue

Venues, Barn & Farm Wedding Venues

Bride and groom sharing an intimate moment on the grand staircase of the Connecticut wedding venue The Woodwinds

Instead of trying to stress about which Connecticut wedding venue is best for you, here’s list of the 9 best Connecticut has to offer.

9 Of The Best Wedding Venues In Connecticut

Guides

Husband and Wife full day wedding coverage with extras

Simple tips for planning your wedding.

5 Simple Tips When Planning Your Wedding

Guides

Listen, bottom-line, If you are a rad couple who wants a wedding photographer who understands you and wants you to actually experience your wedding day by leveling up your wedding experience to be present in your fleeting moments with the people you love most - then reach out now! I have limited availability so that you can be guaranteed the focus and dedication your dream wedding deserves.

Listen, bottom-line, If you are a rad couple who wants a wedding photographer who understands you and wants you to actually experience your wedding day by leveling up your wedding experience to be present in your fleeting moments with the people you love most - then reach out now! I have limited availability so that you can be guaranteed the focus and dedication your dream wedding deserves.

Connecticut-based wedding photographer TJ Ladzinski is your adventure catalyst. With infectious enthusiasm and an easygoing spirit, he transforms every moment into cherished memories.

A storyteller at heart, TJ's work has been awarded and featured in several wedding publications. His dedication to capturing authentic moments and creating a joyful atmosphere for his couples is evident in the photographs and experience he produces.

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Forget the forms—let’s talk! Shoot me a message about your favorite games, hangouts, or adventures. Next, we'll jump on a call, Google, or meet in person ( my treat ) to get into the nitty-gritty of your wedding details and see if we vibe. As a heads up, I only book 20 weddings a year. So let’s connect soon!


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