I'm Shannon, I am a wedding and portrait photographer serving Newport, Boston, and beyond. Here you will find helpful resources and witness life, love and all good things.


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BRIDAL DETAILS  It was springtime in Newport, Rhode Island and OceanCliff Hotel was buzzing with excitement. Lindsay was getting ready in the Bridal Suite with her sister Brooke, her soon to be sister in law Ilana, her Mom and future Mother In-law. As we approached the suite the smell of hairspray and the sound of […]

Friday, May 24th, 2024

Lindsay & Andrew’s Spring Wedding at OceanCliff

An engaged couple embrace on the back lawn of Ochre Court in Newport Rhode Island.
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So you’re planning a Newport Engagement Session?… You’ve come to the right place! Now that you’ve decided to take the plunge into forever together, it’s time to memorialize this exciting time in your life with your very own engagement session. Whether you’re a “Rhodey” local or planning a destination wedding in our small but amazing […]

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Planning your Newport Engagement Session

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HOW THEY MET  Marina and Zach met the first day of their Sophomore year in High School. Zach had just transferred from a school in Pittsburgh PA (to play hockey on a Boston-based team). During 2nd period Studio Art he saw Marina sitting across the room from him and it was love at first sight. […]

Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

A Newport Rhode Island, Sailboat Engagement Session

A couple toasts to their engagement aboard a sailboat.
North Conway, New Hampshire Engagement Photos.
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How They Met Mikayla and Colton Met in the winter of 2018. They shared their first date at a local bar and grill, where they spent hours talking to each other, not wanting the date to end. Mikayla said she knew right away that she wanted to see Colton again. The conversation was effortless, like […]

Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

Mountain Engagement Session in North Conway, NH.

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The Bohlin is an oceanfront wedding venue in Newport Rhode Island with delightful coastal elegance. Complementing Newport’s long-standing nautical history, the Bohlin offers a memorable seaside wedding experience in the middle of a world-class marina. The Bohlin’s Sperry tent and dockside terrace are surrounded by classic sailboats and luxury yachts providing a relaxed yet chic […]

Monday, June 12th, 2023

The Bohlin

The Bohlin's ceremony site sits at the edge of the marina overlooking views of Newport Harbor.
Bride and Groom dip in front of Belle Mer's Island House
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Newport Rhode Island is home to some of my all time favorite venues. Carley and Jake’s Oceanfront wedding at Belle Mer was the kind of celebration people talk about! Their day was so perfectly “them” (beautiful and filled with joy) that it will be remembered by all who attended as the wedding of the year!

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

Carley & Jakes Belle Mer Wedding – Newport RI

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Ocean House is a 5 star, 5 diamond hotel and wedding venue in Watch Hill Rhode Island. Noted as one of the most remarkable hotels in North America, Ocean House stands as one of the most sought after waterfront venues in Rhode Island, offering more than five unique event spaces. As a member of the […]

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Ocean House

A groom kisses his brides hand on the boardwalk of Ocean House in Watch Hill Rhode Island.
Bridal Party cheers for the bride and groom on the steps of Ochre Court in Newport Rhode Island.
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Cheers to the talented vendor team that helped make this beautiful couple’s day such a success! Venue: The Bohlin Band: Murray Hill Talent Photography: Shannon Matos Photography Video: Move Mountains Co Makeup Artist: Glam Done Wright Hair Artist: Rhode Island Wedding Hair Florist: Sayles Livingston Design Bridal Gown: Grace Loves Lace

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Tori and Ryan’s Coastal Wedding at the Bohlin

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A bride and groom share a first dance in the grand ball room at Belle Mer.

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

Marina & Zach’s Classic Belle Mer Wedding

Bride and groom kiss at Belle Mer in Newport.