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First Look On Your Wedding Day: What Is It and Why You Should Have One

March 31, 2021

Having a first look on your wedding day: it’s a hotly debated topic. It’s also worth mentioning that having a first look on your wedding day is still a relatively new concept. Growing up and seeing tv shows and movies, it was unheard of to see each other before the ceremony. Seeing your spouse in […]

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Maybe I’m biased, but I think every engaged couple should take engagement photos. They’re a great opportunity to get fresh new pics with your partner AND get chummy with your wedding photographer. When you choose your wedding photographer, you should pick a date for your photos. If you’re following a wedding planning timeline, this will […]

Why Should You Take Engagement Photos? + Tips For Your Photo Session

March 22, 2021

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15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Photographer

March 12, 2021

It’s important to know your wedding day vendors, and even more important for them to be transparent with you while you’re getting to know them. I will say though – there are helpful questions you can ask, and then there are questions that have nothing to do with the photographer’s skillset, experience, personality, etc. Knowing what to […]

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This rooftop wedding was one I was looking forward to all year. I mean it’s in Brooklyn, on the roof, in October, with clients who are like an extension of myself – what more could you want? Pre-wedding, though, things got…difficult, and there was never an opportunity for us to meet or have an engagement […]

Rooftop Wedding at the W Loft in Brooklyn, New York

March 4, 2021

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Winter Engagement Photos in Central Park

February 23, 2021

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you cant take the engagement photos of your dreams. One of my favorite places as of recently is Ladies’ Pavilion in Central Park. Not only is it perfect for an engagement session, but also it’s totally ideal for a quick little elopement. From the lake to the iconic Bow […]

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Looking to host a small wedding in NYC on a budget? Fav venue booked? There is another option that allows you to wed on your preferred date *and* save money. What could it be, you’re wondering? An Airbnb. When you want to save money and tie the knot in style, this is the way to […]

Best Airbnb Wedding Venues in New York and New York City

February 22, 2021

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Small Backyard Wedding in Mystic, Connecticut

February 22, 2021

Thad and Lily entered (and won) an engagement session giveaway with us in pre-pandemic times. We made some photo magic in Prospect Park and since then, I’ve been anxiously awaiting their wedding day. When it finally came – despite all the things 2020 has thrown at us – it was like a breath of fresh […]

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This wedding is round #1 for this couple. The big shebang is taking place in June 2021, but until then this intimate backyard Catskills wedding is the perfect placeholder. And since this wedding is being held in their family home’s backyard, their upstate NY wedding venue will still be special come wedding day. Their closest […]

Upstate NY Wedding Venue: How About Your Backyard?

February 18, 2021

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Central Park Wedding Photos and Elopement Advice

February 18, 2021

Ditching your original wedding plans and opting to elope is becoming a trend, and I think it’s here to stay. And what better place to elope than New York City? Picture this: a short, sweet ceremony at Ladies’ Pavilion, Central Park wedding photos by the lake and bow bridge, and then going to get takeout. […]

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2020 said “not so fast” to all couples planning big, banquet-hall weddings. That didn’t stop *marriages* from happening. A backyard wedding is quickly becoming the way to wed, and it’s hard to see any cons. Like plenty of others, the big parts of this couple’s wedding day got postponed. You’re not alone if this happened to you, […]

Backyard Wedding in New Jersey: How to Plan a Backyard Wedding

February 16, 2021

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