Being located in New York City as a boutique wedding photography and videography studio means I get to see some super unique areas of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and all of upstate New York. I’m so grateful that this job allows me to see some truly incredible places, and work with some super talented individuals.
The first photos you take on your wedding day are likely going to be the “getting ready photos.” You’ll be with a group of family and/or friends, and the moment the photographer arrives is when the day really begins. So how do you ensure your getting ready photos are the best they can possibly be? […]
Wedding Dress Trends: Vogue, Brides, The Knot and More Weddings are such special occasions that many couples look forward to as the best day of their lives. It is a time to celebrate the love between two people and share it with family and friends. And, of course, look *amazing.* As such, it is important […]
75 BEST WEDDING VENUES NYC TO CONSIDER FOR YOUR WEDDING Being located in New York City as a boutique wedding photography and videography studio means I get to see some super unique areas of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and all of upstate New York. I’m so grateful that this job allows me to see […]
Picture this. It’s your wedding reception. It’s 9pm, and you’ve been on your feet quite a bit all day. You’re an hour into the reception, and you made your own wedding reception playlist. You’re surrounded by family and friends, (maybe you’re a few cocktails in), and it comes on. Your song. The song that makes the […]
10 Things You Need to Know to Plan Your Wedding Day Timeline If you’re anything like me, planning things ahead is your pride and joy. If you’re the opposite and you’re more of a fly by the seat of your pants type person, let me take you under my wing. I want your wedding day to […]
Wedding Planning Timeline: Creating a Budget and Choosing Your Vendors Creating Your Wedding Budget It sounds daunting, but the first step to wedding planing should be creating your (ideal) budget. Set reasonable expectations for what kind of bang you can get for your buck, but don’t be afraid to dream big and write down EVERYTHING. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. Camera shy/not sure why you should take extra photos? Let’s go through a list of some engagement photos tips Engagement Photos Tips When […]
Wedding Photography Cost Most of the time, as an inquiring customer, you’ve got to jump through a bunch of hoops and do tons of internet sleuthing to figure out the pricing of a vendor. When it comes to wedding photography, the cost may vary, but there are some industry standards. It’s not a one-size-fits-all type […]
Choosing A Wedding Photographer Choosing your wedding photographer is one of the most important steps in wedding planning, and we don’t just say that because, well, we’re wedding photographers. We say that because it’s true, and we only speak truth here. You may be wondering “Why is a wedding photographer so important? What about the other […]
NYC Wedding Photographers Style Like the city of New York itself, the wedding photographers in the area are unique. New York wedding photographers are capable of adapting to lots of different styles, and we’re happy to give you examples of our own. What inspires us? What inspires you? We often look to pop culture when […]
Welcome Dinner in Florence, Italy We’re in Florence, Italy for a pre-wedding welcome/rehearsal dinner. If you’re on the fence about whether or not you should have a rehearsal dinner of your own, hopefully this post will give you some ideas. Lots of guests came from all over the world, therefor, the almost-newlyweds wanted to be […]
“Do I need a second photographer at my wedding? This is one of the biggest (and most important) questions asked when booking a wedding photographer. We totally understand why that question would be posed, and there are some totally valid pros & cons. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to have a […]
Outdoor Wedding Reception Ideas We know you don’t need us to tell you that planning a wedding is a quite a time consuming mission – your “to do list” may start to look more like a “to-do million-page paper.” With that in mind, we want to try to provide all our couples with as many […]
Ultimate Maid of Honor Checklist Whether you’re a bride or newly-assigned Maid of Honor, this checklist should help you out. 27 Dresses. Bridesmaids. Made of Honor. Bachelorette. Great movies, but hopefully, none of that happens in real life, ever. To help make sure none of those wedding ruining scenarios ever happen, we’re going to break […]
Questions to Ask Your Wedding Florist Wedding flowers are one of those things that you think “yeah, this looks easy and fun” and then you really think about all the work that goes into it and that thought quickly changes to “….this is definitely best left to the professionals.” With that in mind, you might understandably […]
Wedding Planning Checklist If you’re planning your own wedding or trying to figure out how to plan a wedding during Covid, you’re not alone. Whether you’re trying to find the best wedding venue, or if you’re trying to book your wedding vendors, we’re here to help. So, enjoy our super thorough wedding planning checklist. Planning […]
How to Pick an Engagement Ring This is so exciting – you’re getting engaged! You know what that means, it’s time to find that perfect engagement ring. Don’t know where to start looking? Are you overwhelmed? Did you drink enough water today? No need to stress, this guide will help you out! (This doesn’t have […]
2023 Wedding Colors If you’re in the thick of planning your own wedding, you’ll want something fun to do. Picking your wedding colors for your 2023 wedding is one of those fun things! And if you love to keep up with 2023 fashion/color trends, this is the task for you. Picking your wedding colors allows […]
I could talk about how much I love backyard weddings all day. There are of course a unique set of challenges that come with planning a backyard wedding, but that’s a problem for future you. Right now, let’s focus on the top 5 reasons to have a backyard wedding. Top 5 Reasons to Have a […]
BRIARCLIFF MANOR WEDDING It seems like just yesterday that Maryam, Jeff, & I met up in White Plains for a coffee. That day, we talked wedding logistics, unprecedented events, and our general interests. The next time we met up was for their engagement session at Kenisco Dam, which was a *dam* good time. Sorry. As […]
A wedding is a significant milestone in anyone's life. It's a day filled with joy, love, and a whole lot of planning. Whether you're a bride-to-be, groom-to-be, or a wedding enthusiast, you'll (hopefully!) find something helpful in this blog.
Though I'm not personally planning a wedding or getting married, I've certainly been to my fair share of weddings as a photographer. So, I've taken what I know about venue hunting, dress shopping, preparing for engagement photos and more in order to aid my future couples.
You'll also find some personal opinions and experiences, plenty of tips & advice, vendor recommendations, trends and inspiration, and tons of photos of course.
I try to update the blog as often as I can, so come back every so often to check for new work or to explore a new venue with me! And if you have any ideas or suggestions for posts, let me know.