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Yearly Archives: 2013

Wedding : Lauren + Joe @ Meadow Wood Manor


And it happened. Lauren and Joe’s special day happened. I make a big deal about that because I remember thinking their wedding day was so far away! We met Lauren and Joe well over a year away from their wedding date and I remember emailing Lauren throughout the year with some sort of crazy countdown. Lauren and Joe’s wedding was one of the most fun weddings we’ve been to this year. I think a big part of that is because Lauren and Joe are simply fun, fun people! (Don’t believe me? See for yoursef!) as are their families and friends. They are the type of people who make your job as a photographer insanely easy because they just give you the shots you want. You know, the ones where they are being themselves, completely engrossed in their conversation, their own little private joke, each other and sort of forget you exist? Yeah. Thanks for that guys! They were blessed with a nearly perfect autumn day which made for pretty amazing pictures.

Thank you Lauren + Joe for allowing us to be a part of your wonderful day! We wish you both a lifetime of happiness and endless fun moments!

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Wedding : Melissa + John

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Meet John and Melissa! Together, they are an awesome combination of short, [really] tall, super sweet and friendly, easy-going and too much fun! We met this awesome duo at our crossfit box — Crossfit Gotham: STAND UP! And like everyone there, they were nice enough to make us feel welcomed and at home right away. I am not exactly sure when it happened, but casually around the time they were looking for a photographer for their wedding, Melissa found out that Elkin WAS a wedding photographer – pretty awesome coincidence if I may say so myself! Soon enough, we were discussing wedding day details over passion tea lemonades at Starbucks and even sooner after, it was AUGUST 16TH – their wedding day. I could write a lot about their day, it was all so beautiful and a lot of fun. Seriously, too much fun! This entire bridal party, bride and groom included, just know to party. From the hotel, to the limo, to the reception, music and laughter was present everywhere. As much as I laughed, I wanted to cry! Seriously, lots of choking back tears during the first look and more during their ceremony! Three days ago, they celebrated their two-month anniversary, and we are wishing them all the love, happiness and blessings we wish them then! Thank you both for allowing Elkin and I to be a part of your special day! It will remain in our hearts forever!

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Engagement : Jessie + Chase @ Liberty State Park

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Meet Jessie + Chase. Second time’s the charm for this sweet couple and their engagement shoot. Rain literally dampened our first attempt at shooting; so much so that it was well over before it even started! We ended up rescheduling to what seemed like the sunniest day of the summer. Jessie and Chase decided on Liberty State Park as their location of choice. A pretty large park opposite Liberty and Ellis Island home to a huge Marina, a 9/11 Memorial and amazing views of the NYC skyline, amongst others.

Elkin , Jessie and chase set out to explore the park, while Lexie — Jessie and Chases’s fur baby and I– happily chased them around. 🙂 It was a beautiful sumer day spent with a lovely couple and a super sweet and energetic puppy!

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