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Marcia + Taylor @ The Huracan Cafe, Punta Cana

Hey guys! i know i don’t blog often, with everything going on i really don’t know how other photogs find a way to stay active on their blogs!

Anywho this was one wedding i had to make time for, you all know how much i love shooting in Dominican Republic, so is only right i share, lots went on, on this day, even a little boudoir to surprise the hubs and a TTD session to make up for the lack of portraits on the wedding day due to a later ceremony and no first look, we went the traditional route on this one and i loved it because the next day it gave us an excuse to drive to Bayahibe and have ourselves a whole other portrait session, while we were hosted by the wonderful Anna Nuet (sweetest MUA ever) anyways ill write up a little more later, have to get this out before i get to work…lol

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Stephanie + Anthony engagement @ Rye, NY Playland Park

take a second to enjoy scrolling through the superfun engagement session with this super cool couple! had to split it into 2 days because Playland closed on us, but it was totally worth it! at least for me it was, except shooting while riding that spinning slingshot ride…lol

anyways, congrats to Steph + Ant who will be tying the knot next July in Punta Cana, in the wonderful Huracan Cafe!

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Julie + Tyrell @ The Huracan, Punta Cana

Hi Guys!

Ok bare with me on here, its been a while since I took the time to actually blog lol. Anyhow almost 2 years ago, my bro-in-law got hitched in Punta Cana and both Angie and I were part of the bridal party, on this day i got a taste of how awesome it is to actually shoot on the island, the immense stress and pressure that comes with being a photographer, literally seem to vanish behind the beauty of it all, this day I promised myself I will come back and shoot my own wedding on the island.

Fast forward to about a month and here I was once again!…this time i came wielding my cameras and having a blast doing so, with an amazing Bride and a singing groom, yes the man serenaded his bride during the reception!

Julie + Tyrell were referred to me by my sisnlaw whom as I stated earlier had gotten married at The Huracan Cafe in Punta Cana and is where Julie was planning to have her own wedding!. I of course jumped at the opportunity and after speaking with my her, she decided to book us! I couldnt have been any happier, Julie’s personality and mines sort of blended as if we had been friends for a while and knew the day of the wedding couldnt get any better, that was until i met her friends and family..lol. I ended up traveling alone to Punta Cana and surely thought i would be lonely, but the second I landed I met Julie’s uncle Manny, who btw is an incredibly talented bridal designer and who made Julie, not 1 but 2 stunning gowns! we had a 30 minute ride to the Majestic Colonial Resort and we immediately hit it off, all of a sudden I didnt feel all that alone, then I met Julie’s wonderful mom and I realized where Julie gets her charismatic and approachable personality from! the woman who had never met me, rushed me with a hug, kiss and a beer! It was a party from the start and I was treated as more than just a vendor, I was treated as a friend of the family. Thank you Julie + Tyrell, thanks to your mothers, family and friends for trusting me as your photographer and hope you guys enjoy these photos.

To finish it off THANK YOU Anna who I met on my broinlaws wedding 2 years ago as the hair/makeup and who also did Julie’s…Ive worked with many vendors in my years as a photographer, this woman left a huge impression on me and i highly recommend her to anyone and a huge THANK YOU to Nati who made Julie’s dream a reality and planned everything with her from flowers, chairs, cake, decor, etc every little detail that made this such a beautiful wedding and made my job a piece of cake with how organized and pretty everything was.

Location : The Majestic Colonial + The Huracan Cafe

Hair + MakeUp : Anna Nuet

Dresses : Manuel Palferez

Event Coordinator/planner : Natalia Roldan

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