Recent Wedding Stories

Central Park engagement: Lehdeen and Handy

Little known fact: We own Central Park and have the authority to kick all the people out.View full post »

Gotham Hall wedding: Jackie and Paul

We sometimes wonder if we tempt fate when we tell couples we very nearly specialize in bad weather. Hurricanes,View full post »

Onetora Mountain House

Onteora Mountain House wedding: Crista and Robert

I’m not going to spend too much time here, because each word I write comes between you and the photos of thisView full post »

Shangri-La Spa wedding: Anna and Kerry

Let me tell you a story about pressure. Pressure is when the bride for your January 2016 wedding first contacts you inView full post »

Connecticut Wedding Photographers

Lord Thompson Manor wedding: Jackie and Corey

The classic, ideal Western wedding is sort of a palindrome: you start the day slowly building to the heights of finery,View full post »

Glynwood Farms wedding: Heather and Aaron

The grass is always greener on the other side, and for New York photographers, with rustic wedding venues like GlynwoodView full post »

Kimmel Center Wedding: Dana and Zal

Speaking as a groom about to plan his own wedding: Zal, you’re making it harder for the rest of us. First, theView full post »

camp lucy at sacred oaks wedding

Sacred Oaks at Camp Lucy Wedding: Taylor and Brandon

In the world of modern families, we might need some new descriptors. It may sound mostly confusing to say that Taylor isView full post »

Crest Hollow Country Club Wedding: Mabel and Anil

Three little words. Marriages are based on three little words, and it was three little words that let me know thisView full post »

Pleasantdale Chateau wedding: Teresa and Dan

Teresa and Dan fairly drip with humor, savviness, and charisma, even on a normal day, so adding the warmth and fun of aView full post »

Hempstead House Wedding: Maggie and Jonathan

Maggie is a decisive person. When she first met with me, not long before her wedding, she was just in for a couple daysView full post »

Marcus and Kathy’s Central Park (surprise) elopement

It’s not often that I have a wedding date marked off on my calendar six months before the bride does. But MarcusView full post »

Green Building Wedding: Jenna and Aaron

I’m pretty sure this is the soonest after a wedding that I’ve ever blogged the images — chalk it up toView full post »

Studio 450 Wedding: Rosanne and Chris

Take a firecracker of a bride, a calm and cool groom who’s love for friends and family shows through the rareView full post »

Bridgewaters Wedding: Megan and Michael

The highest compliment I can give a wedding is that it made me wish I was a guest. Not only was I itching to get out onView full post »

Boston Public Library Wedding: Erika and Chip

What a journey. First, they got married, with an uninvited guest named Hurricane Irene. All of the emotion was there,View full post »

Roxbury Barn Wedding: Catherine and Jeff

Catherine and Jeff’s wedding at the Roxbury Barn was a fantastic respite from a scorching New York City August.View full post »

Metropolitan Club Wedding: Ariana and Eric

Ariana and Eric’s wedding was just … more. Yes, the Metropolitan Club is what you’d expect from a place J.View full post »

Guastivino’s Wedding: Julia and Dean

I said that Danielle and Spencer’s wedding was the wildest one I’d ever been to. But what I love about NYCView full post »

NYC Yale Club Wedding: Nicole and Dave

It was an absolutely gorgeous day in midtown for Nicole and Dave’s Yale Club wedding — gorgeous enough thatView full post »

Banyan Tree Mayakoba destination wedding: Spencer and Danielle

I’m not saying that Spencer and Danielle’s Banyan Tree Mayakoba wedding in Playa del Carmen was wild. What IView full post »

Sonya and David’s Alger House Wedding

Sonya and David were married on a Sunday. They booked me that Friday — after being unceremoniously double-bookedView full post »

A Central Park Elopement: Katherine and Zak

One of the things I’ve forced myself to specialize in is getting good photos in terrible conditions, especiallyView full post »

Hong Kong Four Seasons Wedding: Samantha and Gary

After a 16-hour flight, overcoming intense jet lag, wrestling a James Bond villain off a security guard, and happilyView full post »

Liberty House Wedding: Elizabeth and Anthony

Dateline: 11/11/11 11:11:11 Elizabeth had elements of this day planned in her fancy three-ring binder for quite someView full post »

Renaissance Aruba Resort wedding: Gina and Gary

“So … how would you like it if we flew you out to Aruba in November?” Gary asked me. He might as well haveView full post »

Central Park Boathouse wedding: Cathy and Glen

You’ve heard the story about how it started to rain right before Cathy and Glen were going to take a leisurelyView full post »

Maly and Craig’s Metropolitan Building Wedding

Even though I only met Maly in person after she had already booked me, and didn’t meet Craig until the day of theView full post »

Sherlynn and Michael: Four Seasons, Singapore

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) SingaporeView full post »

Wedding: Colleen and Steve in Green Pond, NJ

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) I love itView full post »

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Gerardo Cano - I have seen each of these weddings is as if I had been there. It’s wonderful wedding. And some stunning photos and post processing. Congratulations for the work and a lot of happiness for the couple. Great job!

David Walters - Combination of natural and “speed” light is inspiring. Never forcing it, you make it seem easy!

Andrej Pavlov - Stunning images with beautiful light !

Samantha - Love your work! I am a wedding planner in NJ and hope to connect and work with you one day!

Wangari Wanjohi - Wow, amazing photos. I am a wedding blogger and I will follow you faithfully for inspiration.

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Joseph Maramba - These are very lovely photos. Am an inspired photographer in Harare, Zimbabwe and have been learning a lot through all your photos. Great indeed!

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Suvriti Gupta - Awesome work!! Very very inspired with your take on wedding photography. I am a wedding photographer from India.

ImageStudio TV - Probably the most beautiful photos over NYC!
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