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Wedding season is now in full swing, and we’re so excited to share this early preview of Kathryn + Paul’s Wedding! This sweet moment happened just after the newly-married couple walked back down the aisle hand-in-hand. In their excitement and joy, I’m pretty sure they had no idea there were any other people on the planet.

The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our website as soon as the couple returns from their honeymoon.

Until then, keep an eye on our Instagrams for more previews from this wedding! If you’re not yet following our Instagrams, you’re missing out! It’s where we post our newest work, so head over there now: Ulysses’ Instagram  +  Jenni’s Instagram.


Aatish’s parents had no idea that 100+ of their most cherished friends had come to celebrate their anniversary. Many had come from all over the country for this big event, and some even traveled internationally in order to attend. It was beautiful to see the love and affection everyone displayed for them on this special occasion. Little did anyone know that Aatish and his wife had another happy surprise to announce — they’re expecting their first baby! There were lots of hugs and happy tears from the new grandparents and everyone else gathered, as they celebrated over this dual surprise for the rest of the evening.



We’re glad we no longer need to contain our excitement over seeing Amy + Doug’s wedding published by the editors of the premium bridal portal at Style Me Pretty! We’re not surprised to see them gushing over the lush green gardens, the antique red barn, the custom sculptures handmade by Amy herself, and the private meadow locale for their guests to be seated during the ceremony. You won’t be able to resist the rustic charm and handmade details they put into the decor.  Tap here so you won’t miss seeing and reading about all the lovely details from this effervescent couple’s perfectly gorgeous outdoor wedding day!

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Seeing our work get noticed, picked up, and published never gets old! In fact, seeing our photos in printed publications makes us go absolutely nuts — in the best way possible, of course! So you can imagine our excitement seeing our photos of Jackie + Jae’s wedding at Skyland’s Manor published in Manhattan Bride Magazine Spring/Summer 2017 edition! Don’t miss Jacqueline’s enthused and eloquent writeup about her spectacular day. There’s plenty of inspiration to be found for your own beautiful wedding day in the article and in the rest of the magazine. Pick up a copy for yourself!

We knew we’d have an amazing time with Kristie + Brandon for their engagement photos at Mohonk Mountain House. She’s a Broadway actress, and he works in the television industry getting to meet top names in Hollywood. They were completely up for our special brand of beauty and adventure. Of course, Mohonk never disappoints as one of our absolute favorite places to photograph, with its face and grounds changing throughout each season. We can’t wait to join them for their Mohonk wedding this summer!

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When two of our favorite people create one more of our favorite tiny people, Baby Lily is what happens. We couldn’t be more overjoyed for each of them. Even before she was born, Lily had been through so much just to arrive here. Very shortly after birth, she underwent open heart surgery, but today she’s so incredibly FULL of heart and happiness and personality that loving her isn’t a choice — it’s an imperative! We’re so happy to know her and to have spent this amazing day with her and her family.

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“Would you guys be okay meeting us for photos on the beach?” When we get asked questions like this, it’s like music to our ears! More importantly, this was Kathryn + Paul’s favorite place to spend time together. While in-between extremely busy NFL seasons for the professional football teams they each work for, they manage to find ways to enjoy the quiet and fun things in life. The waves, the sunset, and simple people-watching are some of highlights that make this spot so special to them. Kathryn flashed an enthusiastic “thumbs-up” as boardwalk passersby applauded and whistled while she and Paul kissed. Enjoying this location and finding ways to photograph it was a pleasure as the Moon rose above the Atlantic Ocean. They’re our kind of couple — beautifully unique and so appreciative of the little things. We can’t wait to join them for their wedding day!

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Our photos with Baby Eloise were everything we could have wanted for this happiest bouncing one-year-old cutie! Even though there was a little breeze and a chill in the air, she greeted us with a huge smile and was was completely ready to get started. Sporting her Boho chic fashion with a bright yellow jacket and golden shoes, we knew Eloise would deliver one of our most adorable baby sessions ever! Her parents, Marisa + Jesse, couldn’t love her more! And neither could we.

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YOU MADE US WINNERS at the WeddingWire bridal portal! What excites us most is not award recognition for its own sake, but the fact that so many brides (and grooms too!) are providing their honest feedback and reviews — 88 reviews and rising — about the thrill of working with us and being photographed with care and attention to detail, and joining us with genuine passion for this artful process. When they receive their ultimate results in finely crafted albums, wall art, and printed products, they’re consistently blown away by the value these add to their homes and their lives. If you want a similar first-hand experience of your own, then do not hesitate to contact us for photographing your own wedding or portraits. We’d love to tell you more about how much you’ll enjoy working with us.

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We’ve been close with Rebecca + Ed for a long time now and have kept in touch during the years since their wedding. That’s why we were especially excited to receive a call from them about doing an Autumn photo shoot for them and both sides of their family! We already knew their parents and siblings and were eager to see them again. There was the added Big Bonus of meeting their two awesome children for the very first time! Meeting new clients is always fun, but there’s nothing quite like the feeling of rejoining those whom we’ve photographed for the biggest events in their lives. Everyone is thrilled with the results!

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When we’re told “you’re the right photographers for us” it sends us all the right signals that our couple has looked at our work in detail, and that they’ve already gotten a sense of great expectations for their photography. That’s why we’re so excited about being Steph + Mat’s photographers. Putting themselves in our hands meant allowing them to be themselves — comfortable, fun, and loving. We’re over the moon knowing they’re completely in love with their photos!

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Katy + Andrew’s wedding day was nothing short of spectacular. Our readers might remember their wedding was published by Martha Stewart Weddings, which also meant we had to wait for a while before sharing some of our own favorites. Their day provided so much inspiration — sheep in the pasture, rolling green hills surrounding their farm, a beautiful home filled with award-winning interior design as well as personal touches, and lots of affection and joy to be seen everywhere. What’s not to love? We’re thrilled to be their photographers and so glad to share Part 2 of our look at their wedding story.

As always, feel free to leave a warm note for the happy bride & groom or for us in the comments section below!

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You know everything is just perfect when you get together with your couple and feel as if you’ve already known them for years. That’s exactly the way it is with Alexandria + Anthony. They drove quite a distance to meet us for engagement photos, so we wanted it to be a particularly fun experience for everyone. The Autumn colors were really popping, and there was a fantastic sense of joy and electricity between the two of them. Long before we were done, it was confirmed that we had two very special people in front of our cameras whose wedding we can’t wait to photograph at Onteora Mountain House.

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One of the favorite things about Missy + Mike is seeing how completely devoted they are to their girls, Reese & Riley. We couldn’t believe how much the girls had grown since we last photographed them a few years ago. They’ve become quite the fearless gymnasts and cheerleaders, but they also love choosing their own fashionable clothing and jewelry. It was such a privilege to show their gentle and genuine personalities in photos. Decorating their home with their own family as art was exactly what we hoped for this beautiful group.

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We’ve known Bernie + Bill for quite some time now, having photographed several members of the family. And now it was THEIR turn in front of our eyes and cameras! We were truly pumped about their engagement shoot, so when we met up at one of the region’s most beautiful locations, we couldn’t help but show it. We weren’t at all surprised that this was an amazing shoot, but they really knocked it out of the park! We can’t wait for their Long Island wedding next summer!

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We couldn’t wait to find out for ourselves how much Liam had grown since we last saw him. With Autumn now here, everyone agreed that the best place to enjoy an afternoon of sun & fun would be in an orchard at a local farm. Liam loved it, and his little legs couldn’t move fast enough to take him exploring everywhere! Whether running through rows of trees, exploring patches full of pumpkins, or watching the farmers drive by on their oversized tractors, there was something literally around every corner and under every rock. We love this little guy! More than anything else, we enjoyed seeing his parents simply giving him lots of love and attention. The NYPD couldn’t have a more beautiful family as part of their own.

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It doesn’t matter where we go when we want to spend a day with little Maddie. We’re always sure of one thing — she’s going to love life, and she’s going to want to play games with anyone within her sight. That’s exactly the sort of day we had when we went to see Maddie, her parents Grace + Mike, two of her grandparents Laura + Joe, and her uncle Steve. After some fun family photos on the lawn, Joe had something else special planned — he took everyone out on his boat for a beautiful evening on the bay. Maddie loved the rush of the wind blowing her hair as Joe revved the motors higher, and we loved the entire experience of seeing this close-knit family once again.

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Jackie + Jae’s wedding was one of the most ideal November weddings possible. Set on the outstandingly beautiful grounds of the mansion at Skylands Manor, they and their guests were treated to expansive views of the surrounding botanical gardens and preserve, with vivid hues of gold, amber, and green. Jackie’s excitement over their day was wonderfully mirrored by Jae’s emotive anticipation of seeing her for the first time. It’s hard to describe the incredible privilege it was to witness their joyful tears as they locked eyes and embraced one another without any other care on their minds. These loving moments together would set the tone for their entire day. We’re so happy to be their photographers and can’t wait to see what awaits them in the future!

Enjoy these teasers for now. The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our main website as soon as the couple returns from Thailand. We’d love to hear from you, so please leave a comment! And feel free to click the button below to “Recommend” us to your friends!

Strolling through Central Park with Lorie + Harvey felt like touring through this iconic portion of New York City with long-time friends because, well… that’s exactly what Lorie + Harvey are to us. We’ve known them for years, having photographed several family members and friends (and the two of them) over the years. But this time, our entire focus was on this amazing duo. Their fun, easy and confident  presence together was the foundation for exactly the sort of photos we wanted for their Extended Session. Engagement sessions always allow us to get to know our couples even better, so we’re that much happier for Lorie + Harvey and are beyond overjoyed to be their photographers! We can’t wait for their Big Day!

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