Tag: ‘Manhattan’

Meg and Drew, Yale Club, New York

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

I met Meg and Drew at the Brooklyn Wedding Crashers event early in the year.  They seemed to like my low key approach to weddings and when it came time to start planning their wedding Meg contacted me.  They made it very clear that they weren’t into posed photos and “forced groupings”.  Though my emphasis is always on catching the natural, candid moments I’m very into doing great portraits as well and I think we had some lovely ones with such a beautiful setting at the Yale Club and Grand Central Station.  I’ve shared a couple of them here.  I think my favorite moment of the day was Drew serenading Meg at the reception…putting all his time with the Yale Whiffenpoofs to good use.  My second favorite was Meg’s dance with her father that they took lessons for.  I was told to make sure I had great photos of that moment.

Getting Ready: InterContinental, New York Barclay Hotel

Venue: Yale Club of New York

Portraits: Yale Club and Grand Central Station

Meghan & Oren

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

I felt I had to share the portraits from Meghan and Oren’s wedding as a separate post all on their own. The wedding photos will come later. I absolutely loved shooting at the Cloisters on this perfect Autumn day. Well, the light was perfect and the Fall foliage was at its best, but I’m sure Meghan and Oren would’ve loved for it to be a few degrees warmer. I kept telling them to pretend they were in the Caribbean. I’m not sure they were buying that when it was 50 degrees outside, but they got into the spirit of things and their feelings for each other came through loud and clear in the photographs. The kids spotting the kissing couple was a fun moment.

Location: The Cloisters and Fort Tryon Park, New York.








Leanne & Sebastian / Central Park Boathouse, NY

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Leanne contacted me about her marriage to Sebastian while I was in India on a magazine assignment.  She had a clear idea of what she was looking for and was happy to hire me as her photographer after an hour-long phone call via skype (boy, do I love that technology) despite the distance and not meeting in person. When I finally got to meet her and Sebastian, chatting at great length over a meal, they were exactly as I expected; a fun, relaxed, easy going couple. They had two beautiful locations picked out including the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the Central Park Boathouse.  Though it’s been a pretty rainy spring and summer so far they were lucky enough to have great weather.  The mix of Sebastian’s friends and family from Chile and Leanne’s southern U.S. roots made for an incredibly fun group and a beautiful day.

Getting Ready: Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Portraits: Bethesda Fountain in Central Park

Ceremony: The Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Reception: The Central Park Boathouse












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