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Carla & Dane’s La Tourelle Turquoise and Red Wedding

2014-09-16_0012Oh these two and this wedding! This wedding is near and dear to my heart. Not just because it’s beautiful but the story behind it. These two had been together for a long time…when the health of a family member was up in the air…they realized they needed to get married…very soon! So they planned and put together a wedding in just a few months. They were on a limited budget and realized that without a ton of time to save they weren’t going to be able to afford a photographer on top of everything else. This is when the cool part of the story comes in… her friends decided to step in and pay for photography for her wedding as a wedding gift. Yes this is a true story! 12 of Carla’s friends split up the costs to hire me to photograph the wedding. When they asked me, I was SO honored to be part of this. That amount of love shown just represents the entire wedding. These two are loved by so many people and it was so evident. I’m not sure I’ve ever been to another wedding where the love was just tangible in the room. Not only are these two loved but they are incredibly in love with one another. It’s obvious they are both loyal, kind, and caring people. This was so obvious in how they interacted with each other.

I absolutely loved the eclectic style of this wedding..the reds and the turquoise. They worked together so beautifully. I loved the non-traditional attire of the groom and how these two just made this wedding their own. They decided to do a first look and honestly I think this was one of the most relaxed bride and groom portrait times I have ever had. We had so much time and it wasn’t rushed…it almost didn’t feel like a wedding day! I mean it also helps that these two are so photogenic. 2014-09-15_0004 2014-09-15_0005 2014-09-15_0006 2014-09-15_0007 2014-09-15_0008 2014-09-15_0009 2014-09-15_0010 2014-09-15_0011 2014-09-15_0012 2014-09-15_0013 2014-09-15_0014 2014-09-15_0015 2014-09-15_0016 2014-09-15_0017 2014-09-15_0018 2014-09-15_0019 2014-09-15_0020 2014-09-15_0021 2014-09-15_0022 2014-09-15_0023 2014-09-15_0024 2014-09-15_0025 2014-09-15_0026 2014-09-15_0027 2014-09-15_0028 2014-09-15_0029 2014-09-15_0030 2014-09-15_0031 2014-09-15_0032 2014-09-15_0033 2014-09-15_0034 2014-09-15_0035 2014-09-15_0036 2014-09-15_0037 2014-09-15_0038 2014-09-15_00452014-09-15_0039 2014-09-15_0040 2014-09-15_0041 2014-09-15_0042 2014-09-15_0043 2014-09-15_0044 2014-09-15_0046 2014-09-15_0047 2014-09-15_0048 2014-09-15_0049 2014-09-15_0050 2014-09-16_0001 2014-09-16_0002 2014-09-16_00032014-09-16_00042014-09-16_00102014-09-16_0005 2014-09-16_0007 2014-09-16_00062014-09-16_0009 2014-09-16_0008What a beautiful day this was with such an awesome story behind it. I was so honored and excited to be apart of it!

Meg & Jason’s Romantic Blush & Blue Wedding

2014-08-29_0053Oh this wedding..so much beauty and romance…I just loved it! When I met Meg I just knew that we would be a good fit..she has such a kind hearted and sweet person. After meeting Jason at the wedding I knew why they were together and would have a great marriage. Jason is reliable and dependable…and these two just adore each other.

These two had there wedding in a friend’s field. They set a tent up and created a venue out of nothing. Let me tell you..it was so elegant and beautiful. The flowers were done by Sandy Duncan and she never disappoints! They were absolutely stunning…from the bouquets to the reception. I just loved the arch decorated and aisle with all the petals..ahhh amazing job to everyone who made this all come together! I loved the hints of rustic elegance here and there and all the chalkboard signs..Meg you have great taste. 2014-08-29_0001 2014-08-29_0002 2014-08-29_0003 2014-08-29_0005 2014-08-29_0006 2014-08-29_0007 2014-08-29_0008 2014-08-29_0049 2014-08-29_0011 2014-08-29_0012 2014-08-29_00092014-08-29_0013 2014-08-29_0014 2014-08-29_0015 2014-08-29_0016 2014-08-29_0017 2014-08-29_0022 2014-08-29_0023 2014-08-29_0024 2014-08-29_0025 2014-08-29_0026 2014-08-29_0027 2014-08-29_0028 2014-08-29_0029 2014-08-29_0030 2014-08-29_0031 2014-08-29_0032 2014-08-29_0033 2014-08-29_0034 2014-08-29_0035 2014-08-29_0036 2014-08-29_0037 2014-08-29_00382014-08-29_0019 2014-08-29_0018 2014-08-29_0020 2014-08-29_0039 2014-08-29_00402014-08-29_00512014-08-29_0044
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Lauren & Manuel’s Taughannock State Park Lakeside Wedding


I just love this wedding so much. I mean I love all my weddings but these two are really some of the kindest and most genuine people. These two met in Argentina where Manuel is from. I love how there were so many details incorporating that part of their relationship. I just love how excited […]

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Stephanie & Kevin’s Rustic Lavender Wedding


This was such a beautiful and fun wedding! I just loved all the styling and details of this day. They chose a dried lavender theme and I loved how they incorporated that throughout the whole wedding. Everything was very rustic-chic and it all flowed together so perfectly. This was a really fun group together. They […]

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Zoriena & Rob’s Hidden Valley Adventure Wedding


Oh what can I say about this wedding? The two things that come to mind when thinking of this day is 1. These two and all their friends…know how to have a good time! and 2. These two truly love each other and that was so obvious all day. Zoriena is out going and bubbly. […]

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Top 8 Getting Ready Tips for Wedding Photography


Getting ready pictures..some of the sweetest moments before getting married. But usually this is the least planned out part of the wedding as well. We all want those amazing pictures but don’t exactly know how to get them. So I took some time to collect the top 8 tips to help you get those awesome […]

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Stephanie & Tim’s Pink Shabby Chic Ithaca Wedding


I just can’t wait to share this wedding with you all…it is SO up my alley. Anyone who knows me, knows I just LOVE pink peonies. They are my absolutely favorite. This wedding was a little bit vintage, garden, romantic, and shabby chic. It was perfect from the beginning till the end! Stephanie and Tim […]

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Melanie & David’s Classy Science Themed Wedding


When I first met this couple…we really connected. I thought they were this sweet/shy couple with great faith. Some of those qualities ARE true..they are sweet and they do have great faith. But I feel like my perception of them being”shy” changed quite a bit after interacting with them all day and hearing what others […]

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Blush & Lavender Watercolor Styled Wedding Shoot Buffalo, NY


I am SO excited about sharing these pictures!!! Ahhh! This was my first big styled shoot that I planned and photographed. It was a lot of hard work but so worth it in every way! I kept saying to my husband…I feel like I am planning my second wedding!!! But it was SO much fun […]

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Tricia & Anthony’s Burgundy Basin Wedding


Tricia and Anthony are such a sweet couple. They are just so in love with each other and it’s obvious. I really enjoyed being a part of their special day and photographing these special memories for them! These two met years ago while they both worked at Bed, Bath, and Beyond..they dated and then parted […]

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