Maureen & Brian's Wedding | Ethan Allen Hotel

Happy 3rd Wedding Anniversary to Maureen & Brian! I'm throwing back to 2014 for this lovely wedding. They had a gorgeous Rolls Royce, adorable flowergirls, gorgeous bridesmaid dresses, and their church has one of the most amazing ceilings I've ever seen! Please enjoy this trip down memory lane... 

VENDORS:
Ceremony Venue:  St. Francis of Assisi Parish
Reception Venue: Ethan Allen Hotel
Bakery: Homestyle Bakery
Band: Around Town Entertainment
Makeup Artist: Glo Beauty Bar
Dress Designer: Elizabeth Fillmore

Baring The Soul

I have always loved the theatre. I grew up in the theatre in all aspects, performing and behind the scenes. It will always be a part of who I am. Not long ago I got involved in a lovely cabaret in Astoria, called Actoria. There were so many wonderful performers there baring their souls every Wednesday night, led & created by the wonderful Josh Bardier (seen in first image). 

My goal with this personal project was to demonstrate the power of performance. When you have a truly powerful moment while singing you share a piece of yourself, you expose something raw & real, whether it be joy or heartache. Feel something. 

Here are some of my favorite images from my time with Actoria. 

Heather & Ian's Wedding | New Rochelle, NY

Here I am, finally getting around to blogging about Heather & Ian's wedding. I say "finally" because this past Monday Heather & Ian became parents! CONGRATS GUYS!!! I can't wait to meet sweet little Scarlet. 

As I mentioned in their engagement post, I love these two! We met at 2 previous weddings I was shooting. When they contacted me about photographing their wedding I was thrilled. Also, as fate would have it, we're neighbors! We shot their engagement session around Forest Park. Afterward I posted a preview on social media about one of the quieter moments of the shoot saying "A peaceful moment between to massive goofballs." Apparently I hit the nail on the head with that one because in the middle of the ceremony they quoted me! It was one of the coolest more surreal moments of my career. Click HERE to see the their engagement post.

I am so happy to share these images from Heather & Ian's Navy & White wedding. It was fun & family filled! They had guests sign Jenga blocks instead of a guestbook. There was a delicious dessert table spread and guests went home with custom "Heather & Ian" goody bags filled with fruit roll ups. I know I snagged a couple. YUMMY! 

Congrats again Heather & Ian! 

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VENDORS:
Venue: The Fountainhead
Florist: Arcadia Florists
DJ: DJ Tony
Hair & Makeup: The Hair Concierge
Bridal Gown: David's Bridal
Bridesmaids Dresses: Alexia Designs
Groom & Groomsmen Suits - Men's Warehouse