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new york wedding photographers at the museum of natural history

kate and michael are NEW YORKERS.  they have cool jobs at fun, young companies and they can tell you, off the tops of their heads, exactly where to find the best fancy drinks at a secret downtown speakeasy, the best pho, the best NY slice and obviously the four best coffees on the entire island.  they got engaged on a street corner in their neighborhood– need we say more?  come on, thats so New York.  effortlessly magical.  when we heard this, we loved them already.  when they initially reached out to us, kate and i realized that all four of us were going to be in LA at the same time, so we met for drinks at The Hollywood Roosevelt.  while sipping IPAs and sauvignon blanc by the pool in total LA style, these smart, funny new yorkers told us about their wedding plans, which were going to take place at the classically fabulous NYC museum of natural history in the powerhouse loft.  between the prehistoric bones, the planetarium and the general new yorky-ness of this venue, we were all in with these two and their plans.

on wedding day, kate and her bridesmaids got ready at the empire hotel on the upper west side before heading over the St. James Cathedral for their nuptials.  their guests enjoyed cocktails outside before moving indoors for dinner and dancing in the powerhouse loft.  the gorgeous bouquets and reception florals were created by Meredith of Belle Fleur.  kate + michael’s wedding celebration plans rolled out smoothly and without a hitch, thanks to the beautiful and talented, Rebecca Shenkman, owner and coordinator extraordinaire, of Pink Bowtie Events.

how sweet are these two?  they are the perfect mesh of endearingly sarcastic humor, truly kind and generous hearts and of course, GREAT taste.  so much love to the new mr. and mrs. harper.  xo

wedding coordinator: Rebecca Shenkman, Pink Bowtie Events
photography: A Guy + A Girl Photography
band: Broadway Band from the Band Method
catering: Restaurant Associates; Samantha Strasberg was our contact

floral design: Meredith Waga-Perez, Belle-Fleur
decor: Belle Fleur Ambitious Type (writing on escort cards) + Michael (menus, table numbers); animal magnets from Original Animal Magnet
cake/pie: Butter & Soctch
invitations: Sesame Letter Press (Breck posted their invites on their blog)
hair/makeup: Olivia, FaceTime Beauty
jewelry: diamond bracelet and studs were family heirlooms; pearl drop pieces from Cella Designs
dress: Mark Ingram Atelier, made by Le spose di Giò
shoes: Cole Haan
bridesmaid dresses:  JCrew
groomsmen attire: Their own
groom’s attire: JCrew tux, Stubbs + Wootton Shoes
officiant: Sarah Stewart, St. James’ Church


new york wedding photographers at the museum of natural history

new york wedding photographers at sleepy hollow country club

brooke and brian’s wedding day took place at The Sleepy Hollow Country Club, nestled in Pocantico Hills near the Hudson River.  its a special venue with views of the golf course and the town of briarcliff manor.  the ornate interior with gold details and antique, paneled walls was not only impressive but the perfect backdrop for this brooke and brian’s wedding vision– a formal black tie party with exquisite details that felt elegant and unique.  oh, and did we mention brooke’s incredible floral-printed bridal gown?  definitely one of my favorite parts of the day.

although a few rain clouds passed through on the morning of their wedding day, all cleared up by the time their guests were arriving for their outdoor ceremony, overlooking the course.  their heartfelt ceremony commenced as the sun set behind them.  after cocktails, their guests moved into the tent for dinner + dancing.  most seats were empty throughout the entire party– the bride herself has a background in dance and apparently her talent + enthusiasm rubbed off on the crowd. their choreographed first dance ended with a lift and a dip–need we say more?   also completely obsessed with the incredible Dane Wright Band who left everything they had on the dance floor–literally.  toward the end of the night, we remember seeing the lead singer on his back, along with the groom and father of the bride, during an energetic version of shout.  cutest detail ever?  a popsicle cart outside the tent for guests as they left on this hot summer evening.  we LOVE brooke and brian and their amazing wedding celebration.  so grateful to have been a part of it!

new york wedding photographers at sleepy hollow country club

location/venue: Sleepy Hollow Country Club
floral design: House of Flowers
decor: Menus and place cards Minted
dj/band: Dane Wright Band
catering: Sleepy Hollow Country Club
cake/pie: Beascakes Bakery
wedding coordinator: Lovely Day Styling and Events
event design: Tracy Pietrani at Sleepy Hollow Country Club
invitations: Sincerely Staci
hair: Matthew don Mcafee
makeup: Michael Luciano Bucaram
jewelry: Earrings John Hardy
dress: Elizabeth Fillmore
shoes: Kate Spade
bridesmaid dresses: Amsale
groomsmen attire: Sunglasses Warby Parker, Socks The Tie Bar
groom’s attire: tux by Jack Victor, cufflings John Hardy
officiant: Rabbi Joui Hessel
videography: Live Picture Studios

New York Wedding Photographers at Blue Hill Stone Barns

jessica and matt were married at one of the most beautiful settings in New York, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. its everything a smart New Yorker with great taste could want. The rustic angle is your first impression since Stone Barns is a working farm, complete with animals in the Hills of Northern Westchester. the huge stone silos are Impressive inside and out. Dan Barber is the chef at Blue Hill and hence, also caters the weddings that take place at Stone Barns.

Its impossible not to fall in love with every aspect of this wedding location.   This foodie experience and artful presentation is enough to impress even the most seasoned Manhattan foodie.  And it was the perfect place for Jess and Matt to tie the knot.  They are smart and fun and interesting– a couple who really bond over their love of new, exciting experiences.  For example, they planned an african safari for their honeymoon and came back with photos of some incredible animals that they were kind enough to share with us.

though it was a bit rainy on their wedding day, the weather could not stop the love and happiness radiating from jess and matt.  their ceremony was held in the hay loft.  cocktail hour took place downstairs in the hay barn where the blue hill staff treated jess and matt’s guests to some of the most exquisite culinary presentations we’ve ever seen.  then the whole party moved back upstairs to continue the experience.  jess and matt made their entrance with an impromptu dance while the blue vipers of brooklyn played authentic swing tunes.  the colorful florals by Denise Fasanello warmed up the rustic stone walls of the hay loft.  eventually, everyone moved back downstairs for dessert and dancing.  this wedding was EVERYTHING.  loved being a part of this stylish couples special day.


New York Wedding Photographers at Blue Hill Stone Barns

location/venue: Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills, NY
floral design: Denise Fasanello
dj/band: DJ: Jarrell Entertainment; Band: The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
invitations: Bella Figura photography: a guy + a girl photography
Hair: Antoinette Relvas, Makeup: Rose Langelotti
Hair piece: Jennifer Behr – Earrings: Ivanka Trump – Bracelet: Miriam Haskell
Engagement Ring / Bride’s Wedding Band: Tacori
dress: Lakum
shoes: Jimmy Choo
bridesmaid dresses:  JCrew
groom’s attire: Ralph Lauren
officiant: Abbi Sharofsky
Chuppah – Chuppah Studio
Kippot: Circles of Life


New York Wedding Photographers at the Surf Lodge Montauk

sarah and britton got hitched at the fabulous hamptons hot-spot, The Surf Lodge.  its basically a dream come true for the trés-chic-surf-rat crowd (the new age of hamptons-weekenders from NYC who can surf).  we’re completely obsessed with the psychadelic, trippy, drippy paint detail on hotel’s lobby and event space building.  these adorable blond floridians’ nuptials took place under a green garland arch on the sand, before all of their family + friends.  after they tied the knot, sarah + britton partied with their guests under a cozy ceiling of woven baskets, while their tables donned centerpieces celebrating their “cotton” theme, in honor of the new mr. + mrs.’s last name.  the amazing bouquets and florals were beautifully constructed by Lindsay Rae Design.   the newly married pair’s first dance was pretty spectacular with some serious Beyonce moments.  they danced and sang through dinner, after which they moved the party over to the Surf Lodge bar, which is practically wallpapered with surf boards.  On our way out, we caught the cottons cozied up beside a bonfire on the sand, which in our opinion, was the perfect last shot of the day.

location/venueThe Surf Lodge / Montauk, New York
floral designLindsay Rae Design
catering: The Surf Lodge catering (Chef Christopher Rendell – Flinders Lane, New York)
event design: The Surf Lodge/ Lindsay Rae Design
invitationsWedding Paper Divas
hair/makeup: Linda Forgione (27 Hampton Salon)  / Kaitlin Riceputo – bridesmaid
hair piece: Veil fashioned from bride’s grandmother’s and mother’s veils
jewelry: Chanel earrings, Miansai bracelet to match the groom’s tie clip, Gold Barney’s necklace
dressAnne Barge
bridesmaid dresses: Their choices in a blush color and floor length
groom’s attire: Jcrew
officiant: Bride’s Grandfather- Robert Gromacki
New York Wedding Photographers at the Surf Lodge Montauk

julie and anthony wedding at the green building brooklyn new york

julie + anthony’s wedding day took place at the green building in brooklyn, new york.  this is a tale of two foodies (hence all the beautiful dishes you’ll see below!); julie, an art director, and her family have owned a restaurant in little italy for multiple generations and anthony is a chef.  check out their happy summer celebration!

julie and anthony wedding at the green building brooklyn new york

Guitar player: Jesse Cohen
wedding coordinator: Ashley Espinal
event design: Julie Torrisi- designed all the signage, table numbers, and seating chart
jewelry: Earrings and necklace Wendy Nichol
shoes: Toms
groom’s attire: grooms shoes: Cole Haan
Thank you homemade jam: Pastry Chef Jen Luk


New York Magazine Winter 2017 A Guy + A Girl Photography

love seeing our photos in one of the most well-curated, beautiful + modern wedding publications!  we heart New York Magazine!

supria + mike’s wedding at the liberty warehouse in redhook, brooklyn was one of our most memorable; the inverted florals (by spina nyc) hanging from the ceiling throughout the reception space, the new orleans marching band who led the bride + groom away during the recessional (The Lowdown Stompers), the perfect blend of their hindu and catholic traditions, the colors, the lights…this was one unforgettable, truly creative wedding that we were honored to photograph.  see more from their full wedding day blog post here!

new york magazine a guy + a girl photo
new york magazine a guy + a girl photo
new york magazine a guy + a girl photo

New York Magazine Winter 2017 A Guy + A Girl Photography

location/venue: Wedding: Liberty Warehouse; Sangeet: The Green Building

floral design: Spina Floral & Events
decor: Spina Floral & Events
dj/band: Ainsle Street Vibes ; The Lowdown Stompers
catering: Liberty Warehouse
wedding coordinator: Hillary Ghitelman (friend)
event design: Spina Floral & Events
invitations: Catherine Lo Design Services
hair/makeup: Heena Das Beauty
dress: Pallod – Pune, India
shoes: Jimmy Choo
groom’s attire: Aakash Tailors – Mumbai, India
officiant: Ronak Desai (friend)
photo booth: Spina Floral & Events
Chalkboard art: Amy Tidwell

from the full wedding day blog post: Supria + Mike celebrated together with their friends and family on one of the last days of summer in Brooklyn, New York. Their venue, The Liberty Warehouse was transformed into a lush forest of greens for this important day, courtesy of Spina Floral & Events. The ceremony backdrop was a stunning wall of florals and greens. After their multi-cultural vows, Brooklyn’s Low Down Stompers followed them down the aisle in a parade-like serenade. Check out this sparkly day in your Fall 2016/Winter 2017 issue of New York Magazine Weddings issue -on newsstands now!

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