Morristown Wedding at the Madison Hotel

The bridal prep, ceremony, and reception for this wedding took place at the Madison Hotel in Morristown, NJ. All of the details and an enthusiastic bride came together quite nicely! There were custom bridal pajamas, gold foil invitations, and bouquets that coordinated with bridesmaid dresses. Aside from the details, there was just a whole lot of happy going on in the air and that’s what I love to capture the most. The clouds parted late in the day, lending a gorgeous sunset to beautiful portraits and a fantastic ceremony.

The hall where the ceremony and reception took place was mostly enclosed by windows. If you were among the audience, you got to watch the sun fade to a soft, orange glow before you as the bride and groom exchanged their vows.

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Wedding in Long Island

On a very memorable day, we had a brush with the tropical storm formerly known as Hurricane Joaquin. It was maybe day three or four of consecutive rain and good reason to worry. The day aged beautifully and the rain eased up, however, for this wedding in Long Island.

The very beautiful church is St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Babylon. The reception took place at Chateau Briand of Westbury, providing an exceptional number of options for photographs. I put the bridal party through their paces and they gave me 110% hoisting the bride and striking statuesque poses against a blue lit background (Kill Bill, anyone?). The bride made sure I ate, her reason being that they’re Italian and that’s how weddings are supposed to be done.

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Wedding at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club

This is a bride-centric selection from a summer wedding at the Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club. Even with some extra help, brides don’t always have the luxury of time to savor the moments between the “main events”. However, I found this bride to be radiating throughout the day and here are some snippets from her side of the story.

We had front row seats to watch a beautiful sunset (which, in turn, made for some beautiful portraits) and the night was topped off with lots of dancing and even a singing performance by the groom. Though I also photograph posed group portraits, details, cake cutting, etc., what I enjoy most is anticipating, capturing, and sharing the fleeting expressions – what I believe to be the essence of wedding photojournalism.

Fiddlers Elbow Wedding

Fiddlers Elbow Wedding

Fiddlers Elbow Wedding