Kathy + Joe: Diamond Mills Hotel Wedding

Of the vast pool of talented photographers to choose from in New York City, Kathy and Joe wanted me to photograph their wedding in Upstate. I’ve known them from before I ever did photography in any serious manner, so I feel like they are two siblings who watched and supported my creative endeavors. Their wedding also felt like a big reunion to me because throughout our parallel journeys, I’ve met many of their family and friends on jobs and occasions, and there they were all in one place on that day. Our long friendship led to finding myself at the Diamond Mills Hotel over Labor Day weekend this year.

Late into the celebration, Rick Moranis (of Ghostbusters, Spaceballs, and other 80’s Hollywood hits) shows up to say hi and to dance for a bit. Leave it to Kathy and Joe’s circle of friends to spot him in their neighborhood doing his thing and nudging him into crashing a wedding. The longer you shoot (weddings), the more celebrities you encounter.

Tossed into the photos is also one of me in a grey suit with the Vitamin Enriched team, with whom I’ve worked a number of gigs over the years.Diamond Mills Hotel
Diamond Mills Hotel sign
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding prep
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding prep
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding bridal prep
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding bridal prep
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding bridal prep
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding first look
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding portrait
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding candid
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding ceremony
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding ceremony
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding ceremony
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding ceremony
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding reception
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding reception
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding cakeDiamond Mills Hotel wedding portrait
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding reception
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding reception
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding reception
Wedding rings macro
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding reception
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding reception
Diamond Mills Hotel wedding reception
Rick Moranis at a wedding
Rick Moranis at a wedding

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