Snug Harbor Wedding in Staten Island

Weeks ago, I shot this couple’s engagement session. The wedding came by shortly after and here are the photos! As a fellow inhabitant of this planet, it was an all-new experience to observe a Ukrainian blessing firsthand and to see the couple donning their traditional garb. I especially love the candid photos from this wedding, which resonate with the overall mood of their celebration. The reception took place at Snug Harbor in Staten Island.

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One thing I’d like to point out is that all of my chosen shots are horizontal. In fact, most of my photos are horizontal. When I look through a camera, my natural reaction is to compose the horizontal image, which I believe allows for more “story” to be told. That said, I assure you that the vertical composition has its place, most often in my portrait work.

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