About a year and a half ago, I photographed Kelly's twin sisters' wedding at the Sonnenburg Gardens in Canandaigua. Now it's her & Jake's turn. Space so graciously offered up their location to us to shoot in and I am so pleased that they did. The light in this place was fantastic! I absolutely loved the true Buffalo Industrial vibe we got to play around with here. Did I mention there were pinball machines downstairs? Because there are and we definitely got to play them. I'm so looking forward to getting to work with these two again on October 13th, 2018!
Give me a good destination wedding and you bet I'm all about it. Now make that destination the Adirondacks and you've really got my attention! From the campfires, to the smell of the woods on a dewy morning, I'm in my element. So when Meghan & Justin asked me to join them on their weekend away, I said yes before they could finish asking the question. We really lucked out for beautiful weather in October so it was better than anyone could have hoped for. With a small ceremony overlooking the lake, all their friends and family got to witness their heartfelt union to one another with the mountains to bear witness. Everyone switched gears into party mode once cocktails begun flowing and that dance floor opened up. Meghan herself DJ'ed the perfect 90's playlist that had everyone breaking out their killer dance moves while others got to sit around a blazing campfire roasting marshmallows & making s'mores. We ended our night with an epic sparkler exit surrounded by the laughter of all their friends and families. In my opinion, it couldn't have been more perfect.
Matthew & Mel's wedding was straight out of a magazine, just the right amount of glitz & glamour all while maintaining a classic feel. With Mel's exquisite design decisions, I was completely wowed by her presentation of this big day. These two had been living across the world in Amsterdam for quite some time until their recent big move back to New York City. They wanted to celebrate their biggest commitment to each other close to friends and family right here in Buffalo. After an intimate ceremony at the Delaware Mansion, they chose the most wonderful live music to have during their reception. The dance floor was alive with some killer dance moves and plenty of laughter. I can't thank you two enough for having me!
Where do I even start with these two? They are honestly some of the absolute sweetest people I have ever met. For example, all throughout the day Dan kept coming up to me and asking "How are you doing, is there anything I can get you?" On HIS wedding day! Marcey, on the other hand lit up every room she walked into with her beaming smile. You can really tell how deeply the two of them truly love one another by watching them interact. An intimate ceremony with friends and family was followed by dinner and an after party with even more scrumptious offerings and plenty of booze to go around. The whole room was electric with joy and togetherness.
I truly am blessed for the people I get to work with every day. Thank you again to these Dan & Marcey for having me!
I've had the pleasure of meeting Jillian a few times before this session and she's been nothing short of a sweetheart. She told me the details of how her and Evan met, what their lives are like and one of my favorite stories; how he proposed. Surprise, right here at Hunter's Creek! We decided to go back to reenact some of the magic they had created. They had wanted a fall foliage engagement session, but living in WNY, we all know that is terribly hard to gauge and nail down. Luckily for us, we caught the beginning of it. I'm really looking forward to witnessing your special day next year!
Sarah & Eli currently live in Australia although both are originally from the States. They met in college but their story didn't quite begin until Eli and his family moved to Buffalo after college. He called upon the only western New York friend he knew; Sarah. From there it became history. These two share a love of traveling and this ceremony was nothing short of being other worldly. Between the beautiful passages Sarah hand picked for her ceremony and spiritual chants, it was truly heart warming to pay witness to.
We made a quick run down to the Cave of The Winds where we truly created some magic. It's hard to find something more amazing than one of the worlds natural wonders but throw these two in the mix and it was pure magic. Thanks again to these two love birds for including me on their special day!
I've known Raelyn and Hanna for almost 8 years now. We met back in the glory days of our early college years and have stayed friends ever since. I love all my clients equally but their family is just so goofy and such a pleasure to be around. We spent the day strolling (and sweating) in Akron Falls Park yesterday while everyone in the group made sure to make us all laugh and make us forget about the heat a little bit. Thanks again to the Woltz's for having me capture their beautiful family!
Serena got in touch with me a few weeks before her wedding in desperate search for a photographer. Thankfully, I had her date open! We met at her cozy gallery in West Seneca and decided we would be a great fit.
A little back story, Chrissy & Pedro married 18 years ago (holy moly!) and have lived happily ever after since. They started a family while Pedro ran his tattoo shop, Eternal Ink and Chrissy pursued her love of baking. During this time about 6 years ago, Serena came to work in their shop and as cheesy as it sounds, the rest was history. They have six beautiful children together and the love that radiates between their family is unmistakable. Being able to witness their friends and family join together to celebrate their union was truly special and I am humbled to have been a part of their big day. Congratulations to you all on finding love, no matter what shape or size it comes in!
These two picked one of the amazing back drops for a wedding two weekends ago; Canalside in downtown Buffalo, NY. Our downtown has been rapidly changing over the past few years and its been mind blowing to watch. A once desolate city scape has bloomed into one of our most loved and visited spots in this city. Kim & Pat may have just had the most Buffalo wedding ever.
Watching all their friends and family join together for a their big day was heart warming. Their guests broke it down on the dance floor til the moment we left. Thank you to Kim & Pat for having me capture this special union!
ps. everyone should follow K + P's path and DEFINITELY have a taco/donut bar at their wedding.
I've known Ana for awhile in that weird way you know people in 2017; the internet. I've seen her family grow and blossom over these few years and was excited when we decided to work together. Harrison, like all three year olds was a ball of contagious energy while his sister Sofia likes to sit back and observe. They seem to have found a balance between the four of them, fitting ever so perfectly together as one unit. Thank you for letting me capture these little glimpses into your beautiful family life Ana & Nick!