I met Andrea and Alice while I was guriella marketing my wedding photography services at the 2011 New York Pride Parade. Little did I know that they would not only become the most amazing clients EVER, they would become good friends also! Not only did they conveniently book their wedding in my neighborhood at the gorgeous, historical Old Stone House in Park Slope (ok, so it’s their neighborhood too!) they have gone above and beyond what we photographers would consider great clients and have entered the rare realm of perfect clients! It is easily visible to anyone who spends time around these two that they are madly in love and and it’s a delight to simply be in their presence. They are dearly cherished by their family and friends, many of whom were brought to tears during the ceremony, and it was honor to be able to be a part of their big day. It was especially meaningful to me because this was my first same-sex wedding since I started doing wedding photography. Every detail of their wedding was a reflection of their personalities, from the purple dresses and hand-made head pieces to DYI decorations made possible by family and friends, it was an incredible example of how beautiful simple weddings can be. Congratulations Andrea and Alice, here is to many happy years together, and I look forward to getting to know you both more!
Archive: September, 2011
Now this was a fun wedding. Maybe because I got to fly home to my hometown, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Or maybe because for the first time since I started wedding photography, I got to drink on the job (gin and tonics if you’re wondering; you can be the judge on whether or not they effected my photos). Or maybe because my friend Amy, whom I’ve known since birth, spent decades of holidays with, vacationed with, got into trouble with, and consider part of my family met an awesome partner, Derek, decided to marry him, and asked me to come witness and photograph it. Yea, that’s it. Photographing the most special events of my friends’ lives throughout the years is something I greatly look forward to as a photographer, and I was honored to be part of and visually record Amy’s big day. It’s also not every day I get to photograph a wedding in which my whole family is in attendance. Congratulations Amy and Derek! It was a perfect day!