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Megan and Timothy had the most glorious June wedding at the Aurora Inn, it just doesn’t get much better than the Aurora Inn with perfect weather (although my favorite wedding there was in the pouring rain)! These high school sweethearts went to undergrad together and now they are both in grad school at Cornell, they are in their early 20s and they’re quickly approaching a decade together! My favorite aspect of their wedding day was watching how much fun their large families had together (he’s one of 5 and she’s one of 6)…you can tell they all really enjoy getting together. Megan and Timothy I wish you a lifetime of happy years together!

Elizabeth and Marc live in London but wanted a traditional wedding so they decided to get married in her hometown. To make it even more special they held their reception at the Hotel Syracuse in the same ballroom where her parents celebrated their marriage many years before. I was impressed with the restoration of the grand ballroom…the wall of two-story windows, faux painted sky ceiling, and the fabulous antique chandeliers really make the room lovely. The best part of this wedding was watching Marc with Elizabeth…his love, respect, and adoration were so apparent in his gestures and glances (her personal vows were equally as touching). I hope they someday get to celebrate three generations of weddings in the same ballroom!

  • June 22, 2017 - 8:14 pm

    Jennifer Vrooman - Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! I love the new Marriott Syracuse Downtown, and your photos certainly did justice to this restored space! So pretty!!!ReplyCancel

Nicole and Todd had one of the best wedding celebrations I have ever witnessed because their beautiful baby girl was in attendance, her little spirit was so bright and calming even though she was rather puny and running a fever. My absolute favorite moment from the day was when little Emme started to cry during the ceremony and Nicole’s motherly instinct took over, she left the alter mid-prayer and scooped her baby up and both Nicole and Todd soothed her as they were finishing the blessing, then they walked down the aisle as a family. After the ceremony everyone celebrated at Justin’s Grill where touching speeches were made, especially from Nicole’s matron of honor…that speech was a real tearjerker, well done! I wish the three of you a lifetime of love, laughter, and happiness!

Charlie David arrived on 12/12/16 and he is the sweetest little critter! I had the honor of photographing his parents wedding in 2014 and it is always a pleasure to document my couple’s next chapters. I hope to see this little guy in 6 months for another session…it’s the perfect age for photo sessions since they are too little to crawl away but big enough to show off their personalities. To book your family or newborn session click on the contact form here.

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Elizabeth and Marc had a winter wonderland to play in for their engagement session at Highland Forest, a lovely location nearly in Elizabeth’s childhood backyard. Elizabeth and Marc are about as far as you can get from Central New York as they make their home in the very sophisticated and metropolitan London, England. They met through work, Marc was setting up a New York City office for their company when he met Elizabeth. They survived a long-distance relationship before Elizabeth decided to make the move to England for work…and Marc. I just love a happy ending! They are planning to marry in Syracuse at Hendricks Chapel and then celebrate at the spectacularly renovated Hotel Syracuse in May, I am thrilled to be photographing this classy couple at two lovely locations…see you in May!