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William Vale Wedding : Fay & Tom

Brooklyn, NY - August 16, 2018



Fay & Tom were married June 30, 2018 holding their wedding ceremony and reception at The William Vale hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.


When I first saw The William Vale I knew it’d be a great fit both for the bride & groom and for me.  Clean lines, a grand placement overlooking Williamsburg, and sweeping views of Manhattan make this a truly stunning location for an event.  I was indeed even more lucky to have a couple like Fay & Tom whose personal style took the venue to new heights.  From the lighting of the ballroom, to decor choices throughout and the wise idea to skip the first look and take advantage of the pretty evening light, they put on a spectacular event for everyone.


Faymous Productions
Event Planning: Bjorn & Co
Flority: Ivie Joy Flowers
Stationary: Go Go Snap
Hair: Katie Gell
Makeup: Kornelja Slunjski
Officiant: Dr. Edward Greeny
Band: Sound Society
Cinematography: Andreo Studio
Wedding Dress: Ersa Atelier
Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Vera Wang
Rings: Jordan Klein Jewelry
Groom’s Attire: Craig Mack Robinson
Lighting: NYC Wedding Lighting



Houston Hall Wedding : Kate & Andrew

New York, NY - August 1, 2018


Kate & Andrew were married June 9 at Houston Hall in the SoHo of New York City.


Fun couples, great details, and an amazing location make photographing weddings a breeze and this was no exception.  Down to the last detail, Kate & Andrew’s wedding dreams came alive along with the help of Daniela from Vision Event Co who made everything run smoothly behind the scenes.  As a former FBI vehicle maintenance shop turned beer hall, Houston Hall is a pretty amazing space with tons of exposed brick, high ceilings and a really cool vibe throughout.


The Dominick Hotel located just a few blocks away provided a nice style counterpoint to the urban warehouse feel of the wedding and we made use of the exterior for some portraits.  A first look before the ceremony got all of the formal shots out of the way so the bride and groom could stay fully wrapped up in their wedding experience the rest of the evening.



The Foundry Wedding : Brenna & Mark

Long Island City, NY - July 9, 2018


Brenna & Mark were married May 26, 2018 with a ceremony at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church and wedding reception at The Foundry, both in Long Island City, Queens.


The Foundry is one of those venues that you just can’t wait to visit.  Couples, vendors, and guests love it alike.  On my first visit here some 8 years ago, I was like where in the world are we going?  Tucked underneath the Queensboro bridge, this corner of Long Island City has changed a lot in that time, but it still feels like you’re going to a secret destination, despite how popular The Foundry has become.  I love how flexible the space is and the different characters of the various rooms and outdoor areas come together to make an amazing experience.


Just down the street from The Foundry is the Z Hotel where the bridal party got ready before heading to the church.  We stopped at Gantry Plaza Park for some portraits and then utilized the rooftop at The Foundry for some more shots of the bride and groom.  Guests had filled the back patio by then and the party was underway.  One big mention goes out to DJ Duane from 74 Events – I found myself shazaming tunes constantly!


I’d like to especially thank the Dugan family for trusting me with documenting yet another family wedding!  It’s a great compliment to be referred from one couple to another- and especially so between sisters.


Caterer: Real Food Catering
Cake: Momofuku Milk Bar
Florist: Melarosa
Hair: Patrizia
Makeup: Jacqueline Shephard
Officiant: Deacon Weiss
Lighting: Universal Light & Design
DJ: 74 Events/Duane
Transportation: Executive Limo
Wedding Dress: Kleinfeld
Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka