Martha Stewart Weddings Covers Stephen and Christopher’s Big Day

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Delighted to announce that Martha Stewart Weddings is giving the nod of approval to a wonderful couple and most elegant of weddings. Christopher and Stephen– and their antiques and elegant touches. It was a pleasure to work with them to create this magical day. Congratulations.

A reminder to UNPLUG and enjoy the day

Wedding-Guests-taking-photosA note below from a wedding photographer who just wants to be able to do their job and let the bride and groom have their day! (This seems a bit strict to your guests-but it will really enhance the total experience).  I have had many couples very disappointed that the first reveal of their wedding day on social media was their cousin Jackie’s Facebook post during the wedding while they were saying their vows. Read and reconsider: Read More

Jill & Derek Wedding in Lake Placid

This adorable couple were more glowingly in love than just about any couple I have worked with. It takes a video to see their sincerity and true respect for one another. They were so aglow with love for their special day, they weren’t bothered by the rain or 37 degree October 3rd day.  A true pleasure to be a part of, video by a former colleague from ABC Sports. Paul Frederickson.

 

Same Sex Weddings Legalized in NYS, a few personal stories

2015 marked an event that changes history and changes our wedding industry. Giving so many wonderful couples a chance to say “I do”.  I had the pleasure of getting to know two wonderful couples who have both shared their lives for many many years, now able to legally solidify their partnership.

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Empire State Winter Games 2016

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Since the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, NY, the Empire State Games were created as a sort of mini-Olympic games for a NYS championships in all winter Olympic sports. Thousands of athletes gather every year to compete and the games kick off with an Olympic-like opening ceremonies, complete with a parade of athletes in uniform carrying the banner of their respective sports. In the 80’s I had the honor to compete in and even win the Empire State Winter Games as a competitive figure skater. In the 90’s after making the National Team as an ice dancer, I came back to NYS as a guest star to perform with my partner in the opening ceremonies. This year, all 3 of my sons are competing in the Games (2 in Nordic Combined and 1 in Cross Country). Read More

May Adirondack Farm Wedding-Wilmington, NY

May 16 ended up being a perfect weather day for this spring Adirondack Farm Wedding.
The rain held out, although it threatened all day. This wedding was a true community effort from the parents of the bride (hosted at their home) to the friends and family that helped with the set up. This wedding tells the story of the couple and is kept simple and with many DIY projects from arbor to ceremony seating to homemade snacks and iced teas. Hay bale seating with thrift store sheets, at Adirondack Farm in Wilmington, NY
Hay bale seating with thrift store sheets,  at Adirondack Farm in Wilmington, NY

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