Joyce and Laureen met at Cherry Grove beach, in Fire Island about 20 years ago.. and so they decided to hold their three day wedding extravaganza at a nearby hotel, the Dune Point. Fire Island is accessible off the coast of Long Island by a short ferry ride, and yet it feels like a completely foreign land. It's beautiful and wild, with deer and other wildlife meandering amongst cute quaint cottages, it's so peaceful without automobile traffic, it's warm and inviting, and fun, visited and inhabited by straight, and same sex folks. 
Joyce and Laureen planned their three day event as a 'retreat of sorts' for their small group of closest friends and family. There were welcome gift baskets with personalized towels, lip balm and other goodies... there was a fabulously decorated main hangout patio, with fantastic wait staff, and full catering. There was plenty of delicious cherry pie.
The couple welcomed their ferry arriving guests right on the landing deck, waving pink boas, wine glasses in hand.
After Joyce & Laureen's emotional ceremony under a tent (unfortunately the rain did not allow for a beach gathering), all the guests, sipping from miniature bottles of Moet & Chandon champagne, traveled on the ferry to Schooner Inn, a favorite local hangout, and enjoyed a performance by Porsha, a drag queen extraordinaire. 
Rupert, the couple's cute pup was Belle of the Ball. 

The entire wedding weekend was planned & coordinated by the best of the best- Lisa Jaffe of Fire Island Weddings.
Make up and hair by Susi Lux.
Location: Dune Point Hotel
Enormous thanks to my fantastic second shooter & friend Anne Ruthmann.

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February 21, 2015

This past year was incredibly artistically & professionally abundant for me. Fantastic couples, dreamy locations, curious visual situations. I did my best to capture all that beauty, and quirkiness.. Voila!

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My beautiful and charismatic yogi friends Krystal & Seth got hitched in such style, on the frigid January evening, post the most beautiful winter sunset.
Their fabulous party took place at the opulent and lavish Nanina's in the Park. Krystal looked like a goddess, and the dancing crowd did not disappoint. My amazing second shooter was Nadine.

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Becky and Brad's wedding day began in the sumptuous interiors of the Carlyle Hotel, where the couple and Bridal Party got ready. Ceremony and the Reception was held at beautifully lit and decorated Boathouse, in the middle of Central Park. Gorgeous, creative details, and personal touches reflected Becky's exceptional taste. Her dress and shoes were simply stunning.
My amazing second shooter Nadine and I were thrilled to document B & B's fabulous bash.
Videographer was a good friend and an amazing artist- Peter Ferriero @ PF weddings.

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Leah and Jared's wedding was a mini travel adventure for me, since it took place in campus of Yale University, in New Haven, CT. The day was incredibly cold, Bridal Party rocked their wintry accoutrements with style. We especially loved Leah's intricately detailed, very unique dress, and deco interiors of the Lawn Club, where the event took place. All the details reflected the aura of Vintage Glamour- 'Dance Cards', candelabra studded tables, vintage poster at the entrance, and even the Photo booth, with 'period' backdrop and costume props.
Huge thanks to Nadine Rovner, my second shooter, for her amazing talent!

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