I love all types of weddings; I especially love being a part of something so big in people’s lives, and seeing how incredibly happy they are together, celebrating with their family and friends. I also love being able to see all different kinds of weddings, both big and small,chaotic or stress-free, and fancy or rustic! I used to think that I wanted a huge wedding (in a big, beautiful church – even though I am not religious) surrounded by everyone I know and love, in a designer lace gown marrying the man of my dreams. Of course over the years a lot of those dreams have changed, and it gets more and more difficult to envision my big day, every time I photograph a new wedding, because I get more and more amazing ideas from every couple I photograph. Lorna & Tyler had melded the absolute perfect mix of everything that an amazing, intimate wedding could ever have to offer. They had invited their closest friends and family for a romantic dinner celebration at the Brownstone Restaurant, where they stood in front of everyone they knew and loved, and were married in a simple, but beautiful ceremony. Anthony Salituro did an absolutely incredibly stunning job of decorating the dinner table and surrounding restaurant areas, with hundreds of candles, flowers, vintage decorations, beautiful name tags and menus tied with satin ribbons, pearls and even more candles. The room looked so elegant, inviting, and stunning, and it was definitely more than I ever could have imagined dreaming up, despite the countless wedding magazines I look at! Anthony set the stage (and set the bar high for my wedding decorations) for a wonderful night and just when I thought that the night couldn’t get any more beautiful, Lorna came through the front doors. She looked like a real life Greek goddess. Her dress suited her perfectly and I loved how elegant and poised she looked. Her hair was perfectly styled and she had an elegant diamond headpiece that matched the pretty jewels around the waist of her dress. When Tyler walked through the door shortly after, my heart melted. The way he looked at his bride was with so much love and adoration was priceless. I always feel so humbled to be in the presence of such apparent love and happiness. Their whole night was amazing: there were more hugs than I could capture, so many smiles, a few sentimental tears, the romantic atmosphere, great food and of course a wonderful marriage! Thank you for choosing me to capture your big day, it was a fantastic start to my 2013 weddings! xox
I loved when Ken from Ra Studio pulled out the hairspray to do an impromptu touch up!
Decorating : Anthony Salituro
Flowers: Jolie Maikapar
Hair: Ken Kozuki from Ra Hair Studio
Makeup: Tara from Beauty Code Boutique
Officiant: Reverend Ray Parker
Restaurant, Ceremony & Reception Venue: Brownstone Restaurant