Sara & Kelly | Rock'n'Roll Rooftop Wedding | Queens, NY

Welcome to the Sara and Kelly show!

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These rock’n’rollers threw a wedding like I’ve never seen before. They laughed, they sang, they danced the night away. It was quite the summer celebration of love and music!

The couple started the day off getting ready at a nearby Queens hotel, followed by a super sweet first look and portraits in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park on a hot day in June. When it was time for their rooftop ceremony, the whole wedding party wore sunglasses! The musical couple performed “Big Me” by the Foo Fighters in place of a first dance. Their centerpieces were mini models of the nearby Unisphere made entirely of guitar strings. They had some of their engagement photos on display too! Every last detail was thought out to fit their theatrical theme and personalities and it was all SO MUCH FUN.

Wishing a lifetime of congratulations and happiness to the new Mr. & Mrs. Riley on their marriage and future adventures together!

See more of Sara & Kelly’s red hot wedding day and their amazing vendor team below.

Robert & Michael | Central Park Elopement | New York, NY

Robert & Michael came up to NYC from Atlanta to elope on an absolutely beautiful fall day this past October. We bonded over our mutual love of dogs and strolled through the park to their ceremony spot at Shakespeare Garden. To be the only witness in such an intimate moment is truly awe-inspiring, as their sweet love was so calming to be around.

Thank you to the amazing officiant sister team at Once Upon A Vow for connecting us and congrats again to this handsome couple!

Natty & Morgan | Central Park Micro Wedding | New York, NY

Natty and Morgan first found my work on Offbeat Bride. It was easy to tell right away they were my kind of couple. I was immediately hooked at the mention of a fun, intimate ceremony, and a sequin dress! One of my favorite things about photographing such important moments is getting to know my couples and their love stories. As we emailed more and more, I saw how special and silly the love they share is.

On a bright and warm Monday morning, I met these two, their pastor, and six of their closest friends at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park. We walked around the fountain enjoying the sunshine, and they shared a classic NYC soft pretzel for breakfast. Once the ceremony began, everyone (including Olivia and me) started crying! No other couple has made me as emotional while reading their vows. It was the most heartfelt and loving union I’ve ever witnessed.

After the promises were made and rings exchanged, they shared their first dance as a married couple, followed by a champagne toast and group dance party. We strolled through Central Park, took the subway to Mom’s Kitchen & Bar for some “Bigmouth shakes”!

Congrats to Natty & Morgan on their new home, their marriage, and start of the rest of their lives together. Wishing you all the glittery, tattooed happiness in the world!

Sami-Beth & Miles | City Hall Elopement | New York, NY

It was a Saturday afternoon when I received an email from Miles, wanting to know if I was available to capture his wedding at City Hall in Manhattan — just six days later! He and his fiancée, Sami-Beth, were willing to take a gamble with my schedule, and on a rainy Friday morning just after 7:30 am, we were waiting in line at the marriage bureau! We didn’t have to wait long, as they ended up being the second couple for a ceremony.

These two are an effortlessly cool and laid back couple. They are very go-with-the-flow, taking in the rain, the old ladies flagging cabs behind them, bird accidents, and all the onlookers in lower Manhattan. Sami-Beth’s spectacular DIY bouquet featured gorgeous orange and white flowers (matching her manicure), greenery, and cabbage, wrapped beautifully with strings of pearls.

Thank you to Kristen, of Kristen Kiraly Films, for referring me to her amazing friends and being a pleasure to work with! Check out their video!

Miles & Sami-Beth, wishing you both all the love, happiness, and “first time as newlyweds” milestones in the world! Congrats!