Marissa and Jack’s Wedding at Fishkill Golf Course.

It is so awesome to photograph a local couple’s wedding, especially when the groom’s family are long time locals and the bride is such a sweetheart.

When I first arrived to photograph Marissa getting ready she warmly greeted me and asked ME if I needed anything.  She seriously fussed over me – the last thing she should be concerning herself with! Her smile was infectious and never faltered throughout her and Jack’s Wedding day.She was truly caught up in the moment. I completely melted when during her Church ceremony, she took a moment turn around and flash me the sweetest smile with a little wave.

Jack and Marisa hired me months before their wedding day and by that time they were pretty much done all their wedding preparations.  They wanted to enjoy their engagement and not stress over the little details. This approach extended to their actual wedding day as well.  They told me in advance that they wanted to enjoy their wedding day with as little posed photos as possible. Yes, we took time to do the more posed family and wedding party photos but when it came time to photograph them formally as a couple, they were done and ready to get to their cocktail hour after about four minutes.  They did warn me!

Their wedding ceremony was held at Our Lady Of Loretto church in Cold Spring, NY, about a five minute walk from my home.  Their bbq style reception was at Jack’s families golf course, Fishkill Golf Course, and catered by local restaurateur and friend, Jimmy Eli, from Riverview restaurant in Cold Spring at The Yankees Barbeque and Beer Garden at Fishkill Golf Course.  Marissa and Jack’s Wedding was a casual, fun and loving affair. Their priority was to simply celebrate with family and friends – as it should be!

As I expected, Their reception was filled with local characters – many that I personally knew! It was so much fun to wander about photographing so many fun people in a casual way and without a heavy specific agenda.  Thank you Jack and Marissa for being such fun clients and congratulations!

Second Shooter: Rubi Rose

Ceremony Location: Our Lady of Loretto church, Cold Spring, NY

Venue: Fishkill Golf Course, Fishkill, NY

Cold Spring Bride Getting Ready

A Cold Spring Wedding, photos of bride getting ready

Portraits of Bride and Groom at a Cold Spring, NY wedding

Fishkill wedding photos of groomsmen

Our Lady Of Loretto church wedding in cold Spring, NY

Garrison Wedding, Photos of Bride and bridemaids.

Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring, NY wedding

Our Lady of Loretto church wedding in Cold Spring, NY photo of guests

Wedding Ceremony at Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring, NY

Our Lady Of Loretto Church wedding ceremony in Cold Spring, NY

Bridesmaids at an Our Lady Of Loretto Church in Cold Spring, NY

Bride and Groom during a wedding ceremony in Cold Spring, NY

Mom of the groom at a Lady of Loretto Church wedding in Cold Spring, NY

Wedding guests enjoying ceremony at Our Lady Of Loretto church in Cold Spring, NY

Cold Spring, NY wedding ceremony

Family of the bride and groom at a Cold Spring church ceremony at Our Lady Of Loretto church

Our Lady of Loretto Church wedding in Cold Spring, NY

Wedding party and guests after an Our Lady Of Loretto wedding ceremony in Cold Spring, NY

Wedding formal photos at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Guest enjoying themselves at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Fishkill Golf Course wedding reception

Fishkill Golf Course wedding reception

Fishkill Golf Course wedding reception

Guest enjoying themselves at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Bride and Groom dance at their Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Fishkill Golf Course wedding reception

Fishkill Golf Course wedding reception

Candid wedding photography at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Candid wedding photos of guests at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Reception photos from a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Food from the Yankee BBQ at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

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Fishkill wedding reception photos

Bride and groom sitting enjoying their guests at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

"Love Never Fails" sign and guest cheering at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Wedding reception speeches at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Wedding reception speeches at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Fun Wedding reception speeches at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Bride and Groom's first dance at a Fishkill, NY wedding

Photos of guests at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding reception

Wedding guests photos at a Fishkill Wedding reception

Wedding guests photos at a Fishkill Wedding reception

Wedding guests photos at a Fishkill Wedding reception

Wedding guests photos at a Fishkill Wedding reception

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Candid Fishkill wedding reception photos

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Fun Fishkill wedding reception photos

Fishkill wedding reception photos

Guest enjoying themselves at a casual Fishkill wedding reception

Portrait of a bride and her cake at a Fishkill wedding

Guests enjoying themselves at a Fishkill Wedding reception

Guests enjoying themselves at a Fishkill Wedding reception

Son and mother dance at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding reception

Father and daughter dance at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding reception

Bride and Groom cake smash at a Fishkill Golf Course Wedding

Guest enjoying themselves at a Cold Spring, NY wedding

Hudson Valley Wedding photographer photos of a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

Upstate wedding reception photos

Guest enjoying themselves at a Fishkill Golf Course wedding

New York wedding photography

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