West Point Wedding | Susan & Jeff

Susan & Jeff’s West Point wedding took place on a perfect Summer day in August.

They were married at Trophy Point, overlooking the Hudson river and had their reception at The West Point Club.

Having first met these two at their West Point engagement session, I knew just how sweet they are together and also that Trophy Point would be the perfect setting for some lovely portraits after the ceremony.

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Florist: Bassett Flowers

Wedding Planner & Decorations: The Party Styler

Surf Club Wedding | Rachel & Evan

Rachel & Evan’s Surf Club wedding was on a gorgeous sunny day in June.

Having already spent some time with these two at their Yonkers engagement session, I arrived at The Surf Club on their wedding day feeling more like a friend than just their “wedding photographer”. In the months leading up to the wedding, Rachel & I had spoken on the phone several times and emailed back & forth to discuss various details, and I was always struck by her excitement and enthusiasm. By the time their wedding day arrived, I must admit, I was pretty excited, too. This was my first Surf Club wedding, and I was really looking forward to it.

I may have mentioned once or twice how much I LOVE working with smiley brides. Well, Rachel might just be the smiliest bride I have ever worked with. Her joy is seriously infectious, and I found myself grinning behind the camera all day long.

 

The waterfront ceremony was followed by an afternoon reception full of dancing and laughter with friends & family.

With her bridesmaids dressed in hot pink, a bridal bouquet of soft pink peonies, and bright pink, purple, and orange flowers throughout the reception, this wedding was a riot of color.

Rachel & Evan have such an electric energy together, and it was a joy and a privilege to be their wedding photographer.

 

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Venue: The Surf Club on The Sound, New Rochelle

Makeup: JK Flashy

 

Westchester Renaissance Bat Mitzvah

I really enjoyed photographing Emma’s Westchester Renaissance bat Mitzvah.

The day before her ceremony, we met up at the Greenburgh Hebrew Center in Dobbs Ferry for some Temple Portraits. This gave me plenty of time to capture some great photographs of Emma and her family.

Her party was at the Westchester Renaissance Hotel, and it was spectacular. With so much going on and such a large number of guests, her parents had decided to add a second photographer to their Bat Mitzvah photography package, which was a really smart idea. That way, we could be in “two places at once”. At a Bat Mitzvah party, the adults and the children are often engaged in separate actives, and sometimes in separate rooms. With two photographers, we can capture more of what is going on.

Her friends and family all had a great time, with her parents and her younger brother really getting crazy on the dance floor.

One thing that I especially loved were the earplug party favors for the adults. Such a great idea!

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Venue: Westchester Renaissance Hotel

Black Friday Portrait Special | Westchester Family Portraits

Portrait Session Promo

 

Yes, it’s true.

For Black Friday, I am offering a special deal on 2014 portrait sessions.

UP TO 50% SAVINGS

If you have been thinking about hiring Poppy Studio for your family portraits, this deal is for you.

And, you can share it with your friends, too, because Gift Certificates are also available at this special price.

Don’t wait!

This special deal will only be available on Friday & Saturday, 11/29 & 11/30.

 

DETAILS:

Price: $125 (plus tax)

 

What you get: 

A full, 60- minute portrait session, for up to 5 people.

Can be on a weekend or a weekday, subject to availability.

Includes $50 print credit towards your order.

Portrait session can be in the studio, at your home, or another location

(must be within 25 miles of Irvington, NY).

 

Rules:

Cannot be combined with any other discounts.

Portrait session must be redeemed within 12 months of purchase.

After 12 months, this will revert to a $125 studio credit.

 

May be purchased in the studio or online.

 

Buy portrait session

 

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Yonkers Engagement Session | Rachel & Evan

Engagement sessions are something I love for a variety of reasons.

For one thing, they provide me with an opportunity to really get to know my couples before their wedding day. Also, engagement sessions are a lot of fun, both for me and for my clients. The pace is relaxed, and we can just go for a walk together somewhere, taking the time to chat and stop here and there for some photos.

It is always exciting for me to discover new places, and I often ask couples to choose a spot for their engagement images. Rachel & Evan chose a park near their home for their Yonkers engagement session.

Here are the images from their wedding.

 

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