I wish Carly & Ryan would get married over and over again so I can photograph them and their beautiful families forever. From the moment I arrived, I was swarmed with love and excitement, and I felt so welcomed into their celebrations. I have never seen a couple introduced to their reception to such THUNDEROUS ROARING APPLAUSE as Carly & Ryan were. Their whole tribe screamed for them like they would’ve if Beyoncé had just made a surprise appearance. Spending a day with Carly & Ryan made it obvious to me why they have so many people who adore them.
I loved seeing Carly & Ryan’s joy and giddy excitement to finally call each other husband and wife. Carly’s bubbly energy lifted me up all day long and made me feel like I was another one of her bridesmaids.
These two were really excited about getting beautiful portraits of the two of them together, so we carved out a full hour for their first look to make sure we had plenty of time to hit all the gorgeous spots. I always love when couples love getting those portraits as much as I do! They’re usually some of my favorite images from the day.
I can’t say enough good things about Whitby Castle in the fall–you’ll see in the photos what a STUNNING backdrop the trees were. It sure was chilly on this November day, but that didn’t stop us!
Planner / Coordinator – Kyla Basso
Band – New Power Soul
Florist – Obie
Cake – Lulu Cake Boutique Paragraph
Venue & Catering – Whitby Castle
Hair – Helene Pagan
Makeup – Kristie DiCecca
Bride’s Wedding Dress – Karen Willis Holmes
Bridesmaids Dresses – Jenny Yoo Collection
Groom’s & Groomsmens’ Suits – The Black Tux
Invitations – Michelle Schwartz