Garden wedding

Jefferson Market Garden Wedding

During warm months, garden weddings and waterfront weddings are my two favorites.  If the space is private, I confess that I feel relieved.  Most of my couples planning informal ceremonies opt for public spaces.  And I cherish public parks. At the same time, having officiated so many park marriage ceremonies with strangers taking photos as […]


Snug Harbor Wedding Ceremony

The Snug Harbor Cultural Center is among the places I often recommend to my couples: it is perfect for elopements, intimate weddings, and large weddings alike.  Why?  Its diversity!  When a couple invited me to officiate their ceremony in the Chinese Scholar Garden, I came early to snap a few shots (more are in the […]


Queens Botanical Garden Wedding

I’ve officiated at weddings in the Queens Botanical Garden a number of times.  I admit that the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens and the Snug Harbor Cultural Center are possibly more romantic and intriguing for photos.  Yet the QBG is convenient, has a friendlier staff, and is more democratic when it comes to weddings.  Yes, it is […]