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I capture the unspoken — the glances, the silences — drawing from New York's pulse and the richness of global cultures. Every wedding is its own intricate narrative. Rooted in theatre and life's everyday rhythms, I document moments both transient and timeless. 

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Elopement at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Elopement at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Who? : Colleen + Eddie + Lyza

What? : Portraits in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Where? Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO

When? : September 2018

I love New York.  I love everything about it : the noise, the hustle, the people, the extraordinary vibrancy of such an alive city.  Therefore it also stands to reason that I love it when people come to New York specifically to be married.  Colleen and Eddie came to New York from Cairns, Australia to be wed, bringing with them their extraordinary daughter Lyza.  It was a huge honor to spend the afternoon with them in my favorite part of the city, creating portraits for them to commemorate this incredible occasion.

Here are a few of my favorite images from the day:

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Elopement at Brooklyn Bridge Park: A Romantic Urban Escape in New York City

An elopement at Brooklyn Bridge Park offers a unique and intimate way to exchange vows, combining the urban charm of New York City with the serene beauty of the waterfront. This picturesque park, with its stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, provides a romantic and memorable setting for couples seeking a simple yet breathtaking elopement.

The Scenic Backdrop of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park stretches along the East River, featuring beautifully landscaped gardens, winding pathways, and expansive lawns. The park’s diverse areas offer a variety of settings for an elopement ceremony. Couples can choose to exchange vows on the pebbled beaches, under the shade of the trees in the quieter sections of the park, or with the dramatic backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the New York City skyline.

The park’s numerous piers also provide unique settings, each offering different views of the city. The area around Jane’s Carousel, with its charming vintage carousel and the cityscape backdrop, is particularly popular for intimate ceremonies and stunning photography.

Intimate Moments Captured Amidst Iconic Views

Brooklyn Bridge Park is a photographer’s dream, offering a blend of natural beauty, urban landscape, and iconic architecture. The panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline, the East River, and the Brooklyn Bridge create a dramatic and unforgettable backdrop for elopement photographs. The park’s green spaces and waterfront provide a serene contrast to the bustling city, offering diverse opportunities for capturing the intimate and joyful moments of an elopement.

A Personalized and Stress-Free Elopement

Eloping in Brooklyn Bridge Park allows couples to focus on each other and the commitment they are making, away from the pressures and distractions of a larger wedding. This setting is perfect for those who desire a low-key, personal, and meaningful ceremony. Couples can personalize their elopement with special vows, a small picnic, or a casual stroll through the park post-ceremony, making the most of the stunning surroundings.

Embracing the Spirit of Brooklyn and New York City

An elopement in Brooklyn Bridge Park not only offers a beautiful setting but also places couples in the heart of one of New York City’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The surrounding area of Brooklyn offers a variety of charming spots for post-ceremony celebrations, from cozy cafes and bistros in DUMBO to the eclectic streets of Brooklyn Heights.

A Memorable Start to Marriage

Choosing Brooklyn Bridge Park for an elopement is perfect for couples seeking a mix of urban excitement and natural beauty. It offers a simple yet profound way to begin a marriage, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of New York City. In this iconic location, an elopement is more than just a ceremony; it’s an unforgettable experience, a romantic adventure, and the start of a new chapter in the heart of one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

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