Emily & John - Sherwood Inn Wedding

Emily and John's wedding was a wonderful way to close out my wedding season especially since I got to shoot at the beautifully renovated Hannum House at the Sherwood Inn. My favorite moment from their wedding was her dress (yes, the dress is officially a MOMENT) I loved the gauzy pale pink skirt that twirled oh-so-perfectly! Another high point was the Russian wedding dance which gave her so many opportunities to spin in her awesome dress. It was a nice touch that her guests were rewarded with vodka shots and traditional cookies after dancing with the bride but the absolute highlight of the wedding were Emily's vows, I don't often tear-up at weddings but her vows did me in...well done!

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Molly & Eric - Sherwood Inn Wedding

Molly and Eric were married in Skaneateles at the Sherwood Inn. My favorite aspect of their wedding day was how they incorporated Molly's daughter, Claire, into every tradition. Two of my favorite moments were when Claire escorted her mother down the aisle and overhearing her declare that Eric was officially her step-dad. It was a real treat to photograph a wedding and the creation of a new family all in one event! I wish this lovely family a beautiful future!!

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Jessica & David - Sherwood Inn Wedding

Jessica and David's wedding day started out bleak with heavy downpours all morning but as Jessica stepped into the church to exchange her vows with David the sun came out and shined brightly for the remainder of the day, providing another glittering day for wedding photography in Skaneateles! David and Jessica had a lovely reception at the Sherwood Inn but before we got there I flagged down their limo en route to the reception when I spotted a roadside patch of vibrant wildflowers...I was worried they would be annoyed but Jessica and David were so excited because they had been eyeing the flowers as well!  It is so rewarding when couples allow you the time and flexibility to be spontaneous on their wedding day, I believe the greatest moments are unexpected and unscripted...the small "in-between" moments prove over and over again to be the stand-out images of wedding. When you allow your photographer time to observe and flex their artistic muscles you get a much richer set of images than if you have busied them with extensive "must have" shot lists. I owe a huge thanks to Jessica and David for being up for anything and just delightful to work with, be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the post to see their lantern launch (I hope to see more of these at weddings in the future)!

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Abigail & Matthew - Lockwood Lavender Farm & The Sherwood Inn Wedding

Abigail was determined to get married amongst blooming lavender and she got her wish after moving her original wedding date to help convince the owners of Lockwood Lavender Farm to host their ceremony, this was a first for the folks at Lockwood and hopefully not the last! After the beautiful ceremony the party moved to the Sherwood Inn for great food, drinks, and dancing well in to the evening!

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Tania & Alex - Sherwood Inn Wedding

Tania and Alex married on a day that you could call rainy but a better description would be...complete deluge. The pouring rain did not damper their spirits, it made for some pretty dramatic photo opportunities (don't assume that rain will ruin your wedding day pictures). This super stylish pair had their ceremony and reception at the classic Skaneateles location, the Sherwood Inn (major props to the Sherwood for scrambling to make it possible to do the ceremony indoors at the last minute). A huge thanks to Tania & Alex for being so flexible and gracefully adapting to the changes the rain brought.

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Sherwood Inn Wedding Show - 2013

I was delighted to attend the Sherwood Inn's latest wedding show this past Sunday. Skaneateles is a wonderful place to get married, there is a great variety of distinct venues and it's no surprise that you need not look outside of the village limits to find outstanding vendors! I was honored to be the featured photographer and I was surrounded by amazing floral creations by our best local florists; Wild FlowerFleur de Lis, and Folls Flower Farm. The always cheerful Michael Cheney from the Patisserie was in attendance to discuss his beautiful confections and the Sherwood Inn provided many tasty hors d'oeuvres and a generous sampling of Fingerlakes wine and Champagne cocktails. Additionally, our very own Pomodoro, Too! was on hand to offer advice on fine stationary for all your wedding needs. The only thing missing was the bride and groom!

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