Abby & Dennis’ beautifully intimate, swing dance filled wedding was our third wedding at Suzanne Fine Regional Cuisine.  We can’t say it enough, if you’re looking to have a Finger Lakes Wedding, especially a barn wedding, Suzanne’s is the place you need to be.  We’ve been to this gorgeous property in July, September, and now late October.  And after two perfect, beautiful sunny days, we now know that this venue surpasses all expectations even in typical late October western New York state weather . . . aka cold, cloudy, and blustery.  Many of the day’s original plans had to be altered, but Abby & Dennis took it surprisingly well.  And it’s in our expert wedding photographer opinion that their easy going attitude about the whole thing can be 100% attributed to the true and everlasting love that they share.  They knew what the day was really about, and what it really meant.  So instead of getting married on a picturesque hilltop overlooking Seneca Lake, they invited their family and friends into the barn, where they closed the doors to keep out the wind and weather.  For Abby and Dennis, that didn’t change a thing.  They were still getting married, and they were still celebrating with all the people they hold most dear.  Thankfully for them, that enclosed barn was the perfect plan b.  The twinkle lights and gorgeous flower arrangements were just the elegant touch that the dreamy rustic barn needed to make a wonderfully romantic ceremony location.

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This particular early October morning made for the PERFECT setting for a dreamy beach engagement shoot.  Sure if you’re meeting a couple at 7:30am on a Monday you’re secretly dreaming of an epic sunrise.  But we have to say, this was BETTER.  Something about the hue of blue in the sky created by the clouds made it feel like we were in a made up world, maybe even on the moon.  It was pretty surreal.  Jaime and Justin were one of those couples that warned us they’d be awkward for the camera, and didn’t know what to do.  But man they couldn’t have been more wrong.  The camera could not have loved their interaction more.  I say it every time, but it’s never surprising to us what a little encouragement from a professional(that’s us!), and the true love they share as a couple can do. And umm, hello!, how cute is their little pup, Yoshi!? Love him!

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We really do have the best clients in the world.  Maureen and John were freezing their tooshies off during their engagement shoot at The Apple Farm in Victor, NY, but were SUCH troopers.  The winds were like 30mph, which you may not think is that fast or hard, but trust us, it’s intense.  And Maureen of course had this magical hair, that stayed looking fabulous the entire time.  It was awesome.  These guys were just the coolest, and we LOVE them, and truly cannot wait until their wedding in July 2015.

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Whether you’re planning a Finger Lakes Wedding for the spring, summer, or fall, Suzanne Fine Regional Cuisine is quite simply the PERFECT place to have it.  Nestled sweetly in Lodi, NY halfway down the eastern side of Seneca Lake, Suzanne’s manages to show all the beauty and humbleness that makes the finger lakes so wonderful, all in one property.  It comes complete with rolling meadows, a lake view, a small produce farm, and fantastic classic red barns.  With Suzanne and her husband, Bob, running the place, and Suzanne herself being head chef in the kitchen, you feel like you’re at home every time you’re there.  Their warmth, kindness, professionalism, and talents are a perfect combination to go with the amazing visuals.

Cliona and Andy contacted us in the fall of 2014 telling us that they had literally chosen to get married at Suzanne’s because they saw the images from a wedding we had already photographed earlier that year.  And of course in turn they wanted us to photograph the day for them as well.  What a compliment!! So we already loved Cliona & Andy from our first email exchanged, then we really fell in love during our Central Park Engagement Shoot in June of this year.  But of course this fabulous pair really sealed the deal for us on the day you see below.  We became official life long fans of them as a couple and the love that they share and spread wherever they go.   We really could not have asked for a more perfect day.

P.S. if you’re looking for a romantic get away, The Argos Inn in Ithaca, NY, where Cliona and Andy got ready, is terribly adorable and romantic.  Michael and I can’t wait to go back some time soon when we’re not working.

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