Alison & Marc's New York City Wedding at the famous Loeb Boathouse

Love was still in the air even after Valentine's Day when our couple, Alison & Marc decided to seal the deal on Saturday, February 18th, 2017.

Our lovely bride, Alison got ready at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel with her loved ones by her side and the help of Rebecca Robles and Christoper Marrero. She slipped into her gorgeous wedding gown made by the one and only Rosa Clará. Alison & Marc enjoyed the excitement and joy of the very first look in the iconic Central Park.

The handsome groom, Marc waited for his beautiful bride at the Loeb Central Park Boathouse where both their ceremony and reception took place. After Alison & Marc exchanged their I Do's, they headed over to their reception to celebrate.  E ThreeNYC Entertainment made sure of the great atmosphere while Stefan's Flowers filled the reception with spectacular flowers and details. We were honored to capture the love these two have for each other, through a quick snap of the camera. A special thanks to James McGovern for coordinating this exceptional day.

Captured by Caleb & Lorraine

Neena & Jordan's New Jersey Wedding

Weddings happens all four season of the year. Neena & Jordan decided to made it official this past fall.

Both the bride and groom got ready for their big day at the West Princeton at Forrestal Village, in New Jersey. Neena looked flawless, with the help of Valerie Weiss, and the team working at Beyond Beauty. She wore a gorgeous dress designed by the one and only Vera Wang. Neena's bouquet was absolutely beautiful, thanks to Tracy Taylor Ward Design. The handsome groom wore a custom tux by Zohreh. Before their lovely wedding ceremony, the bride and groom met up for the first looks. 

Their wedding ceremony and reception took place at the iconic wedding destination, The Ashford Estate. After some beautiful Jewish traditions, the newlyweds headed to the reception, where they celebrated with all their friends and family. The reception was filled with spectacular flowers and music provided by Hank Lane Music which kept people dancing all night. We had a wonderful time joining them on their special day. A huge thank you to Daulton Van Kuren at Tracy Taylor Ward Design for making this day so perfect.

Captured by: Craig and Lorraine

New York Weddings Magazine Spring/Summer 2017

Have you picked up the recent New York Weddings Magazine Special Issue Spring/Summer 2017? If you haven't then you probably should. We are so thrilled to tell you that we were featured again with a full page ad in the current issue - you can find us on page 154. Our studio dog Alice was just as excited as we are - check it out!

We have been off to an amazing season so far and we can't wait for what 2017 will bring us. Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Craig Paulson Studio Team

Kaitlyn & Ryan's New York City Wedding

Kaitlyn & Ryan truly had a one-of-a-kind New York City wedding at the Central Park Boat House. Our gorgeous bride, Kaitlyn got ready at the Park Lane Hotel with her dearest and the help of Panico Salon + Spa where she slipped in to her stunning Amsale wedding gown. Afterwards, the bride met up with the groom at Central Park for one of our favorite first looks in time. 

The handsome groom, Ryan waited for his beautiful bride at the Church of St. Monica, where Kaitlyn walked down the aisle with her father. After their spectacular wedding ceremony, the couple celebrated with friends & family at The Loeb Central Park Boathouse where they held their reception. The reception was filled with gorgeous flowers by Cress Floral Decorators and Manhattan Rhythm Machine keep the dance floor going all night long. We were honored to capture the love between these two through a camera. A special thanks to Peter Bischoff from The Loeb Central Park Boathouse for planning this very heartfelt day. 

Beautifully captured by Lorraine and Stephanie. 

Taylor & Eric's Summer Wedding

The sun is out and the weather is getting warmer which calls for the perfect summer wedding. Taylor & Eric celebrated their love for one another on the hottest day in New York City.

The lovely bride, Taylor got ready at the Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park where she got pampered by her loved ones and GlamSquad. Whereas the very handsome groom, Eric got ready at the Andaz.

The couple loved the idea of the very first look before the wedding ceremony. Check out the special moment and excitement Taylor & Eric shared to see each other for the first time below.

Taylor & Eric later headed to Washington Square Park to capture some pictures of them with the bridesmaids and groomsmen. Their wedding ceremony and reception took place at the iconic Battery Gardens where their friends and family, were dancing all night, celebrating this wonderful day, thanks to Hank Lane. We had the pleasure capturing the beautiful moments between the couple throughout the whole day. A special thanks to Amy Katz Events for putting this perfect and special day together.

Captured by Craig and Lorraine

Aline & Jimmy`s New York City wedding

You can never go wrong with a New York City wedding, right??

Especially Aline & Jimmy had an amazing mix between the classic and artistic side of New York City.
Aline got ready at the Lotte NY Palace Hotel where she got support and some helping  hands from her loved ones while she stepped into her gorgeous wedding gown by the one and only Monique Lhuillier

Our handsome groom Jimmy waited for his beautiful bride at the St. Vartan Cathedral, where Aline walked down the aisle. After some beautiful Armenian ceremony traditions, the newlyweds got celebrated with a confetti exit we have never seen before. 

After a walk through the artistic and colorful China town and Soho the couple celebrated with friends & family at Guastavino`s, Wildflowers assisting with gorgeous details and Dj Glo Entertainment guaranteed an amazing atmosphere. Check it out!

Meredith & Alex`s wedding at the Newport Yacht Club & Marina

We might be still in winter, but spring is close and what better time to dream of the perfect summer wedding with the perfect view? After the bride got ready at the Peacock Inn with her dearest by her side and the help of La Jolie Salon & Spa, Meredith & Alex enjoyed the excitement and thrill of the very first look. 

Designed with a classic vibe, Meredith & Alex celebrated their intimate ceremony at the Church of Saint Ann and made sure their seaside celebration at the Newport Yacht Club & Marina was as gorgeous as the view at the Manhattan Skyline. Hollywood Entertainment made sure of a great atmosphere on the boat and The Portable Garden filled the reception with beautiful flowers and details. Ny Boat Charter definitely offers a unique and inspiring alternative to catering hall, restaurant, and banquet hall style weddings and we had a blast capturing Meredith & Alex`s beautiful moments while dancing and dining as they gently cruised the New York Harbor in Lady Liberty’s Shadow with the backdrop of the sparkling New York Skyline. 

Beautifully captured by Kim and Caleb

Sunshine is out! Schedule a family session with your dearest.

It seems we're over the bitter cold and moving into the warm months here in the city! If you're in need of some new photos of your family, give us a call anytime to schedule a session with Craig. He'd love to see you all again for our past clients and hopes to hear from you after the wedding for our newest clients! Check out the offer below for our spring sessions. 

SPRING 2017 FAMILY PORTRAIT SESSION

Location in NYC: Your home or a nearby park, or both if within close proximity!

•        1.5 hours of photojournalism style photography with a Craig Paulson photographer
•        Online gallery for ordering prints and sharing with friends & family
•        Full set of high & low resolution files in color & B&W, with print rights release form
•        Travel inside Manhattan included. 

$1075

Call 646-736-2605 or email us at weddings@cpaulson.com and mention the email for the special pricing to schedule an appointment! Or just to catch up-we always love to hear what you all are up to. 

Sincerely, 
Craig & the team at Craig Paulson Studio

PS-To take a look at some of our favorite all time family moments, please visithttp://cpaulson.com/family