“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 27

“(Come on) If you a fly gal get your nails done. Get a pedicure,get your hair did…” ~ Missy Elliott

PART I

“First, I would just like to ask.. How on earth did anyone plan a wedding before Pinterest was in existence?! Pinterest is my go to for everything! …Flowers, tuxes, decorations, and of course, a hairstyle for the big day!
So I know I want to wear my hair up.. I have heard from almost everyone.. “Oh my god, you need to wear your hair down”… But I am getting married outside in the end of June and I just have too much hair for all of that 🙂 Plus, I have to show off my sexy back 😉
I have had this picture in mind for quite a while.. So I knew how I wanted the front of my hair to look, but was clueless for the back 🙂 I need a loose up-do.. Because when my hair is too tight to my head, I just look.. Weird.. Really weird 🙂

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So for the pictures of the back of the hair.. I actually was scrolling the Cosmo and saw the pins in an article about prom.. Prom hair, wedding hair.. Same thing right 🙂 I really like the braid in each of them. And I think they could work nicely with the loose in front look. Plus I really like braids.

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I guess we will check back in after my hair trial!! :)”
~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 25

And the saga continues….lol…just kidding…onto this weeks #weddingwednesdays post!

Week 25!

“Tuxes were something that I almost forgot about to be honest 🙂 My Pinterest board has very little with anything concerning Arthur on the wedding day.. It’s all about me.. Duh! 🙂
I wanted grey tuxes for Art and the Groomsmen for sure.. I personally like grey suits better than black for a few reasons.. 1) I am having a summer wedding and I think black is too dark for the season 2) The guys stand in the sun during the ceremony and 3) Sometimes I think black tuxes can look a little waiter-ish 🙂 So I was set on grey for Art and the guys.. Until I saw my inspiration picture on Pinterest. I love that the groom is in navy and the rest of the men are in grey. I thought it was so different than anything else I had seen, but it looks so good! The groom should stand out on the wedding day too right 🙂

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So off to Men’s Wearhouse we went. Arthur and I were joined by some of his groomsmen as the men were fitted for their tuxes.. This is definitely not as fun of a process as the girls getting their dresses 🙂 But one more item to check off my To-Do List!

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AHHH!!! I just realized that tomorrow {Or today for those reading the #WeddingWednesday post} marks 100 days until the wedding!”
~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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Eric + Jennifer {Wedding} | Hudson Valley, NY Wedding Photographer

It’s an amazing feeling when you walk away from a business relationship with clients to a friendship relationship. I’m so happy to say that even though a couple of months have passed since she has gotten married, Jen and I text and see each other on a regular basis! Jen’s big day was crazy but beautiful. It rained that day but we made it work.

Everything about this union was beautiful. From the fact that she married her childhood friend who lived across the street from her to the blended family that has been created.

If you’ve followed my blog you will recall these two from their fun “basketball” engagement session done over the summer.

Here are some of my favorite photos from the day! WARNING: There are a lot of photos below but I had a lot of favorites. It was hard to narrow these down.

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Nick + Joy {Wedding} | Orange County, NY Wedding Photographer

Joy and I went to high school together. I was so excited when she reached out to me to photograph her big day. She looked absolutely stunning and her husband adored her. It was a beautiful September day. You couldn’t have dreamed it any better. Here are some of my favorite photos of the day!

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Nate + Brittany|Orange County, NY & Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer

Brittany was my first wedding of the summer season and boy was it hot! And when I say hot, I mean almost passing out from heat exhaustion hot! Seeing as this was an outside wedding and reception, Miss EricaLee learned a few lessons, such as: keeping myself hydrated. I did not stop to drink at all most of the day but in my defense I didn’t want to miss anything.

Despite the heat, it was a beautiful wedding. Here are some of my favorite photos!

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Here’s a photo of the bride writing a love note to her soon to be husband!

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Lastly, two fun pictures that show how fun this wedding party was!!

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Basketball Engagement Session {Orange County, NY Photographer}

One of the greatest things that can happen after a session with a client is becoming great friends with them outside of the photo world. That is what has happened with this couple–especially this soon to be bride. I love how we can just pick up the phone and text each other.

Jennifer and Eric will be getting married pretty soon and it’s about time that I share some of their engagement photos .

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What are the odds of perfectly timing a shot like this one with swans in the background??!

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Engagement and Wedding Preview!!

It’s FRIDAY!!!! What a long week! I feel like I’ve been on the go since last Friday. Last weekend I was a bridesmaid at a beautiful wedding and I was able to shoot a fun engagement session. Here are a couple of previews of what’s to come!

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Now I know you may be wondering why there’s a basketball picture about when I said I photographed an engagement session. Well it turns out that this couple loves sports and I wanted to incorporate that into their session. It was a lot of fun!!

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Don’t worry–I did photograph nice formal photos. 🙂

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Well stay tuned for more pictures!!

 

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