Sydney & Paul’s wedding – Sackets Harbor, NY

Interesting story – Sydney and Paul met at a wedding of their mutual friends, Alli and Colin, when they were paired up as bridesmaid and groomsman. Apparently, there was immediate chemistry between them. A few years later, here we are, on their wedding day in picturesque Sackets Harbor. The style was eclectic – Sydney’s dress had a distinctive vintage look to it; there were vintage cars … and, oh, just an overall laid-back easy feel to everything.

This was one of those weddings where it truly felt like a privilege to know the couple and be their wedding photographer. The images here are a glimpse of that magical day. (The photo-video fusion clip is coming soon, so do check back!)

With the sun going down over Lake Ontario, Sydney and Paul slipped away from the wedding reception for a while …

PsychoKiller, Qu’est Que C’est … Paul and his band took the stage for a few songs towards the end of the evening.

The final moment of the wedding day was something quite surreal and cinematic. Guests wrote words of well-wishes on paper lanterns, which were then lit up and sent aloft. It was an incredible sight to see the series of paper lanterns gently floating away in the night sky. Just incredible, and perfectly fitting.

to see more, view the album of photos on Facebook

a photo & video fusion clip of their wedding day (Vimeo)

vendor details:
wedding dress – Saja wedding

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Steve Gemmell July 8, 2011 at 2:29 am

Nice work Neil, love the atmospheric evening shots


2 Wedding Photographer Kent July 8, 2011 at 4:41 am

Beautiful set of images Neil, as always. The evening light is beautiful and the shots you’ve captured using it are just gorgeous.


3 Adrian July 8, 2011 at 12:07 pm

Great collection of images Neil. I am sure that the bride and groom are pleased.


4 Alberto November 6, 2011 at 9:34 am

Great pictures, Did you use a off camera flash in the car pictures or was that all sun light


5 Neil November 6, 2011 at 1:44 pm

Just the available light.

Neil vN


6 heather reed November 14, 2012 at 1:12 pm

Wonderful pictures! Where was the reception held??


7 Neil November 22, 2012 at 10:46 pm

The reception was in a marquee tent in the park across from where the ceremony was held. No venue as such.

Neil vN


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