Linda & Daniel had their wedding in the heart of New York City. With a beautiful traditional Christian ceremony in a traditional Church of the Heavenly Rest on the upper west side and their reception in Soho at the The Dominick Hotel; no amount of fog or rain could dampen anyone's spirits! It ended up being a gorgeous view and perfect lighting for their portraits- and really highlighted parts of New York City throughout the day. We wandered around the West Village and got some amazing street shots in New York City. We had to add a few umbrellas to the shots- but it was actually a really awesome touch! I love being a New York City wedding photographer !
From Linda's (The Bride) perspective:
"Neither Daniel nor I grew up in New York but had both moved here for work. During our time in New York, we both fell head over heels in love with the city. Especially after we got engaged in the Hamptons, we knew we wanted to have our wedding in New York City, to commemorate and celebrate our time here. From the second we saw the stunning panoramic views of the downtown Manhattan skyline from the top floor of Trump Soho, every other venue paled in comparison. As most of our guests would be coming from out of town, we thought this was the perfect way to showcase for them the city. We chose the Church of the Heavenly Rest for our ceremony because we were enraptured with the majesty and beauty of its architecture, and it most definitely fulfilled the dreams I’d had since I was a little girl of a fairy tale wedding.
For the decorations and floral designs, we wanted to keep everything clean, classic, and elegant. Especially with the stunning architecture of our church and the unique downtown views of Trump Soho, we didn’t want to have too much and detract from their intrinsic appeal.
From my walk down the aisle, to being introduced to all our family and friends as husband and wife for the first time, to dancing the night away with the Manhattan skyline lit up behind us, every detail and every single person we had the opportunity to work with was so perfect and far exceeded anything we had ever imagined."
Photographer: Cynthia Chung Photography
Ceremony: Church of the Heavenly Rest
Reception: The Dominick Hotel
Planner: Elegant Occasions by JoAnn Gregoli
Cinematographer: Rock Life Studios
Music: Ernest Mills Band from Hank Lane
Hair Stylist: GLAMSQUAD
Floral Design: Flowers of the World
Rentals: Party Rental Ltd
Transportation: Blue Steak Limousine, New Jersey Limobus & Limousine
Wedding Cake: Ron Ben-Israel Cakes
Bride Dress: Lazaro
Bride Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Bride Jewelry: Judith Ripka
Bridesmaid Dresses: Monique Lhuillier
Groom Tuxedo: Suit Supply
Groom Shoes: Brooks Brothers
Groom Accessories: J. Crew, Brooks Brothers
Groomsmen Suits: Suit Supply