Elegant Whiteface Lodge Wedding in Lake Placid

He stood beside her, as they waited behind the thick wood door of The Whiteface Lodge. Inside the excited cheers of friends and family echoed through the room as their grandparents entered the reception. The band announced their families, and then the last of their wedding party danced into the Whispering Pines to wild applause. They were next, his beautiful bride, his wife and best friend, by his side. “And now for their first appearance as Mr. and Mrs. Laverty…” echoed through the grand lodge, and they stepped through the doorway, hand-in-hand and side-by-side, as they would be for years to come…

Gore Mountain Engagement Session

We were gripping our seats in the truck, balancing camera gear and trying to keep their change of clothes from sliding off our laps, while laughing the whole way up Gore Mountain. After climbing out the truck and taking in the stunning views of the Adirondacks, Tim pointed to the peak to our left where in -10° weather with winds swirling, Tim proposed to Maggie during one of their ski trips. I loved looking over to that peak during their engagement session at Gore Mountain, and thinking of the joy and excitement that they both must have been feeling at that moment. 

Burgundy & Gold New York Wedding

We waited together in the hallway, Lauren doing one last look into the mirror, as we held our breaths. The excitement and hurriedness of the day slowed and softened into steadied breaths. Slowly we heard the door open at the end of the hallway, and her father, her cheerleader, her constant rock stepped out to see his daughter dressed in white. With tears in both there eyes she walked towards him, today was the day he was giving his daughter away…