The Granite Prospect is a great place to have a sunset elopement.



There are no shortage of places to have an elopement in New York City. But with so many options, which are the best? Organized by cost, location and type, this list will help you find your ideal ceremony or photo spots.

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Vintage Truck Elopement NYC

New York City is always full of surprises, but having a TV show force a last minute ceremony site change is quite shocking! When M&D are unable to get a Friday appointment at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau, they opt for a ceremony in City Hall Park. (This is good thing, since only one witness is […]


Soho Grand Manhattan Elopement

Like many couples whose wedding plans were turned upside down in 2020 by the Coronavirus pandemic, this couple prioritized getting married legally. Since that wasn’t easy in NYC in the spring, they tied the knot in the groom’s home state of Virginia. However, they still wanted to have a stylish Manhattan elopement to officially celebrate! […]

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Black Tie Backyard Wedding

One of the biggest trends I’ve been seeing with weddings this year are dogs as guests! With so many couples opting for marry at home or small scale in a park, their beloved canine friends can be ring bearers like in this black tie backyard wedding in Darien, Ct. The couple were married under a […]


Dene Summerhouse Elopement

A Dene Summerhouse wedding ceremony for a couple who loves to birdwatch in Central Park.


Brooklyn Rooftop Micro Wedding

Never did I dream I’d get to photograph a rooftop micro wedding in my beloved Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  Back in early 2006 my soon to be husband and I moved into a basement apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. We fell in love with the neighborhood. Over two different apartments and five years we watched it change and […]

Intimate Wedding

City Vineyard Micro Wedding

When Covid-19 disrupted their wedding plans in Texas in September, this couple married with a mostly virtual audience on the terrace of City Vineyard in Manhattan. The ceremony was live-streamed to guests by the bride’s two very dedicated friends. Lindsay Rae Design provided the beautiful flowers on the tables and for the couple. A small […]

Couple eating outside at Manhattan restaurant


Intimate Wedding Ideas in NYC

Reception ideas for an intimate wedding in NYC New York City has many, many unique and special places to celebrate your intimate wedding or elopement.I’ve made a list of intimate wedding reception ideas in NYC. Whether it is a table for two at a fine dining establishment or a private dining room for you and […]

Intimate Wedding

An Intimate Wedding in Virginia

I never dreamed, after I photographed my last wedding before the pandemic lockdown began, that it would be 3 months before I’d photograph a wedding again. Or that that wedding would be in a totally different state from its original planning!  But things change. Nothing is “normal” this year. But we must go on and […]

Intimate Wedding

South Street Seaport Elopement

When you meet commuting on Metro North, it is only fitting to take photos at Grand Central Terminal! I love when couples can include personal locations to their wedding days. They even had matching custom tennis shoes! We met there and then took the subway down to City Hall/Brooklyn Bridge for their South Street Seaport […]

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NYC Adventure Elopement

Where better to have an urban adventure elopement than New York City? The options are endless.