Blog - Tom Schelling Photography

The Top Engagement Session Spots in NYC & on Long Island

There are a lot of incredible locations to take your engagement photos (or any photos really!) in NYC and on Long Island. Though I always recommend choosing a location that has meaning to you and your fiancé (even it it’s doesn’t have the most breathtaking views, picking a location with meaning makes your images that […]

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The Vinyards at Aquebogue Wedding | James & Jessica

James & Jessica grew up 2 miles away from each other on Long Island, but didn’t actually meet until they were 24. James says he loves how free-spirited and independent Jess is (she was living in San Diego at the time when they met, was a dancer for 21 years and even tried out for […]

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How to Craft the Perfect Wedding Day Timeline

Crafting the perfect wedding day timeline is the best way to avoid wedding day stress! I know this isn’t the most exciting aspect of the day. This is the one thing that can make or break the types of photographs you’re able to capture though. In this post I’ll outline how I would approach a […]

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Do You Need a Wedding Album?

In a world where all of our photographs are stored on our phones and computers, do we really need a wedding album anymore? Check out the video below to see why I believe that albums and prints are more important than ever! 

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Adirondack Wedding | Hannah & Sam

I’ve been waiting a few months to showcase this styled wedding (featuring newlyweds Hannah and Sam) in the Adirondack Mountains. I’m so excited to finally share! The wedding, which was styled by Lacy Geary and orchestrated by Mary Dougherty, was absolutely breathtaking.  We began the day before dawn and rowed out toward a small island at […]

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The Crescent Beach Club Wedding | Nicole & Matt

The Crescent Beach Club is one of my favorite Long Island wedding venues. It truly feels like you’re getting married on a tropical island. Nicole & Matt have a pretty awesome engagement story. Nicole thought the plan was to go on a short family vacation. At the airport, though, Matt surprised her with a trip […]

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Candid Wedding Photos | How to Look Natural

 Although taking photographs on your wedding day is exciting, it can often be nerve-racking as well! Most of us are not used to taking professional photos. Here are a few of my top tips to make sure your wedding photos come out amazing: 1. Look Anywhere Except at the Camera It’s funny, most of […]

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3 Skills Your Wedding Photographer Should Bring to Your Wedding

 With wedding photography, there’s a lot more to consider than just beautiful pictures. Your photographer will be frequently interacting with the people closest to you, and their personality and style will have a big impact on the overall energy and mood of your wedding day. Here are 3 traits I really value as a […]

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