Blog - Tom Schelling Photography

Bear Mountain Engagement Session | Zach & Sam

It was a beautiful day in November for Zach & Sam’s engagement session at Bear Mountain. I absolutely love photographing here—there’s no where else like it so close to New York City! Here’s Zach describing how he and Sam met: “We actually went to school together all the way back to 1st grade. We didn’t […]

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Central Park Engagement Session | Merrily & Eugene

There’s no where in Central Park like Bethesda Terrace for your engagement session! Eugene met Merrily while working the night shift at St. Francis Hospital. The unique lifestyle of working at night allowed them to spend a lot of time around each other, and slowly but surely a romance blossomed!

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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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