Blog - Tom Schelling Photography

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Planning your wedding can be a mix of exhilarating, exciting, exhausting and overwhelming—that’s why a wedding planning checklist is essential. Think of it as a general guide that’ll help you stay organized, avoid unnecessary stress and find more joy in each part of the planning process. This wedding planning checklist is a combination of what […]

read post

How to Plan an Amazing Adventure Wedding

There’s nothing quite like an adventure wedding. Picture this: You and your fiancé at an amazing location, without the external pressure from family and friends. You get to celebrate your love exactly the way you want to. What is an Adventure Wedding? An adventure wedding (sometimes called an elopement) is all about celebrating your marriage […]

read post

A Yosemite Elopement Adventure | Alexis & Reuben

There are few places in the world better suited for an adventure elopement than Yosemite National Park! Alexis and I have met years ago when I worked at Apple. When her and Reuben told me they were living in San Jose (only a few hours from Yosemite) and soon to be married, I knew we […]

read post

RGNY Wedding | Erin & Michael

Erin & Michael’s RGNY wedding was such a beautiful celebration. Erin and Michael first met in a bar on Bowery and Spring Street in NYC. As Michael went to leave the bar that night, Erin tapped him on the shoulder and said, “I can’t let you leave without saying hello.” Years later, he proposed on […]

read post

An Intimate Paris Elopement | Francesca & Brendan

What better location to celebrate your love than the city of love itself? In this intimate Paris Elopement, we start at the heart of Paris (the Eiffel Tower) and made our way down the Seine river, eventually to the Jardin des Tuleries.   Francesca & Brendan are from Atlanta, Georgia. They are both frequent travelers […]

read post

W Loft Wedding Inspiration | Brooklyn Wedding Venues

When it comes to Brooklyn wedding venues, few spots beat the W Loft Hotel for a beautiful rooftop view of that incredible New York City skyline. The glass walls all around the reception space will make sure your guests enjoy the view all night long. An added bonus is it also will protect you from […]

read post

NYC Elopement | Mabel & Troy

For Mabel and Troy’s styled sunrise NYC Elopement in Central Park, we took photographs at the iconic Bethesda Fountain. Mabel, a designer, made her wedding dress herself—from scratch! With hardly another person in sight, we captured some amazing images that looked like we were the only ones out and about in NYC.   The Loeb […]

read post

NYC Engagement Photos | Ankita & Dhruv

Ankita & Dhruv’s engagement photos were taken in Central Park in NYC. Though our session was in NYC, Ankita is actually from Texas, and Dhruv from India. Ankita & Dhruv wanted a pre-wedding session that embodied their love for New York—especially the beauty of NYC in the Fall. Since their wedding would be taking place […]

read post

I want to learn more about you!

Let's CHAT