Hudson Valley Wedding Archives - Tom Schelling Photography

NYC Wedding | Dane & Carolyn

NYC weddings are always my favorite to photograph, and Dane & Carolyn’s was no exception! Dane grew up in South Africa and recently came over to the United States, where he met Carolyn, a native New Yorker. While they were planning their wedding, Dane and Carolyn were set on showcasing a bit of NYC in […]

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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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5 Tips to Help You Plan A Photogenic Wedding Ceremony

   It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for—your wedding ceremony! No matter where you decide to get married, here are a few tips to make sure you get the best wedding photographs possible. Great Lighting is Important The way your ceremony is lit is very important, especially if it’s going to be outdoors. The […]

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The Wedding First Look | Why it’s Worth it

A first look is a moment staged by the photographer, allowing the bride and groom to see each other before the ceremony. Nerves are high, suspense is built, and the location is chosen to provide beautiful photographs. In the past, couples would wait until the ceremony to see each other, but today a first look is […]

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6 Tips For A Stress-Free Wedding Reception

The fun has begun! It’s time to relax, dance and celebrate. Your coordinator and DJ should take care of making sure that everything stays on schedule so that you can enjoy your night. Here are some helpful tips that’ll help your reception flow smoothly. GUEST CONSIDERATION Take your guests into consideration when planning your timeline. […]

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DUMBO Brooklyn Engagement Session | Dave & Erin

Waking up at the crack of dawn (4:00AM) was worth it so we could have the entire Brooklyn Bridge to ourselves for Dave and Erin’s engagement session! There’s no better way to do DUMBO than sunrise—it’s amazing having the entire area all to ourselves! Not to mention no traffic, plenty of parking—it’s almost a no-brainer […]

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5 Great Questions to Ask Potential Wedding Photographers

It can be difficult to come up with the right questions to ask potential photographers in your quest to find the perfect one to capture your wedding. Here are the top questions you’ll want to ask to ensure you’re choosing someone who gets your vision for the day, who’s kind and patient with you and […]

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The Village Club at Lake Success Wedding | Nicole & Joe

A beautiful spring day, Nicole and Joe had chemistry like no other—look how in love they look in every photograph! We photographed Nicole and Joe’s wedding at The Hempstead House at Sands Point in addition to The Village Club at Lake Success, where they held their reception. Congratulations and thank you for letting me play […]

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