NYC Engagement Session Archives - Tom Schelling Photography

3 Tips for Amazing Wedding Photos at Top of the Rock, NYC

The Top of the Rock in NYC’s observation deck is one of the best spots to view the NYC skyline from within Manhattan. If you’re thinking of having your engagement or wedding pictures taken at this iconic location, here are my top tips! 

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DUMBO, Brooklyn Engagement | Bonnie & Melissa

Bonnie & Melissa are both Opera singers who currently live in NYC. They recently decided to pick up their life and move to Germany to pursue their careers! Our session in Dumbo, Brooklyn was a great way to prepare for their adventure. Watch this video to learn more : Watch this video for some behind […]

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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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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 will be taking place […]

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My Top 5 Photos of 2018

With the end of the year finally here, I’ve been thinking about what I would consider my top 5 photos of 2018. I love spending time at the end of each year reflecting on the journey. For 2018, I’ve traveled to some incredible places, photographed some amazing weddings and substantially grew my business. I mustered […]

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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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Brooklyn Wedding Venues | The W Loft

When it comes to Brooklyn wedding venues, nothing beats a beautiful rooftop view. Much of the allure of a NYC wedding has to do with that incredible skyline. The W Loft in particular is the perfect venue for an intimate gathering with your family and friends. Newly renovated and located in the heart of Williamsburg, I […]

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Belmont Lake State Park Engagement Session | Samantha & Steve

Such incredible fall color for Samantha and Steve’s engagement session at Belmont Lake State Park! I love autumn engagement sessions—the changing leaves bring beautiful shades of yellow, orange and red. These color pallets are impossible to find during the other parts of the year, making for unique photos!     I’m Tom, a New York […]

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