• “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

    This perfect quote by William W. Purkey, is exactly what should take over you on your wedding day. The most beautiful couples unknowingly exude it from the time they wakeup (if they got any sleep) through the moment they are wed. Lucky for me, I've captured couples that live their day in this way and it's allowed me to document some of the best photos I've taken in my life...

The Ryland Inn NJ was the perfect space for Kaycee and Tye on their wedding day. With their sophisticated country feel they were able to bring two ideas into one.  The getting ready shots showcase the bride and groom in the moments before seeing each other and the differences between the two. Whether it be a with beautiful pastel colors in the bouquet, or a tie tack that shows the ruggedness of the groom this is the day where two people become one. The love that these two have for each other is shown throughout. The first look gives butterflies to anything who sees it, the emotion behind seeing the one you love for the first time before the ceremony is unlike any other. From beginning to end the event showed the fun in a wedding, the simple decor and details to create an amazing ceremony and reception, and the love that two people have for each other.

What I love about this place…!!

The Ryland Inn NJ showcases the old with the new, its historic outside creates a vintage feel while its newly renovated ballroom is the prefect space for the vintage to come alive. The Ryland Inn’s private patio was a great space for ceremony while the ballroom has a beautiful floor to ceiling fireplace as well as stunning chandeliers to create a rustic yet sophisticated wedding space. It’s the perfect back drop for any wedding.

Please enjoy this Ryland Inn NJ Blog!

Second Shooter: Susan Hennessey

Written by: Melanie Lamac, 2015 Intern











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