Lauren + Sam / The Hill Hudson Wedding

Posted on Aug 29, 2017 in Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer, Wedding

the hill hudson weddingthe hill hudson nythe hill wedding hudson ny

Ack – this wedding. THIS WEDDING.  You know – sometimes, late at night, when I’m aimlessly scrolling through generic wedding hashtags on instagram instead of sleeping, I start to feel my blank, unblinking stare at all the square images that start to look eerily similar and this thought thumps through me in a low, deep whisper: I hate weddings.  

Insert nervous laughter here.  You know, cause I’m a wedding photographer. But I can explain. Weddings can just be the worst. Wait. I can explain better. Weddings can also just be the best.

Take Lauren + Sam. These two got married last month up here in Hudson, NY at a venue called The Hill and the entire day just blew me away. They brought their (amazing) families together with a bunch of great dancers friends and threw the best, happiest party right in the middle of thunderstorms + rainbows.  They hired quality people (i.e. Hoopla Events FTW!) + everything felt intentional, beautiful and for me, inspiring.

And so yes, I freely admit that there are things about the wedding industry that make my skin crawl that I don’t prefer BUT there are also people that are creating the type of days that speak to who they truly are + how they love and I am lucky — LUCKY — to be able to witness those days, let alone document them.  They find their dream dresses on ebay (POCKETS!) and their Dad wakes up early that morning to handpick all the flowers and create the bride’s bouquet and they have a wedding cake pinata over a plain ol’ wedding cake and they choose to include traditions that are important to them and they write their own vows that make the photographer cry like, super hard.

These two – and their amazing wedding – all the reasons I love what I do.  Lauren + Sam – you are magic!

the hill hudson weddingthe hill hudson ny weddingthe hill hudson new york weddingthe hill hudson new york weddingthe hill hudson weddingthe hill hudson weddingthe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding nythe hill wedding the hill hudson ny weddingthehudsonhillweddingthe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding hudson nythe hill wedding hudson the hill hudson ny weddingthe hill hudson weddingthe hill weddingthe hill wedding hudson nythe hill weddingthe hill weddingthe hill wedding hudson ny the hill weddingthe hill hudson ny weddingthe hill wedding the hill wedding hudson ny

team:
Planner / Adina of Hoopla Events
Venue / The Hill (Hudson NY)
Florist / DIY 
Hair / Alyse Camara
Makeup / Jillan Burraby 

Leave a Reply