Blog | Seneca Ryan Photography


that value capturing joyful photographs that showcase your love story authentically for you to cherish for a lifetime. 

the owner and one of the photographers here at Seneca Ryan Co. I photographed my first wedding when I was 15 and fell in love with everything about weddings! Our mission is to create an experience that makes you walk away feeling more in love with your loved one because as much as we love stunning photos, we also love beautiful marriages. 

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Favorite part of the wedding day:

I love portrait time with the bridal party & couple! It’s always so much fun with everyone hanging out & laughing! 

Describe your perfect date : 

I love going on a walk and taking a picnic along with us to be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery or exploring a new place together! We love just spending time with each other and finding the joy in the everyday! 

Seneca's Top Seven:

Family & friends 
Peonies & Gardening 
Traveling to new places 
Reading a good book

Travel Wishlist:

Cape Cod in the summer time 

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Kiersten and Evan were among some of the sweet couples forced to change plans over and over again in 2020 but love overcame and they got married!! Woohoo!! Originally these two were going to be getting married at Owera Vineyard in June but switched to Skyline Lodge in August! It was perfect!! I had never […]

January 19, 2021

Syracuse, Syracuse Weddings, weddings

Skyline Lodge Wedding / Lincklaen House, Cazenovia, NY / Kiersten & Evan

July 18, 2020 was the best day! Our family & closest friends gathered on my parent’s farm in the backyard that afternoon for our wedding. We couldn’t have asked for better weather for a mid-summer wedding under a tent. It was the perfect temp with a slight breeze and it truly couldn’t have been more […]

January 13, 2021

Helpful Tips, marriage, our team, Personal, Syracuse Weddings, wedding tip, weddings

Our Wedding / Paul & Seneca / Pennsylvania Backyard Farm to Table Wedding

Helene & Kyle … where do I even start with these two?! Helene is from our small town of Montrose and grew up on Quaker Lake while Kyle grew up about 2 hours away in Chittenango in Syracuse, NY area. Their paths crossed at Hofstra University where they were both in law school and now […]

January 12, 2021

engagements, Syracuse, Syracuse Weddings

Law School Love Story / Helene & Kyle / Otesaga Resort, Cooperstown NY

Stephanie and Kyle are our type of people … laid back, live on a farm, have their wedding on a farm and just want to have a good time!! Kyle grew up and still works on his family’s farm so The Farm at Cottrell Lake in Uniondale, PA was the perfect spot for these two […]

January 8, 2021


Mauve & Wildflower Fall Wedding / Farm at Cottrell Lake

Somehow Heather & I ended up following each other on Instagram a few years ago and it always made me smile when I saw one of her posts pop up in my feed! I felt like we were friends before we even met from seeing each other’s life and stories through Instagram! Well imagine my […]

January 7, 2021


Stroudsmoor Country Inn Summer Engagement Photos / Heather & James

As crazy as 2020 was, it was truly our best year yet…we got married and are so thankful for this life together! 2020 included: -Paul starting nursing school in Syracuse in January! He’s now halfway done and I’m so proud of him! -Quarantine hit and I brought home chicks from Tractor Supply so our flock […]

December 24, 2020

our team, Personal

Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours!

Paige is a familiar face around here because she’s normally behind the camera and photographing weddings!! She is one of our team members and we are so thankful for her!! We always love when we get to hang out with her family and photograph them … we understand the struggle of always being behind the […]

December 24, 2020

Family Photos, our team, Personal

Elegant & Joyful Christmas Photos / Paige, Jesse & the girls

Madie & Cameron are familiar faces around here because Madie is my childhood forever friend … the kind that you can pick up as if you saw each other yesterday despite how long it’s been…the kind that you know is always there for you! We photographed Madie & Cameron’s engagement, wedding, anniversary, newborn and now […]

December 23, 2020

Christmas, Family Photos

Cozy In-Home First Christmas Photos / Hallstead, PA

One of the things we’ve learned this year is that simple is good! Simple can be sweet and show so much love in it so once our Chippy White Table Christmas photos sold out and we had other’s still on the waiting list, we decided to do simple studio Christmas photos in Binghamton! This will […]

December 23, 2020

Christmas, Family Photos

Simple Christmas Studio Portraits / Binghamton, NY

When a brand new venue pops up in our area, you better believe we like to visit as soon as possible to see what there is to offer!! Oak and Lace is a brand new wedding venue just north of Binghamton, NY! It’s a family farm that a family of 14 has transformed from their […]

December 23, 2020

Chippy White Table, Helpful Tips, vendors we love

Binghamton, NY / New Venue Alert!!

It’s not Christmas without Christmas photos at our favorite studio, Chippy White Table, in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania! Julie and her Chippy Chicks (Karyn & Toni) are AMAZING and blow us away year after year with their gorgeous sets that they create! It’s always such a happy day when we get to spend time at Chippy and […]

December 16, 2020

Chippy White Table, Christmas, engagements, Family Photos

A Chippy White Table Christmas / 2020 Christmas Photos

Abbie & Kyle met on a 5th grade field trip to The Scranton Cultural Center and exchanged AIM names. They chatted for a few weeks but then as most 5th graders would, got distracted a bit 😉 Fast forward to a few years ago and they met thanks to a mutual friend and fell right […]

September 21, 2020

Chippy White Table, weddings

Magical Backyard Garden Wedding / Scranton, PA / Abbie + Kyle