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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. 

Hi, I'm Seneca

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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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Winter & Ice Festivals One great date idea during the winter months is to go to a festival! There are tons of festivals to choose from. Some might be right in your local town and some a few hours away! However, no matter what if you plan to make a day out of it there […]

February 19, 2020

Things To Do

Winter Date Ideas

It all started with my sister Hunter & I as young teenagers with cameras in hand at our very first wedding. From that day on, I knew I wanted to be a wedding photographer. Over the years, we honed in on our style and creating an experience that couple’s loved while building relationships with other […]

February 18, 2020

our team, Personal, vendors we love, wedding tip

Our Team of Photographers

It’s no secret that we live in a world that is always saying more, more, more and that mentality carries over into the wedding industry. Pinterest becomes your worst enemy while planning your wedding. It starts out as fun but very rarely does it stay that way. You need less, not more. As someone who […]

February 17, 2020

Helpful Tips, wedding tip

You Need Less, Not More / Wedding Planning with Perspective

It’s no secret that winter drags on for what seems like forever! Unless you live in the sunshine southern and western states you know what it’s like to feel like winter never to end! When autumn ends and the holidays arrive I think we all welcome winter with the holiday spirit and the coziness of […]

February 13, 2020

Helpful Tips

Little Tips on staying positive during the long winter months!

Our friends were in town from the Adirondacks so we took them to Green Lakes State Park to take some photos of each other! Kortni is one of our team photographers and we always love taking photos of each other when we get together! Green Lakes is one of Paul and my favorite places to […]

February 12, 2020

engagements, Syracuse

Green Lakes State Park Winter Engagement Photos

Elizabeth from Paper Crane Calligraphy is a boss lady! She made this amazing day happen from an idea that Jess from Guess It’s Jess Blog and her had and my heart is so full! This Galentine’s Day 2020 Weddings Vendor Kickoff Party was for some of the best of the best wedding vendors here in […]

February 11, 2020

Syracuse, vendors we love

Syracuse Galentine’s Wedding Vendor Party

Hannah and Ryan got married at Traditions at the Glen in Binghamton, NY this past fall and it was such a gorgeous, classic wedding! These two met the last semester of college … just in the knick of time! Ryan lived above Hannah for 2 years but they had never met, but the last semester […]

February 10, 2020


Traditions at the Glen / Binghamton NY Fall Wedding

Our 3rd annual Galentine’s Day at Chippy White Table & Monzie’s Floral in Tunkhannock was yesterday and oh so much fun! Galentine’s Day is a holiday inspired by Leslie Knope and is for celebrating your gal pals! We couldn’t think of a better reason to celebrate! Your friendships help you through life and it’s so […]

February 9, 2020

Chippy White Table, Things To Do

Galentine’s Day 2020 / Tunkhannock, PA

Peony’s win as my favorite flower … there is nothing quite like the fluffy, soft, beautifully scented flowers that pop up in your garden for far too short of a time every summer. I have a few bushes in our garden and the 2 weeks they bloom are my favorite 2 weeks of the year. […]

February 7, 2020

Syracuse Weddings, weddings

Peony Inspired Wedding / Skaneateles, NY

A guest post from our friend Angel at Handstolearn all about wedding invitations You’re getting married!! This is such an exciting time as you prepare to join your life to your best friend’s. And then spend forever hanging out. (WHAT A DREAM). The thing about weddings is… they take A LOT to plan. “Alexa, plan […]

February 6, 2020

vendors we love, wedding tip

All You Need to Know About Wedding Invitations

This wedding was straight out of a dream in the 1000 Islands in NY. Seriously, everything about it was perfect!! Close your eyes and imagine a gorgeous summer day where the sun gives your skin a warm feeling and a breeze from the St. Lawerence River water cools you off to the perfect temperature and […]

February 5, 2020


St. Lawerence Spirits Chateau Summer Wedding / 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, New York

If you book us as your wedding photographer’s, we might make you do crazy things like wake up for a sunrise engagement shoot! But we promise, it will be worth it! Elizabeth owns Paper Crane Calligraphy here in Syracuse and is the type of person you can’t help but smile and be excited about life […]

January 29, 2020


Skaneateles Bakery & Lake / Winter Engagement Photos