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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Katie and Jonathan found the perfect spot for engagement photos that’s right in Syracuse but you’d never know the city is right there! Onondaga Lake Park is a beautiful setting and it’s a lovely laid back and relaxed park for people to enjoy! Katie and Jonathan are getting married at The Pier in Central Square […]

September 9, 2021

engagements, Syracuse

Onondaga Lake Engagement Photos / K & J / Central Square, The Pier Wedding

Julia & Tyson are the absolute sweetest and we always are so happy when we get to witness the absolute joy of a relationship between two people who love Jesus! These two met in college at Susquheanna University in 2019 and then graduated together amidst the lockdown in 2020! Over the next few months they […]

August 31, 2021


Golden Retriever and Golden Hour Engagement Photos / J + T

Karen & Pete’s wedding was a complete dream day! From getting ready in Karen’s childhood home for the girls and the guys spending the morning fishing at Skaneateles Lake and quickly getting ready at Karen & Pete’s new home to the huge dance party to end the night, everything was perfect! Megan and her team […]

June 29, 2021

Syracuse Weddings, weddings

Skaneateles Lake Summer Wedding at Frog Pond Weddings / K & P

It all started when Meagan’s brother Mark & his friend burst into the house one day after work to tell Meagan that they knew the perfect guy for her! She declined an invite to go out with them but that special guy decided to text Meagan. He won her over by insisting that she needed […]

June 18, 2021


Golden Hour in the Country Engagement Photos / M & C

My husband grew up with Victor as his best friend, they were cousins and spent so much time together. There are so many stories I have heard from Paul of all of the adventures they have had over the years. Victor was one of Paul’s groomsmen at our weddings last summer and we couldn’t be […]

April 21, 2021

engagements, Syracuse, Syracuse Weddings

Downtown Syracuse, Franklin Square / Spring Engagement Photos / Victor & Michela

A Florida Georgia Line concert at the Dick’s Open in Endicott, NY brought Matt & Desiree together and what a whirlwind of love & life it’s been since then! These two soon realized they were best friends and couldn’t imagine life without each other. Desiree dreamed up her amazing boutique, Tesorina Boutique, and together they […]

April 5, 2021


Downtown Binghamton Engagement Photos / 205 Dry & Strange Brew

In the middle of lockdown last year, the brightest spot was the tulip field at Brown Hill Farms! It bloomed and brought so much JOY!! We had the opportunity to be the exclusive photographer and what a fun day!! We’re doing it again this year and it’s time to reserve your spot to get gorgeous […]

March 5, 2021

Family Photos, Things To Do

Tulip Field Photos at Brown Hill Farms / Tunkhannock, PA

Ashlynn & Mark were introduced thanks to Mark’s sister, Meagan (who is now also one of our brides!!! Hooray for family weddings!) who was friend’s with Ashlynn in college! Mark was a gentleman and drove 2 hours to her parent’s house to pick her up for their first date and they knew right away there […]

February 19, 2021


Backyard Wedding with Horses / Montrose, PA

Smaller doesn’t have to mean settling! Some of the prettiest venues here in Central New York & Syracuse, NY can only accommodate a small amount of guests so you’re one of the lucky few that get to experience the beauty of a wedding there, if you are having an intimate wedding! Whether you have always […]

February 18, 2021

Syracuse, Syracuse Weddings, wedding tip

Elopement & Mini Wedding Venues in Central NY & Syracuse

Mirbeau Inn & Spa is just a minute from the heart of Skaneateles, NY and you walk in and instantly feel like you’re wandering in a European garden. It’s so peaceful and calming as you wander the gardens and they have created a beautiful oasis for people to come to. It only makes sense that […]

February 18, 2021

Syracuse Weddings, weddings

Mirbeau Inn & Spa Micro Wedding / Skaneateles, NY

Smaller doesn’t have to mean settling! Some of the prettiest venues here in Northeast PA can only accommodate a small amount of guests so you’re one of the lucky few that get to experience the beauty of a wedding there, if you are having an intimate wedding! Whether you have always wanted a small wedding […]

February 18, 2021

wedding tip, weddings

Elopement Wedding Venues in Northeast Pennsylvania

Margaret was traveling as a travel nurse when she originally met this cute guy from back home named Jesse! Over the next few years, their love grew even through the long distance and they traveled all over the country together! In 2019, Jesse proposed by their Christmas tree in their first home together, with their […]

February 17, 2021


Fall Engagement Photos with Golden Retriever/ Farm at Cottrell Lake Wedding