Blog | Page 2 of 31 | 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. 

Hi, I'm Seneca

learn more about Seneca >

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 

Let's Get Social

Let’s rewind to 2014 I believe when Laurren was one of my senior portrait models… I have always said that we love being a photographer for life meaning that we love when a senior portrait client knows that she wants us to photograph her wedding one day. It was an absolute joy when Laurren asked […]

February 17, 2021


Northeast PA Fall Backyard Wedding with Fall Foliage Mountain Views

2020 was a year like no other and hopefully 2021 will follow suit, but in “wow what an awesome way to celebrate” kind of way. We’re seeing a lot of couples doing their own thing and owning it in big ways. So here’s our predictions for 2021 and some of the best ideas we’ve seen […]

February 16, 2021

Helpful Tips, vendors we love, wedding tip

Wedding Trends that are Here to Stay

Nikki and Mike are getting married at Farm at Cottrell Lake Weddings and when they asked about bringing their kitty cats to their engagement photos, we didn’t have to think twice! Of course!! We love when couples choose to include things that are special to them, whether it’s a pet or a place or an […]

February 16, 2021


Engagement Photos with Your Kitty Cats / Farm at Cottrell Lake Weddings

When the pandemic hit, a group of local Northeast PA wedding vendors teamed up and decided that we wanted to give away a free elopement at Longacre Farms to one couple whose wedding was affected by Covid! We received a huge response and it was so hard to pick just one couple as there were […]

February 15, 2021


Longacre Farms / Intimate Summer Elopement

Tyler and Katie’s engagement session has us reminiscing on summer evenings where it’s the perfect temperature and the light is golden! We look out the window to snow today but this gives us hope that sunshine is coming soon!! I photographed Tyler’s younger sister’s senior photos a few years ago and his mom reached out […]

February 12, 2021


Barn at Graver’s Tree Farm / Summer Engagement Photos

Back in 2017, we met Michelle while photographing her brother’s wedding at Glenmaura National Golf Club! She was a bridesmaid and over the years our relationship with their family has grown as we photographed Liz & Mike’s newborn photos in NYC and when I got Michelle’s email that she was engaged, I was so excited […]

February 11, 2021


Glenmaura National Golf Club Wedding / Summer Golden Hour Engagement Photos

Angie & Eric got married a few years ago and dreamed of photos on the river but because of the weather, they couldn’t happen on the wedding day! So they decided to do it as an anniversary gift to themselves and it was absolutely precious! We loved it for several reasons but first: Angie & […]

February 10, 2021

marriage, weddings

Anniversary Photos on the Susquehanna River / Tunkhannock, PA

You just said the easiest YES of your life which catapults you into the wedding planning world! It’s exciting and overwhelming all at the same time! You may have been dreaming about this day since you were little or you may have no idea what style you want your wedding, but the first step is […]

February 4, 2021

vendors we love, wedding tip, weddings

Best Wedding Venues in Binghamton, NY Area

Lillian and Derek braved the impending snow storm to drive 2 hours to their engagement photos in Montrose and then 2 hours back but IT WAS WORTH IT! Winter is a magical time for photos if you are willing to freeze for a little bit, especially when there is snow flurries coming down! It’s like […]

February 2, 2021


Snowy Winter Engagement Session in Northeast Pennsylvania

Mackenzie’s future sister in law introduced these two nurses to start their love story and oh it’s a good one!! Josh was in nursing school with Mackenzie’s future sister in law and she knew that Josh & Mackenzie would work well together so she set up a double date. The rest is history because just […]

February 1, 2021


Pastel Fall Wedding at Constantino’s Event Venue / Clarks Summit, PA

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