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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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Since I’m not a Syracuse native, finding unique engagement photo locations is tricky at times! I don’t know the hidden gems up in that area quite like I do in NEPA area so I am always on the lookout! Melissa & Angelo picked the perfect hidden gem of a location for their engagement photos! It’s […]

January 11, 2022

engagements, Syracuse

Beaver Lake Fall Engagement Photos / Baldwinsville, NY / M & A

This sweet couple was one of our wedding couples a few years ago for their wedding up in 1000 Islands, NY! Take a little walk down memory lane to see their beautiful day here: We got a message from Emily right when they found out they were expecting, wondering if we would take their […]

January 6, 2022

Family Photos

Baby, Doggy, & New Parents / Rochester, NY In Home Newborn Photos

Skaneateles is one of my favorite places to be on a summer evening … the town always has the prettiest golden hours, peaceful setting by the lake and plenty of options of where to head to date night after your engagement photos!! Kristi & Brendan are getting married in 2022 and it was so fun […]

December 15, 2021

engagements, Syracuse

Downtown Skaneateles Summer Engagement Photos

Hi sweet friends! Whew! What a whirlwind 2021 has been! We have been so overwhelming blessed with the most amazing clients this year that kept us busy all year and we are just 2 weddings away from closing out the best year yet! We are so thankful for all your support and love that you […]

December 12, 2021

Family Photos, marriage, Personal

Seneca & Paul Maternity Photos & An Update

Desiree & Matt had the dreamiest fall wedding at Oak & Lace Weddings, a wedding venue a little bit outside of Binghamton in Maine, NY. It is a lovely place to host your bridal party for getting ready in their farmhouse and all your guests in the beautiful big barn!! Desiree, owner of Tesorina Boutique […]

December 12, 2021


Oak & Lace Binghamton Terracotta & Navy Fall Wedding / D & M

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