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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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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

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