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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. 

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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 

Let's Get Social

There’s nothing quite like Christmas time is there?! To be incredibly clichè there is just something just so magical about it! The Christmas music playing everywhere you go, all the fuzzy warm drinks and goodies, the smiles on children’s faces, the excitement of giving, the joy of bringing family and friends together. It really has […]

December 5, 2019

Things To Do

Some Hallmark Holiday fun✨

It’s that time of year! Time to collaborate your lists for all the special people in your life and start shopping! I mean we all love buying gifts for all the special people in our life but something about buying gifts for the ladies is even more exciting, because I mean come on, it’s usually […]

November 20, 2019

Gift Guide

Gift Guide: For all the special ladies in your life

Hayloft on the Arch is an amazing wedding venue located in Vernon, NY which is east of Syracuse, NY! It’s a dream wedding venue if I’ve ever seen one!! We met up with Emilie and Andrew for an engagement session back in the early Spring at the Hayloft and I was blown away! The owners, […]

November 14, 2019

engagements, vendors we love

Hayloft on the Arch / Syracuse, NY Engagement Photos

We are truly blessed to have some of the best of the best wedding venues in our area of Scranton, PA! After photographing hundreds of weddings in the Northeast Pennsylvania area, we have compiled a list of the best wedding venues to make your wedding planning a bit easier! One of the first steps of […]

November 13, 2019

vendors we love, wedding tip, weddings

Best Wedding Venues in Scranton, PA

We work with a lot of brides, and just get to meet a lot of brides in general, and the reality is that they all have budgets in some form or another. But for some reason this is one thing that seems to frequently be on the “maybe” list of budget items instead of the […]

November 12, 2019

vendors we love, wedding tip

The $400 Mistake No Bride Should Make

9:10am our phones would go off with a reminder to pray for our future husbands. It was something Rachel & I decided to do after chatting one day and about a month later, we had a picnic dinner date in Rachel’s front field and took a walk around the orchard. She mentioned this “Jesus loving […]

October 24, 2019


Love at First Paddle, Relaxed Picnic Wedding at Quaker Lake / Rachel & Oliver

Kari & Michael became fast friends immediately when they were both working as EMT’s at the Factoryville Ambulance Company. Kari was in nursing school at the time and Michael’s family owns Interim Home Health Care and he works for them in staff recruitment as well as an EMT. Their first date was a weekend trip […]

October 10, 2019


EMT Lover’s Pennsylvania Fall Wedding Engagement Photos / Kari & Michael

I know you’ve seen the images on Pinterest that are dream worthy and I know you’ve doubted you’d ever be able to have a wedding like that because we don’t have unique wedding venues in our area. But when we look a little harder, we have some of the prettiest barn wedding venues right here […]

September 30, 2019

vendors we love, weddings

Top 5 Barn Wedding Venues in Scranton, PA

You know the people where you meet and instantly feel like best friends?! That’s how I felt with Bry & Ryan! Bry and I had been emailing back and forth for months about their wedding and engagement photos! We had to reschedule FOUR times because of weather but it was so worth it! It’s always […]

September 5, 2019


Pennsylvania Country Engagement Photos at the Farm at Cottrell Lake / Bry & Ryan

Our first time meeting was their engagement photos in downtown Tunkhannock and I left that session more excited about my job than when I arrived. They were so sweet and funny, they had me laughing the whole time and I was so excited for August 2019 for their rainbow styledwedding at the Beaumont Inn. Cece […]

September 4, 2019

marriage, weddings

Rainbow Inspired Wedding at the Beaumont Inn / Cecelia and Mat

September 2, 2019


A Rainbow for the Dreamiest Wedding at Stroudsmoor Country Inn / Theresa & Paul

Elizabeth Gehringer and Michael Stefanelli shared their first kiss at a middle school Halloween party. As years passed, their childhood crush developed into getting married a few years ago at Glenmaura National Golf Course Country Club in Scranton PA. It was a gorgeous wedding day and one that I still think back about as I […]

September 2, 2019

Family Photos, marriage

Manhattan In Home Lifestyle Newborn Photos