engagements Archives - 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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Becca and Scott braved the cold winter day after the last snowstorm in Skaneateles for their engagement photos and dare I say…it was 100% worth it!! There’s something so magical about winter photos … you can cozy up without sweating and the white snow makes everything so bright and clean! Becca nailed it with their […]

March 2, 2022


Skaneateles Winter Engagement Photos / B + S

Daydreaming about golden hours during the summer that are filled with laughter and kisses and meeting new friends during engagement photos!! It’s such a special time for us as photographers to get to know each couple before their wedding day!! These two will be tying the knot in 2023 at Oak and Lace Wedding in […]

February 11, 2022


Summer Engagement Photos for Oak & Lace Wedding

Laura & Darren are getting married at Barn at Glistening Pond in Falls, PA in 2023 and we had so much fun getting to know them during their engagement photos this past fall! Laura works in fashion and I absolutely love the outfits they chose for photos! The first one was the perfect casual outfit […]

February 8, 2022


Pennsylvania Fall Engagement Photos for Barn at Glistening Pond Wedding

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

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

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

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

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

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