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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What started as two people who fell in love, the Scanlan family now has 367 direct descendants from that one couple and what an amazing group of people they are!! Melissa Scanlan Kaufman, the owner of the Farm at Cottrell Lake, contacted us and said she was helping plan her family reunion and wanted to […]

June 20, 2024

Family Photos

Scanlan Family Reunion at The Farm at Cottrell Lake / Scranton, PA

March 18, 2024

Family Photos

Summer Family Photos in Field / Montrose, PA

Helene & Kyle have been some of our biggest supporters for many years and we have loved being a part of their engagement and wedding day and now getting to photograph their precious family! It is always the biggest honor to be a photographer for all of life’s special moments for couple’s that we have […]

March 18, 2024

Family Photos

Binghamton NY Family Studio Photos

As late summer turned to fall, we took these summer field maternity photos with Mackenzie, Jake and Gloria! You might recognize these three around here as we had the privilege of photographing their wedding at The Lodge Skaneateles a few years ago and we love taking photos of Gloria whether it be in the tulip […]

January 16, 2024

Family Photos

Summer Field Maternity Photos

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: https://senecaryan.com/st-lawerence-spirits-chateau-summer-wedding-1000-islands-harbor-hotel-new-york/ 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

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

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

Paige is a familiar face around here because she’s normally behind the camera and photographing weddings!! She is one of our team members and we are so thankful for her!! We always love when we get to hang out with her family and photograph them … we understand the struggle of always being behind the […]

December 24, 2020

Family Photos, our team, Personal

Elegant & Joyful Christmas Photos / Paige, Jesse & the girls

Madie & Cameron are familiar faces around here because Madie is my childhood forever friend … the kind that you can pick up as if you saw each other yesterday despite how long it’s been…the kind that you know is always there for you! We photographed Madie & Cameron’s engagement, wedding, anniversary, newborn and now […]

December 23, 2020

Christmas, Family Photos

Cozy In-Home First Christmas Photos / Hallstead, PA

One of the things we’ve learned this year is that simple is good! Simple can be sweet and show so much love in it so once our Chippy White Table Christmas photos sold out and we had other’s still on the waiting list, we decided to do simple studio Christmas photos in Binghamton! This will […]

December 23, 2020

Christmas, Family Photos

Simple Christmas Studio Portraits / Binghamton, NY

It’s not Christmas without Christmas photos at our favorite studio, Chippy White Table, in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania! Julie and her Chippy Chicks (Karyn & Toni) are AMAZING and blow us away year after year with their gorgeous sets that they create! It’s always such a happy day when we get to spend time at Chippy and […]

December 16, 2020

Chippy White Table, Christmas, engagements, Family Photos

A Chippy White Table Christmas / 2020 Christmas Photos

You might recognize Paige as she is one of our amazing photographer’s on our team here at Seneca Ryan Co! She spends her weekends photographing weddings with us and we adore her! If you know Paige, you know she loves her family and European culture and style … so these family photos are the perfect […]

September 17, 2020

Family Photos, our team

European Countryside Inspired Family Photos / Scranton, PA