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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Mackenzie and Jake’s (and sweet little Gloria!) wedding was absolutely perfect…Mackenzie is the most chill yet elegant bride and planned the most beautiful day to celebrate with loved ones! The Lodge Skaneateles is top notch, from the design to the food to the dance party, nothing goes unnoticed! Jake and I met in 3rd grade […]

March 14, 2023

Syracuse Weddings

Elegant Summer Lodge at Skaneateles Wedding / Saturday’s are for the Dubois

Greek Peak Resort in Cortland, NY just opened this beautiful new venue up on the hill, The Lookout, and it’s amazing inside! It’s what you would see on Pinterest but it’s right here in Upstate NY, modern, white, and lots of natural light! It’s a blank space that you can take in many different direction […]

February 6, 2023

Syracuse Weddings, weddings

The Lookout at Greek Peak Resort / Cortland, NY Wedding / B + K

Buckle Up!! This is one of our favorite weddings from last year and we have been wanting to share it for months now! Helene & Kyle’s big wedding weekend at the Otesaga in Cooperstown, NY was magical and full of so much love all around!! After many months of anticipation, family & friends gathered from […]

May 6, 2022

Syracuse Weddings

Otesaga Resort Summer Wedding / Cooperstown, NY / H + K

Megan is one of those people who fills the room with so much love and joy, from the moment I first chatted with her through EMAIL, I knew she was the sweetest and that her wedding would be amazing!! And of course, it was!! Megan & Nick love Disney and wanted to incorporate some of […]

March 22, 2022

Syracuse Weddings

Magical Disney Inspired Winter Wedding at Sinclair of Skaneateles / M + N

Can we talk about what a dream this sweet couple is? Michela & Victor are beautiful, inside and out and make the perfect couple!! My husband is Victor’s cousin and got a front row seat to the start of Victor & Michela’s love story several summers ago when they were all hanging out as friends. […]

February 9, 2022

Syracuse Weddings

Syracuse Rose Garden Ukrainian Summer Wedding / The Pier Reception / V & M

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

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

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Downtown Syracuse, Franklin Square / Spring Engagement Photos / Victor & Michela

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

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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

Kiersten and Evan were among some of the sweet couples forced to change plans over and over again in 2020 but love overcame and they got married!! Woohoo!! Originally these two were going to be getting married at Owera Vineyard in June but switched to Skyline Lodge in August! It was perfect!! I had never […]

January 19, 2021

Syracuse, Syracuse Weddings, weddings

Skyline Lodge Wedding / Lincklaen House, Cazenovia, NY / Kiersten & Evan

July 18, 2020 was the best day! Our family & closest friends gathered on my parent’s farm in the backyard that afternoon for our wedding. We couldn’t have asked for better weather for a mid-summer wedding under a tent. It was the perfect temp with a slight breeze and it truly couldn’t have been more […]

January 13, 2021

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Our Wedding / Paul & Seneca / Pennsylvania Backyard Farm to Table Wedding

Helene & Kyle … where do I even start with these two?! Helene is from our small town of Montrose and grew up on Quaker Lake while Kyle grew up about 2 hours away in Chittenango in Syracuse, NY area. Their paths crossed at Hofstra University where they were both in law school and now […]

January 12, 2021

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Law School Love Story / Helene & Kyle / Otesaga Resort, Cooperstown NY