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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 

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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

As your wedding day countdown app is ticking closer to your original wedding date and you are sad because your wedding is postponed, let’s brainstorm ways to celebrate your original wedding date! Love deserves to be celebrated, whether that is with 200 people or with just you and your honey! There’s many ways to celebrate […]

May 1, 2020

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How to Celebrate Your Original Wedding Date

Covid 19 ruining your wedding plans? This post is for you! Wedding planning is already stressful enough but now add in a global pandemic … it’s a whole new level of intensity. One that no one has ever faced before and girl, I feel you! I am a 2020 bride that was planning a July […]

April 30, 2020

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4 Ways to Celebrate Love During a Pandemic

You’ve asked your girlfriends to be your bridesmaids and now it’s time to start planning all the other fun details … I’m sure the questions have started of “what color dresses?” “are any of the groomsmen cute 😉 ?” “where’s the bachelorette party going to be?” and you just want to breathe for a minute! […]

March 5, 2020

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Bridesmaids Dress Shopping

It all started with my sister Hunter & I as young teenagers with cameras in hand at our very first wedding. From that day on, I knew I wanted to be a wedding photographer. Over the years, we honed in on our style and creating an experience that couple’s loved while building relationships with other […]

February 18, 2020

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Our Team of Photographers

It’s no secret that we live in a world that is always saying more, more, more and that mentality carries over into the wedding industry. Pinterest becomes your worst enemy while planning your wedding. It starts out as fun but very rarely does it stay that way. You need less, not more. As someone who […]

February 17, 2020

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You Need Less, Not More / Wedding Planning with Perspective

A guest post from our friend Angel at Handstolearn all about wedding invitations You’re getting married!! This is such an exciting time as you prepare to join your life to your best friend’s. And then spend forever hanging out. (WHAT A DREAM). The thing about weddings is… they take A LOT to plan. “Alexa, plan […]

February 6, 2020

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All You Need to Know About Wedding Invitations

One of the big first steps of being engaged is choosing where you are going to get married! It’s exciting and dare I say overwhelming?! Really, most of wedding planning is the mix of excitement and overwhelm. It’s this mash up of all the emotions which makes for a very interesting season 😉 Something to […]

January 9, 2020

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Tips on how to Choose Your Dream Wedding Venue!

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

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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

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The $400 Mistake No Bride Should Make

If you have a bride to be in your life right now, whether it’s YOUR bride to be, a friend, a co-worker, a sister, a cousin, an acquaintance….I want to give you a look into what’s swirling around in her head right now. It’s a mix of color swatches, first dance song lyrics, trying to […]

April 25, 2018

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4 Ways to Encourage the Brides in Your Life

It was a rainy, dreary day outside but it was all spring like inside at Electric City Bakehouse on Saturday! Michelle from Matterns Floral in Kingston created a gorgeous pastel bouquet and sweetheart table inspiration to show off her friend’s (who is also Michelle!) brand new bakery! It is seriously the cutest place in town…you […]

February 26, 2018

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Spring Wedding Inspiration at Electric City Bakehouse