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Getting married in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

Weddings are more than your cake, flowers, dress, and shoes. Weddings are about your people and enjoying your special day with them. We’ll do all we can to capture as many of them as possible with photography, videography, and even a photo booth or drone as our tools. At the end of the day, you should have about 1000 amazing moments to look back on, not 500 photos of your dress hanging in the hallway. 

 

Below are some of our favorite moments from weddings in the Hudson Valley and Catskills over the years. When you look through Joshua’s portfolio, we hope you see a theme. You’ll see some beautiful guests, some wallflowers, some humorous moments, and a few tears. That’s the essence of what Joshua is there to do: Tell your story through your people, not your stuff.

Bridesmaids and nephew of bride admire bride as she shows them her wedding dress.
Groom holds bride up as she jumps up and smiles while sparklers are lit around them at their wedding reception.
Woman smiles and looks away from camera with young girl in her lap
Bride and flower girl pull back curtains to look through glass door before wedding ceremony.
Gay couple smiles and puts heads together during wedding reception
Old woman pinches unhappy young boy's cheek at wedding reception in Hudson Valley.
Bride and father walk down aisle during wedding ceremony in the Catskills
Wedding reception tables outside under string lights in Catskills
Groomsmen crowd excitedly around groom, smiling and putting their hands up at Catskill wedding venue.
Bridesmaid smiles before ceremony at Catskill wedding venue, Cedar Lakes Estate.
Bridesmaids circle around bride and one holds bride's veil as the wind blows it.
Grandma shushes grandpa as wedding ceremony begins.
Indian Bride and groom holds hands and walk together through Hudson Valley forest.
Bride and groom are lifted up on chairs during hora at wedding reception, groom looking excited and bride smiling widely but nervously.
Bride and groom smile and hold hands with grandma before wedding ceremony in Hudson Valley.
Groomsmen laugh during wedding reception speeches.
Bride with nervous smile has dress zipped up at The Roundhouse, Hudson Valley
Friends of groom stand around him in a circle and sing enthusiastically during wedding reception
Guests hold sparklers out after wedding reception
Mother pins boutonniere on her husband before wedding ceremony.
The groom and groomsmen smile and laugh at camera during posed portrait at Cedar Lakes Estate in the Catskills.
Flower girl fixes bride's dress as light from window comes into room and shines through lace dress before wedding ceremony.
Groom's parents dance to Indian drum player before wedding ceremony at Cedar Lakes Estate in the Catskills.
Bridesmaids sit and laugh on swing, Hudson Valley pond and trees in background
Bride looks away and smiles during Jewish wedding in Hudson Valley
Bride and groom ride zip line through Catskill forest after wedding ceremony.
Woman plays hacky-sack during wedding reception in Rhode Island.
Groom and grandpa look at each other and smile before wedding ceremony in Rhode Island.
Bride smiles as she and bridesmaids lift up her wedding dress dress
Wedding guests sit around fire pit to make s'mores, and a little girl blows on her marshmallow to cool it down after cooking it.
Bride and groom laugh during wedding ceremony in Catskills
Groomsmen sit in window seat smiling, one laughing, before wedding ceremony.
Afternoon light shines on bridesmaids during wedding ceremony in the Catskills.
Groomsman hands groom a drink during family portraits and groom smiles.
Little girl holding a white rabbit on her shoulder makes funny face by sticking out tongue during wedding reception in Hudson Valley.
Bride sits with flower girls and puts on shoes before wedding ceremony.

A few nice words

from some of our favorite 2018 clients

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Bride and groom smile excitedly as they walk down the aisle together after their Catskill wedding venue ends.

Sarah and Arthur

Farm at Meadow Ridge 10.20.18

Joshua and his team were the perfect wedding photographers.  They were responsive and helpful in the period leading up to the wedding, and they were incredible to work with on the day of the wedding.  Our venue, Meadow Ridge Farm, had tons of different locations to shoot portraits and Joshua and his team directed and advised on where would be best, but didn’t force us to act in a way that wasn’t natural for us. The photos themselves are phenomenal!  We cannot thank Joshua and his team enough!

Groom whispers to bride and bride smiles as they stand together in farm fields of Hudson River wedding venue.

Bella and Will

Blue Hill at Stone Barns / 8.24.18

Looking through our wedding album, we were so moved and grateful that Joshua and his team had captured not only the big, beautiful scenes of happiness, but also the quieter moments of intimacy and love throughout the night. Blue Hill at Stone Barns was magical —the perfect backdrop — and Joshua photographed our guests interacting with the scenery so beautifully. His presence was completely unobtrusive, he made us laugh, and the photos are just stunning. Plus, he made everyone look gorgeous! What more can you want?

Bride and groom hold hands and smile at each other on forest path.

David and Marlene

Camp Getaway / 6.23.18

Wow. Joshua and his team are masters of their craft. They were efficient, professional, rapid-service providers (we received photos the day after our wedding)...and the photos are absolutely outstanding. They captured honest moments of extreme joy and emotional rawness and we are so fortunate to have worked with them. I can't wait to recommend them to anyone in need of superb photography/videography!

Bride and groom hold hands and walk together through farm wedding venue in Catskills.

Larissa and Brian

Stonegate Farm Elopement / 11.12.18

When we decided to get married we knew that a traditional wedding was not for us and the decision to elope was an easy one. Reaching out to Joshua was the best decision we ever made. He was able to help us with picking local sites for photographs, finding us an officiant (His Lovely Wife Rebecca), sourcing a local florist (Heart & Soil) and plan the timing of the shoot to have amazing pictures that we will cherish for the rest of our lives. Our wedding day would not have been what it was if not for Joshua and we are so thankful we found him.

Bride and groom hold hands, groom looking back at bride, walking past A Private Estate's house in Hudson Valley.

Alicia and Stephen

A Private Estate / 8.4.18

"I am so thrilled that we chose to work with Joshua for our wedding at A Private Estate. We wanted a photographer who would capture our wedding story without being intrusive and Joshua and his team exceeded all of our expectations. They captured the essence of our wedding in a masterful way and we were thrilled to see the pictures. Not only were the pictures phenomenal, but Joshua is easy to work with, understanding, and responsive. This was the best decision I made and I couldn't recommend him more."  

Bride and groom hold hands and stand together, eyes closed, before Indian wedding ceremony.

Chelsea and Rinku

Spillian / 9.8.18

We could not be happier with our choice of Joshua Brown for our wedding photography! Joshua captured the most genuine moments of connection, and he always seemed to be at the perfect place at the perfect time. Through the photos, we have the opportunity to cotinue reliving the magic of the day. We got married on a misty day in the Catskills at Spillian. Joshua is especially skilled at working with all sorts of lighting, producing images that come alive. We are so very grateful!

Groom kisses bride on the head while bride smiles at Hudson Valley wedding venue.

Rebecca and Daniel

Hasbrouck House / 6.1.18

Joshua Brown and his team helped make our wedding at Hasbrouck House seamless and magical! They were professional and organized, blending into the crowd perfectly and never intruding on our time or experience.Wedding photos and video are something everyone cherishes forever but what Joshua provided are more than just images, they capture the emotion overwhelming me as I walked down the aisle, the incredible joy of our families as they all celebrated together, and all the little details and moments that made our day incredible, allowing us to relive it over and over.

Bride and groom stand together and smile with dog outside of Catskill wedding venue.

Mahrah and Daniel

Audrey's Farmhouse / 8.11.18

"We couldn't be happier with our decision to have Joshua photograph our wedding at Audrey’s Farmhouse. He was incredibly easy to work with - before, during, after the wedding - and was a great, low-stress presence on our wedding day. Most importantly, the photographs are wonderful. It brings us so much joy to have such an honest and beautiful record of our celebration and of the friends and family who made it special. Joshua has our highest recommendation!"

Bride rests head on groom's shoulder as groom leans his head to her head, both smiling and standing on porch of A Private Estate, wedding venue in the Hudson Valley.

Jeff and Laura

A Private Estate 9.22.18

We went through a lot of options when looking for wedding photographers but the second we saw Joshua's work we instantly thought he was a cut above the rest. Joshua was great throughout the process leading up to the wedding, answering any and all of our questions, as well as providing some key tips that even our planner hadn't considered. Even on the day of the wedding Joshua and his team were a calming and fun presence to have around. They did a great job capturing our special day and we couldn't have been happier with our decision to choose him as our photographer.

Wedding Videography

...and photo booths

One of the greatest advantages our studio has is the ability to offer photography, videography, and a photo booth all in the same package. Our videography is especially popular. We take the same approach to video as we do for the stills. We never use annoying video lights. We focus on your people. And you end up with a beautiful and cinematic short film that adds context that photographs can’t. 

 

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2018 FILMS

A few of our favorite wedding films from 2018

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