John & Rodrigo|Waldorf Astoria & NYC City Hall wedding

John & Rodrigo flew in from California for their wedding celebration at the Waldorf Astoria, their ceremony at City Hall and a whirlwind day of taking photographs around NYC. We started off with some formal photos around the Waldorf…

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And some not so formal photos…

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The gardenia boutineers by Belle Fleur were gorgeous and smelled amazing…

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No matter how many same-sex weddings I photograph at City Hall – and no matter how excited and jovial the couple is – there’s something so incredibly beautiful & emotional that occurs in that room when they say their vows…

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A quick tour of Manhattan then we headed up to Central Park…

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Our final destination was back at the Waldorf for cake, champagne and a beautiful poem from witness – and awesome lighting assistant – Mary…

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I’m always game for some fun photos, so when John told me he wanted to carry Rodrigo over the threshold I was all for it – especially when they switched places for a few photos of Rodrigo attempting to carry John over the threshold…

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It was an honor to be a part of your beautiful day. May you have many years of happiness together.

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Venue:  Waldorf Astoria and NYC City Hall – Manhattan, NY

Attire: Jack Silver Formal Wear

Flowers: Belle Fleur – Manhattan, NYC

Cake: Sugar Flower Cake Shop

Wedding photography: Leslie Barbaro Photography

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