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I'm Donna Marie + I'm here to guide and empower couples just like you in saying "yes" to an intentional and authentic New York wedding experience. Your wedding day should reflect who you are—not your parents, your great aunt, or anyone else. Ever. 

You are in control of your wedding day, and your options are endless. Do everything that you want, and nothing that you don't. You won't regret it.


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Hannah + Ginger celebrated their union at Windmill Acres in Watertown, NY surrounded by their closest friends and family.

Windmill Acres Wedding: Hannah + Ginger

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Sarah reached out to me just 6 weeks before her intended wedding date. Her (now husband) had proposed and she really wanted to return home for an intimate wedding at Boldt Castle. She had grown up in Upstate NY and wanted more than anything portraits of her, her husband, and her family on the grounds […]

Sarah + Chris: Boldt Castle Intimate Wedding

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  Let me start by saying that I’ve known Adam for roughly a decade, if not a little longer than a decade. He and I worked together at GameStop (yes, ya girl worked there for a hot minute!) and I’ve always enjoyed his humor and company. So when he reached out and asked if I […]

Lauren + Adam: Syracuse, NY Micro-Wedding

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Over Labor Day weekend, I was asked to join Corey + Ryan for their intimate wedding celebration in Vermont. I was super excited about this because I had not been to Vermont in yearrrrssss and the last time I went, I wasn’t able to explore her at all. So when Corey + Ryan asked if […]

Corey + Ryan: Intimate Wedding In Rochester, Vermont

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Drew reached out to me roughly 2 days prior to their celebration date wanting to know if I would be interested in capturing some photos of him and his wife in their wedding attire. The couple had married last November, but had planned on a summer ceremony to celebrate with their friends and family. With […]

Alexa + Drew: Surprise Micro-Wedding in Watertown, NY

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When the world stuttered to a halt earlier this year, it did not stop Kate + Kyle from claiming their original wedding celebration date. Thankfully, NYS Phase 2 began right on their chosen date, so I was still able to capture all the magic of their wedding. But, with all the changes, their wedding celebration […]

Kate + Kyle: Sackets Harbor, NY Micro-Wedding