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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.


Welcome to the blog

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Maybe you already know that you want to elope, or maybe you and your partner haven’t yet decided but you know that a big traditional wedding is a hard pass. Either way, you’re curious in knowing what a perfect elopement timeline would look like.

Elopement Timeline: How to Nail It

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Stretching my creative muscles, I was excited to participate in this styled collaboration featuring a blue hour elopement dinner. I absolutely loved being able to shoot during this time, which is the 20-30 minutes after sunset, and the only light that’s left is the residual glow as the sun sinks below the horizon. If a […]

Carthage, NY Elopement Dinner During Blue Hour

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As one of the first creative collabs of 2021, I was incredibly excited to get back behind the lens after roughly a two month hiatus while I wrapped up my research. What made the Bridal Fashion Show even more fun at Curtis Manor was that I got to meet and work with several other powerful […]

Bridal Fashion: Curtis Manor in Oswego, NY