New York City transforms into an enchanted wonderland during winter. Snow dusts the streets, buildings, and trees, bestowing a soft, quiet hush everywhere. When it comes to wedding photos, brides planning their winter nuptials in the Big Apple have much to be excited for. It may be be cold, but you have a romantic backdrop of glimmering snow and festive decor to work with. Iconic places like Central Park and the Brooklyn Bridge as well as hidden gems like a quaint pub or picturesque street set the scene to make the most unforgettable wedding photos.
Winter Wedding Photo Ideas NYC – New York Public Library – via pinterest.com
What could be more romantic than a wedding? This vintage-inspired vow renewal ceremony, designed by Dee Kay Events at Octavia & Brown Studio, will affirm your belief that love lasts long beyond the honeymoon phase. Mary and Eric celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary with a ceremony designed to honor everything they have gone through as a couple, and the strength of their still-deepening love.
Alisa Tongg led the couple in a hand fast, an ancient ritual that has been making a comeback in contemporary weddings.
Long ago, the exchanging of rings was only possible for the very rich. Ordinary people would pledge themselves to each other, often in a field, and symbolically have their hands fasted together with a piece of ribbon, cord or cloth. The phrases ‘tying the knot’ and ‘bond of matrimony’ are thought to stem from this practice. Alissa Tongg via Dee Kay Events