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East Village Elopement || Carly & William || NYC

I photographed Carly & William’s City Hall elopement on a blustery day back in March. They traveled to NYC from Scotland, and we had such a wonderful time together. I was so excited to finally have the opportunity to photograph a groom in a kilt!

I met them for some getting ready photographs at the TRYP Hotel, and then we hopped in a cab and headed to City Hall. March is a quiet time of year for weddings, so we didn’t have to wait long, and pretty soon these two were officially married! Afterwards, we headed off on the subway to the Lower East Side and East Village for portraits, and I love what we captured. The grittiness of those neighborhoods contrasted with their wedding attire made for one very happy photographer.

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Venue: Manhattan Marriage Bureau  ||  Shoes: Ted Baker  ||  Bouquet: Scott’s Flowers NYC  ||  Jewelry: Thomas Sabo  ||  Make-up: Lindsay Jones  ||  Hair: DryBar

New York City Elopement Photographer || An Update

The last of my weddings and portrait sessions have been delivered, all print orders are in the mail, and I haven’t actually picked up my camera in over a month. I guess I am officially on maternity leave now, as we wait for these two little girls to show up. (Which should be sometime in the next four to seven weeks, and hopefully not sooner!)

I want to thank everyone for their emails, comments, texts, and notes over the last couple months. Everyone – friends, family, and clients – has been so supportive and kind, and John and I are so grateful to be surrounded by that kind of love and caring.

Now that I’m on leave, I’m going to focus on getting all my weddings from this year blogged, so keep an eye out for some seriously gorgeous weddings in this space in the coming weeks. I am so happy with the work I did this year, even if my season was cut decidedly short. And as always, you can keep up with my day to day life while I’m on maternity leave via Instagram. I will also continue to contribute to Western Light, a photography project I’ve been working on this year with a bunch of amazing photographers across the Western Hemisphere. I hope you’ll continue to keep up with our project!

Finally, I anticipate coming back to work just in time for next summer’s wedding season, but I don’t want to make any decisions until the girls are here, and I can see how I’m feeling. So I’m not yet taking any bookings for next year, but when I open up my calendar again (most likely early next year), I’ll be sure to let everyone know. 

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Happy to hear you’re all caught up and well!! Take care as you wait out their arrival!! CANNOT WAIT to see you in November!!!! XOXOX


So excited for you!

Jessica Schilling

Can’t wait to see your weddings show up here, and even more excited for girls to show up. I hope you can enjoy the rest of your maternity leave!

South Street Seaport Elopement || Lauren & Barry || NYC

This morning I photographed my very last wedding of the year (per doctor’s orders), and I could not have ended the season on a better note. Lauren & Barry traveled from Las Vegas to elope at South Street Seaport at sunrise, and it was just the most perfect morning. Genevieve Dreizen officiated their ceremony just as the sun was rising over the East River behind them. Afterwards we wandered around downtown for portraits and then ended our morning together on The High Line. Lauren & Barry – you two are the best! Thank you so much for everything!

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Julie Clark

Katie Jane – What lovely pictures, and just as lovely are the sentiments you wrote about them.. You captured portraits of Lauren and Barry perfectly. I am Lauren’s Aunt Julie and now Barry’s Aunt Julie! Thank you for such an amazing job and for very obviously putting your whole heart into capturing beautiful moments like this. True art at its best. I am glad this year ended on a good note for your last photo session of the year and I hope that you are feeling well soon. Thank you again for such a FABULOUS job of capturing their Lauren’s and Barry’s love on their wedding day!


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Vicki Burns

Congratulations to such a wonderful couple! So happy for you!

New York City Elopement Photography || Taryn & James || Central Park

Taryn & James eloped on an incredibly gorgeous evening in Central Park with 15 of their closet friends and family – all of whom traveled from Australia for this amazing day. I think it is so lovely that all these people trekked to the other side of the planet to be a part of Taryn & James’ wedding day, and I think it speaks volumes about what wonderful people Taryn & James are. I met them at their hotel in Midtown before we headed up to Bethesda Terrace for their ceremony, officiated by the fantastic Genevieve Dreizen. Afterwards we took advantage of the golden light for portraits, and I am so pleased with the results. Taryn & James – thank you both so much for everything! Happy travels!

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Central Park Elopement || Kristen & Samuel || New York City

Kristen & Sam traveled from Australia for their Central Park elopement, and I had the loveliest evening with these two. I could not have asked for a more laid back couple – they had such an ease with each other and in front of the camera that it kind of made my job absurdly simple. They were married in a quiet spot around the corner from Bow Bridge – with the always awesome Genevieve Dreizen officiating – and then we spent a couple hours photographing portraits. We explored The Ramble, and then headed to the Upper West Side for some classic NYC brownstone photographs. It was such a fantastic day! Kristen & Sam – I hope you two have an amazing honeymoon!

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Dang, Katie Jane! Each one of these is absolutely stunning and frame-worthy! Amazing!


Part of me wants to be inappropriate but I just can’t Congrates to the both of you! Absolutely stunning photos!

Marianne Moreau

Oh my god ….. you topped even my wildest imagination. Fantastic …. incredible…… brilliant idea…….
Gorgeous photos and great location…… you both look amazing.
My heartiest congratulations for a wonderful life together.!!!!
WOW !!!!!!

Anthony Lasaitis

Congratulations to you both from all your friends at Karl Storz!

Katherine Herrera

That is fantastic! I wish you both the very best in your new adventure. Great photos you both look stunning!