As a New Jersey Wedding photographer, it’s common to hear our friends talk about their New Year’s Eve weddings, but a New Year’s Day is more rare! Step into the enchanting world of Elizabeth and Casey’s 2023 New Year’s Day wedding at the Perona Farms Refinery, where every moment overflowed with warmth, love, and cherished memories. As their entrusted photographers, Tiffany and I had the privilege of capturing their incredible wedding day story. Join me as we delve into the heartfelt moments that made their day truly extraordinary, and of course a perfect start to the new year!
If you happen to be looking for Perona Farms Refinery weddings during other seasons be sure to check out this incredible Summer Wedding Celebration too!
Heartfelt Connections and Treasured Moments
The profound bond between Elizabeth, Casey, and Casey’s daughter took center stage. Witnessing and capturing their tender moments as a New Jersey wedding photographer was an honor. Laughter, shared glances, and heartfelt embraces spoke volumes about their love. These photographs immortalize the genuine connections, treasured memories that will last a lifetime.
Unique Floral Designs and Striking Contrasts:
Elizabeth envisioned unique floral designs that added an artistic touch to the day. Black elements infused the arrangements, creating striking contrasts against the soft white and pastel color palette. Attention to detail and thoughtfulness were evident in every floral creation. These images capture intricate beauty and artistic expression, making their wedding truly one-of-a-kind. During the getting ready portion of the day, I took a step back and allowed all of the heartwarming moments to unfold naturally before me, and Elizabeth’s details were the perfect addition to the very obvious and emotional human elements.
Celebrating with Laughter and Joy
Elizabeth and Casey entrusted myself and my fellow New Jersey wedding photographer Tiffany, to capture the joyous moments and laughter that filled their celebration. With a skilled and spontaneous approach, we documented lightheartedness and playfulness radiating from the couple and their loved ones. From playful candid shots to genuine bursts of laughter, these photographs reflect carefree spirits and contagious happiness. Their presence reminded us of the power of love and embracing joyful moments. My second photographer Tiffany was able to capture a fun and irreverent vibe during groom prep with Casey, but of course with just the right amount of drama and bold impact!
An Intimate First Look and Enchanting Portraits at Perona Farms
The first look inside the Refinery ceremony space was a truly magical encounter, capturing their love and joy in every frame. Taking advantage of the exceptional weather and the exclusive use of the grounds, we explored every corner of Perona Farms, from the enchanting orchard to the serene Perona Lake. Their adventurous spirits and genuine love for each other shone through in each portrait, creating a diverse collection that celebrated their connection and the natural splendor of the venue. From hidden nooks to grand vistas, their love story unfolded against the backdrop of Perona Farms, resulting in stunning images that will be cherished for a lifetime.
Candlelit Ceremony Charm: Nightfall Transforms the Atmosphere
Elizabeth and Casey’s ceremony in the Perona Farms Refinery was a truly heartwarming affair, beautifully highlighting the importance of family and the blending of two lives. Casey’s daughter played a special role, infusing the ceremony with moments of pure sweetness and capturing everyone’s hearts. As day turned into night, the Refinery space exuded a modern-lux ambiance, with soft candlelight illuminating the surroundings and adding a touch of enchantment to our New Jersey wedding photos. Their vows were heartfelt and succinct, capturing the essence of their love and commitment. It was a ceremony filled with love, warmth, and the promise of a lifetime together.
Forever in Motion: Preserving the Spirit of an Unforgettable Reception
The reception was an exuberant celebration, echoing the sentiment and atmosphere of the entire day. Infectious energy filled the room as guests joined Elizabeth and Casey on the dance floor, creating an unforgettable experience. Seamlessly blending into the festivities, my team captured dynamic moments and vibrant interactions. These photographs embody the love and joy that enveloped the room, eternally preserving the spirit of their unforgettable reception. When you’re looking for a New Jersey wedding photographer, I personally believe it is so important to work with a team who knows when some directing needs to be done, and when of course – its best to just blend into the crowd!
Elizabeth and Casey’s Perona Farms wedding was a testament to love, warmth, and the power of shared moments. It was an honor to be part of their journey, capturing the essence of their day through heartfelt imagery. Their celebration overflowed with laughter, heartfelt connections, and palpable joy. Each photograph offers a glimpse into their love story, capturing cherished memories that will be treasured forever.
- Make-up Artist(s) Beauty On Location
- Hair Stylist and/or Salon Tanja Hudson – Valentine Bride
- Florist Made of Leaves
- Videography Sergio with Mike Zawadzki Photography
- DJ or Band Matt Friedman and the Uptown Sounds (Craig Scott Entertainment)