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Kind Words From Ilana + Paul!

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Ilana + Paul gave us what has to be one of our most enthusiastic and joyful weddings of 2014! We’re both proud and tremendously happy to have given them the sort of experience they’d heard about from other family and friends whom we had the joy of photographing. We couldn’t be more appreciative of the following kind words Ilana shared with other brides:

We love Ulysses Photography!!! First off, they are a pleasure to work with. Kind, understanding, and a lot of fun. From our first meeting, we were hooked. We were so nervous to do our engagement shoot. (Oh and VERY stressed with all of our wedding plans). Ulysses and Jenni turned our engagement shoot into a date that they photographed! We had the best time and were obsessed with the pictures. Our wedding pictures were unreal. They really captured the day (without being intrusive in any moment). Somehow, with their magical photography powers, Ulysses and Jenni caught every moment on film, without distracting from the organic moments happening. Within two weeks of our wedding, our album is already ordered!! They are talented, professional, and the results are evident in the gorgeous pictures they take.
[NOTE: Ilana + Paul made excellent use of our easy-to-use album ordering system and instructions.]

You’ll find Ilana’s amazing words shared on WeddingWire, as well many other independent reviews by some 70+ equally excited couples. Take a look at what they’re saying about their experience with Ulysses Photography!

More with Ilana + Paul.

Megan + Matt Engaged!

We first got acquainted with Megan + Matt when we met them at Kara + Nick‘s amazing wedding. Even then, while they were dating one another, it was clear that these two were inseparable. When they called us about becoming their photographers, too, we had to control ourselves because that’s how excited we were (and still are)! They booked an extended engagement session with us so we could help them more fully realize the possibilities for creating beautiful art, conveying Matt’s devotion to firefighting, and even including their furry family. With the beauty of Westchester, the Hudson River, and the rolling hills of the exclusive Sleepy Hollow Country Club serving as multiple backdrops, everyone was energized and completely focused on a photo shoot that did not disappoint. We’re truly excited to be their photographers and cannot wait for their upcoming wedding at Sleepy Hollow Country Club!

More with Megan + Matt.

Danielle + John Engaged!

We first started getting to know Danielle by way of her sister, Mallory, whose wedding to Greg we photographed. Referrals like these are thrilling because it’s more of a continued relationship than anything else. We joined them at the incredibly scenic Mohonk Mountain House, which was still in full bloom although we were now well into the autumn season. Whether taking a fun stroll together, hiking up the mountain, or even giving us a quick demo of their mutual love for crossfit workouts (yes, we were each sore the next day!), we loved each moment we got to spend getting to know them better. And everyone is absolutely thrilled with the gorgeous results from the photo session. We that much more pumped about seeing them for their wedding at the Tappan Hill Mansion.

More with Danielle + John.

Kaitlin + Ryan’s Wedding at Glen Island Harbour Club

Kaitlin + Ryan are two of the most fun-loving, down-to-earth, yet remarkable people we’ve had the pleasure of photographing. We felt nothing but absolute positivity throughout their entire day. Everyone’s minds — including their blast of a wedding party — were on the same page when the time came for photography. Best of all, there was complete trust, whether we were capturing unscripted images or creating art during our private time with just the two of them. What more could we ask for? We’re truly glad to be their photographers and look forward to seeing them again in the future.:)

The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our main website very soon. Until then, we’d love to hear your comments below. And please be sure to click the button to “Recommend” us to your friends!

Allison + Maurice’s Wedding at The Garrison

Allison + Maurice’s wedding was stylish and unique, and perfectly reflected who they are as people. From Allison’s gorgeous fashion-forward, non-white dress, down to their customized open floor plan at one of our absolute favorite venues, their planning of the day’s details together was a true bonding experience for them. If there was an overriding theme throughout the day, it was one of friendship, camaraderie, community, and celebration. It was beautiful to see everyone’s overwhelming joy and happiness for them. We loved everything about capturing this day, and we’re so glad to be this beautiful couple’s photographers.

The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our main website very shortly. Until then, we’d love to hear your comments below. And please be sure to click the button to “Recommend” us to your friends!

  • Francie Anne Riley - These few photos are wonderful and I look forward to seeing many more soon!November 13, 2014 – 3:18 PM

Ilana + Paul’s Wedding at Temple Emanu-El

Ilana + Paul’s wedding day was the most sensational and celebratory day of their lives. As 300+ of their family and friends formed singing and dancing circles around them, the excitement — and the decibel level — built to an incredible crescendo during their uninhibited hora. But this was a hora like no other. The elation rose and subsided several times like a wave. It lasted longer and was more joyous than any we’ve ever seen. The entire day was likewise filled with the connectedness of family, long-time friendships, and the bonds of their culture. We could not be happier for this fantastic couple. We’re truly ecstatic to have been part of their day and look forward to seeing them again in the future.

The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our main website shortly. Until then, we’d love to hear your comments below. And please be sure to click the button to “Recommend” us to your friends!

  • Anita Isaacson Jacobs - lovelyNovember 1, 2014 – 4:05 PM

  • Karen Rosenberg Brooks - The photos are STUNNING! I cannot wait to see more, these are such a tease! You really captured the spirit and feel of the day :)November 1, 2014 – 12:22 PM

  • Rebecca Kahn - AmazingNovember 1, 2014 – 3:06 AM

  • Ilana Kahn Rosenberg - Love. Love. Love.

    These are beautiful! Can’t wAit to see the rest!November 1, 2014 – 1:52 AM

Tara + Erik’s Wedding at The Harvard Club NYC

Tara + Erik are the quintessential NYC power couple whose wedding day exemplified the ideal Manhattan dream wedding. Their wedding day was, in one word, spectacular! The day was absolutely packed with activity, starting at the famous red carpeted steps of the luxurious Plaza Hotel overlooking Central Park. We’ve never met a bride who could positively bring Fifth Avenue to a halt the way Tara could, as she exited her limo in her elegant custom-made Kim Hicks Couture gown while an enormous crowd of spectators and tourists pressed in to get a glance and snap photos of her. Following the ceremony and a brief walk through Grand Central Station, we rushed to the exclusive Harvard Club of NYC in Midtown Manhattan for cocktails, dinner, and a party like no other. There was even an artist commissioned to paint the event live at the reception! Numerous custom details were seen throughout the day, all planned and prepared by Tara + Erik with so much care and concern for their guests. Not only did we immensely enjoy our day with this warm couple, but it was also a joy to see so many familiar faces once more.

The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our main website as soon as the joyous couple returns from the South Pacific. Until then, we’d love to hear your comments below. And please be sure to click the button to “Recommend” us to your friends!

  • Vicki Malta Lake - These picture’s are beautiful! I wish you two many years of good health and happiness! If you make it back to the mitten please let us know. November 1, 2014 – 8:10 PM

  • Karine Burkhardt-Schoen - Nice pics!!! Awesome memories!
    November 1, 2014 – 7:18 PM

  • Erik Moss - Thanks for the wonderful photos! These are great! We can’t wait to see the rest. You guys are great – we could not have asked to work with a better team! November 1, 2014 – 7:17 PM

  • Tara Moss - Thank you for the beautiful photographs — Can’t wait to see the rest! Thank you! XOXO We love you very much! November 1, 2014 – 5:23 PM

Crabtree’s Kittle House Wedding Published on Style Me Pretty!

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Teryn is hands-down one of the most positive and energetic brides we’ve met, and it was such a joy to photograph her wedding. She and Greg were a dream to spend time with. The editors at the premiere bridal blog, Style Me Pretty, took note of all her personalized details and projects designed to make their guests feel special. They couldn’t resist sharing this lovely look at a perfectly beautiful Westchester, NY, summer wedding. Teryn is just as overjoyed as we are to share this one, too!

Have a look at their SMP feature, and don’t miss the complete gallery of photos for gorgeous wedding inspiration.:)

More with Teryn + Greg.

Megan + Josh Engaged!

Megan + Joshua came to us full of affection for one another and with lots of love for our style of photography. So when they asked for an extended session for their engagement photos, we were primed to blow them away with the experience. They were every bit as thrilled as we are with the results from this beautiful Autumn session. Whether taking a romantic stroll through one of their favorite towns or enjoying a sunset picnic in an open field, we could see their total trust in us the entire time. It was a remarkable session, and we’re even more eager to join them for their upcoming wedding at the Grandview!

More with Megan + Josh.

Jeanne Marie + Pete’s Wedding at The Garrison

Sometimes the words simply fail us when we try to post our thoughts about how much we enjoyed photographing a couple and their wedding day. Jeanne Marie + Peter are one such couple. Everything about their day went PERFECTLY. It included everything from an emotive bride and groom, to enthusiastic friends and family, to a spectacular autumn Hudson Valley view and a gorgeous sunset. What a total joy to have spent the day with them and their favorite people!

The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our main website as soon as the couple returns from their honeymoon. Until then, we’d love to hear your comments below. And please be sure to click the button to “Recommend” us to your friends!

  • Patricia Martabano - Starting to get anxious! Haven’t felt that way in a long time ( a good week now). Your tease photos look amazing and they’re still honeymooning!! Can’t wait to the big reveal and to see you two again naturally. You made us smile the whole incredible day!October 26, 2014 – 10:37 PM

  • ?? - Wow!! Everything looked perfect and true to the theme. This is one of the most beautiful weddings I’ve ever seen!
    I know coupon4share website from a good friend. And I was lucky to get the Oriental trading promo code at :58eveningdress.October 23, 2014 – 6:24 AM

Kind Words From Alison + Dustin!

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We never tire of receiving appreciative love notes from our favorite people. When it’s from an awesome couple like Alison + Dustin, who simply put implicit trust in us from our very first meeting to their engagement session and through the grand finale of paging through their custom designed wedding album, then kind words like the ones below mean that much more to us:

Ulysses + Jenni,

We wanted to send a very overdue “Thank You” to our favorite photographers! We just could not have asked for a better duo to photograph our wedding day. We’ve been busy doing lots of repairs and improvements around our house and are finally ready to start hanging up some photos, including our engagement photo canvas! Expect a picture of our wall soon! Hope you are both doing well and can’t wait for you to photograph the next chapter in our lives, whenever that may be!

Love, Dustin & Alison

We literally cannot wait to see them again in the future as their family grows!

More with Alison + Dustin.

A Beautiful Family Day With Mason!

  • Stacy Paschall Grammas - What beautiful photos! He is adorable!!!October 16, 2014 – 1:08 AM

  • Jamee Goldstein-Gordon - Melissa, I don’t know it could’ve been said better. There is so much joy and love in those photos! I miss seeing you in the office. Ulysses and Jenni thanks for sharing this amazing work with usOctober 9, 2014 – 4:10 AM

  • Shirley Griffin - How beautiful Melissa Mason is very lucky to have you and Mark that little boy is true joy October 8, 2014 – 12:03 AM

  • Erica Hasbrouck - Beautiful!October 7, 2014 – 8:45 PM

  • Jason Tierney - This made my day Melissa Skillman. October 7, 2014 – 5:47 PM

  • Angela Samperi Brognano - This is just beautiful Milissa and Mark
    October 7, 2014 – 4:05 PM

  • Marcy Nigro Paris - Beautifully captured?October 7, 2014 – 1:02 PM

  • Melissa Skillman - LOVE! LOVE! LOVE!October 7, 2014 – 12:55 PM

Baby Mackenzie Has Arrived!

We love staying connected with the amazing people we get to meet. Few things bring as much joy as getting to watch a wonderful couple’s family grow. When Kim + Kenny told us that their new baby girl, Mackenzie, was on the way, we knew immediately that we were going to have every bit as much fun with her portraits as we’ve had with her parents. She was just perfect during our session with her. The cuteness was absolutely overwhelming!:)

More with Kim + Kenny.

  • Kimberly Foreman Behr - Love, love, love!!!
    September 30, 2014 – 1:16 PM

Kathy + Rob’s 30th Anniversary Portraits!

We recently photographed the wedding of Alyssa + Alex. Alyssa’s parents, Kathy + Rob, are celebrating another milestone — their 30th anniversary. What better way to commemorate such a time than to have relaxed family lifestyle photos in the comforting atmosphere of a beautiful home they’ve enjoyed for so many years! This very special photo shoot was all about showcasing the things they love most — their affection for one another, for fine wine, and for their latest family addition, an awesome English Bulldog pup named Munson. The views from this home on a high hill into the Hudson River Valley were nothing less than breathtaking! We couldn’t be happier for them and enjoyed celebrating with them.

More with their Alyssa + Alex.

  • Carolyn Mormino - Wow! These are fantastic! You guys look wonderful!! Great photography!!October 27, 2014 – 4:45 PM

  • Karen Cordone-Romano - Great pics….congratulations….love you!!!!!October 1, 2014 – 3:00 AM

  • Donna Castrogiovanni Beers - Beautiful photos! Congratulations as you celebrate your anniversary milestone!
    September 26, 2014 – 5:14 PM

  • Jeneane Serrano - I think no. 5 is my favorite! Great picsSeptember 26, 2014 – 4:37 PM

  • Celeste Miller Jinks - Just love these pics!!!!!
    September 26, 2014 – 2:09 PM

Alyssa + Alex’s Wedding at The Garrison

We loved spending time with Alyssa + Alex. Their mutually excited, upbeat attitude makes even a rainy day seem like the brightest day ever. That positivity was more than rewarded when after their heartfelt ceremony, the weather opened up enough for us to explore their beautiful venue for unforgettable views of the Hudson River and surrounding valley for amazing romantic photos. The party that followed was full of excitement and fun with all their favorite people surrounding them.  We’re so glad to know these two and hope to continue photographing their family as it grows.

The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our main website as soon as the couple returns from their honeymoon. Until then, we’d love to hear your comments below. And please be sure to click the button to “Recommend” us to your friends!

  • Jo-Ann Santoro - Beautiful pictures of a wonderful couple. Thanks for allowing Flowers By Jo-Ann create your special day!!!!September 30, 2014 – 11:12 AM

  • Karin Hlywiak WeddingCoordinator - Such a beautiful wedding! Your photos are absolutely gorgeous!September 29, 2014 – 10:27 PM

  • Kathy Mahoney Ferrari - uh…Ulysses….only one problem….could post a pic of me in this little montage??? wait till I see you tonight lolSeptember 17, 2014 – 5:28 PM

  • Alyssa Ferrari Pitt - I am so lucky to have had Ulysses Photography capture our day. They are more than photographers and made the experience so much fun and effortless.September 17, 2014 – 2:21 PM

  • Celeste Miller Jinks - Beautiful pictures! Looks like an amazing wedding! Love the umbrellas too LOL
    September 17, 2014 – 1:30 PM

  • Kathy Mahoney Ferrari - you both were wonderful to work with…love ya bothSeptember 17, 2014 – 12:37 PM

Allison + Maurice Engaged!

Allison + Maurice enjoyed a beautifully romantic evening during which we happened to join in with our cameras. They have an easy, carefree, but confident way about themselves that makes it a joy to photograph them. Surrounded as they were by the lush summer greenery of one of their favorite sculpted gardens, the storybook atmosphere gave us the perfect canvas to showcase this important period in their lives together. We truly can’t wait to join them for their wedding at The Garrison.

More with Allison + Maurice.

Kinjal + Anil’s Wedding

There aren’t adequate words to describe how much we enjoyed spending the day with Kinjal + Anil on their wedding day. It’s rare to see so many individuals throw themselves so wholeheartedly into such a celebratory mood. We could tell that each and every person in attendance was very connected with this outstanding couple. The flashes of lightning and booming thunder along with the brief monsoon-like conditions at the very end of their ceremony seemed like the signal to everyone that their reception party was going to be something truly special. From Kinjal’s transformation into a stunning bride to Anil’s festive baraat, and from their vineyard photo set to their choreographed first dance under their tented chandeliers, no one could keep their eyes off of these two.

For now, here are some teasers for your enjoyment. The complete gallery will be available in the “Boutique” area of our main website as soon as the couple returns from their honeymoon. We’d love to hear from you all, so please leave a comment and click the button below to “Recommend” us to your friends!

  • Jack Sutton - Magnificent.
    September 10, 2014 – 5:04 PM

  • Pauline Nobles - What beautiful pictures. You truly did an amazing job capturing such “precious” moments. It was great working with you! September 10, 2014 – 3:09 PM

Carly + TJ Engaged!

When we have two people as kind and connected with one another as Carly + TJ, it really makes us want to go the extra mile for them. They literally did just that as we led them through the woods and up a mountain, as we plotted our course over briars and thistles just to find the perfect light and the ideal bed of ferns for impossibly romantic photos. We’re so happy to see their response to the results, and we’re ecstatic about being their photographers!

More with Carly + TJ.

  • Ulysses Photography - Lots to love and enjoy during this session with Carly + TJSeptember 10, 2014 – 12:34 PM

An Amazing Day With Aurora

Nicole + Andy are two of our very favorite people because we have so much in common with them. Having photographed this pair several years ago for their engagement photos and wedding, we were super excited when they asked us to photograph a family life session with their 19-month-old daughter, Aurora. This flaxen-haired little nugget instantly won us over well before we even raised our cameras. She loved showing us the pond near her yard, feeding her chickens, and dancing for us in her adorable flowing dress. Most of all, she simply loves being hugged and staying close to her affectionate mom & dad. We’re so thankful for sessions like this one because of the warmth we see and feel, the organic nature of the way the photos come about, and the chance to create art with people who are unafraid to give us a beautiful window into their lives. Families like this are what it’s all about.

More with Nicole + Andy.

  • Linda Menges - The pictures are beautiful as the whole family is. Aurora is such a sweetheart. Can’t wait to see the remainder of the picturesSeptember 6, 2014 – 6:10 PM

  • Kristen Niemann - Super cute!! Love them!!!
    September 5, 2014 – 1:33 AM

  • Amanda Niemann - Omg! Love them!!!!September 5, 2014 – 12:44 AM

  • Shannon Gaebel - Love love love them all!!!September 4, 2014 – 10:43 PM

  • Nicole Marie - We had such an amazing photo shoot with Ulysses & Jenni! Thank you; we LOVE the pictures!! :-)September 4, 2014 – 4:57 PM

Kind Words From Michael

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Photography you love is photography that lives!

The most recent affirmation of the above statement came in the form of an appreciative note from Michael after the awesome Reveal of his beautiful newborn baby girl’s photos. We don’t always get to hear from dads, so this one carries extra meaning for us. You’ll see why we just had to share it:

When we were driving back from the Reveal last week, we talked about how emotional we both felt watching the slideshow you prepared. I found this surprising–we’re with Madeleine everyday, taking and sharing our own photos, and enjoying our time with her. Why should watching a slideshow of your shots, which after all we watched you take, make us feel all choked up?

It’s amazing how quickly life with Maddie has become routine, in a way. You adapt surprisingly quickly, and the disruptive becomes an accepted and anticipated part of your day (as if on cue, Maddie just started crying). I think your photography captured the magic of life with Madeleine. In seeing her and our new family through your eyes, we were reminded of just how incredible this all is. I think as you’re living it, you spend less time actually thinking about that. Having your art in our home will help keep us focused on the magic everyday…especially on those days when she seems less angel and more crying-screaming-smelly-Tasmanian-devil! (Such days are increasingly common.)

Anyway, big BIG thanks to you both! Can’t wait for another look at the pictures!

More with Grace + Mike.

  • Ulysses Photography - We’re so thankful for this appreciative note from a very happy dad.September 4, 2014 – 11:10 AM

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