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A Wedding at Thayer Hotel in West Point


A number of things we saw during Jacquelyn & Tom’s day truly touched us as we observed and interacted with them and their family and guests: The warmth of Jacquelyn’s mom and the deeply heartfelt expressions of her father; the extremely witty and funny comments of Tom’s best man; the affection of Jacquelyn’s sisters as they rejoiced in her happiness; the extremely high regard that everyone had for this amazing couple. And everyone was a great dancer at the reception!

With little time to spare, Jacquelyn & Tom were all for getting the best photos possible on this rather hot July day. It turned out that West Point had a concert performance scheduled at the location we’d planned to use for their photos. The crowded hillside lawn at Trophy Point was filled with the tarps and lawn chairs of early arrivals wanting to hold their places. But a nice group of people in a prime area of real estate kindly allowed us to use their spot for a mini-session to photograph this remarkable view of the Hudson Valley (THANK YOU, whoever you were!). So there they were… Jacquelyn & Tom on display during photo shoot with HUNDREDS of eyes watching them. I think they loved it. 🙂

Jacquelyn & Tom, thank you so much for a day filled with plenty of laughs and romance, as well as the tasty meal. We truly enjoyed being with your family, too, some of whom we’re already well familiar with and hope to see again in the future.

Their complete gallery of photos will be available upon their return from the honeymoon. You’ll find it in the “Client Proofs” section of our main website.

More with Jacquelyn + Tom.

  • Jenni-Ulysses Photography - Jacquelyn, I can’t tell you how much Ulysses and I enjoyed reading your note!! We’re thrilled that you’re enjoying your photos so much (and we’re sure Tom did, too, once he got home from work – poor guy!).

    Check your email for all the details on how to order your album, as well as suggestions for parent photos. If I can offer any further help at all, just let me know. 🙂

    Enjoy!!July 19, 2008 – 8:11 PM

  • Ulysses - Jacquelyn & Tom, kind words like these say more than we could ever describe ourselves about your day and about your enthusiasm about the photos. We couldn’t be more pleased about your excitement. Both of you worked so hard to make your day of pictures turn out so well.

    Jacquelyn, you were an AWESOME bride, simply gorgeous. I wish we could photograph you every week! 🙂

    And Tom, your cool factor was off the charts. Couldn’t have asked for better.

    We can’t wait to hear about which photos are your favorites.

    Big hugs and congrats for you both. Welcome home. 🙂July 19, 2008 – 7:11 AM

  • Jacquelyn and Tom - Dear Jenni and Ulysses,

    What can we say, but we are reliving each moment since we jumped on the computer this morning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Words can not express how much each picture says, more than a 1000 words, about our special day. To start your blog which we read last night as soon as we landed in JFK and got access to a computer, was so touching and personal, LOVED IT!! The family has been dying to see the whole package!

    Then I spent the whole morning on the phone with family members and computer playing through the slideshow, WOW is all that I can say…..I can not wait to show Tom as soon as he walks through the door tonight (someone has to go to work)!!!!

    Then I had to pick up the mail from the post office and was pleasantly surprised when I saw a box from you guys, I ripped it open as soon as I got into the car! I am now showing Allison all the pictures! What a great proof book and I cant wait to show it all off!!!!!!!!

    I am greatly anticipating the next step in our albums…..please let us know what we should be thinking about as far as pictures. We would love just one for our home and then we need 3 5x7s for the parents. They need to be horizontal since we had a frame made for each of them. I am guessing one of the ones of us with the river! Those are awesome, who would ever know there were 100 people staring at us during that shoot! You guys are amazing!

    I will try to copy and paste this to your blog in a few minutes! Thanks again for everything and we will sure to be in touch for the next steps!

    All our love and gratitude,

    Jacquelyn and TomJuly 18, 2008 – 3:12 PM

  • Ulysses - Thank you, Jessica! We each worked hard for that one. It’s a rather steep walk to get to the location I’d obtained, and I was concerned about Jacquelyn in her heels. But she’s amazing and REALLY wanted that spot for photos. The results were so worth it! 🙂July 10, 2008 – 3:21 PM

  • Jessica - Gorgeous infared again!!July 10, 2008 – 12:37 PM

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