Category: NYC elopement

where to elope in NYC: NYC elopement locations

Where to Elope in NYC: Small Wedding Venues for a Private Ceremony

Have your heart set on a small, private ceremony, but wondering where to elope in NYC? For couples planning a small wedding in New York (up to 50 people!), here’s my top five recommended places and resources to scout your perfect NYC wedding venue, no matter what your budget. 1. Central Park Central Park is […]


Best NYC Elopement Locations For Under $100

I photograph NYC elopements year-round, and one of the most common questions I get is: what are the best places to elope in NYC?  In my opinion, there’s an NYC elopement location for everybody: the bride who wants a romantic garden party, the couple who wants non-traditional modern, the pair who wants old New York […]

Gapstow Bridge wedding in Central Park in the winter

Gapstow Bridge Wedding in Central Park at Christmas | Ashley + Tyler

When this longtime couple from Louisiana told me that they were dreaming of a secret Gapstow Bridge wedding in NYC at Christmastime, my first reaction was — wait, do you know how cold it gets here? As a born-and-bred California girl, I know firsthand that New York winters are not for the faint of heart. Turns […]

How to become an officiant in NYC

How to Become a Wedding Officiant in NYC in 3 Steps

Whether you’re having a large wedding or eloping, couples are increasingly customizing their big day with personal touches — and that includes having a friend or family member officiate their wedding in NYC. But how does one become a wedding officiant in NYC? Can one really get ordained online and have the marriage be legal? […]

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