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We are very pleased to announce we have been selected by www.weddingwire.com as one of their top wedding professionals in Brooklyn, NY in 2019!

We are are grateful to all of the brides and grooms who took the time to write a review of our services and for all of your support!

xoxo

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Diego and his girlfriend Marcia planned a trip to New York City from South America.  Unbeknownst to Marcia, Diego had also planned to propose to her with the help of A Central Park Wedding.  

A romantic picnic in Central Park on a perfect day in August

First step was arranging a perfect picnic, with the pros of perfect picnics, Perfect Picnic NYC.

The plan was then for Diego to tell Marcia he had a special picnic planned for just the two of them in Central Park and part of the picnic "package" included a photographer who would stop by for a minute to grab a few shots of them hanging out in the park amongst their gorgeous spread...This is where I come in...

I approached the couple for their "picnic portraits" and Diego went for it - getting down on one knee and asking Marcia to marry him.

Needless to say - she said yes!





Proposal planning by:  A Central Park Wedding

Picnic by:  Perfect Picnic NYC

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Nothing says "I got married in New York" than a killer skyline view of lower Manhattan AND the Brooklyn Bridge! 

Christian and Carolin wanted to do things a bit differently when they flew over from Europe with the bestest friends and family in tow to tie the knot at Brooklyn Bridge Park.  But that was just the beginning...we then partied our way into Manhattan with celebratory champagne in the limousine and more photos at Grand Central Terminal and Times Square. 

Click on the link below to see some of my favorite shots from their wedding

Brooklyn Bridge Park wedding

Christian and Carolin tied the knot with their family and closest friends at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Wedding planning by:  Echt New York

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I love EVERYTHING about this wedding. The beautiful deep colors, the bride and groom's impeccable bold but elegant styling and of course the beautiful Conservatory Garden at Central Park.

We were blessed with a nice warm day and overcast skies which gave us the most beautiful soft light and really made the colors of the gardens pop.  

The styling of this wedding is really one of my favorites, from the colors they chose to the breathtaking cascading bouquet with roses and peonies...this wedding story is a MUST SEE if you are looking for some wedding inspiration.

Click on the link below to see their full wedding story

Conservatory Garden Central Park Autumn wedding

A beautiful Autumn wedding under the Wisteria Pergola at the Conservatory Garden Central Park, NYC.  Gorgeous colors and great style.

 

 

Wedding planning by:  A Central Park Wedding

Wedding officiant:  Stephen Dym

Hair and Make-up:  De Barkley Hair and Makeup Artistry

Flowers:  Artsy Flora

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Thomas and Melissa travelled from Canada with their family and closest friends to share in their wedding day at The Cop Cot in Central Park.

After the ceremony the gang boarded a trolley to take them down to SoHo for a private brunch reception in the wine cellar of Lafeyette Cafe & Bakery

THIS delicious tiered wedding cake from Momokuku Milk Bar

To see more photographs from their beautiful wedding in New York city click on the link below

Wedding at The Cop Cot in Central Park, NY

Thomas and Melissa's wedding ceremony at The Cop Cot in Central Park complete with trolley ride down to SoHo for a brunch reception at Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery.

Wedding planning: A Central Park Wedding

Flowers:  Artsy Flora

Reception:  Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery

Wedding cake:  Momofuku Milk Bar

 

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These guys certainly timed it right with their Autumn wedding in Central Park when the foliage was in PEAK color!  

Starting with a ceremony at Gapstow Bridge in Central Park, we then hit up a few more spots in the park then headed down to Top of the Rock, the Meatpacking District, and Times Square for more wedding photos

Click the link below to see their full wedding story

Autumn wedding at Gapstow Bridge Central Park

A beautiful Autumn wedding story with a ceremony at Gapstow Bridge Central Park followed by a photo-tour around New York City.  Meat Packing District, Top of the Rock, Times Square and more...

Wedding planning by:  A Central Park Wedding

Wedding officiant:  Aretha Gaskin

Flowers by:  Artsy Flora

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FOTOVOLIDA wins "Couples' Choice Award" by WeddingWire!  What a great way to kick off the new year!!

WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards® recipients represent the top five percent of wedding professionals on WeddingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism.

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This is definately one of my favorite "how we met" stories...

Brian met Sladjana in a cafe in Austria while Brian was on a birthday trip with friends.  He was standing behind her waiting to get a coffee and just decided to ask her out!  She, a native Austrian, said yes to the bold American gentleman.  It wasn't soon after that Brian moved to Europe so they could be together.  When it came time for their wedding they decided to celebrate back on his home turf with a wedding at Central Park's Belvedere Castle built in 1865.  Family and friends came together from all over Europe and the U.S. to celebrate the lovely occasion.

Click below to see a selection of highlights from their wedding story...

Wedding at Belvedere Castle in Central Park

Brian and Sladjana met in a cafe in Austria while Brian was on a birthday trip with friends.  It wasn't soon after that Brian moved to Europe so they could be together. When it came time for their wedding they decided to celebrate back on his home turf with a wedding at Central Park's Belvedere Castle.

Wedding planning by:  A Central Park Wedding

Wedding Officiant:  Hope Mirlis

Flowers:  Artsy Flora

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Surprise proposals are so much fun to shoot and to tell their stories.  I just published a new link highlighting 4 of my favorite surprise proposal stories here...break out the tissues...

https://www.fotovolida.com/surprise-marriage-proposals/

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Martin and Rosina came all the way from Germany to elope at Ladies Pavilion in Central Park.  It was a day for just the two love birds...and me, too, of course.  

THE perfect, quiet spot for a wedding in Central Park

We started off in Central Park - with a little bit of rain for dramatic effect (a great excuse to break out the "I love NY" umbrellas!) with a private ceremony at Ladies Pavilion.

 

Their look:  A great mix of formal and fun - vintage, too.

Rosina:  A formal floor-length sleeveless, high-neck lace dress.  Balanced with a denim jacket, petite bouquet and vintage inspired drop earrings.  Make-up was natural with relaxed romantic waves for the hair.

Martin:  Blue is the new black!  A sharp woven blue suit - brought up a notch with a formal bow-tie. 

After the ceremony we walked over to Bethesda Terrace, which because of a few drops of rain we had nearly to ourselves!

Then it was off to Brooklyn for some shots at Brooklyn Bridge Park and D.U.M.B.O. area...

There's lots more to the story so click on the link below to see the full story of their day!

Elopement at Ladies Pavilion in Central Park, NY

Martin and Rosina's Ladies Pavilion wedding in Central Park

Wedding planning:  Echt New York

Hair and Make-up:  @ohuprettythings

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