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Jessica and Vin came to choose Joe as their wedding photographer via a wedding Joe and Britney photographed together a few years prior. Like Brian and Leigh, Jessica and Vin are big beach people and wanted at least a portion of their wedding on the beach. However, with a November wedding date, they knew they couldn’t have their reception on the beach so the created a mix of wedding locations that would satisfy their own desires as well as deal with the practical elements of the day. Their Rockaway beach wedding portraits were timed perfectly!

«– Blue accents from the flowers and decor brought in the water element of the beach. Jessica chose a taupe J Crew bridesmaid dress for her girls, pairing the sand element to the girls’ flowers.


–» Jessica also chose to get ready at her family home, another great way to keep things personally meaningful.

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«– Joe has a special touch with the little ones. Most kids adore him, but it took a while for the girls to warm up to him. It paid off when they posed for multiple flower girl portraits throughout the afternoon.


–» Jessica chose a traditional wedding transportation mode: a white Rolls Royce. It was the perfect choice for the start to the traditional first half of their wedding day.

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«– While their Catholic wedding ceremony was traditional, Vin didn’t let that stop him from some self-expression. The bow tie over checkered shirt was an appropriate foil for his fun-loving personality. It brought a lively touch to the guys’ photos.


–» The number of images we had to choose from with her and her father in the moments leading up to the wedding ceremony are many. But this is Joe’s favorite, because you can see the slight nerves from Jessica and the joy her father is infusing into the atmosphere.