I had such a blast shooting Colby and Dan’s NYC elopement. For starters, we set a new record for fastest-ever city hall wedding. In and out in just 30 minutes on a Friday? HOW?!! Yup, I’m still not over it.
And it only got better from there. With all that extra time we had, we hopped on the subway and headed uptown to Central Park, which is just about the best place to be in New York during fall. I had these two cozy up on a bridge, on a bench, by the fountain, on stairs, and on some massive rocks – it didn’t matter where they were, they totally rocked every location.
C & D, I wish you a fantastic new year in El Salvador! :)
Even though I’m a Cornell grad, I loved getting to shoot inside of the Yale Club in NYC. Admittedly I’ve never been to the city’s Cornell Club (hey, I never said I had a whole lot of school pride!), but if it’s anything like the Yale Club – WHAT AM I WAITING FOR?!
K & N are ivy league grads who adored their schools – N went to Yale, while K attended Harvard. They got ready in the club hotel, then exchanged vows downstairs in the ballroom. We hopped onto the roof for a few quick photos before it started to rain and man, I still maintain that there’s nothing like a view of New York City from above. So beautiful up there!
Thanks to Kelly Prizel for inviting me along to shoot this wedding!
Colby and Dan got married this morning at NYC City Hall and I’m still not over the fact that it took us just 30 minutes to get in and out of there. (Future City Hall couples-to-be-wed, take note: 1 hour MINIMUM is the norm)
From the quick marriage process to the delightful fall weather to the beyond-amazing newlyweds I had the pleasure of photographing today, I had such a blast with Colby and Dan. Here’s a sneak peek of their post-wedding photo session in Central Park!
In case you were wondering why there have been crickets on this website for the better part of 2013, it’s because I’ve been traveling for half of the year! In early February, I took off for 5 months of backpacking around Asia on my own :)
Month 1 found me in Nepal, where I wasted no time in doing the thing that sparked this whole trip: the Everest Base Camp trek. These were 3 of the most beautiful and exhausting weeks of my life. The route was, for the most part, not too physically challenging – but you do need to have endurance to keep up for 2-3 weeks. Aside from the glorious alpine scenery, my favorite part of the trek was getting to pass through so many villages along the way. I encountered so many adorable children and got to observe people going about their daily work. Everything just happens right in front of you, out in the open, in third world nations – there isn’t that distance and privacy that separates you from everyone else in the western world.
Afterwards, I had a few days to recover in Kathmandu and spent some time exploring this city as well as Bhaktapur. To sum them up: temples and monkeys!
Nepal is a beautiful country, especially ideal for anyone who’s into hiking. I’d love to go back someday to take on the Annapurna trek!
For more details and photos from my 2013 Asia trip, check out my travel blog! Here is a selection of 20 of my favorite photos from Nepal:
Well hello there! We’re about halfway through the hiatus of Lindsay Taryn Photography, so I wanted to update you all on things:
You may have noticed that this website was down for about two weeks in April. I was in the Thai islands without wifi and my home computer during this time so I couldn’t do anything about it until I returned to civilization (i.e. Bangkok). Turns out, my webhost somehow LOST all of my website content in their databases during a migration. Thankfully I have this website auto-backed up weekly, so they were able to restore most of it (minus the portfolio – I have that backed up on my home computer, so that will have to remain missing until I return home in July. I also had several blog posts drafted up, to be posted in the coming months while I’m away – but unfortunately those are lost forever, so there won’t be any wedding-related posts until I’m back home.)
Lesson learned (or reinforced): BACK EVERYTHING UP. You just never know what’ll happen!
I never formally announced my hiatus, except for a note on the contact page, but here it is: I am out of the country from February through June of this year, and thus unable to take on any photography jobs until July. I’m currently midway through a 5-month epic backpacking trip through Asia and already it’s been an incredible experience. I’m so happy on the road.
There will definitely be some life changes happening once I get back to NYC – perhaps some that affect this business. I’m taking this time to explore new places AND myself. I’m not sure what’s next for me, but I promise I will keep you updated! One thing’s certain: I won’t stop taking pictures!
(Though my camera is currently in the shop for repairs, so I guess that’s the one thing that would stop me. I feel so lost without it!)
Here I am in the 3 countries I’ve visited so far: Nepal, India, and Thailand –