City Hall Wedding Portrait Locations

Wedding Garden sign for an article on City Hall wedding portrait locations

If you are going to tie the knot down at City Hall, the reality is you don’t have a lot of obvious options for portraits in the area. Just walking into the Marriage Bureau office, you’ll notice you are surrounded by construction and scaffolding. While you do have locations such as the Little Wedding Garden, […]

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How to Get Married at City Hall in Any NYC Borough

Bride and groom portrait in front of courthouse

If you are a New Yorker ready to get married and you want to show your love for a particular borough, then today’s blog is for you. Just about everyone is familiar with how to get married at the City Clerk’s Office, a.k.a. the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. But did you also know you can have […]

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Karen & Terence Tie the Knot: a NYC City Hall Elopement Follow Up Report

Waiting to say vows at a NYC City Hall elopement

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! Thank you to all our service women and men, and I hope everyone is enjoying a great weekend. I am going to go a bit out of order for this week’s blog and skip over my two biggest weddings of the past week to give you a NYC City Hall elopement […]

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Zoe and Chris’ City Hall Elopement: Changes at the City Clerk’s Office

Bride and groom portraits after a NYC City Hall elopement

The bright sunshine was a wonderful change to Londoners, Zoe and Chris, whom I had the pleasure of photographing at their City Hall elopement on Tuesday morning. I’ve got all the details about their wedding, plus the new changes you can expect at City Hall if you are planning to elope soon.

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Wedding Website Tips

Bride and groom kissing after City Hall wedding for an article on wedding website tips

A belated happy turkey day to you all!  With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to get back to work. If creating a wedding website (or ‘wedsite’ as it has become known) is on your list of things to do, have I got a blog post for you. Please enjoy this comprehensive list of wedding website […]

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An Indian Wedding at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau

A Sri Lankan couple gets married at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau, by NYC City Hall Indian wedding photographer, Kelly Williams

Happy Friday, everyone! With the weekend about to begin, I thought might share some colorful photos from an Indian wedding I shot in November at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. This couple has got a lot on their plate at the moment: Nirosha is finishing up medical school in Chicago and about to move to NYC […]

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Aadhya & Aarav’s City Hall Indian Wedding

Indian bride and groom wearing traditional sari and flower garlands at a NYC City Hall Indian wedding

As promised, I am so happy to share with you photos from Aadhya and Aarav’s City Hall Indian wedding on Monday!  These two met eight years ago while both were volunteering in India.  And though Aadhya eventually moved to Ethiopia and Aarav moved to the UK, love couldn’t keep them apart.  Their friendship turned romantic, […]

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A NYC City Hall Wedding: What to Expect

Portrait of a bride and groom, by NYC City Hall wedding photographer, Kelly Williams

Every year, about a third of the weddings I shoot are city hall nuptials. As such, I’m happy to pass along some insight into getting hitched in the city I proudly call home.

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Helen & Grant’s City Hall Wedding Photos

NYC City Hall wedding photos of groom putting ring on bride's finger

It was such a pleasure to photograph Helen and Grant yesterday down at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau!  They came all the way over from England to tie the knot, and their City Hall wedding photos prove that it was worth the commute.  Check out the images and get some details on their nuptials in today’s […]

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Jace and Michael’s NYC City Hall Wedding Photos

NYC City Hall wedding photos by NYC wedding photojournalist, Kelly Williams

I am so pleased to introduce you all to Jace and Michael — whose wedding I recently shot at NYC’s City Hall. This transgender couple met in 1997 while on a bus to school when Jace was Jennifer.  Michael chased Jace for ten years off and on before Jace finally gave in and said ‘yes.’  […]

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