Winter Wonderland Engagement Shoot

Written by: Gina Renzi

Great winter wonderland engagement shoot with Meghan & Marko!

Just in time for Valentines Day…

Stay tuned for more of their winter photo shoot on our website!

Can’t wait for their gorgeous upcoming summer wedding!

Photos: © Renzi & Hawkens Studio


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Moving Pictures

Written by: Gina Renzi

Loved incorporating our favorite old movies with our newly favorite married couple Deborah & Neer @ the Museum of the Moving Image.

Photo: © Renzi & Hawkens Studio


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Inspiration Series – Old Hollywood

written by:  Gina Renzi

Having a little fun with Hollywood at the Museum Of The Moving Image

Stay tuned for more from Deborah & Neer’s classic TMC wedding!

Photos: © Renzi & Hawkens Studio


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Cinderella appears at the Museum Of The Moving Image

written by:  Gina Renzi

So thrilled to shoot a gorgeous December wedding at the Museum Of The Moving Image.  Our beautiful bride ascends the museum’s stunning white staircase towards the incredible galleries for her old Hollywood photo shoot.  Stay tuned.

Very excited our exceptional wedding couple, Deborah Berebichez and Neer Asherie are featured in The New York Times / WEDDINGS section – this is truly an amazing story:

Two Physicists Recapture Their Chemistry

Image © Renzi & Hawkens Studio


Venue: Museum Of The Moving Image

Director of Events – BG Hacker

Thanks also to Sharon Becker – make up artist extraordinaire @ SB beauty for turning our already beautiful bride into an old Hollywood bombshell…Rita Hayworth move over! Stay tuned for an entire list of all the fabulous industry professionals involved.


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Emily & Lee’s gorgeous Wedding at Fresh Meadow Country Club

Written by: Gina Renzi

We loved shooting Emily & Lee’s gorgeous October wedding at Fresh Meadow Country Club.  Such a stunning venue!  Despite the rain – we stepped out and onto the green, capturing some beautiful shots just before the wind picked up & the rain came down again.  Even so – mother nature gave us some magical moments, blowing the brides veil up and away.   Many thanks to all the amazing industry professionals who helped create the perfect day for such an incredible couple!

Enjoy just a few highlights by clicking on the image below.  And for a complete list of all the very talented professionals we’d like to thank – just scroll down.

Photo: © Renzi & Hawkens Studio


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venue:   Fresh Meadow Country Club

Martel Meyer  – Chief Operating Officer

Sabrina A.S. Roberts-Nunez – Assistant General Manager

Jonah Levin Cabrera – Marketing & Events Assistant

photography:   Renzi & Hawkens Studio

floral design:   Andrew Pascoe Flowers, Ltd – 516.922.9561

bridal gown:   Anna Maier Ulla-Maija 

Wedding Dresser Couture by Vassa

groom’s tux:   John Varvatos

music:   Carnegie Hill Band from Marianne Bennett presents Element Music

cake:   The Sweet Peace

makeup/hair:   Elizabeth Drucker’s – The Place For Your Face / Pravana Hair Studio

ice cream:   Mister Softee –  Giuseppe – 718.812.3214







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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

written by:  Gina Renzi

Our pick of the week – Loved capturing our very festive bride, Emily and all the girls having fun @ Fresh Meadow Country Club.

Photo: © Renzi & Hawkens Studio


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Our favorite couple of the week – Emily & Lee celebrating their beautiful wedding @ Fresh Meadow Country Club.
Felt inspired to hug my husband today after posting this inspiring image. Stay tuned – our next wedding featured on our website…

Image © Renzi & Hawkens Studio




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Gallery Series

Love this ethereal image Jude captured of our beautiful bride descending the church stairs – with a little help from all that glorious natural light flooding in from the bottom doors and Photoshop the illusion is complete.   Favorite pick this week for our galley series.

Photo: © Renzi & Hawkens Studio

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Midsummer night’s dream wedding in September

Written by: Gina Renzi

All eyes were on one of our favorite NYC based couples, Kateyln & Andrew, as they took their vows on a beautiful late September day in Manchester, Vermont.  Loved shooting their engagement session this August in Central Park by the iconic Boathouse.  We were thrilled they were featured along with our studio in The New York Times announcing their marriage just this past week.  Here are just a few highlights from their spectacular wedding weekend at their family estate in Vermont.  Just click on either image below to enjoy a little preview.  Special thanks to Clare Frances Events, The Grift for the incredible music & a very unexpected & rockin’ guitar solo by Vermont based author, Stephen Kiernan!   … and all the incredible industry professionals for making it such a magical event.  It truly was a dream wedding!



Event Producer & Florals:  Michael S. Cifrino, President – Clare Frances Events

Photography:  Renzi & Hawkens Studio

Bridal Gown:  Mark Ingram Atelier Designer  Naeem Kahn 

Groom’s attire:  Brooks Brothers

Styling:  Jo Jo  Donna Hair Designs, Chappaqua NY

Music:  The Grift

Caterer & Cake:  Bistro Henry

Tent:  Celebration Tent Company

Church:  First Congregational Church


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Bridal Portfolio

Written by:  Gina Renzi

Make-up & hair is so essential –  Our stunning NYC couple loved celebrating their wedding weekend surrounded by the breathtaking green mountains of Vermont.  Love these images of our bride preparing at the beautiful Equinox  Resort’s suite to become even more gorgeous than she already is.  Stay tuned for this gorgeous wedding and all the amazing industry professionals who made it possible… coming soon….

Make-up & hair :  American Hairlines

Venue: Equinox Resort

Photos: © Renzi & Hawkens Studio



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