I first met Alyssa and Joey when I photographed their friends' Mayra and Alfredo's wedding in March of 2016, and I was so thrilled when they reached out about working together for their wedding.
Alyssa and Joey met on New Years Day 8 years ago, when they were each out for a little recovery brunch with their respective friend groups. The way the story goes, Alyssa wasn't all too into Joey and legitimately gave him a fake number...Until he pressed a little harder and got what he wanted! They've been side by side ever since, supporting each other through deployments, promotions, and new businesses.
Their New York City wedding was graced with pretty warm weather considering it was January in the North East, and they were surrounded by their best friends and closest family members for a day that they will never forget. They quickly showed how much they loved each other all throughout the day. Alyssa even cleaned bird poop off of her new husband's suit during portraits. That's true love, y'all.
Here are the highlights of this vintage Hollywood inspired New York City Wedding!
Second Shooter: EJ White
Getting Ready Hotel: The Algonquin
Church: Church of St. Paul the Apostle