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Copake Country Club Wedding

September 17, 2020

Intimate New York Wedding | The Greens in Copake | New York

Lauren & Rick had postponed their wedding from earlier in the year to late August. And while New York State was still enacting various restrictions (including a gathering limit of no more than 50 people), they were able to have their dream wedding!

Along with the amazing staff at the Copake Country Club, Lauren & Rick enjoyed a hot and hazy summer day on the greens. Nestled somewhere betweeen holes 5 and 7, a largr white tent had been erected to accommodate the wedding. Tables were spaced accordingly, and furniture was strewn around the tent to allow guests various seating possibilities. A vintage camper was parked and served as the mobile bar. Signature drinks on tap, and a happy environment, this wedding was the first for the venue after a long pause due to Covid.

And if I have to be honest, there was something romantic about swapping vows overlooking the mountains! A light breeze cooled guests off. The string quartet played soothing sounds!

And the portraits? Who doesn’t want gorgeous mountain overlooks as we take bridal and couple portraits? The view was perfect and the weather played nice until the end! Yes, the skies finally opened up and it poured on us towards the end of the dinner reception!

But I never did mind a little rain!

Xoxo, Summer


Venue: The Greens Copake Country Club

Dress: Blush Bridal Boutique, Essence of Australia

Makeup/Hair: La Tua Bella, Dream Hair Studio

Dj: APB Entertainment

Suit: Perry Ellis

Vintage Furniture: North Country Vintage

Mobile Bar: The Crafted Arrow

Cake: Deisings Bakery

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MEET Summer

Photographer, artist, mother, outdoor lover, inspired by movement & motion, good light, and you.

I 'm a wife and mother. I love lazy Saturday mornings with a cup of coffee. I prefer nights on the couch with my family but also enjoy craft beers and apps in a swanky bar. I love being outdoors and I'm eternally grateful I get to experience all four seasons! I dig personal touches & homemade items over commercial goods. Admittedly, I also love shopping on Amazon Prime.

When I'm not in the Hudson Valley, you can find me enjoying time up in the Adirondacks at my second home. I find myself drawn to nature and the world we live in and often let it act as my muse when shooting.