michelle & josh: the sagamore

This here is the third of three very awesome, very different and very fun weddings in a row. We both feel we started and ended this weekend on an extremely high note which we plan to carry right thru the rest of our remaining weddings.

Michelle & Josh’s wedding was as we expected, a beautiful day and a great party. The Sagamore has this thing about parties, the energy never really drops. Could it be the fact that people are out of town and staying over? Could it be it’s breath taking views and that carefree feeling you get once you see that lake? I’m pretty sure its all of that. I got to give some serious props to Michelle and Josh for putting this whole thing together in something less than 3 months, kudos to you guys. When Michelle first called back in late July I was so happy to tell her we were available for their day, Columbus Day weekend is always the busiest for weddings.

Lake George was really as nice as we’ve ever seen it in October and we would know, this is the third year in a row we’ve spent at The Sagamore on this exact weekend (check the archives if you don’t believe me 😉 , the third times really a charm. The ceremony was really perfect, the light, the color and no wind. The party from the moment Michelle and Josh entered the Shelving Rock Terrace was on a high note and DJ Jeffrey Scott kept it going into the night. Did I mention we worked along side our pal Al Woodard again? That’s two in a row, I know Al got some sweet footage this weekend.

There was something else special about October 12, 2008, it was my birthday and I couldn’t have had a cooler couple to spend it with. Michelle & Josh, congrats to you both and thanks for choosing us to capture your day.

Peace, leave love-




I was so excited when I found out local musician Rich Ortiz was going to be playing their ceremony and cocktail hour, this dude rocks. iTunes link.


Big Joe’s view….


My view…


I love when I can break out the 200mm 1.8L and hand hold it…


The way it throws things out of focus is just beautiful.







Go ahead tell me its out of focus and blown out. I still love it.









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congrats to lisa & john