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Aisha and Bayete’s Romantic Brooklyn City Hall Elopement

Aisha and Bayete’s Brooklyn City Hall Elopement was a romantic and intimate affair in New York City. The couple wanted to keep their wedding day simple and memorable. They chose to elope at the Brooklyn City Hall. During the ceremony they were surrounded by their closest family and friends and captured by the Bethany Michaela Studio team. As a result this beautiful New York City Elopement was filled with love and emotion that will be cherished for years to come.

The Ceremony

Aisha and Bayete’s love story is a beautiful one, filled with love, laughter, and the excitement of starting a family. With their baby on the way, the couple knew they couldn’t wait any longer to make their union official. And what better place to do it than the iconic Brooklyn City Hall?

Together with the help of our NYC elopement photography team, Aisha and Bayete’s Brooklyn City Hall elopement was captured in stunning detail. The couple arrived at the venue looking picture perfect – Aisha in her beautiful silk dress and delicate bouquet of flowers that Field Trip Flowers created and Bayete in his dapper suit.

Their closest friends were waiting for them on the porch steps of the building, beaming with excitement for the couple. The intimacy of their NYC elopement ceremony was palpable as Aisha and Bayete exchanged vows in front of their loved ones. The beauty of their Brooklyn City Hall elopement was a true testament to the love that Aisha and Bayete share.

Couples Portraits

Shortly after Aisha and Bayete said their vows at the Brooklyn City Hall, they ventured around DUMBO, New York. We were able to capture some stunning wedding portraits with my team as their elopement photographer. Without a doubt, DUMBO Brooklyn is the perfect place to take wedding portraits in NYC, with its various breathtaking backdrops. Even the old red brick arches make for the perfect scene for pictures from couples portraits to wedding portraits.

Bethany skillfully captured Aisha and Bayete’s love in the most romantic way possible. They strolled along the cobblestone streets hand-in-hand while Bethany snapped away, capturing their every blissful moment. The gorgeous views of the New York City skyline provided the perfect backdrop for their intimate elopement photos. These pictures will be treasured forever, serving as a testament to Aisha and Bayete’s love.

Obviously it is evident from how Aisha and Bayete look at each other that their love runs deep. Bethany masterfully captured this, providing them with memories to hold onto forever. These are the pictures that they will show their future child. It will be so special to show him how he were present at his parent’s wedding in Aisha’s belly.

The Reception

Finally after the romantic ceremony at Brooklyn City Hall, Aisha, and Bayete continued their celebration with an intimate reception at a local restaurant. The Bethany Michaela Studio team was there as their elopement photographer to capture this special day.

When the sun started to set over the city, Aisha and Bayete shared laughter and stories with their closest friends and family. Sidney, an associate photographer for Bethany Michaela Studio, documented every detail of the reception, from the elegant decor to the heartfelt speeches.

This New York City elopement was all about celebrating the love between Aisha and Bayete, and their reception perfectly captured the essence of their relationship. During their reception with their loved ones by their side, they enjoyed a delicious meal and soaked in the joy of their special day.

As a result of this special day these photos from the reception are a testament to the couple’s love for each other and the happiness surrounding them on their wedding day. Thanks to the talented elopement photography team at Bethany Michaela Studio, Aisha and Bayete will have these memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Lastly, if you’re planning a New York City elopement or wedding, consider working with an experienced elopement photographer who knows the ins and outs of weddings in New York City. They know how to capture the magic of your special day and create beautiful, lasting memories for you to treasure.

Advice for Pregnant Brides from an Elopement Photographer

Finally, if you’re a pregnant bride planning an NYC wedding or NYC elopement, it’s essential to make sure you take extra care of yourself on your big day. Here are some tips to help you stay comfortable and happy on your wedding day:

1. Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to avoid dehydration. You’ll feel better, and your skin will look better in photos. I always love adding an electrolyte powder to my water to make sure I’m hydrated before going outside, LMNT is one of my favorite electrolyte options

2. Dress comfortably: Choose a dress that will allow you to move freely and won’t restrict your breathing. You don’t want to feel constricted or uncomfortable throughout your special day.

3. Wear comfortable shoes: You’ll likely be on your feet for most of the day, so opt for supportive shoes. Of course, you can always switch to a more formal pair for the ceremony if you’d like.

4. Stay cool: If it’s a warm day, stay cool and avoid overheating. Take breaks in air-conditioned areas or in the shade. Consider carrying a small fan or misting spray to help you cool off.

As an elopement photographer in NYC, I’ve seen plenty of pregnant brides looking stunning and radiant on their wedding day. By taking good care of yourself, you’ll be able to enjoy every moment of your special day. Congratulations on your upcoming wedding!

If you are planning to elope in NYC or if you are planning an intimate wedding ceremony, reach out to secure your wedding photography with the Bethany Michaela team today.

Meet Bethany

Photographer, mother, educator, inspired by impromptu dance parties, good light, and you.

As an award-winning female photographer, I specialize in capturing moments of joy and love through timeless imagery and storytelling. With an eye for detail and a passion for creating magical memories, I'm dedicated to providing luxury and unique experiences to my couples.

My first memories are of my grandfather's camera - I have a deep-rooted curiosity and love for photography that has carried me through life and a decade into a career I am proud of. Everyone has a unique story to tell and deserves to be celebrated.

I take the time to design my shoots based on your unique love story, creating a photographic style and direction just for you. Whether it be to celebrate your engagement, wedding, or documenting your love journey, I will create memories that perfectly reflect your love in a way that is only yours.