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New York City Wedding Angel Orensanz Foundation - Nicole + Marco - Photographer's Day off

This is a personal blog in which I wanted to share my time enjoying a wedding of one of my closest friends Nicole and her new husband Marco. Lately my husband and I rarely attend weddings since I'm always the one shooting them! The first year my husband and I met in 2008, we went to about 6 weddings. For the first year of dating, he must have wanted to stick around if he liked taking me to weddings! This time around, we dressed up to witness the beautiful union of a friend who has climbed mountains and ran miles in many marathons, to finally run into her one and only. They met while picking up their numbers for a marathon and the rest was history.  Congratulations Nicole and Marco! Your first dance truly depicted your love for one another. Yes, this New York wedding photographer couldn't help but bring her camera...I had to remember the wedding as I saw it! New York Wedding Photographer Angel Orensanz Foundation Empire EntertainmentNew York Wedding Photographer Angel Orensanz Foundation Ahmir singing the processional song

Oh it's you, I know You're the one I dream of Looks into my eyes Take me to the clouds above

What I feel is really love. 

-Sam Smith (Whitney Houston - How Will I Know)

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About the Photographer: Angelica Criscuolo is an international wedding photographer that also shoots boudoir, portraits and events and provides photo booth services and rental. She has photographed couples in Hawaii, Boston, Florida, California, Philippines, Canada, Barbados and other destination caribbean islands. Angelica continues to  be published in many publications including The New York Times, The New York Daily News – Down The Aisle, Time Out New York, Staten Island Live news, Engagement 101 Magazine, Merci New York, Lela New York Weddings, Pretty Pear Bride, The Urban Style NY, Un-Jersey Bride, Engaged Wedding Blog UK, The Knot, Wedding Wire, Brides.com, The Frosted Petticoat and more! She has recently been awarded The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2013 and The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2014 and have also won the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award 2014. Angelica specializes in capturing various vital memories and her goal is to provide the best images for all couples and clients using her background in broadcast journalism and editorial technique. She utilizes natural lighting as well as off-camera lighting to ensure her clients receive beautiful photos from a Style Me Pretty type of natural look to an editorial/dramatic magazine worthy look. Angelica is also a proud member of Professional Photographer of America (PPA) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). On top of capturing weddings, she also provides photo booth option for her clients called the InstaMemory Booth, which is always a hit at any event! She is married to her husband Matthew and they live in Sunnyside Queens, NYC. Angelica would love to hear from you so send an inquiry to book your wedding and engagement sessions at info@angelicacriscuolophotography.com

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Two Bright Lights Editor's Choice Award 2015 - Angelica Criscuolo Photography - We won again!

Doing the Jiggy Dance everyone! We are proud to always serve our brides, grooms, couples, and all our clients and because YOU are just amazing, getting published is a breeze! We THANK YOU for this 2015 Two Bright Lights Editor's Choice Award and to the editors of Two Bright Lights for choosing our wonderful clients to publish. These editors range from The Knot, to Today.com and so much more. Our couples have been published in many publications and we're very excited for this year! So much more to come. "The Editors' Choice Awards honor Two Bright Lights' members whose talent was continually recognized by top print magazine, blog and ezine editors. Their hard work and commitment to getting published places them among the top 5%, from a community made up of over 40,000 photographers and event professionals across 100 countries."

To think, there are THOUSANDS of photographers that uses Two Brights Light and my couples have been chosen to be published by editors that uses Two Bright Lights to find amazing photos and stories. THANK YOU to our amazing clients, couples and brides and grooms in New York (Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, Bronx), New Jersey, California, Florida, Caribbean, Hawaii, Long Island, and Destination weddings!!!

Thanks again everyone for making Angelica Criscuolo Photography a success! "Like" our Facebook page and follow our newsfeed!

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Wedding Wire and The Knot Best of Wedding Winner Angelica Criscuolo Photography

Best Wedding Photographer New York New Jersey Caribbean Destinations 2014_Two_Bright_Lights_Editor_Choice_Winner_Angelica Criscuolo Photography Large_small-badgeAbout the Photographer: Angelica Criscuolo is an international wedding photographer that also shoots boudoir, portraits and events and provides photo booth services and rental. She has photographed couples in Hawaii, Boston, Florida, California, Philippines, Canada, Barbados and other destination caribbean islands. Angelica continues to  be published in many publications including The New York Times, The New York Daily News – Down The Aisle, Staten Island Live news, Engagement 101 Magazine, Merci New York, Lela New York Weddings, Pretty Pear Bride, The Urban Style NY, Un-Jersey Bride, Engaged Wedding Blog UK, The Knot, Wedding Wire, Brides.com, The Frosted Petticoat and more! She has recently been awarded The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2013 and The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2014 and have also won the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award 2014. Angelica specializes in capturing various vital memories and her goal is to provide the best images for all couples and clients using her background in broadcast journalism and editorial technique. She utilizes natural lighting as well as off-camera lighting to ensure her clients receive beautiful photos from a Style Me Pretty type of natural look to an editorial/dramatic magazine worthy look. Angelica is also a proud member of Professional Photographer of America (PPA) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). On top of capturing weddings, she also provides photo booth option for her clients called the InstaMemory Booth, which is always a hit at any event! She is married to her husband Matthew and they live in Sunnyside Queens, NYC. Angelica would love to hear from you so send an inquiry to book your wedding and engagement sessions at info@angelicacriscuolophotography.com2010-2014 

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New York Wedding Photographer - Winner of Two Bright Lights Editor's Choice Award 2014

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This is an amazing year! We found out that New York Wedding Photographer Angelica Criscuolo Photography did not just win The Knot Best of Weddings Awards and the WeddingWire Couple's Choice Award, but we are also now the winner of the Two Bright Lights 2014 Editors' Choice Award!

We are now part of an exclusive group whose number of published features in 2013 placed Angelica Criscuolo Photography among the top 5% of all Two Bright Lights members!

The award recognizes the hard work and talent required to be repeatedly featured in top magazines and blogs. Among more than 35,000 photographers and vendors competing for publication, the Editors' Choice winners represent the best-of-the-best. woohoo!!!

THANK YOU Two Bright Lights and THANK YOU to our amazing clients, couples and brides and grooms in New York, New Jersey, Long Island, and Destination weddings!!!

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The Knot Best of Wedding 2014 Best New York Wedding Photographer

About the Photographer: Angelica Criscuolo is an international wedding photographer based in New York, NYC that also shoots boudoir, portraits and events in New Jersey, Upstate New York and Long Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Sand Diego, Boston, Miami and Destination Weddings. She has been published in many publications including The New York Times, , Engagement 101 Magazine, Merci New York, Lela New York Weddings, Pretty Pear Bride, The Urban Style NY, Un-Jersey Bride, Engaged Wedding Blog UK, The Knot, Wedding Wire, Brides.com, Style Me Pretty and more! She has recently been awarded The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2013 and The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2014 and have also won the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award 2014 in addition to Two Bright Lights Editors' Choice Award 2014. Angelica specializes in capturing various vital memories and her goal is to provide the best images for all couples and clients using her background in broadcast journalism and editorial technique. Taking photographs to commemorate memories is what she does best and Angelica is very passionate about her work. She continues to hone her craft with the industry’s finest in wedding and commercial photography so her clients only gets the best images. Angelica is also a proud member of Professional Photographer of America (PPA) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). She is married to her husband Matthew and they live in Sunnyside Queens, NYC.

Fuerza Bruta - Happy Birthday to Hubby!

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Last Sunday was hubby's birthday and as a gift not only did we take him out for dinner and wine at our favorite wine bar in our neighborhood, but I also got him tickets to see Fuerza Bruta. He's been wanting to see this show and since it's about to close, I knew this was the best present for him. It was a great show and the aerial water show was just amazing. The audience took part in the experience and were even able to touch the overhead aerial "pool" where dancers jumped up and down with water splashing above. Everyone was probably wondering whether this plastic contraption holding the dancers up above as well as the water falling from the ceiling will hold or break...I was personally praying it will hold since I was not prepared to get soaked. Oh yes, if you end up standing at a certain part of the floor in the venue...you will get wet. Overall, it was a fun experience, lively, and you couldn't help but feel emotion and just dance to the rhythm of the 1+ hour experience. I brought my handy iPhone of course, so enjoy the instagram experience...I know you're oohing and ahhing over my istagram skills :-).

 

 

After the show we headed to City Crab & Seafood restaurant. LOVE lobster...Since it's a special occasion I figured Saturday would be where I can eat a little bit more cholesterol filled meal and tomorrow, Sunday, I'll be good again. I gave up crappy food (junk, pork, beef, coffee, wine/beer/liquor etc.) for Lent....Let's not talk about how silly that all sounds since that would be another conversation regarding my limited meal selection in the next few weeks. Back to today's dinner, we just love it (well not really) when high-end restaurants mess up your order and takes a very LOOONG time to bring your food. We waited the customarily 30+ minutes before inquiring where in the world were our appetizers....At least give us more bread since I'm about to eat my husband. A hungry me is not fun to be around! Ten minutes later our main course arrived...without the appetizers....We were looking forward to the chowder and lobster mac and cheese. The waitress was apologetic and she did forget to order the appetizers so she was willing to give us wine on the house (only for Matt 'cause I still was trying to be good) and give us the lobster mac and cheese as a complimentary meal and an apologetic gesture. OF COURSE we said yes. Last time our food did not arrive was at Sparks Steakhouse in midtown and we pretty much got free wine and all the extra sides complimentary...The moral of the story is...if you're waiting forever for your food, the silver lining is probably free food (maybe not all of it, but something is better than nothing) and getting free wine or drinks is even better! So you may want to hurt someone since you're hungry, but don't worry...if you remain calm and collected, and your approach the manager or waitstaff with your concerns, your stomach will get fed and your wallet may be happier in the end.

Speaking of silver linings, just saw Silver Linings Playbook and it was a very good movie! Go watch it and enjoy.

The Knot's Best of Weddings 2013 Winner - NYC Wedding Photographer

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It's officially announced! NYC Wedding Photographer Angelica Criscuolo Photography has won The Knot's Best of Weddings 2013 award!!!! Buy your copy of The Knot's magazine and see all the winners. I'm so happy that our friends we've worked closely with has won this wonderful award including Kasal NY, and so much more! We also wanted to recognize our friends Ivie Joy Flowers + Events, and My Royal Photo Booth who have both won the Wedding Wire's Bride Choice Awards 2013 as well! Working with the BEST only ensures your wedding will be as you have imagined. LOVE working with amazing people! I know I'm saying this a lot, but thank you to all my fabulous, amazing, spectacular clients, family and friends who supported Angelica Criscuolo Photography from beginning to...well I won't say "the end" because this is just the beginning! Me and Matt appreciate it and are honored that YOU think we're also amazing to be your NYC Wedding and Destination Photographer.

This recognition is definitely something we are very proud of. We promise to keep on working very hard to ensure you all are happy and your photographs, albums, canvas, prints, cards and more are as beautiful as each of you.

With wedding season so close by and Valentine's Day just around the corner, feel free to contact us since consults are always free and coffee and cupcakes are always on me! If you rather let's meet over drinks we're up for that too!

Here's to an amazing 2013 and 2014 season and let's make memorable images together!

Love,

Angelica & Matthew

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About the Photographer: Angelica Criscuolo is an international photographer that shoots weddings, portraits and events. She has been published in many publications including The New York Times, Style Me Pretty, Engagement 101 Magazine, Merci New York, Lela New York Weddings, Pretty Pear Bride, The Urban Style NY, Un-Jersey Bride, Engaged Wedding Blog UK, The Knot, Wedding Wire, Brides.com and more! She has recently been awarded The Knot's Best of Weddings 2013 and is Weddire Wire rated. Angelica specializes in capturing various vital memories and her goal is to provide the best images for all couples and clients. Taking photographs to commemorate memories is what she does best and Angelica is very passionate about her work. She continues to mentor with the industry's finest in wedding and commercial photography so her clients only gets the best images. Angelica is also a proud member of Professional Photographer of America (PPA) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). She is married to her husband Matthew and they live in Sunnyside/Woodside Queens, NYC.

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Happy Holidays | Merry Christmas from NYC Wedding Engagement Photographer

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Happy Holidays!!!! Angelica Criscuolo Photography will be taking it easy within the next few days. I'm heading to the spa for my birthday this Sunday!!! Spending time with my husband relaxing is so much needed. Also spending time with my family and my cute little niece. These few days off will help me recharge and get ready for next  year. I'm still shooting a couple of sessions next, but other than that, if you need to reach me I'll do my best to get back to all emails and messages after the Holidays. Remember, you also have until 12/31/12 to purchase the 2012 Holiday Promotion! (Thanks to everyone who has purchased and paid their retainer for next year!) Save on your 2013 session especially before session pricing goes up next year.

Here's where you can purchase: http://www.angelicacriscuolophotography.com/blog/2012/11/28/2012-holiday-promotion-save-75-on-a-1-hour-session/

With that, I leave you with this Holiday Christmas greeting...FYI, this is how Matt dances.

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About the Photographer: Angelica Criscuolo is an international photographer that shoots weddings, portraits and events. She has been published in many publications including The New York Times, Style Me Pretty, Engagement 101 Magazine, Merci New York, Lela New York Weddings, Pretty Pear Bride, The Urban Style NY, Un-Jersey Bride, Engaged Wedding Blog UK, The Knot, Wedding Wire, Brides.com and more! She has recently been awarded The Knot's Best of Weddings 2013 and is Weddire Wire rated. Angelica specializes in capturing various vital memories and her goal is to provide the best images for all couples and clients. Taking photographs to commemorate memories is what she does best and Angelica is very passionate about her work. She continues to mentor with the industry's finest in wedding and commercial photography so her clients only gets the best images. Angelica is also a proud member of Professional Photographer of America (PPA) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). She is married to her husband Matthew and they live in Sunnyside/Woodside Queens, NYC.

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Angelica Criscuolo Photography has been voted by The Knot as one of the Best of Weddings 2013!!!!

Thank you to all my fabulous clients and family and friends who supported Angelica Criscuolo Photography from beginning to...well I won't say "the end" because this is just the beginning! As always, I'm grateful to that man who supported me through and through and literally picked me up and told me to go to bed when I've been editing and/or working until 3AM or 4AM. Love you honey.

This recognitions is definitely something I am very proud of. I promise to keep on working very hard to ensure my clients are happy and your photographs, albums, canvas, prints, cards and more are as beautiful as each of you.

Happy Holidays!

Love,

Angelica <3<3

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About the Photographer: Angelica Criscuolo is an international photographer that shoots weddings, portraits and events. She has been published in many publications including The New York Times, Style Me Pretty, Engagement 101 Magazine, Merci New York, Lela New York Weddings, Pretty Pear Bride, The Urban Style NY, Un-Jersey Bride, Engaged Wedding Blog UK, The Knot, Wedding Wire, Brides.com and more! She has recently been awarded The Knot's Best of Weddings 2013 and is Weddire Wire rated. Angelica specializes in capturing various vital memories and her goal is to provide the best images for all couples and clients. Taking photographs to commemorate memories is what she does best and Angelica is very passionate about her work. She continues to mentor with the industry's finest in wedding and commercial photography so her clients only gets the best images. Angelica is also a proud member of Professional Photographer of America (PPA) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). She is married to her husband Matthew and they live in Sunnyside/Woodside Queens, NYC.

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AnDestination Wedding in Barbados! - We'll be back December 5, 2012

Hello Fans! Just to let everyone know that Angelica Criscuolo Photography (www.AngelicaCriscuoloPhotography.com) will be away shooting a wedding in Barbados this weekend! We'll return all emails and inquiries on December 5, 2012. That's one way to shoot a winter wedding! Kidding aside, we apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. If you're looking to book your wedding for 2013, remember to do so before the year ends before 2013 pricing takes place on January 1, 2013! I will honor 2012 pricing as long as a retainer is paid by 12/31/12 to book your 2013, or 2014 wedding!

Congratulations in advance to Kristy & Phil and cannot wait to photograph your fabulous wedding at The Crane in Barbados! Thanks to Sarah at Destination Weddings by Beach Bum Vacation/ Beach Bum Vacation for helping us with all our travel and accommodation needs.

 
Hope to post teasers from this fabulous wedding soon! We'll be working with Ivie Joy + Flowers and Events and can't wait to see the overall design Ivie has come up with for our bride and groom!
 
Here's a link to Kristy and Phil's customized wedding website created by Angelica Criscuolo Photography as part of the wedding package! http://kristyphilwedding.angelicacriscuolophotography.com/

 

 

 

 

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About the Photographer: Angelica Criscuolo is a photographer that shoots weddings, portraits and events. She has been published in many publications including The New York Times, Engagement 101 Magazine, Merci New York, Lela New York Weddings, Pretty Pear Bride, The Urban Style NY, Un-Jersey Bride, Engaged Wedding Blog UK, The Knot, Wedding Wire, Brides.com and more! Angelica specializes in capturing various vital memories and her goal is to provide the best images for all couples and clients. Taking photographs to commemorate memories is what she does best and Angelica is very passionate about her work. She continues to mentor with the industry's finest in wedding and commercial photography so her clients only gets the best images. Angelica is also a proud member of Professional Photographer of America (PPA) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). She is married to her husband Matthew and they live in Sunnyside/Woodside Queens, NYC.

 

 

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Hurricane Sandy aftermath in New York City Queens Sunnyside Woodside

A few images from my neighborhood in Sunnyside/Woodside Queens area. Hurricane Sandy uprooted many trees, which fell on cars, homes, and blocked many streets throughout the area. Hope everyone is keeping safe! Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone without any power, are suffering through the flooding, and more prayers to the men and women and City of New York and other cities and states that are working to help everyone during this natural disaster.

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Happy Valentines Day!!!!

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So it's the month of Love and as love-struck men propose to their girlfriends today, ...the big V-DAY, as well as lucky men and women getting married today either in a full ceremony or a simple wedding in City Hall, you can't help but feel the love everywhere. However yore spending today, I just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Valentines Day! Give your loved one, your husband/wife or sibling or mom/dad or friend or whomever, a big hug and a kiss and let them know you love them. Now I'm off to photograph and document a good friend from my childhood get married today!!!! Congratulations Tina and Matt!!!