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  • WELCOME!

    Thanks for visiting our blog. Who is Funico you might ask? In short, we are:

    Husband-and-wife led team. Award-winning New York wedding photographers and videographers. Creative. Reliable. Trusted.

    Our names are actually Alice & James Thompson, not Alice & James Funico (though we've gotten mail addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Funico!) We invented the word "funico" because we wanted a name that you would remember and something with the word "fun" in it. Your wedding is a celebration and all parts of it should be FUN!

    We started photographing weddings in 2004 and have loved it ever since. As demand for our services grew, we built a small team of photographers and videographers who share our passion. As photographers, we will capture the essence of your wedding with candid photojournalism, fine art portraits and amazing landscapes. At the same time, our videographers will provide a cinematic video for you to enjoy and relive for years to come.

    Our goal is to anticipate and capture the smiles from the heart and the FUN of your celebration!

    To see more of our work or to chat about photography or video for your wedding, please drop us a line at (646) 234-8927 or team@funicostudios.com. Look forward to chatting with you!

    Or, visit our website at: www.funicostudios.com



Asmita & Eric’s Wedding Photos at Battery Gardens, NYC

A Hindu ceremony with Western traditions of exchanging vows and wedding rings. A Norwegian wedding cake and a regular wedding cake. Throughout the whole wedding, Asmita & Eric incorporated both of their cultures beautifully (and deliciously with 2 yummy cakes!) A blending of 2 spirits and 2 cultures into 1 – Asmita & Eric, now husband & wife!

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To see a slide show of images of the happy couple, click on:

Sarah & Vinay’s Wedding Photos at Loeb Boathouse, Central Park, NYC

After having an Indian wedding bash in Florida, Sarah & Vinay came back to NYC to host an awesome party at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. First, a Coptic Christian wedding ceremony and then off to the Boathouse with their guests in pedicabs! The pedicabs were a surprise arranged by Vinay’s Dad. What a wonderful idea – LOVE the pedicabs. How very New York!

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To see more photos from Sarah & Vinay’s happy day, click on:

We’ve been asked to join Best of Wedding Photography!

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We are so excited that we’ve been invited to join Best of Wedding Photography! Best of Wedding Photography is a group for top wedding photographers. They have very high standards and membership is by invitation only! They look for photographers who have achieved high levels of success in the industry, with accompanying recognition by brides.

This is the letter we got from them:

We spent time looking over your site and we love both your sense of style and your sense of fun — it infuses every one of your photo stories. We can certainly understand why you have won awards from so many respected wedding organizations i.e. AGWPJA, PPA, WPJA, and WPPI – kudos! And we respect all of the publications that you have been featured in and how your customers have recognized your photography talent.

Your passion, skill and experience are clearly reflected in your imagery. We especially enjoyed your wedding coverage of Michael and Jennifer at Snug Harbor. Overall, we love your bold, fresh, beautiful images that really capture the moments and the honesty of the events you document.

We hope that you will consider our invitation. You’re just the kind of photographer we’d love to see in the group, and we would be honored to count you among our members.

Wow…we feel so honored to be part of this group and are so appreciative to Best of Wedding Photography for their kinds words.

To Best of Wedding Photography – thanks so much for taking the time to look at our photography and we are so excited to be a part your group!

Jenna & Brian’s Wedding Photos at the Liberty House, Jersey City, NJ

When Brian first met Jenna, he knew that there was something special to her. Unfortunately for Brian, Jenna didn’t want to mix business with pleasure, but he persisted and his persistence paid off! Jenna happily became Mrs. Roberts at The Liberty House Restaurant a few weeks ago. Many congrats to the newlyweds!

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To see more photos from their wedding, click on:

Jennifer & Michael’s Wedding Photos at Celebrate at Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY

For their wedding, Jennifer & Michael chose a venue with fantastic architecture reminiscent of days past, Celebrate at Snug Harbor. Michael’s snazzy tuxedo and the peacock feather bouquets held by the ladies complete the look of this stylish wedding! Vintage with an artistic flair – love!

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To see more photos from Jennifer & Michael’s wedding, click on: