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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 our unique style of "fine art photojournalism." 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, the spontaneous gestures of love, and the rhythm of your celebration.

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

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



Yay…our photos are featured in Manhattan Bride!

We are so excited that our photos of Caitlin & James’ wedding are in the current issue of Manhattan Bride. Beautiful couple. Fabulously rustic, yet chic venue in the Ryland Inn. Rocking party that started with a salsa performance by the bride & groom. What a wedding! Many congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Coletta!


Some more photos of the happy couple and their happy day…

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Darina & Jonathan’s Wedding Photos at the Vanderbilt South Beach

It started raining on August 23rd and it looked like Darina & Jonathan’s plans for an outside ceremony might be ruined. We all kept our fingers crossed and as luck would have it, the sky started clearing. The staff at the Vanderbilt Staten Island worked hard to dry everything off and what a beautiful outdoor wedding it turned out to be!

At the end of the night, the happy couple ended the festivities with a sparkler exit. How fun!

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To see more of Darina & Jonathan’s photos, click on the play button below.

New York State of Mind

We photographed an event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan on Saturday night.  Look at these views from the Met’s roof garden – stunning!  We couldn’t resist capturing a panoramic photo of the Manhattan skyline.

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The next day, we went on a little family excursion to the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz.  And again, we found ourselves standing on a deck looking at another spectacular view.

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Two views of this wonderful state that we live in.  Both taken from the decks of historic landmarks.  One looking south, the other north.  A city view and a country view.  Night and day.  Stunning scenes from 2 completely different worlds, yet only an hour and half drive from each other. What a great state we live in. And another bonus was that both decks had a bar so you could enjoy the views with a drink in hand.

 

Catia & Kosta’s Wedding Photos at Greentree Country Club, New Rochelle, NY

Catia is Portuguese and Kosta is Greek. Both of their heritages were incorporated into their wedding at Greentree Country Club in such a fun way. There were many dances with dollars thrown in the air (a Greek tradition) and the evening ended with duelling dessert trays – “Portugal or Greece, who’s better, we’ll see!” How fun & cute!

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To see more of their wedding photography, click on the play button below.

Jen & Chris’s Wedding Photos at the Liberty House Restaurant, Jersey City, NJ

Jen & Chris have known each other since High School. Little did we know that Jen had a great softball arm until the priest mentioned it in his service! They tied the knot at the Liberty House Restaurant a few weeks ago. In attendance was their adorable little baby girl who brought a smile to the face of everyone who saw her!

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To see more pictures, click on the play button below.