Masthead header
The Funico Studios Blog bio picture
  • 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



Winner of the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award, 6 years in a row!

It’s official – we’ve been awarded the 2015 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award! This is the 6th year in a row that we’ve received this honor! That means that year after year, we’ve been in the top 5% of wedding professionals in terms of quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. We love what we do and always try to exceed our couples’ expectations. Receiving an award that shows that we met this goal means a great deal to us.

Many thanks to all of the couples who took the time to write reviews on WeddingWire. It’s always interesting to read them to find out what people think of us. Like being referred to as “photography ninjas.” A bride thanking us for capturing “all of [her] freak out moments”. A groom who noticed that we “climb stuff…sneak outside to take pictures through windows.” Based on the reviews, we’re thinking of making our new name the “creative, organized ninjas!”

To all of our happy couples – thanks so much for your trust in us and we are so very happy that you’ve had a great Funico experience!

Megan & Michael’s Wedding Photos at the Liberty House, Jersey City, NJ

They met at a party and a few weeks ago, they happily became husband-and-wife. Megan & Michael first had a lovely mass and then celebrated at the beautifully-decorated Liberty House in Jersey City, NJ. Many congrats to Michael and his “wee one” (as he so cutely calls Megan) – wishing you years of love & laughter with your “wee one”!

V-0311-_D3S9948
V-0715-_DDD3313
liberty house jersey city nj wedding photo
V-0949-_DDD3859-2
V-1170-_D3S0333

To see more photos from their wedding, click on the play button below.

Melissa & Danny’s Wedding Photography at Nicotra’s Ballroom

2 years ago, we photographed Melissa’s brother’s wedding. A few weeks ago, it was Melissa’s turn at the beautiful Nicotra’s Ballroom! Melissa married her best friend & neighbor, Danny. For Danny, Melissa was literally “the girl next door” since they grew up on the same block! After many years of being friends, they found a lifelong partner in one another. Melissa & Danny – friends forever, partners for life.

D-0252-_3S25701
fun wedding couple at nicotra
D-1170-_D3S8011-2
D-1541-_D3S8282
wedding reception at nicotra

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

Lindsay & Dave’s Wedding Photos at Glen Island Harbour Club, New Rochelle, NY

It was a beautiful September day – perfect day for Lindsay & Dave’s wedding at Glen Island Harbour Club. The day started with Lindsay giving Dave cufflinks in the shape of his favorite animal, the turtle. Adorable & thoughtful gift from an adorable & thoughtful bride! The happy couple then got married in Glen Island’s fabulous chapel and then celebrated & danced the night away. Many congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Sprachman!



S-0732-_3S22509
glen island wedding ceremony
glen island harbour club bride and groom

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