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    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 Look forward to chatting with you!

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Yael & Josh’s Wedding Photos at Studio 450, NYC, NY

Yael & Josh got married on June 28, a beautiful day to celebrate the love they had for each other. June 28 also happened to be 2 days after the Supreme Court declared that same sex couples all over the country can legally marry. NYC was in a festive mood – the gay pride parade was marching, fireworks were lit and the Empire State Building glowed rainbow bright! Yael & Josh’s venue Studio 450,with its wall of windows and fabulous view of the Empire State Building, was in a perfect spot to see it all.

Yael & Josh are perfect for each other.  You can just tell from the way that she looks at him, the way they smile at each other and the way they look so incredibly happy.  Precious moments captured forever in photos.  Many congrats to Yael & Josh – may you always look at each other as you did on June 28!

studio 450 wedding photo

studio 450 wedding ceremony

We loved photographing at Studio 450.  Wonderful loft space all in white and with windows everywhere.  You can decorate it however you’d like and Yael truly has impeccable taste.  Look at this table so fabulously set.  Love the look of the table itself.  Plus the gold runner and the 2 boxes of flowers on top… the effect is so, so stylish & elegant!  Love!

studio 450 wedding portrait of bride & groom

Fireworks & a rainbow Empire State Building – we had to take this historic opportunity to get some photos of Josh & Yael with them!

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

Rachel & Josh’s Wedding Photography at Paramount Country Club, NY

Rachel is a woman after my own heart – like me, she has not met a sweet that she doesn’t like! The couple got married at Paramount Country Club and instead of cake, they fed each other ice cream. How unique, special and “totally them.”

Very sweet couple, beautiful day, picture-perfect venue – what a wedding!

paramount country club bride and groom

paramount country club wedding photo

To see more photos of their happy day, click on the play button below.

Alix & Michael’s Wedding Photos at Greentree Country Club, Westchester, NY

Alix & Michael met in High School. Actually, it’d be more accurate to say that Mike fell in love with Alix when he met her in High School! Years later, the couple happily wedded and celebrated with a big fun party at Greentree Country Club. Many congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Kossack!

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greentree country club wedding ceremony

Love this photo of the toast! Love, love how we got Mike’s brother as a reflection in the winodw!


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

Denise & Paul’s Wedding Photos at Giando on the Water, Brooklyn, NYC

We were so excited when Denise contacted us about her wedding. She had been a dancer on Saturday Night Fever, a movie that we love! Keeping with her dance roots, she now has a studio where she teaches dance. When we heard that, we had to seize the opportunity to do a unique photo shoot at the studio and boy, did Denise & we all have fun!

Paul really married an amazing woman. It really says something about Denise that all of her little students took the time to come out to do this special photo shoot with her. A lot of them had flowers and cards and gave her big hugs – you could tell that they all love her.

The happy couple’s ceremony & reception were all held at Giando on the Water. To get married in front of such breathtaking views of New York’s bridges and skyline – WOW is all we can say.

giando on the water wedding photo

To see more photos of Denise & Paul’s happy day, click on the play button below.

Johana & Jeremiah’s Wedding Photos in New Rochelle, NY

Johana first met Jeremiah one morning while he was cooking eggs for his housemates in college. They struck up a conversation and both knew they had just met someone very special. So much so that their relationship still flourished even while Jeremiah finished his Masters Degree in Nuclear Engineering in Florida and Johana worked as a teacher in New York. While Nuclear Engineering is very impressive, we think Jeremiah has met his match since Johana can speak 5 different languages fluently!

Not only do they have the gift of intelligence, they are blessed with just as much love and passion for each other. As you can see from the photos, the emotions were flowing during the ceremony.

Johana recently wrote a review about us and in it, she talked about our “bright smiles and positive energy” on their wedding day. When you spend a day with this couple, you have no choice but to be happy since their happiness is so contagious!

To Johana & Jeremiah – wishing you many more years of happiness together!

greentree country club bride and groom
greentree country club picture of bride by water