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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!

    Or, visit our website at:

We got the WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award 7 years in a row!

Yay, we got the WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award for 2016! That means that we’re in the top 5% of wedding professionals in terms of quality, service, responsiveness & professionalism – all based on rave reviews from couples. That’s 7 years in a row that we’ve received this award!

To all of our amazing brides & grooms – thanks so much for your kind words!


Denise & Michael’s Wedding Photos at Maritime Parc, Jersey City, NJ

Denise was the 1st of her trio of friends who we will be photographing. All getting married within 6 months of each other and all such sweet & fantastic women!

The day did not start well for Denise & Mike. The annual Tough Mudder was going to take place right in front of Maritime Parc. For those of you who do not know, Tough Mudder is an obstacle course with big mud pits. You come out looking like mud men! They closed Liberty State Park for the event and caused poor Denise & Mike a lot of unnecessary stress. There is a silver lining to everything though – we spoke to the parks department and got to do their first look on the beautiful cobblestoned road. On a normal day, that road would have been filled with cars. And what an absolutely beautiful spot it was for a first look!

There was another surprise waiting for the couple. But this time, it was an unexpected fireworks display at Liberty State Park. How absolutely thrilling for the newlyweds! They toughed it out and boy, did the evening end with a bang!

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To see more photos from Denise & Mike’s wedding, go to: