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  • WELCOME!

    Thanks for visiting our blog. Who is Funico you might ask?

    Husband-and-wife led team. Award-winning New York wedding photographers and videographers. Imagine the photo & video possibilities!

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

    We love everything about photographing weddings! The fun candid moments. Harnessing light to create PHOTOGRAPHIC ART. And giving you amazing photos & videos to enjoy for years to come!

    To chat about photography or video for your wedding, reach out at (646) 234-8927 or team@funicostudios.com. Look forward to chatting with you!



We’re on Momentville’s Hot List for New York Wedding Photographers!

What a great way to start the new year – we just got word that we made Momentville’s 2012 Hot List!  Meaning that of all the wedding photographers in New York, we were among the top in reviews.  To all of our past brides & grooms, thanks so much for your trust in us.  To all of our future happy couples-to-be, we look forward to capturing the fun and unforgettable memories of your wedding day!

Let the “Merry Go ‘Round”

Regardless of your age or religious beliefs, we hope you feel the same joy & excitement during the holidays that our daughter feels during this time of year.  It’s like the “merry-ness” she felt on her first merry-go-round ride.  The ride has lots of pretty lights, music she normally does not hear and pretty decorations.   A festive experience shared by all on the ride!

Merry Holiday Spirit

Let us all spread the merry around as if we are experiencing the holiday season though the eyes of a child.  Enjoy all the the holiday decorations, fanfare, great food, and time with  friends & family as much as a 2-year-old does.  Imagine doing it all on on a sunny, beautiful beach if that helps.

Christmas on the beach

We hope you have a great holiday season and a Funico-tastic new year!

Amy & Andy’s Wedding at Glen Island Harbour Club, New Rochelle, NY

We blog a lot about our pics, but come to think of it, haven’t shared many images from our other photographers.  Here are a few from Rob from Amy & Andy’s wedding.  I share one thing in common with Amy – I’m also one of Rob’s brides.  Rob, along with Agaton, photographed our own wedding a few years ago!  This is our absolute favorite image of the day. What a beautiful ceremony at Glen Island Harbour Club.

To chat about photography for your wedding, call us at 646 234 8927 or CLICK HERE to contact us.

wedding at glen island harbour club new rochelle

Here are some more pics from Amy & Andy’s celebration.  After looking at these photos, I’m sure you’ll agree that Amy and I have one other thing in common – we have great taste in wedding photographers!

 

October 19, 2011 - 10:46 pm

Roberta SInger - These photos are gorgeous. Great job. Can’t wait to see the rest!

Lu & John’s Wedding at Paramount Country Club, NY

They met at a golf course in Beijing so appropriately, Lu & John got married at a golf course.  For their festivities, the happy couple chose the stunning Paramount Country Club (formerly Dellwood Country Club) in Rockland County, New York.  This is our favorite photo from the day.  Look at how lovely this place is with its gorgeous stone walls!

wedding at paramount country club

Below is a sneak peek of images from the wedding.  Fun wedding with games to prove how much John wants to marry Lu, a funky first dance, a casino cocktail hour and a hip hop singing groom – what a day to remember for their friends & family!  It started to pour during their formal portrait session, but with a bit of speedy photo-taking and adjusting for the weather, voila, the newlyweds can still have pictures that capture the country club’s beautiful grounds.  Congrats again to the new Mr. & Mrs. John Hong!

September 13, 2011 - 1:41 pm

Naperville Wedding Photographer - I adore that second to last one- such an adorable moment. The very last one shines thruogh as a intimately captured emotion. Wonderful work!

David & Danny’s Wedding at The Manor, West Orange, NJ

Same sex marriage is now legal in New York – many congrats to the gay & lesbian community!  Before the law passed though, we had actually already photographed a few lesbian and gay weddings.   David & Danny was our most recent happy couple.

And what a memorable couple they are.  Not only are they unbelievably handsome, they’re 2 of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet.

Of course, this wonderful couple would also have a fun wedding party to match.  We know this wedding party better than most since we also photographed the weddings of 2 of the people in the pictures below.  You know what they say – birds of a feather flock together and this is certainly true here since all 3 couples have been so great.

Danny & David’s ceremony was one of the most touching we’ve seen.  Beautiful and with straight-from-the-heart vows that caused a lot of tears to fall.

Their wedding reception at the Manor in New Jersey started off with a bang.  David used to be a choreographer, so their first dance was full of eye-popping moves.

The couple’s friends & family were also not shy about using the dance floor.  We did “dancing group portraits” with them so that they could get a few posed shots with their friends in a fun way.

Some lovely toasts to honor and to entertain…

…and then back to more flipping, jumping and floor-thumping dancing.  The Manor actually raised the room’s chandelier to accommodate the rockin’ party!

Many congrats again to David & Danny.  Here’s to a lifetime of loving & laughing! See you in September at Danny’s nephew’s wedding (and many thanks for recommending us)!

August 3, 2011 - 8:20 am

Boston Photographer - great starting to see gay marriage photography coming through from NY! really nice selection of shots!