Mr. + Mrs. Davidson | Elegant Ashton Gardens Atlanta Wedding

Matt and Emily were seriously ideal clients.  I could tell right from the beginning that Emily is a planner.  The day was detailed and planned to perfection, but you couldn't glean an ounce of stress from her.  The aesthetics were beautiful!  When I get married one day (hopefully), I might just get Emily to plan it for me. These two are just as beautiful on the inside as they are on the outside.  Their ceremony was full of love and I enjoyed getting to hear more of their story and seeing Matt's twin brother "give him away" too. :)  It was a lovely day and I'm so thankful to have gotten to be a part of it!

Congratulations Mr. + Mrs. Davidson!

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How/ Where did you meet?

One of the best parts of our story is that it begins in our favorite place on earth: Auburn University. During undergrad at Auburn, I often noticed Matt and thought he was a cutie ;) but our paths never seemed to cross. It wasn't until the Summer of 2015 that our friend groups intersected and we became fast friends! As our schedules majorly picked up the pace, we kept in touch, but didn't really reconnect again until Spring of 2016. We had our first date in Auburn, eating popsicles on Samford lawn. With Matt, I knew there was something special, so I was excited when we became more "official" while watching fireworks at the beach on 4th of July!

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How did he propose?

Matt had my friends trick me into thinking I was going to a Chick-Fil-A corporate party on top of the Glenn Hotel in Atlanta. But on October 21, 2017, at the rooftop over-looking Atlanta, Matt asked me to marry him. It was one of the most joyous days and we are beyond grateful for the Lord's faithfulness to both of us.

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Describe your fiance in 3 words.

Matt describing Emily: Loyal, classic, and loving

Emily describing Matt: Consistent, kind-hearted, and hard-working

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What are you looking forward to most about being married?

I think we are both most excited about the opportunity to go through the ups and downs of life together. We are a team and we are so excited to make a lifetime of memories together!!

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Photography | Holly Von Lanken Photography

Second Shooter | Danielle Hulsey

Getting Ready Venue | Hotel at Avalon

Venue | Ashton Gardens Atlanta

Dress Store | The White Magnolia

Cake | Gabriel's

Paper + Calligraphy | Alex Fly Designs

Florist | Stylish Stems

Hair and Make Up | Irrelephant

Band | 4 Barrel Funk, Music City Gardens

Kelsey + Kevin | Midtown Engagement Session | East Pole Coffee Co

Kelsey and Kevin met many years ago and are now ready to tie the knot! For their engagement session, Kelsey asked if I had been wanting to shoot anywhere (a photographer's dream!) so I mentioned, that if they were coffee people, there was a really cool coffee shop called East Pole Coffee Company.  I contacted the owners (who you may recognize from their modeling days at the Big Fake Wedding) and we started planning!  After the coffee shop, we headed over to a nearby park for some outdoor photos and photos with the pups!

I can't wait for their wedding next year at Summerour Studio with one of my favorite planners, Taylor Doehrman

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Mr. + Mrs. Morris | Peachtree Road United Methodist Church Atlanta Wedding

Shea and Brad had a very intimate wedding ceremony at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church followed by a family dinner at the St. Regis.  I'm so glad that they valued hiring a professional photographer to capture some portraits after their closed door ceremony because it's true that these photos will last a lifetime.  My hope for every client is that they can look back on these photos for years to come and remember what a special day it was and the promises that they made to each other.   

Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Morris!

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Happy Mother's Day! | Mindful Motherhood

In honor of Mother's Day this Sunday, I thought I'd give a little shout out to one amazing mom, Katie Tuttle! You've probably seen her face around here before, but I just wanted to share a few fun photos from her daughter's first birthday party last weekend!  So I glad I get to be Aunt Holly to my friends' kids too (or Holly Baby if you ask Teddy). If you want to follow Katie's motherhood journey and postpartum yoga practice, you can find her on Instagram HERE.

Happy Mother's Day to all the mommas out there! 

(don't worry, we'll be back to your regularly scheduled programming of all the weddings shortly)

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Oh Henry! | Atlanta Maternity Session | Whittier Mill Park

I got to spend time recently with one of my favorite wedding planners and friends, Brianne of Brianne McMullan Events and her husband at Whittier Mill Park to document this moment in time before the arrival of their first child, Henry! I can't wait to meet this little boy who is already so so loved.  I'll be dancing like the emoji lady when he decides to arrive!

Also, if you need a wedding planner, check this lady out.

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Lani + Brendan | Atlanta Engagement Session

Lani and Brendan love taking their dogs for walks and going on dates at their local neighborhood joints, so for their engagement session that's exactly what we did!  We went over to their neck of the woods and started off with them and their cute pups on the Beltline, stopping in at Ladybird and finishing our stroll at Krog Street Market.

We then headed over to the Cator Woolford Gardens for some more romantic shots of them in the garden.  If you've been in Atlanta recently, you've experienced the wide range of temperatures the past couple of weeks and just to give you some perspective, it was in the 40s for Lani and Brendan's engagement session, but you would never know it by their warmth both in personality and their relationship.  

 

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Mr. + Mrs. Belote | Atlanta History Center Wedding | The Swan House

Catherine and Michael's wedding day could not have been more beautiful.  They said their vows at the Swan House on an uncharacteristically warm day in February.  Catherine's beautiful Modern Trousseau dress was adorned with lovely lace for the ceremony and then replaced with a beaded belt for the reception.  The florals by Andy Beach & Co were out of this world beautiful from her flowing bouquet to the peacock feather centerpiece in the middle of the custom golden sided bar built especially for them.  The couple danced the night away on the dance floor with their custom wedding logo to the greatest DJ, Amp'd Entertainment.  The day went off without a hitch due to Brianne McMullan Events and her team and I also loved getting to work with one of my favorite videographers, APV Wedding Films and can't wait to see the film.  I loved getting to photograph this classy couple, who I might add, had some of the best dance moves I've ever seen.

Congratulations Mr. + Mrs. Belote!  Thank you for letting me be a part of your day!

To see more of this lovely couple:

Catherine's Bridal Portrait Session

Catherine and Michael's Engagement Session

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Venue | Atlanta History Center

Photography | Holly Von Lanken Photography

Wedding Planning | Brianne McMullan Events

Floral Design + Rentals | Andy Beach & Co

Videography | APV Wedding Films

Second Shooter | Karly Richardson

Cake | Lush Cakery

Paper | Hi Note

Caterer | Affairs to Remember

Hair + Makeup | Formal Faces

DJ | Hollon with Amp'd Entertainment

Ceremony Strings | Piedmont Strings

Dress | Modern Trousseau

Shoes | Jimmy Choo

 

Pure Joy | Yellow Inspiration | National Cathedral School | Washington DC Wedding Inspiration

I had the privilege of traveling to Washington DC for the Jeremy Chou Workshop there last August.  One of my favorite days was our shoot at the National Cathedral School - home of the Washington National Cathedral.  

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In the words of Elizabeth Gopal of East Made Event Company, "Yellow. An often underutilized color in fine art wedding design, yellow exudes joy, happiness, and cheer. Goethe wrote, “We find from experience that yellow excites a warm and agreeable impression… The eye is gladdened, the heart expanded and cheered, a glow seems at once to breathe toward us.” Coming from a desire to demonstrate how the boldest, sunniest color can be elegantly subdued, the inspiration for this bridal session was drawn from the blush tulle, rose gold sequins, and yellow appliqué flowers on an exceptionally designed Emily Riggs gown. 

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Paired with a second, equally detailed, white gown, the yellow color also shines in the floral arrangements by Sophie Felts and in the vintage glassware, originally owned by stylist Elizabeth’s great-grandmother. More minimal elements, like the invitation suite by Julie Ha and a vintage ostrich feather fan, balance the appliqué embellishment. Photographed in the newly renovated chapel and on the back lawn of the National Cathedral School in Washington, DC, the shoot mimics the bridal portrait elements of a real wedding day. Our bride is first posed in front of large windows for portraits, and later, gracefully swishes her gown on the lawn behind the impressive European-style architecture of the school. Dainty tablescape and dessert displays round out our details, ensuring that the overall design is “warm and agreeable” indeed. "

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Photography: Holly Von Lanken Photography

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Workshop: Jeremy Chou Photography

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Creative Direction: East Made Event Company

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Florist: Blossom + Vine

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Calligraphy: Julie Ha Calligraphy

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Hair & Makeup: Georgetown Bride

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Desserts: Fleur and Flour & Black Pearl Tarts

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Gowns & Gold Crown: Emily Riggs Bridal

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Ring: Susie Saltzman

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Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes

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Rentals: White Glove Rentals

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Model: Haley from Modelogic http://modelogicmidatlantic.com/ @modelogic
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Ribbon: Frou Frou Chic

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Styling Surface: Simply Rooted

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Venue: National Cathedral School

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Mr. + Mrs. Askew | Ashton Gardens Wedding

I recently had the pleasure of photography Ryan and Sydney's wedding at Ashton Gardens with Evan and Jenna Creative.  This wedding was so sweet and also beautiful!  It was a cold December day, but you wouldn't know that through their warm, loving photos.  Below are some highlights from their big day!

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Sydney's dress was custom made for her by a family friend and it was gorgeous as well as unique.

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Ryan was recently drafted to the Tampa Bay Rays organization as a pitcher.  How perfect is this groom's cake for him?

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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Askew!

Bridal Portrait Session | Atlanta History Center | The Swan House

So excited that I can finally share these images with you all!

With only two weeks away from saying, "I do," we set out for the Swan House to photograph Catherine's bridal portrait session.  Southern Weddings explains that the history of the bridal portrait originated in Europe with families commissioning a bridal portrait painting to commemorate the special occasion. Back then, people didn't hire wedding photographers and photos were often taken before the wedding day.  Through the years, its trickled down and became a tradition of Southern Debutantes whose photo would be displayed at the wedding near the guest book and then hung in her parents' home.  Now, it's become a great way to have a hair and make up trial and be more comfortable in front of the camera before the big day in addition to being one more thing I love about the South.

Venue | The Atlanta History Center

Planner | Brianne McMullan Events

Hair and Makeup | Formal Faces

Shoes | Jimmy Choo

Dress | Modern Trousseau

Florals | Andy Beach

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You Might Be A Thief: The Common Practice of Copyright Infringement

Here’s a startling reality - you’re probably guilty of copyright infringement or at minimum, know someone who is.  

Today, I want to talk you about Copyright - something that most of us don’t know much about and hopefully offer a bit of education for both photographers and everyone else.*

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What is Copyright?

"Under the Federal Copyright Act of 1976, photographs are protected by copyright from the moment of creation.” That means that at the moment that shutter clicks - whether it’s on your phone or a $3000 camera, you own that photo - pretty cool right?

If you reproduce an image that you did not create, whether on social media, your website, or physical print, and you do not have permission from the owner - it is theft.  

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How does that apply to me? 

Whether you’re a photographer or not, you may have very easily committed this crime or have had it committed against you without realizing it.

Like me, most of you probably haven’t read Instagram’s Terms of Use.  However, I’d like to highlight a very interesting section for you.  Under the section, Rights, #4 it reads - 

"You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through the Service or otherwise have the right to grant the rights and licenses set forth in these Terms of Use; (ii) the posting and use of your Content on or through the Service does not violate, misappropriate or infringe on the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property rights; (iii) you agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owed by reason of Content you post on or through the Service; and (iv) you have the legal right and capacity to enter into these Terms of Use in your jurisdiction.”

Have you ever seen a photo on Instagram, Pinterest, or even Google images - saved it and posted it on your website or your Instagram account? That’s theft. Maybe you gave credit to the original photographer? Still theft.  If you don’t have permission, it is stolen and you've violated Instagram's terms of use. Side note: It’s even harder to find the original on websites like Pinterest.

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Alright, you’ve convinced me, I’m a thief.  What do I do if I’m not a photographer who can create their own images?

  1. Hire a photographer to do some branding photos for you.
  2. If you see a photo you want to use, ASK for it.  Many photographers want the exposure and are more than willing to let you use their image.  Personally, if I have worked with vendors at a wedding, I am more than happy to share those images with them.  It helps all of us in the wedding industry. 
  3. Expect to pay - if you ask for an image, they may let you use it, but if you’re a business trying to sell something and you want free images for advertising, that may not happen.  If you’re making money off of someone else’s work, they need to be paid too.
  4. Use stock photography (not google images) - there are many stock photography websites out there - some even free.  

 

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Someone has stolen my images - HALP! What do I do?

  1. Screenshot the image for your records.
  2. They may not realize what they’ve done is illegal.  Take a moment to be flattered that they like your work, but then educate them. DM or email them letting them know that they are violating copyright law - reference the terms of use if necessary.
  3. Ask for payment (you set the price) or for them to remove the photo. As photographers, we make our living off of our photographs and we can’t afford to live on “exposure”… but that’s another topic…

If it gets really intense, there are more aggressive routes.  Format.com offers some great guidance HERE.

Have anything you think I should add? Have any experience with this yourself? Let me know in the comments below!

*I’m not a lawyer, but would encourage you to reach out to one if you’d like a deeper understanding of copyright laws.

All images from our Minimalist Styled Shoot

Mr. + Mrs. Harrison | Sanctuary Estates | Cleveland, GA

This wedding was so full of sentimental details and nostalgic moments.  I have known Tori's family all growing up and was friends with her brother and his now wife.  Her grandfather was even my bus driver when I was in Elementary school! There were so many blasts from the past for me at this wedding and it was so special to see Tori and Will become husband and wife after so many years.  I'm so thankful they allowed me to play a part in this special day!  Some of my favorite moments included Tori and her father arriving by horse drawn carriage and their epic Father-Daughter Dance!

Venue | Sanctuary Estate, Cleveland, GA

Dress | Winer, Winnie Couture

Cake, Catering, and Florals | Tim at GG Events

Make up | Bombshell Creations

Hair | Shannon Davis, Kuts n Kurls

DJ | David Osbourne, Sound Insights

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How/ Where did you two meet?

Will and I met in the 8th grade. I was the third wheel while he was on a date with one of my bridesmaids Allie Benton. I "apparently" spilled sweet tea on him that night, because I didn't like him.

How did he propose?

Will blind folded me and took me on a picnic to his grandmothers land and proposed in the woods.

What are you looking forward to most about being married?

Being able to wake up next to Will in the morning.

Rachael + Travis | Piedmont Park Engagement | Atlanta Photographer

This lady may look familiar because she was a bridesmaid in Chelsea and Justin's Wedding last month.  For their engagement session we went on a stroll through Piedmont Park and stopped at a few favorite spots along the way.  Rachael and Travis were high school sweethearts and now they're finally tying the knot!  Can't wait for this sweet couple's wedding at the Cator Woolford Gardens!  

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Mr. + Mrs. Campbell | The Engine Room | Monroe, GA Wedding

I met Chelsea many years ago when we were just preteens so it was so special that I was able to be there to capture her Wedding Day.  Justin is the perfect fit for her and I am so excited for them both as they start their new life together. The wedding day itself was so full of sentimental details and people.  Justin's grandfather officiated the ceremony and family friend, Jeff Foxworthy, hosted a special "dollar dance" where guests paid to share a quick dance with the bride.  They also incorporated their love of UGA with a red pom pom exit!  

Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Campbell! 

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Setting The Mood | Anderson House | Washington, DC

Last August, I had the pleasure of traveling to Washington DC for the Jeremy Chou Workshop where we were able to participate in a few different shoots.  The inspiration for this shoot was "Setting the Mood".  It turned out that this day was dark and dreary outside which helped in setting the mood for us.  Shooting inside with little light proved a bit difficult for film and was definitely a learning curve for me, but Jeremy taught us a little about pushing film and shooting hybrid and below are the results.  A big thank you to Jeremy and to Elizabeth for her vision and direction.   

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Photography: Holly Von Lanken Photography

http://www.hollyvonlanken.com/ @hollyvonlanken

Workshop: Jeremy Chou Photography

http://www.jeremychou.com/ @jeremychouphotography

Creative Direction: East Made Event Company

http://www.eastmadeevent.com/ @eastmadeeventco

Florist: Wild Green Yonder

http://www.wild-green-yonder.com/ @lori_tran

Calligraphy: Julie Ha Calligraphy

http://www.juliehadesign.com/ @juliehacalligraphy

Hair & Makeup: Georgetown Bride

http://www.georgetownbride.com/ @georgetownbride

Cake: Fleur and Flour

https://www.fleurandflour.co/ @fleur.and.flour

Gowns: Emily Riggs Bridal

https://www.emilyriggsbridal.com/ @emilyriggsofficial

Hairpieces and Earrings: Maggie Wu

https://www.maggiewustudio.com/ @maggiewustudio

Rings: Susie Saltzman

https://www.susiesaltzman.com/ @susiesaltzman

Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes

https://www.bellabelleshoes.com @bellabelleshoes

Models: Patrick and Fontaine from Modelogic

http://modelogicmidatlantic.com/ @modelogic @patrickkearney_official @fontainelexis

Furniture Rental and Tabletop: White Glove Rentals

http://whiteglove-rentals.com/ @whitegloverentals

Candlesticks

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Ribbons: Frou Frou Chic

http://www.froufrouchic.com/ @froufrouchic

Styling Surfaces: Simply Rooted

http://simplyrooted.co/surfaces/ @simplyrootedsurfaces

Venue: Anderson House

http://www.societyofthecincinnati.org/ #andersonhouse

Alex + Tim | Piedmont Park Engagement Session

I absolutely loved getting to meet and spend time with Alex and Tim.  They are so sweet with one another and for their engagement session we went to Piedmont Park where Alex and Tim had their first date.  I can't wait for their wedding next Fall at the Taylor Grady House in Athens, GA!

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Emily + Matt | Cator Woolford Gardens Engagement

I'm so glad I got to finally meet these two and photograph them for their engagement session at Cator Woolford Gardens.  Emily and Matt met while at Auburn and will say I do this summer at Ashton Gardens and I can't wait!

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Mr. + Mrs. Sherer | Monday Night Brewing Wedding

I loved getting to be a part of Wendy and Chris' big day at Monday Night Brewing.  Every detail about this day was true to this couple and their 70s Bohemian vibe.  The ceremony was beautiful and intimate outside at Monday Night Brewing's patio.  Even down to the music -only 70s and 80s music allowed - this couple stayed true to their theme and themselves.  Thank you for letting me share in this special day, Mr. and Mrs. Sherer!  Congratulations!

How did he propose?

He proposed at Smyrna Market Village, where we met and had our first date.  Our friend, Ally LeFevre, hid behind bushes and snapped photos of Chris proposing.  It was such a sweet gesture for her to record this special moment.

Describe your fiance in 3 words:

Sincere, Generous, and Passionate

What are you looking forward to most about being married?

I am looking forward to sharing new experiences with Chris. Both the big things like traveling to Europe and the little things like coming home to him every night.

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Photographer | Holly Von Lanken Photography

Venue | Monday Night Brewing

Hair and Make Up | Margaret Snider

Shoes | The Loft

DJ | Chris Watson of Lethal Rhythms DJ

Caterer | Happy Belly Food Truck

Floral | Candler Park Flowers

HVL Photo Travels | Christmas in New York

Last December, my mom and I took a spontaneous trip to NYC.  I got tickets to the Jimmy Fallon Monologue Rehearsal and then not much convincing was needed for us to use up my parents hotel credit card points, some skymiles, and book a trip to New York... in December... where dreams come true.  Seriously though, New York at Christmas time is kind of magical.  Everything is decorated and it just feels happy.  In the book, "1000 Places to See Before You Die" there's a whole section devoted to NYC at Christmastime.  I think I might need to start making annual treks to New York.  There's always something new to see.  This time we were in the city for only a few days, but we got to do and see some new and exciting things!

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Day 1 - December 10, 2016

We got to the city, dropped off our bags at the hotel and started to stroll around the city.  We went to go see the New York City Public Library, wandered by the Chrysler Building, went into St. Patrick's Cathedral across the street from 30 Rock and did a quick trip into Macy's, who's storefronts are definitely worth a see.  

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One thing to note is that apparently lots of people are there to also see all of the Christmassy things so foot traffic by Rockefeller Center was pretty nuts. Oh, also, apparently Santa Con was going on so there were Santa's EVERYWHERE.

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Day 2 - December 11, 2016

We hopped on the subway and headed over to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  I'd seen the outdoor memorial before, but hadn't had a chance to go into the museum.  It is definitely worth the trip.  It is one of the most somber museums I've ever been in.  One reason is that anyone 20+ is old enough to remember that day and how it made them feel.  To see and relive that day is sobering.

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After the museum, we took a train under the river to Brooklyn.  Next time I go, I want to hang out in Brooklyn more.  We got pizza at Grimaldi's in DUMBO and took some photos by the water because that was one of the reasons this photographer wanted to go there. Side note on Grimaldi's - apparently the Original Grimaldi's was in a smaller building a few doors down from this one.  Then they got bigger and moved to the building pictured.  Then in the 90s Grimaldi sold his pizzeria and rights to his name to the now owner, Ciolli.  Here's where it gets good - a few years ago, Grimaldi opened up a new pizzeria in the original Grimaldi's place with it's original brick ovens!  Since he couldn't use his own name, the new/old place is now called Juliana's.  So, which one is the real deal? Next time I'm there, a trip to Juliana's will be on the list.

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After pizza, we walked across the Brooklyn Bridge!  This was also on my list of things I wanted to do and let me tell you, it was freezing, but worth it! It started snowing an hour or so later when we went to a market set up in one of the squares where my friend, Tiffany was working!

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That night we went and saw Matilda on Broadway, which was awesome and TKTS pulled through for us.  We had only enough time to run back to the hotel real quick, but we made it the theater and seats were great.

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Day 3 - December 12, 2016

The day we left, we went and got some Stumptown Coffee, went to look at the giant tree at Rockefeller Center and then piddled around while we waited to see Jimmy! 

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Quick shout out to my friend, Kristen for snagging a photo of us!  This was the day that instagram live was new to Instagram and Jimmy Fallon was testing it out during his monologue rehearsal that we were at!  KP saw us when the paned over the audience and took a screenshot! MVP.

What are some of your favorite things to do in NYC? What should we do next?