September 2, 2023

A Magical Sunset Affair: Intimate Wedding Cruise around Manhattan Pier

FILED IN: Real Wedding

In the heart of New York City, against the stunning backdrop of the iconic skyline, Liz and Greg celebrated their love in an intimate Manhattan cruise wedding that will forever be etched in their hearts. On the evening of September 2, 2022, the couple embarked on a journey of a lifetime, exchanging vows aboard a luxurious cruise ship as the sun dipped below the horizon.

Liz and Greg’s wedding was photographed on digital, 35mm film, and Polaroid.

Setting Sail

The choice of a cruise around the Manhattan Pier provided Liz and Greg with a unique and picturesque setting for their special day. The gentle sway of the boat, the salty breeze, and the breathtaking views of the cityscape created an atmosphere of unparalleled romance.

Sunset Splendor

As the couple said their “I dos,” the sun began its descent, casting a warm and golden glow over the city. The hues of pink, orange, and purple painted the sky, creating a stunning canvas for Liz and Greg’s love story. The timing of the wedding during the sunset hours added a touch of magic to the ceremony, making it an unforgettable experience for the couple and their guests.

Intimacy Amongst the Waves

With a limited guest list, Liz and Greg ensured that their nearest and dearest were part of this intimate celebration. The smaller gathering allowed for a deeper connection, and the cruise’s cozy setting facilitated meaningful conversations and shared laughter. The couple’s decision to keep the wedding small and intimate created an environment where every guest played a significant role in the joyous occasion.

Dancing Under the Stars

As the sun disappeared below the horizon, the stars emerged, casting a romantic glow on the dance floor. Liz and Greg shared their first dance as a married couple under the night sky, surrounded by the city lights reflecting on the water. The intimate dance floor allowed the couple to savor the moment, creating memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.

Liz and Greg’s intimate wedding cruise around the Manhattan Pier was a celebration of love, breathtaking views, and cherished moments. Against the backdrop of the city that never sleeps, the couple embarked on a journey that blended romance, intimacy, and the magic of a New York sunset. As the cruise sailed back to the pier, Liz and Greg began their new chapter as a married couple, surrounded by the love and warmth of an unforgettable evening on the waters of the Hudson River.

The Polaroids

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Photographer: Ethereal Love Collective

Cruise Line: Cornucopia Cruise Line, The Sundancer

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