Mekina excels at drinking coffee in the morning + champagne at night, wearing blue, busting a move on the dance floor... and oh, capturing genuine moments for fun couples in love. Based in the greater NYC area Mekina loves traveling home to TX + NC and around the world whenever she gets a chance.
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This beach engagement session with Devin and Andrew was so much fun to end out the summer. When Devin strolled up in her gorgeous flowing pink floral dress I couldn’t wait to get started! We had so much fun exploring Sandy Hook, NJ and it was great to have tthe beach all to ourselves. Thank […]
A stunning backyard wedding affair in Fair Haven, New Jersey. Samantha + Greg didn’t plan on having a backyard wedding. They had been planning a big 200 + person wedding at a venue in New Jersey with a seated dinner and lots of dancing. Like many others, 2020 had a different plan for them. Sam […]
Bethesda Terrace Engagement Session in Central Park. It was in the midst of Covid, back in March when Matt was making pancakes and curled up next to Billie on the couch. Next thing you know he proposed and they began planning for their 2021 wedding day! We had so much fun dodging the rain around […]
When I met Steph she was just starting out as a wedding videographer with her Husband, Justin. We quickly learned we lived near one another and as our friendship grew, the closeness of our homes did too. It was so fun to do their family session in Morristown, at home. I have had the honor […]
Morristown Engagement Session The Central Park of Morris Plains was the perfect place for Vicki + Anthony’s engagement session. After some exploring we headed to Morristown. We popped over to Jockey Hollow and Anthony resisted pushing Vicki into the pool. We found some gorgeous flowers and I got to know just how these two first […]
An Old Ursuline Convent Wedding with Rachel and Buddy – Rachel + Buddy met in college at Elon University. Rachel had been selected by the fraternity as the fraternity sweetheart. As sweetheart, she served as the “female face” of the fraternity. Buddy was a Sophomore and pledge to the same fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha. When […]
A Central Park Boathouse Wedding – Imagine the movie Bride Wars, without the wars and with all the NYC vibes, including the Plaza Hotel and a reception at the Central Park boathouse. That’s how Kaitlyn’s morning began on her wedding day, sipping champagne in her Plaza Hotel Suite overlooking the City views. The rest of […]
Thank you Liliya + Albert for allowing me to capture you two! It was such a joy capturing the happiness you two bring to one another! Meet the team!PHOTOGRAPHER | MEKINA SAYLORHOST | LAUREN FAIRVENUE | DC RANCH, SCOTTSDALE, AZFLORALS | THE MONARCH FLORALSHAIR + MAKE UP | KENSIGNTON MAKE UPSTYLING | RACHAEL ELLE EVENTSINVITATION […]
Yesterday I celebrated with Kaitlyn and Chris at Bear Brook Valley as they became husband and wife! Kaitlyn and Chris first met in middle school and have been best friends ever since. They didn’t begin dating until after college and that’s when everything fell into place. Chris proposed in Copenhagen, Denmark on her birthday by […]
Ashley and Connor met in college… Well, kind of. They met once. It wasn’t until after college when they bumped into one another at a bagel shop where sparks began to fly. Connor tracked Ashley down on LinkedIn and they started officially dating a couple months later. Connor proposed at The Plaza Hotel and the […]