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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Cristina and Matt have been best friends since High School. They both grew up in the same town going to the same elementary and middle schools. They spent half their high school years together but never dated, but always stayed good friends. Every time they were home from college, they’d spend time together just as […]

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Pink and Gold Eagle Oak Country Club Wedding with Cristina and Matt

romantic black and white bride and groom on wedding day in new jersey and eagle oak country club
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Thank you Chelsea + Pat for allowing me to capture your amazing weekend! It was such a joy capturing the happiness you two bring to your friends, family and of course to one another! Meet the team!Photographer – Mekina Saylor WeddingsVenue – The Florham Estate at Fairleigh Dickinson UniversityChurch – St. Vincent MartyrHair + make-up – Depasquale SpaFlorist – Chester Florist: Mary Ellen AllcockVideographer- […]

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Florham Park Estate at Fairleigh Dickinson University Wedding with Chelsea and Pat

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Fripp Island Wedding Day – Meet Laura and Patick. They’re having THREE WEDDINGS! That’s right, you read that correctly… THREE! The first one was in Kansas City, the 2nd one was in Fripp Island, SC and in August they’ll complete their wedding season in Germany. Patrick is from Kansas, Laura is from Germany and most […]

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Fripp Island, SC Wedding with Laura & Patrick

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Bear Brook Valley Wedding – Kami and Ryan met in college and got engaged in December while on vacation with his family in Cabo. They went for a walk on the beach at sunset and he got down on one knee. They celebrated with champagne (and margaritas… my kind of girl) with his family that […]

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Bear Brook Valley Wedding with Kami and Ryan

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Planting Fields Arboretum Wedding – Christina and Kevin planned their Planting Fields Arboretum Wedding to perfection. After scouting for the dreamiest location to bring their wedding visions to life, they found Planting Fields Arboretum in Long Island, NY. It was the ideal combination of lush greenery and stunning architecture that Christina wanted to incorporate. Their […]

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Planting Fields Arboretum Wedding with Christina & Kevin

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Portia + Elliot had the perfect wedding day! We’re talking clear blue skies, just enough breeze to not be too hot or too cold, and picture perfect locations all throughout Newport. These two met in Castine, Maine where Portia spent most of her childhood summers. They were on a mutual friends boat and “just hanging […]

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The Vanderbilt Grill, Newport Wedding Day with Portia and Elliot

Newport, RI Wedding Day Photography by Mekina Saylor
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Thank you Kelly + Greg for allowing me to capture your amazing day! It was such a joy capturing the happiness you two bring to your friends, family and of course to one another! Meet the team!Photographer – Mekina Saylor Weddings Venue – CV Rich Mansion 2nd Photographer – Karina Mekel Caterer – Caperberry Events […]

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CV Rich Mansion Wedding with Kelly + Greg

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Thank you Brittany + Nick for allowing me to capture your amazing day! It was such a joy capturing the happiness you two bring to your friends, family and of course to one another! Meet the team!Photographer – Mekina Saylor Weddings  / Venue – The Hangar at Candlelight Farms / Florist – Diane Gaudett / Hair […]

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The Hangar at Candlelight Farms Wedding with Brittany & Nick

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A Glen Island Harbor Club Wedding – Karina and David met through friends at a party. They didn’t exchange numbers the first time they met but would constantly be drawn to one another whenever their friends would have get togethers. They began their relationship just as friends but as you can see it has blossomed […]

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Glen Island Harbor Club Wedding with Karina + David

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A Pleasantdale Chateau Wedding Day – Taryn and Francis met in law school and started dating just one semester before graduation. They dated for 5 years and right before Francis proposed, they bought their first home together – an apartment in Hoboken, New Jersey. Their proposal story is the perfect example of improvisation when things […]

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Pleasantdale Chateau Wedding with Taryn + Francis

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