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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Jenna and Chaz’s engagement photography by Mekina Saylor of Mekina Saylor Photography in Dumbo, New Jersey
Morristown Engagement Session Alexis and AJ are all about FUN. And we sure had it for their engagement session. We kicked off their session at Washington Headquarters in Morristown, NJ surrounded by cherry blossoms! We walked the park and headed over to the Morristown green for even more photos of these two being utterly adorable! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
When Claire contacted me saying she wanted to do her engagement session in Central Park and then head to the Top of the Rock I may have swooned when I read the email. Not only have I been dying to shoot at Top of the Rock but both she and her fiancé, Chris are from […]
Facebook posts of proud parents doting on their kids 1st day of school popped up in my newsfeed this week and it catapulted me into wishing I had a time machine. I think we can all relate to wanting more pool days, sandy toes and a nice tan to last through the year and beyond. Luckily, […]
Ali + Ryan met through friends and hit it off from the start. Their romance blossomed in New York City and is where they’ll begin their happily ever after. We headed to Central Park for their engagement session. We roamed around, being all kinds of fancy in Ali’s little black dress from Revolve. These two couldn’t be […]
Remember a couple days a go when it snowed? Not like the big snow, but the little one where it almost felt as if it was a snow warning… more to come? Well for Nicolette and Zach that little snow was a dream come true! The moment Zach proposed, Nicolette was dreaming of having her […]