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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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 […]
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 […]
When I arrived to Becca and Sam’s venue there was not a cloud in the sky and it was so sunny it almost hurt to be outside in the heat. By the time we were ready for portraits some clouds started coming in and we could feel a little breeze coming in. We were able […]
The day was absolutely perfect. I walked to the back of the beautiful Bonnet Island Estate and I just couldn’t contain my smile. Their blue barn filled with pink peonies, white roses and gorgeous greenery literally turned my eyes into that heart eyed emoji and I was floored with excitement and joy of getting to […]
Emma grew up on the campus of The Lawrenceville School. When Emma and Terrence met in college she knew something was different with him. Terrence was the first guy Emma brought home to her family and her two younger sisters immediately liked him. Between Emma’s childhood memories on the campus and their shared memories when […]
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 […]
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- […]