UJA-Fed of NY Russian Leadership’s Cook Off

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On February 24, 2011, the UJA-Federation of NY Russian Leadership Division hosted a Cook-Off competition at The JCC in Manhattan.

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Wedding Video Recap – Jill & Julio

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Jill and Julio were married last summer at St. Bridget of Kildare in Moodus, Connecticut and their reception was held at Lake of Isles in North Stonington, CT.

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Wedding Video Recap – Jennifer & Sean

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Jennifer and Sean were married in late October of last year. They started their special day at the Gild Hall in Manhattan and then traveled to St. Mary Gate of Heaven in Queens for their wedding ceremony. Jennifer and Sean exchanged emotional vows in front of their family and friends at the same church where Jennifer’s parents were married decades earlier.

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Wedding Planning by Google

Google Weddings

Leave it to Google to become a part of the wedding industry.  A few days before Valentine’s Day, Google launched “Google Weddings“, a simplified approach towards wedding planning using Google’s free web based tools.

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Valentine’s Day Wedding – Empire State Building

It’s an annual tradition for couples to tie the knot on Valentine’s Day atop the Empire State Building in New York City.  The event is sponsored by TheKnot.com which held an online contest late last year selecting the very best love story submissions.  In all, 14 couples won the opportunity and one of them was Lindenhurst, New York firefighters Sarah Carpino and George Callahan.

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Birthday and Marriage Proposal Dinner Party

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Sherman surprises his girlfriend, Christina, with a birthday party and dinner at her aunt’s house in Franklin Park, New Jersey.  Except it wasn’t simply a surprise birthday party, it was also the setting of a marriage proposal.  After Christina’s family and friends sang “Happy Birthday” to her, Sherman dropped down on one knee and professed his love for her and asked for her hand in marriage.  She lovingly accepted and they will be getting married this May in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

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The Importance of the Wedding Video

*Video Courtesy of Dream Video Productions

If you are solely planning on hiring a photographer to capture the magical moments of your wedding, you may want to think twice after reading this.

Wedding photography certainly has its perks. A photographer can record a kiss, a hug, or even a smile as a beautiful image forever cemented in time. For this reason, couples feel that pictures are all that is needed to document their perfect day. However, pictures are only stills of a single point in time. They are one-dimensional and lacking any back-story or sound. To truly capture a momentous occasion like a wedding, videography is the key.

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WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award 2011

Last week, Chris Fig Productions was informed that it had been awarded another prestigous distinction in the wedding industry.  WeddingWire.com has selected Chris Fig Productions as a recipient of the Bride’s Choice Award 2011 for Wedding Videography.  The wedding website surveys over 750,000 newly married couples annually and only the top 5% of vendors in the WeddingWire community are awarded the title of “Bride’s Choice”.

Chris Fig Productions is grateful to its clients that have taking the time to positively review its services.  Everyday, Chris Fig Productions strives to treat its clients with professionalism and respect, in addition to producing wedding videos that touch the heart.

Best Wedding Videographer: Chris Fig Productions – 646.535.6185

Wedding Video Recap – Caitlin & Michael

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On a lovely summer day, Caitlin and Michael were married at The Woodlands at Woodbury in Woodbury, New York.  Prior to the ceremony, they began the day at the Four Points by Sheraton in Plainview, New York where family, friends, and them dressed up for the big day.  Before Caitlin put on her beautiful dress, she was given a surprise gift from her mom’s friend who had bought silverware at Caitlin’s grandmother’s estate sale years ago.  It was a very emotional moment because the friend had purchased the silverware specifically for Caitlin’s wedding day.

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