Signing the official marriage paperwork prior to the ceremony.
Lacey and Junior were wed on a Friday in early spring. Accompanied by their young daughter and a handful of close friends and family, the young couple were wed in the Queens Borough Hall in New York City. The venue was quite a bustling setting, but nonetheless offered plenty of opportunities to capture joyful and intimate photos.
The couple holds hands and the bride lifts the hem of her dress as they head down the stairs leading to the Office of the City Clerk.
The bride adjusts her groom’s tie as they await their turn in line at the New York City Marriage Bureau.
The bride straightens Junior’s collar as the line pauses to give the young couple their moment.
The bride’s daughter hands a toy lipstick to her grandfather as the family waits for the ceremony to begin.
A friend helps adjust the bride’s lace floor-length gown among the crowd gathered in the NYC Marriage Bureau.
The bride searches her tote for a last-minute item as the couple finds themselves at the front of the line.
The bride and groom beam and giggle at each other as they clasp hands, as they are announced husband and wife for the first time.
The smiling couple strolls through the Queens Borough Hall gardens, hand-in-hand, as light rain mists the trees and brick walkways.