When Molly and Steve reached out to us looking for a Lake George boat wedding photographer for their big day, we were instantly excited. While we have photographed parts of weddings involving boats, most of our couples have garden estate weddings or weddings on scenic Vermont farms. Getting to document an entire wedding on a boat was such a fun change from what we typically see!
I have spent lots of time at the north end of Lake George, but hadn’t explored the actual Lake George Village. It reminded me so much of the kitschy summer resorts I’ve read about from the 1960’s. Molly and Steve chose to have their small wedding ceremony and reception aboard the Horicon boat. After a first look near the Fort William Henry Museum on land, everyone boarded the boat and enjoyed the view.
Once the boat neared Diamond Island, guests gathered on the open air deck and the Captain begin the wedding ceremony. Molly and Steve chose to get married on Lake George because it holds a special place in their hearts. They’ve both spent lots of time on the lake, and really wanted to share the beauty of the Adirondacks with their guests.
Congrats to Molly and Steve. We are so glad they had the awesome idea to host their super fun wedding on Lake George aboard the Horicon Boat. Scroll down to see some of our favorites from this unique wedding!
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One of the funniest things about this wedding was the drone drama that unfolded. Drones have become a popular part of weddings lately, but rarely do they themselves make for the best subject! This Horicon Boat wedding changed all of that. After the ceremony, Steve sent his new drone up above the boat to capture a photo of everyone. Somehow though, with the speed that the Horicon was moving and the distance of the drone, he lost connection to the drone with his remote. All of a sudden, the drone disappeared.
Everyone on the boat immediately began scanning the sky in hopes of spotting the tiny black dot. The Captain actually turned the boat around! He maneuvered back to where the drone was last spotted, and in a frenzy, someone yelled, “I’ve GOT IT!”. Steve carefully brought the drone back down. It was just out of reach of the best man who just barely tipped it and sent it flying away in mid-air again. The crowd gasped. All hope seemed to be lost, but then someone spotted it! The captain turned off the boat motor again. Steve slowly guided the drone back toward the boat where again the best man gently clasped it between his hands and the wedding guests went wild. It was more excitement than I’ve seen at a wedding in years!
Thanks to the folks at the LG Shoreline for providing such an amazing wedding venue, and to the Captain for helping save the drone! :)