hudson valley romantic wedding

Monteverde at Old Stone in Cortland, NY is one of those venues that is hard to forget once you visit it once. The views of the Hudson River provide this feeling or calm and serenity. I can see why many couples choose this venue during the summer months to have their outdoor ceremony with a magnificent backdrop.


Nicole and Brian were married in a beautiful and romantic ceremony at Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury in Shrewsbury, NJ. I am excited to share highlight images from this amazing day. Congratulations to both. THE COUPLE Brian and Nicole met during their Sophomore year of college. They were studying History and took many of the same classes […]

January 28, 2018


Nassau Inn wedding photos by Monica Mendoza Photography working along Rachel Pearlman I had the opportunity to work with the amazing Rachel Pearlman for this beautiful wedding at the Nassau Inn in Princeton, New Jersey.  

January 14, 2017


A few months ago I met Kelly and Ed at the College of New Jersey for their Engagement Session. This place has a special meaning for them.  I am very excited to capture their big day in November!

September 28, 2015


    I will share a few details of how Jon propose to Lauren in his own words: “Her plan was to come and spend Friday and Saturday down in Maryland. I hardly slept friday night. Saturday morning, she and I hiked up to cliffs overlooking the hills in Harford Country, Maryland. Little did she […]

June 28, 2015


  Being a second shooter for Jennifer Sosa was a dream come true. She is sweet, genuine and she gets to capture the most adorable couples!! This wedding took place at Alder Manor . Second shooting has been a great experience for me and I cannot wait for many more weddings and awesome photographers to […]

November 14, 2014


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