Capturing The Extraordinary, The Emotional, The Unexpected

david perlman photography

new york city wedding photography

You want incredible photos. OBVIOUSLY.

you're getting married!

You want incredible photos. OBVIOUSLY.

Average photos would never make the cut. That’s a given.

But what’s not so obvious?

In order to get those incredible photos, you need an incredible connection with the person taking them. 

Think back:
When you two met, I’m guessing there was that little something extra that pulled you in. An initial attraction. An undeniable connection. Something just clicked.

And if you think about it, isn’t that how it should be with your wedding photographer too?

Allow me to explain.

I'm David.

If you’re reading this, I’m guessing there’s an initial attraction to my photos. You've seen something, somewhere that you like. And if so, I love that!

But the truth is…

Those photos happen because of the unique connection I formed with the people in them.

I’ve spent the last 7+ years listening to, serving, and ultimately connecting with these couples. And the result is the natural, real, and incredible photos that led you here today. Yay!

I Love a Good Connection!

“David is not only an epic photographer, but he is also the best person in the world….incredibly warm, kind, and funny, and really tried to get to know us as a couple. We think that really made the difference in how our wedding photos came out. Our photos were nothing short of spectacular - we are beyond thrilled with how they turned out.”-Jack

An Exceptional Experience

i cry at every wedding. literally.

Whether it's the heartfelt sentiments of a toast or witnessing the love and kindness you show each other. There is always a unique moment at every wedding where I get really emotional.

And I want you to know that because even though I've photographed over 150 weddings, each one is real and new and once-in-a-lifetime. Plus, I've been in your shoes. I not only understand the commitment you're making. But I also know how precious these memories are.

​​​​​​​​​​​And I’m committed to creating and supporting a sense of joy and ease for you at all times.

starting now:


01 / Once you reach out, you can expect to hear back from me within a couple of hours. And from there, we'll hop on a call so I can get to know you and what matters to you most. But more importantly, I want to figure out my role in making your experience amazing.


02 / Your turn. Planning a wedding can be stressful and crazy, so it's important that you feel taken care of, comfortable, and special. You probably have a ton of questions floating around in your head. You can ask me anything. And know that I'm more than happy to help.


03 / I'll send over a personalized proposal with collections that are right for you. Because rather than sending you randomly generic packages, I customize this experience based on your wedding, and the details that matter to you - big and small.


04 / You'll find I'm super focused on what's important to you. So much so that if you're not excited about my photography or what I have to offer, I'll encourage you from the very start to keep looking until you find that perfect fit. This day and these photos are that important.

Because honestly, it's not just about that one day or the album of gorgeous photos.


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From the moment we first spoke to David we just had a sense he would be the perfect fit. Our conversations and email exchanges were so full of joy and it helped us to feel excited during the crazy planning process. We are so grateful to have had the pleasure to work with him. Hiring David will be the easiest and best decision you make in wedding planning . -Sarah B.

In The Moment

All weddings have their fill of beautiful moments. Sometimes the moments are big - full of boisterous laughter and epic dance moves.

Sometimes they're small - full of tender tears and a gentle kiss. From the intoxicating excitement to the quiet and intimate lulls.


We were thrilled when we saw the pictures. They've perfectly depicted our wedding day and saved our memory in its most gorgeous form.- Olivia T.

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