Kate Schaefer


Brooklyn Wedding Photographer

Raised in California and refined in NYC, Kate’s approach to photography strikes a balance between West Coast calm and East Coast cool. Kate began her work as a photographer after a winding road through film production and event management which instilled in her the observational eye and focused approach required to capture weddings. Kate delights in the many small, special moments of a wedding day and brings that curiosity and joy to all of her pursuits.

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Ben + Emily

Wowwwwww! These photos are perfect in every way. Kate captured the tenderness and joy of our wedding day so beautifully. We're so glad she was there, and so grateful that she created such magical memories for us.”

— Ben + Emily
Megan + Annie

Kate was warm, kind and wonderful to work with! We all felt we could just be ourselves even knowing we were being photographed, which made the photos all that more authentic and beautiful.

— Megan + Annie
John + Maria

Kates images of our wedding day are beyond what we could have imagined! We are so grateful for these amazing memories, we are speechless.

— John + Maria
Caitlin + Maggie

Kate is fantastic and so talented -- we couldn't possibly recommend her more. She was an amazing wedding photographer and incredibly fun to work with; she is unbelievably patient and flexible, totally able to read the room and go with the flow. We are so grateful and our photos are wonderful!

— Caitlin + Maggie

Kate's Journal

August 12

Brooklyn Winery Wedding: A Perfect Pairing // Amy + Kevin

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September 23

A Wedding at Phoenicia Diner in the Catskills

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October 28

An Autumn Wedding in Hudson Valley

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February 15

Tropical Brooklyn Botanic Garden Wedding // Ashley + Brendan

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June 15

Croatia by Sea

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May 15

Shady Acres Farm Wedding

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October 25


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