Groom wedding suit and shoes at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Groom wearing a wedding shoe and cufflink at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Groom wedding celebration sake drink at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Groom tying his bow tie at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Groom getting ready for his wedding at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Groom and his groomsmen drinking a sake at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Groom and groomsmen posing at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Groom posing for portrait session at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Groom posing for a portrait session inside the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding rings and bridal flowers at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride getting ready for her wedding at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bridal hair and accessories at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride and her bridesmaids having a fun time at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by  NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride and bridesmaids having a fun time on on a wedding day at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride holding a champagne bottle at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride opening a champagne bottle with her bridesmaids at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride opening and drinking a bottle of champagne at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride sharing a bottle of champagne with her bridesmaids at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride and her bridesmaids drinking champagne on a wedding day at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride and her bridesmaids celebrating the bride's wedding at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride getting ready with her mother for her wedding at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride getting ready with her bridesmaids on her wedding at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Bride's mother fixing the bride's hair at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York. Photography by NYC wedding photographer Susan Shek.
Groom waiting for his bride on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride walking towards her waiting groom on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride walking towards her waiting groom on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Groom seeing her bride in her dress for the first time on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Groom and bride smiling to see each other on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple holding hands for a portrait session on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple holding hands for a portrait session on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple holding hands and smiling to another for a portrait session on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple's kiss for a portrait session on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple posing for a portrait session on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple posing for a portrait session on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple posing for a portrait session on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride's individual portrait portrait session on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple's family portrait on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple's groomsmen posing on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding couple and their bridal parties posing for a picture on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Groom and groomsmen posing for a  a picture on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Groom and groomsmen posing for a  a picture on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride and bridesmaids posing for a  picture on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride and bridesmaids posing for a  picture on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride and bridesmaids posing for a  picture on the William Vale rooftop in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding ceremony's interior setting at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding ceremony's altar design at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding ceremony's altar design at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Groom and bride walking to their wedding ceremony at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride walking with her parents to their wedding ceremony at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride's father walking with her daughter to a groom during a wedding ceremony at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Officiant conducting a wedding ceremony at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride and groom reading their vow during a wedding ceremony at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newly wedded couple's first kiss during a wedding ceremony at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Bride smiling during her wedding ceremony at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newly wedded couple's second kiss while exiting their wedding ceremony at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Table setting for a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A dinner menu on a table at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding reception space and tableware setting at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding reception space and tableware setting at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A sweetheart table insdie a wedding reception space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A wedding cake at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding cake design at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Guest book at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newlyweds' parents entering a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding parties entering a reception space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding parties entering a reception space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding parties entering a reception space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newly weds entering a reception space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newly weds entering a reception space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newlyweds' first dance in a reption space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newlyweds' first dance in a reption space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newlyweds' first dance in a reption space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newlyweds' first dance in a reption space at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newly wedded wife dancing with her father at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Newly wedded husband dancing with her mother at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Guest listing to a speech during reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A father giving a wedding speech during reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A father giving a wedding speech during reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A father and a mother giving a wedding speech during reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding guests listening to a wedding speech during a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding speeches of a best man and a maid of honor during a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding guests dancing during a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
Wedding guests dancing during a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A newly wedded wife dancing with her wedding guests during a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A newly wedded couple dancing with her wedding guests during a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A newly wedded couple cutting their wedding cake during a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.
A newly wedded couple kisses each other during a reception at the William Vale in Brooklyn, New York.

The William Vale Hotel is easily one of the most luxurious and high-end Brooklyn Wedding Venues throughout the entire borough.

As a Brooklyn Wedding Photographer and a resident of Williamsburg for the past eight years, I have walked by The William Vale Hotel a countless amount of times. I always admired the beautiful exterior that The William Vale Hotel showcases to its onlookers.  Williamsburg is my home!!! Also, this borough is close to my heart 🙂 Thus, I speak about The William Vale out of experience.

Why do I give this full-scale hotel in the heart of Williamsburg such a nostalgic review?  (Drumroll Please!)  With a vast selection of indoor and outdoor spaces…The William Vale allows their wedding couples to choose a space that fits their vision.  The neighborhood surrounding The William Vale is rich with culture, street art, top of the line restaurants, and shopping galore.  When it comes to Brooklyn Wedding Venues, The William Vale Hotel is the place to get married!  Even though I have personally chosen to get married in Manhattan, I would have chosen The William Vale Hotel if I was to get married in Brooklyn.

So, let’s delve a little deeper into why this venue is the absolute best and coolest hotel.

The William Vale: Neighborhood

If you haven’t been to Williamsburg yet, you need to take a trip into this cultural mecca as soon as possible.  The entire Brooklyn neighborhood represents the millennial movement while preserving its historical past (trust me, you’ll understand the second you go explore).

With thousands of incredible restaurants ranging from gastro pubs, to authentic Greek food, to fresh omakase sushi – your taste buds will be in heaven (and I’m talking about heaven for all religions).

On top of the delicious food surrounding The William Vale, you’ll have the option to explore the neighborhood’s local street art.  Artists from all over the word come to Williamsburg to paint murals throughout this artistic hub (some friends of mine have contributed to this too).  The vibrant colors, social messages, metaphorical designs, unique approaches, and overall aesthetic will have you saying, “The MET who?”

Being a Brooklyn Wedding Photographer means that I know the best locations (and murals) at which to shoot.  My goal is to provide my clients with the absolute best documentary-style photography while keeping that classic feel (which will always be in style.)

My knowledge of the Brooklyn backdrops and scenery will allow me to provide you the best wedding photography…showcasing the genuine love between you and your significant other.

The William Vale Food

If incredible NYC Wedding Catering is something you’re looking for then you’re in for a treat.  I am the definition of a foodie.  No seriously, I LOVE GOOD FOOD!  This is why I adore the culinary creations constructed within the kitchens of The William Vale.  I wanted to know why the food tastes so amazing, so I did a little bit of research on the NYC Wedding Catering within this NYC boutique hotel.

The answer to the mysterious and incredible culinary deliciousness…the award-winning Michelin-star chef by the name of Andrew Carmellini. Andrew has developed and created the culinary concepts that The William Vale utilizes for all their NYC Wedding Catering needs.  As a chef who has trained in Italy and France, Andrew has brought his luxurious culinary experiences to New York City.  Andrew is known for the prestigious Locanda Verde in Robert De Niro’s Greenwich Hotel, The Dutch in SoHo, Lafayette in NoHo, Bar Primi, and Little Park/Evening Bar at The Smyth.  Andrew inspires and creates all the decadent dishes at The William Vale.

The William Vale Events

The absolute best part of having your wedding at The William Vale is the vast amount of Event Spaces from which you’ll have to choose.

This Brooklyn Wedding Venue is most famous for their Vale Ballroom and their Foyer.  Make sure when you check out these event spaces you look for the distinguished Italian marble staircases inside the Foyer (this is my favorite!).  Also look for the 23ft high grand ceilings in the Vale Ballroom…it’ll have you wanting to do a high-street inspired photo-shoot.  These features will have you wanting to reserve one, or both, of these spaces immediately.

Looking for an outdoor space? Well, you’re in for a treat.  The Westlight Rooftop at The William Vale Hotel is an indoor/outdoor cocktail bar on the 22nd floor of this hotel.  The panoramic views of Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan are breathtaking.  The indoor lounge has floor to ceiling windows with a private wrap-around balcony.

If you want something a little closer to the ground, check out the famous Vale Terrace.  This terrace is over 5,000 sq. ft. with an arbored pergola.  Basically, you and your guests will never run out of space to dance the night away.  This space is complimented with a 60-ft. long hotel Swimming Pool, surrounded by cabanas.  The William Vale Pool is one of the largest pools in all of NYC, your guests will be talking about this space for years.  So all in all, the entire space has sky-line views and is surrounded with beautiful greenery.

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