World-Renowned Wedding Photography


Wedding Photography
Wedding Photography

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Book Patken Photographer and Crystal Ballroom within the next 30 days and receive $900 OFF your photography package.


Capture your magical moments with renowned wedding photography, and seize your moments with fine art worthy of a fashion cover. Patken Photographer is led by a revered storyteller, and is widely considered to be one of the top wedding and event studios in the world. Experience blended style, where vintage glamour meets contemporary fashion and converges with the elements of natural photography and unique posing. While every carefully posed image is captured and edited to perfection by the finest artists in the industry, it is what happens in the pose that creates the naturalness of the moment. Meet Patken Photographer, imagine the possibilities for your magical day and make a statement with your wedding photography.

Wedding Photography
Wedding Photography

The Excellence You Deserve


Your moments are deserving of the level of excellence Patken Photographer delivers to every photograph. On the other side of the lens is more than 36 years of experience, unmatched talent, extraordinary passion and personality. Patken is set apart from the rest by signature style that is translated through a team of photographers and videographers. The Patken team prides itself on flexibility to suit every client's needs, budget and style, and holds a common vision intrinsic to capturing and creating your gallery-worthy art. The wedding photography team is led by a certified professional photographer, Doug Gordon, one of the most highly decorated photographers in the world with a photographic craftsman degree and eight levels of master degrees in photography. Your photographer will be carefully matched to meet your unique vision and personality so you can work with the same photographer during the entire process and build a genuine relationship. We believe your photographer should be your best friend on the day of your event. Share your vision for your wedding photography and creative edits. Every image will be edited to perfection to create flawless portraits worthy of a magazine layout.

Wedding Photography
Wedding Photography

Meet Patken Photographer


What began as a dream for Patricia and Ken Gordon in Lindenhurst, New York with their son Doug, has grown and matured to become one of the most popular and respected photographic studios in the world. Doug is considered to be one of the top photographers and educators worldwide, has received the prestigious International Photographic Council United Nations Leadership Award , WPPI Nikon Photographer of the Year Award and is one of a very select few to ever be named a Nikon Ambassador. Patken has had the honor of working with some of the largest companies and some of the most talented celebrity artists. Meet the award-winning international wedding photography that has Hollywood talking, and capture your moments with the creative style you imagine. Meet a wedding photography team with a focus on creating relationships. Patken is family.

Wedding Photography Consultations


Plan your professional wedding photography during a telephonic consultation, and schedule a “Getting to Know You Session,” where your matched photographer will get to know you during an exclusive engagement photo shoot. Share your vision and timeline, and build a unique package that captures and documents your day the way you want it to be remembered forever. Every moment, from getting ready to the grand exit, is designed according to your unique vision. Customize your wedding photography and discover your style in the process. Discuss designs, fashion and personal features as you journey through the process of planning with your wedding photographer to create your unique version of art.

Wedding Photography

Your Love Story Deserves a Cover


Your love story deserves authentic and dramatic wedding photography. Patken Photographer captures authentic and candid experiences in every flawless image. Seize your moments with creative portraiture, and let your love story steal the cover. What happens in the pose creates the naturalness in the moment. Capture it all with world-renowned wedding photography, Patken Photographer.

Wedding Photography

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Crystal Ballroom difference found in the unparalleled elegance and uniqueness written into the design of each of our venues. The themes are as limitless as your imagination.