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East Rockaway Wedding Photographer

Working as a East Rockaway wedding photographer certainly has it's benefits. For one, we are so close to Bay Park, which is one of our favorite locations to photograph our newlyweds and their bridal parties.  Also East Rockaway is located right off of Sunrise Highway which is perfect for getting around when photographing a South Shore wedding. 

If you are tired of searching for a modern wedding photographer that can still creative beautiful candid and photojournalistic images, you are in luck.  Lotus Weddings has been around for over 6 years.  We have photographed over 1000 weddings and are ready for whatever your day can throw at us, including tight schedules, big bridal parties, and multiple locations.  We know what it takes to create beautiful images that you and your families will love forever.  

If you are getting married at Rocco's Catering located at 71 Main St. East Rockaway, NY 11518 I would love to be considered for your photography and cinematography needs. Please take a chance to review our wedding galleries to see if there is something there that you would love for your wedding album. If you have any questions or would like to check our availability for your wedding please do not hesitate to reach out to us anytime, we are always here for you.  

A little history of East Rockaway, NY according to Wikipedia -  Originally named Near Rockaway, the village began as a shipping and trading center for the south shore of Long Island. The village's location was desirable for ships because of its deep channels inland. Eventually a grist mill was built on the Mill River by Joseph Haviland through a land grant in 1688. The Haviland-Davison Grist Mill, located in Memorial Park, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. Later an oven was purchased to make bread for the surrounding population. The village prospered in shipping and milling over the years, even after several sales of the land.

The village's name was changed in 1869 to East Rockaway. The village was incorporated in 1900, and Floyd Johnson was president. At the time of incorporation the town had a population of 969.Back in the 1960s a student from East Rockaway High School, named Donald Scaglione, attempted to steal the school's bell from the bell tower. Unknowingly the bell weighed too much to carry, even for Don, who was one of the football team's star offensive linemen. The bell was dropped. The Scaglione family was responsible for fixing the bell. The bell tower remains empty as of October 18, 2009.

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