Zoe and Chris’ City Hall Elopement: Changes at the City Clerk’s Office

Bride and groom portraits after a NYC City Hall elopement

The bright sunshine was a wonderful change to Londoners, Zoe and Chris, whom I had the pleasure of photographing at their City Hall elopement on Tuesday morning. I’ve got all the details about their wedding, plus the new changes you can expect at City Hall if you are planning to elope soon.

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Lisa and Parris’ Glen Terrace Wedding

First dance at a Glen Terrace wedding

The big day finally arrived: after two years of dating, Lisa and Parris said their vows on Saturday and joined two families as one. Their Glen Terrace wedding in the Marine Park neighborhood of Brooklyn was a huge affair with over 250 guests and a bridal party of 25 (!). Find out all the details […]

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Top Fears About Wedding Photographers

Bride waiting for an article on the top fears about wedding photographers

Over the years I have heard some horror stories from guests and clients about other weddings. These tales of terror have in turn instilled certain universal fears of worst case wedding photography scenarios in the minds of couples. But fear not! In today’s blog, the top fears about wedding photographers, and some solutions to put […]

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Kissing is Contagious: Mary Beth and Jon’s Wythe Hotel Wedding

Bride and groom portraits at a Wythe Hotel wedding

I wish you could have been there last night for Mary Beth and Jon’s Wythe Hotel wedding. This was my first big wedding of the season, and it set the bar high for all events to come this year. It was a day filled with love, laughter, and a laidback bride and groom who truly […]

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Retro Chic at Dominic & Kristina’s Scottadito Wedding

Bride before her Scottadito wedding

A couple of years ago, I had the pleasure of photographing the cutest little retro wedding at Scottadito’s restaurant in Brooklyn. It was at the height of the busy wedding season, and I just realized that I never posted images from the event. So, without further ado, here are some lovely memories from Dominic and […]

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Photo Tips for Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Bridal party portrait for an article on photo tips for mismatched bridesmaid dresses

I am a strong proponent of the idea that perfection is overrated. As such, I love the trend of just saying no to tradition of matchy-matchy bridesmaid dresses. But with every bridesmaid dressed differently, how do you pull off the look and still have your photos look great? Read on for a few photo tips […]

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How DJ Lighting Affects Your Wedding Photos

Guests dancing for an article on how DJ lighting affects your wedding photos

Let’s get the weekend started with some fantastic photos from the dance floor of Rachelle and Brice’s wedding! As per my last post, Rachelle and Brice’s wedding started with a beautiful ceremony. After the couple said ‘I do,’ guests got their groove on while bathed in discotheque ambience. Their wedding was one of my most […]

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Unplugged Wedding at the Harriet Himmel Theatre

Bride and groom portraits at a Harriet Himmel Theatre wedding for an article on unplugged weddings

Why is it that people feel the need to make every moment an Instagram memory? Surely people understand that a professional photographer has been employed to do the heavy lifting.  So who are these smartphone-Annie Leibovitzs capturing these memories for?  The bride and groom?  Themselves? I will never understand this phenomenon, as I am not […]

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Wedding Website Tips

Bride and groom portrait for an article on wedding website tips

A belated happy turkey day to you all!  With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to get back to work. If creating a wedding website (or ‘wed site’ as it has become known) is on your list of things to do, have I got a blog post for you. Please enjoy this comprehensive list of wedding […]

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A Greek Orthodox Baptism: Or, No Camera Flash in Church

Greek Orthodox baptism photos at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City

It has always been my philosophy not to use camera flash in a church for any event: be it wedding, or in this case, baptism. No matter the size of the event, a flash popping off is disruptive (and obnoxious), especially when guests are trying to focus on the ceremony at hand. While I may […]

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