Behind the Scenes: Hoboken Venue Checks

Photo of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Jersey City to accompany an article on venue checks by Hoboken wedding photographer, Kelly Williams

Hi everyone!  This weekend I took a trip to Hoboken to prepare for the wedding of Francesca and Rory, which will be happening this Saturday.  I simply cannot wait for their big day to arrive.  They have a beautiful wedding planned (with the help of event planners, Hold Your Hand Events), and plenty of time […]

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The Mysteries of Photo Editing Revealed

Ceremony photo for an article on the mysteries of photo editing, by Harvard Club NYC wedding photographer, Kelly Williams

Hi everyone! I thought I would start this week with a little peek behind the scenes at the mysteries of photo editing. While I always strive to get the image right the first time – in camera – there are little tweaks that need to be made to make your final photos fantastic. Here’s how […]

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Behind the Scenes: Location Scouting for a Portrait

Photo of Long Island City for an article on NYC band portrait locations, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

I hope everyone had a good weekend.  I thought I might start off the week by giving you a little peek behind the curtain of my job as a photographer.  My client, Ryan, is establishing himself as a DJ, and wants a portrait that projects an edgy vibe.  The artistic opportunities for this project are […]

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Website SEO Tips From the Trenches

The new website splash page of NYC wedding photojournalist, Kelly Williams

If you’ve visited my website lately, you might have noticed a few changes. You’re not crazy, that’s my new logo! What do you think? I loved the daisy, but it’s a new year and couldn’t we all use a little freshening up?

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NYC is a Winter Wonderland

Snow in New York City by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

Well, I’m back from Florida, and was greeted by a heavy downpour of snow today in NYC.  I hope everyone had the chance to play outside.  Tomorrow we can complain about the slush puddles and slippery conditions, but today is time for fun.  I took a walk to the Brooklyn Bridge and captured a few […]

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Photojournalism in Action: Behind the Scenes at the Dressing Room

Commercial photography behind the scenes, by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

If you’re familiar with my photography, then you know that I pride myself on being a photojournalist.  That is, I am a documentary-style photographer with a realistic, natural approach to capturing people and events.  Most of my work heretofore has focused on weddings, but I would like to expand my photographic approach to businesses as […]

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Behind the Scenes at The Dressing Room

The Dressing Room in St. Petersburg, Florida by NYC wedding photographer, Kelly Williams

Hi everyone!  I know it’s bitterly cold outside in New York, but I’m hoping a warm introduction to the Dressing Room in St. Petersburg, Florida, will help to take the chill out of the air.  The Dressing Room is a full service bridal salon located in the hip (read: Brooklyn-ish) Central Avenue business district of […]

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How to Create a Photo Book: From Start to Finish

Central Park wedding by NYC wedding photographer, Kelly Williams

Hi everyone!  I just mailed my client Jenni her photo book, and I wanted to share with you the process from start to finish.  First, let’s talk about the difference between photo books and albums.  All of my albums are created through Couture Books. Each is handmade, with specially designed fabric covers. In comparison, the […]

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Behind the Scenes: Venue Check in Central Park

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park by photographer Kelly Williams

Hi everyone!  I hope you all had a chance to enjoy the final day of nice weather here in NYC.  I was in Central Park this afternoon doing a venue check at the Bethesda Terrace for the Friday wedding of Bonnie & Gerry.  I’ve shot countless numbers of engagements, weddings, and portraits in this very […]

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It’s Official…Halloween is Over

Dead pumpkin, by photographer Kelly Williams

So sad; my pumpkin has died.  On to the next holiday.

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