It’s February, and I am starting to get requests for engagement shoots when the weather turns a bit warmer. For my wedding photography clients, an engagement shoot is normally the first chance we will have to work together. It’s also the time clients express to me how scared they are to be in front of the camera. I like to think that working with clients who are a bit hesitant in front of the camera is a particular specialty of mine, and I seem to excel in getting people to relax and be themselves. Today I wanted to take you behind the scenes and show you how I do just that.
Or, all of the preparations that went into making a dental office with a dropped ceiling look good…
Last Tuesday I took a trip to the far northern reaches of Westchester to photograph the office of Bridgham Barr Orthodontics (BBO). These are the orthodontists I wish I had as a child. Dr. Barr, Dr. Bridgham, and the entire staff are a fun group who clearly love both their jobs and their patients. The caring nature of my client, however, was not reflected in their online presence. Indeed, the company’s website looked out of date, and the photos had inconsistent lighting making it look like a jumble of images rather than a cohesive marketing tool.
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 packed into their wedding day schedule to make sure that we get the photos this wedding deserves.
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 it all happens.
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 limitless, so I was excited about the prospects for getting Ryan the best portrait possible and maybe opening up a new type of portrait client going forward.
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?
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 shots overlooking the city during some of the heaviest moments. Enjoy the pics!
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 well.
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 St. Pete.
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 photo books are less ornate, but offer a great value if you are looking for an additional way to preserve your memories for say, parents or members of your bridal party. The photo books I use are created by Blurb.