In this, my final blog about my recent trip to Las Vegas and Death Valley/Mojave National Preserve, I wanted to introduce you to an extraordinary small business owner: Amy Ortiz of Rockin Bettie. Her shop, located in the Arts District of Las Vegas, sells rockabilly clothing in the front, and has a full pinup photography […]
For me, each photo shoot is a unique adventure. I never want the people I photograph to simply stand in front of my camera with a blank smile. Rather, I use my photojournalistic style to incorporate movement, emotion, and most importantly, story, into the frame. This is why I would encourage everyone to think of […]
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: you schedule a family photo shoot for the one day of the week everyone is available, get everyone’s hair and clothes looking nice, and then of course, your child gets sick. It happened to me Sunday, and here is how to handle the situation, with Central Park family photos from […]
If you were thinking about scheduling a family or engagement portrait to coincide with the vibrant colors of fall, you might find yourself asking the obvious: why haven’t the leaves changed? I bring you the 2016 leaf peeper report straight from Central Park, illustrated with photos of darling mother and daughter, Sheila and Layla, from […]
Happy baby = happy shoot and Saturday morning’s family portrait at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn with Miriam, Jon, and baby Ella went off without a hitch. I asked Miriam if she had any advice she would impart to families before they embark on baby’s first portrait, and here’s what she said:
Perfect day. Perfect couple. Perfect planning. Perfect shoot. Need I say more about Vanessa and Nathan’s Governors Island engagement photos?
My family portrait shoot this past Thursday was all boy with the boundless energy of Wesley, Bradley, and their older cousin on display. This family was a hoot to photograph, and I got my workout for the day just trying to keep up. Here are all the details.
Setting up a surprise marriage proposal always makes me feel like James Bond. With a plan in play and our watches in sync, find out how I conspired with Mark to pull off the perfect proposal to Elena at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
We had some dismal weather yesterday, but there was a definite bright spot — the Schwartz family portrait in Prospect Park. Robin had organized this family portrait to celebrate her mother’s birthday, and we were not going to let a little rain get in our way.
Last week I reintroduced you to little Luca — Sara and Hugh’s precious (and precocious) four-year old. Since the family is leaving New York City to move to California this July, Sara wanted one more portrait. This time documenting something Luca did everyday: his trip to preschool. As a fellow New Yorker, Luca’s commute resonates […]