It may not have been as cold in October as it is now, but I remember it being freezing for Alyssa and Greg’s DUMBO engagement. These two put on brave smiles and looked great in front of the camera, despite the low temperatures and high winds. Take a look at their engagement photos, and think […]
A picture is worth a thousand words, right? Here is a couple whose wedding story I can’t wait to tell: Stephanie and Shane. I had the pleasure of photographing their engagement portrait in Brooklyn this fall. Stephanie and Shane love their Windsor Terrace neighborhood, and wanted to tell the story of how they fell in […]
The question I get asked most often for portraits is, ‘what do I wear?’ The simple answer is that it should be whatever makes you look and feel your best — confidence is always in style. But a portrait session is not a therapy session, so here are the nitty gritty details of what to […]
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.