Image File Size and Resolution: Print vs. Web

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When I deliver a set of final images to a client, the question always comes up: which files should I use online, and which files should I use to print? Answers to this probing question plus everything you always wanted to know about image file size and resolution (but were afraid to ask) in today’s […]

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Creative Borrowed and Blue Wedding Ideas

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No doubt you are familiar with the wedding superstition that a bride should include, ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe.’ What’s a modern bride to do with this 19th century tradition? Here are a few creative borrowed and blue wedding ideas to give the custom a […]

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Baby It’s Cold Outside!: Indoor Baby Portrait Tips

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Just because New York City gets hit with a ‘blizzard’, doesn’t mean that the world stops. Let’s say your little one is turning six-months old and you want a family photo, but it’s too cold outside for that lovely portrait in the park you’ve been dreaming of? Well, have I got some indoor baby portrait […]

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Spring Forward: Photography Dates to Remember

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I don’t know about you, but I have been counting down the days for daylight savings to arrive. Now that we have finally ‘sprung forward’ by an hour, I thought it would be a good time to highlight some important photography dates to remember. Read on to see what dates should be on your calendar…

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Photo Tips for Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

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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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Clothing Tips for Family Photos

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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 […]

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How DJ Lighting Affects Your Wedding Photos

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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

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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

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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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Central Park Rowboat Photos, Or My Adventure on the High Seas

Groomsman in a Central Park rowboat

Thinking about having photos taken in a Central Park rowboat while you paddle around The Lake? It’s an adventure worth taking, and here are the details of my recent experience photographing bride and groom, Carolina and Erich, on the high seas in Central Park. The trick to getting the best photos on The Lake in […]

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