Father lifting baby in the air during a Marcus Garvey Park family portrait session
Bride and groom holding hands in Fort Tryon Park
Mom and son hugging in front of colorful mural during a Gowanus family portrait session
Mother holding newborn baby over shoulder for an article on how to prepare for a newborn portrait session
Social distancing sign in front of Green-Wood Cemetery entrance

A Marcus Garvey Park Family Portrait Session

Father lifting baby in the air during a Marcus Garvey Park family portrait session

Happy Pre-Thanksgiving, everyone!  It is going to be a very different holiday this year. In the spirit of the season, let’s take a moment and give thanks for family – be they near or far – by enjoying these photos from Sara and Justin’s Marcus Garvey Park family portrait. Our session started on the steps […]

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How To Get Married In Fort Tryon Park

Bride and groom holding hands in Fort Tryon Park

Fort Tryon Park is one of the loveliest spots in New York City in which to get married. It also has one of the easiest permit applications in the city. I recently had the pleasure of photographing Blaire and Kris tie the knot here with an epic view over the Hudson River. In today’s blog […]

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A Gowanus Family Portrait

Mom and son hugging in front of colorful mural during a Gowanus family portrait session

I have a short and sweet blog this week sharing photos of Anna’s Gowanus family portrait session. While I am not normally a fan of starting a family portrait at a playground, the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn does not have a lot of photogenic locations in the traditional sense. Despite this aesthetic challenge, Anna’s session […]

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How to Prepare for A Newborn Portrait Session

Mother holding newborn baby over shoulder for an article on how to prepare for a newborn portrait session

Get out and vote!  With all the chaos that will be happening today, I figured we could all use the distraction of photos of precious, little wee ones.  I recently had the pleasure of photographing Leah and Steve’s precious family, including their newest family member. A photo shoot is always something of a stressful situation, […]

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Visiting Green-Wood Cemetery

Social distancing sign in front of Green-Wood Cemetery entrance

The spooky Halloween season is almost upon us, so for this week’s blog post I am treating you all to a little road trip to Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. While not the first stop on most tourist itineraries, the beautiful grounds of this historical landmark are definitely worth a trip in my (spell) book. So […]

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How to Get Married in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Couple saying vows in front of NYC waterfront for an article on how to get married in Brooklyn Bridge Park

It was a whirlwind week leading up to Lena and Dan’s wedding. They started off planning a ceremony in one spot before hurriedly making plans to say ‘I do’ in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Their wedding day ended up being a beautiful, relaxed affair, but boy was it stressful beforehand. In today’s blog post I have […]

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A Hudson River Park and Chelsea Waterside Park Family Portrait

Parents kissing boy on cheeks during a Chelsea Waterside Park family portrait session

Chelsea Waterside Park and its neighbor next door, Hudson River Park, are perfect locations for a family photo shoot. The only tricky part is proper timing. Both parks are very popular on the weekend and late afternoon, as the Hudson River waterfront is the best spot in the city to view sunset. Early mornings are […]

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Photo Shoot Details to Remember

Brown haired girl in front of flowering bush for an article on photo shoot details to remember

Whenever clients hires me for a portrait session, I always give them a full set of tips that includes the basics of what to expect when you step in front of the camera. But beyond the basics, there are a few portrait particulars to pay attention to that can really make or break a photo. […]

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Photo Tips for Older Children

Mother kissing son on cheek with father for an article on photo tips for older children

My photography tactics remain pretty much the same, no matter what generation is standing in front of my camera. However, there are certain skills that make photographing teenagers an easier process. In today’s blog post, we’re going to take a trip back to Washington Square Park and I have a set of photo tips for […]

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