Digital tintype portraits of girl wearing ball gown and crown
Forest Hills baby portrait of family in downtown Forest Hills
Girl wearing tiara and coat with fur hood for an article on cold weather portrait tips
Couple on bed looking at dog for an article on indoor maternity photo shoot tips
Parents swinging little boy by his arms for an article about a Forest Park photo shoot neighborhood discount offer

Digital Tintype Portraits

Digital tintype portraits of girl wearing ball gown and crown

So how have you been spending your time quarantined at home? With few photo shoots to keep me occupied, I have had to get creative – very creative – with my downtime. In today’s blog post, I have some digital tintype portraits to share along with all the details of how I whipped up these […]

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A Forest Hills Baby Portrait

Forest Hills baby portrait of family in downtown Forest Hills

Winter is in full force here in New York City. But that doesn’t mean my cameras are hibernating. In this week’s blog post, I have precious photos from a Forest Hills baby portrait session to share with you, plus a few tips on how to make the most of any winter photo shoot. Bottom line: […]

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Cold Weather Portrait Tips

Girl wearing tiara and coat with fur hood for an article on cold weather portrait tips

Happy Groundhog Day, everyone! In celebration of the holiday, I am revisiting a very practical subject: how to look warm in front of the camera when it’s cold outside. I had the pleasure of photographing Ambioris and his family at Brooklyn Bridge Park. This family knows how to put on a fashionable front, despite a […]

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Indoor Maternity Photo Shoot Tips

Couple on bed looking at dog for an article on indoor maternity photo shoot tips

With the winter weather and COVID-19 keeping us all indoors, what’s a mother-to-be to do for her maternity photo shoot? The answer is to make the best of a bad situation and explore all the opportunities your apartment has to offer. In the case of Elizabeth and Jeffrey, they wanted to celebrate this blessed milestone […]

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Forest Park Photo Shoot Neighborhood Discount

Parents swinging little boy by his arms for an article about a Forest Park photo shoot neighborhood discount offer

Did you know I offer a neighborhood discount for photo shoots in Forest Park? Forest Park is a gorgeous bit of green space in Queens, and it’s right around the corner from my house. If your family is looking for a short family portrait session, and this is the perfect option. I’ve got all the […]

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Riverside Park Family Photos

Riverside Park family photos of parents with little girl on father's shoulders

Normally I find that each year my family portrait sessions tend to all happen in one place. This year without question the most popular hotspot has been Riverside Park. I’m not complaining; this is probably my favorite park in the city. And as opposed to my last two family portrait sessions that were located at […]

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NYC Golden Hour Portrait Tips

Mother showing leaf to baby girl for an article NYC golden hour portrait tips

I have preached long and hard about the advantages of photographing anyone or anything at ‘golden hour.’ Jamie‘s family portrait makes it clear why scheduling your session just before sunset or just after sunrise is optimal. Catch all the glorious photos plus a few NYC golden hour portrait tips in today’s blog post.

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A Juniper Valley Park Family Portrait Session

Group of five women during a Juniper Valley Park family portrait session

Got a big family that needs to be photographed? Well then this blog post is for you! Kristen contacted me recently about bringing her family in Middle Village, Queens together for a reunion in front of my camera. Challenge accepted, and I am happy to report that her Juniper Valley Park family portrait session produced […]

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Central Park Holiday Portrait Tips

Central Park is one of the loveliest parks in all of New York City. However, it is also one of the most crowded spots in the city. There are some tricks of the trade to make it look like you have a whole park to yourself, and in today’s blog post I’ll give you all […]

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Holiday Family Portrait Ideas

Two babies chewing on Christmas ornaments for an article on holiday family portrait ideas

I wrote an article a few years ago full of holiday family portrait location suggestions. A lot of the advice still applies, but with the pandemic raging, sadly some of the options are not available. Instead in today’s blog post I have a new list of more intimate holiday family portrait ideas to help you […]

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