Couple reflected in window during a Long Island City maternity portrait session
Sagai ceremony photos of bride and groom looking at each other
Hand-colored image of Easter Island moai
Digital tintype portraits of girl wearing ball gown and crown
Forest Hills baby portrait of family in downtown Forest Hills

A Long Island City Maternity Portrait Session

Couple reflected in window during a Long Island City maternity portrait session

Gantry Plaza State Park is a fantastic venue for any type of photo shoot. I’ve photographed engaged couples, families, brides and grooms, and recently I had my first maternity shoot here. In today’s blog post, I’ll share with you all the details (and of course photos) from Vani and Kris’s Long Island City maternity portrait […]

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Hand-Colored Black and White Images

Hand-colored image of Easter Island moai

I spent another week creatively expanding the artistic boundaries my photography. This week I got out my watercolor paint set to created hand-colored black and white images. For those of you stuck at home, this is a relaxing and easy DIY craft project that anyone can handle – even those of us with limited painting […]

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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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