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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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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Introducing…Chapeau A Go Go!

Las Vegas fascinator by Chapeau A Go Go on pink haired mannequin with martini glass

Hi all!  Just a quick note to keep you in the loop and let you know what I’ve been doing during my pandemic downtime.  I am now a hat designer.  Yes, you read that correctly.  What started out as a fun distraction has now become a passion, and I am the proud owner and artist […]

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Create Your Own Puzzle

Open puzzle box for an article on how to create your own puzzle

Happy Phase 2 to all of my fellow New Yorkers! It looks like we may have a bit farther to go before we get back to normal. So with quarantine continuing, it’s time to a take a new twist on the most basic of at-home entertainment activities – the puzzle. Why put together a puzzle […]

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NYC Holiday Card Location Ideas

Woman taking cell phone photo of ice skating rink for an article on NYC holiday card location suggestions

Ah, the holiday card…the annual bane of existence for most families. If you live in New York City, holiday cards are made even more complicated by the fact that we all have cramped apartments that rarely include beautiful fireplaces around which you can take an annual portrait. While you could go to some big ol’ […]

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NYC Rainy Day Photo Shoot Locations: Are Public Atriums an Option?

Exterior of Brookfield Place for an article on public atriums as an option for NYC photo shoot locations

What do you do if it’s raining on the day of your portrait? This town has a wealth of unique spots to act as a backdrop for any type of portrait. Sadly, however, most of these locations are outdoors. With the rain we have been having lately, I have had to reschedule countless family and […]

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The Cherry Blossoms in Queens

Cherry blossoms in Queens

It may still feel like winter in New York, but believe it or not, the cherry blossoms are beginning to bloom. I visited Flushing Meadows Corona Park today for a venue visit, and here is my report on the cherry blossoms in Queens.

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Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation

Balloon being inflated at the NYC Thanksgiving Parade Inflation Celebration

Terrorists and Tourists Have Ruined This Event Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  I have been swamped with work as the wedding season comes to a close, so my apologies for not blogging recently.  I’ll be back online soon, but in the meantime, I thought you all might enjoy photos from last night’s ‘Inflation Celebration.’  Enjoy the photos, […]

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Greenwich Village Halloween Parade Photography Tips

People in costume at the 44th annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade

Last night I went into Duane Reade and – I kid you not – they were already selling Christmas wreaths at the front of the store. So, to avoid the jump straight into the holiday season I am hereby extending Halloween by one more blog post and am sharing with you my photos from last […]

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