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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Coney Island Labor Day 2017

Kid doing a back flip at Coney Island

I originally was going to use this blog to show photos from another Forest Hills family portrait, but then I thought, nah, I would rather share some Coney Island street photography from my visit there on Labor Day.  Summer may be over, but I’m hanging on to the memories.

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Bronx Zoo Photo Tips

Gorilla for an article on Bronx Zoo photo tips

Emily and Ben are huge animal lovers, and for their Bronx Zoo wedding I wanted to capture the humanity of these animals in a set of portraits. Check out my portraits and get some Bronx Zoo photo tips as I take a walk on the wild side in today’s blog.

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A Trip to the Bar W Rodeo

Cowboy at the Bar W Rodeo

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been away on vacation in North Carolina. It was a nice change of location spent with plenty of family. Getting back into the swing of things at work has been slow because my mind is still in vacation mode. As such, I thought the best way […]

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