A Proposal on Top of the Empire State Building

Man on one knee holding ring making a proposal on top of the Empire State Building

Sigh. So just as we start to open New York City, the rest of the country falls prey to Covid-19. I’ve been a bit wistful for my old life this week, so I am sharing my final photo shoot before the ‘great unpleasantness’ began. These are photos from Zdravko’s proposal on top of the Empire […]

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Pandemic Portrait Session Details

Parents holding child in Forest Park for article on pandemic portrait session details

I am back in business!  For those of us living in New York City, it feels like there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel. Monday marks the beginning of Phase 2, and I’ll have all the details about what this means for your pandemic portrait session in today’s blog post.

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A Great Neck Family Portrait Session

Two fathers watching little boy in swing during a Great Neck family portrait session

Want to know my trick for getting great family photos? It’s all about having a plan that includes backup, after backup, after backup, of activities. In today’s blog post, I will share with you photos from a recent Great Neck family portrait session and let you in on a little behind the scenes magic.

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A Surprise Proposal on Central Park Lake

Three girls watching man propose to woman in boat at a surprise proposal on Central Park Lake

It feels like we have been stuck in quarantine for years. I don’t know about you all, but I am starting to suffer from just a bit of cabin fever. This has not been a week of bountiful productivity (though if you hop over to my Facebook page, you can check out all the crafting […]

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Maternity Photo Shoot Ideas

African American couple standing in Forest Park for an article on maternity photo shoot ideas

A classic maternity portrait focuses on the momma-to-be and her expanding waistline — but how much belly cupping can you do in one photo shoot?  If you are expecting creative photos, I have a full list of maternity photo shoot ideas in today’s blog post that will really deliver.

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Newborn Portrait Tips

Spring is here, and photos of a cute baby are just what the world needs now. If you would like to capture memories of your little one, here are a few newborn portrait tips for you.

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Family Portrait Tips

Flushing Meadows Corona Park family portrait in front of Unisphere

I have been photographing Melanie and her family since 2014. What began with wedding photos of Melanie and Jalani saying ‘I do’ underneath the cherry blossom trees in Flushing Meadows Corona Park eventually turned into family photos when little Collier arrived. It has been a pleasure to photograph each chapter in Melanie’s story, and I […]

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High Line Family Portrait Tips

Family portrait on the High Line for an article on High Line family portrait tips

How to Get the Best Photos on the High Line Representing both NYC’s past and its future, the High Line is one of the city’s best attractions. The 1.45-mile-long elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail created on a former New York Central Railroad spur on the west side of Manhattan lures in both tourists […]

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The Best Family Portrait Poses

Central Park family portrait for an article on the best family portrait poses

Squeeze out some smiles from any family member with this list of the best family portrait poses by NYC family photojournalist, Kelly Williams.

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