Photo Shoot Details to Remember

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Whenever clients hires me for a portrait session, I always give them a full set of tips that includes the basics of what to expect when you step in front of the camera. But beyond the basics, there are a few portrait particulars to pay attention to that can really make or break a photo. […]

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Photo Tips for Older Children

Mother kissing son on cheek with father for an article on photo tips for older children

My photography tactics remain pretty much the same, no matter what generation is standing in front of my camera. However, there are certain skills that make photographing teenagers an easier process. In today’s blog post, we’re going to take a trip back to Washington Square Park and I have a set of photo tips for […]

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A Belvedere Castle Family Portrait

Mother holding smiling baby during Belvedere Castle family portrait in Central Park

Belvedere Castle in Central Park was closed through most of 2019 for renovations. I am happy to report, however, that the castle has finally opened, and I have all the details in today’s blog post. There are a few changes due to Covid-19 that you need to know, plus I have a full set of […]

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A Washington Square Park Family Portrait Session

Two fathers and their three daughters sitting on bench during a Washington Square Park family portrait

Washington Square Park is one of the most scenic retreats in New York City. With things changing on a daily basis, the calm beauty of this park remains steadfast. That said there are changes in the neighborhood that you should be aware of before planning your shoot. I have all the details from a recent […]

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A Gantry Plaza Family Portrait Session

Three little girls running in front of parents on boardwalk during a Gantry Plaza family portrait session

The Long Island City waterfront is a great location for family portraits. While I have visited the area several times for engagement portraits, last week marked my first Gantry Plaza family portrait session with Amanda, Timothy and their kids. We had a blast (despite the rain), and I have all the details so that you […]

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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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