Cold Weather Portrait Tips

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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

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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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NYC Golden Hour Portrait Tips

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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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Central Park Holiday Portrait Tips

Central Park is one of the loveliest parks in all of New York City. However, it is also one of the most crowded spots in the city. There are some tricks of the trade to make it look like you have a whole park to yourself, and in today’s blog post I’ll give you all […]

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Holiday Family Portrait Ideas

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I wrote an article a few years ago full of holiday family portrait location suggestions. A lot of the advice still applies, but with the pandemic raging, sadly some of the options are not available. Instead in today’s blog post I have a new list of more intimate holiday family portrait ideas to help you […]

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A Central Park Senior Portrait Session

Young man wearing graduation cap and gown during a Central Park senior portrait session

I don’t get asked to photograph that many senior portraits, so it was a pleasure to photograph Tom and Kristine’s sons in October. Initially, this was going to be solely a Central Park senior portrait session for Tom’s oldest son who will be heading off to college. But why should one son have all the […]

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How To Get Married In Fort Tryon Park

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Fort Tryon Park is one of the loveliest spots in New York City in which to get married. It also has one of the easiest permit applications in the city. I recently had the pleasure of photographing Blaire and Kris tie the knot here with an epic view over the Hudson River. In today’s blog […]

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How to Prepare for A Newborn Portrait Session

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Get out and vote!  With all the chaos that will be happening today, I figured we could all use the distraction of photos of precious, little wee ones.  I recently had the pleasure of photographing Leah and Steve’s precious family, including their newest family member. A photo shoot is always something of a stressful situation, […]

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Visiting Green-Wood Cemetery

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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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How to Get Married in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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It was a whirlwind week leading up to Lena and Dan’s wedding. They started off planning a ceremony in one spot before hurriedly making plans to say ‘I do’ in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Their wedding day ended up being a beautiful, relaxed affair, but boy was it stressful beforehand. In today’s blog post I have […]

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