Hand-colored image of Easter Island moai
Digital tintype portraits of girl wearing ball gown and crown
Forest Hills baby portrait of family in downtown Forest Hills
Girl wearing tiara and coat with fur hood for an article on cold weather portrait tips
Couple on bed looking at dog for an article on indoor maternity photo shoot tips

Holiday Family Portrait Ideas

Two babies chewing on Christmas ornaments for an article on holiday family portrait ideas

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 Riverside Park Family Portrait Session

Parents and little girl under yellow trees during a Riverside Park family portrait session

I have some lovely photos from a recent Riverside Park family portrait session to share with you in this week’s blog post. Riverside Park runs along the Hudson River, and in my humble opinion, this is the most underrated park in New York City. Everyone runs to Central Park, but Riverside has the waterfront, tons […]

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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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Family Portrait Gift Certificates Are Available!

Brooklyn Bridge Park family portrait

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift that doesn’t require you to go to the post office or even leave your house? Look no further than a family portrait gift certificate! I have all the details in today’s quick blog post.

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A Marcus Garvey Park Family Portrait Session

Father lifting baby in the air during a Marcus Garvey Park family portrait session

Happy Pre-Thanksgiving, everyone!  It is going to be a very different holiday this year. In the spirit of the season, let’s take a moment and give thanks for family – be they near or far – by enjoying these photos from Sara and Justin’s Marcus Garvey Park family portrait. Our session started on the steps […]

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How To Get Married In Fort Tryon Park

Bride and groom holding hands in Fort Tryon Park

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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A Gowanus Family Portrait

Mom and son hugging in front of colorful mural during a Gowanus family portrait session

I have a short and sweet blog this week sharing photos of Anna’s Gowanus family portrait session. While I am not normally a fan of starting a family portrait at a playground, the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn does not have a lot of photogenic locations in the traditional sense. Despite this aesthetic challenge, Anna’s session […]

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How to Prepare for A Newborn Portrait Session

Mother holding newborn baby over shoulder for an article on how to prepare for a newborn portrait session

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

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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How to Get Married in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Couple saying vows in front of NYC waterfront for an article on how to get married in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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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