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Parents holding a little girl in Central Park for an article on NYC family portrait location ideas
Upper West Side newborn portrait of baby on blanket
Brooklyn Winery wedding photos of bride and groom kissing after ceremony
Couple reflected in window during a Long Island City maternity portrait session

Indoor Maternity Photo Shoot Tips

Couple on bed looking at dog for an article on indoor maternity photo shoot tips

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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Forest Park Photo Shoot Neighborhood Discount

Parents swinging little boy by his arms for an article about a Forest Park photo shoot neighborhood discount offer

Did you know I offer a neighborhood discount for photo shoots in Forest Park? Forest Park is a gorgeous bit of green space in Queens, and it’s right around the corner from my house. If your family is looking for a short family portrait session, and this is the perfect option. I’ve got all the […]

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Riverside Park Family Photos

Riverside Park family photos of parents with little girl on father's shoulders

Normally I find that each year my family portrait sessions tend to all happen in one place. This year without question the most popular hotspot has been Riverside Park. I’m not complaining; this is probably my favorite park in the city. And as opposed to my last two family portrait sessions that were located at […]

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NYC Golden Hour Portrait Tips

Mother showing leaf to baby girl for an article NYC golden hour portrait tips

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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A Juniper Valley Park Family Portrait Session

Group of five women during a Juniper Valley Park family portrait session

Got a big family that needs to be photographed? Well then this blog post is for you! Kristen contacted me recently about bringing her family in Middle Village, Queens together for a reunion in front of my camera. Challenge accepted, and I am happy to report that her Juniper Valley Park family portrait session produced […]

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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

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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