A Forest Hills Baby Portrait

Forest Hills baby portrait of family in downtown Forest Hills

Winter is in full force here in New York City. But that doesn’t mean my cameras are hibernating. In this week’s blog post, I have precious photos from a Forest Hills baby portrait session to share with you, plus a few tips on how to make the most of any winter photo shoot. Bottom line: […]

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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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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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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 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 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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A Hudson River Park and Chelsea Waterside Park Family Portrait

Parents kissing boy on cheeks during a Chelsea Waterside Park family portrait session

Chelsea Waterside Park and its neighbor next door, Hudson River Park, are perfect locations for a family photo shoot. The only tricky part is proper timing. Both parks are very popular on the weekend and late afternoon, as the Hudson River waterfront is the best spot in the city to view sunset. Early mornings are […]

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Photo Shoot Details to Remember

Brown haired girl in front of flowering bush for an article on photo shoot details to remember

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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