Winter brings with it the good and the bad for New York City. Everyone wants to make a trip to NYC to experience the city during the holidays. And while this is be the most wonderful time of the year, winter also brings with it a number of closures in Central Park starting in mid-November. […]
NYC Family Portrait Tips for Tourists
You booked your dream trip to New York City and want to commemorate the moment with a family portrait. What do you need to know before your photo shoot? Fear not; I have all the NYC family portrait tips you could ever need in today’s blog post. From where to go, to what to avoid, […]
NYC Family Portrait Location Ideas
So you want to get your family together for a portrait, but don’t know where to go? Well then, today’s blog post is for you. In this article I share with you my definitive list of the best NYC family portrait location ideas. Whether you are looking to turn your family portrait into a ‘destination’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
A Belvedere Castle Family Portrait
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 […]
The Best Family Portrait Poses
Squeeze out some smiles from any family member with this list of the best family portrait poses by NYC family photojournalist, Kelly Williams.
A First Birthday Portrait, Plus Tips on Using Props in Family Portraits
Saturday was a complete washout, here in New York City. Friday, on the other hand, started off beautifully, and it was a great day for Nicholas’ first birthday portrait. Find out all the details from our Central Park shoot, plus get some tips on using props in your family portrait.
What To Do If Your Child Gets Sick Before a Photo Shoot
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: you schedule a family photo shoot for the one day of the week everyone is available, get everyone’s hair and clothes looking nice, and then of course, your child gets sick. It happened to me Sunday during my session with Sandy, Bryan and Henrik. Here is how to handle the […]
A Central Park Fall Family Portrait
If you were thinking about scheduling a family or engagement portrait to coincide with the vibrant colors of fall, you might find yourself asking the obvious: why haven’t the leaves changed? To answer your question, I bring you the 2016 leaf peeper report, illustrated with the Central Park fall family portrait of Sheila and Layla.