A Unique Birthday Party Photography Request

Birthday party photography of scantily clad men dressed as gladiators surrounding a little baby

Need a distraction from the news today? Well then, have I got a blog post for you. Amy called me up last fall and asked if I was available to photograph her one-year-old daughter’s birthday party. ‘Sure, what do you have planned?,’ I asked, expecting the usual birthday party photography requests. ‘A bevy of gay […]

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Creative Guest Favors for Any Event

Hand holding colorfully-painted bomboniere wrapped in plastic for article on creative guest favors

Let me start by saying this: you by no means are required to give your guests a gift. You have invited people to your celebration and are already providing your guests with free food and drink, so swag is not necessary. That said, if you want to give your guests a token of appreciation for […]

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How to Book Hotel Room Blocks

Portrait of bride and groom on hotel staircase for an article on how to book hotel room blocks

I photographed a fantastic pre-wedding party at the East Village bar, Dream Baby, on Friday night. The bash was a wonderful way to say thank you to friends and family who had traveled from as far away as Australia to help celebrate Sarah and Dave’s upcoming nuptial. With so many out-of-town guests in one spot, […]

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Rachelle’s Florida Bridal Shower

Bride-to-be opening a bottle of champagne with guests at a Florida bridal shower

Happy Labor Day, everyone! It’s been a busy two weeks. I am on vacation with my family in North Carolina, but I started out the week in Jupiter, Florida where I shot Rachelle’s bridal shower. Surrounded by food, fun, and family, this shower gives a little glimpse into what Rachelle’s wedding will be like in […]

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Jill’s East Village Bridal Shower

East Village bridal shower at Gnocco Restaurant by NYC bridal shower photographer, Kelly Williams

Today’s sunny weather was perfect for an afternoon of getting together with the girls and celebrating the fact that you are about to become a bride.  Such was the case for Jill as she had her bridal shower at Gnocco restaurant in the East Village.  Rather than having games or toasts, the day was simply […]

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New York Marble Cemetery Garden Party

New York Marble Cemetery Garden Party hosted by Atlas Obscura by NYC photojournalist, Kelly Williams

I’m doing a little bit of catch up today, and wanted to share with you photos from this past weekend’s New York Marble Cemetery Garden Party, hosted by the New York Obscura Society.  The Victorian-themed party involved a wealth of odd and historically-accurate activities, including an absinthe tasting, cemetery talk, flower crown workshop, butterfly pinning […]

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