‘How Long Should My Wedding Photos Take?’ This is the question I always get asked by couples taking a first stab at their wedding day schedule. While no one wants their photography to take all day, photographing certain groups of people does take a certain amount of time. And in general, the longer the amount […]
Sunset Photos: Tales from a Maritime Parc Wedding
Vanessa and Nate’s Maritime Parc wedding offered plenty of opportunities for great photos. From her father’s first look at her dress to the final cake cutting, Vanessa and Nate’s schedule was chock full of photo ops. One option their wedding also included was a separate portrait session at sunset. Find out how we scheduled a […]
5 Habits Every Photographer Should Develop
Let me start by saying that this was originally going to be a travel blog…of Stony Brook, New York. I visited Stony Brook yesterday, but thanks to the horrible weather, I didn’t take my cameras out of my bag once. Instead, my trip left me with a lot of time to think deep thoughts about […]
How DJ Lighting Affects Your Wedding Photos
Let’s get the weekend started with some fantastic photos from the dance floor of Rachelle and Brice’s wedding! As per my last post, Rachelle and Brice’s wedding started with a beautiful ceremony. After the couple said ‘I do,’ guests got their groove on while bathed in discotheque ambience. Their wedding was one of my most […]
Central Park Rowboat Photos, Or My Adventure on the High Seas
Thinking about having photos taken in a Central Park rowboat while you paddle around The Lake? It’s an adventure worth taking, and here are the details of my recent experience photographing bride and groom, Carolina and Erich, on the high seas in Central Park.
How to Get Perfect First Dance Photos
You will definitely be nervous during your first dance. With the spotlight on you as a couple, how do you focus on your feet yet channel your nerves into the perfect first dance photos? Find out in today’s blog post.
Do You Need a Second Photographer? Probably Not.
I have been irritated recently by wedding blogs informing couples that they need to have at least two photographers for their wedding. If you are interested in documentary-style photography and your guest count is under 200, then adding a second photographer may not be a wise choice. Find out the definitive answer to the question, […]
What to Have Ready When the Wedding Photographer Arrives
Every wedding I shoot always starts off in a scene of pure chaos. I knock on the hotel room door, say hello to the bride – who is normally getting her hair curled at the time – and start unpacking my cameras. The room is usually filled with the following: champagne glasses, uneaten morsels from […]
How to Get the Wedding Photos You Want
I recently read an article entitled ’50 Brides Reveal What Their Photographers Could Have Done Better’ on Bride Box. It crushed me. The list of things that went wrong with these photo shoots all seemed like unforced errors that could have been prevented beforehand with a little better communication.