a stunning wedding collection

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, if you can book your wedding photographer for your engagement photos, do it! It breaks the ice before your big day and gives you a comfortability you wouldn’t otherwise have on a day when almost everything is stressful. Basically, on your wedding day it translates to:…

crest hollow country club wedding

If you’re looking to hire a wedding photographer, do yourself a favor and start way in advance of your wedding day. Book your photographer to shoot your wedding engagement pictures first. That gives you two advantages: 1) you get to know him or her, which will increase your comfort level during your wedding day, and…

white dancer

I love New York. Even in July. Where else can you be strolling home through Central Park from a gig shooting the NYC Triathlon and see a white lady in a white tutu on a white box? Only in New York. And where else would said white dancer wink at you and blow you a…

portraits of positivity – shannan

Portraits of Positivity is my new way of approaching portrait photography by leveraging the concepts behind Positive Psychology. Portraits of Positivity helps you get clear on your highest vision of yourself, and then translates that vision into a photograph of you that will inspire you to live up to your own ideal.

fall family portraits

Tella and Eric wanted to take some holiday family portraits for their Christmas card. I met them and their cute little son in Central Park new the Upper West Side on a chilly November morning before Eric had to go to work. We took an easy stroll, one of my favorite ways to get into…

christening party portraits

Anne and Larney hired me shoot their wedding, and so I was pleased when they called me up and asked me to do them the honor of photographing their daughter’s christening. Understandably, their church has rules against photographers shooting an actual service,  so I took pictures at the party following the baptism. It was a…

gothic bridge engagement photos

This couple wanted a fun, relaxed engagement shoot in a part of Central Park that isn’t as photographed and recognizable as some other parts of the park. I recommended the Gothic Bridge near the Reservoir. We had a great time and wrapped the shoot up with some ice cream. To view their wedding click here.

natural light photography – tutorial

In this Focus Camera video, I discuss some basic natural light portrait photography and camera technique. The virtues of auto white balance, spot meter and f-stop are addressed, as well as working with your model and various lighting situations you may encounter.

nikon d610 review

In this video, I review the new Nikon D610, not to be confused with the new D600. Obviously they are the same camera with but two changes: a new shutter mechanism and a QC mode. The new shutter presumably addresses the “oil on sensor” issue the D600 seems to have and which about Nikon will…