american hope

In this segment of the GREAT AMERICA! project we celebrate our right to vote.  There are many places in the world where the people don’t get to cast a vote.  There are many places in the world where life is decidedly NOT awesome.  America is not one of those places.  Yes, we have our problems,…

valhalla lake wedding

This New Jersey bride started her big day off at Tangles Hair Salon while her groom stayed with the guys at hime. They wanted a cool, crisp fall wedding amongst autumn leaves, so they chose the Lake Valhalla Club. Obviously full of fun, they immediately jumped at my suggestion to put them in a sycamore tree for some…

wappingers falls wedding

Photographing the wedding of a Comic Con couple is guaranteed to be a good time. From the bride and groom’s Batman and Robin socks to toilet seats over the head, this crowd had loads of fun, making the over-all experience at Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls, NY a great time.

van vleck house garden engagement

These engagement portraits were taken in the Van Vleck House garden in Montclair, New Jersey. The fall leaves hadn’t yet completely committed to full autumn color, but we did find a nice, yellow tree to take some pictures by. Don’t forget to check out my website, NJohnston Photography and see my wedding rates.

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…