epic kayak adventure

Ever since I bought my first kayak (a Wilderness Systems Focus 15), I’ve been planning an epic kayak adventure.  But, between family, photography and you know, life and things, I been a little busy.  If I don’t schedule it into the shared calendar my wife and I have months in advance, it’ll never happen.  So…

a baby boy

I absolutely love shooting family photos of a couple who’s wedding I shot. So when these guys called me up and asked me to take pictures of them with their baby boy, I was thrilled! To add to the fun, they told both their mothers they wanted to take them to a nice restaurant for…

nikon d3300 review

In this video I review the new Nikon D3300 DSLR camera for Focus Camera in New York City. It’s a great little consumer camera, packed with features and easy to use. A bit plasticy, it’s definitely not designed for rigorous, professional use, but it should be good for the weekend photographer. It was absolutely frigid…

a red dress in winter

I’ve always wanted to shoot a beautiful woman in red under a cloudy sky next to a river, but the concept was a red umbrella and not a red dress. So when Anna Oshima and I were doing her headshots, it didn’t even occur to me to take her outside until someone said I should take…

a walk in hurricane sandy

I decided to take the day off from photo editing and go for a (very cautious) drive around Manhattan to see the hurricane. As you can see, even bottom-heavy potted plants in a protected area were blown over. But you couldn’t say the same for New Yorkers with cell phone cameras.I’ve never seen the Hudson…