casa pomona

Casa Pomona, a Spanish restaurant on New York’s Upper West Side, needed some ambiance and food photography to update their website with. After setting up a few lights and taking environmental photos of some of the chef’s signature dishes, I did some staged shots with employees posing a guests. Whenever I do food photography, the…

a high school graduation party

I was asked to shoot a graduation party at Cafe Frida on the Upper West Side. The setting was cramped and unglamorous, and to top it all off it was raining, so having to restaurant’s back garden to spread out and get some nice portraits in was out. We were limited to a small strip…

anya’s graduation

This nice New York family invited me into their lovely back yard to take portraits before they went to dinner to celebrate Anya’s graduation. Because they had to make their dinner reservation time was short. I threw my SB-800 on a 13′ stand behind them to light the greenery on the wall and to give…