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Mugging for the camera

My team and I felt the camera love from both sides at our last bat mitzvah shoot! Usually I’m behind the lens, so it was fun to ham it up on the other side for … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays! You Choose. We Give.

We’re grateful to you for bringing our small business success in 2016. Since you kept us going and growing, will you help us choose with whom to share a portion of our profits? Just respond … Continue reading

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Thirteen is her lucky number

Family and friends gathered to celebrate Kate’s bat mitzvah. The ceremony, portraits and brunch at her beautiful home in Ossining, NY were followed by a party at venue LIFE, complete with candle ceremony, hora, arcade games … Continue reading

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Wedding announcement portraits

Photographing Ramona and Jason’s engagement party at The Cosmopolitan Club was such a pleasure! What’s not to love about a beautiful couple on a beautiful day in beautiful New York City? Here are a few … Continue reading

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The New Yorker(s) Engagement Shoot

Iconic New York images provided a wonderful backdrop for these two young lovers.  We danced on their rooftop in front of The New Yorker’s famous marquee, then headed over to Hoboken’s Pier A Park for a … Continue reading

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Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award 2015

Thanks, wedding clients!  Happy you gave me the Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award, and even happier to have photographed your events.  I’m looking forward to photographing your families over the next many years.  May your … Continue reading

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The newlyweds are home!

Erin and Rashad were recently married down in Florida. When they returned to NYC, a number of friends gathered at The Counting Room in Williamsburg to lift a glass and wish them a long and … Continue reading

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Meghan Marries Chris (and I get a Real Mom Hug!)

Holy moly, I meant to post this months ago but somehow it ended up in my drafts folder. What a great wedding! My team and I met up in Long Island City where the bride’s … Continue reading

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She’s the Boss!

I always enjoy shooting birthdays, but there’s something special about turning thirteen.  I love the stage of life being celebrated — the celebrant truly suspended, albeit for a brief time, between child and adult. This … Continue reading

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First comes love, then comes marriage … then comes the wedding album!

Some of you may remember this gorgeous wedding that I shot last September. Like most newlyweds, Christine and Bryan have been immersed in settling into their new life together as husband and wife, so I was … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’, Had Us a Blast!

What a beautiful late afternoon in Astoria Park, Queens! It was the perfect setting for Juan and Nadia’s “Save the Date” engagement portraits. Gorgeous couple + adorable dog + Mom’s talented flower weaving made for … Continue reading

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#Love Wins

Eight months ago, we were celebrating the fact that the Supreme Court allowed same sex marriages to stand in five states. Little did we know that they were just rounding second base at that point. … Continue reading

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“Key” Details for a Romantic Wedding

The details of their relationship are dear to Christine and Bryan, and they found charming ways to share those at their wedding. I’ll give you one tantalizing snippet of their story, quoting Christine directly:  “When … Continue reading

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“Within weeks … decision could expand same sex marriages to 30 states.”

“The Supreme Court on Monday let stand appeals court rulings allowing same-sex marriage in five states, a major surprise that could signal the inevitability of the right of same-sex marriage nationwide.” – NYT, 10/6/14.  Outstanding … Continue reading

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Candidly speaking (and shooting)

I love those candid moments when no one cares I’m there: joy from a surprise in the vows, tender attention while the wedding party gets ready, dance floor moves, a moment of quiet reflection…

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