Veiling of the Bride

Veiling of the Bride

One of the most wonderful things about being a wedding photographer is the variety of ceremonies that you get to experience. Unless you have a few dozen multicultural and ethnic friends, most people don’t to see just how different (and similar) wedding...
Here Comes The Sun

Here Comes The Sun

For years I feared the sun. For photographers, the sun means raccoon eyes, terrible shadows and squinty eyes. I use to avoid it like the plague and tried to schedule shoots for early morning or into sunset. But when I became a wedding photographer, I realized that you...
Pin Him Against the Fence

Pin Him Against the Fence

I have to be honest, I don’t have any formal training in posing couples. I have a dozen or so poses that I pull out for variety—or if the couple is a bit nervous about cuddling in front of a stranger—but for the most part I usually just tell one of the two to do...
A Rose By Any Other Name

A Rose By Any Other Name

Who needs a tilt/shift lens when you can shoot at 35mm at f/1.4 and just bend at the knees a tiny bit. But seriously, this shot was made in front of the City Island harbor in the Bronx. We were surrounded by cars and traffic lights and unless we shot into the harbor,...
The Mega Dip {Lea & Mike Teaser}

The Mega Dip {Lea & Mike Teaser}

Dips are one of the most awkward and challenging moves to do during a portrait session—let alone a first dance. But Mike pulled it off flawlessly while dancing with his beautiful bride to the tune of “It’s Your Love” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill....
Kip’s Castle Family Portrait Session

Kip’s Castle Family Portrait Session

As you can tell from my portfolio, I hardly ever do family portraits. I just find that my eclectic and slightly warped style doesn’t really lend itself to generic Sears family photos. I couldn’t shoot a traditional family portrait if I tried. However, once...