Monthly Archives: May 2010

Photo of the Day: One Last Spray

The make-up artist sprays Alicia’s face so the make-up will stay in palce before yesterday’s wedding. This image was taken with free-lensing, meaning the lens was off the camera and held in my hand. (Happy Memorial Day to my American readers!) (EXIF and GPS) BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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Photo of the Day: Moment of Feeling

I love crazy portraits more than anybody, and I love well-thought-out details that reflect the couple’s sensibilities. But these moments, the connections between you and the people you love, that’s what weddings are about in the end. (EXIF and GPS) BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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Recent press

It’s always nice to receive some accolades or publishing, because I neither pay for any advertising nor often submit my photos for publication. Given that, I was very excited to be placed on a list of Ten Inspirational Wedding Photographers by Adorama Camera, along with a number of people who have been international industry leaders […]

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Photo of the Day: The District Won’t Sleep Alone Saturday Night

What’s better than one of your closest college friends getting married? TWO of your closest college friends getting married to each other! That’s where I’ll be Saturday night, where, if history continues, I will manage to serve as both photographer and official performer of Kid and Play’s routine from House Party. I am elated, excited, […]

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Photo of the Day: Get Me to the Train on Time

This image of Phil and Jaime at Grand Central was a composite, but not for lighting or depth-of-field reasons … just to make it look like there weren’t a bunch of people walking behind them. Handy thing, that. (EXIF and GPS) BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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Photo of the Day: Marriage Can Be Freaky

I had a wonderful shoot with these two on their fifth wedding anniversary. In 2008, the groom suffered from a disease that left him paralyzed, and he had to teach himself how to walk again. As you can see, he does a lot more than walk. They loved the "Shoot the Freak" at Coney Island, […]

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Photo of the Day: Home Bodies

I like the idea of starting engagement shoots in the home — if these shoots are meant to reflect a couple’s actual personality and unique love, where better than where they actually spend so much time together? Of course, in New York, which I call an amusement park for workaholics, we tend to have less […]

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Photo of the Day: When is a Forest Not a Forest?

When it’s in the middle of NYC. Amazing what the right angle and some uncut grass can do. Only Brooklyn would have roving gangs of hipster art school dropouts. I was setting up this shot by lying in the grass before Rachel and Jonathan got into position, and one called out “Hey buddy, great shot! […]

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Photo of the Day: Living Large in Prospect Park

From a fun engagement shoot yesterday with Rachel and Jonathan. I decided to give my computer a workout today with this Brenizer method panorama, which was 53 images with the 135mm f/2. The original file is 211 megapixels. Anyone have a spare billboard to print on? (EXIF and GPS) BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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Photo of the Day: And I’m Free…

Here’s a quick shot from an engagement shoot yesterday. I took this by “free-lensing” the 85mm f/1.4 — that is, physically removing the lens from the camera body and moving it around in front of the camera to achieve a selective focus effect. I’ve long been wary of over-using selective focus in my photography, but […]

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Wedding: Crystal and Bryan

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) One of the things I love about being a photographer in New York City is that you can never see every block, so there are always fresh surprises. Crystal and Bryan’s wedding was my first time at Brooklyn’s Basilica of […]

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