Monthly Archives: July 2010

Wedding: Elyse and David at Temple Emanu-el

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about tricks like flash composites or the Brenizer Method, which I tend to use to open up new possibilities in portraiture. But my real love in photography is storytelling, and […]

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Wedding: Sarah and Michael at Columbia University

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) Sarah and Michael had a gorgeous, elegant wedding in Columbia University’s Saint Paul’s Chapel, with a reception at the Faculty House. With the fantastic help of Nerissa and Jennifer at Private Receptions, every detail was stunning, from Sarah’s unbelievable dress […]

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Photo of the Day: Video Light in Your Pocket

If you have an iPhone 4, apps like "Flash Light" can keep the LED flash on for a much stronger light than just using the display. If the best camera is the one that you have with you, so is the best off-camera light. This works with any phone with an LED flash, as long […]

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Wedding: Caroline and John at the OceanCliff Hotel

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) Did you know that Caroline was Old French for “bringer of the sun?” Probably not, because that’s completely untrue. But it should be. Everything was laid out and looking gorgeous at the OceanCliff Hotel in Newport, Rhode Island, with a […]

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Photo of the Day: Class Project

Ting and Weiji brought me back to my old stomping grounds of Columbia University for this shoot. Fun fact: Even though I didn’t start at Columbia until 2004, the last time I was in this room was 1997. Figure that one out. BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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Wedding: Mary and Mike at Fox Hollow

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) There are few couples I’d rather get lost in the woods with than Mary and Mike … which is good because that’s exactly what happened. They’d just finished a classic, emotional Catholic ceremony on Long Island, and we were all […]

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Wedding: Ellen and Jeff at TriBeCa RoofTop

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) You know you’re going to have a gorgeous, classy wedding at the TriBeCa RoofTop, and Ellen and Jeff’s fantastic affair was no exception. After all, one of the biggest arbiters of style in Mahattan is how many random letters are […]

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Photo of the Day: Joy in the Machine

This is a good example of how a simple light — two flashes on the ground aimed upward at a quarter power — can transform a scene. Of course, it was Michelle and Kunal who really sold it. For comparison, here it is without the flash. The kind of place where people look at you […]

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Photo of the Day: The Streets Aglow

Shakun, Tim and I were shooting an engagement session in the park when I saw, several block away, the sunset light streaming perfectly down the middle of the street. This doesn’t happen very often, especially on the very *Eastern* edge of Manhattan. We had about 30 seconds before it went down too low. BACK TO […]

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Wedding: Alicia and Jason at the Fountainhead

Watch the full slideshow in high-definition (or click “continue reading” below for a smaller size) I knew Alicia and Jason were awesome. I just didn’t know how awesome they were on the dance floor. It was a hot, humid Memorial Day weekend for the two of them — as I took the flash composite group […]

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