Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Shadow Doesn’t Know, Either

It surprises me more than anyone that I start to get excited when I see fantastic shoes. Wedding photography, what hath you wrought? — Lens: 45mm f/2.8 PC-E Camera: Nikon D3s Lighting: Video light and a carefully placed Sb-900. BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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Above the Madding Crowd

Either this panorama was so big or Yvonne and Clyde were simply so smoldering that my laptop couldn’t handle it and I had to wait to get home from California to put it together. A rare moment alone in the High Line. I’ve put together a collection of Brenizer method example photos in nice large […]

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Equipment isn’t Everything (It’s the Vision Thing)

You hang around photographers enough, and you hear the same debates and tropes and ideas pop up over and over again. Probably the most common is a variation of “It’s the photographer, not the equipment.” But of course, it’s the photographers who are saying this. If you asked a camera, they’d probably say something different. […]

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Gramercy Vineyards Wedding: Tiffany and Bartow

When I meet with prospective couples, I give them access to every wedding I’ve photographed recently, whether conditions were perfect at a wedding or whether Murphy’s Law was in full effect. I do this to say: “Don’t panic. Sometimes things aren’t perfect, but we’ll get good photos anyway.” And you shouldn’t panic, because every so-called […]

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Central Park Boathouse Wedding: Leonor and Ben

A fun, extremely nice couple? Great weather? The Central Park Boathouse? If it sounds like a nice day, wait until you get to the part with the crazy dance floor, the free-flowing tears and deep family connections, the gorgeous styling, and their obvious passion for each other. We began the day in my old stomping […]

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Coming Soon, Leonor and Ben

Sometimes photos still surprise me. I broke a lot of my own rules for this one. Overly popular location and it’s a multi-exposure HDR. And yet I dig it. HDR doesn’t have to be garish, if done right it can just show a great moment the way you saw it. And the right moment can […]

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