March has arrived, and with it another half foot of snow expected. I’ve been keeping somewhat busy with editorial photography, accompanying work I write for various magazines, journals and newspapers – but I’m looking ahead to the season of celebrations ahead – the weddings, the parties – you know what I mean. I’ve been talking … Continue reading In Like A Lion?
I think when folks hear ‘wedding photographer’ they don’t immediately think ‘family reunion’ photographer, but what is a wedding, but a gathering of friends and family. Each year I photograph a number of gatherings – of friends, of families and of friends and families (weddings) this year, that was more true than ever. Sometimes the … Continue reading Family Reunions
Nancy and Richard were getting married on a Saturday in December. They’d picked the date, and planned to keep it simple and small, after already spending many happy years together. Then the unexpected happened. They were invited to a major family event the same day they’d picked for their wedding. No problem. Their wedding would … Continue reading Can I get a Witness? Albany Wedding Photography & More
Some years back I worked on a music video shot in a mixed-use warehouse in Brooklyn. I handled playback – the music the band acted and reacted to in take after take. Different parts of the place were in various states of disrepair, repair and renovation. The section we were working in had several walls … Continue reading In the Old Hall
The day before I photograph a wedding I typically review my notes from meetings with the couple I’ll see again the next day – or occasionally meet for the first time. In those cases, often with brides and grooms from out of town, most discussions have been via email and text with the occasional phone … Continue reading An Intimate Affair…