Family Reunions

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

A Beautiful Proposition

I’ve always said short notice is no problem. If you or someone you know needs photography – whether next year or next week, it never hurts to ask. Recently a short-notice booking made for one of the most memorable sessions of the year. Many folks plan weddings as much as a year or more in … Continue reading A Beautiful Proposition

What Lurks Below

I’m a practical sort. I wear a hat and gloves, and sometimes even a scarf. I favor raincoats or - often a wide-brimmed hat over an umbrella but I keep a big golf umbrella in the car regardless – it comes in handy against a harsh midday sun as well as rain. I like to … Continue reading What Lurks Below

The Bachelorette Party

I’ve photographed weddings and engagement sessions, family reunions, and family portraits, profile photos for social media, and documentary evidence for legal proceedings. I’ve photographed real estate, restaurants, industrial products and bottles of wine. But up until recently, I’d not photographed a bachelorette party. But that wouldn’t stop this Catskills photographer… The bride-to-be’s sister found Jonathan … Continue reading The Bachelorette Party

An Intimate Affair…

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…