Inspiration? Sometimes You Have to Search For It.

In March I photographed a 70th Birthday/Family Reunion but I won’t be sharing selections from that session here. Generally, Orthodox families are a bit private by nature, and I don’t get to share too many of those photos widely. Nonetheless, I’m glad to be chosen to capture those memories, and always feel incredibly welcome when … Continue reading Inspiration? Sometimes You Have to Search For It.

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

He Married a Mermaid One Fine Night…

A client that hired me to photograph his family reunion recently emailed about a much more intimate assignment – as videographer for an oral history project. I’ve been a videographer for years, everything from weddings to lectures and corporate content – naturally I was interested. Family stories shared at the reunion, I believe, gave him the idea … Continue reading He Married a Mermaid One Fine Night…

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…

Party of the Year?

I love some surprises. This was one of them. Months ago I booked a Friday afternoon family reunion for Labor Day weekend. Orthodox families will book me for the hours leading up to the Sabbath. Saturdays are off limits for them, and Sundays are often travel days – though sometimes we squeeze sessions right before … Continue reading Party of the Year?