Photographing an Ashokan Wedding with a View

I have photographed several weddings near the Ashokan Reservoir over the years, and attended at least one. It’s a beautiful part of Ulster County. Boiceville, Olivebridge, Shokan, West Shokan and Ashokan are among the hamlets that surround it and I think I’ve enjoyed this focal point from almost every angle.  Though man-made and at the … Continue reading Photographing an Ashokan Wedding with a View

Photography for a small wedding – Jonathan Ment Photography

I have been to many places where three out of four visitors are swinging a camera or perhaps at least a camera phone. Everyone wants to capture their own memories, whether the weather is perfect or not, the angle just right, or the crowd cooperative. Niagara Falls It’s understandable. After all, they are your memories. … Continue reading Photography for a small wedding – Jonathan Ment Photography

Pies, Pies, Pies.

There’s a café/general store in Windham, NY – known for its fabulous pies, because they say so. They also boast of cider doughnuts and fudge – both are fabulous. Their pies are around $24. I guess. They’re not my favorite. BUT this isn’t about them. I photographed a wedding in East Durham recently where the … Continue reading Pies, Pies, Pies.

Winding Along the Windham Path

Many families found their routines altered this year. All right, almost all families… Maybe a weekend in the country turned into a week. Or, in some cases a month turned into three. That’s how it was for the family of four I photographed recently along a section of the Windham Path on the outskirts of … Continue reading Winding Along the Windham Path