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…

Special Events for the Wedding?

  alternate title... Catching up with a Couple From Years Back I’ve long said that everyone and each couple is one-of-a-kind. It’s why my approach to wedding photography is more ‘journalistic,’ not cookie cutter or factory. Of course, so many wedding guests are used to posing in the style of a police line-up it’s hard … Continue reading Special Events for the Wedding?

It’s in there…

  Remember that old commercial, Prego tomato sauce I think (clearly I don’t remember it too well). Great taste? It’s in there…. and so on. In my case, it’s “Yeah, I do that too,” as in sound support/live sound, video production and marketing/public relations – though less of that last one in recent years. One … Continue reading It’s in there…

Special Requests?

I always ask couples ahead of time – any special requests? On the contract, there’s a space to add more, and the invitation to email or text or call ahead of the wedding. For James and Peter, there was only ever one. Cufflinks. No, not Peter helping James with the cufflinks like a boutonnière - … Continue reading Special Requests?

Know some woods

My wife Jen is an avid outdoors enthusiast. One of her ideas of fun is six soggy days camping on an island; another seems to be hiking on days when the wind turns the exposed skin on your face shades of red. I like old movies – in shades of black and white. We both … Continue reading Know some woods