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

Can I get a Witness? Albany Wedding Photography & More

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

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

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?