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

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.

Your Big Day Will Come

Recently I wrote a few words about photographing couples. The holidays, from Christmas to Valentine’s Day in particular, are what some consider “Engagement Season.” No doubt, you or someone you know is making plans to tie the knot in the new year, or maybe sooner. Then comes this sh*t storm of a global pandemic. I … Continue reading Your Big Day Will Come

Overdressed ? !

The first wedding I ever photographed overlooking the Hudson River and riding through the streets of the City of Hudson, found me beginning the day in a suit. Jacket was quickly shed, eventually the necktie. I’ve shot a few Hudson weddings, but I never went back in a suit. For years I’ve favored a simple … Continue reading Overdressed ? !