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
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 ? !
Some years back I worked on a music video shot in a mixed-use warehouse in Brooklyn. I handled playback – the music the band acted and reacted to in take after take. Different parts of the place were in various states of disrepair, repair and renovation. The section we were working in had several walls … Continue reading In the Old Hall
I’ve photographed weddings and engagement sessions, family reunions, and family portraits, profile photos for social media, and documentary evidence for legal proceedings. I’ve photographed real estate, restaurants, industrial products and bottles of wine. But up until recently, I’d not photographed a bachelorette party. But that wouldn’t stop this Catskills photographer… The bride-to-be’s sister found Jonathan … Continue reading The Bachelorette Party
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…