For several months, ok maybe a year or so, I’ve been trying to get my lady Renee to take part of a day and visit Frederic Church’s Olana (https://www.olana.org/plan-your-visit/) over looking the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River Valley. As a photographer, I can appreciate the views so many painters painted before me. As a … Continue reading Inspiring Me, Inspiring You
March has arrived, and with it another half foot of snow expected. I’ve been keeping somewhat busy with editorial photography, accompanying work I write for various magazines, journals and newspapers – but I’m looking ahead to the season of celebrations ahead – the weddings, the parties – you know what I mean. I’ve been talking … Continue reading In Like A Lion?
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
Each year around this time, a team of talented bakers at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino create a masterpiece in gingerbread and sugar. I, like countless others no doubt, always snap a few photos of the finished products. They come in the shape of farms and barns, churches and more. There’s typically a sign … Continue reading In the Eye of the Beholder
A client that hired me to photograph his family reunion recently emailed about a much more intimate assignment – as videographer for an oral history project. I’ve been a videographer for years, everything from weddings to lectures and corporate content – naturally I was interested. Family stories shared at the reunion, I believe, gave him the idea … Continue reading He Married a Mermaid One Fine Night…