In the Old Hall

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

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…

Photography Rescue

The text came in “Wedding emergency” with a name and out of state number. I offered a non-committal reply and, skeptically turned to Google to check the area code. Then the phone rang. (Photographers with contact information online are routinely plagued by phony inquiries - which are thinly veiled money laundering scams.) Turns out the … Continue reading Photography Rescue

Tradition!

Marriage is all about tradition, right? The notion of two people ‘joined together in holy matrimony’ references, I believe, an outmoded tradition that I’ve had the pleasure of photographing – the physical binding together of the couple. Surely ‘tie the knot,’ is a familiar expression. A popular wedding planning website, The Knot, is even named … Continue reading Tradition!

Location, Location, Location

Nope, this isn’t a post about real estate… A while back the email in-box chimed with an inquiry about a wedding in Verona, NY. I know the town, somewhat; principally its most notable tenant – the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. In fact, that’s where the event was to be held. I didn’t get the … Continue reading Location, Location, Location