Photographing Summer Events at Olana and weddings and real estate and more…

When I am photographing a wedding, reunion or proposal people are the stars. Specifically, the bride and groom, the entire family or the fiancé to be. When I photograph a house, home or AirBnb, it is the structure. This summer, I had two separate opportunities to photograph events at Olana State Historic Site. In each … Continue reading Photographing Summer Events at Olana and weddings and real estate and more…

Binghamton Area Wedding Photographer

Jailyn and Justin found Jonathan Ment Photography and reached out like other couples looking for wedding photography. They had visited catskillsphotographer.com, looked at my portfolio and affordable rates, and knew we were a match. A few questions and a chat on the phone about their plans, then a review of my simple one-page contract, and … Continue reading Binghamton Area Wedding Photographer

Save the Date

  It’s engagement season folks - and that means you’re getting married! Congratulations!! I guess there are two basic approaches: Nailing down the date shortly after somebody pops the question and somebody else says ‘I do.’ Loving the feeling of knowing it’s going to happen but not rushing to decide when. I’ve known couples that … Continue reading Save the Date

Any Subject, Anytime, Anywhere

Years back when I was getting into the business of still photography, (after years as a videographer and graphic designer) I designed my first ‘brochure’ with the phrase “Any subject, anytime, anywhere.” I included several types of weddings, animals, wine bottles and a sunset. Much like the Ment Media Group as a whole, my photography … Continue reading Any Subject, Anytime, Anywhere

Inspiration? Sometimes You Have to Search For It.

In March I photographed a 70th Birthday/Family Reunion but I won’t be sharing selections from that session here. Generally, Orthodox families are a bit private by nature, and I don’t get to share too many of those photos widely. Nonetheless, I’m glad to be chosen to capture those memories, and always feel incredibly welcome when … Continue reading Inspiration? Sometimes You Have to Search For It.