Special Requests?

I always ask couples ahead of time – any special requests? On the contract, there’s a space to add more, and the invitation to email or text or call ahead of the wedding. For James and Peter, there was only ever one. Cufflinks. No, not Peter helping James with the cufflinks like a boutonnière - … Continue reading Special Requests?

Reunion at the Raleigh & Large Group Portraits

The Raleigh Hotel and Resort ? Far from the Carolinas, folks, this is in Fallsburg, NY – still the  old 'Catskills,’ Sullivan County – probably part of what was once well known as the ‘Borscht Belt.’ Some still think of “Dirty Dancing” (would you believe I’ve never seen it all the way through?) others, these … Continue reading Reunion at the Raleigh & Large Group Portraits

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

To vendors and venue…

Remember when McDonalds sold pizza? Well, they did. I think one or two still do. This isn’t necessarily about that, but I’ll get to the point toward the end – promise. Last weekend I photographed the first wedding of my season. Dancing Horse Farm in Windham hasn’t hosted hundreds of weddings – in fact, this … Continue reading To vendors and venue…

Happiness Shows

I've had the pleasure of continuing to know some of these folks since photographing the wedding. (thank you Facebook) I am constantly thrilled to see they mostly live their lives as they did this moment. Happy. The news of the day is surely a poison pill to swallow, so today - take a moment and … Continue reading Happiness Shows