It’s in there…

  Remember that old commercial, Prego tomato sauce I think (clearly I don’t remember it too well). Great taste? It’s in there…. and so on. In my case, it’s “Yeah, I do that too,” as in sound support/live sound, video production and marketing/public relations – though less of that last one in recent years. One … Continue reading It’s in there…

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?

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

You always remember your first

First love? First car? First McRib sandwich (and last, thankfully)? No sillies, the first wedding of the season! Danielle and Damian’s #WildCatWeddingAdventure was certainly memorable – if not for the above-all easy-going vibe in the face of adversity (47 degrees? Persistent heavy cloud cover and rain or mist!), than for the pup population – every … Continue reading You always remember your first

Ever ready and prepared

This week, a narrative… Dagger-like icicles eventually covered the windows. By hour 36 she said I was pacing like a ‘caged animal.’ I called it ‘vigilance.’ You see -- the power had gone out here at the Ranch as it had for so many others in the North East. Our electric company reported over 100,000 … Continue reading Ever ready and prepared