Family Reunions

I think when folks hear ‘wedding photographer’ they don’t immediately think ‘family reunion’ photographer, but what is a wedding, but a gathering of friends and family. Each year I photograph a number of gatherings – of friends, of families and of friends and families (weddings) this year, that was more true than ever. Sometimes the … Continue reading Family Reunions

What Lurks Below

I’m a practical sort. I wear a hat and gloves, and sometimes even a scarf. I favor raincoats or - often a wide-brimmed hat over an umbrella but I keep a big golf umbrella in the car regardless – it comes in handy against a harsh midday sun as well as rain. I like to … Continue reading What Lurks Below

He Married a Mermaid One Fine Night…

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…

The Bachelorette Party

I’ve photographed weddings and engagement sessions, family reunions, and family portraits, profile photos for social media, and documentary evidence for legal proceedings. I’ve photographed real estate, restaurants, industrial products and bottles of wine. But up until recently, I’d not photographed a bachelorette party. But that wouldn’t stop this Catskills photographer… The bride-to-be’s sister found Jonathan … Continue reading The Bachelorette Party

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…