Photographing an AirBnB Elopement in the Catskills

When Kirsten reached out with questions about wedding photography in midsummer, she said she had a few special requests. She found Jonathan Ment Photography on Yelp, and had checked out some of my sample galleries at jonathanment.com Was it too late to book for 2021? Could I serve as a witness? Would I or could … Continue reading Photographing an AirBnB Elopement in the Catskills

Overdressed ? !

The first wedding I ever photographed overlooking the Hudson River and riding through the streets of the City of Hudson, found me beginning the day in a suit. Jacket was quickly shed, eventually the necktie. I’ve shot a few Hudson weddings, but I never went back in a suit. For years I’ve favored a simple … Continue reading Overdressed ? !

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.

Rust and Dust… and Paint

Can’t help myself sometimes, I see a bit of rust and I smile. I love the earthy colors, the evolution of metal from black or grey to burnt sienna, red and orange. Funny thing is, I didn’t always like this near-orange color. Half a lifetime ago, a girlfriend in grad school worked up her masters … Continue reading Rust and Dust… and Paint