I have been to many places where three out of four visitors are swinging a camera or perhaps at least a camera phone. Everyone wants to capture their own memories, whether the weather is perfect or not, the angle just right, or the crowd cooperative. Niagara Falls It’s understandable. After all, they are your memories. … Continue reading Photography for a small wedding – Jonathan Ment Photography
Tracy and Brian’s intimate fall wedding was booked on short notice, really it was a civil ceremony with flair, officiated by Judge Noreen Valcich from the village of Tannersville. As with other intimate wedding celebrations, as photographer I found myself right in the middle of what was essentially a loving recommitment ceremony. The smaller the … Continue reading Love in the Mountains Witness This
What if rather than 90 guests at an eight-hour wedding there were 45 at two four-hour celebrations.
Recently I wrote a few words about photographing couples. The holidays, from Christmas to Valentine’s Day in particular, are what some consider “Engagement Season.” No doubt, you or someone you know is making plans to tie the knot in the new year, or maybe sooner. Then comes this sh*t storm of a global pandemic. I … Continue reading Your Big Day Will Come
This weekend I pointed a lens at the 7th Annual Snow Festival at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitor Center hosted in partnership with Mine Kill State Park. I may be a little older than the target market, but I’d hoped to find a few things of fancy to photograph. It was 47 degrees... … Continue reading Snow Festival Photography