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First Birthday Cake Smash!!!

Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain – A Vintage Love Shoot

If you’re in Brooklyn you have to check out Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Shop. Oh my, it’s a beautiful, stunning venue (and delicious too)! Recently I was asked to capture a vintage evening put together by Kathy Malone of Clementine Events and featuring some of my favorite wedding vendors. I adore all things vintage. As a kid, I was often known to wear poodle skirts and cat-eye glasses just for fun, and my appreciation for vintage elements has continued to grow (although I don’t rock poodle skirts any more!). Enjoy the photos!

Delicious cupcakes and cake by Betsy of Nine Cakes
Gorgeous flowers and Jewelry by Rebecca Shepherd Floral Design
Hats by Anastasia of Lachina Loca
Additional jewelery by Maryanne Loverme
Make-up by Genavieve
Paper products by Ruth Irving
Dresses by Melissa Bell
A special thank you to guest bar tender Aaron Gretzinger of Colonie and Nadia Stieglitz for the generous Hendricks donation.
Also a big thanks to Bieje of Mindful Dance and Melissa Smith for modeling!

And last (but most certainly not least) a heartfelt thank you to Gia Giasullo and Peter Freeman, owners of Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Shop.

Central Park Day After Shoot

Say hello (again) to the lovely Marisa and Matt. I shot their wedding last October (check it out here). Now here they are rocking a really fun day after shoot in Central Park. A lot of people ask what a ‘day after shoot’ is, so here is a look. They’re great fun photo sessions that happen post wedding. I love them because I get to see my clients again and couples love them because they get a portrait session without the stress and pressures they’re feeling on their wedding day. We lucked out with some unseasonably warm weather and got some really fun, stunning photographs.

Me and my iPhone

I take a lot of photos with my iPhone. A lot. And I tend to do very little with them. Until now. I’ve decided to begin a weekly series of iPhonography. I’m not sure what it will become, but I’m excited. So today’s post is about me.

I know clients and potential clients often want to know a bit more about me. Usually this happens over a coffee at our initial meeting, but there is no reason I shouldn’t bring a little of ‘me’ to the blog every now and again. So, here goes…

I love Brooklyn.
Coney Island
And my cat Moo.

I drink a lot of coffee.

I used to teach art.

I’m a Canon shooter.

I wish cats could use Photoshop.

I love to travel,
Jet Blue
but I also love keeping things local.

Christmastime is my favorite time of year.

And this is what I look like.

Website Update

Right now I’m in the process of updating my website, so please excuse its messiness! 2009 came and went so quickly and I don’t think I took the time to update my site more than once… oops! So as part of my new year plans, I’m taking the time to add new galleries (yippee!) and new features to bring my site up to speed. After all it is 2010!

Since the site is currently down, I wanted to make sure the blog is as current as can be. This past weekend I kicked the new year off in style with a wonderful (and absolutely freezing!!!) wedding shoot in lower Manhattan. Despite the unbearable temperature, we got some pretty amazing shots! Here are my favorite two so far. More to come though!


DUMBO Family Portraits – Marci, Sean & Mercedes

On Monday morning, I headed back down to Dumbo to photograph Marci, Sean and Mercedes. The weather was amazing – a perfect mix of sun and clouds and a gorgeous blue sky! The three of them are an adorable and it was such a pleasure to spend time with them. Here are a few of my favorite shots from our session. Enjoy!
I love this shot with Marci and Sean in the background!

Joanne & Kevin (part one)

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to meet Kevin and Joanne’s families when I photographed their pre-wedding celebration at Chakra Restaurant in Paramus, NJ. The restaurant was beautiful and the food – amazing! But more than that, Kevin and Joanne have wonderful families and friends who I’m so excited to spend the day with this Sunday… it was great to have a preview of what the wedding day is going to be like. I can’t wait!

Here is a sneak peak at the happy couple!


Preschool Shoots

This round of Candid Kid School Photos are complete. I had a wonderful time taking photographs of such adorable preschoolers. All of the staff and kids were such a pleasure to be around. While taking pictures I had the chance to do a bit of goofing around with the kids. We made cameras out of legos, played in the snow, sang and danced to Laurie Berkner and even did some yoga with Lauren from Bija Kids!

As parents give me permission, I’ll add more images to this post, but for now I leave you with one of my favorite shots!

A big thank you to everyone at Rory’s Room, Parker’s Place and Hudson’s House for a fun time!

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I had the pleasure of photographing another production at Manhasset High School. Having done plenty of High School theater, I was (again) amazed at the quality level of this production and its stars. Nice work guys!
Love this shot.

attempting to blog… (part II)

That appears much better!

So my autism photography project will be on display for two months at the Starbucks on the corner of Dean Street and Court Street in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (if I ever get them framed).

June 2-July 31st