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Category Archives: family photos
Late winter is great time to….
On looking back on the past year and see the families that I worked with to help them remember the moments. Yes, last year was a year full of moments…it wasn’t the year we wanted but it was the one … Continue reading
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Working with babies…
Kids are predictable in their unpredictability. Every parent and every photographer knows this. The benefit of being a photographer instead of being the parent is the kids may just listen to me over the parents. Not all the time, but … Continue reading
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Newborn sessions…how do you do them and still keep everyone healthy?
Carefully and with long lenses. Outdoors. Details. For this cute family, we went to the park and found a shady spot. I asked the family to bring a blanket and any small props they may want to include. Due to … Continue reading
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My office is real life.
A message to all you parents that want your kids to smile for photos. I get it. This is something you want to remember and you want those memories to be good ones. And sometimes your kids won’t play along. … Continue reading
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My office needs some more light at times.
While natural light is awesome, sometimes you need to add light to make an image. The trick is to make it look natural. And it helps if the baby opens its eyes just at the right moment to catch a … Continue reading
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My office is lit differently every time I step into it.
Sometimes I use the light that’s there and sometimes I bring my own. It all depends on what I need to do. One type of light isn’t better than the other. But knowing how to use both is the most … Continue reading
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My office is wherever families get together.
Three generations & one rainy day. Sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate and we need to roll with the rain and the wind. Luckily, there are places and breaks in the weather that made this family happy in the short window … Continue reading
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My office sometimes take me to Brooklyn
Black and white shows off the light – the angles and lines lead to what’s important. To a beautiful brownstone overlooking the East River and Lower Manhattan. I have been working with this family for years to capture their special … Continue reading
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My office is quiet…
Shhh…the baby is sleeping! I don’t call myself a newborn photographer. To do so would imply to me that I only photograph newborns or that I specialize in newborns. I specialize in moments. Moments that my clients want to save … Continue reading
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