Fall Wedding Inspiration for the Newly Engaged

Time to pop the question?  For many, that will be the most memorable part of this holiday season...  December is the most popular month for engagements with about 40 percent of engagements occurring between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day, according to Wedding Wire.  Want a few more stats?  Top 10 Most Popular Days to Get Married.

Wishing all some luck this season, and for those who say yes, some fall wedding inspiration.  

Happy Holidays!



It's that time of year: Fall family photos!

Fall is a classic time of year for family portrait sessions. It makes sense, as everyone is back into a routine and holiday cards are just around the corner. What I truly love about fall portraits are the colors, the crisp air, the cozy sweaters, and the smiles. Enjoy your fall. Play in the leaves. Make memories. If you'd like to schedule a portrait session, please fill out the contact page on my website. 

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First Birthday Portrait + Party

First birthdays are a milestone for the parents as much as the babies - it's a true accomplishment. Sleep gets better, communication emerges, and first steps are taken. I recently took these first year birthday photos at the family's apartment and roof deck in NYC.  All the details were filled with love including a homemade hot air balloon. The happiest of birthdays to Miles!

Bring on the Sunshine: Beach Weddings

All of the senses are engaged at beach weddings.  The water laps, the air is crisp, the sand touches your feet, and of course, the views are all-encompassing.  A few of my favorite shots at beach weddings over the years.

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"Martha's Flowers"

I can't believe it's taken more so long to share this, but my photography has been included in Martha Stewart's recent book: Martha's Flowers!  It's a gorgeous guide to gathering, growing and enjoying flowers.  My photos are from a shoot over a few days at Martha's house in Bedford, NY.  Check it out and a quick sneak peek at my pages.

Spring Weddings

I love capturing nature at events.  And, while this spring has been off to a chilly start, soon flowers will be in full bloom... the perfect setting for a wedding.  And for spring, it's all about romantic pastels and fragrant flowers.  The bouquets are especially stunning, providing a gorgeous reflection of the season's natural beauty. 

The Mitzvah Scene

If you've been to a Bar/Bat Mitzvah party recently, you might think you've stepped into a nightclub.   Nonstop dancing, the latest hip-hop and pop tracks, fashion statements everywhere, and a custom logo to top it off.  Welcome to this generation's mitzvah scene... they're having a blast!

Venues captured here: Orange Lawn Tennis Club, Chatham Fish & Game & Slate NYC

A Bryant Park Grill Wedding in November

I had the honor of shooting this classic, picturesque wedding in the heart of New York City at Bryant Park Grill.  While November brought some bitter cold for the day, we were able to get outside and be part of the vibrancy that fills the park.  Congrats to the lovely couple!

Step 1: Pick a Season

Picking a season is a fun first step for the newly-engaged.  Fall leaves, spring flowers, summer warmth, and brisk winter air help to inspire your wedding style.  I always get outside for a few shots... even with some raindrops, every season is beautiful.  Here are some select outdoor photos of weddings throughout the year.  

Some of the venues featured include: Wave Hill in Riverdale, NY, Red Maple Vineyard in West Park, NY, The Crane Estate in Ipswich, MA, Roundhouse in Beacon, NY, Bryant Park Grill in New York City, The Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY.

Romantic NoHo Wedding

Ah, weddings.  We often talk about the fabulous venues, gorgeous dresses, beautiful flowers... the details.  But in addition to that, it's the subtle moments, connections and laughter that truly warm up the photos.  I had the joy of capturing it all at this New York City wedding. 

Photographing your Newest Edition

There's nothing like the first few weeks. It's a complete joy for me to capture the expressions, interactions, and pure love that the littlest ones bring to a family. My favorite prop: the sibling. Enjoy!

Fall Family Portraits

School is back in session, some cooler days are here, and I've seen quite a few posts about pumpkin spice. It's nearly fall and a beautiful time for family portraits. Any location works in the fall...backyards, a nature trail, urban back drops. They all bring out the hues and gorgeous light of the season. Here are a few photos from 2016 to inspire. 

Valentine's Day: Hidden Moments at Weddings

In celebration of Valentine's Day, I thought I'd post some of my most romantic shots at weddings. My favorite moments are those that others don't see. The secret kiss over dinner, the embrace after the "first look", the look of a groom's face when he sees his bride walk down the aisle. The hidden moments are ones that aren't cliche or staged, but rather an authentic connection between two people.  Happy Valentine's Day!