You can’t tell by looking at these pictures, but this was my first real test of using a hot-shoe flash in a non-static environment! I was photographing a friend’s engagement dinner at Rule of Thirds in Brooklyn, and since it’s a restaurant, we were indoors with no windows. I can’t speak for all photographers, but […]

Clients, Couples, Engagement, Events, NYC Photography

October 12, 2021

Rule of Thirds Brooklyn Engagement Dinner

Tom and Janet sitting in front of the "just engaged" sign in a private room at Rule of Thirds, Brooklyn and showing of their engagement ring.

It’s no secret that photographing New York City is always a good idea. But have you thought about capturing the skyline from above in a helicopter? I totally recommend doing this bucket list item at least once in your life! As someone who hates rollercoasters and has a fear of heights, surprisingly, I always feel […]

Camera Gear, NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Photography Tips

September 18, 2021

Photographing New York City From A Helicopter

Sticking my feet out of the open door helicopter while photographing New York City.

Looking for a Western European destination where you get the ultimate bang for your buck? Then look no further than this Lisbon itinerary! This trip was part of a series of trips I went on right after I quit my job. The other destinations I went to were Albania, Savannah, and Miami. The number one […]

Content Creation, Hotels, Photo Locations, Travel

September 14, 2021

My Lisbon Itinerary For A One Week Trip

Laying on a couch on the rooftop bar of Hotel Mundial in Lisbon during sunset.

Short on time, but want to visit a beautiful city full of history, views, and good eats? Then a thorough Savannah GA itinerary is all you need! Savannah has been on my list of locations to visit for a while, and it did not disappoint. It’s quick and easy to get to from New York […]

Content Creation, Photo Locations, Travel

September 10, 2021

A Thorough 3-5 Day Savannah GA Itinerary

Make sure to add to your Savannah, GA itinerary a walk through the tree tunnel at the Wormsloe Historic Site.

Hidden on Cornelia Street in the West Village lies the beautiful Palma restaurant in NYC. The entrance is unassuming, but once you step inside, you’re immediately surrounded by the quaint ambiance of a small Italian villa. Disclosure: Some links may be affiliate links. This means that I may earn a small commission if you decide […]

Couples, Engagement, Events, NYC Photography

August 19, 2021

Palma Restaurant NYC Engagement Dinner

A loving moment between Michelle Paltan and her fiance, Jordan, on the 2nd floor terrace of Palma NYC Restaurant.

The Mohawk House in Sparta, NJ is a beautiful rustic venue perfect for an occasion like a wedding. My clients, Jennifer and Beatrice (Bea) came to me about two months before their big day looking for a wedding photographer because our mutual friend, who is also an amazing nail tech, referred me. Disclosure: Some links […]

Couples, Events, Weddings

August 17, 2021

Mohawk House Sparta NJ Wedding

Bea and Jennifer standing together as wife and wife at their wedding which took place at the Mohawk House Sparta, NJ.

Wagner Cove is a secluded pavilion on the west side of Central Park next to The Lake and is the perfect spot for photos. Kat Gaffney and I were actually co-workers at a hedge fund together when she approached me to take her bridal portraits. Her only criteria for the location was that it needed […]

Clients, NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Portraits

August 10, 2021

Wagner Cove Summer Bridal Portraits

Traditional wedding portrait of Kat Gaffney under the pavilion of Wagner Cove.

Toxic work culture, burnout, the hamster wheel that is a 9-5. That’s what I left when I finally quit my corporate job to run my own business. After seven years in the finance industry, it was time to bounce! My time in corporate ended on August 3, 2021, but this date was actually years in […]

Entrepreneurship, Personal Life

August 9, 2021

I Quit My Corporate Job To Run My Own Business

Portrait of Erin Donahue smiling for the camera while holding a black Sony a6400 and wearing a green dress.

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