Queens has some of the best views of the NYC skyline to take pictures from. I previously wrote about Brooklyn’s best photography spots and realized I should write one for Queens too. “The World’s Borough” is the largest New York City borough with the most diversity in the world, and is home to sports havens […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

November 11, 2023

The Best Queens Photography Spots To Take Pictures

The 7 train platform at Queensboro Plaza is a great Queens photography spots.

Let me start by saying that I’ve only ventured to Summit One Vanderbilt observatory during the tranquil embrace of sunrise. If you’ve seen the crowds during regular daytime hours on social media, you’ll understand why. As the newest observatory in New York City, this place can get busy, with security noting that it can see […]

Content Creation, NYC Photography

November 4, 2023

Experience Sunrise at SUMMIT One Vanderbilt Observatory

Reflection of the mirrored floor and walls of Summit One Vanderbilt observatory before sunrise.

In typical concert photography fashion, only a few hours before the Trilogy Tour was set to kick off at Madison Square Garden I received a last-minute approval to photograph the legendary trio of Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, and Pitbull. On this evening, I can finally check off “photographing at Madison Square Garden.” The last time […]

Concert Photography, Event Photography

November 2, 2023

Concert Photography of Trilogy Tour at Madison Square Garden

Like in the spring during cherry blossom season, Central Park is one of the best places in NYC to see fall foliage since it’s one of the only locations in the concrete jungle with an abundance of trees. This may be an unpopular opinion, but you don’t need to go on a road trip to […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

October 28, 2023

The Best Central Park Fall Foliage Spots To Take Pictures

Oak Bridge is one of the best Central Park fall foliage photography spots.

New York City is not only famous for its iconic skyline but also for its mesmerizing moonrises. Capturing the moon with the NYC skyline, or any urban skyline at that, is a must-capture. In this guide, let’s explore the best photography locations, equipment, and techniques to help you capture stunning moonrise moments. Disclosure: Some links […]

Astrophotography, Camera Gear, NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Photography Tips

October 21, 2023

How To Photograph A Supermoon With The NYC Skyline

Supermoon NYC skyline photography with the Empire State Building.

Beyond its delectable wood-fired pizzas and Italian-inspired menu, Porta in Jersey City is the ideal canvas for capturing cherished moments. This trendy hotspot in New Jersey, which frequently hosts private events, boasts a vibrant atmosphere that draws both locals and visitors alike. It was in this lively setting that I got to capture a wonderful […]

Camera Gear, Couples, Event Photography, Photography Tips

October 14, 2023

Porta Jersey City Event Photography Wedding Celebration

Porta Jersey City event photography embellished pizza purse.

Halloween is just around the corner, and you know what that means – it’s time to add some spooktacular content to your social media feeds. The city is teeming with amazing photo spots of Halloween decorations in NYC, and in this blog post, I’ll share with you some spots to explore some of the most […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations

October 7, 2023

Where To Find Photo Spots of Halloween Decorations Around NYC

It's easy to find Halloween decorations in NYC since residents get into the holiday spirit.

When it comes to photographing professional headshots in natural light, one of my go-to locations is Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City, Queens. With the iconic Manhattan skyline as your backdrop, and the warm, soft glow of golden hour casting its magic, you have the perfect recipe for stunning portraits. A headshot, in […]

Camera Gear, Photography Tips, Portraits

September 30, 2023

Gantry Plaza State Park Natural Light Headshots

Natural light headshot with ambient bokeh from the NYC skyline in the background.

Macklemore, the musical virtuoso born Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, has been an indomitable force in the music industry for well over a decade. Renowned for his socially charged lyrics and infectious pop-infused hip-hop tracks like Thrift Shop, he possesses an uncanny knack for forging profound connections with his audience. I had the privilege of photographing Macklemore’s […]

Concert Photography, Event Photography

September 24, 2023

Macklemore Mackin’ It at Pier 17 Rooftop

Rapper Macklemore talks to the audience at The Rooftop at Pier 17 with the World Trade Center in the background.

Up in the mountains of Utah, I was invited to go on my first Sony Kando Trip! I have never been so nervous to attend something in my adult life as I was going to my inaugural Kando Trip mainly because I didn’t know anyone and there were world-famous photographers attending. This brand-sponsored event took […]

Camera Gear, Content Creation, Entrepreneurship, Personal Life, Travel

September 16, 2023

Recap Of My First Sony Kando Trip!

An incredible sunset burn seen from the summit of Snowbird Resort in Utah, where Sony Kando Trip was hosted.