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.

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.

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.

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