Since 2018, you might have seen on Instagram epic pictures of the sun directly in the center of the NYC grid. First coined by the astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson this phenomenon is called Manhattanhenge, and it’s when the setting sun can be seen aligning precisely between the buildings of Manhattan’s grid. When Is Manhattanhenge The […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Photography Tips

May 15, 2022

The Ultimate Manhattanhenge Sun Photography Tips

Manhattanhenge is a great opportunity for sun photography. As seen from Tudor City Overpass.

Brooklyn has some of the best views of the NYC skyline to take pictures from. It has its own culture and character, with so many activities and options depending on your priority. Just like “the city” is not just Manhattan, Brooklyn is not just DUMBO or Williamsburg. As the second-largest borough, there’s so much to […]

Content Creation, NYC Photography, Photo Locations

April 28, 2022

The Best Brooklyn Photography Spots To Take Pictures

Sunrise portrait on the Brooklyn Bridge which is one of the best Brooklyn photography spots.

Did you know the largest U-pick tulip farm in the country is in New Jersey? If you didn’t, now you do! With over 8 million tulips, Holland Ridge Farms quite literally puts the ‘garden’ in the Garden State. Located about 90 minutes outside of NYC in the town of Cream Ridge, this 300-acre Dutch farm […]

Content Creation, Photo Locations, Travel

April 19, 2022

NYC Day Trip Idea: Visit This U-Pick Tulip Farm in NJ!

Holland Ridge Farms is a New Jersey Tulip Farm during the spring season.

Even though it’s officially spring as of March 20, it’s not really spring until the cherry blossoms start blooming in NYC. New York City in spring is absolutely magical! With the warmer weather comes an extra pep in your step. Over the years, I’ve found these to be the best places to see cherry blossoms […]

Content Creation, NYC Photography, Photo Locations

February 11, 2022

The Best Places To See Cherry Blossoms In NYC!

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of the best places to see cherry blossoms in NYC.

Both the Bethesda Terrace and Fountain are some of the most iconic locations in Central Park to do a photoshoot. It’s one of the first spots in New York City I recommend because it’s recognizable. My amazing client and her husband flew in from Dallas, Texas because they wanted to celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary. […]

Couples, Lifestyle Photoshoot, NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Portraits

February 6, 2022

Bethesda Terrace and Fountain Winter Photoshoot

A couple looks at each other under the arches of Bethesda Terrace and Fountain in NYC.

Central Park is one of the most photographed locations in New York City. It is no surprise then that it is also one of the best photo locations for Instagram-worthy photoshoots too! Contact me if you want to schedule your own epic photoshoot in the park, or read through this guide where I’ve compiled all […]

Content Creation, NYC Photography, Photo Locations

January 10, 2022

The Best Central Park Photo Spots To Take Pictures

The Oak Bridge is hands down one of the best Central Park photo spots for portraits, even during a snowstorm.

There are so many great photo spots in the city all year-round, but Christmas lights in NYC are an extra special experience! While the rest of the Western world is celebrating after Halloween, the season is in full swing right after the Thanksgiving Parade. Personally, I’m not the biggest fan of the holidays in NYC […]

Content Creation, NYC Photography, Photo Locations

December 23, 2021

Where To Find The Best Christmas Lights In NYC

Seeing the Rockefeller Center Tree is a must do when checking out all the Christmas Lights in NYC.

Skyscrapers are a dime a dozen here, so which one is the best observatory in NYC to take pictures from? It feels like there is quite literally a competition for which building has the best experience and views. Each year a new attraction is popping up. There are the classics like the Empire State Building, […]

NYC Photography, Photo Locations, Travel

November 23, 2021

Photographing From The Best Observatory In NYC

The Edge is one of the best observatories in NYC, but gets super crowded.

For my own personal branding photoshoot, I wanted it to be…well, personal. In my opinion, high-quality photos are the bare minimum in order to stand out in the ever-growing digital world. If you’re running your own business you definitely need pictures for everything such as social media, website, emails… the list goes on! Personal branding […]

Entrepreneurship, NYC Photography, Photo Locations

October 25, 2021

Preparing For My NYC Personal Branding Photoshoot

Personal branding photoshoot of Erin Donahue wearing a vintage Christian Dior blazer and holding a Sony a7iii at Gantry Plaza State Park.

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.