If one lesson was learned during this shoot, it’s that the rain clouds had our number. Each time I set up for a shot involving more than one light…RAIN! You have to know we kept trying though and came away with some great running shots. We photographed around Spring Lake, New Jersey swapping outfits and getting excellent […]
Having lived in New Brunswick for close to a decade you would think I would have visited Old Towne before 2014. Nope! Now I have been there twice in the past month. Our little model is Bella and you can tell she is extremely difficult to work with. The constant smiling and happiness gets in […]
I met with the Newman family for portraits at Roosevelt Park in Edison, New Jersey (near Menlo Park Mall). The lake and playground are a great backdrop for family photos. It’s not easy keeping the attention of a toddler and the playground gives them a chance to unwind and provides great moments. The park also […]
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Another night rocking out with the beloved Beer Goggles! I put the Canon 6D through the paces for this shoot. Typical dim bar scene. Very little in the way of stage lighting. Shot some of my favorites @ f/1.4, 1/50, @ ISO6400.
If anyone deserves credit for hauling it out in 15 degree weather, look no further than Allyse. I am always game to work in the craziest conditions, but models vary. To her credit we shot for a full hour and had as much fun as possible. Never forget how much fun snow is. Adults complain […]
We had the luxury of a comfortable fall morning to shoot with Chris on the Pine Valley Christmas Tree farm in Elkton, Maryland. I lost my damn mind and decided to shoot with three totally different cameras. One DSLR. One medium format with b&w film. One 35mm with color film. I think I prefer the […]
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Visited The High Line for the first time yesterday. It’s better than I had imagined! From thehighline.org: “The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. It is owned by the City of New York, and maintained and operated by Friends of […]
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The Grand Harvest Wine Festival was held at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morristown, New Jersey on a foggy autumn day. I tasted several of the local wineries, but I also wanted to explore a bit. It was extremely overcast, but you can see the fall colors breaking through the grey.
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Last week I took a thoroughly relaxing lunch break at Rutgers Gardens. Yet another perk of making your own schedule. Somewhere along the way I lost my fork in the bamboo forest. Forking unbelievable! Lucky for me Jeff Heckman happened to have bamboo chopsticks for me to borrow. Once lunch was over, I trekked over […]