My friend Bob Lussier is a fantastic photographer and super awesome friend in Massachusetts. He recently organized an entire trip for a group of friends. We went up to Acadia National Park for a few days, rented a house, photographed from sunrise to sunset each day and made magic. Lots of magic! This photograph was Continue reading…

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The Grey Man

The Grey Man

My friend Mark Garbowski is an attorney and photographer from New York City.  For years Mark has been making self portraits in a really fun outfit and publishing them on his blog. The series is monochrome, which means it’s all black and white. The Grey Man is this mysterious man who walks through the streets Continue reading…

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Looking Silly in Photographs


Sometimes as photographers we make our subjects look silly, and sometimes we make ourselves look silly. For example, in the first photo you will notice it’s a behind the scenes view (which my wife captured). It looks like I am photographing the couple’s butts.  I’m down on a knee and the couple is standing with their Continue reading…

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Win A 2014 PhotoPlus Expo Full Conference Pass!


My friends at Tether Tools have offered to allow me to giveaway their a full conference pass to PhotoPlus Expo. I’m super excited about this because it’s one of my favorite conferences, it’s in New York City, and it’s from my favorite tethering accessory company. What is PhotoPlus Expo? Basically it’s organized by PDN who Continue reading…

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Help Me Raise Money for Charity – 5 Day Deal Ends October 20, 2014


Help me raise money for charity by purchasing the 5 day deal. This photography event starts on October 15th and ends October 20th. Watch the video listen to what I have to say about it. You can also read the official language below. Then head over to the 5 day deal website and purchase and Continue reading…

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Family Portraits Don’t Have To Be Planned Or Posed

Family Portrait Posing

Family photos are a funny thing. Many families believe that they need to be posed to be good. To be enjoyed. When in reality, if the family acts the way they would on a typical family day then the photos would be so much better. Here is an example. This family had a 2 year Continue reading…

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How To Plan A Photowalk (A Video Conversation)


Want to know how to plan a photowalk? I have planned many photowalks over the years. But recently I was working with two friends to plan a large photowalk to take place after the 2014 Photo Plus Expo in New York City. Before having our final call to finish up the planning I decided to Continue reading…

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Night Vision Photographers

Night Vision Photographers

I have horrible night vision. I have no problem telling you that. So when I am photographing at night I can barely see a few feet in front of me. So how do I get around it? Great question! When I know I will be photographing something at night I always pack one tool with Continue reading…

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Hands Filled With Love


It’s a really nice feeling, as a photographer, to photograph a couple’s engagements photos and then be asked to photograph their maternity photographs as well. Baby Lucca is now here, but before he entered the world I met the couple at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania where the engagement photographs were made as well. We worked our Continue reading…

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Come On, Walk On By


Street photography as an introvert or ambivert is different than street photography as an extrovert. As a ambivert you wait, patiently, waiting for some to walk on by. As an extrovert you go out of your way to make sure the photograph is exactly how you want – by means of deeper interaction with the Continue reading…

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