Posts Tagged ‘commentary’

Spring Wedding Color Trends 2018

Spring Wedding Color Inspiration – 2018 Somehow – amazingly – the Spring 2018 wedding season is fast approaching (i’m not really sure how that happened exactly) And therefore, wedding planning is kicking into high gear with all those last minute details and even still some big decisions to be made. It’s no secret that I…

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The Deeper Meaning of Wedding Photography

A Deeper Meaning of Wedding Photography I think it’s fair to say that as photographers – and all artists in general – often get wrapped up in our own heads about the value and importance of our work. Maybe I’m speaking for myself here, but after 20+ years of doing this I know it’s easy…

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The ‘why’ Behind What We Do

  As photographers we generally all complain, especially at the end of the season, about how exhausted we are and how we need a break and how we want to sleep for a week straight, which I suppose is similar to anyone looking forward to their vacation (our off-season becomes a ‘forced vacation’ mandated simply by the…

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The Pros and Cons of the "Wedding Shot List"

There are a lot of mixed feelings in the photographic community about weddings and photographic shot lists. Most photographers truly fear getting that email from a couple with the ‘Must-Have’s’ (an expression I dislike as much as “Please Advise”) which you hesitantly open it asking yourself, “Will this be a few realistic requests or a…

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Photoshop and the Decline of Western Civilization

I can still recall my first experience with this thing called Photoshop. At the time, the image in question had been manipulated on a Scitex imaging workstation, which is now so ancient it’s hard to even find info if you Google the term. I believe they were room sized machines that cost something like $600…

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the daunting task of choosing wedding favorites

Nobody said this was easy: the 2012 edition SO I sit here in my office the sunday before Christmas Eve and find that it’s an extremely quiet day – little to no email, ringing phone, messages…and even very little facebook activity!  I decided then, with the brief pre-Christmas peacefulness, to go through all of my wedding…

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Ground Zero – 11 years/365 days later

For the past 4 or 5 years I’ve had the fun job and great experience of photographing the Brunswick School Prom , which is held on World Yacht around NYC. We have usually had the good luck of great weather, so most everybody could enjoy time on the upper outdoor deck taking in the views.…

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