The Photo Week: Why Your Photography Isn’t Going Anywhere (& How To Fix It!)

Do me a favor: go online and make a list of your favorite photographers. Seriously, go online and look up some photographers that when you see their work you say WOW! If you don’t know where to start, google “famous photographers”.

I can go through a list of amazing artists: Sally Mann, Zack Arias, Ansel Adams, Mary Ellen Mark, Anne Leibowitz, Richard Avedon, Continue reading “The Photo Week: Why Your Photography Isn’t Going Anywhere (& How To Fix It!)”

The Photo Week: Finding The Beautiful In The Disaster

One of the things I absolutely love is nature. I can be surrounded by nature all day and feel nothing but joy! So when Will and I had time to go to one of our favorite parks to photograph, we leaped at the chance.

What happened when we arrived was just an utter shock… Continue reading “The Photo Week: Finding The Beautiful In The Disaster”

The Photo Week: How To Prep For Your Portrait In Just 5 Minutes!

You ever wanna walk into a studio and come out with amazing shots of yourself?

This is the wish and dream of every client that walks into my studio. They booked a portrait shoot and think that it is going to be great!! Which is how they should feel because having your photo taken is such a great feeling.

We want to look good in our photos! Continue reading “The Photo Week: How To Prep For Your Portrait In Just 5 Minutes!”

My Awesome Pick-Me-Up For The Working Woman!

Ever had a day where you just need a pick-me-up?

Sometimes it’s hard to get up in the morning and go about your day, especially if you are doing the same thing over and over.

It can just get so tiresome before you even start the day (because the moment you wake up you think “Aw balls I gotta do that today”) Continue reading “My Awesome Pick-Me-Up For The Working Woman!”

The Photo Week: Top 5 Things You Should Ask Your Photographer BEFORE Your Shoot!

Do you ever have a nervous feeling whenever you are introduced or meet someone new?

I know their are times where I get a little shy when I do meet new people because I never want to come off as rude or disrespectful.

It’s like going into a job interview for the first time – you have no idea who you are going to meet or you’re afraid you are going to trip and fall flat on your face (which has happened to me before haha!). Continue reading “The Photo Week: Top 5 Things You Should Ask Your Photographer BEFORE Your Shoot!”

The Photo Week: Why It Is Okay To Unleash Your Alter Ego

Have you ever had this impulse to just do something out of the ordinary?

You turn on the television and you see your favorite show on and you just wonder “Hmm I wonder what it would be like to live like him/her?

A lot of people I work with approach me with these ideas of portraying  someone that is just totally opposite from who you are day to day: their alter ego! Continue reading “The Photo Week: Why It Is Okay To Unleash Your Alter Ego”

What You Ought To Know About Today’s Music!

One of the things that I love about my line of work is that you get to meet so many talented people.

It’s crazy to meet and see what people are capable of creating – it makes me hope for the future. It makes me feel and know that there is actual talent in the world to be shared and looked at. Continue reading “What You Ought To Know About Today’s Music!”

Could Your Appearance Be A Career Downfall? Spotlight on Jeremy Nunez!

The summer is starting and this is the time of year where things get super hectic!

Summer is my busiest time of year because I get booked for so many outdoor events and family portraits. And regardless in how many years of experience I have in photography, I always get a nervous feeling before I shoot. But lately it’s a different kind of nervous… Continue reading “Could Your Appearance Be A Career Downfall? Spotlight on Jeremy Nunez!”

The Photo Week: How The Greatest Artist Of All Helped Me Create Beautiful Work!

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, the after math was heartbreaking.

Coney Island was buried in sand, homes were left in ruins and trains were down for days and days on end. I’ve never experienced anything like this in my life! Sandy was a true force of nature and we all completely underestimated her. Continue reading “The Photo Week: How The Greatest Artist Of All Helped Me Create Beautiful Work!”

The Photo Week: How 13 Year Old Girls Helped Me Stop Bullying & Save Lives

A couple of years ago, a very dear friend of mine committed suicide and it tore me to pieces.

For those of you who have experienced a loss like this, there’s no words to describe the feeling of knowing that your friend left this world by choice. It wasn’t until I found out later that the main reason of his actions was because he was constantly bullied and chastised for being different. Continue reading “The Photo Week: How 13 Year Old Girls Helped Me Stop Bullying & Save Lives”