Category Archives: Personal

Cookie Expeditions

Some people dream about climbing Everest. Others want to go skydiving before they die. Me? Well, I had a much loftier vision: To create the perfect chocolate chip cookie. It took me over a year, dozens of recipes, and about a hundred baking sessions to figure out textures and taste. (Above photo is the NY […]

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Opinions Not Welcome

A few years back I was shooting an actor’s headshots in New York City. We made images for hours; some in studio, others in unique nooks we discovered. We had a great time, exploring different outfits and expressions. As I was shooting, I was showing him some of my favorites, asking if we were on […]

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Annual Gratitude Sessions

THE WHY: Nothing makes me happier than having a camera in my hand. It is an unparalleled love. On wedding days, when I have the opportunity to document something for 15 hours, there is no greater feeling. I love the intensity, the energy and the emotion. I cannot believe you pay me to do this. […]

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A Break

It’s been exactly three months since I stopped blogging daily. I needed a total break to thoughtfully analyze whether I should continue this blog in its current form. It’s been chugging along for almost ten years! Woah! Now, I love blogging weddings because it gives me a chance to tell other people’s love stories, showcase […]

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The Best Day Ever

Every now and then I run into someone I haven’t seen in awhile. They inform me they read this blog. This is horrifying enough, but then they feel compelled to share their opinions on it. The unsolicited comments make my face red, my mind anxious and my body filled with dread. (Even if it’s mostly […]

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