Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Photo of the Day 9/29

Unamed creek, Peters Valley. I remember going to this spot when I was a kid with my parents and sisters, then in high school with friends and now with my kids. Mint grows on the small banks and the water is the clearest in all of Sussex County, maybe New Jersey.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Wainschel/Cools 2nd Day Shoot

This past Thursday I met Ida and Andres in Manhattan to do a second day shoot. They choose not to do an engagement session because they wanted to do this instead. After a short ride on the PATH we met in Manhattan and they got changed at friends apartment. Thanks to Jurgen for the hospitality! We went all around Central Park then headed down to Rockafeller Plaza. Everyone said congratulations and how beautiful Ida looked, and when confronted, some Canadian women said that Andres was very handsome.

As it got late we headed to the observation deck at the Rockafeller
building. It was quite windy and getting a bit chilly but the views and the photos were spectacular! Everyone all around NYC stopped to take a picture of them and I was sure that Ida was the most photographed woman in the city that day. Andres would have been the most photographed man but, Barack Obama was in town.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Gresh/Coppola Wedding 9/20

On Sunday I was back at the awesome Skytop Lodge to photograph the wedding of Linda Gresh and Richard Coppola. It was a gorgeous day full of sunshine, friends and family. Linda had her day planned very well with the help of Maureen at Skytop and it went perfect.
We did lots of photos all around the main lodge with a bunch of ideas the happy couple had. The couch, the Thank You signs, and of course, the Harley. Thanks guys!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Herzog/Koch Wedding 9/18

Friday I photographed the wedding day of Lauren Herzog and Richard Koch at Bretton Woods in Morris Plains. Lauren and her girls got ready at Bretton and then the guys showed up later. Doing all the photos before the ceremony, which was across the street, allowed everyone to party right away. Thanks to Carrie for the referral and nice to see Ida and Andres from just last month!
It was a great wedding with beautiful people, great locations, and lots of laughs!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Straight Nappy, Hackensack NJ

Once a month, on a Sunday, I take my oldest daughter Gwen to get her hair locked at a salon in Hackensack. Empress Tintawi, at left, spends the better part of three hours making my daughters hair look gorgeous. This is no easy task, Gwen is fidigty, bored easily and well, 7. Since the first time I went, I saw the photographic oppourtunities in this community gathering place. A fun, relaxed, professional salon that has great characters coming and going.