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Thank you! And My Most Liked on Instagram

First, a big Thank You to everyone who visited this blog this year! According the WordPress, the blog was viewed 75,000 times in 2015. People visited from 112 countries (wow!). Most visitors came via Facebook and Pinterest. Also, 2015 was a year in which I got more active on Instagram. Here are my most Liked photos on Instagram in 2015 (according […]

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Framed Prints and a Sale

(I posted this in September, but it is still active.) Framed custom prints are the latest addition to my online shopping cart options. To celebrate this new option, I’ve created the Buy More, Save More sale codes below. Use the codes  when ordering any prints or products via the online shopping cart in any currently […]

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News & Info, Weddings

Q&A: Should We Have an Unplugged Wedding?

Clients occasionally ask about having an “unplugged wedding ceremony” — a ceremony during which guests are not permitted to make photos/video. Here is an example: “I had a question I wanted to ask you about the wedding ceremony that my fiancé, our officiant and I were discussing yesterday. I was reading an article awhile ago about how brides […]

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Blog Update

I’m taking a little pause from blogging as this time of year is super busy with weddings, portraits, editing, albums and print orders. Wedding photography is very seasonal and September / October is about the peak for the year. Although the blog looks quiet at the moment, there are thousands of new photos going into clients’ online galleries. Thanks for […]

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News & Info

September 28th Available

September 28th is open on my calendar and I can offer event photography at 15% off my regular rate for this date (sales tax may be additional).  Know anyone who has a special event planned for Sunday, 9/28/14 and needs a photographer?  If so, please have them get in touch via the Contact page. Thanks!

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2011 Editor’s Choice Award!

I’m very honored to be one of the winners of Brides New Jersey‘s first-ever Editor’s Choice Awards! Editor in Chief Julie Raimondi describes the new award as follows: “It’s a way for the editorial staff and I to officially recognize the amazing, forward-thinking, art-creating, call-returning, trend-making wedding vendors who inspire and delight us every time we […]

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Kids Portraits, News & Info

Kids’ Portraits Raise Money for School

Last month I photographed about 500 students for the Ridge Home and School Association in Ridgewood, NJ.  Grade K spelled out the alphabet, while grades 1 though 5 were arranged in small groups.  An amazing team of moms made the photo shoot a great success.  The resulting 24×36″ framed prints, along with a portrait session, […]

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Moving Photos to an External Hard Drive

A client asks — I have saved all of our wedding photos from the disc to one of our computers and I would like to move them to our external hard drive. Will they lose any of their quality if I do this? Happily, photos won’t lose any of their quality in a copy or move.  Computers […]

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We’re Engaged, Now What?

I’ve enjoyed working with NYC wedding and event planner Sarah Pease of Brilliant Event Planning and I’m helping her to get the word out about a free webinar entitled “We’re Engaged, Now What?” She’ll be offering advice on how to get started with planning your wedding, how to set up a budget and where to find […]

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I’m back!

I’m back from vacation! I’ll post some personal photos from my trip when I get a chance. A change in my site’s theme seems to have resolved the issue with the jumpy navigation menus. The new theme is a modified version of Soft Tofu by Tofurious. If you have any comments on the new theme, […]

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News & Info, Weddings

WPJA Photo Contest Results Announced

Happy 4th of July! The Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA) announced the results for its Q1 2009 photo contest today. Photographers submitted entries from many countries, including the USA, Australia, Hong Kong, France, England, Slovenia, Canada, Italy, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Germany, Poland, Greece, Belgium, Trinidad & Tobago, Thailand and Singapore. The judges were photojournalists Walter Astrada, […]

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A new Search box :-)

I’ve just upgraded the Search box on this blog. It seems like a little thing, but it’s actually a big improvement over the old one. It’s labeled simply “Search” but it does a live search as you type. Please give it a try!

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If your email bounced back

It appears that my web host has a spam blocker that treated some legitimate emails as spam during the past day or two. If your recent email was returned as “undeliverable” or with a “delivery has failed” message, please resend it to me. I believe the problem is resolved. Sorry about any inconvenience. Thank you!

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Newark unveils a new trolley service

A new Newark Trolley service was officially opened this weekend. The trolley will help bring sports fans and concert goers from the Prudential Center to restaurants and other local attractions in the nearby Ironbound district. The trolley is reminiscent of Newark trolleys in historical photos. I photographed the event for Newark’s Brick City Development Corp. and the Tritonic […]

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To twitter or not to twitter

So I signed up for Twitter yesterday! On the advice of photographer friends, it seems like a good idea to reserve one’s name before someone else takes it. Twitter.com is extremely popular at the moment. I’m amazed that so many people are using it. At the same time, I’m not sure whether it will be […]

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Backup Systems for Mac-based Photographers

If you do digital photography, then a backup system is a critical part of your computer. Here are some ideas on how to set up an automated backup system for a Mac computer. This is basic info for anyone who has recently switched from Windows to a Mac or has had a Mac for a […]

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