10 Tips to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile

You’ve set up a LinkedIn profile to help you network and find your dream job. You know it’s important to keep your profile updated and to interact with your connections, but how can you improve your profile to encourage potential employers to view it? Should your experience be detailed, or should you keep it simple? …

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How to Prepare for Your Headshot Session

If you’ve never had a professional headshot session before, you may not know quite what to expect. Some of the most common questions we hear from clients are these: What should I wear? Should I have my hair done? What if I have a breakout? For starters, take a deep breath. Relax. You hired a …

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How to Plan for Your Branding Photography Session

These days, between social media and the internet, we live in an incredibly visual world. It’s not enough to snap a few photos yourself of your products and post them on your website. Your images have to be high-quality and eye-catching. They have to capture not only what your company does, but how you do …

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Grow Your Business with Professional Brand Photography

Before you ever open up for business or even begin to build your brand, you determine your products or services, your logo, and your mission. You figure out what you’re going to offer customers and how you’re going to provide it for them.   As you build out your brand, creating a website and social …

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5 Reasons Why You Need Professional Branding Photos

Imagery is a crucial part of creating your brand for your business. While your product or service is the star, quality photos allow you to show off your company and what you and your team can do. After all, first impressions are everything, and you want to create the right first impression with potential customers. …

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What is Branding Photography?

You’ve worked hard to build your business and brand, creating a logo, mission statement, and social media profiles. There are a variety of elements that go into your brand identity, from your promises to your customers to your website to the way you present yourself on your Instagram and Facebook business pages.   I’m sure …

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5 Reasons Why You Need Professional Headshots

  Between TV and movies, the internet, and social media like Instagram and Snapchat, we live in an incredibly visual world. Images are an essential part of both our personal and professional lives, especially if you’re trying to create branding for your career or your own business.   That’s why professional headshots are so important. …

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What to Wear for Your Headshots

Professional headshots are all about communicating with your audience. It is essential that your look matches what you want your image to convey. Especially for those who are self employed, your image is your company. I suggest looking professional yet approachable, as well as trustworthy and intelligent. That may seem like a lot to fit …

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Maternity Pictures

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of maternity pictures? It could be anything from maternity photos of famous celebrities on magazine covers in some dramatic pose or setting to something more simple that you saw on a Pinterest board of pregnancy photos. But if I stopped five pregnant women on …

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Why You Should Have a Newborn Photo Session

If you’re like most people, you probably spent a good chunk of your wedding budget on photos—and with good reason! After all, once all the guests have gone home, your wedding photos are the only thing you have left to remember the emotions and joy of that day. But there are other days in your …

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Everything You Need to Know About a Newborn Session

I’m sure you’ve heard that kids grow up fast, and until you’ve been there yourself, you don’t realize how true that is. That’s why having photos of your children at every stage of their life is so important, especially when they’re newborns. Those images can help you remember years later just how small your little …

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How to Create the Perfect Gallery Wall for Your Home

Looking for a fun way to display your family photos? Gallery walls are a simple way to create visual interest in your home, regardless of how much space you have. It’s the perfect way to make a design statement and a natural conversation-starter. To help you get started, we put together a few tips for …

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Why You Need Professional Portraits

Have you ever considered having professional portraits taken and just thought it wasn’t worth the expense? Or maybe you feel like you just don’t have the time to get photos taken. Life is busy, after all. Maybe you have albums full of photos of your kids and your spouse, but none with you in them …

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Tips to Love Yourself More

We hear a lot these days about self-love and self-care, but in the busyness of everyday life, it can be hard to find time to show yourself a little love. But just like you practice good hygiene by brushing your teeth and washing your hair, it’s essential to take steps to show yourself as much …

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5 Ways to Add a Little Glamour to Your Life

When you hear the word “glamour,” what do you think of? Old Hollywood movie stars in glamorous dresses? Fashion models with perfect hair and makeup? A certain mysterious quality that some women just naturally possess? Glamour is so much more than just appearances. It’s about grace and confidence—finding strength and joy in who you are …

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Woman in blue

I recently photographed my lovely friend, Dorit. We kept the style simple and natural since that is definitely her look and who needs to do anything to such lovely hair anyway? But even a very light coat of makeup really set off her lovely clear blue eyes. We had planned on some outfits for work …

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College Bound

I’ve known this young woman since she was just a little more than a baby and have watch her grow into a very talented, adventurous young adult. I wish her all the best for her future which I’m sure will be bright and promising.
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Rainbow Baby | NYC newborn photography

I can’t imagine the heartbreak a parent must go through when they loose a baby before they have had a chance to enter this world. All that joy and hopeful expectation crushed. The lack of understanding from those around them, some because they might not have even realized the couple was expecting, others out of …

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Someday people will look for pictures of you, what will they find?

We weren’t being morbid or anything while taking these pictures, but Maria was joking that these images will be for her funeral. Maria is in perfect health and we are not keeping secrets from anyone. But the reality is that we are all going to die at some point and your family and friends will …

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What To Wear For Your Maternity Session So You Don’t Regret It In The Future

What to wear for a maternity photoshoot There’s nothing worse than looking back on your maternity photos and seeing yourself in an outfit that was really only suitable for ‘that place in time’.  Go timeless and choose classical looks that will not date and stay away from the trends. You want your shots to be …

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Sisters | beautiful portraits for women in NYC

I don’t have a sister, I’m jealous of those that do. The inseparable bond that will always be there through thick and thin. I love photographing sisters, it amazes me how they relate so easily with each other, how they can be so close and relaxed together. Valeria & Eleonora, were no exception, they just …

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9 Tips for New Dads and Partners to Help the New Mama

Here are some ways partners can help: —Bring mom water each time she breastfeeds. —Change all diapers when you’re home. —Cook meals for Mama. —Wear the baby in a wrap. —Read bedtime stories (it’s never too early). —Bathe your little one. —Do grocery shopping. —Write thank-you notes. —Let Mama nap
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Sweet baby girl | Manhattan baby photographer

This little baby girl was a dream to photograph. She was wide awake but extremely relaxed during the family photographs and then sound asleep for the images on her own. 
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What to expect during a newborn photography session without any surprises

This is such an exciting time for a new parent, so many things to learn, so much more responsibility and to top it off, a lack of sleep! Capturing these first few days in images is such a treasure, your little baby will grow so fast it will be hard to remember how small they …

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The Benefits of Tummy Time

I just read this article by Perri Klass, MD in the New York Times and thought I’d share it with you. It seems that having tummy time can help prevent that flattening of the head you sometimes see on some babies, help with fine motor skills and general upper body strength. An interesting read.
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Ever feel like dancing in St Marks Square as the sun rises?

The lovely Roberta Montagnini got up very early for our fabulous portrait session in Venice. She danced and swirled around St Mark’s Square before all the tourists descended on us. We walked around some of the fabulous buildings that are all around Venice and took lots of lovely photographs. Where do you dream of being …

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Workshop in Italy

I recently had the pleasure of attending a workshop in the Dolomite mountains in Italy. The workshop took place in a renovated castle that looked like a fairy tale on the outside and set up with all the modern amenities on the inside. Over 25 photographers from around the world assembled to learn and improve …

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Red carpet, red velvet

I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph this lovely momma yesterday and at the end of her session I got to play around with some fabric and tulle. I couldn’t wait to process it and share with you all. I know that this gorgeous woman is pregnant but that doesn’t stop her from looking fabulous …

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Red carpet, red velvet

I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph this lovely momma yesterday and at the end of her session I got to play around with some fabric and tulle. I couldn’t wait to process it and share with you all. I know that this gorgeous woman is pregnant but that doesn’t stop her from looking fabulous …

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Feeling proud

I entered some images into the Portrait Masters program and I’m thrilled to announce that one of my images placed 5th in the family category. Pretty exciting since there were 6,500 entries from around the world! The bronze award is based on points received. A special thanks to Christy and her beautiful girls for being …

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Feeling proud

I entered some images into the Portrait Masters program and I’m thrilled to learn that one of my images placed 5th in the family category. Pretty exciting since there were 6,500 entries from around the world! The bronze award is based on points received. A special thanks to Christy and her beautiful girls for being …

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Girl's day out!

I photographed Pam before but I was really happy that she came back in with her two beautiful girls so that they could have this wonderful empowering experience themselves. Not only did they each end up with gorgeous portraits of their own, but now the girls have lovely portraits with their mother and with each …

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Beautiful world traveller

There are lots of people out there who talk about what needs to be done in the world to improve the lives of women, but few who actually work towards those goals. Susanne is one of those women who works diligently, and in many countries, to try and improve their lot. She’s a loving mother, …

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Celebrate your accomplishments!

I’ve known the lovely Phyllis for a long time now, she was one of my first clients when I started working in NYC. I think I have met most of her family, at some point or another they have been in my studio. It is wonderful to meet a family with so much love for …

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A talented artist as well as one of my hair and makeup artists

Rachel Bensimon is not only a talented hair and makeup artist, she’s also a fantastic painter. We’ve known each other for a while now, in fact I used to photograph Rachel when she did modelling  and makeup and I was shooting fashion photography. I loved the way she did make up on models back then and …

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Adding a little glamour to portraits

I have met Christine a few times before we did our session and I had no idea that she had all those lovely, long curls! Christine keeps her hair tied up in a bun on the back of her head, which I totally understand having long hair myself. Evie Ry, one of my fabulous hair …

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Modern portraits of a beautiful woman

Ina was so excited about her session with her daughter, mind you she has so much enthusiasm about so many things it’s like having your batteries charged up being around her. You can see that energy radiating from her in the portraits and every time I see the pictures of her smile, it gives me …

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She could be a famous actress…

I really enjoyed my wonderful portrait session with beautiful Veronika. Her session was full of wonderful life stories that cross the globe, it makes you realize that there is so much more to discover behind every face. I first met Veronika at one of my newborn sessions, believe it or not but she is a grandmother! I …

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My first of many, beautiful portraits of real women

I asked the lovely and talented Pam to be my model for this new venture into contemporary, glamorous portraits for real women. Asides from being beautiful, she is brutally honest and  would definitely tell me what she thought about the whole experience without holding anything back. Pam was so much fun to work with and she …

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Lacey maternity photography session in NYC

I love it when couples bring color into their maternity sessions, it makes them so much more personal and meaningful to them. Purple is a lovely color and photographs so well. We also got to try out a new lacey dress that I have at the studio. This lovely mom to be looked gorgeous in …

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A sweet tiny angel

This little girl was only 4lbs 1oz when she was born! She was perfectly developed in everyway, every delicate little feature was so perfect and doll like. Mom had bought a wonderful selection of props, the wings have personal meaning, the lace tied in with the nursery colors and the peach tutu must have been …

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Gorilla Socks

This little guy was conceived around the same time his parents conceived of their new charity business, Gorilla Socks. What a great idea to have a fun sock company where the proceeds to a good cause, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. The socks are made of bamboo and were wonderfully soft. It was also interesting …

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Oh brothers!

I love it when families come back to have their second child photographed. This lovely family came in and we did some multi generational images with the grandparents as well as the usual family combinations. The older brother had everyone wrapped around his finger, just look at his impish face, isn’t he adorable? His younger brother, a …

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Time to update my wardrobe

Time to do some updates for my newborn wardrobe. I went on Etsy and found so many lovely options on there, they are always my go to destination when I’d like to add something new and I don’t have time to make something myself. It’s also amazing to be in touch with so many different …

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Twin boys

I don’t think I have ever met such a calm, together mom. This beautiful mother (and gorgeous family) was so calm and relaxed. I kept thinking back to what a nervous mess I was when my son was born, I can’t imagine how I would have been with twins! The family’s lovely calm nature certainly …

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Wide Eyed Newborn Boy | Baby Photographer NYC

Look at the beautiful eyes on this little guy, lovely and large. He was a joy to photograph and his extended family  were all a pleasure to work with as well.
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Sweet rolls of baby fat

This gorgeous baby had lovely rolls of baby fat, don’t you just love those wrinkles on her back? She was awake and alert for her family images so we were able to capture her lovely eyes. She seemed to be enjoying her day out so much that it took a little while for this little newborn girl …

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Casual and classic maternity session | preganancy photography NYC

This lovely couple came in for their maternity session. We did a wonderful mix of classic maternity images such as the flowing fabric dress, the white draped fabric and some other classics that are private. We also combined some more casual maternity photography so that they would have a nice varied assortment of images that they can …

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Fine art maternity photography NYC

Black and white, fine art photography One of the wonderful things about doing maternity photography is getting to celebrate the human form. The shape the body takes on, as a new life develops inside, always amazes me and I’m so thrilled to be able to record it for so many families. I love using some …

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Flying into the world | Newborn photography NYC

A Flying Start No, this little guy didn’t have some wild and crazy entrance into this world, although there have been some fast entries that I have heard of. This lovely family came in a while ago when the weather was cooler, but the photographs are so cute it would be a shame to keep …

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