The Lomography Petzval Art lens is a very special lens that was first made in 1840 by the Lomography company. This lens produces a swirly bokeh effect, which is what interested me. It creates a beautiful sense of movement around a still subject. The Lomography Petzval Art lens was designed by physicist Josef Petzal and
Kirk brought Gretchen from Michigan to Castle in the Clouds in New Hampshire. He had a secret agenda. I was hired in advance. I had to be ready, but I was also under cover. So I pretended I was photographing gardens and statues while I hovered nearby them. Until he proposed. His plan began long
A five-year love affair brought them to this decision. To Lyndsey and Matt, eloping meant simple and romantic. They flew in from Lincoln, Nebraska to elope at the Manor on Golden Pond, an English-style manor overlooking Squam Lake in Holderness, New Hampshire. Congratulations, newlyweds! Venue: Manor on Golden Pond Officiant: David Berman, New Hampshire Justice
How to Eat an Elephant “Maundy, I love following your work. Love the way you document strangers’ stor[ies]. I was wondering if I could get any tips from you? I started my photography site couple years ago and lets just say that it’s been really challenging… I’m getting ready to try and take it to
Gerard and Jeanne were married on July 23, 1964. To celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, they rented a house on Squam Lake (from the movie, “On Golden Pond”) in New Hampshire. Some of their family came from as far away as the Netherlands to spend a week together. Proud Grandpa with his granddaughters. Some of
Last week, I had the incredible honor and privilege of photographing Heidi & Paula’s wedding. The couple started their day with a private First Look in a beautiful conservation area near their home. The ceremony and reception were held at La Piece the Room in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Heidi & Paula chose
People often think of hiring a professional photographer for occasions like anniversaries, family reunions, or birthday parties. Aaron and Tara wanted a photo session not to celebrate a milestone, but simply to capture the precious moments of everyday life—a relaxed session at their home for their son, Leo, their 12-year-old dog, Max, and their family.
Heidi and Paula usually start their story with “Paula was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar…” Only it wasn’t really a cocktail bar, it was Foster’s Boiler Room at the Common Man Inn in Plymouth, NH, and their story has a happier outcome than Human League’s song, “Don’t You Want Me”. Last year,