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,
I have read various rants online about how Pinterest kills creativity (for example, this one). The general huff is that Pinterest kills creativity because people go there looking for finished projects to copy, rather than coming up with their own. That’s like saying a writer who reads books won’t be able to write one of
I’m talking to the moms reading this. You who are always behind the camera. Or hiding from it because you are not perfect. Maybe you’re never in the family photos because at family gatherings you’re too busy taking care of everyone to stop and be in a picture. I understand. I do the same thing.
The Stiletto Brass Quintet is a nationally touring, all-woman group. They booked a shoot during their east coast tour, requesting a charming, urban look. I scouted a few locations, and we chose the historic Belknap Mill in Laconia, NH. I decided a cinematic feel was called for. The space has great windows. I balanced the