Esther and James’s wedding was held at Esther’s parents’ log cabin in New Hampshire. The couple incorporated Native American traditions, drawing from James’s heritage. A Micmac Chief officiated the wedding. There was a smudging ceremony, where herbs were burned to drive out bad feelings and to keep bad spirits away. The chief wrapped the couple
The Uncle Steve Band is a New Hampshire local band whose audience fans include old hippies, college kids, families with young children, and everyone else. The band hired me to do group and individual photos. We were going for a vintage record album look that was down-to-earth and eclectic with a country feel. Down by
We live at the edge of the White Mountain National Forest, in New Hampshire. Our gardens include many plants and wildflowers that are native to New England. The Canon 100mm f/2.8 L IS macro lens is my favorite for creating dreamy, artistic images. Here I have used it to photograph a Trout Lily,
I recently produced a headshot for my husband. He’s a terrible subject, and he is cynical of the concept of a “headshot.” Though he is not an actor, he works in the theatre, and he looks at actors’ headshots on a regular basis. In his words, headshots frequently appear “plastic,” “forced,” and “artificial.” Like many
Lois Greenfield is one of the best dance and commercial photographers; I have always been in awe of any photographer who can capture a dancer, an athlete, or a child in beautiful light while in motion. Last fall I contacted her to see if she would teach me at her studio in New York City.
This is my friend, Kree. I wanted to do her portrait, so we picked a day and my brain went to work. She’s a natural “foodie”. Her husband is a chef and he was about to have a birthday. Kree is fun, creative and wacky (in a good way). I knew she’d go along with
I love Jackson Pollock. His paintings influenced my art when I was a teenager, and they continue to intrigue me. Tonight, while it was snowing, I set up my camera for some long exposures (70-75 seconds). I used a green laser to “paint” the trees a’ la Jackson Pollock. (My dogs were freaking out in
Today, I painted the walls of the new studio and applied the door sticker. I love the way the 1940s architecture suits my logo. One more coat of paint should do, and then it’ll be time to move in the equipment, including a few new things–softboxes and floor cloths. The studio will be where I meet clients, as