I love being a Maryland Wedding Photographer! It affords me the honor of documenting one of the most important days in a couple’s life. Meet Rachel & Christian. I shot their engagement photos last year at Susquehanna State Park and it was great! Their wedding was supposed to be held in January, but the blizzard that came in put a damper on it. They still had it though with a small group of friends and family. The rescheduled wedding took place at the Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace. The ceremony was very nice and Rachel was just beaming the whole time. After getting the bridal and family photos done, it was time for the reception. It was super fun and they had a blast dancing and mingling with their guests. I had a great time meeting all of their family and friends & it was an honor to be a part of their special day. Below are some of my favorite photos.

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I love being a Delaware Engagement Photographer! It provides me the honor of documenting one of the most important days in a couple’s life. Meet Erica & Austin. They will be getting married next year at the Waterfall in Claymont, DE.  They chose Brandywine Park in Wilmington for the setting of their engagement session. It was a a little chilly and windy working along the edge of the river, but we were able to get some really nice photos. I had a blast with them and can’t wait for their big day! Below are some of my favorites from the session.

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I love being a New Jersey Sweet 16 Photographer! Especially when I get to document such an important phase of a young lady’s life. Meet Jourdan. Her mother contacted me about photographing the Sweet 16 party at Space in Englewood and I was excited to go! If you are in the area and want to through a party, Space is the place! Boy do they know how to throw a party there! The theme for Jourdan’s party was a Night in Paris and she looked like a million bucks in her gown. It was super cold, but it was a great night! They partied hard and had a great time as did I. Here are some of my favorites from the event:

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Here’s the first try at incorporating shooting film into a wedding. It’s a lot harder than I thought it would be. A wedding is hectic and duplicating shots or remembering to switch cameras is difficult. Here are some shots from Brielle’s wedding taken on the Nikon F4s using Portra 400. I’m in love with the color & grain from the film, but it’s funny to see how the light temperature/white balance changes with film. These were shot on Aperture Priority so perhaps manual metering and settings will make things more consistent. These were developed by the Find Lab. Let me know what you think.

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I love being a Baltimore, Maryland Maternity Photographer! It affords me the honor of documenting one of the most important times in a couple’s life. Meet Jiayin & Song. I photographed their wedding last year and was thrilled when she contacted me to do her maternity photos. I met them at Mount Vernon Place in Baltimore and we got to work. We walked around the area stopping at ideal locations and other areas with good light. I had a great time and it was honor to document this special occasion for them. Below are some of my favorite photos.

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I’ve always loved taking photos. All the cameras I grew up with were film. I resisted digital technologies for a long time. I finally embraced them and was amazed how my Sony digital camera showed me the photo right away or how I could put all of my CDs on my iPod. I was a digital convert. lol  I’ve been shooting digital photography professionally for 5 years now. I love the results I’ve gotten, but I’m always drawn back to the looks of film, whether in my film emulation presets for editing or actual film stocks. This year I decided to get back into shooting film for personal projects and to work into my portrait and wedding jobs. I purchased a used Nikon F4s 35mm camera to use lenses I currently owned and some Kodak T-MAX B&W, Portra 160 & 400 film stocks to get started. This post will contain some of the 1st shots from the first roll of T-MAX B&W. Nothing too exciting came from these, but I’m sticking to it and seeing what will come. These were developed by the Darkroom. Let me know what you think of these.

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I love being a Delaware Engagement Photographer! It provides me the honor of documenting one of the most important days in a couple’s life. Meet Anna & Nick. They currently live in Colorado, but will be getting married next year at Bellevue Hall in Wilmington, DE.  They chose Old New Castle for the setting of their engagement session while they were in town for the holidays and working on the wedding. It was a a little chilly and windy, but we were able to get some really nice photos. We ended the session with a brisk piggy back ride. I had a blast with them and can’t wait for their big day! Below are some of my favorites from the session.

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