Kita at the Flatiron Building

I was at the Out of NYC photography conference and had a chance to do a photo shoot with Chris Gampat, editor of the Phoblographer, and Kita, a local pinup model. The shoot was a lot of fun, especially with Chris sharing some insights on...

Athina in black and white – Set 3

One last set from my Fourth of July sessions with Athina, my wife’s cousin who lives in Hong Kong. Athina is hoping to study in the U.S. when she starts university next year. While I don’t know if she’ll pursue modeling, I certainly hope I...

Athina in Sonoma – Set 2

More from my photo shoot with Athina. These were taken in the wonderful golden hour light on the estate we stayed at during the Fourth of July holiday. As I mentioned in the earlier post, Athina, who lives in Hong Kong with her family, had...

Introducing Athina

The three keys to a successful photography session — an enthusiastic model, beautiful, warm late afternoon light and a gorgeous Spanish-style estate on its on vineyard. The last one is optional but it certainly gives you some great settings. This is Athina, my wife’s cousin....

Family photos at Sligo Creek Park

Sligo Creek Park is a wonderful urban oasis in Silver Spring. It has trails, enough trees so that it might appear you're deep in the woods and some open areas where you can do things like play ball or fly a kite. But best of...

POGO’s 35th Anniversary

I spent five years as the communications director at the Project On Government Oversight, which made photographing the organization’s 35th anniversary celebration extra special for me. Even better was that the theme of the night was “storytelling,” a personal passion of mine. [vc_separator type='small' position='center' color=''...

Running To Remember The Fallen

  On Memorial Day, I had the chance to photograph wear blue: run to remember, a nonprofit that honors fallen troops and offers support to their families to those still serving. I’ve shot several of their events over the past couple of years and I’m always...

Joe & Alyson At The National Arboretum

The National Arboretum is a terrific place for portrait sessions. In the spring, everything is flowering and lush. However, one drawback is that the Arboretum closes at 5 p.m. and during the spring and summer, that’s still too early for that nice golden hour lighting....

Jessie Campbell At Union 206

These are from a recent photo session at Union 206 studios with Jessie Campbell a Virginia-based model and make up artist. She’s terrific to work with and, as a bonus, she does her own hair and makeup — so you’re getting a model and make...