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Marea Restaurant – New York City food Photography

I had the pleasure to photograph one of NYC’s most anticipated fine dining establishments recently. Marea restaurant is located on Central Park South and is headed by chef Michael White and partner Chris Cannon. The food is amazing if you have a chance to make it there, I highly suggest checking it out. I did all their food photography during the afternoon and then stuck around for dinner service to catch the action in the kitchen and dining room. I also took some audio which you can listen to while enjoying the photos. Just click the little play button below…. Bon Appetite!

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Engagement session – Jennifer and Dawn

Last year I had the privilege of photographing a commitment ceremony.. which was the first one I had ever photographed. I haven’t had the chance again until meeting Jennifer and Dawn, who hired me to cover their day this coming September. A few weeks ago the three of us met up for an engagement session and got some awesome photos. Dawn is also the creator of a fantastic wedding website called The Alternative Bride, focusing on same-sex marriages, commitment ceremonies, and basically all things wedding related. Dawn also did an interview with me about wedding photography that you can read through that link.

It’s also cool to check out her website because she’s blogging a lot about their upcoming wedding and I’m honored to be a part of it.. check out some of our engagement photos here:

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Engagement Session in Brooklyn – Scott and Kat

This week I’m featuring a very cool and hip wedding couple from Pennslvannia. They found me through my flickr account actually. Scott wanted to do an engagement session in Brooklyn which is perfect because that’s where I live 🙂

So they came out earlier this year for an engagement shoot and we got some pretty cool photos if I do say so myself. We went around Carroll Gardens, downtown Brooklyn, and took a cool shot with the Manhattan Bridge in the background. We also hopped on a subway which always makes for some funky shots.

Come back Friday to see their wedding which took place recently in Hershey, PA.

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My shoot with Morimoto

I was recently hired to do a day long shoot with Iron Chef Morimoto for Henckels knives, at Morimoto’s restaurant in the Meatpacking district. The shoot was a lot of fun, we spent some time doing action shots and then some straight head shots using strobes. Chef really warmed up as the shoot went along, playing around with the food and laughing with everyone, making it a really fun shoot.  I’d have to say the funniest part of the day was him putting thinly sliced raw beef on his face and posing for me. Oh and a shoutout must go to Diana Pappas, who was my awesome assistant for the day and took the last photo included..of Morimoto and me 🙂

I actually had another shoot there today, this time for Eater.com, where I shot a fish delivery (all the way from Japan), basically from delivery to table. That shoot will be online next week on Eater. I was also lucky enough to be invited to lunch today after the shoot and had some of the freshest most expertly prepared sushi in my life..

This was really a great experience for me and helped my professional food photography portfolio grow. I hope to have more shoots like this in the future.. now check out some pics:

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New York City Engagement Session – Briar and Isaac

Briar and Isaac were a fun, easy-going couple. They were totally excited about their engagement session, which I love.  We hit up the West Side of Manhattan, walking along the river and weaving in and out of some cool streets downtown. I think I captured their energy, enthusiasm, and general love for each other. I can’t wait to shoot their wedding now! Check out some of the photos:f11BRIAR-AND-ISAAC-ENGAGEME

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