Summer Wedding in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn


On a beautiful summer afternoon, on a Sunday in July, I had the pleasure of photographing Jen and Jamie’s intimate wedding. We met at their pre-war apartment for getting ready photos and then took some portraits on a tree lined street in Victorian Flatbush. After that, the bride and groom made their entrance at a hip Italian restaurant on Cortelyou / Stratford Road.

The nuptials were a simple interfaith ceremony with Jewish roots, under the Chuppah outside the restaurant. After, guests went inside for a lively dinner party, including the Horah tradition!! The folks that attended this wedding were such a beautiful, loving group! I appreciate every memory that came out of this day.

Here are some of my favorite wedding photos in my signature photo-journalistic style from that day. And as always, please contact me if you’d like to hire me for your wedding!

Bride’s Attire: David’s Bridal
Wedding and Reception Location: Lea Brooklyn
Flower and Chuppah decoration: Wild Floral Design

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The Bride wore FENDI…

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Married:: Elita and Sheldon


J’ouvert Sunday 2012, I had the pleasure of documenting Elita and Sheldon’s wedding in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. I blogged some same day teasers a little while ago, but here are both mine and the couples favorites.

The couple had a peacock-purple and turquoise theme.

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Elita’s sister gets the bride into her dress.

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The Girls!

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Elita and Sheldon decided on a “first look” before their ceremony. Sheldon, you are sharp!!

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I positioned the bride so that she would not be seen in his peripherals once she got close, but that I could also capture the bridesmaids looking on in the distance. Perfect composition! This might be one of my favorite images of all time : )

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Underneath the chuppah.

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An intimate moment during formals.

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A kiss with Grand Army Plaza’s monument framing the couple in the distance.

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A friend of the couple designed this peacock, guest poster.

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Fingerprint sign-ins

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First Dance

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I love the Hora, just as much as the guests!

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When the bride saw this image, she giggled. Not only because of the obvious, but because a teenage girl was holding her chair up.

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Rabbi Gloria, officiated the wedding. She made her mark at the ceremony, leading guests through Elita’s Jewish traditions and readings, yet keeping the simplicity of an intimate wedding in the park.

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For me, the guest and family shot is the crowning moment of the reception. Everyone is together in one image and it ties the day together. Thank you Sheldon and Elita for allowing me to capture the personal moments of your wedding day. It was such a beautiful affair! My assistant and I hold it as one of the best weddings we have captured!

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Wedding: Prospect Park
Reception + Cake: Giando on the Water
Officiant: Rabbi Gloria
DJ: Juwandi Barney
Wedding Dress: White by Vera Wang
Groom’s Tux: Men’s Wearhouse

Teasers:: Elita and Sheldon’s Wedding


This past weekend I documented Elita and Sheldon’s wedding. It was an intimate ceremony at Prospect Park with people dear to them, and then we had a full on rockstar bash at Giando on The Water. Here are some teasers from the day.

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Happy First Anniversary Yasmin and Cash!


A year ago today Yasmin and Cash and their families (and of course me!) braved 100 degree weather for their wedding and reception at City Island. I had a blast with you guys and wish you many more years of happiness together!

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Mandy + David’s Brooklyn Wedding


This April, fellow photographer Anselm Scrubb, asked me to join him to shoot Mandy and David’s wedding. Here are a few of the images I shot that day.

We began our day at the Sheraton Downtown Brooklyn, in Mandy’s suite. Here are a few of her getting ready, or as I like to call it, the calm before the storm.

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One of my favorites! Hair and Make-up gals going in on the bride, time is ‘a ticking!
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I asked the Matron of Honor how she feels knowing that Mandy will be a married woman in just over an hour- this is what she came up with, lol
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Another favorite! Mandy is stunning!
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Dave and Mandy met and were married at The Brooklyn Tabernacle. The story of how they met, was told at least three times that day and every time i heard it , the story got better and better. Mandy and David both signed up for new member classes at the church. On the first day, David arrived late and there was only one seat left, next to Mandy, so he took it. At some point during the class, the instructor asked everyone to swap phone numbers with their neighbor. David asked Mandy for her number and they became friends. Over time, it lead to a relationship and then eventually an engagement. I would love to sit with these two and hear more about their courtship. It sounds so romantic- to find love where you least expect it! They both found God and each other on the same day.
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Timeless and Classic : )
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The wedding reception was at Water Street Restaurant in DUMBO Brooklyn. Beautiful venue and the food was very good!
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Thanks for having us, Mandy and David, you two are such a beautiful couple!

Teaser:: Mandy + David’s Wedding


An image from Mandy and David’s Wedding last month. ♥

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