I’m a Hudson Valley wedding photographer that has been photographing weddings for about 12 years. I studied photography (and anthropology) at SUNY New Paltz and graduated in 2002. Which basically means I’m old enough to have quite a bit of experience but young enough to still know how to be fun. What I love about wedding and portrait photography is that I am able to create portraits that hold immense personal meaning for my clients which will last longer than we will. I like to photograph weddings with a documentary/photojournalistic mindset. That means that I think there is power in documenting events as they unfold and capturing the most authentic version of my clients. However, I do throughout the day make suggestions based on lighting, poses, and circumstances that will produce the best photographs (this is something that photojournalists don’t do). At weddings I want to create a beautiful visual record of the day. I place a lot of importance on creating beautiful family portraits at weddings because I want them to become a family keepsake that will act as a visual family history for you and future generations. I also shoot tons of candids capturing real emotions. My main goal at weddings is to do all of this, while remaining unobtrusive to let you and your guests enjoy the celebration.