2012 overview – my favorite wedding photographs

best wedding images of 2012 – New Jersey wedding photographer

2012 was another busy year! This slideshow features some of my favorite wedding and engagement session images photographed during 2012. I traveled further than NJ and NYC, photographing weddings across the USA. Please contact me if you're searching for a wedding photographer for your own wedding.  Read more inside...

wedding photography: controlling those found moments

wedding photography: controlling those found, "photo-journalistic" moments

This photograph of Catherine, during the preparation on her wedding day, triggered a question in album of photos I posted on Facebook. The question was about the focal length I used, and also about how did I get this photo? The answer is that this is a found moment - a candid moment - that I  Read more inside...

wedding photography: portraits of the bride & bridesmaids

wedding photography: portraits of the bride & bridesmaids

Continuing with the theme of photographing great portraits on a wedding day when there aren't beautiful surroundings: when I have the time at the bride's house, I will always try to get individual portraits of the bride with each bridesmaid. I like doing this early in the day already at the bride's  Read more inside...

simplifying composition with a fast telephoto zoom

wedding photography - simplifying composition with a fast telephoto zoom

If you can create a good photograph out of seemingly "nowhere", then you can bring a variety to your images that is out of the league of photographers who have to rely on picture-perfect scenery. This is especially true with wedding portraits. We're under pressure for time, and on top of that we  Read more inside...

bridal portrait – working with the available light

bridal portrait - working with the available light

This striking portrait is of Rachel, a bride whose wedding I photographed yesterday. Yes, a Tuesday wedding! The prep was at a hotel on the Jersey shore, and when Rachel was ready, I wanted to shoot a few straight-forward portraits there in the hotel. There was a lot of light in the hotel room itself, but the decor  Read more inside...

wedding photography – using bounce flash outside

wedding photography - using bounce flash outside

When working with a couple during the romantic portrait session, there's the need to bring variety to the images - not just in posing and composition, but also in terms of light & lighting. For this reason I use a variety - available light; video light; off-camera flash and on-camera bounce flash. I really like  Read more inside...

2011 overview – my favorite wedding photographs

best wedding images of 2011 – New Jersey wedding photographer

2011 was another busy year for me as a wedding photographer. This slideshow features some of my favorite wedding and engagement session images of 2011. If you are interested in using me as your wedding photographer, please have a look at my wedding portfolio and contact me. soundtrack courtesy of  Read more inside...

back-lighting with flash for silhouetted wedding portraits

back-lighting with flash for dramatic silhouetted wedding portraits

One of the easiest ways to create dramatic light for a silhouette when photographing the wedding portraits, is to add a flash behind the couple. The beauty of this is that there is a fair amount of leeway as to what would work. We need not be all that exact, but there are some a few things we should  Read more inside...

One Perfect Moment – NJ wedding photographer

One Perfect Moment - New Jersey wedding photographer

The domain name I chose for me wedding & portrait photography blog - One Perfect Moment - encapsulates an ideal that I strive for with photography. I want to capture essential and distinctive moments. It derives from the idea of the ‘Decisive Moment’ in photography where everything just falls perfectly into  Read more inside...