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Surreal Selfie Challenge – Freehand Hotel NYC

I decided to take a mini-adventure away from Philadelphia to NYC for one night. I rented a hotel room at the Freehand Hotel on Lexington Avenue to capture a surreal self-portrait. Enjoy some behind the scenes in the making and a little description on the meaning...

Beauty Portrait with Jackie for Model Agency

Beauty Portrait with Jackie for Model Agency Jackie Cremer is represented by Mercury Management and was in need of an updated headshot for her portfolio. For her session, I decided to use a colored background and butterfly lighting to create a high fashion look. My...

Name Video Project Challenge

Name Video Project Challenge For this project, I chose my mentor, Joe Chielli. Joe was a classically trained pianist and a composer. He loved to play Chopin’s Nocturnes on his Steinway and would blast it in his car on his way to the photography studio. He...

Senior Portrait and Model Portfolio Headshot

Senior Portrait and Model Portfolio Headshot Natalie attends a private all girl high school and they require senior portraits to be submitted.  Her mother discovered me through a google search and felt her daughter should also consider modeling....

Trip Video Project

Trip Video Project I'm in the process of completing my BA in Film Making at Rutgers University by the end of 2019.  Below is a video project I was assigned for my Video Archeology class.   We were assigned three random words to choose from and to base the film project...

FIVE PHOTO STORY CHALLENGE – “Human Can Opener”

FIVE PHOTO STORY CHALLENGE- "HUMAN CAN OPENER"  For this challenge I had to tell a story using only five photos with this Five Point Plot Structure. All images must follow the basic rules of frame composition. This is a great exercise in both storytelling...

Dating Profile Photography

Dating Profile Photography I can not press enough how powerful images have on your online experience.  When people are searching for a companion online, the images are the first thing they based their decision on.  Your images should be up to date and...

LOOKING TO SHOWCASE YOUR NEW COLLECTION ON YOUR WEB SITE?

LOOKING TO SHOWCASE YOUR NEW COLLECTION ON YOUR WEB SITE? E-Commerce fashion apparel photography is one of the most powerful tools to ensure sales. Whether we realize it or not, our opinions are formed by the first image seen. Therefore, your online cover...

Surreal Selfie Challenge – Long Exposures

Advance Selfie Challenge - Long Exposures Advance Selfie Challenge - Long Exposures in Studio This is my first selfie challenge project! I decided to try long exposures in studio using one strobe light with a soft box. Settings 1/30 sec - 2.8 F/Stop - ISO...