Wedding Planning: Photography

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Engagement Photo Session Special for Long Island Couples PHOTOGRAPHY

If there’s one piece of wedding advice I repeat over and over it’s this:  when searching for a wedding photographer, do not bargain hunt.   That’s not to say that you should dismiss your budget, or accept any photographer’s fees at the drop of a hat.   What it means is this:  your wedding pictures will be […]

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Calling All Wedding Photographers… PHOTOGRAPHY

Good morning everyone.   Apologies for the lack of post on Friday but I was at — you might have guessed it — a wedding!   My beautiful niece Jennifer got married in Florida this weekend.  It was lovely a affair. When I returned on Sunday, I came upon this fascinating article in the Sunday New York […]

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Long Island Engagement Pics PHOTOGRAPHY

Getting ready for your Long Island engagement photos?  Before you do anything, take a look at this informative Newsday article.  Among the  tips on engagement pics: Find the right photographer Schedule early Location, location, location Dress for success

Monday, December 13th, 2010

iPhone Shoots an Entire Wedding PHOTOGRAPHY

Orlando, FL wedding photographer Brian Adams and wedding videographer Rainer Flor believe they are the first ones to shoot an entire wedding (Flor’s) on the iPhone 4 – both photos and video.  Housings were used for the phones that allowed them to change lenses, as well as provided handles and mounts for a light, microphone […]

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Mixed Media Wedding Images PHOTOGRAPHY

When thinking about your wedding photos, consider working with a photographer who can produce mixed media images — mixed media simply means that the photographer uses a variety of techniques and processes, including hand-colored photographs, with medium such as paint, pastels and ink. New York-based photographer Andy Mars, for example, says that what’s unique about […]

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Cordially Invited Guest: Alan Abrams Photography

Today’s guest is photographer Alan Abrams of Lindenhurst, lead photographer of Alan Abrams Photography, which specializes in Wedding, Portrait, and Lifestyle photography. Q:  You do a lot of Engagement Sessions, so let’s talk about why engagement pictures are  important for couples… A:  Aside from the obvious — couples get amazing pictures of themselves during this […]

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Yolanda and Kevin Recently Married LONG ISLAND WEDDINGS

Yolanda and Kevin Wedding Date:  August 14th, 2009 Ceremony:  United Methodist Church of Uniondale Reception:  American Legion,  Seaford Photography:  Alan Abrams Photography

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Debbie and Sean are Newlyweds LONG ISLAND WEDDINGS

Debbie and Sean Date of wedding:  June 20,  2009 Ceremony site:  St James Church, Seaford Reception site:  The Pavilion at Sunken Meadow (Lessings) Photography: Joe Sanfilippo Photography

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Regan & Christopher Just Married! LONG ISLAND WEDDINGS

Regan & Christopher Wedding Date:  October 10, 2009 Ceremony & Reception:  Bride’s Home in Patchogue Photography:  Jennifer Shea Photography

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Will You Trash the Dress? WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

Are you familiar with this trend in wedding photojournalism –Trashing the Dress?  After the wedding day, the bride trashes the wedding gown while her photographer snaps away.    I found an interesting article about it in the Wedding Photojournalist Association website.   And I’ve seen pictures of recent brides plunging into fountains (see below),  the ocean or […]