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NYC Family Photographer {Event Photography. Doljabi - Korean First Birthday Celebration}

March 06, 2018  •  5 Comments
First birthdays are very special. Yes, the celebration is mostly for us - parents, but we truly deserve it! We not only gave life to this little human, we also survived the first year. The year of sleepless nights, dirty diapers and unconditional love. While there is no way for the baby to remember this special celebration, we truly want her to!...
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The days are long, but the years are short {2017 Personal Favorites}

February 22, 2018  •  8 Comments
As many of you know, during 2017 I worked on a 365 project for my daughter - taking daily pictures of her life. In my introduction to the project I wrote these words to her: "I want you to be able to look back at these images years from now and read my notes. I want you to know how amazing your life was when you were seven and that even when you...
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New York Documentary Family Photographer {Day In The Life. Upper West Side, NY}

February 14, 2018  •  4 Comments
Jon and Wendy found me through a recommendation in a group for Upper West Side parents on Facebook. Later, when Wendy was telling me about it, she said: "That mom recommended you, but why didn’t she say how special and unique your work is? We fell in love with your Day In The Life sessions immediately after checking your website!". And indeed Day...
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NYC Newborn Photographer {Family Storytelling, Upper West Side. Book Layout}

February 07, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
My ultimate goal is to become a visual biographer for you family, when each annual session is a new chapter to the book that we are writing together (well, writing with images). And of course the most logical beginning to this book is when your first baby is born. While Meaghan's due date was in November, she contacted me to schedule a newborn ses...
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NY Family Photographer {Family Storytelling. Prospect Park, Brooklyn}

December 11, 2017  •  1 Comment
It was my 5th session with this family! Seeing them every Fall makes my heart so full. I get to witness how kids' personalities change and how they interact with each other slightly different year after year. It was fun to see how baby Nora grew up so much since our last session and became an active participant in boys' games. Dressed in the cutes...
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Brooklyn Family Photographer {Family Storytelling. Prospect Park, Brooklyn}

October 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Maryana was following my work for a while waiting for a perfect time to have me capture memories for her family. As Maggie's Bat Mizvah is coming up this December we decided that having a family session in addition to the event coverage would be a great idea! Family Storytelling is a 2 hours family session with 20 minutes devoted to directed, yet...
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New York Documentary Family Photographer {Day In The Life. Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY}

July 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
How does it feel to be the only child? On the one hand you are getting the undivided attention from the parents on the other hand often times you have to be creative to entertain yourself. This half day Day In The Life session was very special for me not only because it's a family of my close friend, but also because photographing a smaller family...
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Brooklyn Documentary Family Photographer {Personal Project: 365-2017. Weeks 24, 25 & 26}

July 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Weeks 24, 25 & 26 are up! Another 26 to go. Half way in the project!! 365-162 Summer nights. 365-163 End of the year party at school. With Coach M. 365-164 You were so lucky to have Ms. Inglut as your teacher this year. Not only that she is an incredibly talanted teacher, she is also fun and loving. And best of all - she loves hugs...
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NYC Family Photographer {Family Storytelling. Upper West Side}

June 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Little Riley met me saying: "My family is going to take pictures today, but not me. And when it's time for a family portrait I will be hiding behind dad's back." Luckily it wasn't that type of "look and smile" family session and I am so excited to share all the adorable pictures I got of her and of the entire family! Family Storytelling is a 2 ho...
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Brooklyn Documentary Family Photographer {Personal Project: 365-2017. Week 23}

June 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Week 23 is up! Another 29 to go. 365-155 Ultimate Science Sunday event at NYU. Someone is very excited to see the horseshoe crabs. 365-156 It's this time of the year. Your favorite rose bush is blooming and while we moved and it's not next door from us anymore, you still get to enjoy it on the way to the playground. 365-157 You had...
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