Yearly Archives: 2012

NEW YORK PHOTOGRAPHER | NEW JERSEY PHOTOGRAPHER | FAREWELL, 2012.

FAREWELL, 2012. Dear 2012, When the clock struck 12 midnight last January, you opened the door and arrived with many, many gifts. For some, you brought new opportunities in love or friendship, in business or maybe even health. For others, like us, it was simply the chance to become. Your gift of January, wrapped up […]

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2012 Image of the Year Contest | New Jersey Family Photos | New York Portrait Photographer

Our 2012 Image of the Year Contest has gone VIRAL! After just a few short hours 3 images were neck in neck for first place. Cate and I wanted to add a fabulous grand prize for the first person to reach 100 votes.  Within 24 hours Avis hit 101 votes, with Joie at 96 votes. […]

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Past 50 years of wedding photography | New York Wedding Photographer | New Jersey Wedding Photographer

As 2012 draws to an end, I am reposting my most talked about and shared post of the year… with a couple of edits/additions from the great Denis Reggie: Here’s Denis Reggie’s look at the past 50 years of wedding photography… 1962: Newlyweds somehow appear inside a brandy snifter 1969: In simultaneous stroke of magic […]

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NEW JERSEY CHILDREN’S PHOTOGRAPHER | GETTING NATURAL EXPRESSIONS IN PICTURES | “The Faces of Christmas”

“The Faces of Christmas” At the Castle, “Chees(e)” is a four-letter word. We don’t say it. Instead, we employ a little bit of child psychology. When we photograph a child, genuine expression is one of the most important elements in a photograph (second only to the light that illuminates them!). We learn a lot about […]

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NEW JERSEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS | ENGAGEMENT PHOTO SHOOT IDEAS | THE “LOVE STORY” OF JENN & DENNIS

THE “LOVE STORY” OF JENN & DENNIS There are stories about love, but then there are love stories. We’re talking about the timeless, tear-jerking, and sometimes hilariously funny love stories that movie scripts are made of.  Bogart & Bergman…Harry & Sally…Jenn & Dennis. When our bride and groom Jenn and Dennis came to the Castle […]

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