Photo Expo

I attended the PDN Photo Expo last Friday at the Javits Center. I was very much looking forward to seeing one of my favorite photographers, Lauren Greenfield, speak at a seminar about photography & film-making. I saw her in the past and I love her work and find her to be very inspirational. Well, I was very disappointed to find that when I got there, they had changed speakers! Now i’m sure the guy they replaced her with was great and all, but I just couldn’t climb out of my hole of anger long enough to care or listen to a word he was saying. So basically I left, complained to the right people, and was given a pass to go to another seminar if I wanted. I ended up going to one about archiving digital images with Seth Resnick, which isn’t exactly a fun or inspirational topic, but it’s still super important and you really can’t know enough about it. Oh well, there’s always next year.

Marathon on the Brain

The ’09 NYC Marathon is less than two weeks away and i’m having a hard time concentrating on anything else right now. This is my third year in a row running New York and i’m hoping for a personal best. To calm my nerves, I decided to look at some photos from my past races. These in particular are from 2007, my first marathon. I was so excited that morning, and was completely geared up. My friend Jenna bought me an early birthday present, a tiny digital wrist camera from GoPro which is what I shot these with. Unfortunately, the batteries died before the race actually started, but there’s plenty to see walking around Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island. Look for my photos from this year in the next few weeks to see how it all turned out!

Jen & Miguel

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I had the pleasure of photographing a friends wedding over the weekend at the lovely Studio 450 on the west side of the city. I’ve known Jen since our dorm room days at SVA, and it was an honor to shoot her and Miguel’s amazing wedding day. There literally could not have been a more beautiful place in Manhattan for them to get married. There was an absolute gorgeous sunset going on in the background during the ceremony, and being a photographer, you really can’t get much better than that. Because of this, and the fact that they might be the cutest, most charming and sickeningly in love couple i’ve ever known, I had the hardest time picking just a few images for this post. I’ve seriously been agonizing over which photos to put up for the last hour. Lots more to come soon. Congrats guys and enjoy the cruise!