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ABOUT ME

PEOPLE DESCRIBE MY WORK AS CLASSIC, ELEGANT AND TIMELESS. MY GOAL IS TO CREATE SIMPLE TREASURES WORTH PASSING DOWN FOR LIFETIMES. FOR ME, EVERY SHOOT FEELS INTIMATE AND DEEPLY PERSONAL BECAUSE WATCHING MY OWN SON GROW AND NOW LEAVE FOR COLLEGE HAS TAUGHT ME HOW QUICKLY THOSE PRECIOUS EARLY YEARS PASS.MY TYPICAL CLIENT IS QUITE PRIVATE AND HAS WORKED WITH ME FOR MANY YEARS, OFTEN BEGINNING BEFORE A WEDDING AND CONTINUING THROUGH ANNUAL FAMILY PORTRAITS, MILESTONE EVENTS, AND WEEKEND-LONG “DAY IN THE LIFE” SESSIONS. THE MORE YEARS WE SPEND TOGETHER, THE MORE CREATIVE WE GET, AND THE RICHER THE BOOKS WE CREATE BECOME. IN A WORLD WHERE ANYONE CAN TAKE A PHOTO, FRIENDS AND CLIENTS SAY I HAVE AN UNUSUAL ABILITY TO SEE AND CAPTURE AN UNGUARDED ESSENCE THAT OTHERS OFTEN MISS. IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT TIMING OR NICE LIGHTING. I LIKE TO SAY I SHOOT WITH MY HEART, MORE THAN MY HEAD. AS A BOSTON BORN, SAN FRANCISCO RAISED, NEW YORK EDUCATED, PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF 25 YEARS WHO HAS ALSO LIVED IN PARIS, MILAN, MOSCOW AND PUERTO RICO BEFORE MOVING TO SAG HARBOR FULL TIME, I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A GLOBALCONNECTOR WHO MAKES FRIENDS EASILY. I LOVE MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND I BELIEVE A GREAT PORTRAIT IS A COLLABORATION BORN OF THE CONNECTION BETWEEN SUBJECT AND PHOTOGRAPHER. A PHOTO SESSION WITH ME ISN’T ABOUT MY CAMERA OR TECHNIQUE AS MUCH AS IT IS ABOUT OUR EXPERIENCE. WE FOCUS ON HAVING FUN IN ORDER TO CREATE BEAUTIFUL IMAGES TOGETHER. IT DOESN’T HURT THAT I SPENT YEARS SHOOTING FASHION, PEOPLE, AND WEDDINGS ALL OVER THE WORLD. WHILE MY WORK HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN PERIODICALS WORLDWIDE (NYT/VOGUE/TOWN&COUNTRY/PEOPLE/CARAS (BRAZIL)/BUNTE (GERMANY)/BAZAAR (RUSSIA)), PLUS BOOKS, MUSEUMS, A MOVIE POSTER AND MORE, MOST OF MY WORK IS PRIVATE, UNPUBLISHED, AND INTENDED ONLY FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. MY CLIENTS ARE LEADERS WHO DON’T FOLLOW TRENDS OR ASPIRE TO CELEBRITY. THEY DON’T LIKE GIMMICKS AND INSIST ON QUALITY AND AUTHENTICITY IN EVERYTHING. I WOULDN’T HAVE IT ANY OTHER WAY. I PREFER CREATING IMAGES THAT ARE INTENDED TO LAST FOR GENERATIONS, BECAUSE I BELIEVE TIME AND PRIVACY ARE PRECIOUS LUXURIES THAT NEED TO BE TREASURED.