Family Shoot!

July 31st, 2008

This is the NICEST family! I talked to Sarah six months ago to set up a shoot – I didn’t hear from her for another six months – finally we got to meet. She is a DOLL – we had a great time. It was perfect lighting and a super sunny beautiful day. They took turns – some with the dogs, some with the baby – and of course some with just Sarah & Tom. AND…. Sarah’s mom!! She is kind of like the super hero of the family – she helps out! She made the shoot run smoothly. Thanks MOM!!!

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Amanda & Jason Are Engaged!

July 31st, 2008

Amanda & Jason are singers. They are amazing. They found a really cool studio to hold the engagement session in. Sometimes the couple is shy at first at the shoot – but not these two! They were ready to go as soon as the music was blasted! Then they made their own music. It was such a cool experience – way different. I loved the way they looked at each other. Of course afterwards we went out to a few different spots to capture them in a brighter light. Boy can those two dance and sing!! :) Their wedding is next May and they are planning very cool things for the day – I can’t wait.

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A few things are changing around here – but first I am having a sale.
These prices will expire at the end of this month – July. If you
contact me prior to Aug. 1 my current rates will apply to you. On
Aug. 1st my new rates will go into effect and will be listed on my
site.. I am raising rates a little bit so that next year I can take
on fewer weddings and spend more time learning all about my couples
and also spend more time on post-production.

The Discount Package: $1650 (off season and weekday weddings)
Two Professional Photographers
Four Hours of Shooting
Digital Negatives in High Res (300-400)

The Silver Package: $2400
Two Professional Photographers
Five hours of shooting
A dvd of high res photographs

The Gold Package: $2950
Two Professional Photographers
Eight Hours of Shooting
Trash The Dress Session / Post Day Session
Three Hour Weekday Engagement Session
Online Gallery
A dvd of high res photographs
20 page storybook album

Add Ons:
Additional Hour ($100)
All the high res negatives from the day ($400)
An additional photographer ($400)
Rush Service ($500)
Slideshow ($100)

Megan & Tarek Are MARRIED!

July 27th, 2008

I love my job – it allows me to travel – see the most beautiful places and work with awesome people who are in LOVE and very happy. They look to me to capture their most important day – the day that they have been planning, dreaming and waiting for. Megan and Tarek did an amazing job planning their wedding and it showed.

I met Megan last year, she said to me that she heard that you are supposed to be friends with your wedding photographer – so lets be friends – I said of course! She was one of the sweetest brides I’ve worked with. When I met with them for the engagement shoot they told me how they met. They met on CRAIGSLIST – but not under personals – Megan was looking for a roommate and Tarek had a room to rent. They fell in love – WHAT AN URBAN LOVE STORY!

I really had an amazing time at this wedding. Everyone was so much fun. The place was amazing – the view was incredible – as you can see. There were so many different spots for unique photos! Megan and Terek were totally into being the models. This couple had great energy and a very beautiful wedding. I was in love with this car – thank you guys for trusting me with locations. I must admit I was in love with the mini cooper just as much as them. Which shot is your favorite?

Here are some previews – more to come in a few months – my turn around time these days is three months because of my usual 8 – 10 hours that I spend on each wedding in post giving it the attention that it deserves! A big thank you to Liina for helping me out on this wedding.

This was such a colorful wedding – but I will start off with a classic black and white of their first kiss!

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We had so much fun during this session! We started off at an amazing hotel – then we were off to Golden Gate Park. We went back to the waterfall where I took Jessica & Tim – it was a photographers dream. We all went into the water – it was amazing. Here are the photographs I had to open up and take a look before I got some rest before my wedding tomorrow. Her dress is salvegable after a trip to the dry cleaners! A big thanks to Lindsey for helping me out – check her out: http://www.lindseycahillphotography.com/

They are so in love – they can not keep their hands off of each other – or lips!

As always comments are welcome!

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Meet The BERGER’s!

July 25th, 2008

My family is VERY important to me. They are awesome. Here are some photos from the past year. Most of these photos were taken in Florida – but we are from NY. They all live in NY and I go there all the time to see them.

First there is my Dad – Richard Berger – he is the supporter of the group – the best dad ever to live.

My Mom – brought up in Brooklyn – so cute – sweet – quiet unlike the rest of us.

Jenna – she is a teacher in Greenwich CT – she teaches first grade. We have the same voice – I used to like to fool her boyfriends on the phone when we were little! She is the oldest.

Greg – The funniest person I’ve ever met. He is the prince of the family. He is seven years younger than me!

Romeo – He is 13 and a Pembroke Welsh Corgi.  He loves to eat!

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