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Engagement : Lauren + Joe @ Flushing Meadows Park Queens, NY

Hello Friends!

We met this beautiful couple for their engagement shoot this past Sunday in Flushing Meadow Park. Lauren grew up in Queens and was very familiar with the park as she spent a lot of time there as a child. Across the park is Citi field, meaningful to both, her and Joe as they are both big Mets fans. And, as a BIG Yankee fan, that’s all I’ll say about the Mets in this post..lol.

Our shoot started at the playground. Picture 4 adults strolling around a park where signs of “No adults are allowed without Children” frame the park. I tell you, we literally have the BEST clients –“game for everything” doesn’t even begin to justify their attitude. We had tons of fun at the playground, politely waiting our turn to “ride the train” and enjoy the “fun sized” playhouses. We continued our way into the park stopping by the Unisphere, the Hall of Science Center all with a few hops, jumps, skips and many, many twirling moments – I think is safe to say that Joe + Lauren are set for their wedding dance. JThree miles later, we ended at City field and around a few dark industrial looking alleys were again, Joe and Lauren were more than game to stop for a few shots. We had a great time with these two super laid back and fun folks. They made us laugh constantly and consistently inspired Elkin to reach for the camera to capture moments where they might’ve forgotten we existed…lol.

Thank you Lauren + Joe for such a fun time! We can’t wait to share in your special day!

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Tito + Chanel’s Surprise FDNY Engagement! <3

BroInLaw is getting HITCHED and I couldnt be happier for them!

I was the first to find out and he told me to bring the camera along and try not to spill the beans. The idea was for Chanel to play a victim stranded in a building window, while Tito roped down from the roof and rescued her, little did she know the drill, wasnt a drill at all and the whole FDNY was in on it, seriously an awesome way to pop the question!

Somehow we pulled it off and chanel had no clue, worked a few angles and got some pretty neat shots, hope they like them and you guys do too

Congrats to you guys!! Love Ya!

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Engagement : Alice + Matt Downtown Montclair, NJ

Hi Guys!

This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting Alice and Matt for their engagement shoot in their hometown of Montclair New Jersey, a beautiful small town with a very hip and trendy vibe, perfect for the shoot. I met Alice and Matt through our wonderful friend Onada from Onada photography. Alice and Matt were full of energy, very photogenic and had some of the best smiles I’ve ever had the chance of photographing, they really made my job THAT much easier plus they were game for everything! We started off at their local park which was huge and offered plenty of opportunities for shots and very true to the Spring season, had a field of beautiful cherry blossoms. We wanted to get some shots in the playground on the swings, but it seemed as though we were gonna have to fight off a bunch of 13 year olds, so we had to abort. We then took off into the downtown area, but not without making a pit stop at the train tracks — you never pass off pictures on train tracks! Downtown Montclair resembled Hoboken/Williamsburg, very colorful, full of nice restaurants and full of life, seriously a place worth the trip from NY.

Thank You Alice and Matt for such an enjoyable shoot, congrats again on your engagement! I can’t wait to see you guys on your wedding day.

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