Natural unposed Hudson Valley family photography

Let's play

Let's say goodbye to stiff photos and lining everybody up in matching t-shirts and chinos and telling the kids to smile and look at the camera and say cheese.

Instead, let's run and hug and roll in the grass.

Let's remember how we were, not just how we looked.

Family and Portrait Portfolio

“It was a unforgettable day for us.
Thank you so much for the pictures! We LOVED them! They got me all emotional. You did such a awesome job we are speechless.”


During a session do you take any traditional posed photos?

Yes, I always take a few 'everybody look at the camera' photos at the beginning of a session. They are easy, so why not? But they are also just the beginning. After that we move on to photos with more movement and emotion that encourage interaction.

How long does a session last?

About an hour, but if everybody is feeling it and having fun, I'm not going to watch the clock. On the other hand, if small children are involved, I will work to get everything essential in the first 20 minutes in case they poop out.

Will you help us pick out what to wear?

Yes. My goal is to help you capture timeless images that will look good for years to come. Part of that service includes helping you choose outfits that promote movement and will stand the test of time.

Will you help us decide on a time and location?

Yes. The time of day is more important than the location. We will find the best light during late afternoon or early evening. With good light, any location will work, even your back yard.

I never seem to get around to doing anything with my photos. Can you help??

Yes. You can easily order prints from your online gallery. Or you can leave the whole process to me and let me take care of prints, photo books, albums and even wall art.


Note: I am temporarily unavailable to take on new bookings. However, if you would like to fill out the form, I will send you a list of alternative photographers.

Mother and daughter family photo, Newburgh, New York

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