Frequently Asked Questions
Where are you based out of?
I'm based in New York City, New York. Specifically, I live in the Ridgewood, Queens area — close to Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Do you travel for your photoshoots?
Absolutely. New York City is great but I love to travel, both nationally and internationally! If you're in need of a talented photographer for a shoot outside of NYC, don't hesitate to ask me to meet you on location. In addition to my usual day rate, I will require airfare, lodging and (possibly) transportation.
How would you describe your style?
I like casual, effortless, and intimate photos rooted in authenticity.
Do you use Social Media?
What are your rates?
MODEL DEVELOPMENT / TEST SHOOT PACKAGES — Click HERE to submit a model application to be considered for paid test shoots and collaborative
COMMERCIAL WORK / SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS / OTHER TYPES OF SHOOTS
Prices for larger shoots, commercial and branded content (including lookbooks and social media campaigns) can vary heavily depending on the extent of work involved, licensing, and travel, among other things. Contact me for detailed pricing.
How do we book you?
In order to secure booking, I may require a nonrefundable deposit due upon booking, a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the shoot date. Get in touch for more info.
Do you do other types of photography?
Though the majority of my work is portrait and fashion-based, I've also extensively shot product still life, engagement portraits, a handful of weddings, and events. I also love photographing food in my free time!
What's your policy on image delivery?
Please note: After each shoot, photo previews are hosted in a private online gallery for model/client to review and select for retouching. These proofing images will be unedited, unretouched, and low resolution (72 DPI and 500px on the long side). Final, edited images will be high resolution and may take up to 2 weeks to be completed and delivered via download.
Retouching includes global exposure correction, color grading, blemish removal, skin contouring, skin tone correction, detail sharpening, background spot removal, and highlight/shadow recovery. Extensive image manipulation — including, but not limited to, body reshaping, background object removal, background extension, spot coloring, and swaps — may incur additional fees. Alternate versions of photos — including black and white conversions, alternate crops (e.g. a square crop for Instagram), resized/rescaled images, and alternate file versions (e.g. TIFF or PSD files) — may also incur additional fees. Re-delivery and re-uploading of archived, edited files more than 3 months after initial delivery of photos will also incur a flat rate of $150 per session.
A standard model release must be signed upon arrival or prior to the shoot. Models under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present for the shoot.
What gear do you use?
Canon EOS 5D Mark III w/ BG-E11 battery grip
Canon EOS 5D Mark 1
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM
Sony FE Zeiss 55mm F/1.8
Sony FE 28mm f/2
SanDisk Extreme Pro 16GB SD x 6
SanDisk Extreme Pro 32GB CF x 4
Seagate Backup Plus 4TB Portable External Hard Drive x 6
Western Digital Passport 2TB Portable External Hard Drive x 6
Elinchrom D Lite RX One Portalite - 2 Softbox Strobes with Manfrotto Stands
Elinchrom Rotalux 69" Octabox
Yongnuo YN560-II Speedlite
Impact 52" Silver/White Reflector
Impact 12" Silver/White Reflector
Laptop — Late 2015 15" MacBook Pro Retina / OSX Yosemite / 250GB SSD
Desktop — Late 2014 21.5" iMac / OSX Yosemite / 500GB HDD
Laptop — 2014 11.6" Acer Chromebook C720 / 16GB SSD
Tether Tools 15' High Vis Orange USB Cable for Live Tethering
Wacom Digital Pen & Touch Tablet (Medium)
Capture One Pro 9
Adobe Lightroom CC
Adobe Photoshop CC
Pelican 1510 Carry-On Case
Pelican 0915 Case for memory card storage
Pelican 1040 Micro Case for portable hard drive storage
Pelican 1020 Micro Case for battery storage
Impact 12' Wide Background Support System (for quick on location shoots)
Impact 10.9' C-Stands Completes
Savage Seamless Background Papers - black, white, grey, blue, pink, and more
Pony Adjustable and C Clamps
AA Eneloop Rechargeable Batteries x 12
Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (for mobile jams!)
Benchmade 530 Pardue Axis Knife (for
iPhone 6s Plus with VSCO, Snapseed, Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop, and more