Long Island based award winning photographer specializing in portraits, events, sports and landscapes. 30 years experience in photography and image production.
I've loved photography since I was a kid. I've always admired the Time-Life photographers who captured lasting images in black and white, photographs that told a story. I also enjoy capturing life moments and sports photographs of in-game action, images that will last forever, whether it be a game winning shot, a big save, an overtime goal or a happy moment on the sideline with teammates.
While posed sports photographs are ok, I prefer to show athletes on the field, playing their sport and competing.. Why spend countless hours and money on camps, travel teams, clinics, practices and tournaments only to settle for a photo with a bat on their shoulder or a stick by their side? Show them off playing the sport they love! These times go by so quickly for parents, why not invest in an image that will last forever? I'm very passionate about my photography, and it's my goal to show that in my finished images and designs. Whether it's shooting the Milky Way over the ocean at 3am, a football game in the rain and mud, or getting eaten by mosquitos while waiting for the perfect sunset, I'll do whatever it takes to capture interesting and unique images. For events like Sweet 16's, Christenings, Anniversary parties, etc, it's so important to have quality photographs taken to preserve the memories.
I offer many products to show your images off, from standard prints, downloads, digital image products like mugs, mousepads, playing cards, framed prints, all through my website. I also create beautiful collages of athletes, in several formats, from foam poster boards, vinyl banners, and canvases.
Why hire me for your photography needs? I bring years of experience to every event I cover. I also believe in having the right tools for the job. For my photography, I trust Canon professional equipment. You can be assured that when I show up at your event or session, I will be photographing you and your family with the finest optics on the market. I have a variety of lenses and lighting systems for every purpose, and I utilize industry standard software for editing your images. Before my current career in Suffolk County government I worked in graphic design and print production. I worked on publications like Time Magazine, HBO publications, Hearst publications, RCA Victor Music products and Interscope Records, to name a few. I love to combine photography with my experience in graphic design to create awesome collages of athletes, as well as family collages.
I'm happily married to my wife Leslie for nearly 25 years, and we have three sons that keep us busy, as well as out little dog Maddy, who has sat for me countless times as I tested some new piece of photographic equipment!
I am credentialed for media photography by SectionXI/NYSPHSAA, the Suffolk County Police Dept, the NYS High School Athletic Association, and my work can be seen in several local news publications such as the Suffolk County News, Sayville Gazette, 27east, as well as Sayville.com.
In 2018 I was very proud to receive the Media Award by the Suffolk County HS Football Coaches Association.
My Current Rates:
Location Portrait Session- $250.
High School or Middle School game- $150
Senior Portait Session- $150
Sweet 16, Christening, Anniversary Party- $600 up to 5 hours.
Weddings- For weddings I often shoot with another trusted photographer I work well with. Two photographers allows for superior coverage of your day. Rates vary and scheduling is limited. Email me for further info.
Poster Board Collages:
Vinyl Banners- $80 (hemmed and with grommets)
(all prices subject to change)