Wednesday, August 29, 2007


Being a documentary photographer I love to capture life's special moments so when Patty contacted me from Boston about her daughter's Baptism I was thrilled it was occurring on my one open Saturday in August.

Anastasia (Anna) was Baptized at St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Ambridge. Ties to the church brought her and husband Tim back for this very special event. Tim, by the way, is from Great Britain and his parents made the trek across the pond to be a part of Anna's day.

A big thank you to Patty, Tim and especially Anna for allowing me to be a part of your very special day.

Sunday, August 19, 2007

August 18, Meghan & Shawn

What an absolutely PERFECT day for a wedding! Can you believe it? August in Pittsburgh and temps in the low 70's!! Wow.

Meghan and Shawn are such a great couple. Earlier in the year I went to NYC for their e-session and I just knew the wedding would be a blast. I was not disappointed!

Everything was throughout the day was beautiful. Both bride and groom were relaxed and savoring every moment. Even when the trolley developed an engine problem on the way to the ceremony, Meghan took it in stride. And I must say, I was amazed how quickly another trolley was on the scene. The response time was very impressive.

The ceremony at St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church was awesome. It's a beautiful and historic church directly across the street from one of the best views of the city.

The reception was held at the Renaissance Hotel downtown. They have one of the most grand staircases you'll find. Tony, the manager, was uber helpful with every detail. And to top off the night the Pirates were having a Skyblast event so not only were we treated to a great party but we had a spectacular fireworks show, too! How cool is that?

Sunday, August 05, 2007

County Fair Time!

I love old time county fairs. You know, where the kind where kids still bring in their farm animals and 4-H rules. It's a step back to a simpler time when a stick of cotton candy was a delight. Every year I try to get out to as many as possible just to shoot for myself (and eat things I really should not).

In spite of the usual blazing colors associated with carnivals, midways and the like, I prefer to see a different way, as a memory or a dream. Color is nice, but color is today, I'm looking back, to yesterday. I hope you enjoy.