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  1. Magicicada Brood VII - Onondaga Hill, NY

    05 Jun 2018

    When I was a little kid, I had a small insect field guide. In that guide was a photo of the red-eye periodical cicada (Magicicada spp). Plying the alleyways and infrequent parks of Jersey City, NJ I never did see one. When I turned 14, we moved to the ‘burbs…


  2. Kasey + Mike Get Married in Hoboken & Party in Queens!

    06 Jun 2016

    Will add more details later –venue, planners, band, food, hair and make-up. Best, New Jersey’s Best Wedding photography www.JerseyWeddingPhotography.com


  3. Focus Pulling: Fireworks & Christmas Tree

    20 Dec 2015

    With focus pulling you employ manual focus and long exposures. A good tripod is a necessity! The fireworks were 5s exposures, the Christmas tree 8 seconds.  With fireworks I think the images are best if you start out of focus and slowly rack back to in focus. With my  Christmas tree I…


  4. Tyler + Emily in Morris County

    09 Oct 2015

    Emily + Tyler had their big day in beautiful Morris County, NJ. Tyler’s face when seeing Emily enters the church is amazing so click-through for a look that just might give you the feels!  Photographic highlight was the photo session at FDU campus in Madison. Brilliant couple on a brilliant day!…


  5. Jackie + Frank at Mayfair Farms

    05 Oct 2015

    Venue: Mayfair Farms - https://www.facebook.com/mayfairfarms DJ’s: https://www.facebook.com/EliteSoundEntertainment (Corey, Mike & Eric) MUA: https://www.facebook.com/IMpeccable-iMage-Inc-244566923033 (Irina) Hairstylist: https://www.facebook.com/sheryl.courtney1 (Sheryl Courtney) Florist: https://www.facebook.com/Metropolitan-Plant-and-Flower-Exchange-136754037003 Belly Dancer: www.facebook.com/YasmineBellydancer Hurricane Joaquin threatened but had more bluster than bite. We were able to get outside briefly for a couple of photo sets. It was windy, a little chilly, but not too…


  6. Sunflowers at Sunrise

    19 Sep 2015

    Have been passing these sunflowers frequently the last couple of weeks so got there this morning, just after sunrise, for some photos.  Small personal projects like this are de facto meditation for me. A way to relax and reenergize my passion for photography.  –Thomas


  7. The Milky Way & Perseids in Yosemite

    19 Aug 2015

    Took these Wednesday August 13th near Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park.  Amongst the most beautiful night skies I have ever been awed by!!  Best, Thomas


  8. Christine + Rich

    03 Aug 2015

    Great wedding at the Valley Regency in Clifton. Love, tears, laughter, family, friends, and great food.  Flowers by The Blossom and Bee : www.facebook.com/theblossomandbee The Valley Regency : http://www.valleyregency.com/ Mitch the Minister: https://www.facebook.com/MitchellMaged –Thomas www.facebook.com/AestheteStudios


  9. Adrianna @ 9 Days Old

    14 Jul 2015

    Took photos of beautiful Adrianna in the town I spent my teenage years in –Carteret, NJ! Cooler still I was invited by someone I worked with and went on one date with “back in the day”.  Anyway I had a great time with everyone and Adrianna’s 12 year old aunt…


  10. Jessica + RJ

    07 Jul 2015

    I came to Jessica + RJ’s wedding knowing them already from an engagement shoot in Manhattan a half a year earlier! They knew me and trusted me and I wanted to wow them again on their wedding day! Amazing wedding in Paramus…portraits of bride, groom and bridal party at Lambert…


  11. Melissa + David

    29 Jun 2015

    Melissa + David’s wedding was a high energy affair at the the amazing Waterside (http://watersiderestaurantandcatering.com/) on the Hudson!  Melissa and her sister jumping up and down on the bed before the wedding is about as much fun as I have ever seen a bride have immediately before her wedding. David’s groomsmen…


  12. Jessica + Brian

    25 May 2015

    Amazing North Jersey wedding! Found an incredible little park in Tenafly for the formal portraits! Great fun, great weather and most importantly, Great people!! Bergen County Wedding Photographers www.Facebook.com/AestheteStudios


  13. Newborn Kara

    27 Apr 2015

    Kara’s Mom Danielle was referred by a past client (Thanks Lauren!). Danielle contacted me 2 weeks ago but since I had trips to Vienna followed immediately by Palm Springs, I couldn’t get to her home until Saturday. Thanks for waiting Danielle and James have a beautiful home and a gorgeous little…


  14. Stevanna’s Maternity Shoot in Joshua Tree NP

    26 Apr 2015

    While out in Palm Springs on other biz, I found Stevanna who was ISO a photographer for maternity photos I suggested Joshua Tree NP –there are some beautiful, smooth round boulders that I thought would be an interesting setting for maternity photos. The shape of the baby bump echoed in…


  15. Diana’s Maternity Shoot

    06 Apr 2015

    I have been lucky enough to shoot Diana + Juan’s wedding in Quito, Ecuador, to shoot their pregnancy announcement photos and now their maternity photos! In a couple of weeks I will be shooting newborn photos.  Thank you guys for trusting me every step of the way!! Looking forward to meeting your…


  16. Danielle + Tomasz

    27 Mar 2015

    Danielle and Tomasz’s wedding took place at The Tides Estate. Love The Tides and it is only 15 minutes from home too!! Crazy friends, warm families –though they were a little crazy too.  Danielle’s dance with her Dad had me tearing up… –Thomas


  17. Danielle + David –Happy 2nd Anniversary!

    14 Mar 2015

    Tomorrow, March 15th, 2015, is Danielle + David’s 2nd wedding anniversary. I figured I’d create a blog entry with 100 wedding photos as an early anniversary present. So, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY Hoping to see you guys for a family shoot this Spring or Summer! Venue: The Mill at Spring Lake http://www.themillnj.com/…


  18. Merrick Paige @ 7 days

    08 Mar 2015

    Dan and Jane welcomed me into their home this morning to take photos of their beautiful baby girl Merrick Paige! We shot upstairs, downstairs, in boxes, in baskets, in hammocks. Photos were great and Merrick only peed on me once…better than average Beautiful girl and great Mom and Dad. Maybe…


  19. Katy + Jordan eSession (Oct 2014)

    28 Feb 2015

    We met at Rifle Camp Park (Woodland Park aka West Paterson) on Halloween. We had an hour to capture their engagement/Save the Date photos. The leaves couldn’t have been more beautiful. Katy and Jordan couldn’t have been happier to be (almost) alone together If you know how to get out…


  20. Gabriel & Luciana at 11 Days

    28 Feb 2015

    I shot Joyce and Paul’s Save the Date photos in June of 2011 overlooking the NYC skyline at dusk. One year later (6/12) I shot their wedding in Edison, Hamilton and Princeton. What. A. Party. Joyce and Paul then got me a job shooting the retirement party of the Chairman…


  21. Aspiring Scream Queen Cheryl

    14 Feb 2015

    Cheryl is a local actress making a name for herself in indy horror films and retro glamour photo shoots. Cheryl wanted some strong headshots for her comp card and website Cheryl did her own make-up and hair and rocked the camera! Those RED lips! –ThomasBergen County Headshots Oakland NJ Photographers…


  22. Kim + Bubba in Matamoras, PA

    14 Feb 2015

    I met Kim + Bubba at Kim’s brother Rich’s wedding 2 years earlier. I was so happy to work with her family at another wedding Their wedding was held under a huge tent on her Dad’s property in Matamoras, PA a few hundred yards away from the Delaware River. Tent…


  23. Paige Elizabeth

    14 Feb 2015

    I was lucky enough to shoot Nicole + Michael’s wedding at the Twin Brooks Country Club in Watchung, NJ http://twinbrooks.com/events/weddings/ Visit that page to see one of the shots from the day.That wedding was a watershed event. Every so often there is a wedding where you are given plenty of…


  24. Gina + Anthony

    14 Feb 2015

    Gina + Anthony have known each other since 3rd grade! Wow They were married in St. Matthias church, right next to the school they both attended as children. The reception was at the alway beautiful Forsgate CC in Monroe Township. Golf courses are always great to shoot on…FORE! That was…


  25. Julie + Bob (Oct-2014)

    02 Feb 2015

    Julie and Bob’s wedding was one of the weekends I had weddings Fri, Sat and Sun. Exciting to be so sought after a wedding photographer Julie’s parent had come out from Illinois with this amazing vintage car that Julie loves…well everybody loves. The car was trailered out from IL…was only…