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A pretty September afternoon.  I walked into the second floor suite at the Hotel Monaco in Old City Philadelphia to meet Hannah once more.  A month before, at her parent’s house in central New Jersey, I photographed the traditional Ghanaian engagement ceremony for her and her groom, Kwaku.  The West African ceremony the month before […]

Hannah and Kwaku: Hotel Monaco Philadelphia Wedding

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Chimereze and Ashley met as medical students at Drexel University.  Neither was really looking for a relationship, but after many hours-long conversations and bonding over love of family and God, they knew it was real.   After their engagement session at the Philadelphia Art Museum last summer, I knew that their wedding was going to be […]

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On a rainy afternoon in late July,  we gathered in an apartment in Mount Vernon, New York.  My plan (because if you know me, I’ve always got a plan) was to interview these three couples and afterwards, photograph them on the gorgeous grounds surrounding the building.  But the rain kept us inside.  No yummy evening […]

The Halls + The Cohens | Mount Vernon New York Documentary Marriage Photographer

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On a summer day in a Baltimore suburb, I met Aaron and Cherisse over lunch to interview them about their marriage.  For some reason, I was nervous.  A thunderstorm threatened to ruin the photos and I wanted to ensure I could get some great images of Cherisse and her husband.  I also hadn’t seen Cherisse […]

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