Showing posts from January, 2017

Kelly's Cattus Island Portrait Shoot | NJ Portrait Photographer

Sometimes it's worth it to drive 30 minutes to do a 20 minute shoot.

With the sun setting and temperature dropping, Kelly and I walked through the trails of Cattus Island Park. I am so grateful to have a friend like Kelly who's willing to brave some cold temperatures to have some creative fun!

I knew I wanted to do a snow shoot at least once this winter. And with the temperature expected to get warmer later in the week, I knew the window was small. Cattus Island was the perfect setting for this. I'd never been there before, but I can't wait to go back because it is amazing spot.

Winter Storm Helena Swell | New Jersey Surf Photography

Two surf blog posts in a row? I know right. Well sometimes mother nature serves up the goods and you just happen to be in the right place at the right time...

For about two weeks during and after the holidays and new years, I didn't even pick up a camera. I needed some time to relax and decompress from a pretty intense and stressful holiday season. So after NYE, I basically hibernated for a week and banged out The OA and a bunch of comedy specials on Netflix.

After my week rest and relaxation, I was itching to get back out and take some photos.

Over the weekend the Northeast was pounded by a pretty decent snowstorm. The storm was not just notable because of the snow, but also the COLD. At it's warmest, temps climbed into the low 20's on Saturday.

And on Sunday morning after the snow cleared and I was putting on layer after layer before heading out into the winter abyss, it was 10 degrees.

The night before I try to wake up for a sunrise, I set my alarm with apprehension. So…