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When I first started photographing around DUMBO back in 2007, a scene such as the one described in this New York Times article, “Can a Neighborhood be Instagrammed to Death”, would have seemed impossible. There were the occasional fashion shoots, but nothing like a selfie hot spot. 15 years later, tourists and influencers flock to […]

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Oh DUMBO…

When I first started photographing around DUMBO back in 2007, a scene such as the one described in this New York Times article, “Can a Neighborhood be Instagrammed to Death”, would have seemed impossible. There were the occasional fashion shoots, but nothing like a selfie hot spot. 15 years later, tourists and influencers flock to […]

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Tea & Tisane Garden

My lifelong love of tea began to brew early. When I turned 5 years old my grandmother started taking me to the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans for afternoon tea.  It is still my favorite tea room. This time of year, I am mostly making iced tea like Harney & Sons Coconut Green tea.  […]

Wedding

Gilded Age Venues for Weddings in New York

While many Gilded Age mansions and ornate Beaux-Arts style buildings around New York City have been lost to time, there are still a few where you can get married or host an event. All but one on the list were designed by renowned architecture firm McKim, Mead & White. Stanford White is even a character on […]

Photography

Bernd and Hilla Becher at The Met

I first came across Bernd and Hilla’s Becher’s work in a booth at the Aipad Photography show. There were only a few prints on the wall, but I was intrigued. This exhibit give the lifespan of their photographs of mainly operational industrial machinery and buildings across Germany, Western Europe and the US the space it […]

Travel

Gilmore Girls Inspired Connecticut Getaway

When I first met my husband, Ryan, we bonded over our shared desire to live somewhere with seasons. We were living in south Louisiana at the time which basically has two: wet and cold and very hot and wet. It was ultimately Hurricane Katrina that sent us up to NYC, so weather was a big […]

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