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Abby & Louie’s Wedding | Historic Olde Bar in Philadelphia

Abby & Louie’s Wedding | Historic Olde Bar in Philadelphia

Abby and Louie tied the knot at the historic Olde Bar in Philadelphia. They exchanged vows under a lovely chuppah symbolizing their new home together. The glass was broken and a kiss to seal the deal!!! Lifelong sweethearts say "I do forever!" The two had a first look in front of the Second bank in Philadelphia. Louie showed off his goofy side, making Abby light up with laughter! Abby and her bridesmaids rocked some custom bedazzled jean jackets from Etsy. The weather was perfect on this normally cold last Saturday in December. Garces Catering Group teamed with Carl Alan Floral Design to transform...

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2020 Goals

Most people don't know this, but back before I started photographing weddings, corporate events and portraits, I used to photograph lots of bands.  Many of my friends were musicians, and I lived in a warehouse in West Philadelphia called Killtime, that was one of the hubs for Philadelphia's underground music scene in the 90’s. I adore music and I always enjoyed trying to capture the energy and feeling of a live performance in still images.  Funny how all these years later, it's the thrill of capturing a moments that have feeling that I enjoy most, regardless of whether it's during a wedding,...

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Thanks for another great year!!

Thanks for another great year!!

As I reflect upon this past year I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude.  I'm truly thankful that we get to work with such great clients, and that I have such a great team to work with.  Of course I'd be remiss if I didn't mention my family as well!  Because of all of you, I'm able to do what I love on a daily basis.  Being able to make a living and support a family as a photographer was a dream of mine going back 20+ years... and the fact that all these years later I'm doing it, and still loving every minute of it (for the most part!), is truly amazing to me.  So my sincere thanks go out to all of you who have...

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Maggie & Matt’s Wedding | Pomme Radnor

Maggie & Matt’s Wedding | Pomme Radnor

What a lovely wedding! Thank you for letting us be part of your wedding day! Before every wedding we always send out a questionnaire to get more information regarding the big day! At the end of the questionnaire we ask..... What helped make your decision to book with us?  Maggie's answer... "After my first phone call with Todd I knew I wanted him to be our photographer, as it seemed clear he would make us comfortable on our wedding day, not force any smiles, and just capture our day perfectly for us. This was further solidified when we met in person." We take great pride in capturing...

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Emily & Robert’s Please Touch Museum Wedding | Philadelphia

Emily & Robert’s Please Touch Museum Wedding | Philadelphia

Emily and Robert's Please Touch Museum wedding was a day filled with love, laughter and a happily ever after! The day started at the Study Hotel in University City. Emily was calm and relaxed in pjs while her hair and makeup were applied with her mom and sister by her side! Robert wasn't too far away buttoning up his jacket, tightening up his tie and folding his pocket square with his parents help. Robert then traveled to the LOVE sign in University city to wait for Emily! The ceremony followed at the Please Touch Museum! Under a stunning chuppah they started their forever!  While traveling...

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Jillian & Ryan’s One North Broad Wedding | Zesty’s

Jillian & Ryan’s One North Broad Wedding | Zesty’s

Both Jillian and Ryan fell in love with One North Broad from the moment they set eyes on the stunning architecture! They both quickly decided this would be the best place to say I Do! Jillian and Ryan's One North Broad Wedding Jillian arrived ready to go in her wedding dress, accidentally running into Ryan! We tossed out the first look and continued with portraits around One North Broad. Their ceremony was held in the Renaissance room. Guests gathered outside after the ceremony for a beautiful bubble send off! We easily walked over Love park to take some very Philly portraits. The reception...

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Dakota’s Bat Mitzvah | Beat Street Station

Dakota’s Bat Mitzvah | Beat Street Station

Dakota's Bat Mitzvah at Beat Street Station Dakota arrived in style for her Bat Mitzvah at Beat Street Station. She wore a light pink two piece tulle ball gown with matching pink sneakers! This party was one for the kids, topping the charts with over 100 kids! Flare event group rocked the party by inviting Dakota and her friends to dance atop of the DJ booth. The evening was filled with a loving montage and presentations from friends and a speech from her older sister Lindsey. The following day we captured portraits and the Chabad Lubavitch of Montgomery County synagogue. We captured some silly...

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Cate & Josie B’not Mitzvah | Private Residence

Cate & Josie B’not Mitzvah | Private Residence

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali Cate & Josie's B'not Mitzvah!!! Best friends Cate and Josie decided they wanted to do this together! In life every difficult undertaking is easier when you have a best friend by your side! Cate and Josie held their B'not Mitzvah at a private residence. They each showed what smart and courageous young women they are while reading from the torah! Behind the scenes Cate...

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Adeline’s Ballet Themed Bat Mitzvah | St. David’s Golf Club

Adeline’s Ballet Themed Bat Mitzvah | St. David’s Golf Club

Adeline's ballet themed Bat Mitzvah at St. David's Golf Club. Adeline untied her pointe shoes and slipped on a pair of custom converses with rhinestones and pink laces to jump start the celebration! A perfect night for a ballerina to shine! The service took place at the Main Line Reform Temple. We captured some photos before the service started. Adeline's brother Carter was there for support and to help crack a few smiles making for some fun photos! The celebration continued to St. David's Golf Course where Pine Hill Events helped create Adeline's ballet themed bat mitzvah! The room was on pointe!...

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Lisa & Dan’s Winterthur Wedding

Lisa & Dan’s Winterthur Wedding

"It truly all felt like a fairytale night!!" Lisa and Dan's fairytale Winterthur wedding was one to remember! An evening filled with love, family, and commitment to one another! Their ceremony took place in front of the famous reflection pool. Reflecting a beautiful future together. A very talented team at Winterthur helped make the evening flow effortlessly!  Wild Thyme helped turn Winterthur into a true fairytale! Cocktails on the stone patio lead to a reception filled with heartfelt speeches and sweet first dances. A beautiful classic cake designed by Desserts by Dana transitioned dinner...

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