Author archives: jefflamothe

First Prayer - The Alternative to the first look

When discussing wedding plans with my client, I always ask if they would like a first look.   Most of the time, couples prefer to stick with tradition and opt not to see each other until the bride walks down the aisle.   Usually the discussion ends there after explaining the benefits and drawbacks. So let’s get to the definition of a “first look”.   A fir[...]

Engagement Photoshoot Preparation

You’re engaged and probably considering the idea take engagement photos.   There are a couple reasons why you should consider taking engagement photos. It helps you to get comfortable with showing affection in public, helps you to know your wedding photographer prior to the wedding day, and those outstanding portraits can be used for your save the date car[...]

Shutdown 2020 - Part I

Although 2020 slowed down a lot of business, including the wedding & event planning industry, I continued to take photos.     In the days ahead of the big pandemic of 2020, local governors released executive orders to shut down states to slow down the spread of Covid-19.   I thought it be interesting to see what New York City looks like on the night o[...]