Category Archives: Mitch 101

Here are a collection of posts containing my thoughts, my preferences and my ideas about how I work as a wedding photojournalist. Hopefully you’ll gain a little insight into my working process as a wedding photographer in Saratoga Springs and Albany NY and will learn a little more about how I work and how the business works. Enjoy reading!

Albums from a wedding photographer in Saratoga

  Album advice from a Wedding Photographer in Saratoga   You think you don’t want a wedding album. You think you will just do it yourself from an inexpensive online wedding album company. As a wedding photographer in Saratoga, I have decades of experience shooting weddings in all areas and wedding venues in Saratoga Springs…

Wedding Ceremony Cell Phones – Albany New York Wedding Photographer

  Wedding Ceremony Cell Phones – advice from a Cooperstown wedding photographer   While working with clients on planning their photo schedule for the wedding day, I’ve been asked what to do about wedding ceremony cell phones. Seems everyone has been to a wedding lately where people with phones, pads, tablets, flips, interchangeable lens cameras…

Key Hall Wedding Photographer On Stage in Schenectady

  Key Hall Wedding Photographer on stage in Proctor’s   As a Key Hall wedding photographer, I’m confident that you really don’t have to take a lot of time away from your wedding, endlessly shooting portraits.   Sometimes if the timing is right during the wedding reception, we can slip away for a few minutes….

A Canfield Casino Wedding Moment – Saratoga wedding photographers

    Looking for different Saratoga Wedding Photographers?   At their Canfield Casino wedding in Saratoga Springs, Kendrah and Brendan share a fleeting moment in the main ballroom alone, together, surrounded by dancing and celebrating and visiting and all of the joyful noise of their wedding reception running in high gear.   This is what…

Canfield Casino Wedding Reception Reaches Its Peak

    A Canfield Casino wedding reception – Saratoga wedding photographer   In the grand ballroom of their Canfield Casino wedding reception, the guests gather around Rebecca and Alvin as they enjoy their final dance as the evening draws to a close.   Canfield Casino is one of the premier wedding venues anywhere. And a…

A Key Hall Wedding – Schenectady Wedding Photographer

  Key Hall Wedding, a favorite image from a Schenectady wedding photographer   At their Key Hall wedding in Schenectady, Sarah and JP moved across the floor in their first dance.   I dropped down low, just as he gave her a gentle dip during their first dance. I knew I had a great image…

A Different Schenectady wedding photographer

      Looking for a different Schenectady wedding photographer?   If you’re looking for different Schenectady wedding photographer consider someone who is a real wedding photojournalist and a documentary wedding photographer. I never fiddle with great natural light. My work isn’t dependent on producing the same photos week in and week out, shooting them…

Deirdre + Dan’s Winter Engagement Photos Albany Wedding Photographer

  Winter Engagement Photos from an Albany wedding photographer     During our initial consultation, Deirdre and Dan mentioned doing some winter engagement photos.   Deirdre went on to explain the connection she had with her grandmother, and listening to stories from her involving snow.   The quiet romance of a snowfall is often lost…

Unique Albany Wedding Photographer

    Interested in a unique Albany wedding photographer?   Looking for a unique Albany wedding photographer? Working as a documentary Albany wedding photographer, every situation provides a chance for me to make a unique image.   I’m asked often about why I like to be present for the preparations at the start of the…

Wedding Group Photo Ideas and the Photojournalist

  Wedding group photo ideas   Want some great wedding group photo ideas? There’s a myth that keeps going around. It has almost reached the status of a meme. It goes something like this: ‘Don’t hire a wedding photojournalist. You won’t get ANY group pictures.’ Well, that’s just not true. Yes, there are a few…

Wedding Day Emotion | From A Wedding Photojournalist

Wedding Day Emotion   As a wedding photojournalist, I don’t work from a checklist on your wedding day. Instead, there are some universal things that I look for, universal areas that always attract my attention. I respond to these things that happen at every wedding. And wedding day emotions are one of the areas I…