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Engagement photos for couples in New York City

Posted by on Jan 1, 2013 in Engagement Portraits, Photography, Portraits of People |

Engagement photos for couples in New York City

Engagement photos for couples in New York City Happy New Year 2013 The months following the holiday season find many newly engaged couples looking for fun, creative ways to celebrate their committed love Of course there’s the engagement party with the engagement cake, the party dress, the carefully chosen themes and color, the meaningful tunes and the delicious food. But what about the photography? Every woman should have a beautiful portrait of herself done at least once in her life. An...

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Clever holiday card with this season’s fashion color

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Children's photography, Luxury Lifestyle, New York City, Photography, Portraits of People |

Clever holiday card with this season’s fashion color

Clever holiday card with this season’s fashion color Inspiring ideas for creative holiday cards. It’s not too late for this year, but it’s getting close! Every year, the clever mom of these two beautiful girls creates a themed holiday card. I did the children’s photo shoot on a gray background, but client’s mom (the grandma to the two girls) didn’t like the combination of the card style direction we were going and the gray look. Here’s how the original...

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Cake smash: smashing success or disaster?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Children's photography, Maternity Photography, Photography, Tips |

Cake smash: smashing success or disaster?

The cake smash: Smashing success or disaster? © Koren Reyes. November 15, 2012 A few years ago, a young mom of twins wanted to treat her adorable sons to the best first birthday ever. She had been a client of mine when she was pregnant and again when her twins were newborns. Her name is Jada. She’s the hearing daughter of two deaf parents who happens to be married to a deaf man; a deaf man who has somehow learned to speak. Jim and Jada went down a long, hard road trying to conceive with too...

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Maternity photography NYC ad in The Bump is out

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Beautiful women, Luxury Lifestyle, Maternity Photographers, Maternity Photography, New York City, Photography, Portraits of People, Pregnancy photography, pregnancy photography studios, pregnant photos, sexy maternity photography, Sexy pregnancy photography, Style, Tips, What is luxury | 1 comment

Maternity photography NYC ad in The Bump is out

Maternity photography NYC ad is out in OB/GYN offices Maternity photography NYC is near and dear to my heart. So when Google suddenly decided I was no longer worthy of Page One real estate for all the keyword searches for what I do best, e.g. “maternity photography NYC”, I had to do something. Fast. Google hates me Yes, Google hates me. Or should I say, hated me. Google, probably Google’s Panda, forced my hand earlier this year. I was crazy busy through March 2012, so I didn’t...

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Why do a photoshoot with Koren? Reason #18: Photoshop skills

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in Executive portraits, Portraits of People |

Why do a photoshoot with Koren? Read on for Reason #17. Koren is really good at Photoshop Actually, I am pretty good and if I send your images out to another professional retoucher, I may or may not admit to it. Corporate executives absolutely must look their best in their marketing materials, press releases and any other corporate communications they appear in. Here’s an example of one handsome exec who just needed a little retouching here and there. Interested in a very formal portrait...

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