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January 3, 2017
Top 5 Travel Journal Apps Review by Zorz Studios (1)

Top 5 Travel Journal Apps Review

How do you keep your loved ones and friends abreast of your travels? Can you recollect all details of your 5-year-old trip to an exotic land? Is going back to Instagram or Facebook the best you can do? Here’s a traveling photographer’s comprehensive research and […]
April 28, 2015
Grand International Festival 2015 by Zorz Studios (8)

Grand International Festival 2015

Zorz Studios was honored and delighted to be one of Grand International Festival 2015 info partners, providing photography coverage of the annual business expo, fashion show, and concert.
July 1, 2013

Super vs. Regular: What Makes Models

The distinction between “super” and “regular” is oftentimes symbolic and ambiguous. An acclaimed photograph for example, may have little merit other than its famous author’s name, while some hobbyist may produce an unrecognized masterpiece. Some girl next door casually running out to a store without […]
March 5, 2012

Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Platinum Members Event at The Pierre

I have been placed on Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Platinum List for the fourth year now and was delighted to learn about a Platinum Members Event that Wedding Style magazine organized for their preferred vendors past Thursday. I love these gatherings because they allow us, […]
February 25, 2012
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Klout to Ed: “Your are a Specialist. Your Opinion is Second to None.” Is this so? :)

UPDATE: Regretfully, Klout seized to exist in 2018, six years after the writing. My score went up to 64 by that time. Here’s what happened to it. Refreshing my knowledge on social media earlier this week, I came across a service that although having run […]
December 31, 2011

“At My Signal, Unleash Hell.”

October 29, 2011 was a turning point in Zorz Studios’ history. That day, a milestone historical decision was made, and the time came to announce it. Many will be taken by a surprise. With confidence and excitement I state that the change will have a […]
February 10, 2010

Couture Fashion Week: Show, Auction, Charity, and Ball

Zorz Studios is pleased to announce that we will be part of the New York Couture Fashion Week at Grand Ballroom of Waldorf Astoria, New York City. We are proud to partner with Couture Fashion Week and Partners In Health in our relief efforts for […]
November 26, 2009

Here’s to Those Whom We Appreciate

. An important day in the year has come. It is time when I take a moment to slow down, look around me, and think of all whom I am thankful for — from family to dear friends, from clients who become caring friends to […]
November 3, 2009

The Wedding Salon Bridal Show Features Industry’s Best

I’ve been eying The Wedding Salon’s prestigious bridal show for some time now, attending the salon’s networking parties. (One of them, by the way, led to an acquaintance with a turnkey effect.) So, having milled a substantial amount of flour required by this show, I […]
October 11, 2009

Content for WedSpace “Did That Really Happen?” Book

Following a recent approach by TLC station, which expressed interest in some of my weddings for a potential coverage on a national television as part of their new show Four Weddings, another media company, WS Publishing Group, invited me to provide content for their new […]
June 14, 2009

Caught in the Act: Recent Spotlights

We drew attention in a couple of places in the past week or two… First, Sarah Johnson, the founder of Seeking Designers came across my mailing on underwater and body art maternity and immediately put us on the top of their Newsflash (not to mention […]
May 11, 2009

Top Wedding Professionals: Grace Ormonde Platinum List

We are pleased to announce that Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine has chosen to list Zorz Studios on their invitation-only Platinum List, a directory of top wedding professionals from around the world. Wedding Style, the wedding world’s premier magazine, is a breathtaking publication that showcases […]
April 9, 2009

Now Appearing on Broadway!

It gives me a great pleasure to announce the expansion of Zorz Studios’ presence and opening operations in the heart of New York City, Manhattan’s Flatiron district. In a special collaboration arrangement with virtuosi and celebrity makeup artists Anne DeMarco and Charles Douglas of Rouge […]
April 8, 2009

Attending Brides New York Cocktail Party at NYPL

I was invited to attend Brides New York networking and cocktail party last night at the New York Public Library. The magnificent ballroom gathered top wedding professionals for an opportunity to network and meet Julie Raimondi, Editor of Bride’s New York Magazines. Thanks to the […]
March 31, 2009

Attending PPSNYS Annual Convention

Right upon returning from Jamaica and landing in the JFK airport, I rented a car and drove into the night, continuing my day that started with shooting my couple in sunrise on a sugar cane plantation. My destination was The Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY where I […]
March 9, 2009

Formal Recognition by PPA: Certification

  It is now official… As the next milestone in my photography career, I earned my certification from Professional Photographers of America (PPA), becoming Certified Professional Photographer, CPP. What I thought would take a couple of years to achieve, happened sooner. As the leading certifying […]
February 28, 2009
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Committing to Giving Back: “Feel Bigger in Heart”

I want to leave a trace in this world… through photography which may turn into a historical record or a work of art, inhabiting someone’s heart — beating faster and feeling warmer, outliving mine… through my volunteering for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep […]
February 27, 2009

Sponsoring BTV Bridal Show

In a new and exciting venture, I am participating in the Behind the Veil Bridal Show as platinum sponsor and exhibitor. Organized by Monica Tolbert-Jackson and April Chapman, event professionals with over 20 years of event planning and project management experience, the show will be […]
February 4, 2009

Building the High-Class Partner Network

Much of the time this week is devoted to intensification of my search for partners to match the quality of my studio’s service, products, expertise, and customer care. In an ongoing series of meetings, I find those vendors whom I could refer to my discerning […]
February 3, 2009

Receiving Bride’s Choice Award 2009

It is with great pleasure that I announce being chosen to receive a 2009 Bride’s Choice Award from WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings franchise provider. The following is the press release. WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, just announced that Zorz Studios, Inc. has won […]
January 21, 2009

Truth About Ed: pDNA Revealed

There has been a buzz in the wedding professional photography community about the Photographer DNA (pDNA) assessment tool, developed by Dane Sanders, Southern California-based wedding photographer and one of the founding members of the world-famous Open Source Photo (OSP) Forum. Dane’s book, Fast Track Photographer, […]
December 7, 2008
Heirdom of Atlantis: First Underwater Photo Session by Zorz Studios (19)

Winning Fotki’s Blue Ribbon Contest

This image from the series “Heirdom of Atlantis” won the first place in Fotki’s Blue Ribbon contest. Fotki is a digital photo sharing, video sharing and media social network website and web service suite; it is one of the world’s largest social networking sites. Founded […]
November 6, 2008

Winning Resource Magazine’s Contest

My entry won Resource Magazine’s “Classy Nudes” contest and is set to be published in the Winter issue of the magazine. This photo, entitled “In the Morning”, was taken in 2006 on a ridgetop which offers a spectacular scenic overlook of one of the Wildlife Management […]
November 2, 2008

Ed on the Channel 3 News: Running for Presidency 2008

With the days counted before the elections in the US, it is time to unveil more than most of you have known about me… With my recent activity in an unexpected area of politics, it didn’t take me long to make it to the televised […]