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December 14, 2022

Capture the Winning Spirit: Creative Approach to School Sports Portraits of DV Warrior Wrestling

When invited to become a sponsor of junior DV Warrior Wrestling team, I wanted to treat them to a creative approach to traditional school sports portraits. Here are my techniques and tips on spicing them up.
December 8, 2022

Epic Boudoir at Castle Hotel and Spa: Bra Silia

This epic boudoir shoot in a castle gets my “Boudoir Shoot of the Year” accolade. It took eight hours and seven striking outfits, if “no outfit” counts as one. The client crashed in exhaustion, still making an irresistible subject.
November 18, 2022

NYC Dudeoir Photoshoot: Or Noir

Get another load of NYC dudeoir photoshoot for a performer who flew to New York for this. We used his swanky hotel room for half a day with lots of dramatic light. Some images are NSFW.
April 27, 2022

Icebreaker: NYC Underwater Photography Year Round

I’ve been doing NYC underwater photography for 13 years but this maternity session sets my ground for something brand new in this seasonal region—a year round experience and access to uniqueness! Until Now, Either Seasonal or Resourceful For years, I’ve been falling behind my Florida […]
April 14, 2022

Behave: Boudoir Photography Over 50

Boudoir photography over 50 is a thoroughly weighed empowering statement. It’s also likely to have a telling personal story behind and a reason for such a session. Here’s a remarkable example. Most people would question boudoir photography over 50. You’ll only see a few ladies […]
January 27, 2022

Nyala: Maternity Digital Art in Antelope Canyon

Fake it till you make it, they say. Although the motto does not fully pertain to this shoot, the story could serve as an inspiration to other adventurous creatives, I suppose. And to my other readers, it’s an opportunity to see what else a photographer […]
August 18, 2021

Airborn: Drone and Underwater Maternity Photography

This story is loaded with crazy stuff: my first use of a drone for a mom-to-be, failed equipment leading to a major upgrade of underwater maternity photography, and—get this!—this beautiful lady is a Delta pilot who comes from an F-16 fighting squadron. Read on!
June 14, 2021

Bubble: Chic Maternity Photography in Manhattan

Here’s an example of an all-day chic maternity photography in Manhattan featuring a creative model-like mom-to-be, 7 outfits including a complete absence of it, 12 setups, 3 locations, a husband, pup, and other cool props.
June 2, 2021

Purity: Creative Youth Portraits in Poconos

I intended to make my first youth portraits in Poconos studio quietly beautiful but the creative bug still bit me and I mastered two Renaissance oil paintings in a captivating way I’ve never done before.
May 31, 2021

Twin Peeks: Maternity Shoot in Manhattan

One of the wonderful twins whom I worked with on a dramatic project 9 years ago asked for a maternity shoot in Manhattan. The other supporting twin joined us for a bloom, Grate Dane, sunset, fine art nude, and a milk bath.
March 18, 2021

Dudeoir: Straight Male Photographer’s Thoughts on Male Boudoir Photography

Finally, thrilled to give you Zorz Studios’ first public male boudoir photography set, a.k.a. dudeoir. I cut no corners—spent an entire day on seven (!) sets to cover brutal, gentle, and everything in between.
March 12, 2021

Spirits: Mother-Daughter Photoshoot in New Orleans

I took another flight in the past few months, this time to work on a mother-daughter photoshoot in New Orleans. It felt spiritual sometimes and had a few allegorical outcomes.
February 10, 2021

Las Yogas: 3-Day Photoshoot in Las Vegas

Amid a pandemic, two girlfriends from Louisiana and a photographer from New York decided to fly for a 3-day photoshoot in Las Vegas. Here’s what came out.
November 11, 2020

Dono d’Arte: Romantic Birthday Gift of Photography Art

Once upon a time, there was a Venetian merchant who commissioned an artist to paint his lover’s portrait. Something like that.
October 9, 2020

Eveswim: 18 Year Old Birthday Gift of Underwater Photography

Here’s an idea for an 18-year-old birthday gift: underwater photography. Worked for my daughter!
September 2, 2020

Roha: Model’s Underwater Maternity Photoshoot in Connecticut

On that rare occasion when I didn’t get to know my underwater maternity photoshoot client, I find out she’s a pro model on the day of the shoot, looking accordingly. And not just a model…
July 30, 2020

Rising: 18th Birthday Photoshoot in Gotham

This 18th birthday photoshoot in the deserted and boarded up NYC will be remembered on more than one level.
April 8, 2020

Fable: Children Fantasy Art

Children fantasy art is part of the developing niche of Zorz Studios photography offered to a variety of clients. Here’s what I’ve modestly done so far but with my drawing background, I should strive for more.
October 31, 2019

Veyear: Our Baby Girl First Birthday Photoshoot in Poconos

Our baby girl Veya quietly turned one this week—a good reason to share her first birthday photoshoot in Poconos. 10 hours of trash-the-dress in a waterfall, sunrise in forest, home studio, green screen magic, fantasy art, before-and-after demo, behind-the-scenes video, and recent personal photos.
June 20, 2019

Regalo: Parents Give a Gift of All-Day Quinceanera Photography

On the high heels of the just-published Indian Sweet 16 photoshoot comes other loving parents’ gift of a versatile all-day Quinceanera photography to their 15-year-old daughter.
June 5, 2019

Solah: Indian Sweet 16 Photoshoot in NYC

Here’s what you get when adding an Indian Sweet 16 photoshoot to the regular party coverage.
March 5, 2019

Veya: Newborn Photo Shoot for Nature’s Child

I am four months late but it’s better than never: meet our daughter Veya, nature’s child. Here’s her story and newborn photo shoot.
January 28, 2019

Best Shod: Photographer’s Wife Maternity Shoots in Epic Locations

Not just the clients and friends got treated to photoshoots in epic locations during past summer’s cross-country ZORPHOTOUR—photographer’s wife graced picturesque maternity shoots, too!
October 16, 2018

Ikara: Epic Beauty Portraits in Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon

Next up in the ZORPHOTOUR series are epic beauty portraits in Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon in Arizona that spanned three days.