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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 by Zorz Studios

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 by Zorz Studios

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 by Zorz Studios

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 by Zorz Studios

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 by Zorz Studios

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 by Zorz Studios

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 by Zorz Studios

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 by Zorz Studios

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

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 by Zorz Studios (5)

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 by Zorz Studios (3)

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 by Zorz Studios (4)

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: Loving Parents Give a Gift of All-Day Quinceanera Photography by Zorz Studios (54)

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 by Zorz Studios (23)

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 by Zorz Studios (49)

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 by Zorz Studios (1)

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 by Zorz Studios (4)

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.
March 14, 2018
Sonar: Maternity Photos from NYC to the Ocean in One (Long) Day by Zorz Studios (41)

Sonar: Maternity Photos from NYC to the Ocean in One (Long) Day

Here’s the answer to “Why would I need an entire day to take my maternity photos?” This photoshoot took 12 hours and developed some pretty cool maternity shoot ideas.
November 7, 2017
Cuatro+: Whimsical Family Maternity Session by Zorz Studios (1)

Cuatro+: Whimsical Family Maternity Session

Pregnancy photography often solely focuses on the expecting mom but this family maternity session gave a whimsical way to welcome the arriving fifth member.
October 11, 2017
Water Spirit: Epic Underwater Photoshoot in Dominican Republic by Zorz Studios (1)

Water Spirit: Epic Underwater Photoshoot in Dominican Republic

When you submerge the beauty, vigor, and determination of a young lady into the enigmatic caves of Dominican Republic, don’t screw a chance for an epic underwater photoshoot!
September 20, 2017
Dawn of Life: Sunrise Maternity Shoot by Zorz Studios (1)

Dawn of Life: Sunrise Maternity Shoot

Here are the perks of getting up at 4 AM and gracing a sunrise maternity shoot!
May 18, 2017
The Other Side of the Lens: When Photographer Shoots Photographer (32)

The Other Side of the Lens: When Photographer Shoots Photographer

What is one of the highest honors for a photographer? When your knowledgeable fellow photographer trusts you to put her on the other side of the lens.
May 12, 2017
Children Photography by Zorz Studios (1)

Woe from Wit: Shocking Underwater Maternity Photoshoot

This underwater maternity photoshoot was possibly the most paradoxical and anecdotal in my career, on the border of reality-TV-shocking.