A week ago I returned from a 10-day trip to Kishinev (Chișinău), my hometown and the capital of Moldova, a former Soviet Republic and a small country located between Romania and Ukraine. The purpose of the journey was blissful but serene—my own wedding—hence its elopement nature.
Some couples seek nothing in their destination wedding but crazy fun, caring little about glamour or scale. They put together a gang they can keep a headcount of on one or two hands, and go wild like because no one is recognizing them.
It is one thing when the temperature on your NYC wedding day drops from 72 midweek to 42 (and jumps back to 70 a few days later), but when you also have the annual NYC Marathon fall on your date, you may get nervous.
This is a special wedding in several regards. First, it is an Indian wedding, my emotionally vulnerable zone and a soft spot. 🙂 It is not easy to tell that it’s Indian by the bride’s and groom’s names, especially bride’s Russian name (there is sort […]
One autumn evening I took this engaged couple for a unique engagement session to a very special place in the woods, reserved for my own family retreats. But once there, I wanted to depict them in their own secret place, secret garden, where no one […]
Was this yearly engagement contest tradition too good and exciting to handle a year ago? Well, I skipped it then but two years after the previous thrill, the famous Zorz Studios’ contest is back! I am pleased to announce my next EngagEd contest, in which […]
Today marks the first anniversary for my dear friends Meera and Arjun whose wedding I had an opportunity to photograph in Bangalore, India. This unforgettable odyssey began long before, with their candid proposal session in NY and the engagement session in CA which were thoroughly […]
I had several opportunities to travel for work abroad last year. One of the trips was to a pristine Portuguese village of Penedos do Alenquer 60 km away from Lisbon to photograph a wedding of Nicole and Filipe.
As some things are happening in life, they hold your breath. You watch them form and shape, still afraid to blow off the feather of destiny. When they do finally take place, you are not relieved to gasp for air… they leave you breathless in […]
After three long years, the famous Zorz Studios’ contest is back! The tradition will go on, and I am pleased to announce my next EngagEd contest, in which I give away a complimentary engagement session (and more!) not to one, but two lucky winners!
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 […]
. Calling for all adventurous minds! This time has come again! After the smashing success of the free engagement session contest a year ago, I am über excited to announce Zorz Studios’ next contest, TrashEd, in which we give away complimentary trash-the-dress sessions, photo books, […]
On the same day following a session for Daria, I shot another bridal session for Vanessa, a fine wedding photographer. Her wedding isn’t until December so I have to keep her bridal gown profile as low as possible for now. I met this gorgeous young […]
Just returned from Florida where I shot a spectacular wedding of Erica and Elkin, whose engagement session in Miami last year caused some locomotion… Below are just a few quick picks, lightly processed. More details and properly done photographs will follow.
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 […]
More than two months of anxiety are over. I am excited to announce the winners of Zorz Studios’ EngagEd contest, opened on November 15, 2008. Dozens of entrants with their vision of an engagement session, four finalists, more than 600 of voters, and now, the […]
[flv]https://zorzstudios.com/v1site_images/videos/MaryClareDan_480x360_30-show0.flv[/flv] (Shown above is a rough draft of a video clip, minimal post-processing) I’ve had a pleasure of another scenic destination wedding (I went to Alaska last year) in Avon, CO. Another beautiful bride and handsome groom! Mary Clare moved to New York from Colorado while Dan […]