Cloisters Proposal | NYC Engagement Photographer

Sarah Hoppes Photography

Bobby proposed to April on a beautiful Spring day at the Cloisters, and April was totally surprised! He had contacted me that week with pictures of the two of them and a general idea of when/where they would be in … Continue reading

Debbie Does Deathmetal Zombie Girl Band | Indie Horror Comic Book Cosplay

Dark Ink Pictures Zombie Photo

Debbie Does Deathmetal is a fictional band in the universe of one of our Dark Ink Pictures comic books, Cursed Mountain.  They are a punk/thrash metal zombie girl band, and they show up in the sequel to Cursed Mountain in a big way. … Continue reading

Cloisters Proposal Sneak Peek | NYC Proposal and Engagement Photographer

NYC Proposal Photographer Sarah Hoppes

I’m really excited to share photos of Bobby and April’s engagement at the Cloisters!  Bobby hired me to secretly photograph the moment he proposed, and he couldn’t have picked a better date or location to ask April to be his … Continue reading

Giving Back Wishlist: Portraits for a Group that Helps Individuals With Disabilities | NYC Portrait Photographers

Sarah Hoppes Coney Island Natural Light Portrait Photographer

To continue with last week’s theme, we have another project to add to our “giving back wish list.” We want to take portraits for a group that helps people who have disabilities. My mom has been a special education teacher … Continue reading

Giving Back Wishlist: Photos For an NYC Animal Charity | NYC Pet Photographers

Sarah Hoppes NYC Pet Photographer

We are so privileged to be photographers.  Our clients invite us into their lives and ask us to create a record of their big events and little moments.  The photos we take will remain long after our job is over, and even after … Continue reading

Debbie Does Deathmetal Sneak Peek | Zombie Cosplay Photographers

As I’ve mentioned a few times on the blog, as well as running a photography business, Chris and I own a production company, Dark Ink Pictures, where we make indie comic books.  Over the weekend, we got to bring characters … Continue reading

Alex Ramone’s Pin-Up Shoot | Manhattan Portrait Photographers

Alex Ramone is a wildly talented singer, and Chris and I were more than happy to do some promotional shots for her.  She’s very much inspired by the pin-up girls of the 1940’s and 1950’s, and the legendary Bettie Page. … Continue reading

Kristin’s Portrait Session | Brooklyn |NYC Blogger Headshot Photographers

Kristin booked us for a portrait mini session in Brooklyn, and we managed to shoot outside on a  January day that wasn’t bitterly cold. She needed a few headshots to use on her blog, and she wanted to look professional, … Continue reading


Sarah Hoppes Photography Pet Portraits

These days, I divide by time between 3 jobs- My job as a photo producer, my growing photography business, and Dark Ink.  These are all “full-time,” but I get to do a lot of the work for Sarah Hoppes Photography … Continue reading

Nicole and Tony’s Family Portrait Session | NYC Portrait Photographers

As anyone who knows me is already aware, I adore babies and animals!  I really love taking family portraits and working with little kids.  It’s an added bonus if a family has a pet, because I love them, too!  It’s … Continue reading