Relaxation: Central Park in Springtime

Sarah Hoppes Photography

Sometimes the best thing you can do for your productivity is to just stop working for a bit.  Last week, Chris and I decided to go out and enjoy Central Park and the beautiful weather we’ve been having in NYC, … Continue reading

Kristin and Mike’s Union Square Wedding Video | NYC Wedding Videographers

Kristin and Mike were married at the W hotel on Union Square, and Chris and I created their wedding video.

The W is a gorgeous event space, and Union Square offers some iconic views of New York City.  In addition to the beautiful location, Kristin and Mike are wonderful people who are very much in love. They had an elegant wedding that felt very personal, and all their guests seemed to have a fantastic time. Shooting their video was a pleasure, and we wish them years and years of happiness together!

Videographer: Sarah Hoppes

Editor: Christoper Rizzo

Stock music courtesy the New York Film Academy

Our Wedding Album | The Cobbler’s Children DO Have Shoes!

Photographers, myself included, can sometimes fall into the “cobbler’s children have no shoes” trap.  I take SO MANY photos, but I often don’t have photos of myself. I have hundreds upon hundreds of photos of Chris, but up until our engagement and … Continue reading

A Secret Elopement: Sneak Peek | NYC Elopement Photographer

City Hall Wedding NYC Sarah Hoppes

Elopement photography is such a fun job.  Tiny weddings and elopements are so romantic, and they have a special place in my heart.  While I love all kinds of weddings, I’m drawn to the simplicity of an elopement. Two people … 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

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

Recent Features | New York Elopement and Wedding Photographer

Sarah Hoppes NYC Elopement Photographer City Hall Wedding

Here are a few recent features with some of the weddings we shot in 2012.  It’s fun to see these beautiful people on so many wedding sites! Tarra and Ashley were featured in 4 Real Equality Weddings! Evan and Rachel … 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