Monthly Archives: August 2010

Melissa + Hugo | Teaser

Wow, what an awesome couple! I can’t wait to blog this one….BUT, until then, here is not one, but TWO teasers for you!

ali - Somehow even more beautiful than I anticipated.

Melissa and Hugo - Todd, Georgi, Ali!! Thank you, thank you, thank you for capturing our day! We had a blast with you and we’re so excited to see the rest of the photos!

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Nina + Ken

Nina and Kens wedding day was one of those SCORCHING HOT + HUMID days we seem to be having a lot of this summer in New Jersey. Ouch! I didn’t hear any complaints from anyone though, and for those following the blog, the new short sleeve black T’s are turning out to be a big win on these hot days! Nina and Ken both got ready at the Borgata in Atlantic City. They had this great frosted glass wall in the lobby that was awesome for photography! And although it was tucked away and didn’t interfere with the casino, management isn’t too keen on photography in its casino! We did what we could in a limited amount of time, and it turned out great regardless! Nina and Ken had a fantastic wedding day, and judging by all the smiles on their faces throughout the day, I think it’s safe to say that they had a blast as well! Congratulations you two!

Nina’s dad waiting to escort his daughter down the aisle.I love that little sun flare “orb” surrounding their hands during the ceremony.

Nina & Ken - OMG TODD!!! AH-MAZING!!! That’s all we can say!! We were stalking and saw that you posted and OMG was it worth the wait!! We absolutely love them.. we knew we would.. but WOW!!! You are AWESOME!!! We cant wait to see the rest!! Love em’!!! Thank you so much!!

jay - If there is a Gold award, i’d give it to you :)

Eric Lagstein - Love the jewelry shot, fun, playful… I can’t believe how much personality it’s got!

Michael - These are great pictures. Cant wait to see the rest…

cliff brunk - Wonderful series of images, and that jewelry shot literally made me LOL.

Daniel Sheehan - this is really creative stuff my friend. Been stalking you on DWF!! he he. Thanks again for sharing. Warmest regards – Daniel (from Australia)

Graeme - Todd – These are dynamite. Every one of these images speaks volume to your skill and the beauty of the day. Bravo.

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Martha’s Vineyard 2010 | Teasers

I just got back from a wonderful vacation from Martha’s Vineyard with my family. We had an amazing time together and I can’t wait to blog it. However, I am behind on blogging weddings so this will have to be put on the back burner for now. So, I will only post a few for now, but will certainly revisit this down the road!

I couldn’t believe how vivid the stars were out where we were staying. This was taken about 50 yards from the “Writer’s Cottage” we rented, which was right on Deep Bottom Pond. Those splashes were from me throwing rocks into the water during a long exposure and lighting them with my head lamp.

katie barnes - oh my. that first shot is simply stunning! gorgeous work… can’t wait to scroll through the rest of your blog.

cheers,

katie

sha nay nay - todd. these are amazing.

Maureen Cassidy Photography - You are just so CRAZY CRAZY CRAZY good!!

Jessica - Wow! That first shot takes my breath away. Stunning. When are you selling prints?

jay - Speechless. The 2nd one blows me away.

Carey Nash - These are wonderful!!! Great stuff!

Vikki Bakus - A-m-a-z-i-n-g! If I ever go to Martha’s Vineyard, I’ll be disappointed coz your pics steal the scene.

Aunt Arlene - You’re work is awesome. What a talent you have. Keep up the good work.

Maggie McGill - LOVE the last image, it took me a few minutes to figure it out, the colors are gorgeous!

Todd Laffler - Thanks so much everyone! I can’t wait to come back to this when wedding season slows down a bit, I have a lot more to share.

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Zoe + Hose = Fun!

Oh man, I just love these photos of Zoe playing with the hose in the back yard! I know I’m biased, but I don’t care! It’s days like this that I am most thankful to be a photographer! Zoe loves playing with the hose, especially on the “Mist” setting. So, we were messing around in the back yard when the sun just got low enough to start back lighting the spray from the hose. I grabbed my camera and this is what happened…

Zoe likes to fill her rain boots up with water and then jump up as high as she can and see the water slosh out!This is probably my favorite photograph I have taken of Zoe to date!

ryan - she doesn’t look mischievous at all! ;-)
love your work with the sun here, especially the last one, great image.

jeff tisman - you’re hired!!! awesome shots man!!

Stephen Govel - that last shot is money. nice ones man!!!

Jay - Such great shots!

Jackie Hook - I love the child like innocence you caught in this picture, it makes you think of your own childhood days. Because of you she is going to have so many great memories to look back on.

moo - this series reminds how much i love summer and how awesome it is to be a kid.

pamela - Ok, I’ll stop stalking…you are AMAZING!! And your favorite of her is absolutely, distrubingly awesome! It’s photographers like you that fill me with such discomfort at the VAST knowledge and experience I have yet to gain.
I’ve wasted way too much time at work looking at your beautiful images…can’t wait to be back!

Huy Nguyen - Precious!

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Cortney + Ryan | Teaser

Stay tuned!

Lee - This photo is amazing, the composition is spot on perfect. Keep up the great work

Ryan & Cortney - Hey Todd – Here Ryan and I sit at 3 am in the morning on our honeymoon in Barcelona. We arrived two days ago and jetlag has been our primary tour guide thus far. Amazingly enough the two of us have been incredibly in sync when it comes to when we can and cannot sleep. So this morning we decided to check our emails and your blog to see if you had posted our teaser yet. What a great surprise that you posted this particular photograph. You did such an amazing job setting this one up and bringing out the deep, rich colors of the room (not to mention having patience with our fatigue after a long wedding weekend!!) We have been taking photos of some of the amazing (and colorful)graffiti tucked away and around this beautiful city. Each time we find something colorful and bold your name comes up without fail! Tomorrow we are off for 6 days in the Canary Islands followed by a few days in Morocco and we can´t wait to see what other magic you come up with from our big day (…but, really, no pressure!)

Love, Cort and Ryan

P.S. Ryan is seriously pumped that every major league baseball game is live online right now because of the 6 hour time difference.

Stephanie Uptmor - That is beautiful and what a fabulous idea shooting on the floor! Love the lighting too!

Rodrigo Vargas - I don’t know why there aren’t any comments for this yet… stunning!

KrisD Mauga - wowza~ Just stunning!

Jay - You never fail to amaze, what’s your secrets :)

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Holden

I headed over to our friends Jessica and Michael’s house for a fun little informal photo session today. I have been photographing Holden’s older brother, Sawyer, for a few years now. This was my first time photographing the new little guy though. He was a pleasure to photograph, spit up, drool and all! It’s now official, Jessica and Michael’s family are hands down one of the easiest and funnest I ever get to work with! Thanks guys!

knot - u colors are amazing!!

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