For the last 4 years, while building my business. I have been a substitute teacher in the New Britain school district. Last Monday I was in a first grade classroom of Arabic, African American, Caucasian, and Hispanic children and I read to them Martin’s Big Words, They looked so confused . They couldn’t believe people […]


January 21, 2019

Dear Dr. King, I Wish You Were Here to See This | GEM Photography | CT Photographer

You’re back from the beach, park. mountaintop, or some other location of amusement. You are sitting on the couch relaxing and are delighted by the notification from your photographer of a sneak peek. A couple of weeks later your online gallery is ready and the share button is your new best friend. Next stop Instagram […]


January 10, 2019

Creative Ways to Use Your Engagement Photos |GEM Photography| CT Wedding Photographer

As the saying goes “Save the best for last”. I am wrapping up this series with my favorite type of pictures. Black and whites give a timeless feel to an image. They also provide focus on the person, setting, or emotion I the photographer wants to display. I have always loved black and white photos. […]


January 24, 2018

Best of 2017: Black and Whites

“I promise, other than today, to let you watch every Patriots game in peace”” — Kristen If you read my last blog post you know that I love football.. and If you have you read my “about me” page I am an educator of 15 years. Keith and Kristen were a combination of those two. […]


November 29, 2017

Mystic Wedding

Picture this:  Blue skies, warm air (70 degree air to be exact), and not a raindrop on the horizon… THAT WAS MONDAY…. The Saturday in which their wedding took place was cloudy, rainy, and cold (45 degrees to be exact), but that didn’t stop them from having the day they would never forget. The whole […]


November 8, 2017

Matt and Katie : Mount Snow- Dover VT

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