The Phunky Elephant Gastropub | Staten Island, NY

The Phunky Elephant Gastropub is Staten Island’s premiere gastropub. Opened just last month by Andrew Gaja, his daughter Patricia Gaja and  her fiance Jerry Agro with Staten Island native Chef Shehu Fitzgerald aka The Illchef  winner of The Food Network’s Chopped. I love the name -Patricia has always loved elephants, and in her Polish culture, an elephant’s trunk up signifies good luck. Their awesome logo was designed by a tattoo artist – what a great idea. And of course, we all know that I love pink. So I’m really fond... Read The Rest →

Nas Album Release | Life is Good | MLB Fan Cave, NY, NY | July 18, 2012 | NY NJ Music Photographer

Nas hit the super intimate stage at MLB Fan Cave tonight as the crowd chanted his name. My fellow photographers and I stood by while he performed his first song – fans and photogs were only allowed to use iPhones for song #1 – so I shot a video with mine and enjoyed. “Life is good – just by waking up every morning…” he said with a smile just before I started photographing him. It is always an honor to be so up close and personal to these artists –... Read The Rest →

There’s a Light.. { NYC Wedding Photographer }

.. at the end of the tunnel. Even on a rainy wedding day. See? Hehe. Tom, Lisa and I took a car from their beautiful home in Brooklyn, to their Manhattan City hall wedding. We had planned on going over the Brooklyn Bridge, but traffic landed us in the tunnel. I like the symbolism here. My wedding photography partner couldn’t make it for this wedding.. but for more of our work, check out www.lovemeidophotography.com. Enjoy! Share → Tweet