New York is such a Beautiful Place! Where to have your Photo session?–Leave it up to your Photographer!

Location options in Long Island, NY and surrounding areas You have enough to worry about after you have booked your perfect photographer. Finding the perfect wardrobe for you and your family. Convincing you grumpy teen that it’ll be fun. Gathering all the snacks, baby gear, diapers, wipes and favorite toys, and most importantly getting mom ready. One thing that you DON’T have to worry about is WHERE you should go. I’ve had so many clients ask me if I have any location suggestions, and in fact I actually INSIST on the locations that I have scouted and curated. I want


What To Expect at Your Session: Photo Shoots During the Time of Covid-19

It goes without saying that almost every industry is going to shift the way they operate. After the lockdowns from the pandemic lift, and business re-open, we will be seeing new rules and regulations for almost everything . Photographers will also have to re-adjust, and especially those like myself that seek to create connection and emotion based family photography. So you might be wondering ‘How is this all going to look?’ Mask wearing: Obviously clients won’t be running around with masks on during sessions, but I plan on wearing one. I will keep my mask on for the duration of


How to Prepare for Your Family Photo Shoot

There are so many stressors that come up when you book a family photo shoot. The thought of spending a significant amount of time, money, and effort getting your family camera ready can be daunting so I’ve written this to try and get yourself organized and take the pressure off. 6-12 Months Prior to Session This is the time you should think about booking your shoot, especially if you are looking for a specific date in mind. Photographers book up quickly during busy season which is typically May through August in the summer and then again in late September through

Family Photographer, Chana Grossman, Stands with her three boys outside in the forest


“Carrots grow from carrot seeds, I planted one to grow. I watered it, I pulled the weeds. Carrots grow from carrot seeds.” –Ruth Krauss

I’m so glad you stopped by! I’m here to create authentic, creative, joyful images of your unique family. My sessions are fun, laid back, and take place in beautiful locations in Long Island and New York City, or in the comfort of your own home. If you are looking to create some memorable art of your unique family you’ve come to the right place.