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Headshot Mini Session Special-NYC Fall

It’s that time of year again, time to update your look and your brand with a new headshot and luckily for you I am doing off…

“Urinetown” – Shenandoah University

It’s time for the first performance of the 2018/19 Theatre Season at Shenandoah University and what a great show to start th…

Page County Sheriff’s Depart Lip Sync Challenge Cover Photo

I got a few questions as to how I shot the cover photo or thumbnail for my recent post about the Page County Sheriff’s Depa…

Jacob and Derek’s Flash Mob Proposal

I could not ask for a more perfect and unique proposal than that of Jacob and Derek’s.  Jacob planned to make it extra spec…

Page County Sheriff’s Department Lip Sync Challenge

Luray Police Department issued a Lip Sync Challenge to the Page County Sheriff’s Department This was their response

Mamma Mia Character Portraits from SSMT

I had the opportunity to do some more creative shots during “Mamma Mia!” which the last show of the 2018 Shenandoah S…

“Mamma Mia!” Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

The Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre is at it again! Their last performance of “West Side Story” was spectacular. This time the…

Thomas and Tara’s Engagement Session

It felt good to start the day and Thomas and Tara’s Engagement session in my home of the Shenandoah Valley.  Unlike some of…

“West Side Story” – Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

“West Side Story” marks the second show of the 2018 Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre season.

5 Tips to Prepare for your Headshot Session

  So your Headshot Session is coming up, or your thinking about booking a session with us.  Here are 5 quick tips to make th…

“Newsies” Character Portraits

  I’m used to photographing shows for Shenandoah University especially for the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre, but New…

Five Vendors to Book First for Your Wedding

You just got engaged! Congratulations! After the big announcement, the long journey to the altar. You may be wondering where do I …

National Selfie Day Luray Caverns Post

  It’s National Selfie Day, and Luray Caverns needed some content for social.

“Newsies”-Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

  The first performance of the 2018 Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre season is here, and it’s “Newsies”.

What Comes After Your Engagement Session?

An engagement session is meant to showcase your love for one another. These photographs are a way to celebrate not only the next s…

Video of Shenandoah Conservatory Musical Theatre Class of 2018 at 54 Below

This is the video follow up to my earlier post detailing how I had the privilege to Photography and Film the Shenandoah Conserva…

Shenandoah Conservatory at Feinstein’s/54 Below

I had the pleasure of photographing members of the Senior Class at the Shenandoah Conservatory as they made they New York Debut at…

“The Merry Widow” at Shenandoah Conservatory

Here I am again witnessing yet another wonderful production at Shenandoah Conservatory! April 27th-29th, the Shenandoah Conservato…

Why Choose C. King Photography for your Wedding

C. King Photography is a full service photography and videography studio. We have always had a passion and love for wedding photog…

Peter and the Starcatcher at Shenandoah Conservatory

We had yet another awesome night spending some time at Shenandoah University and watching these talented students perform.

Headshot Session: Why Us?

The digital age and social media has become the first impression of you. It is often that your profile page is where someone is go…

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Engagement Session

Bring a variety of outfits Having a variety of outfits will help create diverse images. Make sure to have at least 2 outfits. Our …

Matthew & Megan: Wedding

This is long overdo. But Megan & Matthew were such a lovely couple and we couldn’t miss the opportunity to highlight the…

Chelsea and Zach- Couples Session

Zach reached out to us and wanted a couples session to give his beautiful girlfriend, Chelsea, as a gift. Chelsea chose to have a …

Don and Ashley- Surprise Proposal at Luray Caverns!

Don contacted me earlier this year and told us that he found the woman of his dreams, Ashley, and wanted to pop the question in an…

Dan and Stephanie: Family and Newborn Session

In 2016, I had the privilege to shoot Dan and Stephanie’s wedding here in Luray.  All of my clients become family, but there’…

Lysistrata Jones at Shenandoah Conservatory

I was excited to be invited to photograph yet another major production at Shenandoah Conservatory. To be honest, Lysistrata Jones …

Boudoir Photography

Many times clients come to us for a special photoshoot to give as a gift to their significant other or to do something for themsel…

Bedlam’s Hamlet & Saint Joan at Shenandoah Conservatory

We had the amazing opportunity to photograph Bedlam’s production of Hamlet and Saint Joan. Bedlam is a New York based theate…

Dan & Stephanie Wedding Day: Feature Film

Dan & Stephanie have become wonderful friends of ours. We often take moments to reminisce to these special moments. That is on…

Matthew and Megan– Engagement– Dark Hallow Falls

  Megan and Matthew recently traveled from out of the area to shoot their engagement session with me.  I’m happy to be a p…

Shenandoah University: Symphony Orchestra

    I was honored to photograph the Shenandoah University Symphony Orchestra  in January. This group is filled with am…

“Noises Off” Presented by Shenandoah University

Oh, the play-within-a-play.  Probably made most famous by William Shakespeare, Michael Frayn does it in Noises Off. Frayn’s Not…

Shenandoah Chorus and Conservatory Choir at SU

Shenandoah University is filled with talent. From elaborate theatrical plays, powerful orchestras, and now to strong voices that f…

“Hairspray” Presented by Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

Its time for the last show of the 2017 Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre season at Shenandoah University .  This last show is se…

Eric and Joy

I’ve known Joy for years.  Ever since we used to try our hands at doing music videos, and it was such a “joy” t…

“Oklahoma!” presented by Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

Last night I got to photograph the first performance of the 2017 season for Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre, “Oklahoma!…

Shenandoah University Jazz Ensemble

  “And all that Jazz”…. Okay I admit that was cheesy, but was is not cheesy was this performance!

The Magic Flute

  Under the direction of Jan Wagner The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a show full of energy and life.  As alw…

Shout Out to the ladies of C. King Photography

Today is National Woman’s Day 2017, and I for one would like to show my appreciation and respect for all women around the wo…

Spider Holster Lens Pouch

As photographers lets face it, one thing that constantly plagues us is having easy access to the gear which we need to get the jo…

John and Stacey’s Wedding at Airlie

John and Stacey chose a beautiful location in Warrenton to say their “I Do’s”.  Airlie has so many picturesque…

Keni and Kim’s Wedding Film

You may have already heard about Keni and Kim from our previous blog post, but that was just photo and while capturing the day in …

Holiday Mini Sessions

Ask and you shall Receive; it is the Season of Giving After All! Take your holiday photos home with you immediately. Packaged read…

New Gear Westcott Beauty Dish

  Yay for new toys!  I just got my Westcott Rapid Box Beauty Dish in and I was so excited to try it out.

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre Presents: “Little Shop of Horrors”

We’ve reached the final show of the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre’s 2016 season. Little Shop of Horrors. Running now…

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre Presents: “Pirates of Penzance”

Opening tonight Jeremy Scott Blaustein, who will also star as Seymour in SSMTs 2016 Little Shop of Horrors, Directs the hilarious…

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre Presents: “Sweeney Todd”

Opening tonight is the dark tale of Sweeney Todd, directed by Edward Carignan.

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre Presents: “My Fair Lady”

Shenandoah University’s Summer Music Theatre has returned for its 2016 season. This year will feature My Fair Lady, Sweeney Todd…

Dan and Stephanie Southwick Wedding Luray Caverns Photo Booth

Another AMAZING and unique Luray Caverns Wedding. Dan and Stephanie Southwick asked us to provide a photobooth for their reception…

Crystal’s Maternity Session at Mt Charleston

Spring is on the way and so is Crystal’s baby. Las Vegas is chilly in March especially when you’re in the mountains. C…

Corey and Francesca’s at Home Maternity Session

When we talk about having a family of services we say family because that’s what we’re trying to provide; a range of s…

Keni and Kim’s Luray Caverns Wedding Photo

Kenneth and Kimberly are a couple that we didn’t have the opportunity to shoot prior to their wedding. It can be intimidatin…

” City of Angels “

Shenandoah University kicked off the spring with a fantastic performance of City of Angels. This show is a story in which simultan…

Spider Holster’s Arca-Swiss Mounts

  I love and use the Spider Holster system, that’s nothing new.  When they made me one of their Spider Ambassadors I …

Romeo and Juliet Performance at Shenadoah University

We had the pleasure of teaming up to photograph Shenandoah University‘s performance of Romeo and Juliet.  Shooting for the …

Stacey and John’s Engagement Session on Skyline Drive

We definitely got to really enjoy the fall leaves with many of our new Wedding clients this year.  During our consultation we lea…

Nora’s First Year

Charles and I admitted to being uneasy around babies. For that reason, we don’t accept many children’s sessions. Those…

Shenandoah University Conservatory Jazz Ensemble

Charles loves performance photography. While I’d love to capture the exciting parts of a show, be it theatre or music, I als…

Rob and Anna’s Engagement Session on Skyline Drive

Now here’s a fun couple! Anna and Rob approached us for their engagement shoot with a specific request in mind. Anna asked i…

Shenandoah University Conservatory Wind Ensemble

Shenandoah University’s Music Conservatory Wind Ensemble asked for some images of their concert.

Intro to the Spider Holster Single Camera Kit

Things that I typically always have during a shoot….. Shoot Checklist: Cameras Lenses Lights Tripod Cell Phone Spider Holste…

Mark and Jennifer’s Surprise Poposal

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Luray Caverns received a request for a surprise proposal in their Cathedral hall and C.…

Corey’s Headshot Session

Corey is a co-founder of HOM Yoga in New York City, an actor, a voice over artists, and most importantly a friend. When he called …

Exploring America – Grand Canyon

Welcome to an ongoing series on America’s sights. As we explore our country both for leisure and to meet our clients, weR…

“The Music Man”

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre’s final show of the season has begun. They are ending strong with “The Music Man“…

Instant Black Background Trick

Light is an fascinating thing, and artificial light is just fun to play and experiment with.  One thing that never ceases to ama…

“The Wiz”

We’re still singing along to the music of “The Wiz” Shenandoah University has begun the 2 week run of their thir…

“The Addams Family”

“They’re creepy and they’re kooky,  Mysterious and spooky,  They’re all together ooky,  The Addams Family.” O…

Donald and Daisy Engagement Session at the National Harbor

We met Daisy and Donald in the Fall of 2014 when Donald surprised Daisy with a proposal inside Luray Caverns Cathedral. In talking…

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum”

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum”  is the first show of the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre at Shenand…

Caleb and Elizabeth Surprise Proposal

I’m under the impression that most proposals are a surprise. At least one of the two doesn’t know exactly when the que…

Alan and Samantha’s Wedding at Khimaira Farms

Alan and Samantha are definitely one of my favorite couples… We’ve had the honor of being with them during their jour…

John and Lou Ann – NY Engagement Session

On the heels of filming a wedding in New Jersey, we crossed the bridge and shot an engagement session in Manhattan. John and Lou A…

Fixing and Stretching White Backgrounds

White backgrounds, whether you are doing studio style portrait work or photographing products you need to be able to create a clea…

Redwood Tree in Luray Caverns- “How I shot it”

Trees beneath the Earth’s Surface? Not exactly what you had in mind I’m guessing, but this formation located in Luray …

Antique Segregated School House

A little history lesson… One of the attractions at Luray Caverns‘ newest complex, The Luray Valley Museum, is an Anti…

Ray Roman Wedding Videography Workshop

I had the pleasure of attending both days of Ray Roman‘s Wedding Videography workshop in Philadelphia PA.  This was part o…

Eric and Laura’s Wedding Film

Nestled deep into the Shenandoah Valley….. A Groom and his Bride made their lifetime commitment to each other in the fall of…

John and Alex Surprise Proposal

The East Coast was treated to a snow storm. Meteorologists called for no more than 4 inches but Mother Nature had other plans. Joh…

February is National Wedding Month

Welcome to national wedding month! This February, I’d like to share some wedding tips that I’ve learned through my pas…

Danielle’s Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

Okay let me start off by saying that this isn’t exactly about Photography, Weddings, Headshots, or Video… If you are s…

New Jersey Actor Headshot Session with Margaret

Margaret is an actress and model based out of New Jersey. I first worked with Margaret a few years ago during a bridal shoot.  Af…

Removing Cache Files and Speeding up Adobe Premiere CC

  Sometimes while using Adobe Premiere you will notice it starts getting slower and slower. This may be the result of having …

Danny and Kelly’s Wedding at Luray Caverns

Congratulations to Danny and Kelly! I was privileged to shoot their December wedding at a US National Landmark, Luray Caverns.

NY Central Park Fall Engagement Session

A few weeks ago, we had the distinct pleasure of being around a couple that is so beautifully in love. 

PRESTON AND RACHEL Shenandoah Woods Wedding Movie Poster

Preston and Rachel’s Wedding Film at Shenandoah Woods

Where do I begin…. With Preston and Rachel’s wedding everything seemed to just come out right.  It was a beautiful A…

The Inn at Gristmill Square Holiday Party Photobooth

When shooting a photobooth recently at the Mimslyn Inn, I met the lovely John and Kate Loeffler, innkeepers of The Inn at Gristmil…

Cliff and Cassie’s Wedding at Khimaira Farm

Cliff and Cassie’s wedding was a true joy to photograph not only due to the beautiful location of Khimaira Farm, but because I g…

Jackson’s Pet Fall Session

  It’s not often that I shoot animals, so I knew I was in for a treat when Melanie asked me to capture her little man J…

Mimslyn Inn Oyster Dinner Photobooth

We’re happy to have built a working relationship with the historic Mimslyn Inn. We’ve had the pleasure of hosting a co…

Christian’s Birthday Photobooth

  It’s a celebration! What better way to take a party to the next level than with a Photobooth. We were asked to bring …

Daniel’s Fall Session at Lake Arrowhead

As a photographer, sometimes I get the honor of shooting a family as they grow and change. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing …

Alan and Samantha’s Engagement Session

When Alan and Samantha chose me to be their wedding photographer a few months ago, I felt incredibly privileged to have to opportu…

Donald’s Surprise Proposal at Luray Caverns

Those of you on my Facebook Page or Instagram probably saw the POST I did yesterday stating I love doing unique and challengi…

Chris and Carin’s Wedding Photobooth

I came in during the reception of Chris and Carin’s wedding and from what I could see they had a beautiful wedding.  It was…

American Idiot Touring Cast

There are some times that you just get to do stuff that you really wanted to do in the past.  For me this was photographing the c…