On Saturday, November 17th, I’ll be hosting my popular Portraits in the Leaves at South Mountain Reservation in South Orange, New Jersey! There is no better time for your Fall Family Portraits…trust me! Whether it’s your child’s first year at school or last year before college, autumn is a fantastic time to capture the essence of your family. Let the vibrant leaves be the backdrop of this unique and exciting family event that you will remember for years to [...]
Wow, what a turn out for this year's Oktoberfest in Montclair, NJ! All because of the 5,500 of you that made it out a few weeks ago to Lackawanna Plaza in downtown Montclair for the annual festival. Oktoberfest in Montclair is where you can eat good food, drink good beer, listen to music AND, as usual, the PHIL CANTOR PHOTOGRAPHY PhotoBooth/Studio was there. The goal has always been to take the silliest photos of [...]
The 2018 bicycle “Tour De Montclair” was held this past weekend starting at Lackawanna Plaza. Phil Cantor Photography was there to share the fun with all the bike riders with our "Pedal Portrait Project"! It was a photo booth designed so bikers and pedestrians alike could come and get their photo taken. It was hilarious. Whole families turned out, some with infants in baby seats, there were mountain bikes, road bikes, one-of-a-kind bikes, and [...]
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I have been photographing the graduating class of high school seniors from Montclair Kimberley Academy for over two decades. I photograph every kid individually and then, for one shot, the kids pile onto the football bleachers for a fun take of the entire class. While the photograph is quite simple, the logistics are complicated. I need to use the tallest tripod I own in order to get a head-on view of everyone, I set up [...]