KAREN HABERBERG is a New York City-based portrait photographer and published author. Her photography has been shown in numerous gallery exhibitions, magazines, and newspapers including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Daily News, Huffington Post, Time Out NY, Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan, New York Family, and Fit Pregnancy. She has been interviewed on ABC News, Good Morning America, and NY1. In addition, Haberberg teaches photography at the 92nd Street Y and JCC of Manhattan.
For nearly a decade, she served as the Director of Photography and Digital Media at the JCC in Manhattan, where she spearheaded photography related programming for children and adults. Haberberg has also curated numerous exhibitions and collaborated with well-known photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, Elliot Erwitt, Joyce Tenneson, Gillian Laub, Bruce Davidson, among others. She also frequently lectures at NYU, Rutgers, and various Health Care Organizations throughout the country.
Haberberg holds a BA from Brandeis University and earned two MA Degrees; Educational Communications and Technology from NYU and Fine Art and Photography from the ICP. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and kids, Maya and Liam.
It's been over a year since the Covid 19 outbreak which has made things that were hard, even harder and things that weren't hard, more nuanced and challenging. We are hard on each other and we are hard on ourselves. Take a moment and remind yourself we have overcome the worst of this pandemic and that we have done our best. Take or give a hug to yourself or someone else and remember it has to get better. #karenhaberbergphotography #nycportraitphotographer #portraits #commerci
It's hard to believe that we are still in a pandemic, stuck at home mostly. Not a lot of socializing or fun stuff to look forward to. I had my colleague photograph me recently for my website and high suggest getting out and taking some fun photographs of yourself. It's a great excuse to get out and focus on yourself. It may be hard to motivate at first but trust me, it will be more fun than you would imagine once you see yourself come to life in photos. At the very least, thi
Whether it's for family photographs or a new headshot, here are some cool favorite places of mine to photograph in and around NYC. 1, Brooklyn Bridge on The Brooklyn Side in Dumbo. Use the waterfront as a stunning backdrop. Check out the Carousel area and the amazing cobblestone streets. If you want you can also walk across the bridge and get a great shot in the middle but go early to avoid crowds. 2. Central Park at the 59th street entrance across from the Plaza you can quic
Meet Mary Wassner and her awesome family. This past weekend we shot some family photographs at the Little Red Barn in Jamesport. An incredible farm and location for photo shoots. Kids can frolic with bunnies, ponies, goats, pigs and chick. Perfect for this time of year. There is still time to book a photo shoot with me (in Long Island or the city) for the holidays but act now. Limited time and space. Contact Karen for more information. #karenhaberbergphotography #nycportraitp
Join the Vitality Society Photography for All Ages and Stages Classes with Karen Haberberg every Sunday in August. Come for one class or all five classes. Karen Haberberg is a New York City-based portrait photographer and published author. Her photography has been featured in publications including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Daily News, Huffington Post, Time Out NY, Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan, New York Family, and Forbes. Karen regularly teaches classes throug
How to choose a professional photographer to market you? If you need images for your website, social media, or an ad campaign, finding the right commercial and healthcare photographer is important. Here are a list of things to look for when choosing a professional photographer. An understanding of your mission. You want to find a photographer that has an understanding of your company, asks the right questions, and makes sure to understand the scope and goal of the project. Gr
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These days almost everyone has a website or social media outlet. These websites are viewed and quickly judged often before a business is hired to do the job. As a result, online representation is increasingly important in sustaining and promoting most businesses. What that means is that your website must convey that your business is trustworthy, able to solve a problem, be easy to work with, etc. The content on your website must show this. People want to see for themselves, a
New Yorkers- We ARE in this together! Please continue to wear masks to keep our numbers down. #govenorcuomo #cornonavirus #nycstreets #karenhaberbergphotography #nycportraitphotographer #portraits #commercialphotographer #storytellingwithimages #awardwinningphotographer #karenhaberberg.com #editorialportraits #visualstorytelling #photographsofpeople #healthcarephototographer
By Karen Haberberg Working with real patients who are often compromised and fatigued can be a challenge for some photographers. Often times, the patients need to take a break during the shoot – they need to be cared for and considered differently than with models who are trained to be photographed and do not usually have debilitating health ailments that will affect the shoot. I love photographing real patients for the reason that other photographers sometimes do not. I love