01/20/17 6:00am
Credit: Sherry Pickerell courtesy

Guests pose in a photo booth this summer, thanks to Sherry Pickerell’s new business, North Fork Photobooth Company. (Credit: Sherry Pickerell courtesy)

From a guest’s perspective, one of the best aspects of a wedding is crowding as many friends and relatives as possible into a photo booth and snapping a few pictures with various silly props. But given the size of most machines, it’s difficult to involve more than three or four people.

That’s where Sherry Pickerell, who launched North Fork Photobooth Company in September, comes in. Instead of using a standard booth, the Southold resident simply uses a backdrop and props to create instant photo booth-style pictures.

“I enjoy seeing the happiness on people’s faces,” she said. “I like that I can provide people with happy memories that they can leave with physically in their hands.” (more…)

12/08/14 11:00am
Credit: Sherry Pickerell

This photo was honored by the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers. (Credit: Sherry Pickerell)

Southold photographer Sherry Pickerell was honored by the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers for a lovely portrait of a couple standing in the Naugles Barn at Hallockville Museum Farm on their wedding day.

The photo, featuring the backs of the newlyweds as they gaze at each other, should be familiar to our readers — we selected it for the cover of the spring 2014 edition of the northforker Long Island Wine Press. (more…)