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Lee & Julie

Maternity Session in Cazenovia Lee and Julie are in one of the most exciting stages of life – expecting their first baby! Their little girl is set to arrive in just about a month and I was able to capture some photos to celebrate this season. Their maternity session in Cazenovia was simultaneously relaxed and […]

Maternity Session

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Andrea & Dave

Syracuse Engagement Session in Franklin Square These days its not uncommon to start talking to couples a year or even two years before their wedding. Especially in the era of COVID, brides (and grooms) are reaching out to vendors years in advance. This was the case for Andrea and Dave! I remember my first phone […]

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Lisa & Jake

Engagement Session at the Oswego Bluffs Lisa and Jake are on the blog today!! I’ve been in contact with these two for over a year and it felt SO GOOD to finally meet in person! We did their engagement session at the Oswego Bluffs and I loved every moment of it! One thing I always […]

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Felicia & Joe – Fall Wedding at Ravenwood Golf Club

Victor, New York Felicia and Joe celebrated their marriage with a beautiful ceremony last weekend! We joked that they had the nicest weather of any of our 2020 couples with a sunny, 70 degree day in November! Their day was filled with so much laughter and joy, and I couldn’t be happier to share the […]

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The Unright Family – Fall Photo Session at the Farm

Pennellville, New York This post has been a long time coming. While this session took place only a week or so ago, it’s been in the planning stages for over a year!! Between two families’ busy schedules and a global pandemic, it took so much longer than expected to get it on the books. Finally […]

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Anna & Chris – Fall Wedding at Brooklea Golf Club

Rochester, New York Today I’m featuring one of the most joy-filled weddings I’ve photographed to-date! Anna and Chris tied the knot with a fall wedding at Brooklea Golf Club last weekend, surrounded by family and friends. From beginning to end, their day was filled with laughter! When Caleb and I walked into Anna’s parents’ house […]

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The Antuna Family – Extended Family Session at Onondaga Park

Syracuse, New York Today I’m sharing another large family photo session. While many photographers try to avoid these sessions (it is a lot of work!), they are some of my favorite things to shoot! The Antuna family gathered for their extended family session at Onondaga Park and I love how their photos turned out! First, […]

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Samantha & Kyle – Finger Lakes Wedding at Fox Run Vineyards

Penn Yan, New York Samantha and Kyle tied the knot last weekend with an intimate Finger Lakes wedding at Fox Run Vineyards. The stunning views of Seneca Lake, combined with beautiful weather and the sweetest couple made for a perfect day! Sam and Kyle have known each other for about 6 years. Kyle proposed in […]

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The Ludlow Family – Extended Family Photo Session at the Beach

Virginia Beach, Virginia Before we all move into fall-mode and start eating all things pumpkin spice and wearing cozy sweaters, I want to post just one more summer photo session! This session took place a few months ago when Caleb’s entire family gathered together for vacation at the beach! If you ever had questions about […]

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The Hicks Family – Family Session at Our Farm

Pennellville, New York I’ve taken a few weeks off from blogging to enjoy the last of the summer, but today I’m back with the SWEETEST family session! Our friends, the Hicks family, asked if they could do their family session at our farm and, of course, the answer was yes!! This session was such a […]

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