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The Pinter Family – Winter Extended Family Session at Our Farm

Pennellville, New York I love photographing extended family sessions, especially when I know one of the families involved! I had photographed our friends, Sarah and David, and their kids a few years ago when their littlest was born. This year, Sarah reached out with the idea of doing an extended family session this winter over […]

Family Session, Photography

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The Hughes Family

Cicero, New York It seems fitting to start the new year off with a newborn session blog post! Today’s newborn session features such a fun and joyful family, as well as the CUTEST big sister. Sarah and Tom welcomed their little boy, Timothy, in early December. One thing that made this session so special to […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session, Photography

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2022 Goals and Updates!

Pennellville, New York It seems crazy to me that I’m posting my annual goals/updates blog, especially since I don’t think I did one in 2021! Last year was a year of transition for our family and it looks like 2022 will be a year of transitions for Samantha Ludlow Photography. Today I’m excited to share […]

Business, Personal

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The Augustine Family

Skaneateles, New York I literally can’t wait to share today’s blog post. These images are both beautiful and so full of love and that makes my photographer heart sing! I met Jackie and Nick at their home for a beautiful family session in Skaneateles and today I’m sharing all my favorites! I probably don’t say […]

Family Session, Photography

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The DeStefano Family

Fayetteville, New York Today’s post should definitely put us into the holiday spirit! With five of the sweetest kids, beautiful Christmas décor, and a good reason for celebrating this session is one of my favorites to date! Today I’m featuring the DeStefano Family and my favorite images from their session at their new home. Lenny […]

Family Session, Photography

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2021 Fall Mini Sessions

Pennellville, New York One of my dreams when we bought our farm in 2019 was to be able to use the property for photo sessions. I’m happy to say that that dream has certainly become a reality over the last two years! I’ve shot a number of family sessions at our farm and have hosted […]

Family Session, Photography

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Andrea & Dave

Classic Wedding on the Oneida River Andrea and Dave have been married for a month and it’s the perfect occasion to showcase their beautiful day! These two had an intimate gathering that was both sophisticated and relaxed. This was our first time photographing a wedding on the Oneida River and it was gorgeous! Andrea and […]

Wedding

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The Donk Family

Family Session on their Farm One of the very first weddings that I shot was for Becky and Shawn three years ago! They had their wedding at home on their farm and it was gorgeous! Fast forward to a few weeks ago when Becky asked if I’d be able to come out to their home […]

Family Session

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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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