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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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Maeve & Saman – Engagement Session at Barry Park

Syracuse, New York You might recognize these two from their wedding blog post a few weeks back… That’s right, we’re switching it up today and featuring Maeve and Saman’s engagement session AFTER their wedding has already happened! Due to COVID-19, we had to push this session back until the week of their wedding! Despite the […]

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The Nanna Family – Family Session at Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York This week I’m taking a break from weddings and engagements to bring you the sweetest family photos! The Nannas decided to do their family session at Syracuse University and the result was amazing! This is the fifth time I’ve photographed this sweet family! The first time I met Teal and Tom was […]

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Felicia & Joe – Canandaigua Engagement Session

Canandaigua, New York I met Felicia and Joe last May at the Bristol Harbour Bridal Show. Even in the midst of hundreds of brides, I knew that these two were meant to be an SLP couple! They were so fun and easy to talk to right from the get-go and their engagement session in Canandaigua […]

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