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2022 Fall Mini Sessions at the Farm

Pennellville, New York This past Saturday we hosted Fall Mini Sessions at the farm! These are always a fun time and I love getting to meet the families that sign up. This year we had an entirely new group of attendees, so it was fun to welcome these guys to the farm for the first […]

Family Session, Photography

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Theodore – At Home Newborn Session

Bainbridge, New York Most people would say that the middle of a major life change is not the best time to get updated family photos. That is, unless you’re a new parent. In the midst of the sleepless nights, constant feedings, and family adjustments you all invite me into your homes to DOCUMENT this life […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session, Photography

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The Berube Family – Family Photos at Our Farm

Pennellville, New York If you feel like the farm has been making an appearance in more and more photo sessions lately, you’d be right. I love photographing on my own property – after all, I do know the area pretty well – and we’ve always tried to keep lighting in in mind when adding any […]

Family Session, Photography

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The Blau Family – Family Photos in Cazenovia

Cazenovia, New York Parenthood is always such a joy for me to photograph. It’s crazy how holding your baby for the first time completely changes your life and the way you view love. Getting to witness that deep love and capture it in photos is such a privilege! Austin and Alex are clearly head-over-heels for […]

Family Session, Photography

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The Ginters – Anniversary Session at our Farm

Pennellville, New York This session is one that just makes me smile whenever I see the images. Brenda and Fran are celebrating 35 years of marriage this summer and decided to commemorate the milestone with an anniversary session at our farm! I’ve first met the Ginter’s well before I moved to Syracuse. Their son, Andrew, […]

Anniversary Session, Photography

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The Smith Family – Extended Family Session in Franklin Square

Syracuse, New York Friends, I just LOVE photographing extended family session! I love getting to see multiple generations and families spending quality time together! The Smith Family decided to do an extended family session in Franklin Square while their kids were in town and I am so glad they did! Sandy and Tim raised their […]

Family Session, Photography

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The Mandal Family – Family Session in Thornden Park

Syracuse, New York I met up with Shristy and her family a few weeks ago for their family session in Thornden Park. Even though the roses had past their peak, I had a blast exploring the park with them! One of my favorite places to photograph in Thornden Park is the waterfall garden up the […]

Family Session, Maternity Session, Photography

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Charlotte & Joey – Baptism at St. Patrick’s Church

Oneida, New York Those who know me know that I love a good tradition. In fact, I must talk about tradition a lot because my kids have started to ask, “Can this be a new tradition?” any time we do something fun! This session takes tradition to the next level with a joint baptism spanning […]

Photography, Uncategorized

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The Nanna Family – Family Session at Thornden Park

Syracuse, New York If this session is giving you feelings of deja vu, there’s a good reason for that! The Nanna Family is one of my favorite return clients and I look forward to their session every year. If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you’ve definitely seen their faces before. This […]

Family Session, Photography

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Our Family Photos at the Farm

Pennellville, New York This week, I’m sharing our own family photos at the farm! Some of you saw my Instagram stories a few weeks ago about attempting to take our own family photos… Well these are the result! If you missed it, this is what happened. Much of our land is used as a hay […]

Family Session, Personal, Photography

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