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Business Refresh with Kerri Lynne Education

Cazenovia, New York If you’ve been following me for a few years, you know that every year I make goals for my business. Well this year I went a little beyond goal making and signed up for a Business Refresh course taught by my friend Kerri Lynne! Kerri put together the most amazing workshop AND […]

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Anna & Chris – Winter Engagement Session at the Lamberton Conservatory

Rochester, New York One of my business goals for 2020 is to broaden the areas in which I’m shooting and to find inspiration in new locations. It is only fitting then, that my first engagement of the new year took place at an entirely new-to-me spot in Rochester. I met up with Anna and Chris […]

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Amanda & Jason – Winter Wedding at Orchard Vali Golf Club

Lafayette, New York We wrapped up our 2019 wedding season just in the nick of time with Amanda and Jason last weekend. These two had such a joy filled day and I’m so excited to be sharing their winter wedding at Orchard Vali today! Amanda and Jason are one of the sweetest couples we have […]

Photography, Wedding

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We Bought the Farm!

Pennellville, New York After a few weeks of settling in to our new home, the blog is back! Following such a big transition, it’s only fitting that the first post be about the farm. This story is full of surprises (like how this whole thing started at a baby shower!) and ends with a astoundingly-quick […]

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All About Albums!

I have always taken a quiet approach when it comes to print sales. After all, I truly believe you should be able to do what you want with your images once they’re delivered. But if there’s one thing you absolutely should be doing with them, it’s display them!!! Albums are one of the best ways […]

Business, For Brides

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Holly & Ryan – Fall Engagement Session at Onondaga Lake Park

Liverpool, New York We are ALL about engagement sessions this month on the blog! Today I’m featuring Holly and Ryan. These two are friends of ours from church and I’m so excited to be sharing their fall engagement session at Onondaga Lake Park! Holly and Ryan met while studying at Cedarville University. After graduating, they […]

Engagement Session, Photography

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Amanda & Jason – Engagement Session at the Camillus Erie Canal Park

Camillus, New York This has been a major editing week for me! I’ve been working on three sessions and a wedding, so needless to say, I’ve spent hours looking at my computer this week. It may sound rough, but the truth is that when the session is this gorgeous, the work comes easily! Amanda and […]

Engagement Session, Photography

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The Cali Family – Fall family session at Green Lakes

Manlius, New York Last weekend I met up with the Cali family for a fall family session at Green Lakes State Park. Unbeknownst to all of us, this was also the weekend that the park was hosting their “Haunted Woods” Halloween event, so we were just seven of hundreds of people in the park! That […]

Family Session, Photography

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Kelly & Kenny – Fall Wedding at Orchard Vali Golf Club

Lafayette, New York This fall season has been one of the best Central New York has seen in a while. We’ve had so many beautiful, clear, crisp fall days – perfect for picking apples or pumpkins and going for walks surrounded by brightly colored leaves. Kelly and Kenny had one of these perfect fall days […]

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Our Family Photos!

Cazenovia, New York Today the blog is back and it’s featuring US! I love editing photos of all of your sweet families, but there is nothing I like better than seeing my own favorite people on this screen! Today’s blog is going to feature my favorites from our family photos, taken by the lovely and […]

Family Session, Personal

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