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New Hampshire Vacation 2018

Barrington, New Hampshire It’s been a while since I shared a personal post, so I thought I’d use this week to update you on our family’s summer!  One major thing we’ve done this summer was take our first family vacation with just the three (and a half) of us!   Don’t get me wrong, we’ve traveled […]

Personal

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Josie – Lifestyle Newborn Session

Syracuse, New York Last week I took a small break from the blog while we were on vacation.  Now, we’re back and I’ve got an incredibly sweet session to share with you!  Little Josephine (or Josie) made her way into the world almost three weeks ago and I was able to document some of her […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session, Photography

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Nanna Family Session

Syracuse, New York I love when I have the opportunity to work with clients multiple times!  This family is particularly special because I not only did Tom and Teal’s maternity photos, but also little Kash’s newborn session!  So when Teal asked if I could do some six-month photos for them, I was so excited!   First, […]

Family Session, Photography

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Engagement Session

Wedding season is in full swing, and that means that engagement season is here too!  I love engagement sessions for so many reasons, and always want to make sure my couples are prepared so that they can enjoy it as well.  Today I’m sharing some practical ways you can get the most out of your […]

Photography, Photography Tips and Tricks

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Maggie and Zack – Engaged!

Syracuse, New York I have been looking forward to this session for quite some time!  Unless I already know one of my wedding couples, the first time I meet them is usually at their engagement session.  So, while I’ve been emailing back and forth with Maggie and Zack for months now, this was the first […]

Engagement Session, Photography

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Bethany & Brian – Engaged!

Syracuse, New York A few weekends ago, I had the privilege of doing an engagement session for Bethany and Brian in Franklin Square.  We were blessed with a gorgeous afternoon and had the majority of the park to ourselves!  Definitely a recipe for success! One of my favorite things about Franklin Square is how versatile […]

Engagement Session, Photography

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Mother’s Day Mini Sessions

Syracuse, New York Remember those mini sessions I did back around Mother’s Day?  Well, they are today’s feature!  Between weddings and holidays it seems like forever ago that I took these images, but they are just too precious not to share! The mini sessions were originally scheduled for the Saturday before Mother’s Day, but the […]

Family Session, Photography

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Stephanie & Trevor – Married!

Rochester, New York This weekend’s wedding was a very special one for me to shoot because the bride was Caleb’s younger sister!  Stephanie married Trevor at the gorgeous Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester and their wedding was an absolute dream!  There were so many moments of their day that I absolutely loved, that […]

Photography, Wedding

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The Sanders Family Session

Fayetteville, New York One of my favorite things about photography is that it gives me the chance to spend a hour with my clients and get to know them better.  Even when I’ve known a family for a while, doing a family session allows me to see a different side of their relationships.  I’ve only […]

Family Session, Photography

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It’s a Girl!

Syracuse, New York This week marks the half-way point of this pregnancy!  The morning sickness is long gone (thank goodness!) and we’re well into the second trimester!  Maybe it’s having a two-year old to keep us busy, but it’s really hard to believe that 20 weeks have gone by already! The second trimester has been […]

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