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The Brandt Family

Cazenovia, New York I’m so excited to share today’s spring family session!  I spent an evening with the Brandt family last weekend and had such a wonderful time photographing them.  These guys are so fun and were such great sports!  I literally could not be happier with how their photos turned out. First of all, […]

Family Session

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Why Your Photographer Should Create Your Wedding Timeline

Wedding day timelines… Oh where to start!  This is one of the less-fun aspects of the wedding planning, but is SO important for making sure everything runs smoothly.  Today I’m talking about why your photographer should create your wedding timeline and why a timeline is even necessary in the first place. Why have a timeline? […]

For Brides

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Washington D.C. Cherry Blossoms!

Washington, D.C. On Saturday, Caleb and I celebrated FIVE years of marriage!  It’s a little crazy to me to think that five years have already gone by, but at the same time, it feels like yesterday that we were walking down the aisle! Weddings have become a primary theme in our lives over the past […]


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Night Lighting Workshop with Kerri Lynne Education

Cazenovia, New York I’ve said before how much I value education.  Most of you know that I’m largely self-taught when it comes to photography, but there is something so valuable to learning from others in the field!  My dear friend Kerri of Kerri Lynne Education has been one of my biggest cheerleaders over the years […]

Business, Photography

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Samuel – Lifestyle Newborn Session

Syracuse, New York One of my favorite things about maternity and newborn sessions is that I often get to follow my clients through multiple seasons of life.  I first photographed Nick and Amanda two years ago when their son, Johnny, was born.  Today I’m sharing newborn photos of their second little boy who just arrived […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session

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Andrew & Natasha – Married!

Geneva, New York Today’s wedding features stunning details, a gorgeous couple, and one of my favorite venues to date!  Andrew and Natasha tied the knot at the end of March and their wedding was just so much FUN! I’ve known Andrew for 11 years now.  We met one of the first few weeks of college […]


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Now Booking: Motherhood Specials

One of my favorite things to photograph is motherhood, after all that’s where my photography journey began.  I picked up the camera shortly after having our oldest daughter and haven’t put it down since.  While I’ve preserved so many memories of my children over the years, I find that I’m only in a handful of […]


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Jessica & Daniel – Married!

Syracuse, New York The 2019 wedding season has officially begun!  Jessica and Daniel got married almost two weeks ago and we were honored to be a part of their big day!  Jess and Dan incorporated so many wonderfully unique elements into their day that I hardly know where to begin! Caleb and I arrived at […]


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Jillian & Ross – Maternity Session

Fayetteville, New York One of my favorite parts of this job is that I get to meet so many new people!  It’s amazing to me, especially as an introverted person, that I can start a session having never met my clients and leave feeling like I’ve made a friend.  This was definitely the case with […]

Maternity Session, Photography

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Hayden – Lifestyle Newborn Session

Syracuse, New York Today I’m sharing the sweetest newborn session welcoming baby Hayden!  This session features sisters, baby cuddles, and the tiniest baby toes.  Basically, it’s going to be adorable! Ashley and Chris welcomed baby Hayden at the end of February.  Now, when I go to do a lifestyle newborn session I’m never sure what […]

Family Session, Lifestyle Newborn Session

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