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What we've learned in five years of marriage, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse Photographer

What We’ve Learned in Five Years of Marriage

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! There’s something about working in the wedding industry and getting to be a part of other people’s love stories that makes me appreciate this day much more than I used to. But if there’s one thing we know to be true it’s that a wedding is not about the celebration itself, […]

For Brides, Personal

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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 […]

Personal

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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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Sweet Summer Days

Hi there, friends! It feels like it’s been ages since I’ve been here! We got back from vacation three weeks ago and I completely fell off my blogging game! While I would love to tell you how much I’ve missed blogging and posting to social media, I’ve actually quite enjoyed this accidental break. Summer has […]

Personal

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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 […]

Personal

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Abigail Joy 4 Months Old, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse photographer

Abbie Joy – 4 Months Old

Today I thought I would take a break from my bridal series, to bring you a personal blog.  Our sweet Abigail turned 4 months old last week and it’s about time we shared some more photos and an update! Everyone has asked me how it was going from one baby to two and, four months […]

Personal

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Merry Christmas from the Ludlows!

Syracuse, New York Today I thought I’d take a break from weddings to bring you a personal post.  Christmas is next week (eeek!) and I feel like we’re finally getting into the holiday spirit around here!  I’m done with all my sessions for the year, Caleb just finished his latest house project, and it feels […]

Personal

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Welcome Abigail Joy!

Syracuse, New York I’ve been on a maternity leave of sorts for a the past three-and-a-half weeks and it’s all thanks to this little lady! Our family welcomed Abigail Joy on September 24th after a very fast labor (under three hours!), and we’re all doing great! At only 7 lbs, 9 oz. she weighed almost […]

Fresh 48 Session, Personal

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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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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 […]

Personal

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