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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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Our Team is Growing!

While this business technically bears only my name, I’ve always thought of it as a family effort.  The truth is that I couldn’t possibly have started this venture without the help of my husband and daughter.  They give me encouragement, let me practice new techniques on them, and even tag along to sessions!  Well, it […]

Business, Personal

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Ludlow Family Photos 2017

Cazenovia, New York Now that our Christmas cards are all mailed, I can finally share our family photos from the Collaborative Holiday Shoot a few weeks ago!   I have to admit that Caleb and I haven’t had our photos taken professionally since our wedding!  So many things have happened since then, including the addition of […]

Personal, Photography

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Elizabeth’s Two Year Photos!

Syracuse, New York On Saturday our sweet Elizabeth Mae turned two!  I definitely had a few mommy moments where I thought “this can’t possibly be right, wasn’t she just a baby last week?!”  But two she turned and truth be told…we’re loving it!  Don’t get me wrong, I can see why the nickname “terrible twos” […]

Personal

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“Parent in a big way!”

One of my favorite movies of all time is an old, black and white film called Random Harvest.  (If you haven’t seen it, go grab yourself a bowl of popcorn and watch it now as soon as you’re done reading this!)  Anyway, in the movie there is a scene where the main character, Smithy, and his […]

Personal

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This Is Us

After a pretty busy first half of the summer, we’ve finally got a little break from work this week.  As much as I LOVE doing portrait sessions, it has been so nice to be able to just sit, relax, and enjoy the summer.  But since it’s Friday and I don’t have any new work to […]

Personal

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