Welcome to the blog

behind the scenes, latest sessions & love stories

bride and groom portraits, intimate wedding amid the coronavirus crisis, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse wedding photographer

Ryan & Holly – An Intimate Wedding Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

Syracuse, New York A month ago Ryan and Holly were eagerly anticipating their dream wedding which was scheduled to happen in Connecticut in mid-March. They had been planning for months and all the details were set. But when they started to hear reports of the coronavirus reaching the United States, things changed. As the phrase […]

Wedding

read full post

winter wedding at Orchard Vali, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse photographer

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

read full post

fall engagement session at Onondaga Lake Park, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse wedding photographer, Rochester wedding photographer, Syracuse photographer

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

read full post

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

read full post

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

read full post

fall wedding at Orchard Vali Golf Club, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse wedding photographer

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 […]

Photography, Wedding

read full post

our family photos, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse photographer, Syracuse wedding photographer, Rochester wedding photographer, Syracuse family photographer

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

read full post

in-home newborn session, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse photography, Syracuse newborn photographer

Evy – Lifestyle Newborn Session

Manlius, New York You might recognize the people in these photos and that’s because I photographed them just a few months ago. Sweet Evy and her family are back on the blog, this time for their in-home newborn session! If you’ve been keeping up with my blog for a while, you might know that I […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session

read full post

family session at Franklin Square, Samantha Ludlow Photography, Syracuse photographer, Rochester photographer,

The Nannas – Family Session at Franklin Square

Syracuse, New York Today I’m sharing photos of one of my favorite families! I’ve been photographing these guys since Teal was pregnant with Kash two years ago. As always, I love watching my client’s families grow! Today I’m sharing their family session at Franklin Square Park! While I’ve worked with Teal, Tom, and Kash before […]

Family Session

read full post

Finger Lakes engagement session, Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Samantha Ludlow Photography, CNY photographer, Finger Lakes wedding photographer

Samantha & Kyle – Finger Lakes Engagement Session

Waterloo, New York Last week, I met up with Samantha and Kyle for their engagement session in Waterloo and Geneva. These two were so much fun and were either smiling or laughing the entire time! I’m so excited to be sharing their Finger Lakes engagement session on the blog today! I first met Sam back […]

Engagement Session

read full post

follow on instagram

photos by @samantha.ludlow