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Kamie & Aaron – Engagement Session at Robert Treman State Park

Ithaca, New York Today’s session features waterfalls, gorges, so much green, and the most adventurous couple! I’m so excited to be sharing Kamie and Aaron’s engagement session at Robert Treman State Park on the blog today! I’ve been looking forward to this session ever since Kamie and I started planning it weeks ago. While most […]

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Kelly & Kenny – Engaged!

Manlius, New York Last weekend I had the pleasure of doing some engagement photos for Kelly and Kenny!  I always love engagement sessions because this is usually the first time I get to meet my couples.  Their Green Lakes engagement session wound up being more of an adventure than any of us had bargained for, […]

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Allison & Jake – Engaged!

Syracuse, New York Guys, I can’t even tell you how excited I am about this session!  I love ALL of the couples that I photograph, but siblings are always my favorite!  Allison is Caleb’s youngest sister and is getting married in August!  When Allison and her fiance, Jake, asked if I would do some engagement […]

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Rebecca & David – Engaged!

LaFayette, New York I’m not sure how I keep getting such fun and easy to work with wedding couples, but somehow it keeps happening and Rebecca and David are no exception!  After a few months of emailing back and forth, it was great to finally meet these two for a fall engagement session at Beak […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Molly & Nick – Engaged

Perkasie, Pennsylvania You might have noticed that I took a short break from doing session in February and March.  Between the nasty weather and severe morning-sickness, I needed some time to rest before the coming busy season.  Well, this weekend we headed down to Pennsylvania to visit family for Easter and I was able to […]

Engagement Session, Photography

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Three Reasons to do an Engagement Session

Today I’m talking all about the engagement session!  Truth be told, I could write an entire blog series on this topic, but today I’m focusing on the “why.”   Why should you even bother having these photos taken?  Today, I’m sharing my top three reasons to do an engagement session! One:  It allows you to work […]

Engagement Session, Photography, Photography Tips and Tricks

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Stephanie & Trevor Engagement Session

Rochester, New York It’s no secret that I love engagement sessions.  This one happens to be extra special as the bride-to-be is my sister-in-law!  Stephanie and Trevor braved the cold for their winter engagement session at Highland Park and it was well worth it!   Stephanie and Trevor have been friends for years, but only started […]

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David & Jessica – Engaged

Marcellus, NY & Skaneateles Lake This post is a little late in coming (have I mentioned that October is a busy month for us?!), but I am thrilled to finally be able to share Jess and Dave’s engagement session!  Their portraits included some of my favorite things: old friends, open fields, sentimental locations, and the […]

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