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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 […]

Engagement Session, Photography

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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 […]

Engagement Session, Photography

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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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Steven & Jessica – Engaged!

Altamont, NY Last Saturday, I got to cross something off my photography bucket list: I got to photograph a proposal!  Steven and Jessica became engaged last weekend at the beautiful Indian Ladder Farms and I got to capture it on film! There’s a lot of planning that goes into capturing a proposal!  There has to […]

Engagement Session, Photography

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Lauren & Matt Engagement Session

Pemaquid Point Light – Bristol, Maine I am so excited to share this blog post with you!  Not only is this engagement session of two of my favorite people, it also takes place in one of my favorite places!  It took a lot of self-control on my part not to post these photos as soon […]

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Lydia & Joe Engagement Session

Onondaga Park, Syracuse After a relaxing vacation with Caleb’s family last week, I’m back to work!  We came home Friday night and I did Lydia and Joe’s Onondaga Park engagement session on Saturday.  Usually, I’ve met my couples before photographing them, but this was my first time meeting Lydia and Joe.  From our phone conversations, […]

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