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The Berube Family – Family Photos at Our Farm

Pennellville, New York If you feel like the farm has been making an appearance in more and more photo sessions lately, you’d be right. I love photographing on my own property – after all, I do know the area pretty well – and we’ve always tried to keep lighting in in mind when adding any […]

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The Blau Family – Family Photos in Cazenovia

Cazenovia, New York Parenthood is always such a joy for me to photograph. It’s crazy how holding your baby for the first time completely changes your life and the way you view love. Getting to witness that deep love and capture it in photos is such a privilege! Austin and Alex are clearly head-over-heels for […]

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The Smith Family – Extended Family Session in Franklin Square

Syracuse, New York Friends, I just LOVE photographing extended family session! I love getting to see multiple generations and families spending quality time together! The Smith Family decided to do an extended family session in Franklin Square while their kids were in town and I am so glad they did! Sandy and Tim raised their […]

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The Mandal Family – Family Session in Thornden Park

Syracuse, New York I met up with Shristy and her family a few weeks ago for their family session in Thornden Park. Even though the roses had past their peak, I had a blast exploring the park with them! One of my favorite places to photograph in Thornden Park is the waterfall garden up the […]

Family Session, Maternity Session, Photography

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The Nanna Family – Family Session at Thornden Park

Syracuse, New York If this session is giving you feelings of deja vu, there’s a good reason for that! The Nanna Family is one of my favorite return clients and I look forward to their session every year. If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you’ve definitely seen their faces before. This […]

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Our Family Photos at the Farm

Pennellville, New York This week, I’m sharing our own family photos at the farm! Some of you saw my Instagram stories a few weeks ago about attempting to take our own family photos… Well these are the result! If you missed it, this is what happened. Much of our land is used as a hay […]

Family Session, Personal, Photography

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The Burdick Family – Extended Family Session at Their Home

Cicero, New York Some of my favorite photo sessions have started out as gifts. This summer session was a gift to Lori from her daughters for her birthday. We gathered the whole family together to do an extended family session at their home and this was the result! One of my favorite thing to capture […]

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The Nanna Family – Summer Family Session at Green Lakes

Fayetteville, New York The Nanna Family is back on the blog this week! Over the summer, in the midst of the most hot and humid August we have had in a while, I got together with these guys to photograph their family. Despite the heat we had a blast at their family session at Green […]

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The Pinter Family – Winter Extended Family Session at Our Farm

Pennellville, New York I love photographing extended family sessions, especially when I know one of the families involved! I had photographed our friends, Sarah and David, and their kids a few years ago when their littlest was born. This year, Sarah reached out with the idea of doing an extended family session this winter over […]

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The Augustine Family

Skaneateles, New York I literally can’t wait to share today’s blog post. These images are both beautiful and so full of love and that makes my photographer heart sing! I met Jackie and Nick at their home for a beautiful family session in Skaneateles and today I’m sharing all my favorites! I probably don’t say […]

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