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Maeve & Saman – An Elegant Garden Wedding

Syracuse, New York Maeve and Saman tied the knot last weekend and their wedding is easily one of my favorites we’ve ever photographed! They transformed their backyard to host an intimate garden wedding and the result was stunning! Maeve and Saman knew they wanted an intimate wedding right from the start. Saman’s family is from […]

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Kamie & Aaron – An Intimate Coronavirus Wedding

Fulton, New York The moment I walked into the church where Kamie and Aaron were getting married, I knew it was going to be a good day. Of course, everyone was overjoyed to be celebrating, but these two were just SO READY to marry each other and their excitement was contagious! I started communicating with […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Becky & Alex – Married!

Canandaigua, New York Today’s blog features a beautiful couple, a stunning view, and the most wonderful bridal party. Becky and Alex’s Bristol Harbour wedding could not have been more perfect. I can’t wait to share some of my favorite images with you! Caleb and I actually met Becky and Alex last year at Caleb’s sister, […]

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Andrew & Natasha – Married!

Geneva, New York Today’s wedding features stunning details, a gorgeous couple, and one of my favorite venues to date!  Andrew and Natasha tied the knot at the end of March and their wedding was just so much FUN! I’ve known Andrew for 11 years now.  We met one of the first few weeks of college […]

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Jessica & Daniel – Married!

Syracuse, New York The 2019 wedding season has officially begun!  Jessica and Daniel got married almost two weeks ago and we were honored to be a part of their big day!  Jess and Dan incorporated so many wonderfully unique elements into their day that I hardly know where to begin! Caleb and I arrived at […]

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Why You Should Invest in a Professional Wedding Photographer

Today I’m introducing a new blog series all about weddings!  My hope is that these posts will answer some of your most asked wedding questions and be a great resource for my brides.  Today I’m starting with a pretty basic, but very important question. “Everyone has a nice camera nowadays… Why should I invest in […]

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Rebecca & David | Winter Wedding at Orchard Vali Golf Club

Lafayette, New York Rebecca and David tied the knot two weeks ago with a beautiful winter wedding at the Orchard Vali Golf Club.  It was hard for me to decide what to write about this wedding because I truly enjoyed all of it! Let’s start with the details.  I always love details because they make […]

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