Welcome to the blog

behind the scenes, latest sessions & love stories

Rory – Fresh 48 Session

Syracuse, New York I will never get tired of photographing Fresh 48 Sessions!  The first few days with a new baby are so special, and it’s always an honor to document those moments!  From the first moment you hold your little one, there are so many new things to explore and learn about them!  It’s […]

Uncategorized

read full post

Lighting and Posing Workshop with Kerri Lynne Photography

Cazenovia, New York One of the things I’ve discovered since starting my photography business is that you are never done learning!  I am mostly self-taught, but have invested in a few excellent online courses over the years, and the effects on my work has been amazing!  This year, my photographer friend, Kerri, started offering in-person […]

Uncategorized

read full post

The Godards – Family Session

Syracuse, New York One of my favorite things about being a photographer is getting to know people better!  When you spend a couple of hours working with a family and taking their portraits, you start to build real relationships with them.  I get to talk with the kids, learn about some of their favorite things, […]

Family Session, Photography, Uncategorized

read full post

Aiden – Lifestyle Newborn Session

Syracuse, New York Last weekend I had the privilege of doing a lifestyle newborn session for the Polly family.  I knew Kathleen from my time at SUNY Geneseo (she was the T.A. in my freshman bio lab!) and when we moved to Syracuse she was a year ahead of Caleb in the physical therapy program. […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session, Photography, Uncategorized

read full post

Ludlow Family Portraits

Geneseo, NY As I mentioned in my last post, we recently took a week of vacation in Caleb’s hometown of Geneseo.  Caleb is one of eight children, which means that we’re hardly ever all in one place, but for this vacation it happened!  We spent the week relaxing at the farm, playing volleyball, doing puzzels, […]

Uncategorized

read full post

Three Tips for Taking Better Photos of Your Kids at Home

Parents love taking photos of their children, but many are unsatisfied with how they turn out. Here are three tips to help you take better photos of your kids in your own home!

Uncategorized

read full post

follow on instagram

photos by @samantha.ludlow