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2022 Fall Mini Sessions at the Farm

Pennellville, New York This past Saturday we hosted Fall Mini Sessions at the farm! These are always a fun time and I love getting to meet the families that sign up. This year we had an entirely new group of attendees, so it was fun to welcome these guys to the farm for the first […]

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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 Donk Family

Family Session on their Farm One of the very first weddings that I shot was for Becky and Shawn three years ago! They had their wedding at home on their farm and it was gorgeous! Fast forward to a few weeks ago when Becky asked if I’d be able to come out to their home […]

Family Session

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The Unright Family – Fall Photo Session at the Farm

Pennellville, New York This post has been a long time coming. While this session took place only a week or so ago, it’s been in the planning stages for over a year!! Between two families’ busy schedules and a global pandemic, it took so much longer than expected to get it on the books. Finally […]

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The Antuna Family – Extended Family Session at Onondaga Park

Syracuse, New York Today I’m sharing another large family photo session. While many photographers try to avoid these sessions (it is a lot of work!), they are some of my favorite things to shoot! The Antuna family gathered for their extended family session at Onondaga Park and I love how their photos turned out! First, […]

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The Ludlow Family – Extended Family Photo Session at the Beach

Virginia Beach, Virginia Before we all move into fall-mode and start eating all things pumpkin spice and wearing cozy sweaters, I want to post just one more summer photo session! This session took place a few months ago when Caleb’s entire family gathered together for vacation at the beach! If you ever had questions about […]

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The Hicks Family – Family Session at Our Farm

Pennellville, New York I’ve taken a few weeks off from blogging to enjoy the last of the summer, but today I’m back with the SWEETEST family session! Our friends, the Hicks family, asked if they could do their family session at our farm and, of course, the answer was yes!! This session was such a […]

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The Nanna Family – Family Session at Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York This week I’m taking a break from weddings and engagements to bring you the sweetest family photos! The Nannas decided to do their family session at Syracuse University and the result was amazing! This is the fifth time I’ve photographed this sweet family! The first time I met Teal and Tom was […]

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The Polly Family

Syracuse, New York Last week, I met up with Kathleen, Dave, and Aiden to capture some new family photos! The last time I had seen these guys, Aiden was only a few days old, so it was such a surprise to see a full-grown TODDLER running around! I love working with the Pollys because we […]

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