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Why, hello there friends! I have been M.I.A. for quite some time and I apologize for that. Despite not blogging at all in the past 2ish months or so, I have been shooting in my blog absence and I have a lot to share with you! Here are just some sneak peeks… I hope you […]

personal

February 4, 2020

oops, sorry

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My husband and I recently drove up to the Adirondacks following the big snowstorm we got at home for a quick overnight trip. We got to Schroon Lake just in time for the sunset, and it was seriously magical… Feast your eyes!

travel

December 14, 2019

winter in Schroon Lake

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In case you live under a rock, or you aren’t from around here, the Northeast was blasted with a winter storm yesterday (expected to continue until tomorrow morning) and it was a doozy. Like, shoveling your car out for 2 hours type of doozy. Like, up to your knees type of doozy. Like, gimme all […]

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December 2, 2019

snow day!

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I have known Alex since our elementary school days at St. Teresa of Avila School way back when. When I heard that Alex was engaged to Zack and was looking to do some engagement photos, I was thrilled that they chose me to photograph them. We met at the New York State Museum, with the […]

couples

November 30, 2019

couple session with Alex & Zack

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Simonia reached out to me the day after she won a free portrait session at the Albany Public Library Foundation Gala. I was so excited that she was so excited, and even more excited when I found out that she wanted maternity pictures. She was 7 months pregnant at the time, and her and her […]

families

November 24, 2019

maternity session with Simonia & Mark

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Funny story. I have known Molly since she was but a fetus with her twin sister Clara in her mother’s womb. My mother brought me (at 2 months old) to the hospital to meet the twins when they were born. Needless to say, she has been my best friend for nearly 30 years now (yikes, […]

couples

November 24, 2019

mini session with Molly & Billy

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Heather and I met a few months back after she had decided to do a portrait session with me. Her and my mom work together and she was looking for someone to take some photographs. She absolutely killed her at her individual portrait session, and when she reached out to me about getting some photographs […]

families

November 24, 2019

mini session with the Rapp siblings

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Courtney & I worked at the ValleyCats in Troy together for a couple summers, and she was always super friendly and easy to talk to. I was really excited when she reached out to me about getting some photos taken of her and her sister as a Christmas gift for their parents. Knowing full well […]

families

November 24, 2019

mini session with the Gemmett sisters

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Been having a little fun lately with Photoshop…

design

November 2, 2019

logo design

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This past weekend a majority of my family, as well as some extended family and friends, drove up to our family friend’s camp on Schroon Lake. It is always a magical, beautiful time and we all enjoyed each other’s company. We ate great food, sat by the fire, talked & talked–it was the perfect way […]

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October 28, 2019

weekend at the lake

"We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us."