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I have photographed Devin, Paul and their children a number of times already; and every time is a treat! This time was even more special because I got to photograph their newest addition, little Parker.

Family Session in Albany’s Washington Park

To say this family is one of my favorites would be an understatement. I have worked with the Peters’ clan twice in the past two years and I love getting to be around them, let alone photograph them. They are so sweet together and you can so obviously see all the love that is shared […]

Fall Family Session at Normanskill Farm

I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Alyssa and her beautiful family around Christmas time 2020. And what better way to celebrate the upcoming holiday season than visiting a local Christmas tree farm? I had the little ones do some “boring” posing to start because I knew they’d get antsy and sure enough, the minute […]

Alyssa & Family

Violetta signed up for my Front Steps Project back in March/April, and oh my gosh, what a nice family. When Violetta reached out to me afterwards regarding getting some autumn photos in celebration of her daughter Edith graduating high school as well as some fun family photos, I didn’t hesitate to say, “Yes! Gimme a […]

DeRosa Family

Melissa reached out to me for some family & graduation photos a while back, and I was thrilled to get the chance to photograph her and her sweet family. We met up at Thacher Park on a gorgeous night (I mean just look at that sky!) and had fun getting these guys comfortable in front […]

Melissa & Family

Now is as good a time as any to get back into blogging. Oopsies. I’ve been wanting to share this session since I photographed it (so many months ago!), but I figure now that it’s the week of Jessie & Bran’s marriage, this would be the perfect opportunity! Jessie and I met working at the […]

The Cosmes

I have known Gabby and Christian since they were tiny when I used to babysit Gabby’s best friends Ava, Mia, & their sister, also named Gabby. Talk about confusing, haha. It was always fun to see the kids play with one another outside of school or on the playground. While I don’t know Gabby and […]

Quarantined Birthdays

When I extended an offer for a free family session in a Facebook group in mid-January, LaTisha reached out to me expressing an interest in getting family portraits taken. I was thrilled to work with this sweet family. On the day of their session, it was very chilly and the kids were bundled up in […]

The Harris Family

To preface this session, I will tell you about an awesome little group on Facebook called “Buy Nothing Albany, New York,” where local people post and share items they are looking to get rid of and/or in search of. The best part: it’s all free! I love the whole idea of this group; it builds […]

The Khan Family

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