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Say hello to Peter. Peter is a self-published author, works as a manager at a local vet hospital, and my younger brother. You could say creativity runs in our family. When Peter asked me to take updated headshots for his website and upcoming book, he had some… unconventional ideas in mind. My brother has always […]

Peter J. McKenna

So I had this idea (which is how I have now decided to start every story of mine because it always begins with me having some crazy idea) to do a Valentine’s meets Galentine’s Day mini session day with loads of fun props and backdrops and all the red & pink imaginable. Before I put […]

Galentine’s Day

I’ve been putting some feelers out to do some more in-home sessions while it’s frigid and miserable outside for the next 84 months (sliiiight exaggeration), and while I’ve had plenty of hits, nothing beats a good ol’ outdoor session with natural light. Peyton, my brother Aidan’s girlfriend, volunteered the two of them to do another […]

Let’s go Buffalo!

What a great turn-out for our 2020 Holiday Mini Sessions! Thank you to all who came out!

Holiday Mini Sessions

I found Sara after I put out a search for a local couple to let me come into their humble abode and practice some in-home photography. Let me just preface this by saying that I feel so lucky to have this job and be able to go to new places and meet great people. Sara […]

Sara & Brian

It’s been a while since I last blogged anything, so here’s something. While this year has been a doozy, we’re somehow getting through it together. Even though we are at least six feet apart and wearing masks, of course. Regardless of how insane we all feel & how much sh*t 2020 has thrown at us, […]

winter blues

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

Remember these two cuties? I’ll give you a little refresher. Back in 2019 Kirsten and Emmanuel took part in my backyard mini sessions and they loved the photos we took together so much that when Emmanuel asked Kirsten to marry him, she messaged me the very same week for engagement photos. I seriously was over […]

Kirsten & Emmanuel 2020

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