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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 […]


November 30, 2019

couple session with Alex & Zack

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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, […]


November 24, 2019

mini session with Molly & Billy

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My brother Peter started dating Lauren a little over a year ago. They have grown incredibly close over that period of time, and Lauren has essentially become a part of the McKenna family. Peter went off to vet school in the Caribbean back in late August, and we try our hardest to keep Lauren connected […]


October 10, 2019

couples session with Lauren + Peter

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Forgive me for taking absolutely FOREVER to post these… Meen reached out to me for my JULY mini sessions (yes, I know, it has been over 2 months) via email and expressed an interest in having her and her fianc√© Lucas swing by for some portraits. Meen & Lucas were just about the CUTEST couple […]


September 19, 2019

mini session with Meen & Lucas

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Kirsten reached out to me in regards to my Mini Session event that I held on July 7th, expressing an interest in getting some photos of her, her boyfriend Emmanuel, and their dog Rashes. I was already excited about this session before we even started. Mostly because I knew the couple was bringing their dog […]


July 13, 2019

mini session with Kirsten & Emmanuel

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