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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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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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Rebecca and I connected a while back when she expressed an interest in booking a family session with me. We decided on a fall foliage session up at Thacher Park and even though the weather was crummy, the colors were gorgeous and this family was so fun. Luke (4) was the sweetest boy – he […]

families

October 28, 2019

family session with the Camachos

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Alyssa reached out to me about setting up a family session close to home. I suggested we check out some spots in downtown Troy (specifically the famous painted brick wall spot seen below). I wasn’t all too familiar with downtown Troy but I had the cutest little tour guide. This family was so sweet and […]

families

October 28, 2019

family session with Alyssa

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My fifth and final mini session back in July (!!!) was a great way to wrap up the day. Allison brought her two handsome sons along with her, and the whole family had coordinating red, white & blue outfits.  I loved it. The boys seemed nervous at first, but I promised them I’d get them […]

families

October 10, 2019

mini session with Allison Z.

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Back in July when I held my first ever successful day of mini sessions, I had the absolute pleasure of photographing Angela, Tah, and their two beautiful & adorable boys. Angela and I went to high school together and it was so awesome to reconnect and see this lady flourish as a mama. And–SURPRISE!–she is […]

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September 30, 2019

mini session with Angela & Tah

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When Brandon responded to my model call, I honestly did not expect him and his family to dress to the nines for our shoot. My jaw nearly dropped when Brandon, his mother and his grandmother all got out their car dressed like they were ready for the red carpet. Mom and Grandma wore beautiful white, […]

families

July 6, 2019

family session with Brandon

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