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A Day on the Farm | Beardslee Buffalo Farm | Little Falls | NY Colleen And Andy met back in college. During their time there, they traveled abroad. One particular trip to Italy left an impression on them. Working together, they took a multigenerational farm and turned it into a water buffalo farm! Located in […]

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January 4, 2021

Hudson Valley Engagement Photographer

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Florida Wedding At the Jupiter Beach Resort, Jupiter Beach | FL Same story, different couple…Michele & Tim had every intention of getting married in the gorgeous Hudson Valley. They had both grown up local to the area. And they both agreed that they wanted a large wedding celebrating their relationship this past August. And when […]

elopement and intimate weddings

December 29, 2020

Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer

romantic kiss at jupiter beach wedding, florida

Westchester Wedding At the Factoria | Peekskill | NY Katie & Corey were scheduled to marry in May 2020. Then the Pandemic hit. And the national lockdown put a squash on their original wedding plan. They knew that they wanted to get married regardless of obstacle and decided to embrace the restrictions and shifted to […]

elopement and intimate weddings

December 14, 2020

Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer

bride and groom on wedding day in peekskill new york

Fall Engagement Session | New Paltz Lauren knew she wanted an engagement session during the fall! Something that embodied everything from warm colors to that golden sun! And New Paltz, NY is a gem of a spot that people from NYC always travel to! We knew that it would make a perfect location to have […]

Engagement Session

November 24, 2020

Hudson Valley Engagement Photographer

romantic luxury hudson valley engagement session

Eloping in the Hudson Valley A Rebirth on Weddings During this Pandemic, the shift in the wedding industry has been real! And not necessarily in a bad way either! For those embracing something smaller in the Hudson Valley, the shift for smaller weddings has developed into something beautiful too! Yes, you need to restrict the […]

elopement and intimate weddings, Uncategorized

November 18, 2020

Hudson Valley Wedding & Elopement Photographer

Spring Brook Farm | Warwick | NY When Alyssa & I first spoke about hers and Kieran’s engagement session, she communicated wanting something ‘rustic.’ She wasn’t sure where she wanted to shoot, but Alyssa knew she wanted open fields and simple backdrops! Basically, this modern couple wanted a chance to embrace something completely different than […]

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October 28, 2020

Hudson Valley Engagement Photographer

The Grandview | Poughkeepsie| NY When I first met Elizabeth & Sean, it was during the summer of 2019. Pre-covid. They had lots of ideas and plans for a big wedding at the Grandview for August 2020. And then Covid happened. And affected their ability to have the original wedding Elizabeth & Sean wanted! Over […]

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October 23, 2020

Hudson Valley Intimate Wedding Photographer

couples first look at intimate wedding

The Greens in Copake | New York Lauren & Rick had postponed their wedding from earlier in the year to late August. And while New York State was still enacting various restrictions (including a gathering limit of no more than 50 people), they were able to have their dream wedding! Along with the amazing staff […]

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September 17, 2020

Hudson Valley Intimate Wedding Photographer

bride and groom having fun with portraits on their wedding day

A New Jersey Engagement Session at Glenwood Farm | Sussex, NJ When Hayley and I first chatted about where to have an engagement session, she knew she wanted to shoot one summer evening towards sunset! She had an idea for how she envisioned her session going and mentioned that she didn’t want to use the […]

Engagement Session

September 2, 2020

Hudson Valley Engagement Photographer

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Styled Elopement Turned Vow Renewal | Lambs Hill | Beacon, NY There appears to be a misconception that rethinking a wedding for something smaller and more intimate is a ‘cop out.’ But if the coronavirus has taught us anything, it’s that we need to embrace new ideas and concepts for weddings moving forward! That’s NOT […]

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July 17, 2020

Hudson Valley Wedding & Elopement Photographer

sunset stroll during lambs hill elopement

5 Things Your Wedding Photographer Wishes They Could Tell You Wedding Photographers are storytellers. We’re artists and it’s our goal (and desire) to tell a beautiful story about your wedding day! We work hard at our craft; from learning technical skills and making sure we’re fluid with all lighting scenarios, to investing in our continued […]

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June 11, 2020

Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer

The Arnold House Wedding, Livingston, NY.

Engagement Location in the Hudson Valley Unless you’ve been living under a rock, The Hudson Valley is a hotspot! From quiet towns, to bustling spots with craft bars and wineries, to wildlife and mountains, the Hudson Valley is quick getaway for any couples who want to escape NYC or visit! Andddddddd, it might just be […]

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May 17, 2020

Hudson Valley Engagement Photographer

engagement session in cold spring

The Village/ Washington Square Engagement I may be a Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer, but when a couple asks me to join them in the city, I go! Jaclyn & Mike love (and live) in NYC! And despite choosing the Hudson Valley for their wedding, they wanted an engagement session that represented who they are. So […]

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April 27, 2020

Hudson Valley Engagement Photographer

The Dilemma… Over a month ago, the average person had heard passing news stories about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. You knew it was there- it kinda annoyed you, but it wasn’t affecting you in a way that made you feel differently or rethink how to live your life. And then, (to put it mildly) shit […]

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April 22, 2020

Hudson Valley: Postponing a Wedding During the Coronavirus

postponing a hudson valley wedding during coronavirus

Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer | Jaclyn & Jon November 2019 Everyone loves the fall!! Vivid colors, perfect temps (usually!), and pumpkin everything makes this area especially beautiful! And as a Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer, trust me when I say that fall weddings are wildly popular! And having a wedding at the popular Falkirk Estates had […]

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March 31, 2020

Falkirk Estate Fall Wedding

Minnewaska State Park August 2019 Warm weather and blue skies in the Hudson Valley always get me pumped! And it was the perfect kinda of day as I met up with Hannah and Eric at Minnewaska! For an engagement session, I like to take my time so that I have the chance to connect with […]

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March 12, 2020

Minnewaska Engagement Session

romantic kiss at minnewaska engagement session

Hudson Valley Wedding / August 25, 2019 Mary & Brendan If you love fairytales, then you’ll love Whitby Castle! Nestled in the Hudson Valley, it’s a modern day castle for weddings! (And a modern golf course for patrons!) And as a hudson valley wedding photographer, it’s a dream venue to shoot! Seriously! When I say […]

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February 26, 2020

Whitby Castle, Rye, NY

wedding ceremony at whitby castle

Cold Spring, NY Sarina & Joey, June 2019 Sarina & Joey met me in Cold Spring to shoot their Hudson Valley engagement session! With roughly a year and half before their wedding, we enjoyed the warm summer evening and shot all over town! Cold Spring is the type of town you see in a movie. […]

Engagement Session

February 19, 2020

Cold Spring Engagement Session

cold spring engagement session

Megan & Dillon September 28, 2019 | Hudson Valley Weddings Early sunshine is always a great way to start a wedding! The weather was a perfect fall day in the Hudson Valley region. And as I pulled up to Megan’s childhood home, I knew that this was going to be an amazing wedding. Megan and […]

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February 11, 2020

Great River Golf Club Fall Wedding

great river golf club wedding

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