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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

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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 […]

October 23, 2020

Hudson Valley Intimate Wedding Photographer

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
new jersey engagement session

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 […]

September 2, 2020

Hudson Valley Engagement Photographer

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
The Arnold House Wedding, Livingston, NY.

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 […]

June 11, 2020

Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer

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 […]

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 […]

March 31, 2020

Falkirk Estate Fall Wedding

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