Welcome to the World, Kamellia!

If you asked me who or what I miss most about living in Pennsylvania, these guys would be on my top 10 list.  Right at the top of it.  I’m so lucky to have them as friends…and as Miss Kamellia’s due date got closer and closer, we waited with baited breath to hear the amazing news of her arrival.  And it was!  She’s beautiful and precious and the perfect addition to her family.  Congratulations, my dear Joneses!  XOXO

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And this shot, right here, is what happens when you ask a 3 year-old what his ideas for a photo are.  Although, this may have been a collaborative effort.  Kasen definitely wanted everyone to lay down together…and I think it was my idea to pretend to sleep.  Kasen, we are an AWESOME team.

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September 15, 2014 - 12:45 am

jen - Aw these are so nice and what a great family! So happy for them. ;)

This.

This photo.  This is why pictures are so important.  Not my pictures of your wedding day.  Just pictures.  Because, at some point, they are what you have.  If they are done right, done well, done with love…they bring back the way you felt at that moment like it was yesterday.  It’s been a hard week for me and my family…and I am not good at talking about my personal life, let alone posting about it…but looking at this photo tonight made me so thankful that I have it.  So it’s not really a post about me, just a general reflection on why I love what I get to do for people SO MUCH, and why I think it’s SO IMPORTANT to take lots and lots and lots of pictures, in my own life and in yours.

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And an extra special thank you to my dear, dear friend Cindy Patrick for being the rockstar that she is, and capturing this amazing memory for me.  Love you, BF!

September 12, 2014 - 9:54 pm

Paula Roberts - Said so beautifully!

Dara & Amos

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I’m out the door to ITALY tomorrow, for my first international wedding, but wanted to make sure to get a little sneak peek out to Dara & Amos before I go.  These two are absolutely fabulous, and I was so honored to be a part of their wedding day at the Old Mill Inn in NJ.  They are just returning from their honeymoon in Italy, and spent the last few days leaving me notes around Sorrento.  I am going to really look very hard for them, so I sure hope that they are there!  No!  I kid.  Hope you guys had a blast, thanks for all the travel tips, and I’ll talk to you when I get back!

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A UConn Engagement with Emily & Eric

Emily’s sister, Rebecca, is one of my Lifers.  So, when Emily asked me to photograph her wedding, I was pretty pumped because NOW I get another chance to work with their fabulous family.  Emily and Eric met at UConn, so it was only fitting that we shoot their engagement session there.  I loved seeing the campus and getting to know both of them a little better.  Their wedding is a little less than a year away – can’t wait!

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Catching up with the Cuoratos

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This is Andrew.  He’s one of my most favorite dudes to photograph and is always full of great ideas for poses.  Now Andrew’s a big brother…and a really good one, at that.  I was so sad to be gone from Philadelphia before her arrival, but really excited that it worked out for me to be in town for her 6-month shoot.  Lots of love to you four, Cuoratos!  See you soon.

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