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What do portraits have to do with divorce?

June 30, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
A while ago I was approached by the office of Colwell Law Group, LLC asking me to grant them my permission to be guest bloggers on my blog and to share their ideas of how updating your family portraits post divorce, helps in the healing process for families. At first I was reluctant, but when I read their essay, I agreed with their point of view an...
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Mother's Day Gift

May 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Every child thinks their dad is the strongest and the smartest, and their mom is the most beautiful woman on this planet. But for me, she was also a fairy. There is nothing this woman couldn't do that didn't come out amazingly beautiful: she could knit, sew, crochet and my family depended on her skills to dress us in her creations for all weathers...
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Not Photogenic? Here is how to fix it!

March 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I can't tell you how many of my interactions with future clients have started by them stating: "I've gotta warn you - I am not photogenic". My standard response to it is "No one is". Which is not true, but it is the easiest way for me to move on from this subject, and hope they will give me a chance to prove them wrong. For a while now, I pondered...
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The Olde Tater Barn Wedding of Anthony & Rebecca

November 21, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
The Olde Tater Barn is located in Central Bridge, NY and is one of the nicest barn venues in Upstate NY. I've shot several weddings there over the past couple of years, and not only it has always been a top notch service and food, but I appreciate how wonderfully they treated the vendors: Jay Rozell (DJ) from Upstate Sounds, Ed Rozell, who manned a...
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The Barn at Lord Howe Valley in Ticonderoga Wedding of John and Claire

November 14, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Claire first mentioned The Barn at Lord Howe Valley as her ideal barn wedding venue during our consultation. As a wedding photographer, I've never heard of this venue, so in early 2017 summer I drove 2 hours to see this barn for myself. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised! Not only is the barn aesthetically pleasing inside and out, but is also located...
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