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A Loved Filled Saratoga Springs June Wedding Julia and Rob’s love surrounds one thing, Jesus, and what an absolute joy and honor it was to witness them coming together to confess both their love and devotion for not only each other, but for Him as well. I feel so privileged to have been the one […]

Julia + Rob | Married

July 7, 2024

Weddings

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I had done it. I landed my “dream desk job”. I thought it paid well. I started with 4 weeks of vacation time. Paid holidays. Fun atmosphere. Room for growth. I had hit the jackpot. Then I had my first baby, and everything shifted… My priorities were now vastly different, the work environment was in […]

I wasn’t ready…but my future was.

July 2, 2024

Personal

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A Humid June Boathouse Wedding I have a few Friday and Sunday weddings this year which I am so excited about. I love when my couples decide to switch it up and celebrate their day on a “nontraditional” weekday. However, I’m so incredibly thankful Ashley and Brandon decided on a Saturday. Unbeknownst to them when […]

Ashley + Brandon | Married

June 27, 2024

Weddings

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A Picture Perfect June Wedding Day The feelings surrounding the first wedding of the season are hard to describe. Excitement Anxious Joyful Nervous It’s somehow all bottled up into one whole emotion I now know to expect come every season. When it first hit, I honestly thought I wasn’t cut out for this career, but […]

Schayna + Jeremiah Married

June 18, 2024

Weddings

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A backyard family session | Albany, NY This was an incredibly sweet session and one I was so fortunate to capture. Joie and I have known each other since our college days, which now that I think about it, our friendship started around 14 years ago!! To know Joie is to love her, she was […]

Coplin Family Session

March 11, 2024

Families

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A Summer Family Session | Lake Placid, NY Where do I even begin with this session? It had everything I dream about when it comes to photographing families. Perfect weather. Perfect outfits. Perfect location. Perfect personalities. It had it all so it’s no surprise to read that I had such a fun time capturing these […]

Huette Family Session

March 11, 2024

Families

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A Wildflower Themed Lakeside Wedding It’s not often that I listen to speeches from the parents or bridal party and think “Man I wish these speeches would last a little longer.” But this was actually the case with Cynthia and Kyle. I had the honor of not only being able to listen to the wedding […]

Weddings

January 10, 2024

Cynthia + Kyle | Married

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This has been a long time coming…5 years to be exact! While the website might not look new, I assure you, it will! The official launch date is still TBD but it will be sometime in January so literally just a few weeks away and I. CAN’T. WAIT! Not only will my website have a […]

Business

December 29, 2023

Introducing The All New EMP!

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The ups, downs, and in-between moments that make up the beautiful everyday memories I never understood the phrase, “it’s the hardest job you’ll ever love” in regards to being a parent, specifically a mother. The title of “Mom” is the most beautiful title I’ve ever had, but it’s not giggles and amazing core memories all […]

Personal

December 29, 2023

Learning How To Be a Healthy, Loving, and Present Mom

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A classic black-tie soiree in Coxsackie, NY One of the hottest wedding days I’ve ever photographed to date, but also one of the most beautiful 😍 It was such a joy to capture this chapter of Alexa and Chandler’s love story. From start to finish, everything was perfectly executed and not a detail went unnoticed. […]

Weddings

December 29, 2023

Alexa + Chandler | Married

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June 27, 2023

Protected: How To Install Your New EMP Mobile Presets!

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Where Rustic Charm Meets a Modern Vibe If you have been envisioning a barn venue with original wood touches paired with updated amenities for your wedding or event, let me introduce you to The Barn at Pine Stone. Located just 12 miles northeast from Lake Placid, New York, this venue is sure to check off […]

For the Bride / Groom

June 21, 2023

The Barn at Pine Stone | Wilmington, NY

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And my “why” for doing so… I know you’re no stranger to the prompts. “Want free shipping? Enter your email address here!” “Want 15% off your first purchase? Enter your email address here!” “Want to know what makes you special? Take this quiz then enter your email address to get your results!” To be honest, […]

Personal

June 19, 2023

I Started a Newsletter!

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It’s hard to believe this little peanut is already over 1 year old…I know everyone says this when it comes to their kids but time really has flown by and it truly feels like I just gave birth only a few weeks ago. The fact that I hadn’t published this blog post yet was causing […]

Personal

June 6, 2023

Introducing Caroline Mae Engelhardt | Caroline’s Birth Story

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When Jessica & Jack suggested we meet over in the Burlington, VT area, I couldn’t say yes fast enough! I’ve always loved Burlington and it’s only a short ferry ride away which makes it super easy to access. We met up at the beautiful Oakledge Park and I was in photographer heaven! It reminded me […]

Engagements

June 6, 2023

Jessica + Jack Engaged

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A Classic Glowy Harmony Golf Club Wedding When I think of Harmony golf course, I think of these two. Taylor and Cody held an absolutely gorgeous celebration on the rolling hills of the golf course surrounded by pristine mountain views accompanied by their loved ones and the most perfect summer sunset. If you’ve been following […]

Weddings

June 6, 2023

Taylor + Cody | Married

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