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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

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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

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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

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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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Mom, wife, photographer, and passionate entrepreneur constantly dreaming up ways to fuel my creative fire. Here on the blog you'll find past sessions in a curated gallery to show what you can expect when you hire EMP.

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A Heyworth Mason Park Fall Family Session Being the designated family photographer for a family, yea that’s the ultimate compliment and this family has graciously given me that title. Fun fact, I was shadowing a well known wedding photographer husband and wife team for Ashley and Joe’s wedding way back in 2018 and after said […]

Families

February 2, 2023

Murphy Family Session 2021

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Morgan reached out to me about a family session at her parents house last October and we ended up having the most perfect and beautiful fall day! If you’re from Upstate NY, you know it’s either going to be pleasant or miserable that time of year and we lucked out! I even got to meet […]

Families

April 27, 2022

Vavro Family session | A Keeseville, NY Fall Family Session

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This was such a fun session for me to capture. This family hadn’t had professional images taken in 18 years!! Can you believe that?! Sometimes life just gets in the way and things such as setting up portrait sessions has to take a back seat. I’m SO happy and honored that I got to be […]

Families

April 20, 2022

Sullivan Family Session | A Warm Fall Lake Placid Family Session

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