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An Overcast Beach Announcement Session Where do I even begin in trying to express the joy, beauty, and love from this session?! Jen and Kyle are two of the sweetest people you will ever meet, and I was so excited to meet them in person the day of their session! Jen reached out to me […]

Jen + Kyle Pregnancy Announcement

January 25, 2024

Maternity

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A Neutral Baby Boy Newborn Session When Bodhi’s mom Katelin, a past bride of mine, reached out wanting to know if I would be interested in doing an in-home newborn session for them, I quite literally squealed. Sounds dramatic, but there’s few things I find more magical than watching my couples grow their families and […]

Bodhi Newborn Session

January 25, 2024

Newborn

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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 […]

Cynthia + Kyle | Married

January 10, 2024

Weddings

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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 […]

Introducing The All New EMP!

December 29, 2023

Business

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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 […]

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

December 29, 2023

Personal

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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. […]

Alexa + Chandler | Married

December 29, 2023

Weddings

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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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An early Spring family session at Point au Roche State Park This session was so special to photograph! Leah is the talented florist behind Black Swan Floral Design and does absolutely incredible work! When she reached out wanting a family session, I was so excited! We’ve worked together on weddings before so I knew firsthand […]

Families

February 5, 2023

McDaniel Family Session

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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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Another session from 2021 is on the blog! This time it’s a beautiful family session that took place in downtown Plattsburgh at the historic Kent Delord House. Fun fact about this family, they actually took our wedding photos back in the day! It’s so surreal to me that now I can bless them with memories […]

Families

April 29, 2022

Burns Family Session | A Kent Delord House Family Session

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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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Rachel reached out to me wanting to book a family session at the beautiful Cliff Haven beach back in August. Her and her family were vacationing there where her husband grew up, so the location was super special to them. If you haven’t noticed, I always love when my clients invite me to places that […]

Families

March 30, 2022

Hall Family | A Cliff Haven Family Session

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I don’t have the words to express how much I love this family! There’s no greater compliment to a photographer than repeat clients and this is one of those clients! I hate even using the word “clients” because it seems to formal and while I strive to be professional, I do like to keep things […]

Families

March 28, 2022

Studley Family | A Bark Eater Inn Summer Family Session

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Family sessions grew on me last year, which took me completely by surprise. I referred to myself as a wedding photographer WAY more often than a family or lifestyle photographer. I didn’t do it on purpose, I just enjoyed photographing weddings more so that’s what I wanted my specialty to be. Then 2021 happened, and […]

Families

February 17, 2022

Gabri Family Session | A Keene, NY summer family session

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