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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 Backyard Wedding | Plattsburgh, New York I’ve known Rian for about 6 years now. We met when we worked together at Touraid (our local travel agency) and I was convinced she hated me for about the first year I worked there. Bet you weren’t expecting to read that huh? 😉 I have no idea […]


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