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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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An In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session | Chazy, NY This was such a fun session for me. Not just because I got to pet a dog or obsess over the cutest little newborn baby, but because this mom and dad kind of feel like extended family in a way. Baby Noah’s mom is the sister of […]

Noah Newborn Session

March 11, 2024

Families

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A hot summer family session | Point au Roche State Park I always find it so exciting when people from out of town find me and book a family session or wedding with me. It makes me feel like maybe I’m doing my SEO or social media right when it comes to marketing haha any […]

Zheng Summer Family Session

March 11, 2024

Families

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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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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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It feels so strange to be blogging sessions that happened literally last year…but it feels more strange to not do it at all. Couples like Jackie and Ted deserve their space on the blog! Which is why I have been dedicating this off season to catching up and doing just that, making time to blog […]

Engagements

March 25, 2022

Jackie + Ted | Engaged

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Janna and Eric brought the sunshine with them for their engagement session and I was living for it. We ended up meeting at Point au Roche on what turned out to be a very cloudy and overcast day, but it didn’t matter. With Janna’s beautiful citrus dress and Eric’s oatmeal suit, I was in photographer […]

Engagements

January 12, 2022

Janna & Eric | Engaged

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I’m going to be honest here and tell you that it’s been so long since I logged onto my blog platform, I literally forgot the web address to get here hahahaha. I haven’t blogged in forever!! Honestly the motivation to do so just kind of went away with the whole pandemic thing as well as […]

Engagements

March 23, 2021

Alli & Jared | Engaged

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Want to know one of the many things that makes this job so rewarding? The fact that the couples that find me are just as excited to work with me, as I am to work with them. There’s nothing I can say that would adequately explain just how much that truly means to me. It’s […]

Engagements

July 25, 2020

Meg & Cole | Engaged

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If you’re looking to scroll through a whimsical gallery of sweet engagement photos, you’re in the right place!! Greg and Daina decided to have their engagement session at a spot that holds a very special place in their hearts. They both are huge nature lovers and the one thing the Mountain Top Arboretum isn’t short […]

Engagements

July 17, 2020

Greg & Daina | Engaged

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A Trapp Family Lodge Engagement Session | Stowe, Vermont Here it is! My last engagement session blog post of 2019 and it’s definitely one of my favorites! I can’t believe it’s almost 2020…this year really felt like it flew right by and I know I say that about every year, but this year just seemed […]

Engagements

December 30, 2019

Emily & Ben | Engaged

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