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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

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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

Maternity

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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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Whenever I’m able to meet up with a couple in a new location, especially one that holds special meaning to them, my photographer heart is just so happy! Don’t get me wrong, I have my own list of go to spots that I love for sessions, but believe me when I say, couples who are […]

Engagements

June 16, 2021

Jill & Eric | Engaged

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Ilana and Scott made my engagement session dreams come true a few weeks ago! You see, I live pretty close to the SUNY Plattsburgh campus, and maybe it’s the hopeless romantic in me, but whenever I would drive by, I couldn’t help but think how absolutely adorable it would be to photograph an engagement session […]

Engagements

June 12, 2021

Ilana & Scott | Engaged

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  I did it! I got this put together and published before March lol! I L O V E putting together these recap blog posts, BUT they are A LOT of work! It’s worth all the effort in the end though. It’s one of those blog posts that makes my heart feel so full when […]

Weddings

February 22, 2020

2019 | Best of Engagements & Weddings

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An Orchard Themed Engagement Session I’m so incredibly excited about this blog post!! Eric and I have known each other for as long as I can remember. His mom’s sister is my mom’s best friend and she would watch us everyday after school from elementary onward. Not only that, when I went to college, I […]

Engagements

November 20, 2019

Courtney & Eric | Engaged

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A Downtown Plattsburgh Fall Engagement Session Mother Nature was not cooperating during a span of time when I had countless sessions, isn’t that how it always works? Rescheduling is a bummer…unless you happen to reschedule to the most PERFECT day which is what happened with Ashley and Travis! It wasn’t too hot, not too cold, […]

Engagements

November 13, 2019

Ashley & Travis | Engaged

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A Windy Fall Point au Roche Engagement Session The weather in Upstate NY this time of year is the definition of the phrase, “expect the unexpected”. Is it going to be snowing or 75 degrees? No one knows until day of, especially this time of year. But instead of snow, we were looking at massive […]

Engagements

November 7, 2019

Hannah & Alex | Engaged

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A Private Family Property Engagement Session You know it’s going to be a fun session when it starts out with a side-by-side atv ride through the woods! I met up with Nicole and Landon down in Putnam Station at Nicole’s parents house and after discussing possible locations around the property for the shoot, we decided […]

Engagements

October 25, 2019

Nicole & Landon | Engaged

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