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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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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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