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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

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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

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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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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 […]

Weddings

June 18, 2024

Schayna + Jeremiah Married

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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 […]

Weddings

January 10, 2024

Cynthia + Kyle | Married

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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 […]

Business

December 29, 2023

Introducing The All New EMP!

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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. […]

Weddings

December 29, 2023

Alexa + Chandler | Married

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A Classic Glowy Harmony Golf Club Wedding When I think of Harmony golf course, I think of these two. Taylor and Cody held an absolutely gorgeous celebration on the rolling hills of the golf course surrounded by pristine mountain views accompanied by their loved ones and the most perfect summer sunset. If you’ve been following […]

Weddings

June 6, 2023

Taylor + Cody | Married

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A Classic Summer Sod Farm Wedding What do you get when you combine a beautiful family sod farm, the most perfect summer day, and a couple who has a wedding vision straight out of Pinterest? You get the wedding of Phebe and Jayden. This wedding was absolutely stunning from start to finish and was an […]

Weddings

April 6, 2023

Phebe + Jayden | Married

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A downtown Lake Placid, NY wedding It’s giving…Vogue. This wedding was so beautiful in every single way from the people, the outfits, the florals, the details, just everything! Well…except for the weather. Mother Nature clearly didn’t get the memo and we were bickering with her all day. In true Erin fashion though, I didn’t let […]

Weddings

February 23, 2023

Alexandra + Adam | Married

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A white & green summertime wedding at Brookside Barn I remember the feeling of joy and accomplishment flooding through my tired body as I walked through my front door after I returned home from this wedding. It was my first wedding after having baby Caroline and I wasn’t sure I was going to be able […]

Weddings

February 8, 2023

Charlee + Jake | Married

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A cold November orchard wedding I was so excited to get this inquiry! Even though it didn’t end up being what they originally planned, it still turned out to be the perfect day. When Lysandra said her and Aaron were planning a small wedding at Rulfs Orchard, I couldn’t say yes fast enough! Aside from […]

Weddings

February 2, 2023

Lysandra + Aaron | Micro Wedding

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A Rustic Masquerade Wedding If I’m being an optimist, one of the things I didn’t mind when it came to Covid and weddings was the fact that it allowed me to see some couples twice! I had a handful of couples who decided to move forward with their ceremony with a very small guest list […]

Weddings

February 2, 2023

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