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A Loved Filled Saratoga Springs June Wedding Julia and Rob’s love surrounds one thing, Jesus, and what an absolute joy and honor it was to witness them coming together to confess both their love and devotion for not only each other, but for Him as well. I feel so privileged to have been the one […]

Julia + Rob | Married

July 7, 2024

Weddings

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I had done it. I landed my “dream desk job”. I thought it paid well. I started with 4 weeks of vacation time. Paid holidays. Fun atmosphere. Room for growth. I had hit the jackpot. Then I had my first baby, and everything shifted… My priorities were now vastly different, the work environment was in […]

I wasn’t ready…but my future was.

July 2, 2024

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A Humid June Boathouse Wedding I have a few Friday and Sunday weddings this year which I am so excited about. I love when my couples decide to switch it up and celebrate their day on a “nontraditional” weekday. However, I’m so incredibly thankful Ashley and Brandon decided on a Saturday. Unbeknownst to them when […]

Ashley + Brandon | Married

June 27, 2024

Weddings

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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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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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I was so proud of myself for pulling off this engagement session! I had to travel about two hours to the location and once I got there, my pregnant hormones were screaming at me and the nausea was REAL. I honestly had no idea how I was going to do it aside from just sucking […]

Engagements

October 21, 2022

Nicole + AJ | Engaged

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This engagement session was actually split in two parts no thanks to Mother Nature! I showed up on our originally planned day with the hopes that the weatherman was right and the rain would slow to a halt. Spoiler alert, that didn’t happen and it actually just started raining harder…so fun. NOT! I felt terrible, […]

Engagements

April 26, 2022

Taylor + Cody | Engaged

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I met up with Charlee and Jake on the most beautiful fall day last year at our local State Park and we had a blast exploring and taking romantic engagement photos! These two were so much fun to hang out with, we even made time for a little rock skipping! Although I think Jake had […]

Engagements

April 18, 2022

Charlee & Jake | Engaged

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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 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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