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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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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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I don’t know if it’s because this is my first engagement session in M O N T H S, or if it’s because Madison & Ethan are literally THE cutest, most photogenic couple, but I have A LOT of favorites from this session. So don’t say I didn’t warn you when you’re scrolling through and […]

Engagements

June 19, 2020

Madison & Ethan | 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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An End of Summer Adirondack Engagement Session It feels funny titling this post as “Engaged” because technically these two are already married! You see, Amine is from Morocco, which is where he and Hannah were married back in November. They are now planning a stateside wedding to happen THIS November for their American friends and […]

Engagements

October 9, 2019

Hannah & Amine | Engaged

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Point au Roche Engagement Session Me walking in the door from a session. Husband: Hey! How was it? Me: It was great! They are such a sweet couple, we had so much fun! Husband: …You say that about every couple… And he’s right!! I really do say that about every couple, but it’s because it’s […]

Engagements

August 18, 2019

Shonna & Josh | Engaged

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A Summer Point au Roche Engagement Session I knew this was going to be a magical engagement session when I was location scouting just before Katelin and Eric showed up. No, it wasn’t because I found the perfect glow through some trees, or because all of the spots I wanted to use were miraculously free […]

Engagements

July 5, 2019

Katelin & Eric | Engaged

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This couple might look familiar if you are a regular blog reader! Back in December, I got a text from Colin asking if I would be able to photograph his proposal to Mandy in downtown Plattsburgh and of course I said YES! You can read the blog post about their proposal story here! Colin and […]

Engagements

June 4, 2018

Point au Roche Engagement Session | Colin & Mandy

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