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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

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

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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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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