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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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Another 2020 wedding is in the books! And I am yet again just in awe of how amazing everything was given the circumstances. Hannah and Alex decided to have a micro wedding this year and save the big party for 2021. It was so nice seeing their loved ones show up for them ready to […]

Weddings

September 30, 2020

Hannah & Alex | Married

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And the award for my most laid back couple of 2020 goes to……LAUREN & JUSTIN!!!! I say this out of total love and they know it, but guys I can’t get over how easy going these two are, seriously! If I could bottle up their energy and personalities and sell it, this world would be […]

Weddings

August 30, 2020

Lauren & Justin | Married

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I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure what 2020 weddings were going to look like after the shut down, then the slow re-opening and allowing of small gatherings, then the mask mandate. I didn’t have high hopes simply because this is all new to everyone but really, these weddings are no different than elopements and elopements […]

Weddings

August 12, 2020

Claire & Matt | Married

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Oh you guys, where do I even start with this wedding?! I have so many words and felt so many emotions throughout the day! Haley & Brett are another one of my sweet couples that unfortunately had to change their wedding plans due to COVID-19. Instead of their 100+ celebration, they opted for a quant […]

Weddings

July 31, 2020

Haley & Brett | Married

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My very first 2020 wedding looked a little different then we all originally thought it would look, but that didn’t make it any less beautiful and fun. Honestly, give me allll the small, intimate weddings!! I loved everything about Nicole and Landon’s special day. It obviously had to be on a much smaller scale than […]

Weddings

June 29, 2020

Nicole & Landon | Micro Wedding

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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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I got the idea to write this blog post when I was listening to a Facebook live in one of my photography groups. One of the questions was “Aside from photography, what would you spend money on if you were planning your own wedding again?” I thought to myself, “Wow, why have I not blogged […]

For the Bride / Groom

January 8, 2020

What Should I Spend My Wedding Budget On?

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