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Samantha and Nick decided to do a First Wedding Anniversary session during their stay at the Fern Lodge in Chestertown, NY. Everything was made even more magical with the first snow of the season. <3 Sam told me they wanted to do a champagne toast at their wedding but forgot to bring the champagne during […]

December 11, 2021

Sam & Nick | The Fern Lodge | First Wedding Anniversary Session Photographer

Spencer and his mom contacted me a while back because they wanted to plan the perfect proposal for Spencer and Colleen at the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, NY. Getting her away for a quiet weekend was the cover story … but little did she know that both family and friends had come to witness […]

October 10, 2020

Colleen & Spencer | Sagamore Surprise Wedding Proposal | Bolton Landing NY Wedding Photographer

Peter & Mariah chose Peter’s parent’s home in Bolton Landing for their engagement session… and who can blame them with all these lovely grounds to use.  It was a bit near and dear to my heart as his family lives just a minute walk from my Great Grandmother’s old farm (where I spent many childhood […]

September 17, 2020

Peter & Mariah | Bolton Landing, NY Engagement Photographer

My last pre-corona quarantine rescheduled session opted for an outdoor field location and I was lucky enough to get to revisit one of my favorite area small businesses, Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery (the family of our 2019 Adirondack Wedding giveaway winners, Ally and Liam). They were gracious enough to allow us to use their grounds […]

August 17, 2020

The Poole Family Portraits | Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery | Queensbury, NY Family Photographer

Evan & Melody wanted a location that showed their love of the Adirondacks so we chose Amy’s Park in Bolton Landing as the perfect backdrop. These two were so much fun to photograph.. their love for each other really shines through every photo! Evan made this custom ring box for Melody… complete with two of […]

July 20, 2020

Melody & Evan | Amy’s Park | Bolton Landing, NY Engagement Photographer

After all the time you put into planning the perfect hairstyle, finding an amazing make-up artist, THE dress and planning all the perfect details … it just screams for photos to be taken! With that in mind, I’ve put together a list of tips, hints and challenges for bridal portraits. A quick note: The images […]

May 8, 2019

Girlfriend’s Guide to Wedding Photography: Tips for Perfect Bridal Photos

I feel in love with the Barn at Lord Howe Valley from the moment I saw it’s opening day add. Once I photographed my first wedding their I was hooked. That kind of also explains how I feel about Anthony & Jessica. Talking to them pre-wedding I knew they were my ideal kind of couple… […]

December 23, 2018

Anthony & Jessica | The Barn at Lord Howe Valley | Lake George NY Wedding Photographer

Colleen and Paul chose a beautiful Adirondack Wedding Barn as their wedding day backdrop. Nestled in the heart of the Southern Adirondacks, Burlap and Beams was the perfect choice for their summer wedding. Colleen really wanted to have her first look on top of Prospect Mountain with a view of Lake George and that is […]

October 12, 2018

Paul & Colleen | Burlap and Beams Wedding Barn | Lake George Wedding Photographer

The Sagamore Hotel in my hometown of Bolton Landing, NY is not only special for where it sits on Lake George, but for being the place where my parents met almost 50 years ago. As you can imagine, anytime I get to photograph an engagement or a wedding here, it touches my heart. James & […]

September 8, 2018

James & Tricia | Sagamore Hotel | Lake George, NY Engagement Session

In April, we chose the 2019 Adirondack Wedding giveaway winners, Ally and Liam. In addition to their prize package we’re gifting them sessions throughout the year, engagement, bridal, rehearsal, so we can document their love story completely. Ally and Liam chose Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery in Queensbury, NY as the backdrop for their engagement session. […]

May 27, 2018

Liam & Ally | Queensbury, NY Engagement Session