Photography

Sophia’s Bouncing Birthday Party

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Birthday parties for young kids are some of my favorite jobs.  I can’t count the number of times I giggled while shooting this most recent birthday party… it was nearly constant.  These kids were so full of joy!  It is fabulous work being a fly on the wall for events like these.  I will say […]

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Wedding on a Hill

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Last weekend, I got to spend an afternoon photographing a sunny, casual wedding on a beautiful hilltop in Carmel, NY. Jen and Ray wanted a no-hassle wedding day, and I think they came pretty close.  Everyone was in a good mood, it seemed.  The sun was shining.  It was hot but not too hot.  I […]

Photography

An Enviable Bridal Shower

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I will preface this post by saying: I love my mother. That being said, I was pretty jealous of the bride whose recent bridal shower I got to photograph.  Because based on that shower, her mother clearly loves her more than my mother loves me. In all seriousness, this mom put together the most incredible […]

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Forcheski-Venuti Wedding

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Recently, I has the honor of photographing the wedding of a longtime friend of the family.  This was the most fun wedding I have ever been to… I found myself wishing I was a guest instead of the photographer!  Never have I witnessed such a large, diverse group of guests dancing together for so much […]

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A quick and easy kid-friendly party snack

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My daughter, Annika, recently turned 4 and I was tasked with coming up with snacks for her joint birthday party.  The morning of the party, I decided I needed an additional healthy snack item, so I looked around my house for ideas.  I thought maybe a fruit salad would be nice, but I only had […]

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Recipe: Greek Eggplant Rollups

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I came up with this recipe for my little sister’s baby shower, which was this past weekend.  I wanted to make something that was not only tasty but healthy and eye-catching too.  Mediterranean food often fits those three criteria, so it was a natural choice.  Knowing how crazy my mornings are, I prepared the eggplant […]