11 12/14
21:01

Amanda & Mike – Utica Train Station in Utica, NY

Amanda and Mike are awesome.  They’re so fun and spirited and I loved getting to know them better at their engagement session. So these two met at a bar.  Amanda noticed Mike dancing to a Miley Cyrus song and she just knew, he was different!  Sparks flew and after 5 years of dating Mike planned an amazing proposal.  He coordinated all of their friends and family into the new house that they bought and surprised her with a proposal, ring, and everyone in the house!  How cool is that?

The two took me to Root Glen at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York to stroll around and even get some photos with their pup!  Then we met at the Utica train station for a great styled shoot.  They totally nailed it!  So very happy for these two to be tying the knot.  So excited for the wedding!!!  Congratulations to Amanda and Mike!!!

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11 12/14
20:47

Lauren & Everett – New Home in Cassville, New York

Lauren and Everett give me a toothache!  They are the kind of sweet that are made for story books.  Everett was always a shy kind of guy, especially around Lauren.  But when they finally got introduced they immediately fell in love.  And it truly is a joy watching them together because I can clearly see that forever love.  I can easily picture them in old age still laughing and playing and adoring each other.

Lauren and Everett invited me to their new home that they purchased in Cassville, New York for a little fire, roasting of marshmallows, and a stroll around their pond.  I’m pretty pumped to witness these two get married.  The countdown begins.  Congratulations to Lauren and Everett!!

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10 12/14
21:16

Andre’s Surprise Proposal to Jordan! – Root Glen in Hamilton, NY

So a couple weeks ago Andre approached me with an elaborate plan to propose to Jordan.  I was so impressed with his idea and could not wait to be a part of the huge surprise.  So this blog is also kind of an apologetic response to all the awesome couples that answered a fake ad that I put up on Facebook.  Per Andre’s request I put up a fake free couple’s session ad for “promo” sake.  But in reality it was to trick Jordan into doing it so that she wouldn’t think it was weird to have a bunch of cameras around.  She eventually agreed, we planned the session at Hamilton College, and Andre proposed on a beautiful bridge on the trail at Root Glen!  Good job, Andre!!  Congratulations to you both and THANK YOU so much for involving me in such a magical moment.  Now to wedding planning!!! ;)

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21 11/14
22:40

Katrina + Neil = Baby! Proctor Park in Utica, New York

I remember Katrina and Neil’s wedding like it was yesterday.  Which reminds me of how time flies and how cool it is to watch people that I’ve witnessed get married continue on their journey to having children.  Katrina and Neil are such an awesome married couple to begin with, kind, intelligent, and down to Earth.  So I can just imagine what awesome parents they are going to make.  These two came from their new home in New Jersey to pay me a visit.  And we decided to do their session right in Proctor Park in Utica, New York.  I’m so happy for their family growing.  Always a great pleasure seeing you, congratulations to you both!!

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20 11/14
20:44

Sarah & Jonathan are Engaged! Wolffs Biergarten in Albany, New York

I’m definitely looking forward to Sarah and Jonathan’s New Year’s Eve wedding.  These two have been carefully planning away their wedding in an old historical bank in downtown Albany.  And judging by their cuteness overload, I can just tell that the wedding is going to be unique and spectacular!  These two took me on a fun adventure starting at Wolff’s Biergarten in Albany, New York.  Which was a great discovery (thanks, guys!) and I will definitely be grabbing a beer next time I’m there.  It has a unique interior design and amazing atmosphere.  After that, we headed to the New York State Capitol building for some epic architectural shots.  Let’s all agree that it’s very Harry Potter-esque?!  Such a splendid morning with such a lovely couple.  Congratulations to you both!!

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