Written by Melissa on April 28, 2009

What Happened to Spring…

These kiddies earned their ice cream!? Thinking it would be a little cooler shooting later in the afternoon, I was quickly mistaken.? Is is just me, or did we skip spring?? Last year this couple and I had to cancel our first shoot because of flooding.? This year? we had some major heat, but the…

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Written by Melissa on April 27, 2009

More Hot Mammas…

There were tons of photos to go through, but I wanted to give you all another sneak peek from Hot Mammas this weekend.?? Enjoy!


Written by Melissa on April 26, 2009

Hot It Was…

WOW, it was an AWESOME, but very hot, day for our HOT MAMMAS event at Elizabeth Boutique in Poughkeepsie.? I want to thank all of those who came out to help raise money for Relay for Life.? I will do a better shout out later to those who donated our fabulous raffle prizes, I just…

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Written by Melissa on April 22, 2009

Hot Mammas This Weekend…

Hot Mammas, a fundraiser for Relay for Life, is this weekend and we have about 7 spaces left!? The weather is looking great, we have some awesome raffle prizes and great finger foods being served.? Some photo ideas:? Sisters, generations, best friends, mother and child or just yourself. Check raffle and photo package information HERE….

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Written by Melissa on April 20, 2009

T Man…

There is nothing more fun than seeing my newborns again when they turn one. You realize how quickly time goes by.? T’s mom and I go back quite a bit.? We met through friends and just clicked.?? Here we are years later all married with babies :)? She has been one of my biggest fans…

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Written by Melissa on April 18, 2009

The Riley Factor…

Little miss has been a favorite subject of mine for a long time.? As much as I LOVE taking her photo, since she is an absolute doll, I thought today was a great day to focus on Mommy and Daddy.? We all love to decorate our home of our children, but we we tend to…

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Written by Melissa on April 16, 2009

Kayla…

While in Atlanta, I got the chance to visit with a very dear friend, my maid of honor,? as well as her baby girl.? I didn’t forget about you Doug (Dundalk). ? This was my first time truly meeting Kayla and since momma has a birthday coming up, why not give the gift that I…

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Written by Melissa on April 15, 2009

Learnfest…

Last week I hoped the smallest plane I have ever been on, and headed? down south to Atlanta for the most fantastic workshop.?? The instructors were some of the best photogs in the country, and my fellow classmates were just top notch people. ? The ideas and information I took in was very over whelming,…

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Written by Melissa on April 13, 2009

Kids Expo-Day 2

It has been a WEEK since my last post.??? Thank you for being patient with me.? Some of you know I spent all of last weekend shooting the Kids Expo in Poughkeepsie. Then at 6am Monday I hopped, what I would consider the scariest plane ride of my life, and head down to Atlanta for…

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Written by Melissa on April 13, 2009

I’m Back…

I am officially back in the office, aka living room :)?? I had a fantastic trip to Atlanta and I can’t wait to share some images.? Once I get caught up on some emails, phone calls and business, I will update the blog with some great photos 🙂


Written by Melissa on April 4, 2009

Kids Expo, Day 1

Wow, it was a bit chilly outside today.? It’s even chillier out when you are driving around P-town on a golf-cart.? But, it was fun :)? I spent most of the day today at the Mid Hudson Children’s Museum where I got to see Dog on Fleas perform. How fun where they!? I had a…

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Written by Melissa on April 3, 2009

So, What Are You Doing This Weekend…

For me, I feel like it is more like, what am I “NOT” doing this weekend.? Most of the weekend you will find me at the Kids Expo.? As an official sponsor and photographer, I will be there for the whole weekend covering the event. For those attending, be sure to swing by my booth…

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Written by Melissa on April 1, 2009

Momtrepreneur Of The Month…

When I say this Mom and I go way back, I mean way back.? In fact, she was the very first “official” photo shoot of “Surprise Photography.”? My husband referrers to the oldest daughter as the “Butterfly girl.” So when I was invited back to shoot the 2nd baby, it was truly and honored. When…

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