Written by Melissa on June 24, 2009

On Vacation…

Surprise Photography will be closed from June 24th until July 3rd.? I will be sure to return all your email inquiries once I return. For all of those looking to book, I have extremely limited space in July and am now booking for August.?? Clients with open albums, I will be sure that all questions…

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Written by Melissa on June 23, 2009

Hot Mammas-Relay For Life…

I know I previously mentioned the great success of The Hot Mammas Event.? I again want to thank all of those who participated in the event and note that together with Elizabeth Boutique, we raised $2100 for Relay for Life.?? I look forward to doing more events like this in the future and I also…

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Written by Melissa on June 21, 2009

Happy Father’s Day…

To all the papa’s of the world, I would like to wish you a fantastic “Father’s Day!”? To my hubby from the boys:? “I’m so lucky as can be, the world’s greatest Dad belongs to me.” And to my dad, I am always thinking of you.


Written by Melissa on June 20, 2009

Rain Rain Stay Away So Little “J” And I can Play…

With the crazy amount of rain we have been getting this week, I was convinced that this shoot was going to be rescheduled.?? However, lucky for us the rain stopped and it stayed away long enough for us to get our session in this morning.? Little “J” and his parents took me to a “Quiet”…

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Written by Melissa on June 18, 2009

I’ve Been Away…

The past couple of days we have been spending a lot of time with our family in New England. We celebrated the life of someone we loved and lost, as well as welcomed a new member to the family.? We laughed, we cried, we enjoyed a little beach time and we took lots of photos…

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Written by Melissa on June 10, 2009

Quadricentennial Boats…

Last night the family and I headed down to Highland’s new (but not finished) Riverfront Park for the arrival of the Flotilla.? I have to say, if you were on the Dutchess side of the river, you were all set.? Unfortunately, the Ulster side did not get the same boat love.? So today, Kieran and…

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Written by Melissa on June 8, 2009

Birthday Girl…

I just love it when my newborns come back for their 1 year shots.? Not only do I get so see how much they have changed, but you can see their little personalities shining through.? Little Miss “A” was only about 2 weeks old when we first did her photos. and yesterday she turned 1!?…

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Written by Melissa on June 6, 2009

3 At 3…

How lucky am I to get to shoot 2 separate sets of triplets.? When mom and I met at this session today, we were like “FINALLY!”? We have been planning this shot for these three, since last winter.?? It was a beautiful day, it started off a little rocky, but ended with smiles and lollipops.?…

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Written by Melissa on June 4, 2009

Fab New Album…

I don’t know who is more of my BFF, the UPS man or FedEx Man. Well, FedEx man came in first this week when he brought this beautiful treasure my way.? A fab new album from a recent couples shoot.? So loving it. If you think this looks fab online, wait till you see it…

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Written by Melissa on June 3, 2009

Coldplay…

With the beauty of Facebook, an old college roomy of mine had posted that she was looking for a date to the? Coldplay concert in Hartford.? Since hubby and I have loved Coldplay for as long as I could remember and he had a birthday coming up, I was like, ” We want to go!”?…

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Written by Melissa on June 2, 2009

Anything For A Friend…

Normally I don’t do extended family shoots, but for a dear friend of mine, I am willing to break all the rules :)?? This weekend little man “B” celebrated the big 4 and since some very special people came into town for the party, so? his mom asked me to meet up and take some…

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Written by Melissa on June 1, 2009

Grandparents Day…

I love it when my clients come back for more. It lets me know that they appreciate my style and love what I do for them.? Little Miss “A” is one of my favs from last fall so I was thrilled to get to shoot her again. ? You might recognize her beautiful blue eyes…

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