Written by Melissa on August 31, 2009

Jen and Tim, Hastings-On-Hudson…

This has to be one of the most beautiful brides I have ever seen.? I am not just saying that because she is a friend of mine, but she just glows happiness and gorgeousness.??? I first met Jen when we worked together? several years ago, when I was an exercise physiologist.? I believe I had…

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Written by Melissa on August 30, 2009

Jen and Tim, A Teaser…

I had a fantastic time shooting this wedding down in Hastings-On-Hudson today.? Jen is not only one of my favorite blog stalkers, but a former co-worker.? I was very honored to be apart of? their special day.? I have WAY too many photos to shift through, so here is a teaser to last them until…

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Written by Melissa on August 28, 2009

Love, Love, Love, This Birth Announcement…

I wish you could see and hold this birth announcement in person.? All of my cards are printed on a fine art linen paper (with an option of 100% recycled paper) with parchment envelope.? This card was recently printed for a returning client of mine for her newborn daughter. Did I mention I love this…

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Written by Melissa on August 27, 2009

1st Anniversary Celebration…

Last week some friends and I attended the 1st Anniversary of Elizabeth Boutique on Davis Ave in Poughkeepsie.?? Some of you maybe familiar with her store and her great goodies, or? you may recognize EB? from the “Hot? Mammas” fundraiser event we co-hosted last April.? As for the celebration itself, I finally snagged myself the…

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Written by Melissa on August 23, 2009

Kelly and Derek’s Wedding, Brooklyn…

It was a beautiful, but hot, day in the city yesterday.?? I was thrilled for Kelly and Derek that the weather held out since the weather reports for the weekend were not looking all that great.? The rain and thunderstorms stayed to the north while it was dry but humid in the city.? I met…

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Written by Melissa on August 23, 2009

Just One…

I had the trill of shooting a wedding in Brooklyn yesterday.? I have some many great photos to filter though, but for now I wanted to share a sweet one of this ultra stylish bride and her new hubby.? More later 😉


Written by Melissa on August 21, 2009

Almost The Grand Tour…

FINALLY! My office is open for business.? I had a couple delays in the process, but the doors are finally open to my Design Studio.? I was a ball of nerves tonight when I met with my clients for the first time, but all went great. Encase you missed it, I opened my new Design…

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Written by Melissa on August 19, 2009

Boys of Summer…

Today is was a day of enjoy what summer is all about, Tattoos and Baseball.? Just kidding, well….maybe about the tattoos part.? The boys and I had a fun guest over this afternoon and of course, there is nothing that makes a little boy happier than a little dino ink. And we finally had a…

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Written by Melissa on August 16, 2009

Babies Babies Babies…

For the 2nd day in the row, I was thrilled to get to shoot another newborn boy and his big sister.?? I originally photographed big sister when she was only weeks old, and today I got to visit her new home and meet her precious baby brother.?? It is weekends like this that I realize…

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Written by Melissa on August 15, 2009

A Fairy and Her Baby…

…brother that is.? I was so excited when friends of ours called to announce their 2nd baby had been born.? I couldn’t think of a more wonderful couple, so hubby and I are just beyond trilled for them.? Big sister, aka Little Miss Fairy, was beyond a doll.? I couldn’t get enough of her and…

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Written by Melissa on August 14, 2009

Just Enjoying A Summer Day…

With the rain being such a downer this summer, I wanted to brighten up the day a little.? The boys and I headed out this morning to a favorite spot in New Paltz, to catch some fresh blooming sunflowers.? I was feeling inspired after one of my favorite photog pals posted some great photos on…

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Written by Melissa on August 12, 2009

Custom Framing…

My framer, Tom Morano, just stopped by with 5 beautiful new frames for my new office over at Waddle n Swaddle.? He even surprised me with a new edging, it is so beautiful. ? Tom and I teamed up a little over? a year ago and co-designed a line of weathered like frames,? which are…

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Written by Melissa on August 10, 2009

The Sweetest Thing…

What a sweet little boy I had the privilege of photographing this weekend.? We were able to pull of our shoot on Sunday, between the morning and afternoon rain.?? Little Man “C” brought his Mommy and Daddy as well as he Grandma for some photos too.?? Him and his family made my job a dream…

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Written by Melissa on August 9, 2009

Yoga Momma…

This was such a fun shoot for me.? For a while now, I have had this metal image of taking photos of an expecting momma doing yoga.?? Last night I met with this expecting? yoga momma, who is not only the sweetest thing, but pretty limber considering she is due in just 3 weeks!? Best…

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Written by Melissa on August 8, 2009

At Least the Sky Was Pretty…

But the way the Red Sox? played at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night sure wasn’t.? Infact, I am sure my Yankee clients will never let me hear the end of it 😉 ? Hubby and some friends and I headed to the new ballpark in the Bronx for what is always going to be a…

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Written by Melissa on August 4, 2009

I’m Still Here…

Just enjoying some time with the kids and family.? We all know how busy summer’s can be with birthdays and enjoying the few sunny days we have. ? I took the past 2 weeks off to spend some quality time with the family time, hang with good friends as well as work on the transition…

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