Written by Melissa on December 28, 2009

Santa Baby…

I had the pleasure of documenting the arrival of this Christmas baby, when I photographed mommy’s maternity photos as well as the baby at the hospital just hours after he was born.  One of my favorite shoots is newborns at the hospital, it is such a fresh and real look at the arrival of a…

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Written by Melissa on December 23, 2009

Merry Christmas…

From my family to yours, have a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!


Written by Melissa on December 21, 2009

And The Winners Are…

Thanks to the 100 or so of you who entered my “Favorite Things” contest.  I can’t wait to do it again next year, bigger and better.  Congrats to the winners, if you haven’t  already seen your name on my Facebook Fan Page, here is a nice surprise:


Written by Melissa on December 13, 2009

Giving Is Awesome, Part II…

So, you heard about Giving is Awesome.  The premise is simple: think of someone you know who deserves custom photography but can’t afford it.  Nominate them  to win it.  Enjoy the warm fuzzy feeling you brought to the world.   Last year, Giving Is Awesome had over 500 photographers give away $500,000 in gifts.  Pretty sweet…

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Written by Melissa on December 10, 2009

Itty Bitty Boy, Well…

Well, mom may say otherwise.  He comes in at 9lbs, 2ozs.  I LOVE LOVE LOVE to go to the hospital to photograph newborn babies. It is one of my favorite things to do.   My blog stakers might reconzine momma from a couple week or so back when we did her maternity photos.  I also photographed…

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Written by Melissa on December 8, 2009

Here Are A Few Of My Favorite Things, And I Am Giving Them Away!

No, I am not applying for Oprah’s job, but she has inspired me to create a list of my favorite things and share them with others.  Sorry, no cars or Black Berry’s 🙂 Still wanna win???  Those who sign the blog by December 18th will be put into a drawing and could possibly win some…

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Written by Melissa on December 6, 2009

Oh Christmas Tree…

I am not a fan of snow, in fact one year ago today I was sticking my toes in the sand of Kauai’s beaches, escaping the New York December weather. But I have to say, the snow on the ground from yesterdays fall, made for a nice ambiance to our Christmas tree selection process.   I…

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Written by Melissa on December 2, 2009

Isn’t She Lovely…

Here is one of my favorite mommas.   The last time I photographed her, was last spring when she had her son.  Surprise!! no pun intended, we are back and days away from baby #3.   This session was totally planned last minute and I am so glad we were able to do it.  I can’t wait…

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