Written by Melissa on March 29, 2010

Brother and Sisterly Love…

This past weekend I got to meet up with this sweet dynamic duo.  Mom and I got a little nervous since it was a wee bit chilly outside and how the kids would handle it.  Luckily we found a great in door space to shoot some pictures and then headed to the great outdoors.  These…

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Written by Melissa on March 27, 2010

Mr. Tiny…

A few weeks ago you may remember my shoot Maternity On Main Street, well here is the grand debut of baby “E. ”  He was actually born days after we took pictures of his parents, making him a tad bit early.  Unfortunately I wasn’t able to meet him at the hospital but I finally got…

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Written by Melissa on March 26, 2010

Feature On Best Hudson Valley Weddings Ever…

Last summer I finally started shooting weddings.  I did a small handful of beautiful events from the Bronx, all the way  up  to Boston.   This past week, one of my summer weddings was featured on Best Hudson Valley Weddings Ever!  I was thrilled they picked one of my weddings to feature on my blog.  I…

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Written by Melissa on March 24, 2010

Celebrity Waiter’s Brunch…

This past Sunday, The Grandview hosted The Celebrity Waiter’s Brunch,  a fundraiser for the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum.  It was a great success with about 150 people in attendance, including 2 of my guests that won tickets on my blog giveaway.  The brunch featured 16 Celebrity Waiters that included the Mayor of Poughkeepsie as well as…

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Written by Melissa on March 22, 2010

Can’t Get Enough…

A little over a month ago, I was privileged to meet with this “Lovely Little Lady.”   This past weekend I returned to her home to continue  documenting her sweet young life.  We got down on the floor, played some blocks and chilled with the cat.  We did venture outside since it was beyond beautiful outside, …

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Written by Melissa on March 16, 2010

Split Canvas…

A couple months back I had the pleasure to work with Beth of Elizabeth Boutique, one of my favorite shopping places in Poughkeepsie, and her siblings.  We shot at one of my favorite locations in the City of Poughkeepsie, which I will keep a secret (wink wink).   I always wanted to introduce split canvases, 1…

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Written by Melissa on March 11, 2010

Celebrity Waiter’s Dinner…

Surprise Photography has signed up as the official photographer of the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum’s Celebrity Waiter’s Brunch.   With this honor, I have been given two tickets, a $150 value and I want to give them to you.  Here are the event details: Sunday, March 21, 2010 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM The Grandview 176 Rinaldi…

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Written by Melissa on March 11, 2010

What’s In The Box?…

For one of my brides, it is the ultimate keepsake, her wedding album.  Fresh off the presses, this beautiful album arrived on my door step this afternoon.  All my wedding albums are done flush mount style, meaning no loss in the crease.  There are a plethora of album cover options to choose from, including leather…

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Written by Melissa on March 10, 2010

Project 52…

After two weeks of straight travel, it is time for  a little catch up with Project 52.  This weeks assignment was food.  Now, I never really had a thing for cupcakes until my 2nd pregnancy.  For the first 3 months I felt awful and didn’t want to eat a thing.  Finally after weeks of feeling…

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Written by Melissa on March 6, 2010

Maternity On Main Street…

Today I had the pleasure of photographing one of the cutest and kindest couples, I have had the pleasure to work with.  As you can see, they are expecting a precious little baby in just a few short weeks. I met this couple a few weeks back at my office, and we just hit it…

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Written by Melissa on March 5, 2010

Happiest Place On Earth…

Now that Brayden is almost 5 and Kieran is 2,  hubby and I thought they were at the perfect age and it to actually enjoy a trip to Disney World.  Next year Brayden will be off to Kindergarten and that means traveling during school vacation breaks, which I am so not a fan of.  Our…

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Written by Melissa on March 2, 2010

A Little Vacation…

The time was right for us to take the family on a nice little vacation to Disney.  Was I sad to miss the major snow storm of 2010, NO!   Now we are back and I have a pile of emails to sort out and phone calls to return.  I also have about 1000 vacation…

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