Written by Melissa on July 26, 2010

Project 52…

Not sure I can call this Project 52 anymore.  More like project 8.  I give props to those who can keep up with Project 365, I am lucky to know what day it is sometimes.  This weekend I treated myself to a trip to Mohonk Mountain House.  If you live in the Hudson Valley, you…

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Written by Melissa on July 26, 2010

Monkey, Bear, and The Little Red Wagon…

It has been almost 2 years since I last met with this family, when little man “C” was about 6 months old.  Mommy and I have literally had this session planed for about 6 months now, and the day has finally come.  It has been been a long time in the waiting and probably only…

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Written by Melissa on July 23, 2010

Photo Feature…

A couple weeks back I photographed a wedding at The Club House at Patriot Hills.  A couple weeks after posting a sneak peek on my blog, one of their representatives gave me a ring and asked if they could use a couple of my photos on their new site.  Uh, YEAH!!!!   Just checked out their…

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Written by Melissa on July 21, 2010

Old Home Charm and Two English Setters…

This session was bitter sweet for me.  It was a great session, but also one of my last of the summer.  I not only loved this family but LOVED this families house.  It was an older home just full of character and charm.  You should have seen the size of the pocket doors!  It did…

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Written by Melissa on July 19, 2010

Little Lady Fairy…

It has been a couple of years since the last time I have seen little Miss “M.”  In fact the last time we met, I was pregnant then too.  Since I saw her last, she has shot up a foot and grew a long head of hair.  What has stayed the same  is those beautiful…

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Written by Melissa on July 16, 2010

Trash The Dress, Part 2…

Two brides+two looks= a lot of photos.  I had to split up the blog post due to the huge amount of photos I took, and the fact that I had some much fun going through them all.   My 2nd bride was so sweet and just a blast to work with.  She actually came in…

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Written by Melissa on July 14, 2010

Trash The Dress, Part 1…

So this was the big weekend in which we “Trashed The Dress.”  I can’t tell you how much fun this was.  Things moved so smoothly and some of the things that happened while shooting, only made the day even better.  I worked with a GREAT GREAT team this weekend and I can’t thank them enough…

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Written by Melissa on July 12, 2010

Gone Fishing…

Many of my clients call and book me out months in advance, just  like this family.  So when the day finally comes to meet, it is like meeting an old email pen pal.  When we talked back in February,  mom wanted to do a special shoot for dad that included one of his favorite past…

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Written by Melissa on July 10, 2010

Balloon Festival…

Last weekend I got up nice and early, on a Saturday morning no less,  to head over to the Walkway to catch a glimpse of the annual Dutchess County Balloon Festival.  It is always a question on whether or not they will launch and this morning, all of them did.  I would have loved it…

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Written by Melissa on July 9, 2010

My New Gallery…

I love helping my clients put together print and canvas galleries for their home.  I have some great tools and layouts that help my clients visualize how their images could look hanging on their walls, even before they are sent to the printer.   Well, hubby and I just celebrated our seven year itch anniversary so…

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Written by Melissa on July 6, 2010

Margaret & Scott, The Clubhouse at Patriot Hills Golf Club…

I am a little behind on posting this blog post from this fantastic wedding I shot last Saturday.  After I downloaded all the cards, holy photos!!!  It took me some time to weed through them all pick some of my favorites and I am not sure I included them all. I originally met Margaret and…

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