Written by Melissa on October 31, 2010

Weekend of “Classics” Continues…

My second “Classic” shoot was with one of my favorite families that I have been photographing for 4 years.  I can remember the first phone call I had with mommy back before we did our first shoot.  We were both new mommies and having to deal with having to go back to work and leaving…

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Written by Melissa on October 29, 2010

Classic Weekend…

Last weekend was the weekend of “Classics.”  Both families I photographed, have been with me for the past several years.  This little sweetie was one of my very first sessions after my son Kieran was born and I have seen her every year after that.  Now that I think about it, I might have to…

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Written by Melissa on October 26, 2010

Maureen and Kierran’s Wedding, Milford, Connecticut…

I went to school in New Haven, and still consider it one of my homes.  Although I no longer do what I went to school for, I wouldn’t trade my years there for nothing.  While in school I earned my keep by working for Outback Steakhouse in Orange.  I met some of the best people…

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Written by Melissa on October 23, 2010

We Meet Just In Time…

Mommy and I were playing phone and email tag just before this sweet thing was born.  Finally, we had human communication just after little “L.B” came into this world.  Although my weeks during this time of year are beyond hectic, I cannot resist newborn and I was excited to get her in within my 12…

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Written by Melissa on October 23, 2010

Amber and Graham’s Wedding, 10-10-10…

It should be wrong to have as much fun as I had shooting this wedding, and get paid for it.  I worked with a very talented second shooter, DJ, and my favorite videographer crew.  It was like a mini reunion for me walking in the front door of the bridal location, since I have photographed…

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Written by Melissa on October 19, 2010

Tick Tock, Tick Tock..

Any day now I am expecting a phone call from this awesome couple telling me they are on their way to bring their first baby into this world. Well, maybe I should correct myself, their first human baby.  As you can see they brought one of their four legged babies with them to their maternity…

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Written by Melissa on October 18, 2010

My Secret Barn…

I can’t claim finding this location since one of my previous clients brought me here, but I will not release its location.  It is a small, sweet little spot that is well hidden and I’m not sure I want to share it with others (wink wink).   When I met here with this family, mom and…

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Written by Melissa on October 15, 2010

More Cow Bell…

Amber and Graham are married!!!  More photos, and lots of cow bell, to come…


Written by Melissa on October 15, 2010

Jennifer and Mike, E-Session…

From the moment Jenn and I talked on the phone to discuss her upcoming wedding, we hit it right off.  We were joking, laughing, and chatting like old friends. So of course I was thrilled when they booked me for their 2011 wedding.  Engagement sessions are great in the sense that you both get to…

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Written by Melissa on October 12, 2010

My Favorites Together…

Here are a few of my favorites things together in one place, Main Street Cold Spring and these two kiddies.  Many of you who follow my blog or have been to Waddle n Swaddle, probably recognize these two.  They have been on my blog I don’t know how many times and are featured in many…

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Written by Melissa on October 8, 2010

Mr. New Jersey…

Yes, I am not on top of my blog game like I normally am.  I have a great excuse, boys, boys, a side of more boys, topped of with  October,  my busiest month of the year.  With 3 kids wanting my attention, my limited time is getting stretched even more thin, forcing late nights for…

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Written by Melissa on October 7, 2010

Shhh, Don’t Tell Dad…

I do a lot of “don’t tell dad” shoots, I might have to add them to my price list.  Last weekend I met up these sweet kids and their dog at Lawerence Farms down in Newburgh. They told dad they were going to the Vet.  I do have to thank Lawrence Farms for allowing this…

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Written by Melissa on October 4, 2010

For The Holidays, Ornament Cards…

New this holiday season, ornament cards.  For those who like something a little bit different and are trying to upstage their holiday card from the year before. These cards are 5×5 round and are printed on a fine art linen paper.  Holiday sessions are fully booked, but these cards will be available as announcements, save…

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Written by Melissa on October 2, 2010

A Girl and Her Dogs…

It is truly and honor to be asked to photograph special moments and times in people’s lives.  It is even a bigger honor when they come back year after year. One of my favorites is photographing my previous newborns, for their first birthday. It is like watching my babies grow.  Last year I met this…

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Written by Melissa on October 1, 2010

Happy Anniversary Walkway Over The Hudson…

This weekend we commemorate the  Grand Opening of the Walkway Over The Hudson.  I was very lucky to be an invited  to photograph this event as well as several others over the opening weekend.  One of my favorite shots is actually of the Mid Hudson Bridge, taken from the Walkway the night of the Illuminations…

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