Written by Melissa on November 23, 2010

West Point, Orange County Family Photographer…

Last week I had the privilege of not only meeting this very smart little boy and his parents, but visiting  the West Point Campus as well.  I shot here a month ago with a wedding, but I really didn’t get to take the time to really take it all in. When you come on to…

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Written by Melissa on November 22, 2010

Little Peanut…

I was beginning to think this shoot was never going to happen.  Our original session date got rained out, our 2nd date, rained out. On our third date, the skies were beyond blue, but the wind was so fierce we had to end early.  On our fourth date, it started to sprinkle as I pulled…

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Written by Melissa on November 21, 2010

Return of Curly Sue…

This is the 3rd time I have photographed this super sweetie.  For those of you who have been to my studio lately, might recognize her from one of my studio samples.  One thing is a little bit different this time around, the curls are gone.  Sadly, she outgrew them. Not that it matters, she is…

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Written by Melissa on November 19, 2010

Baby Beech Tree…

I was excited when I got a phone call from a dad to be who wanted to buy a special gift for his wife for her birthday.  He had been referred to me by a friend, for my “Welcoming Me” collection.  As we were talking on the phone, I found out he was the owner…

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Written by Melissa on November 17, 2010

Hudson Valley Magazine…

Recently a doula friend of mine, Sandy Trimarchi,  was interviewed by Hudson Valley Magazine for an article on “Hudson Valley Salaries 2010.”   She called me up and asked me if I wouldn’t mind shooting her photo for the article.  Hummmmm, YAY!!! Of course this was all done very last minutes so we were scrambling  to…

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Written by Melissa on November 9, 2010

Over the River and Through The Woods…

This past weekend I met up with this beautiful family of four on the grounds of their family estate.   The grounds were just gorgeous, there was no questioning why mom and dad got married there 5 years ago.  Sometimes when at such a beautiful location, a photographers mind can go into creative overload.  You want…

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Written by Melissa on November 6, 2010

Kieran…

Today my baby turns 3 years old.  He is the craziest and funniest little dude I know.  He is he life of the party and Mr. Adventure.  How we have not been to the emegency room yet, is beyond me. I love you little man, I hope you have a wonderful birthday!


Written by Melissa on November 4, 2010

Sistas…

Back to one of my favorite little towns to meet two beautiful sisters.  There was more a chill in the air with this trip, so yes, Cold Spring was cold.  Although the temperature was a bit low, the energy in these girls was high.  They were ready for some camera action and really hammed it…

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Written by Melissa on November 2, 2010

My Little Pear…

The leaves are beginning to drop to the ground, but luckily we were still able to capture the beauty of fall this weekend when I met up with little “D” and his family.  Normally we end shoots with a snack break, but we began this one with a pear break.  A lot of parents like…

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