Written by Melissa on September 26, 2011

Friend of A Friend, Hudson Valley Family Photographer…

  I met this family through the referral of a mutual friend.  I have been photographing a couple of mom’s friends for years, and finally she has joined the SP club!  An afternoon with a couple of brothers, that is something I can handle.  I have to give the boys a lot of credit, we…

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Written by Melissa on September 25, 2011

Hello Again, Hudson Valley Child Photographer…

  I absolutely love it when my clients bring back my newborns so I can see how they have grown up.  Whether it is one or two years later, it is such a joy to watch them grow.  This little sweetie kept me on the move and even put on a little piano show.  If…

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Written by Melissa on September 24, 2011

Lauren & Scott Are Married, New Jersey Wedding Photographer…

  You might remember this beautiful couple from their engagement shoot at the Brooklyn Bridge earlier this year.  Well, only months later they were married in a beautiful, multi-faith ceremony in East Hanover, NJ.  The bride was just stunning, resembling Carrie Underwood, in her Enzoani dress and hot red shoes. This couple did their first…

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Written by Melissa on September 19, 2011

Calm Before The Storm, Hudson Valley Maternity Photographer…

  Two nights before the big storm hit, I got to enjoy a wonderful evening with this family to be. We hit up the CIA but there were no cupcakes or Anthony Bourdain in sight.  Apparently we missed the closing of the cafe by like 2o minutes. Like seriously,  don’t mess with a pregnant lady…

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Written by Melissa on September 18, 2011

Tree Hugger, Orange County Newborn Photographer…

  The weather was perfect this afternoon when we photographed this sweet little boy.   We drew a bit of  a crowd while outside getting little Mr. comfy on the fur.  Apparently it isn’t everyday you see a baby on a tree stump  LOL!  


Written by Melissa on September 16, 2011

Hudson Valley Magazine, {Part 2}

  Part 2 of my shoot with Hudson Valley Magazine.  The editors found a gem of a location when they discovered Darkside Records and Gallery.  Locate on Main Street, Poughkeepsie, this place is a must see for any music lover.  I also bought a dinosaur print off the wall for Brayden’s birthday. Clothes By: Elizabeth…

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Written by Melissa on September 11, 2011

Bridal Baby, Hudson Valley Maternity Photographer…

  Yes, my first post wedding baby!!!   When I photographed this couples wedding, I was 8 months pregnant with Clinton.  Now here we are, and rolls are reversed.  And anyone who knows this couple, knows they will ROCK parenthood and I am sure baby will be a really cute one.  We will see very soon! …

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Written by Melissa on September 11, 2011

Love These Kids, Dutchess County Children Photographer…

  This isn’t my first run with this crew.  We have a history that goes way back.  But the last time was when little man was born, and that was the day I discovered the Knapp Sack.  We were able to dodge a rain storm that day, of course when didn’t it rain in August?…

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Written by Melissa on September 9, 2011

Tiny Belly, Tiny Baby, Orange County Newborn Photographer….

  If you recall, I photographed these parents to be a couple weeks back.  She had the tiniest and cutest baby belly ever.  Now, little man is here and he is just a sweet as can be. I can’t get enough of little hands, little toes, and that little nose.


Written by Melissa on September 8, 2011

Baby “N,” Hudson Valley Newborn Photographer…

  This is the last shoot in our series of 3, with with baby “N,” and our journey of documenting his welcoming  into this world.  I truly hope this is not the last of our visits since he is just the sweetest little thing, plus I can’t get enough of his mommy.  Our emails going…

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Written by Melissa on September 8, 2011

Editorial, Hudson Valley Fashion Photographer {Part 1}…

  Ummm, holy dream come true, shooting the Fall Fashion Preview for Hudson Valley Magazine.  This was my first editorial and what an honor of it be included with this talented team, including my girls from Bella Luci Salon. I will admit, the night before I was so nervous I could barely sleep.  It didn’t…

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Written by Melissa on September 7, 2011

Return of My Favorite Redhead, Hudson Valley Child Photographer…

  So yes, major set backs over here thanks to Miss Irene and the stealing of my power for WAY too long.  I am defiantly not a contestant for SURVIVOR.  I can’t even deal with having no access to the outside world or the internet. Yes, I love my modern technology. A couple weeks ago,…

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