Written by Melissa on September 18, 2012

Mother’s Day Mini, Hudson Valley Family Photographer…

  Only once a year do I offer mini sessions and that is for Mother’s Day.  A portion of the proceeds are normally donated to a large charity, however this year after several charity scandals, it brought to light where the donated money was going.  So this year I decided to keep it local and…

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Written by Melissa on September 18, 2012

In Bloom, Hudson Valley Family Photographer…

  There are only a couple weeks a year we get to enjoy the beautiful white flowers  that bloom on the campus of Vassar College, so when they do you have to run at the change to shoot there.  This is my 2nd go around with this family.  The first shoot was a surprise for…

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Written by Melissa on September 18, 2012

Cousins/Sisters, Hudson Valley Children Photographer…

  Recently I was invited to join two sisters and their minis for a morning in the garden. Being that these cousins live on opposite ends of the coast from one another, it was a special treat to watch these two dolls play together.  Needless to say, the camera loved them and they loved the…

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Written by Melissa on September 17, 2012

At Home With Baby “M,” Hudson Valley Newborn Photographer…

  I pretty much offered mommy a job on the spot.  Baby “M” was pretty awake and she wanted a shot of baby in the bucket, not an easy to do with an awake baby. She tells me,  “give me a couple minutes.”  Within 5 minutes that baby was out!  Pretty impressive baby sleeping skills. …

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Written by Melissa on September 17, 2012

Welcome Baby Boy “M,” Hudson Valley Newborn Photographer…

  I should know everyone at Vassar Brother’s Hospital for as much time as I spent there the past couple of months.  24 hours young is one of my favorite sessions because I get to experience new love, the love between a parent and their baby.  You never know how much you love someone until…

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Written by Melissa on September 17, 2012

Weclome Baby “O,” Hudson Valley Newborn Photographer…

  What an great morning I had with Baby “O,” his brother and parents.  Some of my favorite newborn photos.  The top photo was taken when baby “O” was snoozing away and as I was picking up some blankets off the floors, I looked at him and just loved how the light just glistened off…

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Written by Melissa on September 17, 2012

Just A Tad Early, Hudson Valley Newborn Photographer….

  You can imagine my slight panic when I was across the county, happen to check Facebook and see that one of my clients had had her baby early.  Fresh off a red eye plane and a 2 hour drive home, I headed to the hospital just before this little guy was released to go…

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Written by Melissa on September 17, 2012

And Baby Makes Three, Hudson Valley Maternity Photographer…

  I had the joy of once again teaming up with this beautiful family to document the welcoming of their new baby boy.   When mommy mentioned shooting at the CIA I thought, yeah I can convince the pregnant lady to go get fresh cupcakes with me.  I was so excited to finally get to the…

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