Written by Melissa on January 24, 2013

My Favorite People, Hudson Valley Family Photographer…

  This family is amongst some of my favorite people ever, yes ever.   To know them is to love them.  In fact, I think it is against human nature not to love them.  I have been photographing this family since my day one.  Spencer was 7 months old the first time I laid eyes on…

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Written by Melissa on January 23, 2013

All American Family, Hudson Valley Family Photographer…

  Many photographers see a particular family and are like, ” I would just love to camera on that family.” For me,  this is “that” family.  I have been waiting for years to get my camera and finally, the session came.  And I couldn’t have been happier with my day.  Big sis was a ball…

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Written by Melissa on January 22, 2013

Garden Baby, Hudson Valley Newborn Photographer…

  I’m freezing today but looking back at this newborn shoot make me warm, fuzzy and longing for the spring.  Mommy is  a landscape designer and owns Bloom Landscaping, so I had FUN photographing in their beautiful yard.



Written by Melissa on January 15, 2013

Lady In Red, Hudson Valley Family Photographer…

  This was my first time photographing this little sweetie and it was a pure dream.  I had a wonderful morning with this family in one of my favorite towns, Rhinebeck, playing in the leaves.  I’m also excited to see the wall display we put together so hopefully I will get pictures of that soon!…

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Written by Melissa on January 15, 2013

Couch In The Yard, Oh Sure, Hudson Valley Family Photographer…

  I love photographing this family, I look forward to it every year. This year I thought let’s try something different, “mind if we drag a couch to the back field” I asked.  “Oh sure,” they said.    I figure Momma and I are both crossfitters, we could handle the task, but the gents at the…

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Written by Melissa on January 13, 2013

Farewell…

  This has been a very difficult year for some of my dearest friends.  For the last 14 months my friend and neighbor Andrew has been battling non hodgkins lymphoma and on January 4th, 2013 we lost him to this terrible disease.  My heart is completely broken for my friend Linda and her boys.  We…

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Written by Melissa on January 3, 2013

2012 Year In Review, Hudson Valley Photographer…

  Each year I take a look back at all some of my favorite images from each session throughout the year. Take a seat, sit back and enjoy!  (Be sure to switch quality to highest available)