Written by Melissa on January 17, 2014

Shake It Like A Polaroid Picture, Hudson Valley Photographer

Shake it, Shake it, Shake it like a Polaroid picture!!  New blogsite = new giveaway!!!! I’m giving away a polaorid camera because they area awesome.  And since everyone hates Mondays, I’m going to make it a little happier by running this contest from Friday till Monday night. Have fun and share on!!   a Rafflecopter…

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Written by Melissa on January 15, 2014

ALL NEW BLOGSITE!!!

Welcome to the new and improved Surpirse Photography Blogsite. It has been a LONG time in the making and our rebranding process has finally hit the finish line! I have a backlog of client sessions and weddings to post and share. I thank you for stopping by and please be sure to check back for…

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Written by Melissa on November 22, 2013

FLASH SALE!!

Deck your walls lots of canvas, Fa la la la la la la la la Be sure to get in on this flash sale, PERFECT for the holidays.  Sale ends tomorrow at 11:59pm.  Pre-purchase your 20×30 gallery wrap and you have till December 31st to place your order.  Click on the photo to link to…

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Written by Melissa on February 4, 2013

3,000 Fan Celebration Giveaway!!

  I am so grateful for the love and support we have received on our Facebook Fan Page.  We have reached a milestone of 3,000 fans and want to celebrate by giving something back.  One lucky winner will be drawn at random to win this fabulous 8×10 Organic Bloom frame.  All you have to do…

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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)    


Written by Melissa on December 6, 2012

Hidden In The Woods, Hudson Valley Newborn Photographer….

  When I pulled into the driveway of this house, there was a big fabulous basset hound waiting to greet me.  I almost just threw him in my car and called it a day, he was SOOOOOOOO cute.  Normally I am all over the babies, but I couldn’t get enough of the dogs.  Eventually the…

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Written by Melissa on February 12, 2012

Devon and Mark, Hudson Valley Wedding Photographer…

  Taking a look back to last fall, I met up with one of my fabulous couples for an engagement shoot.  It was a wonderful evening on the Hudson with amazing light.  We had some play time with their children, the furry and fluffy ones, and then off to the Walkway.  And lets talk about…

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Written by Melissa on January 10, 2011

Surprise Photography, Best of 2010

Digging through my three different hard drives, I 1) can’t believe how fast this year went by and 2) feel so luck to have had such a wonderful year. Each year seems to get bigger and better, I hope this never ends. I am so lucky to have had such a wonderful group of clients…

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Written by Melissa on September 27, 2010

Katrina and Luis, E-Shoot…

Whenever I go out to shoot, or am planning an up coming shoot, I love looking for fresh new grounds. I always have my eye out, scouting for future reference.  I do repeat shoots at fun locations, but once a spot becomes overused, I get bored and tend to avoid it like the plague.  Last…

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Written by Melissa on November 22, 2009

Margaret & Scott-Engaged…

I was a lucky gal to spend the afternoon with a  super sweet, young couple in love.  I swear I could see little hearts in the specks of their eyes.  We were originally set to shoot at the Poughkeepsie Train station main entrance, but big orange barriers and construction put a stop to that.  Lucky…

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Written by Melissa on June 4, 2009

Fab New Album…

I don’t know who is more of my BFF, the UPS man or FedEx Man. Well, FedEx man came in first this week when he brought this beautiful treasure my way.? A fab new album from a recent couples shoot.? So loving it. If you think this looks fab online, wait till you see it…

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Written by Melissa on April 18, 2009

The Riley Factor…

Little miss has been a favorite subject of mine for a long time.? As much as I LOVE taking her photo, since she is an absolute doll, I thought today was a great day to focus on Mommy and Daddy.? We all love to decorate our home of our children, but we we tend to…

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