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Want to know what it’s like relocating my photography business across the country? In a word: chaotic. The COVID years have been difficult but incredibly transformative, and I spent the past two to three years really finding my footing with my business. I put in some serious work figuring out how to navigate being a […]

Relocating my photography business

Andrew and I got married!! Surprise! We’ve thought about an elopement since the very beginning – before we even got engaged, really. Ever since I got into lifestyle family photography I’ve been drawn to the sweet intimacy of a small wedding, and frankly Andrew’s already had a big, traditional wedding; this just felt right for […]

Our Elopement Story

Where to take family photos in Brooklyn, for every type of family

Maybe I’m biased, but Brooklyn is my favorite place in the world, especially when it comes to family photos. There’s an abundance of locations, both hidden gems and iconic landmarks, and you really can’t go wrong! And although I typically prefer in-home photo sessions, I get it, in the fall everyone wants to know where are […]

My favorite locations for outdoor family photos in Brooklyn

Must-have photos at every lifestyle newborn session

If you’re looking to hire a photographer, you may be wondering what the must-have newborn photos are. And while that’s a fair question, I have to say I don’t know that I have just one! For one thing, every family is different and even if I’ve photographed you 100 times, things are unpredictable (and kids […]

5 must-have newborn photos at every lifestyle shoot

A six-month-old baby girl lays on her back between her mom and dad on a blanket in Central Park for a lifestyle family photo shoot.

It’s no surprise that 2020 has made me rethink my workflow, but one thing that I’ve absolutely loved is being able to book the wildly underrated 6 month photo session. Newborn photo shoots in general have started to skew a little older, since many parents are preferring to wait until after vaccinations for me to […]

Why I love a 6 month photo session

If you’re anything like me, you want to be prepared for the apocalypse. And sometimes family photos feel like you’re preparing for the last big event on earth – I get it! But the key word there is *want*. You want everyone to look good, and to be happy, and to thwart any meltdown that […]

10 things I bring to every photo shoot (and the one thing you should pack!)

Preparing for an in-home photo shoot can be stressful. I fully understand that! You want to make sure things look clean and tidy. I mean you’re inviting a stranger into your home and using it as the backdrop to the photos that you want to hang on your walls and print in albums and pass […]

How to prep for your in-home session

The gorgeous beach minimalist living room with a white couch, sage green rug, and built in bookshelves with beachy decor

Three of my best girlfriends and I drove out to Charlestown, Rhode Island for a long weekend that will go down in history as one of the greatest girls trips ever – we’re talking cheese boards and wine and dancing in our pajamas! Our goal was to have a cheap, relaxing, and COVID-safe trip, and […]

Girls weekend in the cutest Rhode Island beach town

Family photos can still be taken during the pandemic, with the right safety precautions

I can’t believe it’s been one year! One year since we first heard about Coronavirus. One year since we packed away our jeans and makeup and traded them for sweatpants and masks. One year since we started homeschooling and virtual learning and ripping our hair out. I mean one year ago I hadn’t even heard […]

One year of photography in a pandemic

When you decide you want photos taken and start searching for a photographer, you’ll probably come across terms like: lifestyle, documentary, photojournalistic – but what do these even mean?? Well have I got you covered! I’m going to break down the different styles and terminology so you can find the perfect photographer for you. We’ll […]

What the heck is lifestyle photography, anyway?

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