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If you are looking for the perfect spot to do your engagement session in the Hudson Valley, then we need to talk about Vanderbilt Historic Mansion in Hyde Park. It is one of my favorite places to suggest, and always at the top of my list. From the gorgeous bridge you cross on the way […]

Soon after Alina and Gary booked me to photograph their wedding, we started planning their engagement session. Like most of my couples, they asked for location recommendations. Of course I had to include Elizabeth Park in West Hartford. It is one of best spots for an engagement session in Connecticut for any season. A few […]

tods-point-engagement

With Lexi and Steve’s June wedding quickly approaching (hopefully!) I thought it was time to get them on my blog. This past November, I met them over at Tod’s Point in Old Greenwich for their engagement session. Tod’s Point is usually only open to pass holders during peak season. But it was a spot that […]

A few weeks before the United States exploded with a coronavirus outbreak, Bethany had reached out to me. She was looking for a photographer for a last minute elopement. They already had planned to wed this May in Oregon, but knowing that they were soon moving to NYC, it felt right to get married here. […]

My 2020 season started with a January engagement session at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York. This victorian castle is nestled on the Shawangunk Ridge on lake mohonk. Rachael contacted me in early January wanting to set up an engagement session for her and her fiance, Jose. They have been doing a long […]

engagement session in Sherwood Island State Park

Let me start by saying Congratulations on your engagement! I can only assume you’ve stumbled across this little blog post because you are newly engaged and you’re wondering “What do we do next”?! I am going to breakdown an engagement session an answer why I think every couple would benefit from an engagement session of […]

tree farm engagement session in shelton ct

Back in November I participated in a Holiday Giveaway with some fellow industry creatives. I gifted a mini session of the winner’s choice. Lauren was our winner (yay Lauren!) and wasn’t really sure what she wanted to do. Both her and her fiance had never done professional photos before, so it was all a little new to them.

Late June, I met Janelle and Sam at Elizabeth Park in Hartford, Connecticut for their engagement session. In my opinion, this is one of the best times of the year to visit Elizabeth Park. In the famous Rose Garden there are rows and rows of arches covered in heirloom climbing roses. The arched rows lead […]