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Karrie & Trevor’s Bake Oven Knob Sunrise Engagement Session

January 16, 2020

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Whew! It has been a hot minute friends… I feel like I open all of my blog posts that way. For real though. I keep trying to blog more I really do but when the inspiration isn’t there I try not to force it… Just keeping it real. Well 2019 FLEW by I’ll just say […]

Lindsey and Steven’s Greystone Farm Wedding

December 1, 2019

Wow friends, Where in the world did November go? Does anyone else feel that way? I swear it was just October and but yet Thanksgiving was yesterday… Wow. Well lets just say November was an absolute blur but I’m too pumped for Christmas and cozy season. There’s just something about this time of year, the […]

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Grey stone farm wedding

What No One Told Us about Marriage

October 22, 2019

So I thought I would take this little opportunity to use this lovely blogging platform to talk about the first 2 months of marriage and what no one told us… Vincent and I got married on August 5th, 2019 and to our surprise… It was the best day ever.   Story time. Pre-wedding when people […]

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Me kissing my husband Vincent

Vanessa and Brandon’s Engagement session

October 22, 2019

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Hey friends, So it’s been a minute… Story of my life. So new marriage, full time work, and small business was a lot more than I originally anticipated. It’s amazing, really, and I’m not trying to sound complain-y it’s just busy! I’ve been loving this fall weather-something about this season makes me feel like life […]

Liz and Eric’s Beach Engagement session

August 28, 2019

So friends it has been a minute! Wow, a whirlwind of a year so far! I feel like I blinked and it’s almost September already!? WHAT? BRING ON THE PUMPKIN SPICE! I’m so pumped for all the fall smells and crispy air.   Anyways, here is a look at the most recent engagement shoot I […]

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Coffee Shops in Allentown Pennsylvania

July 30, 2019

So, anyone who knows me knows I LOVE COFFEE!! Don’t get me wrong, I love Starbucks, there’s just something about independent coffee shops and the different environments they provide! So, while this is not a complete list I will mention the ones I absolutely love and I think are worth the trip! Also, let me […]

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What To Do Before a Session

January 27, 2019

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One of the biggest keys to a successful session is ensuring that it is a fun, joyful, and stress-free experience! Obviously since we are all imperfect human beings there are things that could go terribly wrong at any given second during a session.  My hope is that this post will help you prepare for whatever […]

Smith Family Christmas Pictures

December 5, 2018

On Tuesday, November 20th I had the opportunity to take pictures of the Smith family.  I work with Amanda and a few weeks prior she had asked me if I would be willing to take pictures of her sweet family while Josh was home for the Thanksgiving week.  I was so for it and we […]

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Abi & Casey’s Christmas Family Session

November 29, 2018

On November 17th, 2018 I had the opportunity to photograph Abi & Casey Hoffman and miss Kona! Abi approached me at work a few weeks prior and wanted some Christmas pictures for Christmas cards. I obviously was all about it!! So, that week on Thursday, Eastern Pennsylvania got DUMPED with snow. It was absolutely insane. […]

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Romee & Rajiv’s Engagement Session

November 21, 2018

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YOU GUYS!! THIS COUPLE AND THESE PICTURES!! I’m OBSESSED!!   Okay, rant over… but no, really #goals. Romee reached out to me in August about fall engagement pictures.  Romee and her fiancé, Rajiv live in New York City and Romee’s parents live here, in the Lehigh Valley.  Coordinating a time that worked for both of […]