As I was going through my photos from the past year, I realized just how many photos I have from our weekly visit to Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture in Tarrytown, New York, though I suppose it shouldn’t surprise me as we so enjoy the countless hours we spend at this special place. […]

While I generally do not blog mini sessions, I knew I would need to bend that rule as soon as these fall family mini session scans landed in my inbox. This was my second year capturing images for this wonderful family and, if you can’t tell from the photos, their little girl is brimming with […]

Have you read about people declaring a word or theme for themselves in the new year? I always thought it was a brilliant idea, but never really took the time to sit down and figure out my own word. And I honestly had not expected to do so for 2018 until I sat and reviewed […]

December, as always, was a whirlwind of a month. Despite our best efforts to simplify the season as much as possible and to embrace a season of chaos, knowing that a season of quiet and simplicity was just around the corner, we still felt rather drained at the end of the month. But there were […]

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