Monday, March 18, 2019

Tina + Mike • The Olde Mill Inn Wedding • New Jersey Wedding Photographer

Tina and Mike tied the knot during a beautiful ceremony at The Assumption Of The Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Morristown last September. They celebrated becoming Mr. & Mrs. with their family and friends at The Olde Mill Inn.

I had the pleasure of photographing Tina and Mike's wedding day alongside Jennifer Larsen Photography.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Katie + Tim • Brooklyn Engagement Session • New York Wedding Photographer

Oh my, did I love photographing Katie and Tim! They were so natural in front of the camera and there were so many genuine smiles and poses I felt like I was a paparazzo following two love birds on a date ;-)

It was my first time shooting in Dumbo and I absolutely loved all the views, cobblestone streets, jetties, and I enjoyed exploring cute little corners and hidden spots in this unique part of Brooklyn with Katie and Tim.


Katie and Tim met in May 2013 through and online dating website. They both lived in Brooklyn at the time. Their first date was at a Thai restaurant in Brooklyn, where they ate and chatted for hours.


From the Couple: 
'It was the day after the NYC Marathon 2017. Timothy woke up at 6am with the excuse that his "legs hurt" and wanted to go walk around Central Park. It has become our tradition that we take the day after the marathon off from work to roam around NYC and relax. So, by 6:30am, we were walking into Central Park. We should mention that Timothy asked no less than 3 times if we should stop to get a snack or a coffee because Katlynn, without fail, is "starving" pretty much all the time. Due to the weather being less than ideal and misting with rain, we had the majority of the park to ourselves when we came upon Bow Bridge. Katlynn was taking pictures when she was tapped on the shoulder and annoyingly yelled "WHAT!" Annoyingly, because by this point (30 minutes after entering the park) her "hanger" was full blown and the only snack she had found in her purse was a pack of golden raisins. She turned around to find Timothy on one knee. To this day, we cannot see golden raisins and keep a straight face.'

In their free time, Katie and Tim enjoy trying new restaurants and craft breweries and have a passion for traveling.
Katie loves Tim's drive and ambition which inspire her to be a better person and to never lose sight of her goals, personal and professional.
Tim loves Katie's fun personality and how he is able to be completely open and silly with her, and not have to take everything too seriously.

I am so excited to photograph their wedding this September!
Congratulations, Katie + Tim!

Friday, March 1, 2019

Samantha is 7!!!

Wow! That was fast! And what a year it was for my baby girl!
She seems to have grown so much in the past 12 months. 
Mature beyond her age! She’s no longer interested in little kid shows or little kid toys. No more Barbies and doll houses! 😞 She’s now into chapter books, tween shows and basketball.  

She loves school and learning new things. 
She has become an awesome reader (4th grade level!), and her favorite chapter books are: "Junie B. Jones", "Amelia Bedelia", and "Who Was...?" (she is currently reading “Who was Walt Disney?” - go figure 😉

 She loves to travel and visit new places, and was beyond excited about our trip to Poland to see her babcia (grandma) and dziadek (grandpa) last summer. She and her brother, Jack, are still talking about the trip and cannot wait to go back. But Disney trip first!

Her independence is admirable. I don’t think she needs us, her parents, anymore! She makes her own breakfast, gets dressed and packs her backpack in the morning. But yet, I love how she still wants me to hold her hand while walking to the bus, or lay down with her before she falls asleep. I am cherishing these moments and wishing time could slow down a little.

Samantha’s excitement was difficult to contain when her first tooth started to wiggle! She couldn’t wait till it finally fell out. Followed by another one and one that’s been loose for a few weeks now. Ugh, it seems like they just came out! Why is this happening so fast?? 😩

She loves helping with house chores, empty the dishwasher, clean the kitchen table, or vacuum the floor. 
Yet she cannot keep a clean room for the life of her! Her bedroom floor is littered with art supplies, markers, shreds of papers, and clothes she doesn’t seem to know how to put away!  I blame it on her creative side because it must be hard to be creative and tidy all the time.

Her laughter is infectious and her sense of humor super silly. She’s clumsy and trips over invisible objects 🙈 but coordinated enough to dance and play sports! She’s strong willed, determined and persistent! 

There are no words to express how much we love this little human! We are so proud of  her and all her accomplishments. She continues to amaze us with her brilliance, and we cannot imagine our lives without her! After all, she made us mom and dad! 

Happy Birthday, Baby Girl! 
We love you to the moon and back million times! 

And the Happiest of Birthdays to her Birthday Twin, Nana Sheila! 

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Here are a few photos from our recent shoot and a quick look back at Samantha's past year.