Engagement session in the forest: Krishna and Erica

My session with Krishna and Erica was at the end of a rainy day that turned beautiful! See . . . These images were taken in one of my favorite spots, The Town of Lockport Wilderness Trail on Slayton Settlement road.  It has so much diversity!  And, a decades-old oak tree, wooden bridges, and snakes!… Read more »

Jamaal and Vanessa are married!!!

Kevin and I were given the gift of spending this past Saturday photographing Jamaal and Vanessa’s wedding.  We LOOOOOOVE this couple!! First, the handsome groom: They had dancers from their church, New Bethel CME, at their ceremony: And when Vanessa got emotional in her walk up the aisle, her brother was there for her: This… Read more »

Tis the Season

This is my season of “Meet and Greet.”  Truthfully, I love it.  I get to meet new people and share with them my passion for photography.  (Two of my favorite things!) Here’s how it goes: 1. I get a phone call or email from someone who is looking for a photographer for their wedding.  They’ve… Read more »

Niagara’s Honeymoon Sweets’ completely edible chocolate picture frames!!

Mary Ann Hess of Niagara’s Honeymoon Sweets invited me over for tea and to photograph her beautiful chocolates.  Now, I’m a chocolate-LOVER, so in my mind, chocolate is functional, but doesn’t have to be beautiful.  When I first saw Mary Ann’s picture frames, I was amazed!  They are beautifully detailed.  EVERYTHING, including the picture, is… Read more »

For those who like to talk GEAR . . .

Toward the end of last wedding season, Kevin and I made a huge plunge from Olympus camera gear to Nikon.  We had been thinking about it, and planned to make the change when wedding season was over.  But, then, while photographing a senior in August, my bread-and-butter Olympus lens, the 12-60 f/4.0, BROKE!  This just… Read more »

Buffalo’s Central Park United Methodist: Abraham and Sarah’s wedding!

Abe and Sarah had a gorgeous fall evening for their wedding at Central Park United Methodist Church.    Speaking of gorgeous-  With her Mom and maid of honor helping her prepare: And, Abe, with his Dad:  The flower basket: I can FEEL the anticipation in this image. Looking from the outside in. In the foreground is… Read more »

A Wedding at Grace Bible Church in Tonawanda, NY: Dan and Amanda!

Dan and Amanda are two people who everyone would want to call “friend.”  In fact, at their reception, we sat with a guy who said that Dan is “one of the greatest guys” he’d known.  The feelings were mutual about Amanda.  They shine brightly in any crowd.  And, soooo, it is with great pleasure that… Read more »