Category: Life Stages

Love them babies: The Criswell Family!

I applaud this adorable family, who bravely came out on one of our last nice fall days with their two beautiful babies for this sweet shoot. Although it is H.A.R.D. for a young family to get everyone out of the house, dressed in matching outfits, to a photo shoot, it is always worth it!!! Just… Read more »

A Sweet Engagement: Josh and Kait

We met Josh and Kait at Akron Falls Park for this fall-themed engagement session.

I witnessed a proposal tonight! And here are my favorite images from it!

I’ve said it before.  I’ll say it again.  I love this family!  We have photographed the weddings of most of the friends and family of this couple and every time it’s an honor. So when Joe called last week and asked if we could photograph his proposal to his girlfriend we jumped! Absolutely.  Yes.  When?Today… Read more »

Tim + Kaitlin = Engaged! At Inn on the Lake in Canandaigua

We snuck in this engagement session with Tim and Kaitlin just 2 weeks before their August 30 wedding this Saturday!  We were thrilled to spend some time with this beautiful couple. In the water, just out from the Inn, are these cute little boat houses.  We started our engagement session there. This one.  Because her… Read more »

A LIVE engagement: Brandon and Kristin in Niagara Falls!!

Our friend, Brandon, called us about a month ago to see if we’d be willing to photograph his proposal to his girlfriend, Kristin.  Uh, YES!  Absolutely!! The setting: Niagara Falls overlooking Horseshoe Falls on a Friday night, exactly 11 months after they first started dating. Perfect weather, a minimal amount of tourist traffic, and Kevin… Read more »

Ryan + Rhiannon = Engaged!!

It was one of those off-and-on stormy days when we met Ryan and Rhiannon in Akron Park for their engagement shoot.  Rhiannon and I had talked several times on the phone preparing for this shoot and I was always struck by how sweet and bubbly she sounds.  In person, she is exactly the same.  We… Read more »

Chris + Stacey = Engaged!!

Chris and Stacey came up from North Carolina for this engagement shoot!   Although they live there, they’re getting married here, so her grandfather can be at the wedding.  (And when she told me that, I let out a big, “Awwwwwww!”)I was so excited to meet her and Chris for this engagement shoot at Becker… Read more »

Engaged! Tommy and Lisa!

Tommy and Lisa are in Buffalo to finish school, but their wedding will be in Pittsburgh.  We met at the Albright Knox art gallery in Buffalo for this super sweet engagement shoot! Congratulations Tommy and Lisa!

Just an adorable engagement – Chris and Shannon!

Know anyone who hates to have their picture taken?  Like . . . ever . . . anywhere . . . by anyone?  Well, so does Shannon.  🙂   But along with a few bribes and lots of “pretty-pleases” he came!  And, I, for one, am so glad he did! Chris and Shannon’s wedding is… Read more »

Nick + Amanda = Engaged!

We met this beautiful (and fun!) couple in Gasport for this stunning engagement shoot. We’ll start with some beautiful: And then on to some fun: Nick and Amanda, Kevin and I are thrilled to be photographing your wedding!!  Thank you for a fun afternoon.  🙂