Why A First look?

If I could only root for one thing wholeheartedly as we plan your wedding, it would be having a first look and here's why...holeheartedly as we plan your wedding, it would be having a first look and here's why... There were some real ugly tears falling from my face as I walked down the aisle … Continue reading Why A First look?

My Promise to You

Choosing a wedding photographer can often feel like a daunting task. You see our photographs and likely follow our social media. You ask for a phone call and hope that the person you're meeting is not only an amazing creative but an amazing person too. So as you plan your wedding and are asking yourself … Continue reading My Promise to You

Shaffer Family

Moving to Rochester from the south is never easy, even if you've lived here before, the time away from winter can really help you forget what exactly happens from December to March. When Katie initially reached out to update her family portraits, we excitedly agreed on a lovely late November Christmas Tree Farm session. Hours … Continue reading Shaffer Family

Haley & Nick Sunrise in Acadia

While having the number 4 start my morning alarm time isn't the easiest decision to make, a sunrise session on the New England coast is ALWAYS an easy decision to make. Haley & Nick were absolute GEMS as we made our way from the center of Bar Harbor, Maine to the coast for one of … Continue reading Haley & Nick Sunrise in Acadia

Pepper & Charlie: Glamping in the Finger Lakes

With stunning scenery, amazing nooks to explore, and the opportunity to have a pillow fight, Firelight Camps in Ithaca, NY is the dreamiest place for your engagement or anniversary photos. Make a getaway out of it by staying in one of their tents, enjoying the amenities, and visiting downtown Ithaca, a 5-minute drive. Retreat Host: … Continue reading Pepper & Charlie: Glamping in the Finger Lakes

Bryan & Sarah The Highline Rochester NY Wedding

When planning a wedding, even a 2 hour break between the ceremony and reception feels long. Sarah and Bryan, they waited 364 days. Another 2020 couple struck with deciding what to do and when, they opted for a small 40 person backyard wedding on their original wedding date (and it was stunning! many thanks to … Continue reading Bryan & Sarah The Highline Rochester NY Wedding

Rochester NY Styled Shoot

Planner + Designer: Toney Consulting, LLC (www.toneyconsulting.com) Instructor: Lauren Victoria Photography (www.laurenvictoriaphotography.com) Venue: Rochester Brainery (www.rochesterbrainery.com) Floral: Stacy K Floral (www.stacykfloral.com) Formalwear Shop: Incognito Menswear & Tux Shop (www.incognitomenswear.com) Bridal Shop: Scarlet Bridal Boutique Hair Stylist: Jennifer Steinruck Stylist MUA: Calley Bennett Baker: The Gingersnap Bakery (www.thegingersnap.com) Bride Model: Ally Swancott Groom Model: Michael Cole

Ally & Mike Canandaigua Lake Session

Ever since I first walked Canandaigua City Pier and the boathouses, I knew I wanted to shoot there. Ally & Mike were the perfect couple for this night. While this was only their three year dating anniversary, they've been over 10 years in the making and already practiced getting married (I met them as our … Continue reading Ally & Mike Canandaigua Lake Session