Category Archives: Live Lovely Photography

Three Simple Ways To Add Some Wow To Your Engagement Shoot

The engagement shoot is often the only time a couple is ever professionally photographed outside of their wedding day.View full post »

A Year of Living Lovely | Starting January First 2018

A year ago today my heart felt heavy. I didn’t want to get up in the mornings, go to work, or do much of anythingView full post »

Kari & Will | Taughannock Waterfall | Destination Wedding Photographer

Kari and Will are the lovely models for this styled bridal destination wedding shoot at Taughannock Waterfall in IthacaView full post »

Introducing Sweet Baby Caleb | Natural Light Newborn Photography

Today I want to introduce my sweet baby nephew, Caleb, to you! He is an absolute sweetheart and has already stolen allView full post »

Brenda & Andy | Brenda’s Autumn Maternity Session | Ives Farm, Cheshire

This morning I heard that fabulous news that Brenda gave birth to a healthy baby boy! Brenda is an absolutely lovelyView full post »

Mary Catherine & Robert | Woodwinds Wedding | Connecticut Wedding Photographer

Mary Catherine and Robby’s wedding was my final wedding for the Autumn season. The day started off with heavy rainView full post »

Why You Need To Travel For The Moment, Not The Photograph

This is going to sound hypocritical coming from a professional photographer, but don’t live, travel, or exploreView full post »

Jamilah & Jim | Waterview Wedding | New England Wedding Photographer

Jamilah and Jim were married on September 23rd at the Waterview in Monroe Connecticut, almost exactly one year fromView full post »

Ashley & Raymond | The Log Cabin | New England & Destination Wedding Photographer

Ashley and Raymond were married at The Log Cabin in Holyoke Massachusetts on September 16th. I met up with Ashley andView full post »

Lovely Look | Ashley & Raymond

Ashley and Raymond’s wedding turned into an absolutely magical day. The sky was a dark grey as I drove to theView full post »

Jessica’s Maternity Photo Shoot | Lavender Pond Farm | Connecticut Maternity Photographer

In 2014 I had the honor of photographing Jessica’s first maternity session. That lovely little baby bump from 2014View full post »

Live Lovely | When Dreams Take Flight

Last summer I knew that I was going to fly a plane. I knew I would start a blog, become a full-time photographer, writeView full post »

Tuesday Tea | How to Fly

Today, I fly. It is late morning, almost noon, as I sip my tea and write this after pouring over my book, “TheView full post »

Why Engagement Portraits Are Important

“Engagement photographs are timeless. Beyond celebrating your engagement, your session is important because theseView full post »

Why Saving Up For My Wedding Taught Me That I Can Do Anything

I have just proven to myself that I can do anything. The thought struck me the day after we met with a potential catererView full post »

Wedding Vendor Spotlight | Do’s & Dye by Julie

Today’s vendor spotlight is Do’s & Dye by Julie, a hair salon located in West Hartford, ConnecticutView full post »

Our First Time Using Airbnb

Matthew and I have heard a lot of great things about Airbnb, but staying in a room at a stranger’s home left usView full post »

Connecticut Wedding Vendor Spotlight | LA Page Makeup

I had the pleasure of speaking with Lauren Page of LA Page Makeup in Meriden, CT. She has some awesome words ofView full post »

CT Wedding Vendor Spotlight | DVCouture Bridal | Bridal Accessories

Diana is the owner of a bridal accessories business and she hand crafts each piece herself! I have enjoyed browsingView full post »

Camera Review of the Fujifilm X100 T | Wedding Photographer Camera Review

After a year of wishing and debating, I finally purchased the Fujifilm X100 T! I love Fujifilm as a brand. Their camerasView full post »

CT Wedding Vendor Spotlight | JF3 Productions | Videography

For a while now I have been tinkering with the idea of featuring Vendor Spotlight posts on my blog. I love talking aboutView full post »

My Unplugged Travel Philosophy

It is no secret that I love to take photographs. I love sharing the photos almost as much as I enjoy taking them. ButView full post »

Behind the Scenes in Puerto Rico | Vieques & Old San Juan

Last year I had the honor of photographing Anna and Andy’s wedding in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Matthew came with meView full post »

Mary Catherine & Robert | Allen Hill Tree Farm | Winter Engagement

You may remember this lovely couple from their Disney World engagement on Thanksgiving. Robert and Mary Catherine alsoView full post »

Women’s March | Reporting from Washington DC | A Marcher’s Story

Last night I made it home from one of the most inspiring experiences of my life; the Women’s March on WashingtonView full post »

MaryCatherine & Robert’s Disney World Engagement | Destination Photographer

What is the best way to celebrate an engagement? Disney, of course! Robert and MaryCatherine invited me on an adventureView full post »

Ashley & Raymond | Kent, CT Engagement

I had so much fun getting to know Ashley and Raymond better during our adventures in Kent Falls State Park and on Kent&#View full post »

Milah & Jim | Apple Picking Engagement | New England Engagement Photographer

Milah and Jim are engaged! And October was the perfect time of year to photograph their engagement. The vibrant leavesView full post »

In Defense of the “Big Wedding”

When we got engaged the advice started to pour in. “Save yourself the stress and elope.” “Spend the money on aView full post »

Our Engagement Party | August 7, 2016 | Bethlehem, CT

August 7th feels so far away now that it is nearing the end of October. I have been very occupied with editing clientView full post »

Kassondra & Ian | Wadsworth Mansion Wedding | New England Wedding Photographer

Kassondra and Ian were married at the Wadsworth mansion in Middletown, Connecticut on Friday, September 16, 2016. I loveView full post »

Andy & Anna | Southbury, Connecticut Wedding | Farm to Table Backyard Wedding

Anna and Andy said “I do” again, this time in front of all their closest friends and family at Anna’sView full post »

Jennifer & Jacob | Lighthouse Point Park Engagement | Connecticut Wedding Photographer

Jennifer and Jacob celebrated their engagement with a seaside engagement session at Lighthouse Point Park in NewView full post »

Christina & Matt |Maryland Golf & Country Club Wedding | Bel Air, MD

Christina and Matt were married at St. Margaret Church in Bel Air, Maryland on June 11, 2016. I had the honor ofView full post »

Amanda & Brandon’s Prom | Aqua Turf

Amanda and Brandon showed up to prom in style in an old vintage Buick. We took some photos at Castle Craig in MeridenView full post »

Kassondra & Ian | Newport, Rhode Island Engagement | New England Wedding Photographer

Newport Rhode Island is a place that has special meaning for Kassondra and Ian. The Harbor and “The Breakers” cliffView full post »