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Rule number one in family photos: Be flexible!

Ogunquit Maine Cousins Beach Session

Like every summer, there seems to always be a stretch of time when everything gets rained out.  Well, this Ogunquit Maine Cousins Beach Session crew was on top of it and super happy and flexible to change their shoot to the morning since there was …

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Pictures on the beach in November? Inconceivable! – NH Family Photos on the Beach

NH Family Photos on the Beach

I do not think that word means what you think it means! 😉  Mother nature’s on your side!  This NH Family Photos on the Beach happened in November, and to be honest, I kind of thought they were crazy for planning at the beach.  I was goi …

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Eva & Greg: Married! Rockport MA Wedding at The Emerson Inn

Rockport MA Wedding at The Emerson Inn

It poured and poured my whole drive down to the Rockport MA Wedding at The Emerson Inn.  This quaint little inn by the sea with the lovely stone gardens was a little soggy, but that didn’t stop us from making the most of it.  The florists at …

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Angela & Andrew: Hampton NH New Year’s Eve Engagement Photos

hampton nh winter engagement

In my getting to know you worksheet for these two Hampton NH New Year’s Eve Engagement Photos lovebirds, I asked Anything else I should know? And their reply – “I don’t know – we’re pretty low-key and weird” <– That, ladies & gentleman, pr …

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Celebrate Family! NH Beach Family Photos

Truth: I hate the phone. I used to completely ignore it when it rang, but I’m trying to be better about answering it! Although,  with the telemarketers getting more clever and using local area codes I’m starting to rethink my commitment to answeri …

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Kelley & Nick! An Odiorne Point Sunset Picnic Engagement Shoot

Are you ready for this Odiorne Point Sunset Picnic Engagement Shoot? It’s officially autumn again! Which means I’m officially way the EF behind on blogging. But I want everyone to have their moment in the sun, or in this case, the sunset! The Odio …

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Nadia & Rich: Romantic Oceanview Nahant Wedding

Reception Venue: The Oceanview of Nahant Photography: Melissa Koren Photography Late summer.  Those last few days before the seasons technically change.  The pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin beers are already creeping their way into the stores, pulling …

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Celebrate Family! Plum Island Family Photos

When grandma lives on the beach with private access to your own little piece of heaven, it only makes sense to schedule some Plum Island Family Photos! At the Sea-Side BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON When I was down beside the sea A wooden spade they gave to …

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Celebrate Family! NH Beach Sunset Family Photos

Another round of NH beach sunset family photos – this past summer was like a dream.  A dream I would never have fully appreciated if I did have the honor of spending time with these families as they commemorate a moment, however big or small. Taking pi …

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Celebrate Family! Ogunquit Maine Family Photos

Oh to be young, and not just young at heart.  Family sessions always give me a good workout and the resistance of the sand definitely adds to the calorie burn 🙂  That said, there are fewer things that exhibit pure bliss more than letting kid …

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I’m so happy to have you here on my blog! My hope is that by reading through my stories you’ll quickly come to realize that I LOVE what I do! It’s the stolen glances, the moments you didn’t think I’d see – but there they are, the kisses, snuggles and connections, and maybe even some added snark and an eye roll – whatever it may be, these are the things that make you, you! And the memories I want you to have forever.