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What happens in a Mini-Session?

Seacoast NH Mini Sessions

What happens in a mini-session? We take pictures.  I sing a lot of weird songs.  I make a lot of silly noises.  You get all the combinations of family photos you can think of.  We finish the session before your kids burn out, meltdo …

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How to have the perfect intimate micro-wedding in Portsmouth, NH Mombo Wedding

Portsmouth, NH Mombo Wedding

So you want to have the perfect intimate micro-wedding?. And do you want to make it special with a wedding photographer at Portsmouth, NH?  Follow these 4 easy steps! Fall in love (the head over heels, pulse racing, I only have eyes for you kind) Decid …

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Hannah & Scott: Married! Portsmouth NH Strawbery Banke Mombo Restaurant Wedding

Portsmouth NH Strawbery Banke Mombo Restaurant Wedding

I knew from their survey that I would absolutely love working with Hannah & Scott on their Portsmouth NH Strawbery Banke Mombo Restaurant Wedding.   How did you meet? We met at work when Hannah stalked Scott What are you most excited …

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Baby Donal! 11 Days old

Portsmouth NH newborn session

One day, you’re walking around in target, and the next day you’re shooting Portsmouth, NH At Home Newborn Photos.  Well ok, I guess it was later the same week, but – This handsome little dude’s mom called while I was wandering the aisles of Target …

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Reese & Family! Portsmouth NH Same Sex Family Photos

Little Miss Sassafrass here has been in front of my camera since she was in her mama’s belly.  For this go round, we met up at the Urban Forestry Center for our session.  After these Portsmouth NH Same Sex Family Photos, we headed off into do …

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Julie & Eric: Spring Sunset Prescott Park Engagement Session

Spring Sunset Prescott Park Engagement Session

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, I’m sure.  The best recipe for forever is a little romance and a lot of silliness. Julie & Eric have that down to a tee. Even though Julie had warned me that Eric was a “smart alec” and was going to try and …

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Everly! Seacoast NH Babys First Year photos

Oh, darling Everly! What personality you’re cultivating!  From a snuggly little plum at our newborn session to an adventurous 8-month-old to the gorgeous one-year-old! It’s been such a pleasure getting to watch you grow in your Seacoast NH Ba …

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Sarah & Derek Engaged! Portsmouth NH Winter Engagement Photos

Sarah & Derek restored my faith in humanity.  Probably THE MOST embarrassing thing to every happen to me professionally happened when I met them for their Portsmouth NH Winter Engagement Photos. I didn’t have any batteries for my cameras. It’s like …

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Laura & Dan: Portsmouth NH Engagement

Sometimes, you can believe everything you read on the internet – “We’ve looked at lots of photographers websites at this point, and we think you’d be a great fit for us! You seem like you have a great sense of humor, your photos are amazing, and you ha …

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Jen & Semir: Engaged! Sunset Portsmouth NH Engagement Shoot

These are the emails that excite me the most: 25 months in advance of their wedding, I received this inquiry from Jen. “We are having an afternoon wedding at Portsmouth Country Club. I know it’s far in advance but having looked at your photos, I don’t …

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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.