Her smile beams like sunshine, which fills our hearts with love. — Birgit B.
I had the honor of photographing Baby Dylan recently. To say Mommy and Daddy are in love is an understatement! Even Bailey and Guinness were jumping up and down for the occasion!! I certainly look forward to seeing you grow over your first year and can’t wait to make the most beautiful album
This months blog carousel is all about LOVE!!! LOVE of life, LOVE in a family, LOVE for our children, LOVE for our spouse, LOVE for our country!! Next up in the blog carousel is the amazingly talented Simone Hanckel – Adelaide’s leading children’s photographer . Please visit
this is sawyer:) sawyer is the third blessing of this family that i have photographed since birth. mom and I connected four years ago with her first little guy lucas. since then, sofia and sawyer have come along and it has been an honor to watch their family grow! we have captured each one of them
This month’s blog carousel theme is LAUGHTER…the first image that came to my mind was from this lovely session with a favorite family! More to come from their session this week, but does LAUGHTER get much better than this!? Next up in the carousel is the fabulous
I had the honor of doing headshots last month for an old and dear friend since grammar school, Kim Sabatini. Literary goliath, Simon-Pulse Publishing, A Division of Simon & Schuster, A CBS Company, was super smart when they decided to snatch up the one of a kind Kimmie! She is super sweet,
School is not out yet….but it is clear from glimpses around our house that summer is certainly here and in full swing. Fresh picked strawberries, rigged fishing rods, fresh basil and red trikes, lawn games and crystal clear blue water….we are welcoming the last day of school with open
You know….that wall you have been planning on building the collage on…the one to hold years worth of your favorite family photos? Well let’s do it! You have those precious photos from your family’s past few sessions that you had printed and may or may not be waiting to be
A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bank balance smaller, home happier, clothes dirty, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for. Author Unknown
This month’s blog carousel’s theme is “monochromatic”. By definition, the image is a single hue, whether black and white or not. I’ve always loved this image taken by myself and my son, Junus, back in 2008 on a private tour of Pollepel. To those living in the Hudson
Sessions are booking up very quickly for the summer this year…if you are interested, please email me or call me soon. I have 1 session left for the Jersey Shore and 2 for the Hamptons/Montauk:)
Another handsome gentleman from a past session…seriously…how cute!?
A little angel sent from above;)
Spring in all it’s loveliness brings the little ladies and gentlemen in their formal attire:) These are from a past session. Current sessions for communions are in progress now and I will share a few more from the past and this year throughout this week. If you, or a little friend you know
We’ve waited long enough for spring in the northeast! felt so good to go out shooting for all of 3 minutes today but I knew the time was right for these gifts from nature:) enjoy!
newborn twins photography with Janine Dietz of Saving Grace Photography new jersey newborn photographer
2005 2011 Reflecting on time passing by so, so fast. Six years later. Still all smiles when they are together and still making my heart skip a beat. This blog post is the first of a series put together by an amazing group of photographers and friends:) It is a blog CARNIVAL! Each
Going back in time a little today…..there are so many beautiful sessions to blog from the last few months. This particular session was in the studio and as they do each year, S and T come in all smiles and always with their pup Chinga:) Yes, we are a pet friendly studio! This
Blue, Blue and More Blue…the studio has been blue since it was built 3 years ago, 3 rooms in my home are some shade of blue, and now, I am in love with our blue entryway! It was painted over the weekend and it turned out just as I wanted it to. It feels brighter and appears
it is one of my most favorite times of the day. She immediately finds me, with much loved blankie and doggie in hand, doesn’t say a word, and just climbs in my lap to snuggle. Tousled hair. Sleepy eyes. Warm. Soft. Blankie and doggie comfort her. In my arms, she comforts me.
American Heart Association Heart Walk 2011 at Vassar College | Poughkeepsie NY Photographer Dawn Sela
I had the pleasure and privilege to again photograph the Heart Walk held at Vassar College this past weekend. It was a bit chilly but a beautiful day and the turnout was wonderful. Good to see some faces I knew as well! As you can see, all ages, two legged and four legged walkers, runners,
A recent session with a new family I fell in love with:)
Our Labor Day Auction was officially over at the end of Labor Day, last night at midnight! Diane and Jesse R and their adorable munchkins will have their session at Stony Kill this fall and their $905 winning bid will be donated to the farm! THANK YOU !!!
Well the month of August just flew right by and here we are…Labor Day 2010! I know there are a handful of clients waiting for this auction to begin so here we GO! Please leave your bid in the comment section…you do not have to publish your real or complete name…a first name or
Well, Fall of 2010 has quickly come within sight. My most favorite time of year for photographing children and families at Stony Kill Farm. This year is a special year at Stony Kill. As many of you may or may not know, Stony Kill faced closure by New York State this year but through diligence and
What a better way to awaken the blog than with a sweet and fresh newborn? Baby Madeline….less than 10 days old and slept almost the entire session without a peep!
Yes, I’m on a roll! Three blog posts in a week! From a lovely family of five, long time clients, turned dear friends, and TONS of fun to be with! Dad baked my family cookies AND took some behind the scenes photos from our session that I will certainly be sharing very soon! Thank
A few to share from a late afternoon on the farm! Was such a beautiful night and we were blessed with a gorgeous rainbow at the end of our fun time together:)
I’m here! Head over heels in deep but loving every minute of it! I have SO SO SO SO many beautiful families and children to share:) Let’s start with one from the late summer, and one from very recently and over the next few weeks, I’ll work my way through all of my fall
Oh my goodness, I have SOOOO many beautiful sessions to share in the next few days! After this weekend, I think I’ll be sharing 1-2 sessions everyday, so stay tuned! First up, Gena, I know you are going to love this! We knew it the moment I snapped the shutter and I can see it as another
This was my second year with these cuties and their Mommy and Daddy….I just LOVE them…adorable and fun to be with:) Last year was a fall session, this year we did Summer Fun! Enjoy:) How many days of summer are left??? nevermind…I DO NOT want to know!
A sneak peek for Tina and Tim:) Anyone that follows my blog will recognize these little ones as I usually see them twice a year….since Lucas was 2 weeks old! Hope you love them! The evening was just perfect! Many more to come from recent sessions in the next few days!
Here is a sneak peek at an extra special session that had both Gigi’s/Nana’s able to be part of the celebration! I would love to have them at all of my sessions as the two extra pairs of motherly hands were definitely a blessing! Sloane…I really look forward to your first year!
Here’s a sneak peek Keri and Ken! I did enjoy getting to know you and Sean is a ball of cuteness! Oh, by the way, the banana bread hit the spot on the way home and was delish!