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 I'M MINDY; WIFE, DOG MOM, & LIFESTYLE + WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER IN THE NEW ENGLAND/ NEW YORK AREA. WELCOME TO MY JOURNAL OF COUPLES LOVE STORIES, SWEET FAMILIES, EDITORIAL WORK AND MY TRAVEL DIARIES.

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When visiting California, I had the incredible opportunity to take Sarah and Kyle’s engagement photos in Malibu. Sarah and Kyle are a wonderful couple and currently reside in Los Angeles, California. I met Sarah in college at California State University, Fresno, where we became friends while we both studied interior design. This romantic session featured […]

Sarah and Kyle Engagement Session – Malibu, California

I had the pleasure to photograph Aisling Kelly’s senior photos. Aisling is a senior at Hopkins School in New Haven, Connecticut. Aisling lives in Westport, and we visited many locations around town to take her photos. We started at Compo Beach, where the weather was perfect for a photoshoot. I even got to snag a […]

Aisling Kelly Senior Photos – Westport, Connecticut

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While shooting my winter couples sessions, I had the opportunity to photograph Francesca and Frank. Francesca and Frank live in New York and are absolutely in love. Francesca is a photographer and Frank is a firefighter in New York. The two are not yet engaged, yet are very happy together. The two are very adventurous. […]

Sherwood Island Couples Session in Westport, Connecticut – Francesca and Frank

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Welp, as you may have heard May is Mental Health Awareness Month. I’ve been feeling my heart being pulled lately to share about something that I’ve never shared before on the internet. As always, I want to be real with you guys because well…I’m thirty plus and quite frankly over the trying to be cool […]

The Truth about Anxiety – May: Mental Health Awareness Month

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Before COVID-19 kept us all at home, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to take photos at the AWARE CT Event in Westport, CT. Hosted at the Pop’t Art Gallery, this year’s event was featured in Westport Lifestyle Magazine, where some of my photos were featured in the issue. This year, the event partnered […]

AWARE CT Event – Westport, CT

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Here’s the cutest blog post to add some joy to your Monday. My dear friends, Doug and Grace Rosenstein, have recently welcomed a new member to their family: baby Clara! I was honored to do their fresh 48 session, and took photos of Clara within the first 48 hours of her birth at Stamford Hospital […]

Fresh 48 Newborn Session in Stamford, Connecticut – Baby Clara

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Meet Laura and Michael. This happily engaged couple lives in their beautiful home in Hartford, Connecticut. I had the pleasure of taking their engagement photos at their home, as well as at Elizabeth Park. Inside this cozy home, Laura and Michael reflect their style in every room. The traditional style mixed with modern touches makes […]

Elizabeth Park Engagement Session in Hartford, Connecticut – Laura and Michael

Hi, I’m Allie! I am so excited to be helping Mindy out as her intern. Currently, I’m a senior at Staples High School and will be interning for Mindy during our senior internships before I go to Syracuse University in the fall. To introduce myself, here’s a little bit about me: I love to write. […]

“5 Tips for Teens to Have a Safe and Socially Distanced Summer” – written by our Staples High School Intern, Allie!

This session was done in Fresno, California (my home city!) with my dear friend, Ashley and her new baby boy, Dash. We did her session in her new home and wanted to focus on the babies nursery. This is her first child so it was very special to get to do these sweet portraits of […]

Mommy + Me Newborn Session in Fresno, California – Baby Dash

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All the sweetness today in this blog post. These are my dear friends, The Middletons. I was lucky enough to photograph this special time in their lives while I was home in California this past February. It’s truly amazing to watch my friends families grow and it makes my heart extra full to get to […]

The Middletons At-Home Newborn Session – Fresno, California

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I'm a born and raised California girl who loves the sunshine, ocean air and modern vibes. I have a degree in Interior Design (aka: a million Art classes taken in college) and have a true passion for Art in all forms. As a travel obsessed gal who recently moved across the country with her hubby and two pups, I've been having a blast photographing people, places and things that move me and have a unique story to share. My hubby, Cameron, is my second shooter on my team and we would love to meet you and document your big day! I am Connecticut based but love any and every excuse to travel! I can't wait to meet you and hear your story!

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