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Jenn + Matt: a Catholic Wedding in New Jersey
Last month I photographed a truly beautiful wedding. The couple was the stunning Jenn and dapper Matt. They had a lovely ceremony at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Merchantville, NJ. I loved that they had a bagpiper!After some serious getting lost looking for a park, we scrapped the idea and headed towards the aquarium for some ...
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Sunday Snapshots at Penn Treaty Park
Just some lazy day snapshots from my perfect weather picnic brunch at Penn Treaty Park.The really nice breezes blow through my body and into my soul.~Astrid Alauda
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Two Very Different Venues for Philly Area Couples
I go to networking events in the area when I can. This month brought me to two very different but extraordinary venues that I wanted to share. I can imagine either of them hosting a fantastic soiree. I'm truly kicking myself for not bringing my camera, but I'll post links and you'd better believe I'll have it ready next time.I a ...
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Mother’s Day in MD
I spent last weekend with my mom for mother's day and thought I'd share some pictures from my time there. She lives in historic little Berlin, Maryland which is right outside of Ocean City, MD.My mom has quite a green thumb and spends all of her free time in her glorious garden. She can tell you all about everything in there too. ...
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Happy Mother’s Day
I am in Ocean City, Maryland spending the weekend with my wonderful, amazing, beautiful, smart mother.I'd write more, but I'm off having fun with mom!“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.”~ Mark Twain
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Rain, rain, go away!
I'm all for the green, lush gardens and no water restrictions, but it has rained every day of May so far. I even heard that this is a record number of rainy days in a row for Philly and I'm ready for the sun!Remember what this was like?Don't worry, it'll come again. Until then, we'll have to make do with our rainy days. Being the ...
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May Desktop Images
Every month I feature a new image for download for you to use as your desktop background. Click to download it and see it at its huge size and resolution.Wow, I can't believe that I've already been here for 5 months. I still feel like I'm getting used to everything. The weather is still nutty but oh how I love Springtime in Penn ...
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the Marshalls: a Family session at Haverford College
Two Sundays ago I met up with the Marshall family at Haverford College for a photoshoot. We had Sarah and Brad and their three children: Caitlin (14), Adam (4), and Amelia (2.5). They had won the session at an auction in February at the Gladwyne Montessori School, where Adam is a student. Amelia's sweet little springtime outfit ...
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the Connollys: a Family Session in Grapevine, Texas
I was in Texas last week visiting some of my awesome family. In return for the trip of pure rest and relaxation (including a pedicure), I promised them a fun family photo session.So Val, Pat, Heather, Andrew, and I took off to the Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center in Grapevine. The place was amazing. It had four and a h ...
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Tim + Charlie: Father / Daughter Session in Media
Hellooooo cuteness!I encountered an almost illegal amount of adorable last week when I photographed Charlotte (Charlie) last week at Tyler Arboretum. The day started out grey and drizzly and, while it's not ideal weather for a photoshoot, I was looking forward to seeing Charlie in some boots for some fun puddle action. As fate wo ...
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