Anniversary

saumya + ashish | PARIS TUILERIES GARDEN + LOUVRE COUPLES SESSION

Saumya and Ashish’s couples session in Paris was so full of meaning to me. I last photographed these two about three years ago, shortly after their engagement and before their big wedding festivities in India. It’s hard to put into words how meaningful it felt to reunite with the two of them on a quiet […]

Portraits

kirsten + tyler | PARIS EIFFEL TOWER SESSION

After a year of pursuing photography full-time, I decided earlier this season to host a portrait session giveaway with two winners, one in each of the two cities that I most often work in. I was so thrilled to pull Kirsten’s entry out of my random name generator (thank you Internet for creating things I […]

Travel

asia honeymoon | INDONESIA

Michael and I recently returned from our honeymoon abroad, and I’m so excited to share some of my favorite images taken in Indonesia with you all! We spent three incredible weeks traveling through Singapore, Indonesia, and Taiwan. Honestly speaking, my giant beast of a film camera (the Contax 645, which weighs nearly 5lbs with all […]

Portraits

tiana + howard | BROOKLYN WINERY WEDDING

I’ve revamped some of my workflow processes when it comes to blogging weddings, and I’m hoping all the new tips I’ve picked up along the way from friends and mentors will keep me on track with showcasing my recent work! It’s been an incredible year of growth for me as a wedding photographer and I […]

Baby

best of 2015 | FAILURES AND MOVING ON

Failure has made me better. I know, what an odd way to start a “best of” list, but there have been so many challenges this year and I would feel untrue to myself to skip over them. Go on failures, take a bow. You’ve made me grow. Here are a few of my failures that […]

Personal

weekend getaway | SEATTLE

As with every vacation we take, my phone stays glued in my hands and the poor camera gets mostly buried at the bottom of a backpack that Michael then carries around all day long. I’m thinking that scheduling mini-sessions in our future vacation cities is the way to do it! Seattle, you were too good […]

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