Mari, Michael, & Rosi's Family Session in Congress Park | Saratoga Springs Family Photographer Blog

This is my favorite time of year for family sessions. The air cools; the leaves begin to turn shades of gold, red, and orange; the happy chaos of holiday buzz begins.

On a crisp morning, I met up with Mari & Michael and their sweet daughter, Rosi for their family session in Congress park. Their adorable pup, Jack, came along for the fun too.

We also ventured over to Saratoga State Park to capture some more Fall magic. Rosi perfectly capped-off our session with a nap. :)

I had so much fun photographing their session! Here’s a quick look with a candid ending.

XO TM


Michaele-Lynne & Josh's Winter Wedding: Saratoga Springs Wedding Photographer

Michaele-Lynne & Josh tied the knot in a storybook winter wedding last weekend. You last saw this adorable couple hanging out in Congress Park for their Engagement Shoot. The day began in Michaele-Lynne's family home, surrounded by close friends and loved ones. Every corner was beaming with light and every counter held treasures collected for their Big Day. I couldn't be more excited to capture every moment for them. Here's a tiny sneak peek. Congratulations guys!

XO TM

Thomas Is 6 Months Old! Saratoga Springs Family Photographer

This is Thomas...

You might remember him from Megan & TJ's maternity post HERE. Boy, how time flies, right?! I can hardly believe this cute little peanut is sitting up and hamming it up for the camera already. I was so honored to spend a Fall morning photographing Thomas, Megan & TJ. Such a beautiful, fun family! Here are some more shots from our Saratoga session. 

XO TM

Jessica & Joel in Saratoga State Park

I got to hang out with this cool California couple again, this time for their post- wedding engagement session. And, in case you were wondering, there are no timing rules for having your engagement shoot! It was kind of awesome to photograph them as Mr. & Mrs. in a casual setting. As always, it was a lot of fun and we had a few laughs in the process. Here's a tiny peek at our session. 

Good to see you guys again! 

XO TM

Kelly & Andrew

I was so excited to meet up with Kelly & Andrew for their engagement shoot in Congress Park. The air was cool and the park was bathed in light, plus, we had the place almost entirely to ourselves. What more could you ask for?! Of course these two gave me the standard issue disclaimer about being in front of the camera (pssst: I hate having my picture taken too!), but clearly they are liars! Aren't they adorable!? Here's a sneak peek at their shoot. 

Can't wait to see you guys in August!

XO TM

 

 

Sarah & George's Big Day

Last weekend was HOT and this awesome couple managed to look absolutely fabulous despite the heat. Georges and Sarah tied the knot surrounded by friends and family at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga State Park.

There were so many wonderful details from the featured drink, Caipirinhas, and brilliant colored floral arrangements celebrating George's Brazilian background, to the inclusion of their pooch Duncan (complete with bowtie), and flower girl dresses chosen to match the hand painted watercolor wedding stationery (designed by Sarah's bff). Here's a sneak peek at their day. 

So beautiful! I had so much fun working with you guys! Congratulations!

XO TM

Flowers Samantha Nass Floral Design                           DJ Cool Cat Entertainment

Venue The Gideon Putnam

Megan & TJ, Expecting: Saratoga Springs Family Photographer

I was so honored to capture a few moments in the last month of pregnancy for this expecting couple. Megan and TJ showed me all the spaces that they have lovingly curated for their bundle on the way. They are brimming with excitement and I'm so excited to share a sneak peek of their session. Check out this radiant mama below.

XO TM

Jessica & Joel Say I Do in Saratoga

This awesome California couple gathered their close family and friends to witness them tie the knot last weekend. The weather was perfect, there were smiles all around, everyone had fun with confetti & streamers, and delicious food (catered by Karavalli- YUM!) and a crescent moon capped off their evening. Did I mention Jessica has the most adorable niece?! Really, look at that face! 

Here's a tiny peek at their Big Day. I absolutely loved Jessica's feminine bow dress-detail and Joel's Navy dress blues. 

Enjoy!

XO TM

Ed & Chelsea In Saratoga: Saratoga Springs Elopement Photographer

I'm catching up on some posts from 2015 (oops!) and I wanted to share a few images I captured from Ed & Chelsea's Fall wedding in Saratoga. I got to work alongside my good friend and colleague, Cornelia Traynor, to help her photograph their intimate day. It is always a blast to work with friends; thanks for letting me assist! Enjoy and hope everyone is loving this crazy gorgeous February weather!

XO TM

Sheena & Alex- Batcheller Mansion Inn: Saratoga Springs Wedding Photographer

This awesome fun-loving couple tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony a little over a week ago. I loved all of the special details that celebrated who they were as a couple- from Sheena & Alex's  "Kentucky Blue" accents, to their bow tie-clad pup, Boone, along with a nod to good southern cooking a la Hattie's catering. Fresh lavender pulled everything together from the hand-tied seating cards to the intertwined sprigs weaved through Sheena's hair. Their day could not have been more perfect!

Special shoutout to my assistant Katie who rocked it once again :)

Congratulations to you both and thanks so much for letting me share this milestone with you! 

XO TM

Venue: Batcheller Mansion Inn                      Caterer: Hattie's


Life With A Newborn & Toddler + Family Mini Sessions

It has been six blissful and exhausting weeks since Olivia was born. I had forgotten how challenging life with a newborn can be; with a toddler, it becomes a gauntlet. So far, I'm keeping up and have the crazy under-eye circles to prove it! If you follow me on Instagram you have seen some snapshots here and there (courtesy of my iPhone- GUILTY!). 

It is a cliché and a truth that this time in life flies by, so it is so important to document it. I wanted to share a few family photos- the sweet, the serene, and the screaming, preserved forever as heirlooms... and blackmail!

To share the love, I am offering Family Mini Sessions for a limited time. Family Minis are $150 and include:

  • a 15-30 minute session in your home or location of choice in Albany, Ballston Spa, Clifton Park or Saratoga.  
  • Editing of all images for optimal color, contrast, and density
  • Password Protected Online Gallery to view, share, & order images and products 
  • Direct Download of Web size files from your gallery
  • 10 High Resolution Files delivered via email
  • Personal Use Rights for delivered images

Please call or email to schedule your session.

XO TM


Project Lift University & The Franklin Community Center

2015 is finally here which brings with it a short break, just long enough to catch up on all the things I want to share with you. 

Back in October, I had the wonderful opportunity to work the the staff at the Franklin Community Center in Saratoga Springs and volunteer as part of their Project Lift University fundraiser.

Project Lift is a free, after-school prevention program that has been operating in the Saratoga Springs City School District for 30 years, emphasizing positive youth development and helping area families. For their annual fundraiser, talented community members and business professionals donate their time to lead specialized experiences and offer goods and services for auction to benefit the program. 

It's truly a wonderful event for a wonderful cause. You can find out more about Project Lift and Franklin Community Center by visiting www.franklincommunitycenter.org Here are some of the images I captured for the event. Enjoy!

XO TM

Carla & Dan

One of my absolute favorite things about my work is getting to spend time with a couple before their Big Day. We have some laughs, hang out in some beautiful spots, and we begin their collection of images that tells their love story. 

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting up with Carla and Dan at the Yaddo gardens in Saratoga. We lucked out with gorgeous weather for our evening shoot. Here's a tiny sneak peek at their engagement session. You'll see them back on the blog after their upcoming July wedding. Super excited to work with them! 

Enjoy!

XO TM