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Valerie and Britton's Wedding at the Carnegie Music Hall Foyer inside the Carnegie Museum

May 12, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Valerie and Britton got married at St Paul's Cathedral and held their reception just a block away, at the Carnegie Music Hall Foyer, located inside the Carnegie Museum of Art & Natural History in Oakland. They began their day getting ready in separate suites inside the Fairmont Hotel in Pittsburgh. From there, a limo escorted them and their partie...
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Mother's Day Sale

April 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Mother's Day Special OPTION 1 $300 Mother/child (photos together only, no singles of child alone) 30 mins, 2 backdrops includes: session time, clothing/styling, editing, online proof album, in person proof appointment post session, and $200 order credit included. OPTION 2 $350 Mother/child (photos together only, no singles o...
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Elopements & Courthouse Wedding Photography

April 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Elopements, courthouse weddings, civil ceremonies in the backyard, or however you choose to exchange vows, can all be amazing events - even if only the two of you + officiant and photographer are present. I've photographed a great deal of smaller weddings in the past, and I have to say that every single one is as special as a large wedding with hun...
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Jessica & Greg Omni William Penn wedding in downtown Pittsburgh PA

February 27, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Jessica and Greg had the winter wonderland wedding of any bride's dreams! There was just enough snow to feel extra special, but not too cold that we couldn't sneak outdoor for a few photos. Their venue, the Omni William Penn in downtown Pittsburgh is just the epitome of glamorous historic charm! Their day was full of friends, family, lots of love,...
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photography convention tips for photographers

February 27, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Dear Photographers, Wanted to post some photography convention tips for you! While every season seems to be impossibly busy for those of us in the photography business, never forget to take some time to learn something new. Before wedding season is upon us and in full swing, sit down and consider what new skills you’d like to learn this year. Fro...
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Focus on the Groom

February 08, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Sometimes during the wedding day photos Grooms get lost in the shuffle, but not at SkySight Photography. We make sure that your Groom is in the spotlight, also.
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Best of 2017: Bride & Groom

February 01, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Best of 2017: Bride & Groom 2017 was an AMAZING year for weddings! We had the opportunity to work with so many amazing couples and on top of that... photograph some gorgeous locations!! Bridal Portraits are one of my favorite parts about weddings days -- spending time with the couple alone is so fun and it provides a time where I can capture...
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Timeless Portraits

January 25, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Timeless Portrait Mini Sessions Timeless Portrait Sessions are simple sessions with minimal props or furniture. They are a time to focus on the innate beauty of each of you. Our Timeless Portrait Sessions are the perfect time to capture the still & tender moments that sometimes go unseen both in childhood and between a Mother and Child. These...
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Some of my favorite wedding details of the last few years

January 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Weddings are full of a million tiny details that make a magical day. Special touches like fancy shoes, sparkling jewelry, or crystal champagne glasses are like the icing on the cake of an already amazing day (pun intended!) Here's a few of my favorite detail shots from this past wedding season, as well as a few from years prior that are still some...
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Andrea and Robert's winter wedding at the Mansions on Fifth, Pittsburgh PA

January 08, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Andrea and Robert planned a December wedding at the Mansions on Fifth in Pittsburgh, PA and the day could not have gone smoother. The weather was brisk but absolutely beautiful with a glowing sunset, and the Mansion was decorated beautifully for the upcoming holiday season. Their suites were stocked with food and drinks as they got ready for the da...
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Maternity and newborn favorites of 2017

December 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
In 2017 I photographed a LOT of babies and bellies!! Here is just a few of them... I wish I could post them all. Wow... What a year its been! Thanks to all of my clients to helped to make this year seriously amazing! Happy new year! & welcome to this world to all the new babies!
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Happy Holidays from all of us at SkySight!

December 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Happy Holidays from SkySight Photography! This season has been FILLED with amazing clients & smiling faces. Santa visited the studio! Here's a glimpse into our Christmas Mini Sessions. Thank you all for a great year!
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Kimberly and Kelsey's intimate wedding at Eddie Merlot's in downtown Pittsburgh

December 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Kim and Kelsey had a beautifully intimate wedding in downtown Pittsburgh with their closest family this fall. Eddie Merlot's was the perfect venue for their wedding, a restaurant located just paces from the Wyndham Grand and Point State Park with a great private room. Their cool personal style was integrated into their day, with Kim's gorgeous choi...
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Kristen and Michael's October wedding at Noah's of Cranberry

December 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Kristen Leake and Michael Wood October 2017 Noah's Event Venue Kristen and Michael had an amazingly perfect October day for their wedding. The temps were perfect, the sun peeked in and out of some clouds, and there was not a drop of rain. The leaves had just started to peak in color all around the western Pennsylvania countryside. In Cranberry...
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November 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
10 TIPS FOR A *VERY* SUCCESSFUL NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION 1. Call to schedule BEFORE the baby arrives. Most newborn photographers like myself will work around a due date as our estimate for when the baby will arrive, and will schedule you for 1-2 weeks after that appointment. In my studio, we give all newborn sessions first priority when nee...
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