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Wedding photography tips to help you plan your big day

August 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
We have photographed almost 1000 weddings in the last decade and a half! So over that time I've developed many tips on how to make sure your wedding photography is the best it can be. Here's a snapshot of some of my top choices. In no particular order, here they are! FAMILY PHOTOS. Be realistic about the number of family photos you would like to...
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JJ turns 2 - a construction themed photo shoot for this truck-crazed little boy!

July 29, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I've photographed JJ since a tiny little babe and watching him grow up so quickly has been such a pleasure! When Stephanie emailed me to schedule his 2 year birthday shoot and asked what I thought about doing a dirt/construction/truck theme, I was ALL IN! I thought to myself, this is so perfect for JJ! This kid LOVES trucks and has E-N-E-R-G-Y! JJ...
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Natalie and Simon - maternity session in Mellon Park and Carnegie Mellon Columns

July 29, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
If you've followed my blog you may remember seeing Natalie and Simon's wedding posted a few years ago. I'm excited to have a new reason to blog about them again, this time its a new baby boy arriving in about a month. When Natalie and I discussed some ideas for their upcoming session we talked about trying something different from her first materni...
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Tess and Matt get hitched in the rain at Meadowoods, Seven Springs Resort

July 25, 2017  •  1 Comment
We have all seen those movies with a passionate kiss in the rain, the scenes that make you swoon over the romantic feelings that swell with the music. But we end the movie and think, well does that ever really happen? Do people actually kiss in the rain, or would they just run for cover or go inside? Our wedding in early July will definitely challe...
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Coffee table album options for wedding and portraits

July 14, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
COFFEE TABLE ALBUMS We really believe that seeing, touching and opening these albums is truly the best way to choose what you like best. But we understand that sometimes you're just shopping or want to get an idea of the options, so we've put together this blog with more information and photos on the most popular choices we have available! META...
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Tracey & Andrew - Charter Oak Church & DiSalvo's Station

May 31, 2017
Andrew and Tracey said their wedding vows on May 20, 2017. Their day couldn't have been more perfect. The weather was amazing, so many loving guests came to shower them with celebration and joy and most of all their love burned brighter than anything that day, including the hot sun. You could see the excitement between them spark with every glance...
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Sample photography from Autumn's favorite Pittsburgh wedding venues

May 25, 2017
There are endless options for weddings in the Pittsburgh area. Although there are far more than we can show here, this is a collection of a few of my favorites that we have a lot of experience shooting in. Carnegie Museum, Oakland/Pittsburgh PA Disalvo's Station, Latrobe PA Greensburg Country Club, Greensburg PA Omni Bedford Spr...
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Kristina & Justin McCarty

May 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Kristina and Justin's special day on May 6, 2017 was the perfect Pittsburgh wedding day with so many great locations! It began with both the bride and groom getting ready at the Sheraton Station Square, a ride on Molly's Trolley to iconic St. Mary of the Mount for the groomsmen, a ride up the incline to St Mary for the girls, then some portraits on...
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Five generations

April 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Five generations does not happen very often. When April first emailed me about photographing her son with her grandmothers, I assumed two of the same generation, maybe her grandmother from each side of the family... No way she meant her grandmother, and HER mother!? Through our conversation, I learned that she wanted me to photograph five generatio...
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SkySight's new album and display box combo

March 14, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
SKYSIGHT CLEAR DISPLAY ALBUM COVER: Front panel in matte, laminated, or photographic paper. Spine and back available in 40 high quality leatherette colors. Option for front panel in color leatherette as well (color can be different from the one chosen for the spine and back) BOX: 40 colors to choose from, transparent or semitra...
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Mia Z at the Westmoreland Museum for Whirl Magazine

March 13, 2017
I've recently began working with young up and coming singer, Mia Z for several photo shoots. Mia's voice graced the TV show The Voice when she was just at the age of 15. These days Mia resides in her hometown in Westmoreland County, and is busy working on original projects with a number of different people. She writes and performs with her mom, Lor...
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Furniture makeover: Fantasy moss couch fit for a fairy in a story book

February 27, 2017
I love vintage furniture. Most of those who have been to my studio know that I have a slight obsession with cool chairs and sofas. I've recently counted all of my chairs in storage & studio and came up with over 60! Several of which I've learned to let go to make some room, and keep only the best of the best. A few weeks ago I came across the oppo...
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Shades of masculinity

January 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I recently got a chance to work again with one of my favorite collaborators, Broadway actor and dancer Jake Emmerling. It's always a great experience shooting Jake and creating interesting thematic ideas together. For our last session, A day in the life of a bachelor, we wanted to capture the essence of a single man in the prime of his bachelor yea...
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Boudoir-Glamour Photography special: Valentine special 2016

January 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Boudoir-Glamour Photography Valentine Special 2016 Boudoir photography is an extremely fun and empowering session. There is almost nothing quite like it. The nerves will quickly turn to confidence, and you'll radiate with excitement when you see the final photos. Want to also do some beautiful glamour images you can share with friends or use on F...
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Santa Day

October 21, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Santa Day November 19th 11am-2pm 10 minute time slots Please contact us below to secure your time slot -Session Fee is your choice of the donation amount that you wish to give (All proceeds goes to charity) -Santa Day Specials- $50- 1 Digital $200- All Digitals $275- All Digitals + 11x14 Christmas...
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