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Randy and Sumeuy were married three years ago this May, a beautiful wedding at the Brock House that will always remain a favorite. And a year prior to that, Shane and I had the absolute pleasure of getting to photograph their engagement photos in New York City. So it was with great excitement that I got to meet and photograph their newborn baby girl, Kennedy, last week! This little one month old is such a doll and it was oh so sweet to document this now family of three (well, five including their pups!). Randy and Sumeuy, I can’t thank you enough!

  • Sarah Dattoma - February 6, 2017 - 10:36 am

    Your lifestyle + newborn sessions have inspired me for years. They are so unbelievably gorgeous! Thanks for pushing me in my own work and pursuit to be better at what I love!!ReplyCancel

I count myself pretty lucky to get to work in an industry that is filled with so much joy…joy for engagements, for marriage, for sweet little babies. Jordan and Monica are expecting their first, a boy! He is due to arrive on Valentine’s Day, but these parents-to-be can’t wait to hold him in their arms (and I can’t wait to meet him and document the three of them!).

We met up on the last snowy, sunny day before the rain returned and melted away the snow, and enjoyed the crisp, cold air and time spent documenting an exciting season of anticipation…

I don’t think I’ll ever get over this wedding! Cayden and Jolene were married on New Year’s Eve and celebrated under a sky of falling snowflakes, in her parents’ barn hayloft. It had been transformed into a gorgeous sight, decked with greenery and countless candles. 2.5 years earlier, I photographed his brother and her sister as they were married in this same barn, and I’ve been so blessed to have worked with these two families both times, documenting such beautiful I do’s.

On Cayden and Jolene’s wedding day, the snow began to fall just as we began their portraits at a Christmas tree farm…it was, in a word, magical. It continued to fall as we left for some quick wedding party portraits as the daylight faded, and didn’t stop all night. As guests entered the barn for the reception, there was an extra festive feel…perhaps it was the snow, perhaps it was because it was New Year’s Eve, but most definitely it had to do with the marriage of Cayden and Jolene. Two wonderful people who are so clearly loved and celebrated.

To Cayden and Jolene, many, many thanks to you and to your families. It was such a joy to document your wedding day!


The girls kicked off their day and stayed hydrated with The HABIT Project’s Citrine drink. The gorgeous packaging totally sold me! It tasted great, too :)


Venue: Private Property (sorry, not for rent)
Hair: Montana’s Bridal Hair
Makeup: Darcie Cromarty
Flowers: Vanessa Oddy
Caterer: Simply Savory
Portrait Location: Pine Meadows Tree Farm