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CHRISSY, JAMES & HERO | BREEZY POINT NEW YORK ENGAGEMENT

I had such a fun time with Chrissy, James & their pup, Hero!  We started their session in Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, then headed to the couple’s hometown of Breezy Point, New York, just outside the city for photos on the beach.  We arrived at the perfect time and the sunset was beautiful.  I seriously didn’t know this little slice of heaven existed so close to NYC- it is absolutely stunning, and a perfect summer night (albeit a bit windy!).  Thanks to the lovely couple for the amazing session- I can’t wait to be back in October for the big day!!

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Therese Tully - Beautiful pictures of this beautiful couple…

Chrissy Tully - LOVE how the pictures turned out!! You work magic :) so excited to have you as our wedding photographer! xoxo

Donna Fedele - Absolutely lovely!

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NYC | EXPERIMENTING WITH FILM CAMERAS

I recently dusted off my old, manual, 35mm camera from my high school/college darkroom days.  Even though not much can break on these old, seemingly indestructible cameras, I toted the camera around in my purse for a few days to shoot a roll of film, just to test everything out.  Turns out the camera/lens function perfectly and I’m really loving the results.  The camera is super small, lightweight and compact, so it’s easy to carry everywhere.  It will definitely make a fun travel camera.

Nikon FG, 50 1.8 lens | Fuji 400H Film

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CAROL & RYAN | LONG ISLAND WEDDING ON FILM

I was introduced to Carol & Ryan through previous clients.  After corresponding via email, we met in person at a coffee shop in NYC, and from the first meeting I knew these two stylish designers would plan the perfect wedding!  Their entire celebration at the Old Field Club in East Setauket, New York, was a labor of love and the couple did all of the planning, invitations, design elements, decor, hand-painted signs, website, and so much more, themselves.  Their wedding was recently featured on Style Me Pretty, and the writeup from the bride says it all much better than I ever could!  I know there’s often lots of emphasis on the “stuff” and the pretty little details, and that’s certainly fun to show in photographs, but Carol & Ryan’s wedding day went way beyond all that.  Their day was as touching as it was beautiful.  See the feature here, and check out some of my personal favorites below. Enjoy!

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Kristen - I love these. Such beautiful light and a soft, lovely color palate. <3 Laura, you rock!

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