Gouverneur Central School Prom 2016

We battled rain, wind, and a major cold front..... but we were still able to grab some gorgeous photos before this amazing group headed to prom!!!  We had a lot of fun!! This was my first time doing prom shots, and my beautiful niece asked me to come capture the memories. She's the first one pictured below, and has grown up way too fast! Also, my cousin is the super handsome young man in the second couple shown below. I was so lucky to have them both in the same place at the same time for these moments!!  I've watched them both grow up into such amazing young adults. They make me proud!!! <3

Hope you all had a fantastic night and made some wonderful memories together. These are the days!!! 

Pulaski, NY Newborn Photography

Welcome to the world, Gunner!!

Beautiful head of hair.

Destined to love Batman and all things Super Hero, but is completely okay with snuggling his teddy bears for a nap....

and if "Gunner Green" was a color, he would own it.


 

I truly hope you enjoyed these beautiful images of this sweet baby boy! If you are interested in setting up a session or would like to chat, send me an email by click on the link below!!

Pulaski, NY Family Photography

Cameron is 6 months old!!! We celebrated with a beautiful sun filled outdoor family session and a few indoor shots as a bonus :) It was the most beautiful April evening and then sun was just amazing!! I remember when I first started enjoying photography as a hobby I would avoid the sun at all possible costs. I loved cloudy days and over cast, because I was scared of the sun....mainly, I didn't know how to use it!!! Now I crave it. I'm a sun chaser. When I have an outdoor session without sunshine it really bums me out. 

This is what I love to shoot.

Family, love, and sunshine.

Looking for a family or children's portrait session to add to your family keepsakes!?

Let's get together!!! Click on the link below to send me an email! Can't wait to hear from you!!

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Sweet, sweet baby Evelyn!!!!

Such a little peanut. She makes me smile so big!!

Pulaski, NY Newborn Photography

6 Days New <3 I absolutely love his entire session!! He was a champ, both sleepy and awake, and was so content and easy. I had so much fun snuggling him up!!!!

Pulaski, NY One Year Session

Someone is turning one!!! We had so much fun at his Smash and Splash mini session! This entire session only took 30 minutes!!! We did a few birthday shots, let him smash a cupcake around, and finished up with a quick outdoor splash to clean up. The weather was gorgeous!! I absolutely loved the beautiful golden hour lighting and the way the water and bubbles reflected through the setting sun.
This whole session has me drooling!!!
His big brother joining in for splash time fun was just too sweet for words!!!

Pulaski, NY Children's Photography| One Year Session

Emery. I can't say enough sweet things about her! I had so much fun watching her toddle around, babbling away, and using one little finger to lick frosting from her cake! She wasn't much interested in a full blown smash, but was more than happy to have a delicate taste!! I set up this pretty little backdrop for her after Mom sent me a photo of the tutu she couldn't wait to put her in! It all came together so perfectly.

We even got to spend some time outdoors. She wasn't too sure what to think of the grass on her feet, but it was almost 75 degrees, sunny, and mid afternoon, and we enjoyed the warm breeze while strolling around my property.

We also go her back into her Mama's wedding dress! It surely wasn't as easy as when she was a newborn, haha!

The very last photo in the series is a creative edit merging the two together for one beautiful keepsake!! 

Pulaski, NY Baby Session| 6 Months

I was so excited to see this beauty for her milestone mini! As a one year baby plan client, I get to watch her grow, and I absolutely love it! The one year plan is my best seller.  I am spoiled with so many little ones to admire as they grow from tiny little newborns, tositting, crawling little babes, to walking, running and babbling one year olds smashing cake! It truly fills my heart with so much joy!

Molly loved the camera. She rarely took her eyes off me! She was full of smiles, and on the move! For this session we brought back the tutu and crown from her newborn shoot to do a comparison shot (and we will do another at 1 year) so that mom has an amazing keepsake (The crown was used in her maternity, too!). She surely showed off her amazing expressions and personality for me!

A true little doll.

Pulaski, NY Newborn Photography

This little doll was an absolute sweetheart for her session. She was so sleepy and content, and just about one week new! Mom brought along the best props to use, including the little angel wings and crown!

Pulaski, NY Photography| Children

These two were so much fun for their spring mini session! Nora loved the tulips I got for her and Gracie was full of smiles!! They had a lot of fun in my kites and clouds setup :) 

 

and I can't get enough of their beautiful dresses!!!

Pulaski, NY Photography| Newborn Session

Mackenzie was a sleepy sweetheart for her entire session!
7 days old, and just so beautiful!!!
I love photographing pretty much everything (family sessions, seniors, weddings, children)....but newborns have my heart!! I love everything about them. I try my very best to use setups and materials that are bright, natural and fresh... because when I think of newborns, that is all I can imagine! The fresh newborn smell, their beautiful bright newborn skin, their soft brand new head of hair, the amazing peach fuzz, and tiny little toes!  

They are addicting! ;) 

Mackenzie was nothing short of perfection and she let me soak up all her sweetness. I got to show off her chubby cheeks, her perfect wrinkles and rolls, her amazing little lips and just how curly and squishy she still is! She was a pro. 

 

World, meet Mackenzie. 

Pulaski, NY Photography| Family Mini Session

I've been so blessed to be able to photograph this little peanut since she was just a couple of weeks old, and here she is, now 9 months, and precious as ever!!! She was all business for her session this time, but with a face like that, the sweet little doll doesn't need to smile at all!!! Those eyes!!! 

And have you ever seen a more beautiful family!!!?!

Pulaski, NY Photography| 9 Month Session

This happy, happy boy is 9 months old!!! I've never seen a baby smile so big all the time. He is very busy, and I'm sure he'll be walking very soon! I was exhausted after our session! lol

You for sure won't be able to look at these without smiling <3

Love this baby boy!!!

Pulaski, NY Children's Photo Session

I had way, way, way too much fun with this session!!! Brooklyn is the most adorable little fashionista I have ever seen. Her mom brought along the amazing bags and outfits and posters... and even a little Mercedes Benz!! I could have dressed her up and posed her all day long haha! This two year old sweetheart is one heck of a model and has a whole lot of sweet personality!!!! She is pretty amazing.....
 

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Little Jolie came to see me at just 8 days old. She was a tiny little peanut, who loved snuggling with her Mommy so, so much!! Once she fell asleep we tried not to disturb her and got as many different poses and looks as we could without moving her around too much, and it worked like a charm!!! Nobody disturbs a princess when they sleep!!!!

How sweet are her little feet!!!

Pulaski, NY Photography| One Year Session

Mary is turning One!! We had so much fun with a sweet tea time inspired cake smash!! My favorite part was her big brothers joining in on the fun!!! This little one is just way too sweet for words!!!
 

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Little Mr. Harvey is turning One!!! We celebrated with a donut smash! Haha!!

Mom totally had the right idea, and this was just so sweet. Simple and perfect!!!

....and his little "Chillin: shirt, I am just obsessed!!


CNY and NNY/ Pulaski, NY Newborn and Family Photography| Where have I been!?

I am so behind on my blogging! I've been so busy with this brand new year, that it is already closing in on April, and I am preparing for Spring and Summer months!!! I decided to post an overview of the last few sessions with a selection of favorites, just to help me get back into the habit of blogging!!! You can always visit my Rae of Life Photography page on Facebook to see more, and please feel free to follow me on Instagram!!!

So what's been happening since January? Well, newborns, newborns, newborns, and ohhhhh, more newborns!!!

What sets me apart from other newborn photographers in the area, is that I love my work to be dynamic and unique. My consistency comes in well rounded sessions, with wonderfully lit images, sharpness, and creativity. I prefer to make each session unique, colorful, and different!!! I want my work to reflect BOTH my vision and yours!!! Take a look at the sweethearts below. I average 1-2 newborns per week, and the 10 babies below were from end of January through early March. I have so many more on the way, and can't wait to incorporate some amazing spring and summer themes!!
 

 

 

I've also been busy celebrating milestone sessions!!! . Milestones included 3 month, 6 month to 9 month (sitting up stages!) and of course, one year cake smash sessions! (or no cake, whatever you like!)

Here are some recent milestone images!!

Stay tuned for an upcoming blog post of a sweet tea party themed cake smash!

 

And just in the last couple of weeks I have wrapped up some amazingly sweet maternity sessions, and their little ones will be on the way in just a few short weeks! When I finalize their editing, check back to see just how beautiful these mamas are!!