Finger Lakes Wedding | Ventosa Vineyards on Seneca Lake| Steven + Erika

The day started off with a perfect view of Seneca lake and the most exquisite love note that anyone could write their future bride. Within moments Erika was moved to tears along with her entire room of ladies. A dry … Continue reading

High Falls Wedding | Rochester, NY | Chrissy + Todd

It is said that rain on your wedding day is a sign of good luck. That is exactly what was bestowed upon Chrissy and Todd moments before their I Do’s. The heavens opened and smiled, showering them with luck, and … Continue reading

St. Joseph’s Park + Max of Eastman Place Wedding | Rochester, NY | Tim + Terra

You cannot help but instantly be drawn to Terra Keller. She is an energetic, passionate and straight up “bad ass” in the words of her bff, matron of honor and sister. And that is just what happened when Timothy Scott … Continue reading

Winter Beach Engagement Session | Rochester, NY | Chrissy & Todd

Right from the start I could tell Todd and Chrissy had a special energy about them. They love to mess with each other, play together and laugh. A good time is not something they need help with. Chrissy met Todd … Continue reading

Lamberton Conservatory Engagement Session | Rochester, NY | Erika & Steve

  Erika had known Stevens family for years, though she had never met him. Like all good things that the new year brings, she met her soul mate at his families New Years Eve party. And like her instant connection … Continue reading

The Wintergarden by Monroes

I was asked before Christmas to come photograph the beautiful decor and atmosphere at Monroe’s newest wedding venue…The Wintergarden. Kathy and her team always put on an amazing event! I am excited for this new journey for them and to capture some amazing memories for our brides at this elegant space. Enjoy!

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Durand Eastman Engagement, Rochester NY | Steven & Nicole

It was Eighth grade and time for math class. This was the scene where Nicole and Stephen first laid eyes on each other. The two instantly became friends as their best friends were dating and the four spent a ton of time together. That summer they decided to take their relationship to the next level. They dated for a few months and decided they were better off friends. While high school brought ups and downs, on’s and off’s to their romantic relationship, their ability to remain best friends never changed. Their days were filled with dances, a first kiss under the stars, and romantic gestures of flowers with teddy bears.

Soon it was time for college, and while they could not settle on a solid romance, they could not stay apart and frequently had to visit each other. Finally they decided to give each other another try. Fourth time is a charm, LOL. In April 2015 Stephen and Nicole purchase their home together. Not long after they adopted their dog Bo. On July 22, 2016 Stephen asked Nicole to take Bo for a walk with him. He wanted to go to the beach. Begrudgingly Nicole changed her clothes and agreed. After walking for a short while, Stephen sat down, he pulled out a photo book that he had made for Nicole. Photo books were not uncommon to them as they often made them to celebrate little milestones in the relationship. Nicole flipped through the book and coming to the last page she read “Will you marry me?” Stephen proceeded to one knee where he opened a box holding the most gorgeous ring. Nicole was breathless. A little ways down the beach stood their parents holding champagne. They celebrated a perfect commencement to a perfect friendship.

Nicole and Stephen will forever be joined next September.

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The Erie Grill | Engagement Session | Rochester, NY | Joe & Alex

Their date had been held for months. Specifically choosing January for their engagement session, Alex and Joe longed for beautiful, white snow. Normally in snow in January for upstate New York is a given. This year, however spring like conditioned, … Continue reading

Infant Session | Rochester, NY | Mr. Tanner Baby

I had an amazing time playing with Mr. Tanner and his beautiful mama the other day. Here is a little preview from our afternoon. Enjoy!

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Rochester Family Winter Session | The Schmids

I have had the privileged of knowing the Schmid family for almost 10 years now. I first met Sam and Billy while attending RIT. Sam and I were both graphic design majors and shared the majority of our class load. Several years later I was honored to be apart of their wedding. And now….getting to photograph their first family photo with their little love bug Otto.

Congratulations Sam and Billy on your beautiful baby boy. And Congratulations Bill, Robin and Phil on your beautiful new grandson and nephew.

Love you all!

Happiest of New Years as you watch Otto grow.

xoxo,
MK

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