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Opont Family Portrait Session | Norwalk, CT

May 08, 2022 - I know it's Mother's Day, but can we just take a minute to appreciate how ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE Baby Eliana is?? It was su...
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Kimberly's 30th Birthday | Norwalk, CT

April 01, 2022 - Today is Kimberly's 30th birthday! She saw her friend Esther's photos that I did for her birthday shoot a few months ago...
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Christine's 16th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

March 13, 2022 - Christine is as cute as a button. While I was trying to put her lash back on in the make up room, I felt like I was doin...
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Tornishia's 30th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

March 11, 2022 - Roody and I spent more than the average amount of time figuring out the color scheme for Tornishia's balloons. Her dress...
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Aiden's 5th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

February 25, 2022 - Aiden is probably the swaggiest 5-year-old I've ever met. His whole 'fit was on point. Mom wanted everything to be blue,...
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Kayla's 23rd Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

February 11, 2022 - Today is Kayla's birthday! My girl drove all the way down from Dutchess County, NY for this birthday shoot. That's the k...
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Esther's 30th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

January 15, 2022 - Esther was thoroughly prepared for her birthday. She got a fresh cut that morning, drove all the way from Waterbury... a...
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Larianne's 31st Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

January 13, 2022 - What a difference a year makes. I just quickly reviewed last year's birthday shoot, and I had no idea then that I would...
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Jayleen's 3rd Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

December 17, 2021 - Sweet Jayleen! She was a bit shy when she first saw me, as most children are. But she quickly warmed up to me and even s...
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Brianna's 21st Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

December 13, 2021 - You know what's a nice feeling? When a client expresses her excitement to finally get to shoot with you. I did the usual...
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Jonathan's 5th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

December 12, 2021 - It's that time of year again! Our big boy is growing--he's 5 years old today! I always love to ask Jonathan questions be...
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Vanessa & Edson's Maternity Session | Norwalk, CT

December 05, 2021 - Nessa Veeeee!! That's what I yell via text message when I feel like annoying my homegirl. Oh my goodness, she is even mo...
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Nephthalie & Duckensy's Surprise Proposal | Norwalk, CT

December 01, 2021 - It's "Dee" for short. We had a little pep talk while Nephthalie was getting her make up done. Vallery, stylist extraordi...
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Lillian's 23rd Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

November 30, 2021 - Lillian had a very clear vision of what she wanted her 23rd Birthday Shoot to look like. We had a great pre-session cons...
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Emely's 15th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

November 28, 2021 - Emely is 15 years old today! So we did her birthday shoot Quinceañera style with the red and gold theme. For this out...
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Helen's 72nd Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

November 26, 2021 - Ms. Helen is 72 years old today. 72 where?? And I don't know if you can tell, but blue is Ms. Helen's favorite color.
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Megan's 23rd Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

October 23, 2021 - Megan is our first client to be photographed in the studio whose ambiance was the sound of a birthday party going on in...
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Nana's 25th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

October 20, 2021 - I first met Nana earlier this year when she tagged along to her friend's photoshoot in Queens. So thank you for the conn...
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Jaden's 6th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

August 27, 2021 - We just got home from our Day Out with the Birthday Boy, Mr. Jaden Tide. What a fun day it has been! Jaden was born at 8...
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Isabelle's Branding Session | Derose Beauty - NY Make Up Artist

August 13, 2021 - Isabelle came to me with the request to do a branding session for herself. My whole year was made! Isabelle has been do...
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Linda's 18th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

July 24, 2021 - Linda and her crew are soooo chill. They entered the studio and they were quit the entire time haha. They traveled all t...
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Modelyne's Branding Session | Bee Royal Beauty

July 19, 2021 - Modelyne reached out to me after seeing a session I did for our mutual friend! Honestly, that session has brought me so...
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Antionette's Branding Session | Sugar Sweetease Dessert Studio, Norwalk

June 30, 2021 - First of all, your baker could never. Let's just set the bar THIS high. Antionette was an absolute pleasure to shoot. Yo...
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Rachelle's Portrait Session | Bridgeport, CT

June 19, 2021 - I think we can call this a "Just Because" session. Rachelle had no particular reason to get all dolled up and bless my c...
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Juliette's 52nd Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

June 17, 2021 - Jalessa reached out to me about booking a birthday shoot for her mother's 52nd birthday. Just 3 days after our studio's...
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Roody x Tide & True | Norwalk, CT

June 12, 2021 - Roody & I did it--we opened up our very own photography studio in Norwalk, CT! Tide & True Studios is an actual dream co...
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Alexis' 21st Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

June 01, 2021 - I first met Alexis in 2019 when I photographed her Senior Prom portraits in the park. Then we met again when I photograp...
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Kamryn's 13th Birthday Shoot | Astoria, Queens

May 21, 2021 - Sherise booked this birthday shoot for her daughter, Kamryn. I've honestly never done a birthday shoot for anyone younge...
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Keshayne's 25th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

May 14, 2021 - I've known KJ since he was 2, and I refuse to call him by his grown man name, "Keshayne." He's still my little cousin, e...
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Justina's 16th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

April 29, 2021 - Justina turned 16 last October, but the pandemic ruined her plans. Ugh, girl. I know the feeling. But there's a happy en...
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Bruno Family Maternity Session | Bridgeport, CT

April 23, 2021 - The Bruno family is expecting again! I photographed Kairo's first birthday party a few years ago, and the Baby Shark des...
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Christianna's 30th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

April 15, 2021 - Christianna is like a refreshing bubble of energy. Is that a thing? The second she walked into the studio in Bridgepo...
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Ameerah's 21st Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

April 14, 2021 - I have known Ameerah since she is 12, and today I am writing about the photo shoot we did for her 21st birthday. Time is...
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Natasha's 24th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

March 26, 2021 - Natasha came into the studio on a Monday evening and confessed that she had never done a professional photo shoot before...
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Natallia's 21st Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

March 23, 2021 - Miss Natallia is 21 years old today! I have known this young lady for a long time. I've been to a church a few times and...
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"But Go Off, Sis" Podcast Branding Session | Bridgeport, CT

March 20, 2021 - I had the pleasure of photographing these two ladies for the branding of their new podcast called "But Go Off, Sis." You...
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Nina-Simone's 21st Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

March 01, 2021 - Nina-Simone was super shy when she walked into the studio with her boyfriend, Marlon. Actually, they were both a little...
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Kayla's 16th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

February 21, 2021 - I have known Kayla since she was in the single digits. She was one of my first birthday clients 2 years ago, and now she...
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Kenyetta's Family Portrait Session | Bridgeport, CT

February 12, 2021 - Kenyetta planned this photo shoot with her nieces months ago. I knew it was going to be a cute little session, but the l...
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Shameeka's 29th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

February 06, 2021 - Shameeka's birthday shoot was my THIRD birthday shoot for the day, and the first thing I did after meeting her was apolo...
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Sha-Dae's 26th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

February 03, 2021 - Sha-Dae walked into the studio with a top knot. Isabelle did her make up, then she let her hair down and I was SO SURE I...
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Yoselis' 21st Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

January 31, 2021 - Yoselis is 21 today! Oh my goodness, I loved photographing this girl sooooo much! No voy a hablar mucho. I'll let the ph...
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Nicole's Maternity Session | Astoria, Queens

January 28, 2021 - Nicole called to inquiry about shooting while I was in the middle of a shoot, so Roody took the call. I'm so happy we we...
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Stephanie's 24th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

January 25, 2021 - I couldn't think of a nicer way to celebrate MLK Jr. Day than to photograph a beautiful black woman! So Stephanie braved...
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Taneshia's 35th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

January 22, 2021 - Taneshia was only going to be in town for a few days before she headed off to her assignment, so she quickly scheduled t...
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Fatmata's 24th Birthday Shoot | Astoria, Queens

January 18, 2021 - Fatmata called me to book a session, but I wasn't available on the day she requested. I thought I would never hear from...
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T'Keyah & Jameg's Maternity Session | Flushing, Queens

January 16, 2021 - Back in 2012, I was just getting into the wedding game when a photographer reached out to me and asked if I could cover...
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Larianne's 30th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

January 13, 2021 - Well, here we are. It's my 30th birthday, and I finally get to share these images from my birthday shoot. I have A LOT t...
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Barbara's 24th Birthday Shoot | Astoria, Queens

January 11, 2021 - First of all, I need more boyfriends to join my clients for their birthday shoot and actually dress up and get into half...
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Jodi Ann's 28th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

January 07, 2021 - First blog post of the new year! I'm especially excited about this session because Jodi Ann was my FIRST EVER birthday...
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Stacey's 26th Birthday Shoot | Long Island City, Queens

January 01, 2021 - Happy New Year! I don't know about you, but I NEED 2021 to be awesome. Last year started out pretty rough for us, but w...
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Sasha's 23rd Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

December 22, 2020 - Sasha's birthday shoot was bitter sweet. Bitter because we ended up staying in the studio for 4 hours longer than we had...
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Fefe's 23rd Birthday Shoot | Long Island City, Queens

December 19, 2020 - Fefe is a ball of energy. I could feel the energy as I read her e-mails haha. My girl stepped out of the make up chai...
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Ashley's 30th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

December 18, 2020 - I've known Ashley for a few years. I remember taking a really cool photo of her at Winterfest back in the day. Oh my gos...
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Glandy's 32nd Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

December 14, 2020 - Glandy is the level of organized I aspire to be. She booked her consultation and locked in her shoot a whole month befor...
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Jonathan's 4th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

December 12, 2020 - My baby is 4 years old today, friends. I just don't understand how time flies so fast. Instagram and Facebook constantly...
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Shirley's Maternity Session | Bridgeport, CT

December 05, 2020 - Shirley & I went to school together. She has always been sweet and soft-spoken. We were able to catch up at our high sch...
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Heaven's 16th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

November 26, 2020 - I know at least ONE thing that Heaven is grateful for today... She is now 16 years old! 🥳 While picking up the ballo...
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Morris Family Portrait Session | Bridgeport, CT

November 21, 2020 - Ahhh, the Morrises. I shot their wedding back in 2013, then I photographed the maternity & newborn sessions for Jeremiah...
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Samantha's 30th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

November 16, 2020 - I looked at Samantha's face while Isabelle was doing her make up and thought to myself, Wait. She's turning 30...? Saman...
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Michel's 23rd Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

November 13, 2020 - Michel called me a couple weeks ago lock in a time for his birthday shoot. We agreed to Monday morning at 10 AM. Weird t...
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Carmen's 30th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

November 10, 2020 - I love the dynamic range of this shoot. Isabelle did Carmen's make up, and she transformed into a beauty queen haha. "I...
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Cynthia's Portrait Session | Flushing, Queens

November 06, 2020 - Elaborate portrait sessions are what I live for. Cynthia's birthday was back in August, so this wasn't exactly a birthda...
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Rehanna's 16th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

November 04, 2020 - Rehanna rolls deep! She and her whole crew came to the studio right before the birthday party. Rehanna came dressed, mak...
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Keri's 30th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

October 28, 2020 - Keri turned 30th on the 11th, and we met up in Bridgeport to do her birthday shoot at the studio on the 12th. It's so fu...
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Chevelle's 30th Birthday Shoot | Long Island City, NY

October 06, 2020 - Chevelle googled "Queens photographer" and I was the first person who popped up. Wow! I feel important:) So she called m...
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Petersen's 30th Birthday Portrait Session | Waveny Park, New Canaan

October 02, 2020 - Let me start off by confessing that I have been wanting to photograph Petersen for the past, like, 10 years. So the fact...
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Saida's 40th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

October 01, 2020 - Saida turned 40 one month ago! Her daughter, Sailin, booked a double birthday shoot for the two of them. They both got t...
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Thamar's 16th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

September 30, 2020 - Thamar is 16 years old today! W00t W00t! She came to the studio a couple weeks ago with her mother & sister. Isabelle di...
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Reyna's 25th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

September 18, 2020 - Reyna & I go to the same hair salon. Our hair dresser told her about me, and she found me on Instagram. YES! Reyna is...
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Janiva's 35th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

September 17, 2020 - Janiva is 35 years old today! We did her photo shoot in the studio last weekend, and she did an amazing job:) While we...
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Sailin's 20th Birthday Photo Shoot | Flushing, Queens

September 14, 2020 - Sailin booked a double birthday shoot for herself and her mother, Saida. Today is Sailin's birthday, so I just wanted to...
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Rushell's 30th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

September 07, 2020 - One of the first things Rushell mentioned in our e-mail conversations was getting prints. I already knew that she was my...
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Precious & Kennedi's Mommy & Me Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

September 03, 2020 - I got SUPER excited when I received Precious' e-mail inquiring about a Mommy & Me birthday photo shoot. I just knew it w...
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Gabby's Harry Potter Themed 30th Birthday Shoot | Waveny Park, New Canaan, CT

August 30, 2020 - Gabby & I went to high school together. We were both in JROTC. All of my classmates are turning 30 this year (except me.
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Jael's 17th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

August 23, 2020 - Jael's mother, Samantha, booked this birthday shoot for her! They drove all the way from Monroe, NY for the shoot, so I...
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Michael's 27th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

August 22, 2020 - Michael booked his birthday shoot very early. My guy was excited to turn 27! And the day is finally here. Happy 27th bir...
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Moesha's 22nd Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

August 11, 2020 - Someone tagged another person under one of my birthday shoot posts on Instagram. A few minutes later, I got an e-mail fr...
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Jewel's [Surprise] 30th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

August 01, 2020 - Jewel & Serge have been together for 5 years. Jewel randomly mentioned wanting to do a photo shoot for her 30th birthday...
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Faleena's 21st Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

July 25, 2020 - Faleena is the absolute cutest! After Isabelle finished doing her make up and she changed into her first outfit, Faleena...
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Tavaura's [Surprise] 30th Birthday Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

July 06, 2020 - Tavaura is a beautiful plus-size model who I have had the pleasure of photographing years ago. Her sister and husband pl...
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Jen's 30th Birthday Photo Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

April 03, 2020 - You know what was really heartbreaking? Jen had booked her birthday shoot since last October. One week before the shoot...
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Kenyetta's Birthday Photo Shoot | Bridgeport, CT

March 27, 2020 - Kenyetta had big plans for her birthday. We were even talking about it during her photo shoot. Then everything changed,...
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Faith's 25th Birthday Shoot | Flushing, Queens

March 25, 2020 - Faith is a dream client. She found me on Google, filled out the inquiry form, asked really good questions and booked her...
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Stanley Leon's Studio 10 Grand Opening Party (and Surprise Proposal!) | Bridgeport, CT

January 26, 2020 - I feel like a proud big sister. Truly. When Stanley reached out to me about photographing this event, I was so honored....
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Demi & Edgar's Baby Shower | Country Club of Darien, CT

January 25, 2020 - Dianne, Demi & I were all part of a small gospel choir called "BKO" back in the day. Dianne reached out to me about phot...
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Kimberly's 30th Birthday Photoshoot | Birthday Shoot NYC

December 29, 2019 - Kimberly reached out to me via Instagram to book a birthday make over & photoshoot. She really wanted to do a rose gold...
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Chocolate Soul Christmas Mini Sessions 2019 | Black Santa visits Newington & Milford, CT!

December 25, 2019 - Christmas time is here! Back in November, we launched the first leg of the "Chocolate Soul Christmas Mini Session Tour"...
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Immeley & Nick's Maternity Session | The Event Suite, Milford, CT

December 21, 2019 - Immeley reached out to me about doing a Christmas-themed maternity session. I suggested we shoot at The Event Suite in t...
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Jennifer & Kevaughan's Maternity Session | Flushing, Queens

November 09, 2019 - Jennifer is Roody's cousin, so I've known her for about 10 years. This maternity session made me emotional because I'm a...
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Christine's 25th Birthday Photoshoot | Birthday Shoot NYC

November 01, 2019 - Today is Christine's 25th Birthday! She found me on Google, called me, and booked her studio session. Her package includ...
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Dime's 21st Birthday Photoshoot | Birthday Shoot NYC

June 06, 2019 - Diamonique (AKA "Dime") is a member of a church that I consider myself to be an honorary member of:) I photographed the...
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Trinity's 16th Birthday Photoshoot SNEAK PEEK! | Birthday Shoot NYC

May 26, 2019 - Trinity's photo shoot was number 2 of 7 over the course of 4 days, so I just wanted to quickly share 3 of the top images...
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