In-Home Newborn Session – Hudson Valley Photographer

In Home Newborn Session  I don’t know about you, but I think giving a mama-to-be a gift certificate for newborn photography just might be one of the best gifts you can give. Natural light newborn portraits make me really happy, and even with an overcast day, these came out SO beautiful. There’s just something about […]

Oct 3, 2019

In-home Newborn Session

FILED IN:

Newborn

THE FULL POST

What is Golden Hour – Hudson Valley Photographer

What is Golden Hour? It when the sun is rising and when the sun is setting. This is when the sun will be lowest in the sky, creating a golden glow and longer shadows. Why do photographers love golden hour? Assuming there aren’t any clouds in the sky, the sun can take on a super […]

Golden Hour - Family Portraits

FILED IN:

Family, Maternity

THE FULL POST

Oct 3, 2019

Lake Minnewaska Photoshoot – Hudson Valley Photographer

Lake Minnewaska Photoshoot Gorgeous is an understatement. Nena and her boyfriend Jeremey accompanied me on a short hike to the cliffs at Lake Minnewaska. We had an end goal of creating some super chill, laid back portraits and focusing on the incredible landscapes. We timed it just right for really beautiful evening light and the […]

Sep 29, 2019

Lake Minnewaska - Hudson Valley Photographer

FILED IN:

Family, Other, Wedding

THE FULL POST

Villa Venezia Wedding – Hudson Valley Photographer

Villa Venezia Wedding I’m not gonna lie, I was looking forward to this wedding ever since the day Brianna had reached out to me in 2018 to shoot her engagement session. Why? 1. Because I knew from how she answered my initial questions that I ask every couple, we were going to be great friends. […]

Villa Venezia Wedding - Hudson Valley Photographer

FILED IN:

Wedding

THE FULL POST

Sep 28, 2019

Bridal Lingerie Photoshoot – Hudson Valley Photographer

Bridal Lingerie Photoshoot This girl had me crying laughing during her photoshoot. To set the scene, we were running in and out of a thunderstorm over the course of three hours and she did not give up! We were both determined to make sure we shot some amazing photos so that I could design a […]

Sep 28, 2019

Bridal Lingerie Photoshoot

FILED IN:

Her

THE FULL POST

Maternity Boudoir Portraits – Hudson Valley Photographer

Window light is my best friend. Wanna know why? Because it can create some of the most incredible portraits EVER. Megan & John are so so amazing for having maternity portraits taken! With less than two weeks to go, she is looking absolutely stunning 🙂

Hudson Valley Maternity Boudoir

FILED IN:

Maternity, Newborn

THE FULL POST

Sep 28, 2019

In-home Newborn Session – Hudson Valley Photographer

In Home Newborn Session Photographing little Miss Maisie Louise was amazing.. no really she was an absolutely angel. Her super awesome mom had their space heater kickin before I arrived to have the room nice and toasty knowing where I would set up… because this was a return visit 🙂 last year I was in […]

Sep 28, 2019

Newborn Photoshoot

FILED IN:

Newborn

THE FULL POST

Gender Reveal – Hudson Valley Photographer

Gender Reveal  What a super creative way to share the news with family and friends! Brendan owns a gym in Newburgh so I just thought it was so cool that a deadlift was the reveal for the gender of their baby. And both of their families are all girls so they were absolutely thrilled to […]

Gender Reveal

FILED IN:

Family, Maternity, Newborn

THE FULL POST

Sep 10, 2019

A Growing Family

Photographing my sister over the years has proven to be amazing in many ways. Watching her beat cancer, to bearing her first child, to now watching her belly grow with baby number 2 has been just amazing. It has been a whirlwind of emotions over the past five-ish years. Our most recent portrait session was […]

Dec 7, 2018

FILED IN:

Family, Maternity

THE FULL POST

instagram

latest work

FOLLOW me

find your way around

home

Blog

Info

Contact

let's connect

269 stone school house rd
Bloomingburg, ny 12721

hello@sweetmelissaphoto.com

MEET