Vlog: Summer Nights 2020

Summer is just about over, are you sad? I know I am. Before the breeze comes this way, a few friends and I had a little backyard get together at Tanya’s house. The food was BOMB, the games had us cracking up + the company was needed.

Sometimes I remember to update my Youtube, and when I do, naturally I’ll be here to share it with you guys. Here’s to hoping I keep up the progress with video work. The editing is time consuming, but the end results always make me feel so good! Anyone who knows me, knows that I adore to make memories, and this video did just that, enjoy!

Newborn Photography: Welcome Killian

  It’s a beautiful day, and nothing makes me happier than basking in new love.
  I met client Alison, last year during a Vision Board workshop, and here I am later, helping her express her new found love to her cousin Michelle. Michelle has started her journey into motherhood, and I love it when someone books me as a gift!
Extending your family is always beautiful, especially when there’s a new baby to celebrate. Baby boy at only 3 weeks old, so tiny and fragile, I felt so honored knowing that Alison trusted me in documenting such a milestone for her family.

Family is everything.

One of my favorite portraits taken from our session together.
You can just feel the appreciation from Mom & Dad, for their new baby boy Killian.

There’s nothing like staying in at home all comfy on a rainy day…
it’s even better when you’re surrounded by loved ones.
I get the privilege of being a fly on the wall, and allowing you to bask in that LOVE.
These are the moments that you cherish and I get to help you do that.

Thank you Alison, for allowing me to part of such a wonderful chapter in your lives.
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Photo Journal: Softball Sundays

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Another day, another game. It’s Sunday and that means it’s time to play ball.
The men have their shorts on, and their shirts off— some of them at least.
The sun is blazing, and this time I managed to stay a little longer than the last Sunday. Especially since I was doing my best going back and forth in between the field and my family’s house for a small barbecue that was happening. Let’s just say that my bike gave me enough of a work out.
My camera has been loving the attention I’ve been giving it lately, and I have to admit, I missed her as well — and yes, my camera is she.
My telephoto lens came in clutch allowing me to grab details of the players. I love when I get capture movement and even more when the images tell a story.

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So, tell me, what do your Sundays look like?
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Is it time to document and capture your journey?
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Photography: Graduate 2020

3E4A3828   Raymond has been working hard, and now is the time to show it off. I feel for my 2020 graduates, knowing they can’t celebrate the way they want to due to the pandemic. Which is why graduation sessions have hit so close to home.
I’m so proud of his determination and only wish him the best of success.. this is only the beginning. Milestones should always be documented, and I’m so grateful I got to be a part of his journey.
Congratulations Raymond!3E4A38373E4A37813E4A3804If you are interested in booking a portrait session of your own, please be sure to reach out to me HERE. I look forward to hearing from you!
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Photo Journal: Kat’s Picnic for Two

3E4A3597   One of the beautiful things in the world to me, is the radiance of a woman who’s transitioning into a new stage of motherhood.
One of my dearest friend’s Kat is expecting, and her and her spouse couldn’t be happier. Due to these past couple of months being a rough in the world, we’ve stayed away from each other as recommended, but I love having girl dates.
I think making time for your girlfriends is essential. They’re the ones that listen to all your troubles, make you laugh and are with you every step of your journey, so why wouldn’t I go out of my way to do a little something simple, like plan a picnic.
We made our way to the most obsolete part of the park, 6 feet had nothing us today. Our speaker was blasting reggeaton, while we caught up on everything that’s going on in our lives at the same time. Where do you even begin?
For me that was a little easy, as my trusty camera was ready. But let’s be clear this photo session was not planned, not even a little a bit… but I was eager to document some part of her journey— even if I was a little late, and even if she’s almost due.
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I know I’m ready to hear from you!
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Photo Journal: Sundays Are For Softball

 

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Phase 2 during quarantine, means we’re trying to soak up as much sun as possible. Everyone has been stuck inside, and we needed to stretch our legs a bit.
A friend Leny, always goes out of her way to plan a good time for all of us. This time, a nice relaxing game of softball was what we need to get the good times rolling.
The sun was not shy today, and neither was my camera. I missed photographing natural movements, those candid shots that tell a story.
I clipped my camera to my backpack, grabbed my bicycle and got to riding.
See you guys next Sunday!

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Photography: Hello Graduates!

Happy June!
This month is full celebrations. One of my favorites things is capturing milestones for others and what better memory to make than a loved ones graduation.  Since Covid-19 has decided to stop all gatherings, my heart goes to our dear 2020 graduates who won’t be having a ceremony this year.

All that hard work does not go unnoticed. I wanted to do my part and document this success for these two beautiful ladies.

Katelyn and Havina have both graduated with honors, what better way of making a parent proud.

We all met at a local park, and the girls were ready with their gowns flowing in the wind. They were stunning. My camera came out to play.

I was eager to get back into the groove of things, especially since quarantine had me hiding under a shell. I dusted off my trusty lens and got to work. Guiding these best friends was an easy task, but I have to admit, catching them laughing off-guard made me really happy.  Nothing brings me more than joy than capturing a real moment of emotion.

Sending lots of love and Congratulations to all of my graduates this year.
May all of your future endeavors  be in your favor.
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Vlog: Behind The Scenes with Essence Delgado

I spend a day photographing a dancer. Soon to be break out Broadway actress Essence Delgado is ready to revamp her portfolio and I’m the one to help.
Some final images below:

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Travel : Washington D.C. 2019

Sometimes it’s time to escape the hustle and bustle of NYC, and find some bustle somewhere else.
    Weekend getaways tend to be my favorite. I can pack a small backpack with me, have a new adventure and go back to work on Monday like nothing ever happened.

A friend recently told me about Bolt bus (and yes, I may be late to the party.. even though I took one about 5 years ago to get to Boston, and completely forgot they existed) and it was time to hit the road.
I visited Washington D.C. a long time ago as a kid. I must have been around 10 years old. I still remember the bright baggy mustard pants, and the turquoise and purple windbreaker jacket I was wearing(It was the late 90’s okaaaay) Think, little Dominican girl dressed like The Fresh Prince, hahaha. My dad’s car ended up leaving us on the side of the road, and our choice was to rent something, anything to get there the rest of the way.    The closest rental car spot only had a limo left…it was the best entrance I’ve made to the white house. How can you possibly beat that?
Adulting is a little different, I hopped off the bus and roamed the streets, taking  in everything so I can remember it this time.
Getting caught in the rain, and not really caring about my hair or clothes was just an extra touch of freedom.
One of my favorite things about has got to be the endless amounts of free museums. If you find yourself visiting, I promise you,your biggest expense is going to be getting there and figuring out where you’re sleeping. And that wasn’t even too costly. I didn’t really do any bar hopping, but museum hopping was all the rage this weekend. Check  out The Smithsonians if you plan on visiting.

Event: You’re Invited to Art Auction & Chill

Great things are happening!

You ever have that feeling in your gut… that fulfilled feeling where everything feels like it’s falling into place? Well that’s how I’m feeling, especially knowing that I’m surrounded by the right people.
This talented group of artists have been a blessing, and it’s not in disguise. We’ve all been working off the clock, creating and building in all our different mediums.
We’re a bunch of painters, illustrators, graphic artists, photographers, and designers who have bonded into so much more. We’re so proud of this growth and we’re really excited to be hosting our first event soon, and we want you to be a part of this experience.
Come and show some support, laugh a lot, and win some art to take home with you.
This is only the beginning.

RSVP is available HERE

I can’t wait to see you there!
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