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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Newborn Portraits with sweet little Landon: 10 days old

I absolutely loved meeting little Landon and having the honor of taking his first “professional” photos since entering the world 10 days earlier.  It meant just as much to see Brian & Becky (old friends and wedding clients from 2008) as proud parents. Congratulations! I just love that you can see the light fuzz on…

Glam vintage bouquet inspiration

I saw this bouquet in an Etsy shop (if you don’t know what www.etsy.com is, you have got to check it out) and fell in love. I love the use of all the vintage rhinestone brooches and the accents of cobalt blue glass & pearl beads.  I hope one of my brides has a bouquet…

Michela + Matt Wedding 9.25.10: Belle Mer, Newport, RI

This is a repost (from my old blog) of a beautiful wedding I photographed in September  2010 at St. Mary’s Church in Bristol, RI and Belle Mer in Newport, RI. The weather was perfect as family and friends gathered from the U.S. and Italy to help Michela and Matt celebrate their wedding day. Congratulations Michela…

Newport Bridal Expo 2.19.11 Oceancliff

I will be at Booth #7 at Oceancliff at the 2011 Newport Bridal Expo on Saturday, February 19. Make sure to stop by and introduce yourself! www.newportweddingexpo.com Also, I am giving away a free “Romance the Dress” session to one lucky winner from the brides that pre-register for the show. The winner will be picked…

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About Susan

My wedding and portrait photography business is located in the heart of South County, Rhode Island close to URI and the scenic, south coast beaches. I grew up here and feel so lucky to be able to work and create in such a beautiful location! My approach to photography is much like my approach to life: creative, relaxed, natural and fun. I would describe my style as a blend of candid & photojournalistic with traditional & artistic images. I love taking the time to create some beautiful, romantic portraits of my brides & grooms, but also the spontaneous moments throught the wedding day. 

I consider my website and blog a place where I can visually journal about the amazing people and places I get to photograph. Not only do I consider myself exceptionally lucky to be making a living taking photographs for people at important moments in their lives, but I also get to meet an amazing cross section of people I might not otherwise get to know. In the ten years I have been in business, I have had the chance to photograph couples riding high on the excitement of their recent engagement, on their wedding day, parents-to-be waiting to meet their new child, newborn babies, children marking milestone birthdays and families who want to remember a certain time in their lives by capturing it in a photographic portrait.  

In more recent years, I have had the opportunity to photograph the weddings of younger siblings and friends of previous wedding clients, and the maternity, newborn and family portraits of couples whose weddings I photographed in years past. It feels amazing to know my creative vision of these occasions is a part of their lives and their family history and I am grateful for each and every one of them. When I say I love what I do, it is from a genuine place. I can't imagine doing anything else and feeling as creativly satisfied and pleased to make my clients happy.  

I studied photography at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) for undergraduate school and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. 

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