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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.


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I am Cassandra and my passion lies in bringing the art of motherhood to light. Through fine art photography, I help mothers remember the beauty that’s woven together to create the tapestry of a childhood.

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A Whimsical Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding – Buffalo, NY

Where do I even begin? To say that this wedding was full of love and emotion would be an understatement. So many of us found ourselves not only speechless, but ugly crying from the outpouring of pure, unconditional love. I wish I had a word to describe the way it felt to be enveloped in […]



Popular Photo Session Locations – Winter Park, FL

Where would you like to have your session? This is a question we as photographers are constantly asking our clients. I don’t expect you to have to make this decision alone! The location we choose for your session truly depends on the look and feel your are hoping for in your images. What feels right […]



6 Tips for a Fun and Relaxed Family Session – Orlando, FL

Family photos are truly so important. It’s the perfect opportunity to document the kids just as they are now, before they change throughout the next year. This is a time to document how your family looks and feels during this season of life.  How do we create beautiful, meaningful images that preserve the essence of […]

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Where to have your photography session – Naples, FL

The location you choose for your photography session is extremely important to the aesthetic of your imagery. Together, we will discuss your location and curate a wardrobe collection that feels true to your family. We can tailor something that feels timeless and is cohesive with your location of choice. Each seemingly small detail comes together […]

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What to Wear – Family Photography in Orlando, FL

Some of my favorite recommendations for sessions are earth tones and neutral colors to keep your images looking timeless. I want to capture you and your family naturally, and in something that makes you feel beautiful. I encourage my clients to dress true to themselves and also what feels comfortable! When choosing your wardrobe, I […]

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My 5 favorite tips for photographing children

I love photographing young children because anything they do is typically adorable or provides some really great composition. Toddlers are full of personality and trying to assert their independence. I like to photograph all of the big emotions that children feel. Sure, there may be some chaos in a session with young children, but these […]

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Lighting your In-home Newborn Session – Orlando, FL

As an Orlando newborn photographer, I usually photograph in-home sessions mid to late morning. I prefer this time because in most homes, the light is bright and streaming beautifully through large windows at that time. When we are planning your session, it is good to think about what room or rooms in your home have […]

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Photographing in Full Sun

This is a dread and a fear for many photographers, but it doesn’t have to be! After a decade of photographing families, I have had sessions in less than ideal lighting situations. I don’t try to schedule sessions in the middle of the day, but circumstances arrive and scheduling sessions while traveling sometimes lends us […]



An Elegant Summer Wedding at Wanaka Country Club – Buffalo, NY

Alli and Mike had such a beautiful day for their summer wedding in Buffalo. The girls started the day at the home where Alli grew up, surrounded by family and childhood memories. They brunched and sipped champagne as the Alyssa & Carina glam squad got everyone wedding ready. All the ladies looked beautiful and even […]

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Family Session – What to Wear

The question I most often receive as a lifestyle family photographer is, what should we wear for our family session? I recommend something that makes you to feel confident and comfortable! I want to capture you and your family naturally, and in something that makes you feel beautiful. I encourage my clients to dress true […]


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