Category Archives: Kensington Photography

Mother’s Day

She counted the trimesters and down the days until your arrival…

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She could defeat every super villain, solve any math problem and fix everything with just a hug.

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And even though you might be taller than her now and maybe have a few small children that now call you Mom..

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You’re still her entire world.

Thanks Mom ….for everything!

Also posted in Maternity Photography, Pittsburgh Lifestyle Photography, Pittsburgh Photography

Preview: J.D. and Amanda’s Vow Renewal

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Rick and Bonnie: Hydehole Resturant

Once upon a time a man fell in love with a woman and on the night he proposed to her he promised to build a castle.
And a castle he built….

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Filled with heroic knights and tales of old..

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..and magical pumpkins! (That turn into pies at midnight!)

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Every princess gets to dance the night away with her prince charming….

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And of course every story ends with a ‘And they lived happily ever after’!

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Thanks to Bonnie and Rick for sharing their special day with me and to the amazing staff at the Hydehole.
For more information about the Hydehole and the true story about its owners and the amazing castle/restaurant they built in Moon please visit: hyeholde.com

Also posted in Pittsburgh Wedding Photography, Wedding Photography

Winter Portraits

As the cold of winter melts into the green promise of spring I have to say..I will miss winter.
Yes it’s April Fools Day but this isn’t a joke.
Winter is one of my favorite times to take portraits.

Winter to me is literally a blank canvas, a white billowy canvas of opportunity. Where colors pop and everything sparkles!

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And of course you can never have enough layers on! And cute accessorizes like hats and scarves are a must!

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Plus it’s a great way to get everyone a little bit closer and hug a little tighter.

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So goodbye for now winter…I’ll be waiting anxiously for your return!

Also posted in Pittsburgh Wedding Photography, Portraits, Senior Pictures, Wedding Photography

2014 Wrap Up

“I did it all
I did it all
I owned every second that this world could give
I saw so many places
The things that I did
Yeah, with every broken bone
I swear I lived”
– One Republic “I Did It All”

What a year it has been!

THANK YOU for your business!
For your likes!
For your referrals!
For allowing me to be apart of your big and small moments!
For pulling me into your conga lines and family hugs!

I hope the beautiful images that I have captured reflect the sheer magic and beauty that I have seen in all of your moments this past year!

 

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I’m looking forward to what 2015 holds and the memories that have yet to be made and captured that will be treasured forever!

Also posted in Pittsburgh Photography

Happy June!

I have been looking forward to June for a very long while because….

We’re doing our first fair!
Kensington Photography will be at New Kensington Volunteer Fire Department’s Community Days during June 20th-22nd!
I’m so excited and yet very busy all at the same time because June came far to quickly!
So if you’re coming to community days please stop by and say hi!

Also coming up this month I’m planning on doing a lot of “how to” blogs about weddings photography and the fair so keep an eye out for those!

If you have a  upcoming event or would like more information about Kensington Photography portrait sessions please contact us for more information. 

Also posted in How To, Penn Hills Senior Portraits, Photography, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Lifestyle Photography, Pittsburgh Photography, Pittsburgh Senior Photography, Pittsburgh Wedding Photography, Wedding Photography

Neil 3 months session

Guess who’s 3 months already?
This guy!

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It is hard to believe that he’s already 3 months old!
It feels like it was only last week that I was holding him for the first time mere hours after he was born. Time really does fly by!

So to capture this moment in time before it too goes all to fast we had some fun along with big brother Liam and did Neil’s 3 month portrait session!
Enjoy the preview!

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Wedding Season 2014!

It’s here! It’s wedding season!
And boy is it going to be a busy one!
I’m so excited!!!!

Tomorrow is our first wedding of the season which is with Luis & Nikkina!

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Looking forward to spending the day with this wonderful couple and all the other couples I have the pleasure of working with this season!

Wanna know more about Kensington Photography weddings?
Contact us for information!

Also posted in Photography, Pittsburgh Wedding Photography, State College Photography, Wedding Photography

Prom Season: 2014

It’s that time of year again!
For cray-paper and taffeta, glitter and puffy dresses all to be muttered with the phrase “in season” and it to be accepted for one night and one night only!
It’s Prom!

I love prom!
I love the big dresses and sparkly eye-shadow.
I love the slow jams and the twinkling lights!
It was one night. But it was the night where anything could happen in my mind.

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(Me on the right at my Junior Prom)

And while nothing really out of the ordinary happened at Prom for me I guess my most cherished memories from this time of year are the things that happened while getting ready for Prom…
Being part of the decorating committee.
My parents allowing me to skip school to go with my friends to the nearest large town (Altoona) for dresses.
The arguments I had with my Mom over what she and what I thought I should wear.
The stress over just asking a guy to the Prom. (Asking a person to prom was stressful enough without the addition of flash-mobs, glee club serenades and whatever else you crazy youngsters do now a days!)
And finally there was the excitement of the day itself!

But enough about me and my cheesy nostalgia.
Let’s get to the pictures!

Prom 2014!
This year I had the pleasure of capturing two different proms!

First up was Shelby and Jonah for Apollo Ridge’s Prom!

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(After years of my begging AND pleading AND whining AND annoying – Shelby finally got a puffy dress!!!)

And then we had Stevanakelly and her date  Mike for Plum High School’s Prom!

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(This is Stevanakelly’s blog debut! Yay!)

It was so much fun getting to share the evening with both of these wonderful girls!

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I hope their proms were as magical and memorable as my proms were.

Coining up: Neil’s 3 month portrait session with big brother Liam!

Also posted in Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Photography, Pittsburgh Senior Photography, Portraits, Prom Portraits

Spring Portrait Session Special

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Book your session today!!

Also posted in Photography, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Maternity, Pittsburgh Photography, Portraits