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I love coffee. Sometimes people try to switch my coffee to decaf when I’m not looking. I can always tell the difference. I also like Pringles, but only the reduced fat kind because they crunch better when you bite into them and they don’t leave grease on your fingers. I’m…

About Me
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As part of our quest to support women’s issues, Katana Photography is excited to announce our first ever Celebrating Survival contest!
Having any kind of cancer is frightening and confusing. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Katana Photography is welcoming all survivors from all forms of cancer to participate…

Weekly Photo
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When I was looking to buy my wedding invitations (back in April), I found a lot of designers on Etsy. After narrowing it down to a couple different designs/companies, I contacted both for their pricing list. One was pretty significantly more expensive–almost $2 per invitation more. Which I think all…

Weekly Style
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When talking to people about photography, I hear one phrase over and over again: Kids and dogs are the hardest subjects to photograph.
I, personally, don’t have this problem with my clients…kids and dogs are among my favorite things to photograph. Maybe it’s because I like to have any excuse…

Weekly Puppies
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Last week, Sean and I had our morning coffee on the balcony and watched as the Enterprise shuttle was pulled down the Hudson on a tug boat. It’s on its way to the Intrepid and I can’t wait to see it up close at the museum!

Weekly Coffee

The Multi-Cultural Henny

Meet Henny! Henny was born in April (Hm, I think it was April) and you might remember her mommy’s maternity session. Henny is a traditional Norwegian name (Kristin is from Norway) and her daddy is Canadian. But they’re all living in New York! This kid is going to be a globe trotter–I can already tell!

Henny was an absolute doll during her shoot. She was so peaceful. Never cried. Sat in every position we put her in, looked at the camera…she was just beautiful.

The other key part we all noted about Henny–she inherited her father’s hairline! Check out the last photo where we found a way to highlight their similarities. Hopefully, she grows out of that!

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

The Multi-Cultural Henny

Double the Cuteness. Double the Trouble. {Mini-Session Portraits}

Ok, maybe not so much with the trouble yet. Give them another 6 months before the trouble begins. You might remember Christian & Camille from their newborn session back in November? I think it was November, at least.

The twins are beginning their modeling career–these are their 4-month photos also doubling as their headshots. In fact, Christian already booked his first modeling gig with Carter - the ads will be coming out in June.

Interested in your own mini-session? Shoot me an email! They’re offered any weekday afternoon!

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Double the Cuteness. Double the Trouble. {Mini-Session Portraits}

Double the Cuteness. Double the Trouble. {Mini-Session Portraits}

Double the Cuteness. Double the Trouble. {Mini-Session Portraits}

Double the Cuteness. Double the Trouble. {Mini-Session Portraits}

New Product Being Offered! {New York Portrait Photography}

I just ordered a few of these accordion book samples from the AMAZING ProDPI! They are honestly, the most amazing company ever. And as I mentioned before, they always send candy!!!

These accordion books are absolutely beautiful and a perfect gift for parents of the bride and groom, grandparents of the new baby…or just for yourself! They fit easily in a purse and are a beautiful way to show off your kid.

New Product Being Offered! {New York Portrait Photography}

New Product Being Offered! {New York Portrait Photography}

New Product Being Offered! {New York Portrait Photography}

New Product Being Offered! {New York Portrait Photography}

Big Man Sam

This here is Sam. Big Man Sam as I like to call him. Which is funny because he is actually a very small guy for his age. He was all smiles for me, though while playing in the leaves! His mom, Kara, and I used to work together for Nick News. He’s 9 months old and his favorite thing in the whole world is standing. If he’s not standing, he’s not happy! He completely bypassed the crawling stage and went right to standing. He’s not walking yet, but he definitely looked like he was about to take his first steps at any moment!

Big Man Sam

Big Man Sam

Big Man Sam

Big Man Sam

Big Man Sam

Big Man Sam

Big Man Sam

Big Man Sam

Busy, Busy, Busy

Busy, busy, busy…but that’s no excuse for the lack of posting I’ve been doing lately! I have photos from this past summer that I’ve been wanting to post, but just haven’t gotten to! So…here’s a smattering of what my summer consisted of!

The ever adorable Ryker (Isn’t that a badass name?? I love it!) -

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The stunning & pregnant Sherri (whose daughter is named London…also an awesome name) -

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The ridiculously handsome & hilarious AJ (sidebar: AJ was my senior prom date in high school ;0)

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The happiest baby I’ve ever met, Ellie - (poor thing was sick, but you’d never know from the photos!)

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My niece in her ECU cheerleader uniform & at her birthday party (by far, she is the hardest baby I’ve ever photographed) -

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The beautiful & glamorous Kesha (she’s having twins and was on modified bedrest during this shoot!) -

Busy, Busy, Busy

And believe it or not…these are only a fraction of what kept me busy this summer! Hopefully, I’ll have post more photos from each session soon.

Cheeks!

Cheeks!

Look at these cheeks. I mean, seriously…I could just dip him in honey mustard and eat those chubby cheeks like chicken nuggets. Is that too creepy?

Seriously, though, this is Gabe…the sweetest and most well-behaved 1-year old I’ve ever had the pleasure of photographing. And his parents were equally enjoyable. We had a fun day filled with playgrounds, puppies and chubby cheeks!

Cheeks!

Cheeks!

Cheeks!

Cheeks!