NY and NJ Family Photographer

A lot of parents worry about the behavior of their children during their portrait session. With two kids of my own, I can say, kids will be kids. They will be adventurous, they will get distracted, they may have a meltdown and they will definitely have a mind of their own. I go into every session with a lot of patience and some tricks up my sleeve to be able to capture family portraits that I know they will love. 

I loved working with this family on the New Jersey Shore last Summer. We dug in the sand, collected rocks, dipped our toes in the water, chased the seagulls, felt the wind in our hair and watched the enormous waves come crashing down. 

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NY and NJ Family Photographer: Michelle Lange | Location: North Beach at Sandy Hook | Film Lab: Richard Photo Lab

Inn at Erlowest Wedding in Lake George, NY | Brianna and Patrick

Mother nature threw a curve ball on Brianna and Patrick's wedding day at The Inn at Erlowest in Lake George, NY. We were given sunshine, thunderstorms and even a rainbow. Regardless of the crazy weather, Brianna and Patrick remained calm throughout the chaos. We had to make some major modifications to the previously defined timeline, but like it always does, it all worked out in the end. 

Brianna and Patrick's color scheme was soft. Lush greens and white floral arrangements by Party with Mia were in abundance, perfectly complimenting the Inn's gorgeous ballroom. Hints of blush made an appearance throughout the day in the linens, bridesmaid's robes and even on the bride's lips when she was touched up for her reception by Make Me Fabulous after a wild run in the rain. We incorporated some special heirloom details  from those who were watching down from heaven. Her Grandmother's garter, handkerchief and antique jewelry tray were just some of those special details. They were the 5th couple in Patrick's family that was married in their church in Mechanicville, NY, which was also filled with lady bugs all over the blessed mother statue.  We even had a small window to enjoy some portraits with the father of the bride's  beloved vintage red car. 

Congrats to Brianna and Patrick on their marriage. It was an absolute honor to witness your love and photograph your adventuresome and fearless spirits! 

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NY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER: MICHELLE LANGE | NY WEDDING VENUE: THE INN AT ERLOWEST | HAIR AND MAKEUP: MAKE ME FABULOUS | FLORALS: PARTY WITH MIA | CINEMATOGRAPHY: CASL PRODUCTIONS | INVITATIONS: PRETTY POLITE BOUTIQUE | CAKE: GINGER SNAP BAKERY | MUSIC: LOVE OF MUSIC | WEDDING DRESS: INBAL DROR FROM THE WEDDING SALON OF MANHASSET | BRIDE'S SHOES: VINCE CAMUTO | BRIDESMAID DRESSES: ADRIANNA PAPELL | GROOM'S ATTIRE: MICHAEL KORS | Film Lab: The FIND LAB

NY Newborn Photography | Harriet

On a beautiful April day, I ventured into NYC to photograph the sweetest family. I often get emotional when I blog about a newborn, because I know how quickly they grow up. I recently saw a photo of Harriet, now one, and she is just as beautiful as she was at one month old. Good job Mama and Papa, you are raising a little lady that is going to move mountains one day. Keep up the great work and congrats on your new home in Connecticut! Little Harriet is lucky to have you as her parents.  

NYC Newborn Photography

Upstate NY and NYC Newborn Photographer: Michelle Lange | Location: In home session on the Upper East Side in NYC  | Film Lab: The FIND Lab