Beautiful Wintery Maternity Session + Studio Maternity Session | Syracuse, NY

There is something so special about documenting someones newborn baby, helping capture those first moments in their lives is a blessing. Today was even more special I photographed my first maternity session and I got to witness 2 parents so happy, anxious and excited to meet their baby boy. And seeing the love and support of a wonderful nurturing husband to his wife was absolutely beautiful! maternity photography, mom + dad, maternity, outdoor photography maternity photography, mom + dad, maternity, outdoor photography maternity photography, mom + dad, maternity, outdoor photography maternity photography, mom + dad, maternity, outdoor photography

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maternity photography, mom + dad, maternity, outdoor photography maternity photography, mom + dad, maternity, outdoor photography The following day we captured Mom in studio for some maternity portraits! This was my first time in studio with a Mom to be and it was beautiful and so much fun!!Studio Photography, maternity photography, maternity, Maternity Boudoir, Studio Photography, maternity photography, maternity, Maternity Boudoir, silhouette 2015-03-04_0001 maternity photography, mom + dad, maternity, outdoor photography

maternity photography, mom + dad, maternity, outdoor photography Thank you so much for having me document this beautiful and precious moment in your lives! I cannot wait to meet your baby boy! Thank you for visiting! Cylinda B

Love at First Sight

I love hearing how couples meet and there is something so special about Chase and Tara’s story…They lived in the same building/quad in college but it wasn’t until 10 years later that they officially met.  It’s amazing how two people can be put in each others lives and not even know that all those years passing each other in the halls that they were glancing at their soulmate.  Then 10 years later they are put in each others lives again when Chase went into where Tara worked and they immediately hit it off and now they are becoming husband and wife this year!

Although it was -10 degrees during their engagement session it was filled with laughter, goofiness, a frostbite scare and a LOT of cuteness!

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We promised Chase a drink if he braved the cold for a little bit and we had to get some shots at Al’s Wine and Whiskey Lounge!IMG_6749-Edit IMG_6758-Edit-Edit IMG_6770We loved this sign, but we couldn’t figure out the honest face face! But lots of laughs trying to come up with one! 🙂IMG_6846-Edit IMG_6868-Edit

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Cylinda B

Gillie Lake Engagement | Modern Day Meet-Cute

A meet-cute is the moment in a movie where a couple meets for the first time in a unique, unlikely way.  We are hearing more and more every day about people meeting online and that there are times these couples find their best friend, soulmate, and partner and become husband + wife! I was so excited to hear James’s + Trisha’s story about meeting online and that they found each other in the midst of their busy lives.  They are such a sweet, beautiful couple and we had so much fun trying to stay warm on this below zero winter day in Syracuse!

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Cylinda B

A Walk Downtown-Engagement Session

It was a crisp winter day in Syracuse photographing Rob + Liane’s engagement session.  When I asked them what their favorite things to do together, I just loved their response! They said “everything! Literally everything is better when your with your best friend” and that showed today! Although freezing outside, fingers numbing, faces freezing, it couldn’t take away from the moments they had together; laughter, love, and silliness between these two was infectious!  I cannot wait to tell the story of their wedding day!

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Cylinda B


Marrying Your Best Friend

One of my favorite parts of meeting my clients is hearing their love story.  I love that every story is unique.  I met Melanie and Keith this past week to photograph their engagement session for their June 2015 wedding and I adore their story.  You may have heard and/or even said it yourself that you cannot wait to marry your best friend, I know I certainly married mine!  What I love about their story is they have been best friends for almost 20 years!  They had a childhood date on Valentines day in 1995, became best friends and 12 years later began dating as adults and this year they will become husband and wife!  They are such a beautiful couple inside and out and were so much fun, I cannot wait witness and to tell their story of the day they become Husband + Wife!!IMG_5084

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Football Player_High School Senior Session

Football is my all time favorite sport, primarily I watch the NFL and my team is Buffalo Bills, I know! This year will be our year 🙂 Anyway, I love every aspect of this game so photographing this senior was so much fun.  He has a passion for this sport and I am sure he will get a scholarship to a great collage and maybe one day I will be watching him in the NFL! I enjoyed hanging out with him, his Father and Sister, and love the photographs of them together!! Thank you for having me, I wish you every success in your future!


Brother and Sister Love! 🙂

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So much fun! 🙂 We were playing of course, such good actors! 🙂


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High School Senior Session

There is something amazing about photographing someone facing their senior year in high school.  Interacting and getting to know them is so much fun.  To see their excitement of graduating, the anticipation and unsurety as they face their future, and awesome personalities makes it one of my favorite sessions to photograph now!

I loved getting to know Emily and her mother.  They are beautiful inside and out.  Emily like many of us as facing graduation has a many interests and is unsure whether she will pursue Veternarian school or another avenue.  With 3 adorable pups and her interactions with them I could certainly tell she has a love for animals.  Whatever path you may take, Emily, I wish you every happiness in your future.   Thank you for having me! Enjoy. IMG_0505IMG_0286_Fotor_CollageIMG_0626IMG_0576IMG_0641IMG_0660IMG_0662IMG_0682-Edit 

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Cylinda B

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