On this throwback Thursday, I’m throwing it back to this past summers wedding. Matt and Kristine were married on a beautiful September day. What I loved most about the day, was that they were our first couple to utilize Lippincott Manor’s “First Look” location on the property. It was gorgeous!
I have a whole new respect for long distance relationships. In fact, I’m getting more and more military couples with the same story. Most of the wedding planning from this couple was done from afar. Military couples know best that true love can stand the test of distance and time.
Jon and Lindsay truly personified what love is and Rachel and I had the honor of having front row seats to witness it. They got married at the Thayer Hotel, located at West Point, during the winter season. During their first look, they exchanged beautifully written letters. Alone. Just the two of them. It was truly the sweetest moment. Enjoy this peek into their wedding day!
I still have a date or two open for any 2017 weddings and 2018 is quickly booking!
Due to popular demand, we have opened up our calendar to offer Spring Mini Sessions! Woohoo!!!
$150 includes a 30 minute session with Rachel & myself, 10-15 high resolution images with the rights to print and the option to purchase the full 25-30 image gallery for an additional $100. All sessions are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. All mini sessions are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE due to the limited availability and high demand on our mini session dates. We will allow you to bring up to 6 people to your mini session.
How to Sign up:
1. Email me (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2. In your email, please include:
– Names & ages of the people in your session
– Will any pets be joining you?
– Reason for the shoot (family, anniversary, baby announcement, etc.)
– Preferred time slot (see time slots below)
– Any special requests or things we should know
3. Erica will correspond with you and give you a specific time slot
4. Sign our session contract & pay at the time of your session.
Time Slots: (as of 8:26AM 5/18/17)
– 2:00pm – 2:30pm ~ BOOKED
– 2:45pm – 3:15pm ~ OPEN
– 3:30pm – 4:00pm ~ OPEN
– 4:15pm – 4:45pm ~ OPEN
– 5:00pm – 5:30pm ~ BOOKED
– 5:45pm – 6:15pm ~ OPEN
Date & Location: Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Circleville Park, NY
Happy Monday!!!! How about an engagement session to start the week!
Landon and Angie wanted a beautiful fall engagement session. They chose a location hidden in the Hudson Valley. Seriously — it was a beautiful little nook hidden in a park. We walked through the most gorgeous leaves to a hidden creek. Angie also made sure to bring hot cocoa and mugs to enjoy during the session. 🙂
I am soo looking forward to their wedding this year at Locust Grove!!
I would love to photograph your engagement session and/or wedding day! Get in touch using this link!
From the moment we met, I knew that Jadner and Adrienne would be a blast to work for! And once you see their photos you will be able to feel the love that these two have for each other. They chose a beautiful country setting for their wedding day! The Tuthill House in Gardiner, NY offers a rustic but refined place to get married! The ladies got ready at an onsite beautiful home, while the guys got ready in another building right above their beautiful restaurant.
Enjoy this small glimpse into their wedding day!
Check out this spread!!!!!
How many can say that they’ve had their PHOTOGRAPHER start a soul train line??!!! Yup! I did it and I got sooo many great shots!!!
Thank you so much Jadner and Adrienne for entrusting Rachel and myself to capture these life lasting memories!!!!
If you’re getting married, I’d love to take you out for some coffee and learn more about your big day!!!!
April cannot come soon enough! I am totally looking forward to photographing this beautiful couple’s wedding. When we did their engagement session last summer, we woke up at the crack of dawn to avoid the New York City crowd as well as to take advantage of that morning light! NYC is such a beautiful backdrop for any session!
Hello my friends!!! It’s time to resurrect this blog and share all that we’ve been up to! You’ll be hearing more from my special little newlywed friend (my Rachel) as well as displaying some of the beautiful weddings that we’ve had the opportunity to photograph!!! First up – Will & Emily!!
Will and Emily got married in one of the most adorable little church in Middlehope! The rain didn’t ruin their day as we moved over to Lippincott Manor. Once we arrived, we were able to sneak outside to take advantage of the beautiful grounds there!
These next couple of photos are so dear to my heart! Everyone knows that I love me a “First Look” but I especially love a first look with dad!
Off to this gorgeous rustic venue…
I heart these two so much!!!
This is the first of many wonderful weddings and couples that we’ve had the opportunity to work with! I cannot wait to show you all of them! I can’t wait to continue our blog series that Rachel and I came up with, “Confessions Of A Future Bride” turned “Confessions Of A Future Newlywed!” 😉 And most of all I can’t wait to share the life of two fun, wacky, photographer friends who love life!
Have a camera but don’t really know how to use it??? Or are you looking to take better pictures of your children, pets or loved ones?? How about better photos for your business or blog? If you answered yes to any of these questions then this is the class for you!
EricaLee Photography is happy to announce their second photography workshop – “Breakfast at Erica’s!” You’ll have the chance to mingle with other newbies while eating a delicious brunch and learn some of the tricks of your camera in a nice, small intimate setting at my house! Just in time to learn how to capture beautiful memories this holiday season!!!!
Price – $75.00 (with a $25.00 non refundable retainer paid in advance to hold your spot)
Date – Saturday, November 5, 2016
Time – 11:00am – 2:00pm
Place – My Home (Middletown, NY)
Supplies Needed – A DSLR Camera aka digital camera aka not the camera that fit’s into your pocket & Memory Card
Whether your photographing semi-manually or only know how to turn your camera on and shoot there’s always room to learn more. We welcome all ranges of expertise!
Limited spots available so make sure to email me at email@example.com to book you spot!!
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!! How was everyone’s holiday??! I hope well. We continue this blog series with a post that I adore!
Rachel’s engagement session.
It was an honor photographing my sister-in-law’s engagement session. Truly a day that I will never forget. In this post, I [Erica] will give some tips or suggestions to brides out there on how to make the most of your engagement session.
Why do an engagement session?? I like to think of the engagement session as a practice run of what to expect before the big day! It’s a day where both you and your significant other, as well as the photographer, get to see how you all work together. If I had a dollar for every time a couple has mentioned that they don’t photograph well, or that my boyfriend is silly and doesn’t know how to take nice picture, etc., I would be rich! My couples get to see how I direct them in order to get those fun loving pictures that I capture. Another reason why you should do an engagement session is that it’s an opportunity to get pictures as a couple.
Location: The perfect location is actually the location where you both would go out on a Saturday afternoon or night. It should be a place representing what you like to do. Don’t worry about picking out the most scenic location because I can make a parking garage look spectacular. I have photographed in couples homes because they wanted to celebrate buying their first home. I’ve photographed at a park playing basketball since my couple loved basketball. I’ve even photographed at a mall. I always say, keep it true to you!
Wardrobe: Wear comfortable clothes that you like and make you feel good. Where clothes with complimentary colors. One should be in a pattern while the other can wear a bright color. Accessorize and don’t forget to paint your nails. And guys should wear pants with pockets.
Engagement sessions are a lot of fun! You can expect to laugh a lot with me if I’m photographing your engagement session. You can expect that at some point I’m going to do a happy dance! You can expect me acting out what I would like for you to do with my assistant Rachel! That’s always fun to see.
If you have any questions – write them below in the comments!