Friday Randoms, Vol. 41

Hope everyone had a Happy Halloween! As you know by now, I’m pretty passionate about all things junk food, so I know a thing or two about awesome trick-or-treating candy. Similarly, I am a self-proclaimed expert on terrible treats. The worst Halloween candy ever is obviously candy corn. That is just a universally known fact, people. But then, I see THIS at the store!!

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It’s like the candy company asked around to see what would really gross people out, and then made the product!

Also, can we stop celebrating Christmas in October? This display (I’m serious) was up before Halloween…

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Everyone always tells you the latest app to have, so now I’m going to be that annoying person who says DOWNLOAD THIS NOW!! My bestie told me about this app called Trello. It has seriously changed my life. There are days when I have dozens of little things to do and just can’t remember them all…this has been my savior! It’s replaced my old pen-to-paper or type-to-paper versions. Amazing! And, it’s free!

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I also recently paid for the Radiolab app. If you’re a fan of well done radio broadcasts, you won’t be disappointed! This has kept me entertained during that weekly commute from upstate to downstate!

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I recently stumbled across this fun and sciencey blog called xkcd. I know you have other things to do when wasting your time on the Internet, but seriously check it out. It makes science and learning random things fun!

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Found perfect mid-length heels at the most surprising of places…Forever 21!! I’ve spent a ridiculous amount of money on various heels looking for something that is comfortable enough for a ten hour workday. So, naturally, I finally find the perfect shoes after spending loads of money on expensive shoes that are now in piles in my closet. Who would have thought they were at the local mall for twenty bucks?

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Speaking of things I am impressed by…this is a mini beauty truck I found when in an airport recently. It’s Benefit’s take on what looks like a food truck for makeup lovers, and it’s pretty cool! Check it at an airport near you!

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Goodbye readers, friends and fall foliage!!  Until next time!

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Love Story: Erika & Justin

There are few things I like better than a sunrise shoot, fall foliage, and an adventurous couple. Put them all together? You have the recipe for absolutely to-die-for images. Erika and Justin are as fun as they are gorgeous. I met them through another amazing couple, so I shouldn’t have been surprised when right off the bat these two brought the A-Game!! A few favorites from their stunning engagement shoot…

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There is nothing lovelier than the rustic look and fall colors of the Adirondacks…unless you have a magnificent couple planted center stage…

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When Erika mentioned they wanted to go out canoeing, I couldn’t have been more excited…can we say wall portrait?!

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Erika and Justin, I can’t imagine an engagement shoot being better than this! You make it so easy! Looking forward to the real deal!

xoxo

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Michelle & Ian: Wethersfield, CT Wedding

Arriving at Michelle and Ian’s wedding was like realizing that a place you dreamed about was real. Photographing in and around the Silas Robbins property was magnificent. With a soft palette of colors, rich woods and lots of gorgeous nooks, there were unending places to photograph! The place was exquisite, the ceremony emotional, and the couple… relaxed and happy.

A few favorites from Michelle and Ian’s lovely day…

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Both Ian and Michelle got ready inside the bed and breakfast which made for awesome photos that complemented each other!

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Finished product? Perfection!

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The ceremony was sweet and intimate…

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Michelle is demure and sweet… she was such a good sport about doing some twirls for me during her bridal portrait time!

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We wandered around the property and everything looked straight out of a magazine! Michelle and Ian, you both are just beautiful inside and out!

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Down the street at the Webb Barn, amazing wedding planner Carisa Lockery made the place look stunning!

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There was no better place to be all night than the dance floor! Below right, I spotted another Erin Covey Creative bride and groom gettin’ their dance on! Thank you to the Papertsians and Kings who recommended me! I LOVE photographing your family! Such a delight to work for!

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What a terrific day with beautiful people! Thank you Michelle, Ian, and the entire family!

Ceremony: Silas Robbins House

Reception: The Webb Barn

Wedding planner: Carisa Lockery

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Love Story: Anna & Pat

When I got the phone call from Anna, I recognized her name immediately. She is the sister of one of my former amazing brides (well, bride-turned-friend) whose wedding I photographed several years ago. I remembered her gorgeous smile and how great she was to work with. Years later, the beauty of that wedding day sticks in my mind. The realization that I will be working with this family again practically leaves tears in my eyes, they are that wonderful. I can’t convey how honored I am to continue to cover a family’s big moments. It humbles me.

After seeing how Anna and Pat interact for their engagement shoot, I couldn’t be more excited. They have an inspiring and beautiful chemistry…

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The sunset light at Utica’s Proctor Park was positively to die for!

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We hit the city’s train station as well for some romantic shots…

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Anna and Pat, you guys are too much. Thank you for choosing me to document your love! Can’t wait until the big day!

xoxo

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Adrienne & Adam: Geneva, NY Wedding

When I met Adrienne and Adam for the first time, it struck me how tender they were with each other. With Adrienne’s fun, up for anything spirit, and Adam’s laid back coolness, (and his love for lighting), I knew it would be an amazing day for love and a fantastic day for photography! It didn’t disappoint. The day was filled with the most amazing moments, I couldn’t put my camera down for a second!

Let’s start the day with these fine gentlemen…

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Adam opened up his wedding day gift from Adrienne, she really nailed it!

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On to these spectacular ladies…

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When I asked Adrienne if she wouldn’t mind looking out of the window of the stunning Belhurst Castle, she was all in. I love it when people build time in their day for unique photographs!

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A perfect day for these two!

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I must give a huge thank you to this incredible bridal party. They were helpful, accommodating, and an absolute joy to work with!

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The formal dances were so beautiful, filled with emotion…

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We ran out during their reception for some more shots. I love that they loved the photo taking process as much as any other part of their day!

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You two are just gorgeous!

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I am so honored I was able to be at your amazing day!

xoxo

 

Cori Fedyna - Erin,

I meant to email you and tell you that after I looked at all your photos and culled the ones that I thought best represented the day, the photos in my selected series captured the feel of the moment and the energy and excitement we all had for Adam and Adrienne.

Thank you. Cori

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