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A happy engaged couple on an October afternoon with soft perfect lighting….that’s just what we had.  Matt is the nephew of a very good friend of mine so when she asked if I would do a small engagement session for them I was delighted.  It’s obvious Matt and Sarah are very much in love with…

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  • Alita Kele-OylerOctober 27, 2013 - 8:17 pm

    Beautiful pictures of my nephew Matt and his beautiful bride to be SarahReplyCancel

  • Alita Kele-OylerOctober 27, 2013 - 8:17 pm

    Beautiful pictures of my nephew Matt and his beautiful bride to be SarahReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneOctober 27, 2013 - 8:22 pm

    These are gorgeous Catherine! Love the location and my favorite is the groom dipping his fiance in front of those gorgeous doors. Love it. I really like the ring in the word “forever.” Clever idea!ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneOctober 27, 2013 - 8:22 pm

    These are gorgeous Catherine! Love the location and my favorite is the groom dipping his fiance in front of those gorgeous doors. Love it. I really like the ring in the word “forever.” Clever idea!ReplyCancel

  • Jen SchultenOctober 27, 2013 - 8:52 pm

    Catherine, these look great. They look really happy together and you did a really nice job capturing it. Nice!ReplyCancel

  • Jen SchultenOctober 27, 2013 - 8:52 pm

    Catherine, these look great. They look really happy together and you did a really nice job capturing it. Nice!ReplyCancel

  • LoriOctober 27, 2013 - 8:53 pm

    Stunning!ReplyCancel

  • LoriOctober 27, 2013 - 8:53 pm

    Stunning!ReplyCancel

  • Catherine BudrowOctober 27, 2013 - 8:55 pm

    Pretty pictures with the nice backgrounds of the wrought iron and beautiful doors. Great job!!!ReplyCancel

  • Catherine BudrowOctober 27, 2013 - 8:55 pm

    Pretty pictures with the nice backgrounds of the wrought iron and beautiful doors. Great job!!!ReplyCancel

  • Ed DaleyOctober 27, 2013 - 9:22 pm

    Clever the way you used the engagement ring to spell out forever. I also liked the shoots with the champagne glasses and the romantic kisses. Was this shot in front of a church? You captured some sweet tender moments.ReplyCancel

  • Ed DaleyOctober 27, 2013 - 9:22 pm

    Clever the way you used the engagement ring to spell out forever. I also liked the shoots with the champagne glasses and the romantic kisses. Was this shot in front of a church? You captured some sweet tender moments.ReplyCancel

  • Sandra CollinsOctober 27, 2013 - 9:33 pm

    Fun, sweet, stunning images Catherine…just love your fun ideas..they shine through in your images.ReplyCancel

  • Sandra CollinsOctober 27, 2013 - 9:33 pm

    Fun, sweet, stunning images Catherine…just love your fun ideas..they shine through in your images.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaOctober 28, 2013 - 7:13 am

    What great memories for this beautiful couple. You captured their love perfectly because these totally portray love. Setting is perfect, couple is perfect, these images are wonderful. They must be thrilled with these. Good luck to Matt and Sarah on your engagement.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaOctober 28, 2013 - 7:13 am

    What great memories for this beautiful couple. You captured their love perfectly because these totally portray love. Setting is perfect, couple is perfect, these images are wonderful. They must be thrilled with these. Good luck to Matt and Sarah on your engagement.ReplyCancel

  • Cathy TestaOctober 28, 2013 - 9:23 am

    Love the photos with the rings and fall leaves, and little words spelling out forever. You are so very creative with your photo shoot and this couple is looking like they are so in love in every shot! Love your work Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • Cathy TestaOctober 28, 2013 - 9:23 am

    Love the photos with the rings and fall leaves, and little words spelling out forever. You are so very creative with your photo shoot and this couple is looking like they are so in love in every shot! Love your work Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • Arelis CintronOctober 28, 2013 - 2:01 pm

    They are a beautiful couple! May they have a beautiful life together!ReplyCancel

  • Arelis CintronOctober 28, 2013 - 2:01 pm

    They are a beautiful couple! May they have a beautiful life together!ReplyCancel

  • ReneeOctober 28, 2013 - 3:12 pm

    These photos are beautiful. especially loved the creative touch of the Scrabble letters with the engagement ring as the ‘o’. The bride-to-be being dipped in front of the gorgeous door and archway was lovely!ReplyCancel

  • ReneeOctober 28, 2013 - 3:12 pm

    These photos are beautiful. especially loved the creative touch of the Scrabble letters with the engagement ring as the ‘o’. The bride-to-be being dipped in front of the gorgeous door and archway was lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie @ poet in the pantryOctober 28, 2013 - 7:11 pm

    Love the dip! Beautiful couple and such lovely photos!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie @ poet in the pantryOctober 28, 2013 - 7:11 pm

    Love the dip! Beautiful couple and such lovely photos!ReplyCancel

  • BonnieOctober 28, 2013 - 10:06 pm

    Loved them all, especially loved the “dip” at the end.ReplyCancel

  • BonnieOctober 28, 2013 - 10:06 pm

    Loved them all, especially loved the “dip” at the end.ReplyCancel

  • Chelle {Everyday Polish}October 29, 2013 - 10:40 am

    I love the Forever shot!ReplyCancel

  • Chelle {Everyday Polish}October 29, 2013 - 10:40 am

    I love the Forever shot!ReplyCancel

  • SharonOctober 29, 2013 - 10:49 am

    Gorgeous photos once again! Love the leaves being Fall and the colors!ReplyCancel

  • SharonOctober 29, 2013 - 10:49 am

    Gorgeous photos once again! Love the leaves being Fall and the colors!ReplyCancel

  • JessNovember 5, 2013 - 11:37 pm

    Aww, they look so happy! I love the close-up of their hands, and the ring with the leaves.ReplyCancel

  • JessNovember 5, 2013 - 11:37 pm

    Aww, they look so happy! I love the close-up of their hands, and the ring with the leaves.ReplyCancel

Look at those smiles…what a happy bunch of kids!  They truly are and I had a wonderful opportunity to be with them while photographing the family last weekend.  I can’t wait to share more with you from this photo session at Snipset Lake…a beautiful place to photograph in the fall.

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  • EdOctober 22, 2013 - 9:32 am

    Love the pic. Good posing. Kids look great.ReplyCancel

  • EdOctober 22, 2013 - 9:32 am

    Love the pic. Good posing. Kids look great.ReplyCancel

  • JenniferOctober 22, 2013 - 6:01 pm

    Simply beautiful. I absolutely love the background. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • JenniferOctober 22, 2013 - 6:01 pm

    Simply beautiful. I absolutely love the background. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • JennOctober 23, 2013 - 10:04 am

    Thank you Catherine Cella! I cannot wait to see the rest of them – BEAUTIFUL!ReplyCancel

  • JennOctober 23, 2013 - 10:04 am

    Thank you Catherine Cella! I cannot wait to see the rest of them – BEAUTIFUL!ReplyCancel

  • Kristin Day SantiniOctober 23, 2013 - 11:16 am

    Love this, Jenn!ReplyCancel

  • Kristin Day SantiniOctober 23, 2013 - 11:16 am

    Love this, Jenn!ReplyCancel

  • KarenOctober 23, 2013 - 6:30 pm

    Beautiful. I love all the fall photos I see these days, so colorful.ReplyCancel

  • KarenOctober 23, 2013 - 6:30 pm

    Beautiful. I love all the fall photos I see these days, so colorful.ReplyCancel

I was so busy this past week doing school photos for a Preschool and having four other sessions but I wanted to post a quick sneak peak of Keli who drove two hours for me to photograph her and her family.  So Keli I hope you enjoy this and there will be more to come…

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  • IrelaOctober 17, 2013 - 10:35 am

    Gorgeous!!!!! Love the location Cath. It is truly perfect. Great image…I am sure mommy to be will be so happy with this.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaOctober 17, 2013 - 10:35 am

    Gorgeous!!!!! Love the location Cath. It is truly perfect. Great image…I am sure mommy to be will be so happy with this.ReplyCancel

  • sharonOctober 17, 2013 - 10:37 am

    Just lovely as always and such a beautiful mom. I love the fall background. You always find these amazing places to photograph.ReplyCancel

  • sharonOctober 17, 2013 - 10:37 am

    Just lovely as always and such a beautiful mom. I love the fall background. You always find these amazing places to photograph.ReplyCancel

  • MargaretOctober 18, 2013 - 11:29 am

    Give that beautiful lady so much credit for laying down on those rocks! Love it!ReplyCancel

  • MargaretOctober 18, 2013 - 11:29 am

    Give that beautiful lady so much credit for laying down on those rocks! Love it!ReplyCancel

  • KeliOctober 20, 2013 - 1:56 pm

    Thank you for taking your time to take our photos! I really loved this location! I can’t wait to see the rest!ReplyCancel

  • KeliOctober 20, 2013 - 1:56 pm

    Thank you for taking your time to take our photos! I really loved this location! I can’t wait to see the rest!ReplyCancel

  • KarenOctober 23, 2013 - 6:29 pm

    Wow love this! Beautiful scenery Catherine. I too give Keli credit for laying down for this photo.ReplyCancel

  • KarenOctober 23, 2013 - 6:29 pm

    Wow love this! Beautiful scenery Catherine. I too give Keli credit for laying down for this photo.ReplyCancel

I absolutely love it when I get to witness first time experiences with children…especially to an apple orchard.  This was Anna’s first trip to an orchard to pick apples.  Oh did we have a good time!  Anna was so busy picking apples up off the ground and putting them in the little bucket I gave…

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  • EileenOctober 9, 2013 - 9:21 pm

    What a beautiful family and beautiful photos! Love them all.ReplyCancel

  • EileenOctober 9, 2013 - 9:21 pm

    What a beautiful family and beautiful photos! Love them all.ReplyCancel

  • KarenOctober 9, 2013 - 9:40 pm

    This day was so much fun and Catherine captured such beautiful photos of my family. Anna loved her apple and she got some beautiful shots of her eating and throwing them into the bucket. We loved the props we got to use which created some priceless photos. You were very patient and came up with great pictures with the ladder and blanket! We all had a great day and so did we! Thank you again for this experience!ReplyCancel

  • KarenOctober 9, 2013 - 9:40 pm

    This day was so much fun and Catherine captured such beautiful photos of my family. Anna loved her apple and she got some beautiful shots of her eating and throwing them into the bucket. We loved the props we got to use which created some priceless photos. You were very patient and came up with great pictures with the ladder and blanket! We all had a great day and so did we! Thank you again for this experience!ReplyCancel

  • IrelaOctober 10, 2013 - 7:00 am

    Catherine these are so beautiful. They definitely depict the love these parents have for their gorgeous little girl. I love that setting you picked….get work.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaOctober 10, 2013 - 7:00 am

    Catherine these are so beautiful. They definitely depict the love these parents have for their gorgeous little girl. I love that setting you picked….get work.ReplyCancel

  • SharonOctober 10, 2013 - 2:10 pm

    Catherine, amazing images for this lovely family. They must be so pleased.ReplyCancel

  • SharonOctober 10, 2013 - 2:10 pm

    Catherine, amazing images for this lovely family. They must be so pleased.ReplyCancel

  • StacyOctober 12, 2013 - 8:08 am

    Stunning images!ReplyCancel

  • StacyOctober 12, 2013 - 8:08 am

    Stunning images!ReplyCancel

  • Kim BovaOctober 16, 2013 - 3:32 pm

    Catherine,
    You are amazing! You have captured this family and the love they share so beautifully.ReplyCancel

  • Kim BovaOctober 16, 2013 - 3:32 pm

    Catherine,
    You are amazing! You have captured this family and the love they share so beautifully.ReplyCancel

  • KarenOctober 16, 2013 - 7:48 pm

    Catherine, you are truly an inspiration. Your images always tell a story and that’s a gift. Keep up the great work I’m so proud of you!ReplyCancel

  • KarenOctober 16, 2013 - 7:48 pm

    Catherine, you are truly an inspiration. Your images always tell a story and that’s a gift. Keep up the great work I’m so proud of you!ReplyCancel

I recently had the pleasure of spending the day with my mom and we decided to take a drive to the eastern part of our state and check out  Sharpe Hill Vineyard.  It’s an award winning vineyard in what’s known as “Connecticut’s Quiet Corner”.  It’s located in Pomfret just minutes from Route 169 and it’s…

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  • BonnieOctober 7, 2013 - 8:55 pm

    Every thing looks BEAUTIFUL! Great pictures and the food, wine, vineyard, garden, flowers, EVERYTHING is incredibly captured.ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneOctober 7, 2013 - 9:29 pm

    Gorgeous pictures! Definitely going to put this place on my list to visit.ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl S.October 7, 2013 - 9:55 pm

    I love this vineyard! My husband and I have been here many times and always enjoyed ourselves. Your photos capture it perfectly.ReplyCancel

  • JennyOctober 8, 2013 - 12:51 pm

    Your pictures always make me feel like I am there! Amazing! I can’t wait to really go there myself!ReplyCancel

    • CatherineOctober 8, 2013 - 1:54 pm

      Thanks Jenny and all you wonderful ladies for such nice comments. They truly warm my heart and make me want to share more experiences like this trip with you. Definitely try and go you will love it!ReplyCancel

  • PattiOctober 8, 2013 - 3:48 pm

    Never heard of this Vineyard! Gorgeous photos, might have to head over to the quiet corner of CT.ReplyCancel

  • SharonOctober 9, 2013 - 7:29 am

    Just lovely Catherine. Looks like a wonderful place. Perhaps some day I’ll make it to Connecticut and this will be a place to visit for sure.ReplyCancel

  • Jacklyn CarneyOctober 9, 2013 - 4:54 pm

    My favorite rest. on the planet!!
    Always fresh, delicious, and the warmest of welcomes!!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica SilvaOctober 10, 2013 - 8:36 am

    Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for sharing your amazing pictures!ReplyCancel