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Sharpe Hill Vineyard, Pomfret Connecticut

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

CT Newborn Photographer ~ Baby Dempsey {Ellington, CT}

These photos are from some time ago now but I still wanted to share them with you because each time I look at them they warm my heart.  Remember this image below of Daddy and baby Dempsey.  A very precious moment between Father and Son. I photographed the Perez family indoors and then Wendy, Baby…

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  • IrelaOctober 3, 2013 - 8:48 pm

    Catherine….these images are just gorgeous. That first photo with dad and baby is so beautiful …well all of them are. This is one beautiful family. Great work lady!!ReplyCancel

  • IrelaOctober 3, 2013 - 8:48 pm

    Catherine….these images are just gorgeous. That first photo with dad and baby is so beautiful …well all of them are. This is one beautiful family. Great work lady!!ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneOctober 3, 2013 - 9:46 pm

    These are awesome. Very creative! What a lovely family.ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneOctober 3, 2013 - 9:46 pm

    These are awesome. Very creative! What a lovely family.ReplyCancel

  • BonnieOctober 4, 2013 - 7:35 am

    Love these! So cute. The river pictures are amazing, as well as “big brother” holding his new sibling. You see the love all over his face!ReplyCancel

  • BonnieOctober 4, 2013 - 7:35 am

    Love these! So cute. The river pictures are amazing, as well as “big brother” holding his new sibling. You see the love all over his face!ReplyCancel

  • SharonOctober 4, 2013 - 8:15 am

    Catherine, you have wowed us again! The ones in the river are just stunning…beautiful light.ReplyCancel

  • SharonOctober 4, 2013 - 8:15 am

    Catherine, you have wowed us again! The ones in the river are just stunning…beautiful light.ReplyCancel

  • Chelle {Everyday Polish}October 4, 2013 - 9:40 am

    lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Chelle {Everyday Polish}October 4, 2013 - 9:40 am

    lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy TestaOctober 4, 2013 - 3:10 pm

    Catherine, I agree with Sharon’s comment above. Wow is just the word. I can not say enough you have a gift of taking photos and capturing the “joy” in people, children, and so much more. Thanks for sharing your gift with us, CathReplyCancel

  • Cathy TestaOctober 4, 2013 - 3:10 pm

    Catherine, I agree with Sharon’s comment above. Wow is just the word. I can not say enough you have a gift of taking photos and capturing the “joy” in people, children, and so much more. Thanks for sharing your gift with us, CathReplyCancel

  • JulieOctober 5, 2013 - 9:15 am

    OMG these are lovely! Everything one of them. Catherine, you are so talented. I love looking at your blog because your images always lift my spirits. Keep up the great work!ReplyCancel

  • JulieOctober 5, 2013 - 9:15 am

    OMG these are lovely! Everything one of them. Catherine, you are so talented. I love looking at your blog because your images always lift my spirits. Keep up the great work!ReplyCancel

  • WendylisOctober 6, 2013 - 4:51 pm

    Catherine thank you so much for these beautiful images … you had so much patience with the little guy its no surprise the images came out soo perfect…I love the image of Dempsey in all of Daddys work gear…with all of the colors in the photo his pale little body pops in this picture … not to mention he looks soo comfortable lol. Also the big brother pictures are so special showing the joining of my old boy and the new one …And our first family picture priceless … these images are very special and our family wants to thank you from the bottom of our hearts … keep up the good work!!ReplyCancel

  • WendylisOctober 6, 2013 - 4:51 pm

    Catherine thank you so much for these beautiful images … you had so much patience with the little guy its no surprise the images came out soo perfect…I love the image of Dempsey in all of Daddys work gear…with all of the colors in the photo his pale little body pops in this picture … not to mention he looks soo comfortable lol. Also the big brother pictures are so special showing the joining of my old boy and the new one …And our first family picture priceless … these images are very special and our family wants to thank you from the bottom of our hearts … keep up the good work!!ReplyCancel

CT Still Life Photographer ~ Old Treasure {Ellington, CT}

Hello October…my favorite month of the year in New England!  I love my new old treasure I found at a recent yard sale.  I have been wanting an old bike to put in one of my gardens for a long time.  So when I saw this one I had to have it.  Cost $7.00!  I…

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2013 Great American Jeep Rally

This past Saturday, September 14th I had the time of my life capturing a ton of fun that was happening at the 11th Annual Great American Jeep Rally held at Valley Truck and Off Road located on Lower Butcher Road right here in Ellington, Connecticut. Jeep enthusiasts traveled from all over the northeast to show…

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  • EvanSeptember 19, 2013 - 8:08 pm

    Your photos are awesome!ReplyCancel

  • EvanSeptember 19, 2013 - 8:08 pm

    Your photos are awesome!ReplyCancel

  • JenSeptember 19, 2013 - 8:26 pm

    Thank you so much for helping out The Great American Jeep Rally on Saturday!!!! We LOVE the pictures that you have!!!!! It was so nice to see the Rally through your eyes!!!! Thank you for everything and we can’t wait to see you next year!!!! We will have a MEDIA shirt waiting for you!!!!!ReplyCancel

    • CatherineSeptember 19, 2013 - 10:01 pm

      Jen, I can’t wait to be apart of this fantastic day again next year.ReplyCancel

  • JenSeptember 19, 2013 - 8:26 pm

    Thank you so much for helping out The Great American Jeep Rally on Saturday!!!! We LOVE the pictures that you have!!!!! It was so nice to see the Rally through your eyes!!!! Thank you for everything and we can’t wait to see you next year!!!! We will have a MEDIA shirt waiting for you!!!!!ReplyCancel

    • CatherineSeptember 19, 2013 - 10:01 pm

      Jen, I can’t wait to be apart of this fantastic day again next year.ReplyCancel

  • Kermit FrogSeptember 19, 2013 - 8:50 pm

    Great photos! I won a trophy there for best xj in show, I personally know the rest of the trophy winners except the best tj. My club won best xj, cj, yj, jk, and best in show. Thanks for this archive!ReplyCancel

  • Kermit FrogSeptember 19, 2013 - 8:50 pm

    Great photos! I won a trophy there for best xj in show, I personally know the rest of the trophy winners except the best tj. My club won best xj, cj, yj, jk, and best in show. Thanks for this archive!ReplyCancel

  • BonnieSeptember 19, 2013 - 9:38 pm

    This looks like so much fun. AND THE MUD! Oh my goodness, all the mud!
    Great pics! You really captured the spirit of the day!ReplyCancel

  • BonnieSeptember 19, 2013 - 9:38 pm

    This looks like so much fun. AND THE MUD! Oh my goodness, all the mud!
    Great pics! You really captured the spirit of the day!ReplyCancel

  • Chelle {Everyday Polish}September 21, 2013 - 8:25 pm

    You’re right these would make great posters! I especially like the shots in the mud and with the bright orange truck-great color!ReplyCancel

  • Chelle {Everyday Polish}September 21, 2013 - 8:25 pm

    You’re right these would make great posters! I especially like the shots in the mud and with the bright orange truck-great color!ReplyCancel

CT High School Photographer ~ Devin Ellington High Class of 2014

I was very excited to meet Devin and do his high school photos…for one I haven’t photographed a male senior in awhile and second I got to use my new background!  When Devin saw the backdrop I made he thought…pretty cool!  That was enough of an approval for me. Devin is one of those guys…

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  • Donna F.September 13, 2013 - 5:42 pm

    Good looking kid and love the cool background!!ReplyCancel

  • SharonSeptember 13, 2013 - 7:02 pm

    Very nice.ReplyCancel

  • BonnieSeptember 13, 2013 - 7:47 pm

    Great backdrop! So clever!ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneSeptember 14, 2013 - 6:08 am

    Great Job! The backdrop rocks and your model is quite handsome.ReplyCancel