Meet Will and Tonia Before getting into the Saville Dam engagement session I have to say, growing up in the 90s was the best. First, we had Saturday morning cartoons like Muppet Babies and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Next, we played the original Mario Kart on Super Nintendo. Most important, we had some amazing sports […]

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May 9, 2019

Will and Tonia|Engagement Session| Saville Dam- Barkhamsted, CT & Old Drake Flower Bridge- Simsbury, CT

Meet Jake and Jocelyn In the wedding photography industry, January and February are known as booking season. My inbox is constantly flooded with a ton of inquiries. Some are what we like to call “tire kickers”, but not Jocelyn. I knew from our first phone call that we would be a good fit. Not only […]

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April 18, 2019

Jake & Jocelyn |Engagement Session| Topsmead State Forest, Litchfield CT

Eight years ago I woke up to a picture of the newest love in my life. Miss Elsie came in like a bang and has been leaving her spark for the past 8 years. At first, she wanted to do her yearly pictures at Chick Fil A, but after some thought, she decided to do […]

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February 27, 2019

Elsie Turns 8 | In Home Session | CT Photographer- New Britain CT

For the last 4 years, while building my business. I have been a substitute teacher in the New Britain school district. Last Monday I was in a first grade classroom of Arabic, African American, Caucasian, and Hispanic children and I read to them Martin’s Big Words, They looked so confused . They couldn’t believe people […]

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January 21, 2019

Dear Dr. King, I Wish You Were Here to See This | GEM Photography | CT Photographer

I can’t believe 2018 is almost over. Personally not much has really changed. Business wise it has been quite a year. I did a ton of weddings. More than any other year. I did some styled shoots. I was published 5 times. I learned off camera flash. I grew in my skills. With all that […]

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December 26, 2018

Best of 2018 Part 1: You Want Thingamabob’s I Got Plenty

I just wanted to pop on here and wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. I will spending Monday and Tuesday with my family, so I will be taking some time away from my phone and laptop (except to post personal stuff). If you need to reach me for photography services I will be […]

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December 22, 2018

Merry Christmas From GEM Photography

O Em Gee!!! The love of your life just put a ring on it. They “went to Jared”, the kiss began with K, or whatever corny catchphrase you want to use. You hear congratulations daily. You are getting more social media likes than you ever have. You cant stop staring at you new blinged (not […]

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December 12, 2018

How To Pick the Picture Perfect Package

I have lived in three states New York, Washington, and of course Connecticut….. No matter where I move to I always make it back home…. Yes the taxes are high, the people are blunt, and the weather isnt always ideal, but it is still home…I am in between Boston and NYC…I get all four seasons…. […]

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November 3, 2018

There’s No Place Like Home: Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill- Middletown CT

11 years ago my sister married, my brother in law, Nick. How many of us know that when your sibling gets married you don’t just get a new sibling but a new family… So the McMillans didn’t just get Nick we got the Gugliottis… Danielle is Nick’s sister and she is part of the reason […]

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November 2, 2018

The Griffin Family- Southington, CT

I can do many things. I can grill a mean cheeseburger. I can sing the high note from Mariah Carey’s Emotions. I can multi task on another level… but one thing I can not do is reproduce myself… This is a reason I suggested a second shooter to all of my couples and why all […]

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November 1, 2018

7 Reasons You Need a Second Shooter

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