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 […]


November 2, 2018

The Griffin Family- Southington, CT

I remember meeting Eddie and Tracy at Cheshire Coffee about a year ago…. They were quiet and laid back… They told me that they like most couples tell me that they were awkward picture takers… To which I said challenge accepted… As you can see by the picture above that with some simple posing and […]


October 31, 2018

Eddie and Tracy : La Bella Vista- Waterbury, CT

Growing up in New England I am no stranger to tradition. Other than the south we north easterners are very set in our ways… But there is one tradition that might be becoming the VHS of weddings…. Not seeing each other before the ceremony… When I lived in Seattle a friend of mine got married […]


October 30, 2018

7 Reasons You Should Do a First Look

4 years ago today a DIY shoot in my parents backyard change my life forever… If you haven’t been following me long here is a quick summary… Up until October 28th 2014 I had been taking my nieces to get their pictures taken at one of those chain portrait studios. It was such a hassle […]


October 28, 2018

Happy BIrthday GEM Photography

Seven years ago I woke up to a media message of a newborn baby. While I was sleeping my sister had given birth to my niece Elsie Jane. She came in with a bang and has been a spit fire ever since. Every year I do portrait sessions for the nieces that live here in […]


February 28, 2018

Elsie Turn’s Seven: Noah Webster Library/ Ben and Jerry’s- West Hartford, CT

If I received a dollar for every time I was told “you are so good at capturing the moment” I could probably give my services for free… I love candids, not because I am lazy, but it freezes time, brings an onlooker into the event, and displays someone for who they really are. I have […]


January 17, 2018

Best of 2017- Candids

Last year was such a big year of growth for me. I shot a lot more weddings, did my normal shoots with the nieces, and even added teenagers into the mix. I have so many favorites that I decided to break them up into categories: posed, black and whites, and what I am most known for […]


January 10, 2018

Best of 2017- Posed

“Rain, Rain, Go Away Let the Sun Come Out and All the Children Say” — Family Business by Kanye West This first time I met Gabby she was the flower girl in my sister’s wedding (she is my brother in law’s baby cousin on his mom’s side)…. Here is a picture I took with a […]


December 12, 2017

Gabby’s Senior Session: Fenn’s Farm- Middlebury, CT

I love many things, but at the top of the list are family, food, and football. Though this year has been rough as a Giants fan (and I type that with sadness in my heart), you will find me every Sunday planted in the same corner of the couch from 1-11. When I walked into […]


November 15, 2017

How To Throw a Classy Football Wedding

I had the pleasure of shooting with Philly native photographer Matt Hall. He is actually a former teacher and from Avon, so it was a great work experience. Matt let me organize some formal shots, and if you know me I’m sure you can tell which ones were my idea…. I of course got some […]


October 31, 2017

Fall Wedding: Trinity College, Hartford CT and New England Carousel Museum, Bristol CT

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