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AHHH! I and five other wedding photographers were featured on the lovely site, We Heart Astoria, for WHA Wedding Week! We Heart Astoria is a site dedicated to food, shopping and recreation in Astoria, Queens. As someone who lives in (and is completely obsessed with) this neighborhood, this was a HUGE honor!! Below is a […]

November 28, 2019

We Heart Astoria: Wedding Week – Kara McCurdy Feature

A few weeks ago, Lance approached me with a few questions about running my own business. Lance is an all-in-one money management app for freelancers that can help with everything from logging and tracking expenses to scanning receipts to preparing for tax season and more! I’ve never been more aware of my finances than I […]

October 14, 2019

Freelancing Tips for Photographers with Lance

It started like any other day for me. I’m just hanging out on Instagram, like I do daily (shameless plug), when I get a notification that a random stranger doesn’t like an image of one of my clients. Boo hoo.I click over to read the comment: “too much photo shop! don’t like!” No, the troll […]

May 10, 2019

Constructive Criticism: For Beginners

A little over a year ago, Zach came home from work to find me crying alone, naked on the kitchen floor. Not a pretty sight. This was that “for worse” part of the wedding vows they don’t really tell you about. And boy, was it bad. I felt totally stuck. Immobilized by depression. I didn’t […]

April 23, 2019

One Year of Photography

I love Gilmore girls. To say it is my favorite show would be a gross understatement. Every fall, for the past five years, I’ve watched the series. I’ve finished it start to finish only twice, but I’ve seen every episode at least 7 times. I can recite a lot of the scenes by heart, and […]

March 30, 2019

Styled Session: Ohio Winter Elopement

One time I went in for an interview with a women’s shelter and they asked me what I was most passionate about in life. What an interview question, yeeeeesh. I thought about it for a bit, and responded, “I’ve always sought to help people. And I guess the people I’m most passionate about are women.” […]

March 29, 2019

A Studio Elopement: Styled Session

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