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Megan and Ben,

Lauren just brought over the most beautiful pot of Ivy from your wedding, and as I sit here looking at it, I can’t help but smile as I remember each moment of this weekend and what an incredible celebration it was! Thank you so much for the great honor of asking us to document your day. Your families and friends made us feel so welcome, and you both were a joy to photograph.  When you get home from your honeymoon, I’m serious about meeting Lily and swagging together! :)

Here are a few of our favorite moments. Hugs,
Milla and Brad

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Alexis and Andrew,

We are truly just amazed by what a special, God-honoring, love-filled day your wedding was. We were so truly blessed and thankful to be part of it and can’t wait for you to see a few favorite photos.

Thank you for the great honor of documenting these moments,
Milla and Brad

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  • June 27, 2015 - 5:36 pm

    chrissie k - WOW. i want to go back in time and have you photograph my wedding…….. love you woman. and your work.ReplyCancel

Many congratulations to Julia and Chuck on the birth of your precious little man, Silas. It was truly wonderful spending the morning with your family and documenting this exciting time in your lives. Give Jake a hug from me, too!

Hugs,
Milla

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  • March 21, 2015 - 6:28 pm

    Hazel - This IS a Reynolds baby!!
    So sweet!ReplyCancel

  • March 21, 2015 - 7:40 pm

    Anonymous - Oh those are lovely photos! I am so happy you sent them to me! CatherineReplyCancel

  • March 23, 2015 - 12:01 am

    Anonymous - OMGoodness — these are the sweetest photos!ReplyCancel

Jessica and Andrew,

Thank you so much for the great honor of asking us to be part of your wedding day.  You two are such a sweet, natural, in-love couple, and from the first second we met you and learned about your relationship (and Quinn!) we looked forward to knowing you better!   Every part of your day was so much fun… from the Omni to the ceremony to the limo ride and reception at the beautiful Children’s Museum. We loved capturing each moment.

Here are a few favorites.  HUGS!

Milla

 

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Andrea spends her days surrounded by dogs. As New York City’s leading dog trainer for more than 20 years as well as a prolific author and behavior expert for Animal Planet and other TV shows, Andrea has a big heart and brilliant approach to helping dogs live full and healthy lives in the city. However, there’s so much more to her than this.

When the training dust settles and the day draws to a close, Andrea returns to her home in Chelsea to find her sweet Nora waiting for her with excitement when she opens the front door. Nora has been with Andrea since she adopted her 13 years ago in Paris as a tiny puppy, and these girls have faced life together ever since.

Though Nora is showing signs of aging, she still has that kind soul, sharp mind, and playful spirit that Andrea brought home 13 years ago. More than anything, that’s what I hope these photos capture.

Thank you for welcoming me into your world, Andrea. It was a joy and an honor.

– Milla

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  • May 18, 2015 - 7:13 pm

    Andrea Arden - I can’t thank you enough for so beautifully capturing Nora’s scruffy dog sweetness. I will treasure these photos. You are a really gifted photographer. Oh, and Nora really likes you a lot too!ReplyCancel

Anyone who has walked through the doors of Strand Bookstore more than a few times knows Gizzy, the resident shop dog who is affectionately called the “littlest bookseller” around the store. She brings customers joy with her adorable underbite and sweet personality, and she certainly helps sales by maintaining a “Gizmo’s favorites!” book table.

When Gizzy isn’t wandering the stacks, she keeps the employees of Strand on track by sitting in laps, licking faces, and begging for treats. Gizmo is one special girl, and I was privileged to capture a day in her life.

More of Gizzy’s adventures are captured on her instagram site!

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“A Frenchie should always start the morning with a croissant and french press” says his dad as I walk through the door, “and so should we!” I laughed in agreement and settled in around the bar with Wally, his two dads, and his loving Auntie Deanna. Over coffee and an almond croissant that melted in my mouth, I listened to stories of how Wally came to be part of the family and how much he means to everyone he meets. Wally enjoyed our company for a bit and then settled into a nap on his dad’s legs.

This is how most Saturdays begin in Wally’s home: with breakfast and toys at home, followed by a walk to Madison Square Park dog run with his dads. This frenchie is well-known in the neighborhood and is often stopped to smile for a tourist’s camera or to talk to an old friend.

But, there is more to Wally than just his daily activities. Wally is the member a newly-formed family and recently celebrated the wedding of his two dads. He is very loved and enjoys each day surrounded by people who love him so much. This is a glimpse into Wally’s world.

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