I have blended my background as a fellow human, mental health counselor, life coach, and photography to compose a space of honesty. I will partner with you to create the memories that are yours and yours alone. Your images won’t be a reproduction or replica of others, they will be yours.
I have had the extraordinary honor of having my photos captured by Val three times. I have worked with several other photographers in the past, and I can honestly tell you no one does it like her.
From the start, you can expect to be met with prompt and clear communication. She works hard to find a time that works for any busy schedule. The real magic happens at the photo shoot itself. If you are anything like me, you might be hesitant to get professional photos done- my concern stems from being a little awkward at times and not knowing how to pose. Valerie's loving and nonjudgmental approach made me feel so calm and natural. Whether I was getting solo pictures done or posing with my fiancé, she finds your natural beauty, emphasizes it, and perfectly captures the moment. When taking pictures of my partner and me, Val tapped into our loving chemistry and set us up with fun techniques to catch natural shots that don't feel forced. I am always blown away by the product and light editing style she is known for. The value for these kinds of photos would easily cost you double with anyone else. I can not speak highly enough of her. LOOK NO FURTHER FOR YOUR NEXT PHOTOGRAPHER.
Oh my god!!! THE MOST AMAZING EXPERIENCE EVER! If you’re looking for some amazing photos with an amazing photographer, please book with Val! She is the sweetest, most thoughtful human… ever! She made engagement photos such a blast and was great with posing and just truly capturing raw moments! You will NOT be disappointed!!
Her style and eye behind the camera is unmatched. Her genuine kindness and compassion for her clients makes you feel like you are a part of her family. She captures the most amazing, beautiful, intimate moments that leave you just wanting to share every big or small life event with her.
Based in Rochester, NY and open to wandering outside of this little town. I claim myself as an intuitive and narrative photographer which simply means I choose to document others in an authentic story-telling way. I accomplish this form of photography by getting to know you, your partner, and/or whoever else accompanies you during photos. After you submit an inquiry, I begin to get to know you and yours through more dialogue and a questionnaire. During our time together, you will notice that I zone into observation mode. It is here in this visual space where my intuition steps in and I study the movements between. I will vocalize what I see to you and encourage more of that connection I perceive to document those genuine moments.
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