December 10, 2013

Media PA Portrait Photographer: Sara Snow Day

Well, I think we can all agree that winter is finally upon us! There is no avoiding it with this crazy snow we’ve had.  Sunday was insanity!  Patrick and I had a holiday party in Philadelphia on Saturday evening and stayed over with friends.  We knew there was supposed to be some snow on Sunday, […]


November 5, 2013

Brittany + Jason’s // Stroudsmoor Country Inn Wedding Photography

This wedding season I had the opportunity to work with some truly amazing wedding photographers. This wedding is one that I shot with Jennifer Baumann. She is such a fabulous photographer and an equally as amazing person. She was so open to allowing me to try new things. We have a very similar aesthetic in […]


October 18, 2013

Gertie + Millie // Rehoboth Beach DE Pet Portrait

After a long weekend in Rehoboth Beach, Patrick and I stopped by to visit our friend Shaun from college who had moved down to that area.  We got to meet his adorable 4-legged friends.  Gertie, the pup, is his dog that he adopted after college.  She is such a sweet dog, very playful.  Millie is […]


October 16, 2013

Media PA Baby Portrait Photography: Ben 6 Month Session

I recently had a 6 month session with little baby Ben!  His mom and I had been planning to get together to do some photos of Ben and finally decided on meeting up at Ridley Creek State Park on a Saturday.  We got a bit of a muggy start to the day but as soon […]


September 5, 2013

Throwback Session: Allie

This Throwback Session features one of my dear friends, Allie.  Allie is an extremely gifted dramaturge and actor.  She’s one of those people that you can say is cool and not feel like an idiot saying it.  She’s smart and fun and obviously gorgeous!  Allie loves changing up her look and more importantly her hair […]


August 29, 2013

Throwback Session: Mark + Emily Wedding

Our first Throwback Session was a feature on Mark & Emily Layton’s Engagement Session.  Now I would love to share their amazing wedding day!  Mark and Emily hired me to serve as the cinematographer for their wedding day.  I had provided them with a digital Save the Date from their Engagement Session and they loved the […]


August 27, 2013

Throwback Session: Mark + Emily Engagement Session

Mark and Emily are a very special couple.  I attended high school with them when they first started dating.   After high school, Emily and I both attended Penn State.  I was able to watch Mark and Emily grow together as a couple, and I have to say they are two of the kindest people […]


August 26, 2013

Matt + Liz // State College, PA Engagement Session

Liz is a good friend of mine from college.  We met during an advanced directing course that we both took as undergrads at Penn State.  Liz is just absolutely amazing- the type of woman who really does it all!  During our time in that class I also had the opportunity to meet her husband-to-be, Matt. […]


August 25, 2013

Cape May, NJ: Stylized Shoot with Kaitlin Noel Photography

A few weekends back, Patrick and I traveled to Cape May for a long weekend so that I could participate in a photography workshop with a wedding photographer that I truly admire: Kaitlin Noel Photography!  I am so excited to share this shoot, because it taught me so incredibly much about shooting weddings in creative […]


August 19, 2013

Welcome to Samantha Jay Photography’s Blog!

Hello To All! Samantha Jay Photography is finally stepping into the shoes of a 21st century photog and starting a blog!  Writing has always been a passion of mine but for some reason I was lagging on starting to blog my photography business and now I’m realizing just how much catching up I have to […]