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Little Luca has turned one! She is a lover of bubbles but does not love hats! Her smile is infectious. Marissa, Gabe and big brother Eliot just love this sweet girl! You can see it in their faces.   A perfect family on a perfect early morning!      Can we talk about this dreamy […]

Here it is! The wedding that I personally couldnt wait for, and I am so sad is over. The Buffalo Zoo wedding I talked about for an entire year, it’s here!           Danielle and Aricca said their “I do’s” while a giraffe played in the background!   They danced their first dance as […]

I’m not sure I have ever laughed as hard during a portrait session as I did with these girls! There is something to be said about a family who can naturally laugh and joke with each other. They are doing it right! Rachel and Ian are molding their girlies into confident, unique young women. It […]

There is nothing like getting to know a family while walking a beautiful landscape! These kiddos are giving their parents a run for their money and they love every minute of it. I truly love photographing a family with little ones. The more they are in front of the camera the more comfortable they become […]

I LOVE this family! That is all. They have to be the sweetest and kindest bunch of goofballs that I have ever had the pleasure of photographing.   We met at Chestnut Ridge for a quick session on a wonderful evening. A communion and a 6th birthday definitely warrant updated portraits, for sure! The light […]

DeaLea Photography is looking for 2019 and 2020 Seniors to participate in a creative senior portrait session. If you fall into either of the following categories, please EMAIL us at DeaLeaSeniors@gmail.com with a snapshot. I will forward an application and details. Please DO NOT message via Facebook, Instagram or our website. -2019 Senior in the […]

Celebrate the lady in your life! Schedule a portrait session to document the fun and the laughter she keeps in your lives! DeaLea has 3 times available on Sunday, April 29th. The location will be determined by the 3 participating families. The session fee is $150.00. This is not limited to mothers! All women are […]

If you’re reading this, it’s most likely because you’re planning a wedding. Congratulations! Welcome to the wedding world of the unknown. You have a ton of important decisions to make. You have questions, I’m sure of it!  “Why do I need engagement portraits?” Throughout the years, I have come across some pretty important reasons to […]

We have officially announced our Spring Open Session will be held at Chestnut Ridge this year! We have photographed so many families at The Ridge and every time they are adorable! It’s a great place for all portraits! We are so excited to get this spring and summer season off to a great start.   […]