It's seriously my favorite thing and I love everything about what I do! I get excited when I know I've caught that perfect candid or when a long veil swishes across my lens right at the perfect moment.

I believe in always learning and always growing, so I consistently invest in education to be the best photographer and business owner that I can be for you!

And - in case you were wondering -  Patri is pronounced puh-tree and it's my middle name, after my grandma Cleopatra!

and "dream job" is an understatement

Hey! I'm Sam

I give a shit. I care about you. I'll hold your dress when you walk (or go to the bathroom), pin boutonnieres, and confiscate hair ties off bridesmaids' wrists.

I get feeling insecure - and no I won't photoshop you 20 pounds lighter - but I'll pose you in a way that's flattering, edit out acne, watch out for double chins and that vein that pops out of your (my) forehead when you (I) laugh, fix your peeling spray tan, and once I edited out dry shampoo that wasn't fully blended in. I. Get. It.

Literally every couple tells me they're not photogenic, and it's very rarely true. I'll give you lots of direction, give you funny prompts to get you moving and focused on each other rather than the camera!

Why me?


- Eliana + Tyler

She shot our engagement photos and wedding photos and I could not be happier with the outcome! Sam, thank you for capturing these memories, you are truly the best!"

She was the most easygoing, friendly, and personable photographer.

"PLEASE do yourself a favor and hire Samantha!! She is beyond amazing and her photos speak for themselves in terms of skill.

- Elizabeth + Justin

Thank you so much!! Seriously. Girl you are miraculous! My heart is so full! You made today so fun and effortless! Best wedding decision we've made!"

"OMGGGGGGG I never imagined I would ever feel beautiful and love a picture of myself but I LOVE these?!!

- Macie + Brandon

You completely captured every emotion and thing from the day! Thank you thank you thank you!"

"There isn't a single one I don't love!


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