Category Archives: 03. Personal

Personal posts by New York City wedding photographer Saavedra Photography

Istanbul and Athens in Winter

Booking update: As many of you know, Saavedra Photography has never been a full time pursuit for me. I’ve tried many ways to make it work while not being able to work on Saturdays, but alas it is not in the cards. I have recently taken a new full time job that will be very […]

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Discovering the holy land, Israel

We did a 7-day driving circuit of Israel, pretty much hitting every part of the country we could safely go to. You need to be a skilled driver and know where you’re going. For most people I say, go with a tour group. You can check out my more detailed travel guide towards the end […]

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When in Rome

My favorite photos from my trip to Rome over Christmas, 2015. Up next: Israel, Istanbul, and Athens. Scroll to the bottom to find my travel guide with highlights, timing, and restaurant / hotel recommendations Trastevere neighborhood Basilica Santa Maria Degli Angeli (foot photos is from another basilica) St. Ignatius / Chiesa di Sant d’Ignazio Sant’Andrea […]

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The chorus of the song “Army” written by Ellie Goulding, intended for her best friend, applies to me and my husband. I moved around too much to have one best friend, even through college. This marriage is meaningful to me because I finally have one person with whom I will travel and move for life, […]

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This season, gift meaningfully

I don’t have a lot of words to say about what has transpired globally in 2015. ┬áMy heart is heavy. I also believe each of us has the power to make a positive difference. As we enter a season of Thanksgiving and joy, let’s focus our giving on where it impacts the most. For those […]

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