Category Archives: 03. Personal

Personal posts by New York City wedding photographer Saavedra Photography

Big Sky, Yellowstone, and more

Late summer my husband and I took a really big trip to some of the best national parks in the country. Here are some photos. Rather than being arranged by park, they are arranged by time of day. Dawn (many are shot in Yellowstone) Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park Bison in Yellowstone,¬†Hayden Valley Lamar […]

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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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