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With a personalized approach to fine art photography + cinema, we provide unique story-telling imagery to best preserve your most cherished memories naturally & beautifully.


We're Makayla & Dave Harris - photographers + cinematographers, upstate New York residents, proud parents of two, frequent world travelers, and believers in the importance of both making memories and preserving them forever

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As a Bride-to-Be planning and preparing for your wedding, you probably come up with at least 10 ‘what-ifs’ every hour of the day. We’re here to help ease your mind a little and let you know just what you can expect us to do to make your big day a little less stressful. We want […]

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We’ve all been there; bogged down by an endless stream of emails. The question is what can you do about it? And the answer is: Email Templates. Using E-mail Templates to increase productivity and improve client experience will make your life much easier! We use email templates in a few ways: 1. Introducing ourselves, our, process, […]

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by Alisha for The Harris Company Being a second shooter at a wedding carries a lot of responsibility! It is typically your job to capture all of the details, emotions, and behind the scenes moments while the main photographer is working with the couple & the bridal party, usually taking a slightly more directive role. […]

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Most often, a lot of thought goes into the portrait location or venue selection, rightfully so!  But what about your story begins?  The preparation for the day, the getting ready spot, the last photos of the two of you before becoming one family.   How can you be sure to get stunning getting ready photos?  Here are our tips […]

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Saratoga Springs Weddings Bridal Hair Style Trends | Upstate NY Photography & Cinema by The Harris Company With Spring in full swing, let the wedding planning begin!   We’ve been bringing on a some of our favorite creatives to ask them a few questions about what they expect for this upcoming season.  Next up?!  The kind, […]

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We are gearing up for our busiest season yet and we want to make sure we can provide our amazing clients with only the best experience possible.   Our company is founded upon working in a passionate creative space, with flexibility and family at the forefront of our priorities, and we hope you will be the […]

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Introducing the newest customization available for our Signature Albums:  Custom Illustrated Covers!  This can be anything from a custom font, monogram (shown here), or even a logo or basic design!   Our past, current, and future couples already know this, but Every.Single.Couple that we photograph walks away with a wedding album.  To us, its non-negotiable.  […]

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One of the top questions we field after booking a wedding client is how to prepare for the engagement session and that usually starts with, “what should we wear?!”   We brought in style-expert Randi Poillon for a few insider tips: RANDI POILLON of STYLED BY RANDI As a stylist, I am constantly tasked with […]


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