Immerse, Learn, Create:

A Blog for Travel, Education, and Fine Art Photography

A blog by
Courtney Stannard Photography

Whether you're looking for unique ideas for wedding vendors, traveling to Switzerland for your honeymoon, looking for some artistic inspiration or just a fun idea for a one of a kind portrait session - this blog has got it all. Travel tips to cute towns and different countries, weekly artists to note, and jaw dropping photo session ideas that will make you want to book a session asap.

Brian and Abby are incredibly sweet, they originally booked me for their wedding and later found out they were expecting! I had the pleasure of being invited into their home to document little Henry! In-home newborn photography is among my favorite sessions because they are more comfortable and intimate – perfect for capturing authentic moments!  […]

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Danielle got in touch with me on Facebook to inquire about capturing her autumn engagement photos with her childhood sweetheart. Danielle and Corey decided on having the session at her family farm, where her and Corey are in the process of building their future home (how sweet!!!) From Childhood Fair Showcasings to Sincere Love Danielle […]

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Celebrating the arrival of baby Clayton with western maternity photos in a serendipitous location in Upstate New York!

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Bride and groom share a kiss as the wedding party cheers them on

Celebrating Miranda and Tyler in this gorgeous upstate New York wedding venue couldn’t have been more perfect for such a sweet couple!

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A western, retro cowgirl photoshoot with a whimsical flower shopping cart, and a chair nestled in the wildflower field of Greenville, New York.

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I'm Courtney, Face Behind the blog

welcome to my wonderland!!

Based in Upstate New York - Creating art out of your soul

A master of blending fine art and documentary photography. With moody and ethereal portraits, I love capturing emotions that transcend time. As an educator and avid traveler, currently pursuing a masters degree in art history, I continue to deepen my artistic connection with photography. 

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