Hi, I'm Erica.
I'm from the small town of Auburn, about 30 minutes from Syracuse. I was born and raised here and moved away for a bit when I was 18. I recently moved back home, bought a house, had two babies, and got engaged! It's been an exciting few years this way. My fiancé's name is Paul, I have a stepdaughter Olivia(livi-loo), our son Theo(big T), and now our last of the bunch, Madelynn(smush). I like to keep pretty busy so when I'm not juggling the kiddos, I'm a full time Head Security Guard for schools, writing blogs, making crafts, and taking your pictures! I also like to collab with a lot of local businesses like Ambellished clothing line, Cayuga County Tourism, Divine Coverings bedazzled, Gwen Inc, In Our Words Apparel, Chantelle Marie Lake House, Melody's, and so many more. I've been interested in art and taking photos for as long as I can remember but just recently started venturing off into my own business. I've always struggled because I'm very honest, and like to live on my own terms, freely and unrestricted, which is what I love so much about being an entrepreneur.
When I had my son, I had a lot of self-reflecting to do. Growing up, my mom was a single mom who was constantly working and it put a hard-ship on our relationship, but it was a sacrifice she had to make to make sure we were always more than okay. I'm eternally grateful for all my mother did and everything she was. I especially admired how she too was a straight shooter, who unapologetically lived life on her own terms and always spoke her mind. I've since made it my #1 goal to create a business and lifestyle that allows me to be the person I am, and the mom I want to be; one who always keeps it real, and can provide but still always be there for everything. I'm so honored to already have so much success and support in my small businesses and I can't wait to look back on this in the future and see how much it's grown!
“Erica has been contracted by Cayuga County Tourism on various occasions as a photographer and we've been very happy with her delivery. Her vision and direction have been critical in some of our projects. She is amazing at capturing the personality of the individual she's photographing and weaving the story together. I highly recommend her for any photography needs.”