A New Landscape

My solo road trip across the country has been nothing short of empowering. I packed Grover (my car) up to the gills and the momentous adventure began. Journeying alone allows for times of reflection, boredom and singing guilty pleasures at the top of your lungs. I must admit that I was extremely trepidatious to leave…

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No Cities to Love, Only People

I do not usually post personal work on the blog, however, with the supreme court’s ruling yesterday it seems fitting to announce that with a heavy heart Amika Gair Photography will be relocating to California in July. I love my clients with all my being. I look at the photos I taken over the years…

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Reuniting the Sisterhood

This past weekend, I had the joy of returning to my alma mater, Mount Holyoke College, for my five year reunion. As I drove under the iconic archway, memories and traditions flooded to the forefront as if I’d only graduated the preceding weekend. Perhaps my favorite tradition is the Laurel Day Parade. Classes gather together…

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Newborn Photography: Capturing Priceless Moments

Amika Gair Photography, West Hartford, CT Photographer

It’s a rare Saturday morning, when I’m sitting in front of my computer instead of out taking photos, but it is certainly welcomed. Two weeks ago, I met this sweetheart named Meera. Her newborn photography session could not have run more smoothly. My assistant, Allison, and I were enamored with this little peanut. She posed,…

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Newborn Photography: Celebrating the New Year with a Newborn

Newborn Photography, Amika Gair Photography, West Hartford, CT

This adorable little nugget, Samantha, was born on New’s Years Day. Kicking off the 2014 season with newborn photography was a perfect beginning to my new year. Winter days seem much less dreary when interacting with precious newborns. It brings me such pleasure to capture a baby in their first few weeks of life. This…

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