Our Work | Custom Photography 

A Fresh Approach To The Traditional Syracuse Photography Studio

Our studio's many years of experience, and joyful approach to shooting, come together in a fresh expression of classically beautiful imaging. Our photographic artists are known for polish and refinement without ever being dated or stuffy. Join us in the studio and relax while our creative team expertly designs your perfect shoot.

Our Photography Environment

When you commission a photographic artist from Francesca Photographers our entire creative team works together to tailor an imaging experience just for you. Each of our Syracuse photographers is an expert in a different style of photography, post-production editing, and image design. We then curate a team based on your unique character and commission profile.

DESIGN: After getting to know you we strategize plans in a pre-shoot meeting to discuss your unique goals. A creative plan is crafted to produce images that present you (or your business/wedding) in the absolute best way possible.

CAPTURE: When the day of the shoot arrives, our experts have already taken care of the details and the session is organized andrelaxed. To maximize your investment, we spend the session focused on nothing but capturing the finest images and making everything look its best.

ENHANCE: After the session, your images enter a rigorous post-production process. Images are archived in the studio and on the cloud, opened individually in Photoshop for complete editing and then artistic enhancements are applied. A final retouching gives your images the polished and refined look that is our studio signature style.

CURATE: Once your images are delivered our artists provide curatorial services to take the stress out of image selection, presentation and archive. Our years of experience and education are at your disposal.

Our clients have included numerous pro athletes, Fortune 500 companies, prominent national politicians, media personalities and other high-profile individuals. The gorgeous, award-winning imagery captured by the talented team of photographic artists at Francesca has been featured in top publications, lifestyle websites, and blogs around the nation. You have seen our work in places like Modern Bride, The Knot, Brides Magazine, InStyle Weddings Online, and Professional Photographer Magazine.

“This photographer combines formal shots with incredible candids to tell the story of your wedding day.”  

~The Knot Magazine

Your Perfect Wedding Timeline (When to take pictures)

One of the most important aspects of the wedding is the photography. A lot of times, with the chaos of details that a wedding brings, you forget to take a

Engagement Pictures

The Best Engagement Portrait Locations in Central New York

Congratulations on your engagement! While there are hundreds of tasks to complete before your big day, take a second to soak in being engaged. There are hundreds of fun and

What should I wear?

Our headshot photographers give you the scoop   Sending the right message Before each session, our professional photographers work with clients to learn about their goals and ideas for the

What Do the Photographs On Your Website Say About You?

We all know how important good photographs are for your website and marketing material. Often this is the first introduction your client has to you and your business. It's important

The Ladies Room Podcast

Marketing Photography for Promotion We captured a great portrait session for marketing the new season of The Ladies Room podcast.  This incredible podcast is a collaboration between Jennifer Sanders of

Meet Michael…

He is the owner of KL5 Coffee which provides high-end espresso machines to NYC coffee connoisseurs. We recently visited Michael at his showroom in Brooklyn, NY to photograph new content

Professional Hair and Makeup for Headshot – Do you need it?

Many people ask us at Francesca Photographers if they should have their hair and makeup professionally done before their headshot photography session.   Before making a recommendation our professional photographers talk

To Stage, Or Not To Stage, That is the Question

Making sure the photos of your location look their best We all know how important it is to make sure that the photographs on your website and marketing material or

First Impressions – Are Your Photographs Sending the Right One?

A client’s first impression is crucial. You work hard to promote your business and build an exceptional reputation. Once you use this to get a client in the door you

Wedding Photographer Recharge in New York City

Every so often it is important to recharge your creativity and keep up with new trends in the industry.  This past week was the bridal market in New York so

Vendor Spotlight – F.R. Brice Floral and Events

We recently noticed that many of our favorite Syracuse, NY weddings from the past couple years all something in common.  That something was beautiful florals that were elegant and frequently

Throwback Thursday – We Have Been Included in the Ultimate Wedding Lookbook from The Knot!

We’re so thrilled to announce that one of Jennifer’s photographs was chosen to be published in The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook. The book is now available and they chose various professional photographers