dani moran




Life is timestamped by moments and days we will always remember. Events we will never experience again but will always cherish. The promise of a forever in shared vows or the creation of a tiny life that taught you the meaning of unconditional love. And even, ordinary days that are actually deeply beautiful. Navigating his crazy ride that essentially slips by; the beauty in photography. A glimpse of a moment, captured indefinitely. 


The little moments + the big feels


01. our philosophy

Meet Dani, the woman behind the vision.  Dani is one of the most genuine, down-to-earth person you will meet.  From the moment you spark conversation, she will make you feel like you've known her for years.  Her mind doesn't stop and she is always coming up with another crazy idea.  No goal is unattainable and she will go above and beyond for anyone she meets. Dani will create an experience that will tell your story + capture emotions that can be felt forever. As a mother to twin little boys; her inspiration, storytelling is her passion.  Inquire below and learn why working with Dani will be an unforgettable experience.

the artist

Documenting the sweet in-betweens

02. meet the team


we want your experience to be everything + more 

If this is your first time hiring a photographer, we want to make sure you get the best experience possible.  Our team will make sure you feel comfortable + more importantly, make sure your session is everything you dreamed of.  

Although we want to capture some timeless images, making you look and smile on demand is not exactly our style.  Whether this is a lifestyle family session, an in-hospital Fresh 48, or your wedding day, we want your images to capture as much emotion and detail as possible.  We will guide you when the moment is right but the beauty in our session unfolds naturally. We wont stand behind a camera and count to 3. We want your images to capture more than that.  We truly don't believe the  'perfect portrait' is created on command. Some of our most treasured work consists of the little moments + in betweens.  The details that tell your story. Raw, real emotions. We want you to look back and 'feel' your images for decades to come. 


editor, lead photographer

Boy twin mom #moranclan. Coffee + wine (Simple Roast to be specific). Night Owl. Nurse educator. Lover of all things home decor. Marshalls. Organization queen. Competitive AF w/ board games against my husband. 

MEET our team


associate photographer

associate photographer

We hold this team to a high standard. Dedication to the art of photography + personality absolutely counts. We are listeners and artists dedicated to capturing moments in their purest form.

Picked up my first camera when I was 8 (TY mom + dad!). Lover of open mic nights. Syracuse University Education student. I love children. Knitting is lyfe. Yoga devotee. Vegetarian. Flowerchild.

Taco fanatic. Nurse Practitioner. Music + fitness #Tfit. Travel junkie. Caboodle queen. Newly engaged. Slightly obsessed with reading quotes. DIY enthusiast. Aunt TT.




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Our team will always go the extra mile and do whatever it takes to get that perfect shot. We also like to have a good time.  No idea is too crazy. Trust us, we've been in some pretty interesting situations. All you have to do is relax and have a good time, we will worry about everything else.  With every gallery delivered we want that WOW-factor to hit you.  Every client.  Every time. 

the details

our services, your story.

1. collections

2. client reviews

3. FAQs



Families. Senior portraits. Children. Cakesmashes. Mommy + Me. Grandparents.  Milestones + memories you will forever cherish. Please inquire via the Contact Us page to learn more about lifestyle sessions. 

Newborns start at $475

Newly engaged? Let us capture the true essence of who you and your partner are.  In a field at sunset, rainfall mountain top, or a snowy winter day, cozied up at home.  Celebrate your love and the beginning of your next chapter together with us.  Please inquire via the Contact Us page to learn more about engagement pricing

engagements start at $425

Everyones wedding needs are different.  Some couples are looking for a sweet elopement while others are planning one of the biggest party weekends of their lives.  Please inquire via the Contact Us page to learn more about wedding package prices.

Lifestyle sessions start at $350

Dani offers a wide range of newborn sessions that consist of various settings: in-studio, in-home lifestlye, or in-hospital Fresh 48.  Every child and family is unique, as is every session Dani completes.  Please inquire via the Contact Us page to learn more about newborn packages. 

Weddings start at $3,000


Commercial photography starts at $1000, custom quotes on request

"Since the day I met Dani and starting to plan out everything from my engagement to my wedding, including my daughter’s 6months pictures to her 1 years old pictures. She was amazing and when it came to my wedding day she just wasn’t a photographer, she was a friend to help if needed and even talked me through some parts of the wedding. If you get the chance to book Dani for anything I would highly recommend it!"

client reviews

Britney m.


" Amazing photographer! I am able to highly recommend Dani for newborn photography. I had never met Dani prior to our session but she made me feel comfortable and confident trusting her with my 2 week old baby. She was very hands on and it was literally the first time I was able to sit back and relax! As you can see her stunning work speaks for itself. Thank you Dani for capturing our sweet girl we can’t wait for another session!"

client reviews

sam s.


"Dani was amazing! We used her to shoot both our engagement and wedding photos. She delivered a gallery filled with so many amazing shots! Dani was super easygoing and really listened to what Kyle and I saw as the vision for our wedding. We mostly communicated via email given that I live in Albany but was getting married in Skaneateles. She was always responsive and gave helpful suggestions on other vendors and planning the day of timeline. As the bride there are so many moments you don't get to see but thanks to Dani it's like I was there! She was great at getting our bridal party to feel relaxed and comfortable taking photos. Overall she had such a great attitude and her passion for photography really comes through! Can't wait to use her again!"

client reviews

Jill D.


What a simple-yet very difficult questions to answer.  Rich color tones, clean smooth lines, minimalistic, warmth + depth.  Style conveys many meanings.  When it comes to capturing the images: authentic + real.  As far as Dani's editing style goes: she is neither "light + airy" or "moody".  She is a little mix of both.  Her images convey the talent of dancing along the fine line between two very opposing styles. 


whats your style?

You know what they say. First comes love, then comes...
Dani's clients become close friends; practically family.  She prides in growing with them as they journey through life's biggest moments.  "There is nothing more amazing to photograph the first born child of the couple I witnessed share vows years prior."  Not to mention, Dani loves everything and the two very different sessions each present their own challenges and unique skill.

Why do you photograph both weddings + newborns?



Who owns the copyrights to the images?

What is your payment structure, do we have to pay a retainer?

Definitely. Regional travel to locations more than 50 miles from Dani Moran Photography is subject to a fee of $1/mi, which is charged both ways. Destinations that exceed two hours driving time each way may require overnight accommodations. Please inquire.
There is a separate package for destination wedding photography. This fee includes both the work and time incurred during the travel portion. Airfare, accommodation for 2-3 nights, travel expenses, meals, transportation, and local photography permits (if required) are additional.

Are you willing to travel for my session or wedding?


Please allow 8-10 weeks for all weddings to be fully edited and delivered + 2-3 weeks for all family, newborn, lifestyle, or senior portraits to be complete.  Dani spends hours upon hours meticulously editing every image to her standard.  She will however send you sneak peaks along the way so keep your eye on the gram + fbook! Rush turnaround is available for an additional charge upon request.

Weddings require a $900 deposit & all other sessions are secured with a $100 retainer. Once you make a deposit you have ensured your wedding date or other type of session.  All contracts and payments are paperless and easy to access through an online system.  Dani will openly communicate with you throughout the process with your custom payment plan, and questionnaires to keep track of all the details.  Organization is key!

How long after our session will we get to see our images?

Why do you have 2 instagram accounts?

I retain full ownership and copyright to the original works. You will receive a license for personal use, such as printing and web publication. You provide me with the right to use images of your likeness for online and print publication and advertising, and other various uses.

Back to our motto of organization :)
Weddings + lifestyle can all be found at the main instagram page @danimoranphotography
Newborns cakesmashes + motherhood are specialty sessions found on @LittlelovesbyDani

 thank you mom.


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