Because in the blink of an eye "someday"
becomes five years from now.

Through the nonstop hustle of your craziest days
there are in between moments worth capturing.
When you invite me to capture this season of life
it's so much more than a photo or video session.
It's a space for you to unplug, slow down and just be.


Welcome to
the ART of remembering-
photo + video services.

Family beach home session in Westport Connecticut to capture the slow moments before Charlie was born
Jhori with his Mother photographed by Sam Bufalo
Sam Bufalo embracing her child
Photographer & Filmaker
- A luxury experience

HI! I'M SAM BUFALO

You shouldn’t have to wait until everything seems ‘perfect’ to save memories for your family. I promise you, everything changes so quickly.

Even down to the tiniest baby rolls.

Let’s preserve these moments while they’re here. I offer photography and film services for newborns, families, and couples.

work with me

Together, we’ll slow down and capture life as it is - creating a gallery that you can all reminisce on 30 years from now.

FAMILY // Motherhood Photo + Film Sessions


Document your current season of life in home or at a location of your choice. Real, documentary-style, in-person sessions where Mom can finally be in the frame, too.

Motherhood session Diana photographed by Sam Bufalo
explore FAMILY

wedding // EVENT 
Photo + Film Sessions


A documentary style approach to preserving your celebrations. My promise is to create genuine and artistic imagery of each day I'm invited to.

Kayla walking down a flight of stairs Diana photographed by Sam Bufalo
EXPLORE WEDDINGS
Online Photo + Video Courses for Parents

Capture your own Milestones

Learn how to capture all of the firsts, the in-between moments, and special milestones with confidence - sharing memories with future generations.

Learn the Art of Film with Sam
Styled Editorial Session photographed by Sam Bufalo

love notes - testimonials

Cassie Diana photographed by Sam Bufalo

“One word: Magical.”

Sam captured every emotion, every tear, smile, and tender moment perfectly. Without a doubt, Sam's photos are some of the most beautifully taken and beautifully edited pictures I have EVER seen. Each time I look through those pictures, I am transported back in time. For her to instill that ability through images, is magic.

- Cassie Powell Bott
Diana Diana photographed by Sam Bufalo

“I can't recommend anyone more for any of your photography needs. Sam is IT!”

She has photographed my family for many years, for several different occasions, and each album is more beautiful than the last. We look forward to our shoots with Sam and get so excited when our photos come back. Can't wait for another excuse to get behind her lens!

- Diana Kassiotis
Malinda Diana photographed by Sam Bufalo

“I am blown away by her eye and talents and I can’t imagine this day without her."

Sam’s incredible talent is something I dreamed of for my wedding since the day I heard about her (years ago). I put it right into the universe that she was going to shoot my wedding and at the time I was not even engaged! Sam was accommodating, even in the wave of chaos over the last few months, she came to us with a huge smile and captured the most special moments of our life. I don’t think I could come up with enough words to express my deep admiration for Sam. We appreciate you so much.

- Malinda Varano
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Briana and Dan photographed by Sam Bufalo
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 Baby Nia photographed by Sam Bufalo
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Ariana looking in the mirror photographed by Sam Bufalo from an intimate wedding at Ariana's family home
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Alyssa and Corey with the groomsmen and bridesmaid at thier wedding venue in Brooklyn photographed by Sam Bufalo
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Jhori and his mother at the motherhood shoot photographed by Sam Bufalo
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AN ARCHIVAL OF THE EPHEMERAL. PHOTOGRAPHER BASED IN NY & CT.