About Me

My name is Amanda Deyo, but most call me Panda or Pandy. 

 

I am a stay at home momma to a crazy, sassy girl, Dahlia Rose and soon a baby boy, Oli Quinn. I am that girl with the unapproachable face that is told to smile by strangers daily. I swear more coffee takes up my body than water. I love animals and have three rambunctious dogs at home. I live for Halloween and 2000s emo music. I lived out my dream of photographing some of my favorite bands for a year and getting published. Roses and Dahlias are my favorite flowers. I married my high school sweetheart and love a good love story. I am artsy and am constantly taking up new crafty hobbies. Fall is my favorite season, but I love hot, sunny weather, but am unfortunately vampire pale. I am the pumpkin Queen. Give me everything Halloween and horror.

 

LETS GET DOWN TO BUSINESS

I have always been an artsy person. From Elementary until High school I played the viola and was in the Youth Syracuse Symphony. My senior year, the opportunity of photography came up as an extra class and I immediately fell in love. After I graduated I went to college and received my Associates degree in the medical field and worked in medical billing, but it did not fulfil my artsy personality and I knew I needed more. On the side during this time I was photographing families and weddings. I have been doing photography since 2012. In 2018, my husband convinced me to quit my full time job and chase my dreams and open a studio. So I did! I own a lifestyle studio in Phoenix, NY. It is set up specifically for candid photos for families, newborns, children and boudoir sessions. I do have backdrops for headshots & children. During the Spring through Fall I mainly do outdoor sessions but my studio is open to anyone at all times. I photograph outdoor sessions during golden hour or overcast days for best results. I will travel if you wish! I specialize in lifestyle portraits, babies, weddings, & boudoir.

 

Classes taken:

Milkway Newborn Retreat

Milkyway Family Retreat

Twyla Emotional Storytelling Retreat

Contact Me

74 State St 

Phoenix, NY 13135

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