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9 things to know when you hire Cara Soulia as your family photographer

9 things to know when you hire Cara Soulia as your family photographer

I’ll be honest with you, finding the perfect newborn or family photographer in Boston is a tough job.  There are so many talented professional photographers in the area and such a variety of styles and personalities to choose from–selecting the right photographer for your family photos can be confusing and overwhelming.  To help with your decision, I thought I’d let you know what you can expect if you decide to hire me for your family photo session. (more…)

a walk in the park | Boston Family Photographer

a walk in the park | Boston Family Photographer

I know it’s hard to believe, but not everyone is thrilled to get in front of a camera. This can be especially true for active young boys who have about a million things they’d rather do than sit for a photo session. I recently photographed a friend and her family, and as we prepped for the shoot, she worried out loud that her sons might not be the most cooperative subjects.

One of the challenges–and joys!–of being a family photographer is easing reluctant kids (and sometimes parents!) into the session, making them feel comfortable, helping them open up, and then capturing the unique traits that shine through. Like my friend’s older son’s sweet sensitivity, and her younger son’s precocious, silly side. (more…)

life and love | arnold arboretum family photographer

life and love | arnold arboretum family photographer

The twin boys in this family attend a preschool where I take school portraits and I was honored to photograph their family last summer at one of their favorite stomping grounds (and mine!), the Arnold Arboretum.

My husband has a fraternal twin brother, so I have a soft spot for parents with twin boys.  One thing that never ceases to amaze me is just how different twin personalities can be, and these sweet little boys were no exception. (more…)

Top 16 of 2016 | Boston Family and Newborn Photographer

Top 16 of 2016 | Boston Family and Newborn Photographer

I’ve spent the last few days sorting through the thousands of images I’ve made over the past last 12 months in preparation for writing my annual “best of” blog series.  It is never easy to choose just a handful of favorites because there are so many that I love.  But is fun to sort back and relive every session and recognize the images that speak to me the most.  And once I’ve made my choices, I love to see how my favorites look together and what themes arise in my work.

As I looked through this year, I noticed the ones I loved the most were (more…)

party of five | boston photographer for families

party of five | boston photographer for families

One of the things I love about my job is that I’m sometimes connected with a family in one capacity and then given the opportunity to photograph some other aspect of their lives. In this case, my work taking school portraits introduced me to this gorgeous family of five. We chose the Arnold Arboretum, where they frequently go for walks together, as the backdrop for their family session.

From the moment I met them, I was struck by the energy and happiness that radiates from this family. I couldn’t help but be swept up in their joy—it was contagious.

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