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rain, rain, you can stay | Family Photographer in Needham MA

rain, rain, you can stay | Family Photographer in Needham MA

The forecast did not look good the morning of this family’s photo session, but grandma was visiting from Canada and we really wanted to include her in the photos so we did not reschedule.  At the last second, I told Mom, “Worst case scenario:  bring the umbrellas!” And boy, am I glad I did.

Everything started out clear and we were lucky to have the gorgeous orange flowers blossoming in the background.  I love how all these (more…)

Cousins!! | Newton Family Photographer

Cousins!! | Newton Family Photographer

I don’t know what it’s like in your house, but when I tell my kids they are going to visit their cousins, an onslaught of squealing, shrieking and crazy bouncing off the walls immediately ensues.  I suspect something similar happens for the family in the images below.  These cousins were all together for Easter weekend and one of the moms invited me to (more…)

Favorite Things | Extended Family and Childrens Photographer Jamaica Plain, MA

Favorite Things | Extended Family and Childrens Photographer Jamaica Plain, MA

All kids have favorite things, whether it be a soft lovey, a hand knit blanket or a beloved toy truck.  I always ask clients to bring along any of these special items to their photo session because I love to incorporate personal elements into the images I create.  It makes the resulting photos so much more memorable and unique.  Someday you will miss the days your child carried around that tattered old stuffed animal!

For this extended family session I had an email exchange with the client and they suggested possibly bringing along their (more…)

Life is good | Extended family photo session at Elm Bank in Wellesley, MA

Life is good | Extended family photo session at Elm Bank in Wellesley, MA

I get a little nervous before every photo session. Every. Single. One. It’s not that I don’t know what I’m doing, I just want every single session to be the best one I’ve ever had and I want every client to have fun and feel relaxed and beautiful. Is that so much to ask??

When a dear friend asked me to do an extended family session for her, I was (more…)