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Welcome Baby Quinn

Welcome Baby Quinn

Boston Newborn Session Cara Soulia Photography
Introducing Baby Quinn! On a gorgeous fall day in Boston, I got to meet this precious little one. Mom got in touch with me to schedule this newborn session for their two week old baby girl. Quinn was their first baby, and Dad was soon going to be deployed to Afghanistan. Mom wanted to be sure to get some beautiful family photos before he left.

Boston Baby Photography

When I met them, they were so sweet together and clearly so in love with each other and with their baby girl. I will be honest, it was hard to see them so happy together at such an amazing and exciting time, while in the back of my mind knowing that they must be feeling sad knowing they would have to say goodbye soon.

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Family of 3 in Charlestown – Boston Baby Shoot

Family of 3 in Charlestown – Boston Baby Shoot

Boston Baby Photo Shoot

Little Liam was born back in July and we had originally scheduled this session to take place in the fall, to capture him at three months old. We ended up postponing this session several times almost all the way to Christmas due to family illness, a rash on Liam’s face, and other hurdles that set us back!  But I loved how it worked out because with little Liam being older, he was that much more expressive. There’s such an exceptional period of motor skill growth between three and five months. Babies start having the cutest expressions and making the cutest noises, and you start to see more smiles, more laughs, and more personality. Liam was right on the edge of learning to roll over!

Charlestown Boston Baby Session Cara Soulia Photography

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Three Under Three | Boston Family Photographer

Three Under Three | Boston Family Photographer

 

Boston Beachside Family Portrait Session Cara Soulia Photography

It was an unseasonably warm afternoon in October when I met up with this family in Hull, MA for their family portrait session. Mom and I were both worried it would be too cold for a beach session, but the weather turned out to be amazing. The sky and sunset were exquisite. We all felt so lucky to have such perfect weather for their beach session in Boston.

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Sweet Saachi & Family, Needham Family Photo Session

Sweet Saachi & Family, Needham Family Photo Session

Larz Anderson Park Fall Family Session Cara Soulia Photography

There’s something so beautiful about fall in New England, even when it’s rainy and dreary. It was such a delight to meet up with sweet little Saachi and her family at Larz Anderson Park in Brookline, Massachusetts for a family photo session filled with fall foliage, despite a rainy start.

Needham Fall Family Photography

It was drizzly the morning of our session, and I wasn’t sure if the family would want to go ahead with the photos. But, I knew there was some beautiful foliage at the location we chose. It was not your typical beautiful fall day in Brookline. I talked to mom on the phone and we decided to go for it! This family had just moved to Needham, MA from San Francisco so they were used to this kind of weather. They wanted to capture the magnificent New England foliage after moving here from the West Coast. I’m so happy they decided to brave the weather.

Larz Anderson Park Fall Family Session Cara Soulia Photography

When we met up, the rain was definitely on and off. Thankfully, it wasn’t anything too crazy, so we were able to have a successful session. Mom’s father came along and he was so sweet with baby Saachi. You can tell she has really stolen his heart.

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And who can blame him? Look at those eyes! Her beautiful, unique eyes were piercing. A sharp contrast to her darker hair. Mom and Dad also had darker hair and eyes, so I had to ask about them. Mom said that her sister has stunning, light eyes just like Saachi’s. They are just so mesmerizing and I loved how the bright colors of the leaves and the bright colors of her eyes came together.

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Moving on! Needham Family Photographer

Moving on! Needham Family Photographer

Needham Family Session Cara Soulia Photography

This summer,  I met up with a Needham family for a session that was especially near and dear to my heart.

I have known this family of five for a long time now. Their older daughter has been good friends with my own daughter since they were in Kindergarten! When I heard the news that they would be relocating to the Washington, D.C. area, I knew it would be hard to say goodbye. It’s so hard to see friends leave, especially since they’ve built up such an amazing network here in our town.

Farewell Family Photography Session

The mom in this family thought it was important to get some photos taken before they moved, and I have to say: I agree wholeheartedly. I always tell people to take photos when they move into or out of a home.  Even if it’s just a simple snapshot on the front steps — it’s one of those important moments you will want to remember.  For this family in particular, their home is full of memories and holds great sentimental value. It’s the place where they brought all of their babies home from the hospital, where they took their first steps, and had so many other important firsts.  

One of my favorite images from this session was when the whole family just snuggled together on the front steps with their new puppy Peanut!  Of course Peanut couldn’t sit still…he was just a few weeks old.  I love how he just jumped up on his big sister to kiss her cheek.   Needham Family Session Cara Soulia Photography Needham Family Session Cara Soulia Photography

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