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…)
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…)
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.
Earlier this year, I was at my friend’s annual Kentucky Derby party and she introduced to this family’s beautiful mama. We both happened to have on the biggest (and best, if I do say so myself) hats at the party — it was destiny that we should meet! We started chatting, one thing led to another, and the following weekend I was photographing her family at the Arboretum. We were lucky that the lilacs and a few other trees were still in bloom!
This was my first time photographing a family with (more…)
It was a hot and sunny evening in June when I met up with this family of four at the Arnold Arboretum in Roslindale. The last time I saw them was a full year ago at their home, just after second baby was born. It was so much fun to see them again and to see how much their girls have grown!
I’ll just sum it up by saying: sessions like this make me giddy. These images are what happens when (more…)