family

The Gift of Mom

As a mom of three, including two teenagers, it’s common for my annual “change of season” emotions to occur every September with the beginning of a new school year. But, as a photographer, I can’t help but notice that spring brings a true sense of renewal.

This One Is For You, Dad

Boston Family Photographer Cara Soulia hosts hundreds of family photography sessions in the Boston area every year. Want to know the one piece of advice that she wants to offer? Bring the grandparents.

Hooray for Spring Lilac Season!

We’re moments away from the Lilac Sunday, the much-anticipated springtime bloom at the Arnold Arboretum. Looking for the perfect setting for your family photos? This is it. Read on for my thoughts on how to take advantage of their natural beauty.

2021: The Year of Your Stories

As a Boston Family Photographer, I meet a lot of new people throughout the year. We email, chat by phone, and then meet in person for our photo sessions. Because I’m photographing their joyful moments, I hear a lot of personal stories. This year, thanks to hundreds of maternity, newborn, family, and school clients, I heard stories of love, pride, excitement, and joy.  There were stories of loss, grief, new beginnings and triumph. And let’s not forget the accomplishments, sibling rivalry, pet antics and more! Read on to see some of my favorite images from 2021… the Year of Your Stories.

All the Fall Feels

It felt like it came and went fast, right? Fall, I mean? Perhaps. But thanks to so many amazing families seeking Boston Fall Family Photos, I feel like I got a ton of fresh air and many, many chances to enjoy the sun, leaves, and – eventually – crisp air.  Read on to see images from one of my favorite Boston Fall Family Photo sessions.

Have I Failed My OWN Mother?!

Today I realized that I do not have any recent, amazing images of my own mother. The mother who has always been there for me, during every stage of my life. The person who supports me and every single one of my crazy ideas and big life dreams.  The “Gigi” who always makes time to read a book or play games with her grandchildren. (or, in the last year, who made time to play babysitter over zoom when I needed it most!)