WHAT TO EXPECT:
General Session Details: I am an on location custom photographer, which means I travel to your destination of choice. It could be a great scenic park or beach, the comfort of your own home, your grandma’s beach house or a fun urban shoot in Boston. My sessions are carefree and fun. I have some great places to recommend, but am open to suggestions. I want to capture you and your children in your natural state with a little guidance not with forced smiles or overly forced poses. The point is to relax and have a great time and the images will be perfect. Typically these sessions are about an 1 hour. Keep in mind that for an outdoor session early morning light–just after sunrise–or late afternoon light–2 hours before sunset–is ideal. Inside we should have access to ample natural light. I travel all over the Boston area, including North & South Shore, and Metro-West. I will travel outside of this area, additional travel fees will apply based upon distance.
Newborn Sessions: Capturing those sweet first images should ideally happen before the baby is 14 days old, the younger the better. Newborn features change so quickly in those first few weeks and they are more likely to curl up and stay asleep for those great sleeping baby photos the newer they are. It is best to schedule your newborn photo session while you are still pregnant, but exceptions are always made and I can usually accommodate your newest addition. I will schedule your session by due date and then confirm when the baby is born. Newborn sessions will be at my home studio in Somerville, MA, where I have terrific light and access to all the props. If you desire a more lifestyle newborn session we can meet at the location of your choosing, usually your home. I set aside up to 2.5 hours for your session. This assures us that we can get all the poses we want, while allowing for lots of feedings and cuddling in between, your baby will be comfortable the entire time. I have several hats, headbands, swaddles and props available for use, but if there is anything special you would like in the photo please have it for the session. I encourage siblings, Mom and Dad to get in a few photos as well, clothing should be neutral and solid color. These family pictures will be treasured just as much as the newborn photographs.