Tag: children

What happens in a Mini-Session?

Seacoast NH Mini Sessions

What happens in a mini-session? We take pictures.  I sing a lot of weird songs.  I make a lot of silly noises.  You get all the combinations of family photos you can think of.  We finish the session before your kids burn out, meltdo …

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When your nursery is this lovely, make sure you have an Exeter NH At Home Newborn Session

Pretty in pink was the theme for this Exeter NH At Home Newborn Session.  All the gentle love and sweetness for this beautiful baby girl who’s already stolen her parents’ hearts.  May you touch dragonflies and stars, dance with the fairies an …

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Pictures on the beach in November? Inconceivable! – NH Family Photos on the Beach

NH Family Photos on the Beach

I do not think that word means what you think it means! 😉  Mother nature’s on your side!  This NH Family Photos on the Beach happened in November, and to be honest, I kind of thought they were crazy for planning at the beach.  I was goi …

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Sometimes a dog is just a dog and a baby is just a baby. North Shore At Home Newborn Photos

North Shore At Home Newborn Photos

I mean, not JUST a baby – but just the cutest baby ever! Once upon a time, Jenna & Andrew’s number one baby was their puppy.  He was the bowtie-wearing star of their Newburyport Intimate Wedding.  But he was less interested in being a par …

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A boy and his dog. The love starts early. Seacoast NH At Home Newborn Photos

Seacoast NH At Home Newborn Photos

Dogs and babies.  That seems to be a pretty consistent theme for me.  But the puppy at these Seacoast NH At Home Newborn Photos is probably my favorite.  He was SO protective of the new little family member.  Layed in front of his c …

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Why I welcome your kids’ ideas … Dover, NH Family Photos

dover, NH family photos

I had so much fun with this family during their Dover, NH family photos over Memorial Day Weekend!  The kids were full of ideas and suggestions, and a few times I heard their parents tell them to just be good listeners and let me do my job.  …

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Exeter NH Mini Sessions!

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This round of Exeter NH Mini Sessions brought me 15 families! 5 new families and 10 returning ones – what a great time! The weather ended up making 2 days in 2 weekends but that turned out to be a blessing and opened up the opportunity to a few more fo …

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And baby makes 4! Exeter NH Family Maternity Photos

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One of the most amazingly rewarding moments in my job is when a family asks me back.  And this family, has had me back more than a handful of times now!  After completing a baby’s first year collection for their first little boy I left the cake smash a …

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Family Maternity Shoot: Newburyport, MA

Facebook is astounding.  And this post is verbose – but it’s a fun story & the photos are adorable, so stick with me.   As a kid, I lived in Reading, MA.  I walked to the corner store, rode my bike to the library, ice skated at the town field, and …

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Fall Mini Sessions! NH Family Photography

My mini sessions were beyond spectacular this fall.  In 4 days, over 2 weekends, I was HONORED to photography 24 families – that’s 82 loving souls – and a super cute puppy. Mother nature was not as much a fan of my plans – with the bulk of those famili …

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I’m so happy to have you here on my blog! My hope is that by reading through my stories you’ll quickly come to realize that I LOVE what I do! It’s the stolen glances, the moments you didn’t think I’d see – but there they are, the kisses, snuggles and connections, and maybe even some added snark and an eye roll – whatever it may be, these are the things that make you, you! And the memories I want you to have forever.