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  • Aaron and the surprise laugh

    I made this short video for my home page a while back. Now that it’s time to refresh the home page again, I’ve taken it down, but it still makes me smile…

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    Dreamy dark portraits

    Portraits with no business plan, just a fun collaboration between the subjects and me. Trying to bring out her beautiful green eyes. I especially like this couple’s portrait that evolved, that is…

  • family portrait with sepia toning

    Celebrating family milestones

    This family came for a portrait because it was their last summer together before their son left for college. Their daughter was the clothing stylist—she did a great job! Beautiful summery day…

  • Power kid!

    Had a fun session with this young person; she was up for my ideas, ready to imagine all kinds of things with her facial expressions. Then when I had what I needed,…

  • informal natural light portrait

    Informal Portrait

    Gretchen is a lovely person who wanted some portraits with an informal feel, so we moved out of the studio and put some nice light on her—made her laugh a little bit,…

  • portrait of young woman with magenta hair

    Flamingo among pigeons

    A very striking young woman, captured with natural light filtered through sheer curtains, and a reflector. Love the color story of hair, lips and blouse of course, but also her expressions. Later…

  • kid photography

    Two Brothers

    This mother wrote to me about photographing her little boys: “I am hoping to capture them—they just keep growing and time is flying!” I am so on board with that idea, to…

  • garden portrait of woman and lilies

    Master Gardener

    Portraits of the master gardener among her late-summer lilies at sunset, with just the sun and a reflector for lighting. Some beautiful sun flare and backlighting. Check out her white lilies taller…

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    Dreamy portrait in white

    She went for a trial run of her wedding makeup and hairstyle. Then instead of wasting all this glamour on grocery shopping or other mundane weekend tasks, she came by the studio.…

  • Lorie & Dan all fancy

    We had a mini-session in my studio before they headed into Boston for the New England Emmy Awards ceremony. They were looking very elegant but not too fancy for some big laughs!…

  • family portrait Needham

    Mom and daughters

    I set up this shot to be a professional headshot for my sister. Then I made our mom get in there and snapped a few more. And then I stepped into the…