Senior Portrait Photography (Downtown Haverhill, MA Senior Portraits]



There was an extra sharp chill in the air that morning, along with a wind that wouldn’t quit, but that didn’t stop us from enjoying a successful senior portrait session this past February weekend. It’s a little too easy this time of year to stay indoors — so, much respect for this student who braved the elements minus a heavy coat and proved you really can shoot year round here in New England if you put your mind to it.

We staged our senior portrait session in Downtown Haverhill, making use of some of the uniquely industrial and historic brick buildings. This is what I love most about environmental portraits and lifestyle portraiture… exploring new surroundings, seeking out interesting textures and natural light, all the while encouraging the subject to be casual, comfortable, and not overly concerned with staying in one spot and posing.

Thank you for reaching out to me to work on your photography!

The Garcia Family [North Shore Family Portraits]



Another client reunion, this time with the Garcia family! I first worked with Vanessa and Andre on their wedding a few years back, so it was a wonderful treat to be asked to photograph their new addition to the family! She was super curious about the camera and didn’t shy away from me chasing her around while she enjoyed some quality time at the beach and park with mom and dad. Plus, what’s not to smile about at this age — especially when you’ll be a big sister soon!

Adjacent locations — like this park next to the beach — are always great spots for family sessions because the change keeps the kiddos engaged and brings some additional variety to the pictures as well. And as with this surf & turf shoot, one bit of advice is to save the surf (and all the water and sand that goes with it) for last. That way, you can capture the more formal shots first and then let the little one dive in and play at the close of the session.

Good seeing you again, Vanessa and Andre. Best to you and the family!