family groups

Hanging on a Brooklyn Stoop

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Blog, family groups, siblings, Toddler | Leave a comment

The fall portrait season is in full swing, and this family has me come every year to do their portraits. This year we hung out on their Brooklyn stoop, playing with different configurations, generally having a good time.


Last Hours as New Yorkers

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Blog, family groups, siblings, Summer Fun, Toddler | Leave a comment

This beautiful family asked me to document their last few hours as NYC residents before they moved out of state. We had so much fun playing along the waterfront of Long Island City!

Thanksgiving in Philadelphia

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Blog, family groups, Philadelphia, siblings, Toddler | Leave a comment


I don’t just photograph families in the New York City metro area! While I was visiting my family in Philadelphia over Thanksgiving, this family asked me to come to where they had gathered to take some portraits of their extended family. Grown siblings, their spouses and children – what fun!


Family Reunion!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Blog, family groups, Summer Fun, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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This extended family came together from across the country to meet their newest clan member, a Brooklyn native. What better way to remember their trip to New York?
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Central Park Summer

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Blog, family groups, siblings, Summer Fun | Leave a comment

This family was celebrating their matriarch’s milestone birthday with a weekend visit to New York City, and the photo shoot was a surprise gift for her. The love and joy between them was contagious. I can only hope that, when my sons are grown, I have the same wonderful relationship with them.

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the end of summer

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Blog, family groups, holidays | Leave a comment

Summer is over. Everyone is back in the city and settling in to routines, new schools, new extracurricular activities and classrooms.

My older son has just started public pre-k, which has meant bringing him to school every day (via bicycle trailer!), wearing a uniform, packing a lunch and carrying a backpack to school for the first time. It feels like the end of preschool and the beginning of – gasp! – elementary school. What happened to my baby?!! It seems like he was just learning to walk and talk! The time goes so quickly.

Here he is with his brother this summer. When did they both get so big?

This brings me to: The importance of recording time passing.

Sure, you probably take a ton of pictures of your child. Most of those pictures are probably on your phone, and the quality probably isn’t too bad. You can probably make the pictures look pretty decent with filters and with Instagram. (hey, I do that too!)

But there is one thing missing from those pictures: YOU. Your family as a whole.

The biggest problem with personal photography – and the reason I have a professional session done of my family every year – is that my children will not have a picture of me otherwise. I’m the one who is usually behind the camera, taking the pictures, documenting the life that is going on around me. But it doesn’t show my kids’ relationship to me, or any of the fun things we like to do together. And I schedule a session every year because our relationship and the things that we do together change rapidly. Last year I was pregnant during our session; this year I was trying to corral 2 kids into the frame.

What is better than having a document of you and your family every year – a book, a portrait on the wall, something – that shows your family growing and changing before your eyes?

Autumn is my busiest season, as many families like to use their photos for gifts and holiday cards. November and December are typically very busy for me. If you know you would like a session, please give me a call or email as soon as possible. I’d love to document your family!

Playing in the Park

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Blog, family groups, siblings | Leave a comment

I met this family at the park a few weeks back. They brought their son’s favorite things to play with: Balls. Baseballs, footballs and soccer balls, plus a little mitt and a tiny bat. Who knew that a 3 year old could hit and throw a ball so well!


Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Blog, family groups, siblings | Leave a comment

I met this beautiful family – with twin 4 year olds – at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden a few weeks ago. They love the garden, visit it regularly and had favorite spots to show me as I followed them around.

brooklyn in the summer

Posted by on Jul 6, 2013 in Blog, family groups, siblings, Toddler | 1 Comment

I met this happy family on a hot day in June, and after taking some photos at home we headed to the playground to play in the water. What joy!