For people who want something special and oftentimes unexpected. I love big belly laughs, messy hair, quiet (or loud) moments and an unscripted flow. Photo sessions don't have to be about sitting down and posing. I'm here to help you realize that your daily routine and the exploration of your favourite park is more significant than you think.
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There are only 900 Saturdays between when your child is born and when they leave home.
My photography style is very stripped down and raw. I'm not about creating fancy sets with props your baby wouldn't be interacting with on a daily basis. I'm for families that value the everyday moments. My style focuses on creating a mood for joyous imagery, but we will always work on your child's timeline and needs. There's a reason why families keep coming back for more each and every year.
After reading through my website about my philosophy and style and going through my portfolio, reach out via my contact form.
I'll send over some contracts to secure your session and I'll also send along some questionnaires and resources with clothing tips, access to my client closet and give suggestions for outfits that would complement your location choice.
I'll guide you on choosing a great location for your session that fits your family's style and tell you what time would be best for light for that location. But hey, it's New England, so we'll have to adapt. Location choice drives the wardrobe and not the other way around. I'll also provide tips on preparing your partner for the session, and getting in the right mindset to start the session so that when we meet up, it'll flow like clockwork.
I will be your guide.
A shorter experience to capture a slice of life
For maternity, senior and family sessions. I don't define these sessions by a genre. These are shorter and sweeter sessions designed for milestones or to update your images with older kids. This is a special shorter session for COVID times and will be discontinued. Perfect for littles under the age of 2 that have naps to work around and kids that are always eager to please.
If you are visualizing a specific handful of artistic posed maternity images, reach out and I'll see if a shorter session will work.
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"Pictures that just take your breath away" - Phuong (bride)
"Reached out and wanted to get to know more about [us]" - Joey (groom to be)
"[G]ave great cues, and caught us both in angles and postures that were not only beautiful but truly captured the magic of our big day" - Sharon (bride)
"She has such incredible patience with children and even when they are acting their worst, she has this ability to make them laugh and her photographs appear effortless and flawless" - Ritu (mom of 2)
"The pictures that Bella has captured of my family are ones that I will treasure forever." - Sarah (mom of 2)
"Even when I think my girls are not smiling or cooperating, Bella still manages to delight us with absolutely amazing pictures. " - Jayne (mom of 2)
"Our photographs are such treasures, and such a priceless investment!" - Stefanie (mom of 3)
"She is very good at keeping on going even when you have typical family chaos and capturing my kids personalities without it looking too posed or saccharine." - Catherine (mom of 4)
Do you want to look back on your images and feel like you're hitting replay on a movie? A signature session creates opportunities for you to let down your guard. It will allow you to relax and to give yourself and your child permission to be in the moment. It's perfect for those further away magical destinations like the forests or the beach. I'll have the time to capture the nuances, the expressions, and the changing of the light. This session is basically a double session. It allows the space to relax, to enjoy things along the way and to allow kids to explore and play. You don't have to worry if someone has a meltdown, or if you're notoriously late to appointments. There's time to be flexible.
For senior and adult-only sessions, this will allow time for me to incorporate creative lighting techniques, outfit changes and multiple locations as well.
If the opportunity is ripe, a keepsake family film will accompany this session. This is the ideal format to memorialize those expressions, the movements and this time you have together. A perfect compliment to your keepsake images. Contact me for details.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, my newborn sessions will take place outdoors.
For the time being, I've made the difficult decision to discontinue any in-home photography. I hope to restart in-home newborn photography in the fall season, but that's still to be determined. Please join my mailing list for updates.
For the past year, I've had the pleasure of photographing many newborn babes outdoors. Parents could not be happier that there was an option that kept their baby as safe as possible. I can only imagine how nerve-wracking it would be to invite a stranger into your home during a pandemic.
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My style is very collaborative and adaptive to your needs. When booking your branding and headshot session, I'll dig deeper to find out the mood and feel you want to convey. This will ensure your personality and sense of style pop in your portraits. Space chosen must be well ventilated or have ability to properly socially distance.
I offer personal branding sessions at the studio. For corporate headshots, team photography and lab photography, please reach out for a 1/2 or full day quote. Rates start at $2500 for a half day.
Indoor option launching soon. Please reach out or join my mailing list for details.
On-location, studio. Solo or with your friends & family.
Seeing you and capturing who you are at this moment in your life is my gift. Whether that is a fun, fashionable senior or a quiet, introverted senior - I'll read that immediately and help guide you to be the most photogenic version of yourself. It's my job to make you confident and comfortable in front of the camera.
I offer on-location sessions outdoors of your choice, or in my studio. Please reach out for details.
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mom of 2
"I will never use another photographer!"
"We have used several local photographers for different family functions, and Bella is by far the best! I love the way she captured our family love and genuine interaction. Her composition is exquisite and I will never use another photographer!"
"After many recommendations from friends, we were very fortunate to work with Bella"
We had Bella come to our home to capture the welcoming of our newborn son! After many recommendations from friends, we were very fortunate to work with Bella immediately! Bella was phenomenal with our family including our dog Cooper! Bella captured every moment and was open to all our suggestions. We were extremely pleased and surprised by Bella with her visit, emails, phone calls, messages, beautiful pictures, teasers and video she made for us! We will definitely be using Bella again to photograph our son and capture more memories! Thank you Bella!!
Kids should have the freedom to have fun and be themselves. Who said the photo session had to be sitting and smiling at the camera for 20 minutes? I would be bored out of my mind. Let them play and their personalities will shine bright. Give them what they want and we'll get our moments in return.
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I structure my packages according to time, not if it's a maternity vs a family vs a newborn session.
I photograph people.
My skill lies in seeing you, posing you and framing you in the environment.
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Beauty lies in the moments and the real. You deserve to be seen and your story to be told.
The perfect time for that is right now.
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