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Milton MA Family Photographer – Minishoots at Turner’s Pond are pretty fantastic

I met these guys at Turner’s Pond a few weeks ago and I keep meaning to blog their session – so sorry for the delay! I just adore Turner’s as a minishoot location – not only because it’s close to where I live, but also because the backdrop is just perfection for minis. Parking is easy and it really couldn’t be more beautiful, any time of year.

But without further ado… here’s Ms. A and her fantastic parents:

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Spring Public Garden Minishoot #8

I met the biggest sister in this family when she was just one, back in early 2005, when I’d only been a professional photographer for two years. And now she’s almost a TEENAGER too…

I’ve loved seeing these guys throughout the years as they’ve grown.

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Always fun.

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Kim - April 19, 2016 - 9:21 am

These pics are fantastic! Thanks Jess!

Spring Public Garden Minishoot #5

This gorgeous older brother here was one of my first photoshoots from the fall of 2003 – he was six months old when I met him and I’d only been doing photography professionally for about half of a year at that point. He was divine and adorable back then, and still is. His beautiful sister blows me away as well. I love these guys so much for support over the years! So many photoshoots and so much fun watching them grow.

Teenager?? Ga!!?!

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Fall Public Garden Minishoot #19

You know, I take pictures of a lot of teenagers because I’ve been doing what I do for twelve years now, which means tons of the original “babies” of Boston Baby Photos are heading into their teens now. I love seeing all those kids every year as they grow. But you know what else is really fun? Meeting new families who have teenagers! I love the fun of meeting new people, and we can relax and have fun right away with older kids.

That was the case with these guys – their elder daughter is thirteen and their younger is ten, and the most important thing for these guys was making sure we got great photos with their parents.

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That we can do! But first we needed to grab a photo of these cute parents.

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Thanks so much for coming to meet me for a minishoot in the Public Garden. I loved getting to know you guys.

Chris Kempner - November 27, 2015 - 8:53 am

What beautiful pictures of the Weiss family! They are as beautiful on the inside as they are on the outside. Live every smile and every kiss!!

Laura - November 27, 2015 - 8:54 am

Such great photos!

Paul Gleason - November 27, 2015 - 9:00 am

Great photos of a great family!
When did the girls get so big?
Paul

Deb Reyore - November 27, 2015 - 9:09 am

Awesome photo’s of an awesome family!

Zantalalia deter - November 27, 2015 - 9:23 am

What amazingly beautiful photos!. Captures how lovely my cousin really is. What beautiful family memories you have captured for them .

Roxann Kidd - November 27, 2015 - 9:24 am

Beautiful pictures of a beautiful family!

Michele Corkery - November 27, 2015 - 9:44 am

Gorgeous family. Placeful, lovely photographs. Well done all!

Kandi Bux - November 27, 2015 - 9:46 am

The pictures are so good!! You all look great!!

Laurie DeMarco - November 27, 2015 - 9:51 am

Beautiful photos! Looks like you had so much fun!

Ginger DeShaney - November 27, 2015 - 10:03 am

Gorgeous photos!! Just stunning!

Anne Snyder - November 27, 2015 - 10:06 am

Beautiful family!!!

Cindy O'Donnell - November 27, 2015 - 10:18 am

Such beautiful photos!!! You can see the Love! :-)

Kathryn Guthrie - November 27, 2015 - 10:21 am

Love all the shoot BBP really captured the loving spirit of this special family! My favorite is the one with all three girls.

Anna lyn - November 27, 2015 - 10:38 am

Love this sweet family! What great pics!

Marvin Pratt - November 27, 2015 - 10:40 am

Great shots you guys. Looks like you had a lot of fun doing the photo shoot too.

Allen - November 27, 2015 - 11:04 am

Great family shots!!!!

Dorrie Fleischer - November 27, 2015 - 11:28 am

Beautiful pictures of a very special family!

Suzanne - November 27, 2015 - 11:40 am

What a fun shoot! Great angles and a whole lot of different expressions captured too. Love the B&W.

Nola Odens - November 27, 2015 - 1:50 pm

You captured their sweet silliness! A terrific shoot of four seriously special people. Love you, Weiss family!

Susan Hanscom - November 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm

I LOVE these pictures – all of them!

Dawn reed - November 27, 2015 - 7:31 pm

Love these!!!! So beautiful!!! The smiles are contagious.

Barbara Renze - November 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm

Lovely photos of a truly beautiful family!

Candy Wright - November 28, 2015 - 4:42 pm

Mom and the girls are cute but not so sure about the dad! Lol! Beautiful pictures of a beautiful family.

Julie Ferguson - November 30, 2015 - 2:22 pm

Beautiful morning photos and beautiful family. Love these!

Julie ferguson - November 30, 2015 - 2:24 pm

^^^ don’t know why spell check popped “morning” in there ;-), but beautiful photos morning, noon or night !!!! ;-)

Mary Delgado - November 30, 2015 - 6:10 pm

The photos came out beautiful. May God continue to bless this amazing family

Public Garden Fall Minishoot #5

These fall minishoots are flying by! I’ve shot 13 families so far in the Public Garden, and there’s about that many more left to shoot – so much family fun to document :)

Wonderful to see these guys again, especially because I hadn’t yet meet their newest addition. Fabulous, fun sisters!

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Kayla Skillin - October 20, 2015 - 1:56 pm

great photos!

Carolynn mackay - October 20, 2015 - 2:38 pm

Beautiful!

Robyn Mabel - October 20, 2015 - 5:43 pm

Your pictures are great, Jessica. I love the way everyone always looks so natural and not like they are posing.

Jennifer Reardon - October 20, 2015 - 9:08 pm

Gorgeous, I love your style! You captured so many fun moments.

Tricia McKenna - October 21, 2015 - 4:42 pm

so many fantastic shots!

Public Garden Minishoot #8

I met these guys in the Public Garden for a minishoot back in April – this was their eleventh (!!) photoshoot with me in the last ten years. We met back in March of 2005 for their big girl A’s one year old photoshoot. That doesn’t make me feel old or anything, don’t worry.

And I just LOVE seeing families grow. These minishoots are a great way to keep up the rhythm of photos – and guess what, peeps – I have openings in Saturday, May 9th’s minishoot! I never have openings, this is big news – so if you have any interest in grabbing a spot in my last 2015 spring Public Garden Minishoot (my next mini will be in late Sept/early Oct there), check out the open times at this link.

But without further ado, here are these three cuties:

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Wonderful to see you guys, as always. Yay for a decade of photos!

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Nancy Wright - May 8, 2015 - 11:02 am

Wonderful, Great, I love them all

Katie - May 8, 2015 - 11:10 am

Great pics!

Michelle - May 8, 2015 - 11:14 am

Kids are getting so BIG!!! Great pics love these guys :-)

John Mattern - May 8, 2015 - 11:16 am

Certainly captures the love these guys have for each other.

Hilda Dargon - May 8, 2015 - 12:08 pm

You are Flowers in the Garden!

Jessica - May 8, 2015 - 3:05 pm

What a beautiful set of pictures!! You guys all look great!:)

Eve - May 9, 2015 - 3:27 am

I love these!

Don - May 9, 2015 - 8:17 am

Fantastic photos!

Mona - May 11, 2015 - 12:47 pm

Beautiful family!! Great photos!!

Public Garden Spring Minishoot #1

Woo-hoo! We did it, guys, we made it through Boston’s ridiculousness yet again. Well done, peeps. And as a prize for all of us, we got yesterday and Saturday’s weather. Yay!

Saturday was divine in the Public Garden for my first of two minishoot days this spring. (More info about joining me for the May 9th one is at this link.) These guys started me off with a bang for the 9am session. I loved seeing them so much. Had to show you the color shots in the blog today because I need some color in my day, and the sun was just so delicious and bright for us. Not to mention I’m just so excited that we’re back to doing outdoor photos with something other than white in the background.

I’ve been photographing these two since they were mere babes. Taller every year, I tell ya!

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Fall Public Garden Minishoot #22

A bit of a throwback post here, but we may as well. It’s so cold and snowy out there today it’s nice to think about those warmer fall days. I’ve been photographing these three girls since they were each teenie tiny newborn girlies, and I just adore seeing how they’re growing.

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Really fun to see you guys as always!

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Fall Public Garden Minishoot #18

Look at these twinkling eyes! I loved meeting this guy for the first time at my late October Public Garden Minishoot – he and his mama had such fun playing together in the trees and the leaves there. I love it when we’re able to document a soon-t0-be older sibling – it’s a time of life when there’s so much change about to happen… I love being able to spend some time focusing on #1 for a bit. (But maybe that’s just me, speaking as a first child – hehe…)

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Sabari - November 21, 2014 - 4:22 pm

Gorgeous googs and mom!

Acey - November 21, 2014 - 6:17 pm

These are wonderful. Shining eyes and
baby belly! XOXO

Ina Patel - November 21, 2014 - 9:40 pm

Beautiful pictures!!! Love my googs and his mom!

Sujata - November 23, 2014 - 12:07 pm

What a handsome boy!

Minnie - November 23, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Lovely pictures. Beautiful mother & son

Ally - November 26, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Love this little guy..what a natural !

Andrea - November 26, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Precious! I love the one with Sameer in the air!

Kat - November 26, 2014 - 2:49 pm

I absolutely adore these pictures, the first one is just amazing!

Christine - November 26, 2014 - 2:57 pm

Love these!

Erminia - November 26, 2014 - 3:09 pm

Absolutely stunning. So much love in these pictures!

Zelalem - November 26, 2014 - 5:59 pm

Beautiful pics!!! Thanks for sharing.

Kelly - November 26, 2014 - 6:57 pm

Beautiful pics of mama and her little guy!

Sarah - November 29, 2014 - 5:39 pm

Fantastic pictures!

Kerrie - November 30, 2014 - 9:53 pm

Amazing photos….moments to treasure for a lifetime!!

sarah - December 1, 2014 - 7:48 am

#4 makes my heart melt!

Sandra - December 1, 2014 - 8:40 am

What a gorgeous series of mother and son photos! Captures the sparkle in their eyes and the warmth of their hearts

Karen - December 1, 2014 - 9:04 am

So precious! Enjoy this time together.

Cristin - December 1, 2014 - 10:01 am

Looove these!

Nikki - December 1, 2014 - 10:06 am

What beautiful shots that capture the pure love and simple joy between momma and son. Adorable!

Nancy - December 1, 2014 - 10:15 am

These photos are exquisite. The joy and love expressed by them is almost palpable…like you could reach in a touch it.

Margaret - December 1, 2014 - 1:45 pm

These photos are beautiful! Sameer’s a cutie!

Fall Public Garden Minishoot #23

This fall I shot 26 families over the course of two days in the Boston Public Garden, and I’m realizing this is one of the first few that I’ve blogged for you guys. Sorry the blog is a little sparse these days, I’m only blogging and Facebook-album-ing on request, which means there are fewer posts going up.

But here are two amazing older kiddos. I took photos of them when they were babies, and now they done gone and growed up on me :) I loved getting a chance to see them again, it always makes me happy to pop back into children’s lives for a glimpse now and again.

And the colors in the Public Garden during my minishoot days this fall were AMAZING, so I had to blog this in color for you.

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A few of these just cracked me up. The brother creeping up…

Post head-bonk – OW!

Wonderful to see you guys again, thanks so much for meeting up with me!

 

Rachel - November 7, 2014 - 3:05 pm

These are beautiful, Jess! You really captured who they are. <3

Boston’s gonna miss these gingers

You may have noticed an air of sadness in faces around Boston this week. That’s because five amazing people are leaving on Saturday, headed to their next adventure. They’ve graced Dorchester with their kindness, their energy, their love and their smiles for many years now, and it’s time for them to move on to the next big thing.

I didn’t blog many (any?) of my spring minishoots this year – (I’ve been working on – eek, coming soon! – a redesign of the BBP website and it’s been gobbling up my blogging time), but these guys met me in the Public Garden in late May for photos, and I adored running around and playing with them there. I normally blog in b&w (and always provide everyone all their photos in both b&w and color), but this shoot needed to be blogged in color. I’m sure you can see why. These five were just bursting with COLOR.

We love you! Y’all come back now, you hear?

Big hugs, guys.

Fall Public Garden Minishoot #19

This fall I had two Public Garden Minishoot days – one at the end of September, and one at the end of October. During those two shoot days I met about twenty families for quickie 20 minute photoshoots, and lucked out with incredible weather days both days. To streamline my process this fall, I decided to only blog people who specifically asked me to – so that’s why I’m skipping right to minishoot #19 here :)

More info about Minishoot days (and getting on the “contact me first” list for the spring minishoots) is here.

I loved seeing these three handsome boys again this fall – and had to show you these in color, because the Public Garden’s color is always gorgeous…

Tim - November 25, 2013 - 9:24 pm

Love the shot of the 3 on the bench!

Amy Diemer - November 25, 2013 - 9:40 pm

Great shots! You have really captured the spirit of these boys and their parents. They look like a bundle of energy and joy! Your pictures say a thousand words!

Patricia Conway - November 25, 2013 - 10:26 pm

Gorgeous boys. Especially happy parents

Patricia Conway - November 25, 2013 - 10:29 pm

JOY

Ann Coughlin - November 26, 2013 - 12:15 am

Such a beautiful family! Their love for one another is so evident is these wonderful photos.

Sally - November 26, 2013 - 7:01 am

Oh what fun it is to be us!!!

Ellen - November 26, 2013 - 7:16 am

Love! I can almost hear them giggling as I look at these. Fabulous shots, fabulous family.

Patty Fee - November 26, 2013 - 7:29 am

Another day in Murphy Land! Smiles, giggles, mischief brother-love. I love the pic of Mom and Dad – two seconds of their own:)

Betsy Ziegler - November 26, 2013 - 8:02 am

Beautiful family! Love all these pictures!

debra otway - November 26, 2013 - 8:19 am

these boys are precious…love the bench with all three amigos!!!

Peter - November 26, 2013 - 9:20 am

Great photos handsome kids…just like their grandfather. Da

Allyson - November 26, 2013 - 2:18 pm

Unbelievable pictures! I love the family shot.

diane long - November 26, 2013 - 8:48 pm

Though I enjoyed the photo posted, I think the picture in the leaves with the middle child eating the leaves is so honest and free in the fall season. Each photo was great and I love FAMILY photos, but sometimes it’s just nice to see innocence

kevin long - November 26, 2013 - 8:58 pm

I’m the Godfather to the youngest, so I think that the single pictures of each boy, represents such a unique photo of the ‘man’ within. With that said, seeing the family photo, makes me realize that the spontaneity of happiness is quite evident in the group picture. Innocence is captured; love is captured. Great shoot!

Betty - December 4, 2013 - 6:03 pm

Darling!

Deb - December 4, 2013 - 6:05 pm

Jess – you did it again. 3rd year running and you continue to capture the personalities of the little guys. Thank you for your patience and silliness. You do an amazing job.

Fall Public Garden Minishoot #15

These guys ran and zipped and played around the Public Garden for their 20 minute minishoot in October. Just getting a chance to blog it now!

 

 

Michelle Wall - January 15, 2014 - 5:45 pm

Thx again Jess! Impressed by how many good pics in such a short time!!

Tricia - January 16, 2014 - 12:20 pm

These are so great!