Author Archives: Whitney O'Brien

My Favorite Newborn Photos of 2023 – Roslindale Newborn Photographer

My Favorite Newborn Photos of 2024 - Roslindale Newborn Photographer

Its February, which is one of the slowest times of the year for me as a newborn photographer. I like to spend this time going through all my photos from the prior year to update my website. You might be wondering, what makes these images my favorite. I’m looking for flattering posing, gorgeous lighting, neutral...

5 Reasons I Love Milestone Sessions – One Year Old Photos in Dedham, MA

One Year Photo Shoot in Dedham MA

As a newborn photographer, I absolutely love photographing babies when they turn one. Here are 5 reasons why I love milestone sessions: 1. I get to see those babies grow! It’s so fun comparing little ones’ newborn photos to their milestone photos. Seeing them a year later just makes my heart happy. 2. Lots of...

Family session guide – tips for success

It’s family photo season! If you’re like me, you’re obsessing over what everyone is going to wear and worrying about whether your kids will cooperate. If not, I need your zen tips because even I do this. After years of photographing families, I have a few tips for prepping to help set you up for...

Favorite Resources: Pregnancy, Birth, & Baby

I’ve found a lot of helpful resources over the last year that I would love to share! Pregnancy My favorite pregnancy book is, The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Genevieve Howland. I loved that this book gave you information about the baby weekly, gave you advice on things to think about each...

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Whitney O'Brien is a Boston newborn photographer with a studio in Dedham, MA. She specializes in natural, timeless portraits of motherhood, including maternity, newborn, milestone, and family sessions.


She serves Boston neighborhoods such as Roslindale, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, and Hyde Park, as well as Dedham, Needham, Newton, Brookline, Westwood, Norwood, Walpole and beyond.


To see my latest work and photos of my own kids, follow me on social media!