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Boston family photos in studio

Boston family photos in studio

One of the best things about being a photographer with a commercial studio, is I have an awesome alternative location for family photos–my studio! Don’t want to worry about the weather? Looking to take family photos in the Winter? Not sure if your toddler will cooperate during a evening photoshoot? All of these are great reasons to do your family photos in my Boston studio, located conveniently in Dedham, MA. Its true that my studio is designed for newborn photo sessions, but its also a perfect location for family photos!

Here are all the reasons that this Boston family photographer loves doing family photos in my studio rather than outdoors.

Is my baby too old for newborn photos? No!

Is my baby too old for newborn photos? I get this question all the time! Maybe you thought you wanted to do newborn photos and you forgot to reach out. Maybe you contacted a few photographers but never got around to booking. Maybe you thought, why would I ever want newborn photos? But then your...

Newborn Photos with a toddler – how to prepare

Newborn Photos with a Sibling

Thinking about going to newborn photos with a toddler in tow might fill you with anxiety. I understand, I’ve been there. My oldest was 3 when my youngest was born and was not exactly thriving at listening, especially after 2 weeks of his new brother getting all our attention. But as I’ve seen time and time again, we got lots of great shots with him smiling, even though it felt crazy at the time.

Boston Lifestyle Family Photographer – In home family photos

Boston Lifestyle Family Photographer

You might be thinking, Boston Lifestyle Family Photographer, what? Yes, 95% of my sessions are done in my studio or at the Arboretum. But, I occasionally shoot family sessions in my clients homes. I know this isn’t always ideal for all of my clients (cleaning your house, not enough light indoors, etc.) But if it’s the right fit for you, I’m here for it! 

Boston Newborn Photos – the Details

Boston newborn photographer details

I’m so excited to work with you! I’ve been photographing babies and families since 2012 and working with my amazing clients is one of my favorite things about this business. I know that every photographer does things a little differently, so I wanted to outline all the details, so you know exactly what to expect.

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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.


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