Kidography by Dania, Photographing the tiny humans, and those who love them. bio picture
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Ok, who wants to do this with me next?!  I was so excited to do something a little bit different with this double simplicity session.  I LOVE when parents want to capture these types of real life moments to remember their kids exactly the way they are. Having only girls, baseball games aren’t a regular occurrence in our household (unless Kennedy is routing on her beloved Red Sox), so it was awesome to get outside and play sports photographer for the evening!

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I recently read an article by a photographer in Seattle about why she doesn’t pose newborns and I thought, “yes!  that’s totally me!”  As she points out “when you take a sleeping baby and lay him or her down on a bed, they all do something different.  Some curl up, some stretch out their legs (or just one leg), others will put their tiny hand up in front of their face, or give a little fist bump pose.”  Those are the moments I want to capture for my clients.  Those are the moments you’ll look back on years from now and say “they still sleep that way!”, “they still make that face!”.  I want you to remember the way your older children cuddled their new sibling, and the way they fit in your arms.  So, I don’t pose newborns.  I simply let them be the perfect creation they are.

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I got an excited text from my friend last May about this magical backyard with gorgeous purple forget me nots and we vowed then and there that when they came back this year, we’d get a few images of her three girls snuggled in them.  We freaked out about the weather the entire week and rescheduled once (maybe twice?!), waiting for the perfect light.  Would you believe that the clouds rolled in for the first time all day as I pulled into the driveway??  I promised her we would make it work even without the sun.  I think we did ok, don’t you??

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I can’t decide which is more gorgeous…this couple, or the light that bathed them…

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I wasn’t sure I could have been anymore excited to see this family again…and finally meet their latest addition.  I met them back in 2013 when it was just little Reese and I’ve loved every moment of watching their family grow over the years.  They are truly some of the most kind, loving, funny and amazing people I’ve ever met.  So without further ado, meet Vivienne!

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How cool is this day?  I mean, I tell my girls every single day that they should be thankful for each other, but it’s pretty cool to have a day where they full on celebrate their sisterhood.  There isn’t a day that goes by that I am not incredibly grateful.  I can’t begin to tell you how many more times a day they laugh and smile because of each other, and one of my favorite things is capturing those moments.  Their relationship inspires me every day…both personally and in my photography and I adore being able to capture those same moments for my clients.  Last year was a great year for siblings at Kidography.  It was hard to pair down the images to share, there were just so many good ones!  But here’s just a little sampling of some of my most favorite 2015 moments.  :)
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Spring and summer sessions are a perfect opportunity to get those updated family and kid shots!  Also an ideal for that amazing lady who is often hiding behind her own camera documenting her family, and rarely has the opportunity to jump into a frame herself.  Your children will thank you for documenting these days…cherishing these irreplaceable moments.

Petite Sessions will be held on one Sunday each month.  $400 includes a family session*, private online gallery with approximately 15 images to view and digitally download in high resolution jpeg format.  Additional a la carte prints and custom products will be available for purchase at a 10% discount.

For those of you who may want a more personalized family session, Creative session are always available.  :)

Email me to book your session today!  And if you haven’t signed up to receive newsletter emails, please feel free to do so to stay updated on calendar announcements, petite session dates, changes and reminders!

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First communions are right around the corner!  I am so thrilled I did sessions with Kennedy and a few of her friends before the big day last year so I was less stressed about getting a zillion good pictures the day of, and could focus on just being present. So…I want to offer the same for any of you who have littles making their first communions this year.  This moment comes once in a lifetime!

Sessions will be held on Sunday, May 1st.  Cost is $225 and includes a 20 minute session capturing 8-10 portraits, all of which will be available for immediate download from your private online gallery.  Location tbd based on where the trees bloom first!

Email me to secure a slot, or discuss alternate dates…and please feel free to share this with anyone who may be interested!

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This is our fourth session together, and each and every time, Masami brings such an authenticity to his images.  I love that even at 10, he’s not too “cool” to be himself in front of the camera and I love how easy he makes it to capture his true personality – right down to the suit being 100% his choice in attire.  Never be too old to let loose and have fun Masami!!  Happy birthday!

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Some days during this project I feel like I’m struggling to find something worth posting and other days, I have too many to choose from.  However, I hold myself to only posting images that were taken on that day (even though it’s so tempting to cheat!).   Poor John often has to sit through 15 minutes of me going back and forth…”this one or this one?!”…”color or bw?!”… “are you sure this one?!” … so there always ends up being a bunch of runner up images.  I feel bad just tossing them aside so here is a little peek at the ones I loved but didn’t make the final cut.  :)

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