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Mom is holding baby with dad during a Newborn photography session by Ivy Lulu Photography at Westborough MA

Newborn or Family Photo Session Christmas Giveaway

January 1, 2024

Dear Community, Welcome to the newborn or family photo session Christmas giveaway! As the holiday season unfolds, we reflect on the joy, love, and precious moments that make this time of year truly special. This Christmas, I would love to do a Christmas giveaway, embracing the spirit of giving by offering a unique gift to […]


Family, Newborn

What to wear for Christmas tree farm photos?

What Color to Wear for Christmas Tree Farm Photos?

October 26, 2023

Figuring out what to wear for your Christmas tree farm family photos could be overwhelming. “What color theme should I pick?” “How do you pick colors that can coordinate with each other?” This article is to help you understand a little bit of color and pick the color theme for your Christmas tree farm photos. […]


Couple, Family, Maternity

Christmas tree farm sessions at Grafton, MA are perfect for couples and family to start their holiday seasons

Christmas Tree Farm Mini Sessions

October 10, 2023

The holiday season is a time of warmth, joy, and togetherness. Taking family photos in the tree farm is a great way to start or continue your Christmas tradition. I am excited to offer the Christmas tree farm mini sessions for the first time this year! Tree Farm mini sessions will be held at Highfields Christmas […]


Couple, Family, Maternity

Father and mother are spending time on drawing with their daughters during a documentary family photography session in Massachusetts

What Is Documentary Family Photography?

May 28, 2023

You might think that the only approach to have your family photos are from these two ways: studio portraits or lifestyle outdoor/in-home family photography sessions. However, documentary family photography is another type of family photography session I offer if you are looking for something that are less posing and more relaxing. The traditional portraits are […]


Family, Maternity, Newborn

Married couples are kissing in their winter elopement in Southwick's Zoo.

Elopement: A Meaningful Alternative to the Traditional Wedding

April 18, 2023

An elopement isn’t a wedding that is done behind because you don’t have your family supports. The first time I heard about elopement, I thought it was people escaping from their parents and getting married secretly. That means, parents don’t agree on the marriage, but the couples still elope to get married. I don’t feel […]



A toddler is under the crib and he tried to get out of it.

Model Call: Day in the Life

March 20, 2023

MODEL CALL for Westborough, Massachusetts and nearby areas families! I’m offering free in-home family photo sessions in a documentary approach! I want to add in-home family photography session to my portfolio so I’m looking for families with 1-3 children (at least one child aged from newborn to 5 years old) to join me for in-home […]


Family, Maternity, Newborn

Parents lift their kids up in the air by the lake during the lifestyle family photography session at Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

What Is Lifestyle Family Photography?

September 26, 2022

You may not know it, but most of the family photography sessions are actually lifestyle family photography sessions. Lifestyle family photography sessions are relatively short, about an hour. They are guided by the photographers a lot. The goal of a lifestyle family session is to capture the family dynamic and show the family connections and […]



What To Expect From An Outdoor Family Photography Session?

August 29, 2022

There’s something special about outdoor family photography in Massachusetts – especially when the weather cooperates! Being outside often brings out a family’s personality. They’re able to just play and enjoy their time together, which naturally produces better photographs. If you’re preparing for an outdoor family photoshoot in Massachusetts or beyond, it’s important to know what […]



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