Morgan + Garrett’s Roger Williams Park Engagement Photos

Roger Williams Park in the spring just cannot be beat.  Pink and white blossoms everywhere, and Morgan, Garrett, and I totally took advantage of what was in bloom.  We started off in the Japanese Gardens, and then made our way around the park. This park is such a gem in Providence. It’s huge, and while it’s usually crowded, things were relatively calm the evening we were there (minus the two wedding parties and prom groups!).

I like to shoot a mixture of up close, intimate portraits, standard portraits, and wide shots encompassing the beautiful backgrounds. For these shots, I used two lenses: 35mm (for the wide shots and up close intimate portraits) and the 85mm (for the standard portraits).  It’s nice to have a mix so that not everything looks the same.

Enjoy the photos!
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I call the next set of portrait poses the, “For Mom and Dad”. While I always like to have a mix of natural looking moments (which are most often the result of nervous giggles!), I always try to take a few posed, looking directly at the camera, as parents and grandparents always seem to love these.  It’s a good “staple” portrait!

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A Lifestyle Family Portrait Session in Rhode Island

90% of the time, I photograph families outside on the beach or at the park. But, what do you do in winter, or with a small baby? For these situations, I photograph families and babies in their homes. They are most comfortable in their own homes, and I find everyone to be much more relaxed. These sessions are typically called “Lifestyle” sessions, because we are photographing natural moments in the home, versus more posed set-ups in a studio.  I LOVE photographing Lifestyle sessions. It’s more photojournalistic, and it focuses more on the subjects and their interactions instead of the prop or set.  It’s more natural, emotional, and timeless.

A few weeks ago, I photographed this new family with a 4-month-old. While we were hoping to get more outside shots, the weather just did not cooperate. So, we stayed in the living room for most of the session. I really love how they turned out!

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If you like how they turned out too, and are interested in booking a Lifestyle session (or an outdoor session), we are currently running a 50% off special until the end of May! Please visit the website (link at the top) or email cm@caitlinmaloneyphotography.com for more information or to book.

A BIG Announcement!

Well, as you might be able to guess from the photo below….I’m expecting! Baby BOY (!!!) is due around the holidays.  I couldn’t be more thrilled! For so long, I have photographed so many families and babies, and it’s hard to believe that I will now have a little one of my own to photograph!


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So what does this mean for my clients? It means that fall family portrait sessions are going to be VERY limited this year, as I need to allow myself time to edit all of the sessions and deliver them in time for the holidays (and before I give birth).  Because birth is unpredictable, I will be scheduling sessions up to November 9th, but not any later. I will be accepting 8 October sessions, and once October is fully booked, opening up 4 November sessions if the weather cooperates….but that’s it!  Because I will be scheduling fewer sessions for fall, session dates will only be held with an e-signed studio policies contract and a non-refundable paid session fee (all done online and via Paypal), and must be submitted within 24 hours of being sent.

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Ready to book your fall family portrait session?!?! Well, if you’d like peak fall foliage, then I suggest scheduling your session between October 13th and October 28th, as these weeks have been predicted to have the best foliage! And it sure is pretty in photographs, isn’t it??

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Engagement sessions are also gorgeous in the foliage, too!!

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If you don’t have availability during the peak fall foliage weeks, what about an apple orchard? Apple orchards all look very “fall-ish” and can be photographed at any time in September-November.
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Even the city has some nice spots with foliage!
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Don’t forget senior portraits, either…

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If you are ready to book, please email me at cm@caitlinmaloneyphotography.com to get things started, or to ask any questions you may have. Thank you!

Gina + Paul’s Providence Engagement Photos

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Hope and Charlie | Bristol RI Baby and Family Portrait Photography

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