upper valley portrait photography

In one of those wild coincidences, I planned a trip back to Vermont the same weekend that Jessica + David took their kiddos up for a family visit. Raw weather and a distinct lack of sunshine made for something of a challenge (this part of New England doesn’t often have snow so early in the season, so things mostly just look dead and trampled), but Jessica suggested some of Dartmouth’s campus, as the students were off for break. Perfect!…

There’s nothing like a summer day in Vermont. Hiking a hill in the warm sun carrying clothing and equipment for a portrait session may not appeal to everyone, but Emily and Margot both grew up in this beautiful state; dodging cow patties, avoiding brambles, and eating crab apples are all just part of the experience. This I Love Vermont session is to celebrate Margot’s 30th birthday this year; we couldn’t think of a better location…

Jessica + Ian were married in Vermont just months before we were (check out their wedding pictures here), and now have a beautiful daughter, Navah. We joined this happy family in Norwich, Vermont for a portrait session in the early evening. The New England weather had been fickle for weeks, but amazingly we managed to have a perfect evening of golden sunshine! Navah’s face lights up when she sees her Mommy and Daddy (if you…

While we were in Vermont a couple of weeks ago we had a chance to get together with Eric & Lisa and their three sons for a mini family session in the late afternoon sunshine.  Calvin, Sam and Dawson are so full of energy!  We had an impromptu game of catch, and it was so fun watching the boys chase bubbles.  Click below to see more of our favorites!