peach colored pretty dress with ruffles at shoulders.

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Wondering what to wear for your photo session? I have a studio wardrobe that some of my clients love to use for their sessions, whether in my studio, or anywhere else! Let me show you my collection, free for you to borrow.     I’m so excited to let you know about all the beautiful […]

July 27, 2020

mother stands in front of window, holding her tiny newborn baby. They are looking at each other.

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  Beth Cuddy Photographer/Boston Lifestyle Newborn Photographer, newborns, posing, props, in home newborn sessions, fresh48 sessions I don’t agree with posing newborns.  And as a photographer, I always want to prepare my clients on this topic so they know what to expect I always want my clients to feel that I not only met their […]

June 16, 2020

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  There are SO many great family photo locations in and around Boston, and these are a few of my favorites.  We’re so lucky, in Boston, to have such great variety of environments – rolling fields, the Atlantic ocean, parks, great urban architecture, charming small town centers, and more!  Firstly, I hope this guide inspires […]

June 11, 2020

Looking back on city view. New York City skyline, in color, with Hudson River in background.

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  Looking back on our past experiences can be so important.  This week I had a chance to reconnect, during a Zoom reunion with co-workers from my first real job after college, in New York City. The Early Signs of My Future Professional Photography Career Zoom  – love it or hate it, it’s what we […]

May 29, 2020

A fun idea for kids at home. Child his kneading banana playdough in her fingers, over a bowl.

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Beth Cuddy Photography/Boston Family Photographer   Need a fun idea for kids at home?! Ok, my dear families, today I’m taking off my photographer hat, and putting on my mom hat.  When parents are in the house with their little (or big) ones, sometimes it’s nice to have a fun idea for kids to do […]

May 11, 2020

Keep kids happy with this cookie recipe. Little boy is eating a cookie and looking at the camera with wide eyes.

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    These are sure to make your kids happy! My kids have an absolute favorite cookie. The one they always want to make at home, and now, the ones they make for friends, in their apartments.  You know the cookbook in the kitchen that looks the most worn, because it has some spills on […]

April 30, 2020

Ways to capture genuine expressions include setting up a fun activity to engage the child. Then you get natural expressions. The little girl is eating cookies at table, and playing with the sprinkles jar in front of her.

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  We all want to capture genuine expressions of our kids.  As we all know, it’s really hard to line up our kids, and have them give us the adorable photos we’re hoping for.  Right?!  It’s a nice day, they’re all wearing cute clothes (if we’re lucky!), and we promise them a popsicle, a movie, […]

April 29, 2020

a collage of photos showing outfits for kids, moms and dads to wear for photo shoots

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Need help choosing what to wear for your photo session?  Don’t worry – I’ve got you!  I can help you and your family look and feel terrific.  Years of working with children and families has given me lots of experience with what colors and styles work well, and what will stand the test of time.  […]

April 23, 2020

take great photos indoors. a girl is looking out the window from her room, with pretty afternoon sun falling on her face.

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Taking great photos indoors just takes understanding a few key photographer’s techniques.  Are you totally frustrated with the results you get when taking pictures of your family indoors?  Just read on to get tips that will make your photos so much better, and make the whole experience fun and creative. YES, THESE TIPS WILL MAKE […]

April 16, 2020

Pressure on moms to be perfect is intense. here, a mom hold her baby in her lap, kissing his forehead.

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The pressure on moms to be perfect just has to stop.  This culture of faking perfection is so sad.  Mamas, do you feel it?  Are you feeling the stress of putting on a smile and saying “Great!” whenever you’re asked how you are?  I think this pressure to appear perfect, to be able to handle […]

April 7, 2020