A Chelsea Family Portrait: Luca is Growing Up!

Chelsea family portrait of parents swinging little boy wearing bike helmet

The rain held off today, despite the impending forecast of doom.  This was good news for my Chelsea family portrait of Sara, Hugh, and little Luca who is now a big boy at four years old.  Today’s photo session was all about family fun, both inside and outside.  My hats off to mom Sara, who […]

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How to Get Natural Smiles Out of Children

Little girl holding out colored tongue Family portrait in Central Park for an article on how to get natural smiles out of children

So you’re a parent, and summer is here.  One of your goals this season is to get some great photos of your kids.  But despite the sunny weather outside, you can’t seem to capture the natural joy that was there a minute ago when the little ones were running around in the backyard.  Want to […]

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Is Camera Flash Dangerous to Newborns?

Swaddled newborn baby on green blanket for an article answering the question, 'is camera flash dangerous to newborns?'

My camera flash manual would say the answer is to never use a flash within one meter of a child. An actual medical professional, however, would beg to differ. Here is the definitive answer to the question, ‘Is camera flash dangerous to newborns?’

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Fun Family Portraits: Perfection is Overrated!

Fun family portraits in Florida by portrait photographer, Kelly Williams

I spent the past week surrounded by family, enjoying the warm weather of Florida.  My camera was almost always at hand, mainly so that I could capture every moment spent with my little cousins.  Ranging in age from 6 to 13, they are all a bundle of energy and never stand still for a photo.  […]

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Mia’s Fort Greene Park Family Portrait

Mother holding baby for a Fort Greene Park family portrait

Hi everyone!  I hope you are enjoying this beautiful weekend.  I wanted to share with you photos from a lovely Fort Greene Park family portrait I photographed yesterday.  I was honored to photograph the wedding of Sarah and Jomy two years ago (see the photos here), and I am so pleased to ‘complete the circle,’ […]

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A Battery Park Family Portrait PLUS New Packages

Father playing with baby on blanket during a Battery Park family portrait

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there (including my own)!  As usual, I am always a day late with major holidays.  In keeping with this tradition, my mother gets to celebrate with her presents tomorrow, since I mailed everything to her on Friday.  (It’s the thought that counts, no???). So to make up […]

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A Manhattan Family Portrait: Luca Turns Two!

Manhattan family portrait of parents and child blowing out birthday candle

Little Luca had one of the most exciting days of his young life yesterday — he turned two!  After a day spent playing in the pillows and blowing bubbles, the family enjoyed cupcakes and then had an adventure running the streets of New York (well, the sidewalks).  Happy birthday, Luca! Check out all the images […]

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Nancy & Ralfi’s Prospect Park Family Portrait

Prospect Park family portrait of father holding baby

For every wedding photographer, having a client come back to you for their first family portrait is always an exciting, and emotional experience.  It’s as if the circle is now complete.  This recently happened to me with one of my first wedding clients, Nancy and Ralfi. In today’s blog post I am so happy to […]

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