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My Everyday – Blog Circle | Newton, MA Children and Family Photographer

This month’s “Everyday” blog really snuck up on me.  So much so – that I didn’t really have time to shoot much for myself in the recent weeks.  On one hand, I’m really excited to be so busy with client work -but on the other hand, I am relying on my iPhone to document our…

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  • Jessica Svoboda - LOVE the everyday iphone edition! hehehe. 🙂 so awesome. sometimes my iphone is my favorite camera to have on hand during the busy parts of our everyday…FOR SURE! these are all fabulous. LOVE the one of your little one peeking through the donut AND love to see that you got in one of the pictures TOO! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Sally Sosler - Awesome job capturing your everyday with your phone! I love that you are busy with client work, but still able to capture those little details with your family without having to pick up your DSLR.ReplyCancel

  • Stacey Petersen - I’m an iphone documenter big time! Love these shots. They all seem so fun and lively…. And wait… are you planking with a kid on top of you? LOLReplyCancel

  • Karen Jacot - Keeping it real with the iPhone! I especially love the selfie of you and the one with pigtails. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Lloyd - Everyday life is messy….and that mess is beautiful…and that mess is everything. Great post.ReplyCancel

Letters to our Daughters |Newton, MA Children and Family Photographer

I missed the deadline to link up to my blog circle this month, but I still wanted to post a letter.  So, here we go. Dear Girls, The other day, I took you shopping with me.  When we left the store, you guys noticed the big tall radio tower that was right next door.  We…

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My Everyday – Blog Circle | Newton, MA Children and Family Photographer

Afternoon playtime with my middle little.    Thanks for stopping by!  Continue through the blog circle by going to visit Elaine Simonsen of Bless Your Heart Photography

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  • Jessica Svoboda - Oh I just love these. Such BEAUTIFUL use of light. My favorites I think are the ones of your daughter with the little bucket on her head. hehehe. way too cute!ReplyCancel

  • Jess Lynn Photography - Laura, these are fantastic. Love. The. Flare. And the details are to die for.

    Too funny about the beanie boos! Their eyes are so cute, and creepy! 🙂 The names your little ones chose are great! My daughter also carefully evaluates the names on the tags determining whether or not they fit each little pet perfectly. 🙂

    Thank you for the kind words! I used my nifty 50 for most of them, except the last two. Those were shot with my 70-200 2.8.ReplyCancel

Letters to our Daughters |Newton, MA Children and Family Photographer

To my girls, You have something special. You are too young to recognize it yet, but I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to nourish and grow this special thing between the three of you.  This special thing is the bond you share as sisters.   The bond between sisters is…

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  • Sneha S. - Oh my gosh! what adorable girls and what a beautiful letter.ReplyCancel

  • Jana - Gorgeous light!!! Your girls have so much character in their smiles – loved reading about their closeness!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Shachmut - Thanks so much Sneha 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Yazmin - Oh my goodness – so sweet! And I love the photos… the girls and the light are beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Shachmut - Thanks for stopping by Jana! I’m partial to their smiles too. 😉
    Thank you Yazmin!ReplyCancel

  • Bianca - Oh my your girls are so gorgeous! I love all of it! This is how I always imagined having a sister would be like.ReplyCancel

  • Stacy - Beautiful photos and beautiful girls! The bond between sisters is such a special thing. Your girls are very lucky to have each other.ReplyCancel

  • Lila - What a beautiful letter! Sibling relationships are so fun to watch as they grow.ReplyCancel

2014 | Newton, MA Children and Family Photographer

Happy New Year! I have some very exciting news to share with everyone. Drumroll please… Shachmut Photography is officially open for business!!!!! If you would have told me – 5 years ago that I would be opening a photography business one day, I would have assured you that would not be the case. There are…

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