Kristen Swain Photography

Inquire 

arrow

new england families, COUPLEs, and landscapes

Kristen Swain Photography

THE KSP JOURNAL

Join me on my journey from the corporate world to my dream life as a New England-based professional photographer. 

families

couples

career & business

lifestyle

astrology

BLog home

Winchester Newborn Session

arrow

Newborns

Newborn photos on a bright and sunny Saturday in Winchester. One for the books.

Fall Family Session on the North Shore

arrow

Families

We got SO lucky with the timing of this outdoor family session in North Andover – the leaves were stunning and the purple sky and nearly full moon that night gave us quite a show! After taking a few family shots on the front steps of their home, we found a couple little pockets of beauty to use for the rest of the session, right in the family’s front yard.

Nantucket Family Session

arrow

Families

Making magic on Nantucket and embracing the sweet chaos of four kids under six.

Newborn Session in Wellesley, MA

arrow

Newborns

At the start of the new year, I had the pleasure of capturing a newborn session at Callie and Brian’s home in Wellesley. We immediately bonded over our shared love of dogs, with their furry friend, Bella, not wanting to be left out of the photo fun (which we fully embraced!). We spent most of […]

A December Maternity and Family Session in Winchester, MA

arrow

Families

A few weeks before Christmas 2023 I received a lengthy DM on Instagram from Nic, explaining that he and his family had recently moved to Winchester from New York and urgently needed holiday photos. Nic’s message was chock full of helpful information and detail about his wife Laura (a sports medicine and ER doctor with a […]

The Best Holiday Gifts You Can Order Right Now

arrow

Lifestyle

It’s November, and that means it’s time to start giving serious consideration to how we’re going to tackle the holidays this year. From travel to cooking, gifts to parties, the festive season is upon us. Personally, I find the holidays pretty stressful. Perhaps it’s because the holidays coincide with the culmination of the busiest part […]

Mother and father each holding a child in front of green trees.

Favorite Locations in Boston for Fall Family Sessions

arrow

Families

Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year to get outside for family and engagement sessions — being a New England-based photographer, I’m spoiled by the beautiful colors and scenery that greet us around this time every year. With fall photo sessions in full swing, I put together a list of five places […]

Mom sitting with daughters in front of mirror, in white dresses

The Only Gift Your Mother Needs This Mother’s Day

arrow

Families

First off, I want to wish all mothers and mother figures out there a Happy Mother’s Day! Spring is a time for reflection, gratitude, and new energy, so it is truly the perfect time to show some love to those around you (and maybe treat a mom to brunch!).  With so many events happening lately, […]

Boston mom and daughter

Spring Photography Sessions: What to wear?

arrow

Families

Whether you’re joining me for an in-home or studio photography session in Boston this spring, or planning to get outside with your family and enjoy spring’s bounty of flowers and sunshine, I’ve got tips for you!  In my last post I shared my favorite locations for outdoor spring sessions in Boston, as well as timing considerations for this time of year.  Today I’m sharing some ideas about what to wear for your spring family or motherhood photographs. 

A Boston Photographer’s Guide To Spring Sessions!

arrow

Families

As a Boston photographer, I am always eagerly anticipating the arrival of spring. The warmth of the sun, the blooming flowers, the vibrant colors, and the excitement in the air, among many other things, make spring the perfect time for capturing beautiful outdoor photos. I love the way the light dances through the trees as the days lengthen, and the many opportunities to take advantage of New England’s natural beauty. Spring is a great time to get outside and take photos of all the beautiful flowers that emerge over the course of just a few short weeks, especially in the Boston area.

Let's make magic together.

arrow

© Kristen Swain Photography

site design by tonic

|