Your Loves, Your LIGHT || Somerville MA Family Photography

This post marks my first deviation from my standard "descriptive" blog posts. Instead, I'm going to try writing letters to my families for their sneak peek, rather than attempt to summarize them in words. So, with that, a letter to a very special woman indeed....  Dearest L,

family of four fall photo

First off, how touched I was when you reached out to get photos this year! I was thrilled to have the opportunity to capture you and your family again. You four are stunning. See?  Your kiddos are so goofy and sassy and fun, and even though they kept me hustling around like mad, their energy indisputably spread their contagious joy. I know weighing the pros and cons of different locations felt a touch overwhelming, but I think returning to the reservoir for photos - and finding it to be so lush and colorful - was quite fitting indeed.  

I loved that you were so clear about knowing what you wanted from your session (and yet still indulged my artsy hand-leaf photo at the end;-) ). How ridiculously bad.... buns*do you all look here? Truly, you radiate light.Meeting you and your family last year was quite a gift: I love that through a painful ending this new connection with your deeply beautiful family began. 

So grateful to be your photographer again.



*heh - I'm such a dork! I'm not sure how people would feel if I swore on my family photography posts!

A postscript for others:

In the midst of child raising chaos, do you sometimes forget what a profound and beautiful bunch your family is? I would love to help remind you! It’s never too early to contact me about a future session – I generally schedule a few months out – 617-480-0387 or

Also, please jump on over to Instagram and follow me there for babies and other loveliness every day!  

I’d be honored to capture lovely photos of your favorite people soon. 

Willow Baby Studios specializes in newborn, toddler, child and family lifestyle photography for Boston area families – including Arlington, Cambridge, Somerville, Charlestown, Boston Proper, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, the South End, Newton, Wellesley, Burlington, Bedford, Winchester, Wakefield, Reading, Lexington, Belmont, Weston, and more. 

Owner & photographer Ceilidh (“k-lee”) Willow Yurenka, is trained as a fine art photographer, and received her BFA in photography from MassArt in 2007. A momma herself, she loves to be silly with your kiddos while capturing the beautiful chaos that is family life.