Brooklyn based child, newborn, kids and family photographer highlights and featured family portraiture by Shannon Roddy

Prospect Lefferts Gardens - Family Session

Back in April Cornell and his family came thru my Brooklyn neighborhood, Prospect Lefferts Gardens so we could do a shoot together. They made an NYC pitstop on their way to Connecticut to kick off a big family weekend. Cornell is a family photographer based in North Carolina. Cornell and I connected while attending an incredible family photography workshop, The Family Narrative.

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New York City Studio Mini Sessions

I’ve been missing my photo studio days! This year I am adding studio mini sessions to my services for 2019. Back in December I did a little trial run and I really enjoyed it! Mini Sessions will be offered on predetermined dates at a studio location several times a year. Mini Sessions will be announced in advance thru my mailing list.

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Coney Island Family Vacation Session

Why do families stop hiring family photographers once their kids reach their teens?

I know its awkward time of life when you are supposed to dislike anything your parents request. Right? But, perhaps we as family photographers and parents are just going about it all the wrong way? I can totally empathize, who wants to spend their Saturday afternoon loading in the car with their entire family to sit somewhere and be told to smile, fix your shirt, smile, smile? Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be that way! (even for the little tots too).

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